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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: How often do chemists enjoy jokes...
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3.27.2017
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Social primates with bigger brains are likely to use their added cerebral power to cope with conflict, a study has revealed. The surprise findings suggest that...
by University of Manchester
3.27.2017
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The rapidly expanding solar energy industry could meaningfully contribute to curbing climate change only if governments and the private sector approach it more...
by Stanford University
3.27.2017
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Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika. Despite...
by University of California, Berkeley
3.27.2017
9:30am
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When the mighty orca breaks to the surface and exhales, the whale sprays an array of bacteria and fungi in its his breath, scientists said, some good, and some...
by Phuong Le, Associated Press
3.27.2017
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When you're tired, your ability to interpret subtle expressions of happiness and sadness can begin to deteriorate, UA researchers found.
by University of Arizona
3.24.2017
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Using a custom-built microscope, scientists have achieved the closest view yet of working nerve synapses, the junctions between neurons that govern how these...
by Washington State University in St. Louis
3.24.2017
2:58pm
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In a study conducted in one of the world's oldest and most biologically diverse deserts, scientists explore the origins of water other than rainfall and are...
by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
3.24.2017
2:56pm
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In the era of genome sequencing, it's time to update the old "bench-to-bedside" shorthand for how basic research discoveries inform clinical practice,...
by Jackson Laboratory
3.24.2017
2:52pm
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A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi...
by American Society for Microbiology
3.24.2017
2:49pm
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The U.S. has been “modernizing” its 20th century nuclear arsenal for about a decade. But while the stated goal has been to increase safety, and extend the life...
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3.24.2017
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While environmental and inherited factors have well-known roles in cancer development, a new study provides evidence that a third, and until this point...
3.24.2017
9:59am
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Anthropologists have been curious about the evolution of human intelligence for many decades. The main lines of research have involved archaeological finds...
by Roger S. Seymour, Professor Emeritus of Physiology, University of Adelaide
3.24.2017
9:44am
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Gender discrimination can be found in the most unexpected fields. An international team has just demonstrated that women are underrepresented in the peer...
by CNRS
3.24.2017
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Researchers have developed a process that cleans waters containing heavy metals and organic compounds considered pollutants, using a new adsorbent material...
by University of Granada
3.24.2017
9:31am
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Drips are the bane of every wine drinker's existence. He or she uncorks a bottle of wine, tips it toward the glass, and a drop, or even a stream, runs down the...
by Brandeis University
3.24.2017
9:22am
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Investigators set out to develop a home-based diagnostic test that could be used to measure semen quality using a smartphone-based device. New findings...
by Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.24.2017
9:11am
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The growth of forensic science and art has allowed a look into the faces of kings, from the famous Shakespearean villain Richard III, to the famed boy-pharaoh...
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3.23.2017
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A researcher proposes that mammal teeth, jaw bones and muscles evolved to produce side-to-side motions of the jaw, or yaw, that allowed our earliest ancestors...
by University of Chicago Medical Center
3.23.2017
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Researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism. The...
by Saint Louis University Medical Center
3.23.2017
2:34pm
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Egyptologists discovered rock art from the 4th millennium BC during an excavation at a necropolis near Aswan in Egypt. The paintings were engraved into the...
by University of Bonn
3.23.2017
2:17pm
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Whether it is falsification, fabrication or selective reporting, the general public views these research practices as immoral and believes scientists should be...
by University at Albany
3.23.2017
2:11pm
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Covering a robot — or an airplane or a bridge — with sensors will require a technology that is both flexible and cost-effective to manufacture in bulk. A team...
by MIT
3.23.2017
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Researchers report achieving strong vaccine responses in newborn animals, including monkeys—the final preclinical model before human trials—by adding compounds...
by Children's Hospital Boston
3.23.2017
10:25am
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Homes of the future could have cleaner air and lower energy bills due to a Purdue team’s BioWall innovation involving the use of a living wall of air-cleaning...
by Purdue University
3.23.2017
10:14am
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The Pavlovian response – the involuntary anticipation of reward – has been tracked to a small cluster of brain cells in mice, according to a UCLA team of...
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3.23.2017
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The earliest mutations of human life have been observed by researchers. Analyzing genomes from adult cells, the scientists could look back in time to reveal...
by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
3.23.2017
9:21am
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In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence.
by University of Wisconsin-Madison
3.23.2017
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Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm’s head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of...
by University of York
3.23.2017
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