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Societies in the Americas were complex and thrived millennia before the arrival of Europeans, according to a growing body of anthropological and genetic...
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In dry southern Morocco, domesticated goats climb to the precarious tippy tops of native argan trees to find fresh forage. During the bare autumn season, goats...
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5.25.2017
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Just like people, plants need iron to grow and stay healthy. But some plants are better at getting this essential nutrient from the soil than others.
by Salk Institute
5.25.2017
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Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the...
by Elsevier
5.25.2017
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Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by...
by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
5.25.2017
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Studying bones has helped scientists reconstruct what dinosaurs and other extinct creatures looked like. Taking this further, scientists recently started...
by American Chemical Society
5.24.2017
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With the release of the imaging software ZEISS ZEN 2 core, users in laboratories are now even more efficient.
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The Chemical Safety Board has investigated about 130 chemical-related industrial accidents over two decades. Like many science-related federal funding items,...
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It’s true—some rocks can float on water for years at a time. And now scientists know how they do it, and what causes them to eventually sink.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
5.24.2017
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Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate was associated with significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF)--a common and dangerous...
by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
5.24.2017
2:48pm
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Evolution is a difficult concept for many students at all levels, however, a new study has demonstrated a simple cost-free way to significantly improve...
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5.24.2017
2:42pm
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The CeMM Library of Unique Drugs (CLOUD) is the first condensed set of FDA-approved drugs representing all clinical compounds. Its potential was shown in a...
by CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
5.24.2017
2:40pm
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Portions of human skeletal structure were established millions of years earlier than previously thought, study finds.
by University of Chicago Medical Center
5.24.2017
2:35pm
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The blue whale, which uses baleen to filter its prey from ocean water and can reach lengths of over 100 feet, is the largest vertebrate animal that has ever...
by Smithsonian
5.24.2017
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Snakes, although as social as birds and mammals, have long been thought to be solitary hunters and eaters. A new study shows that some snakes coordinate their...
by University of Tennessee at Knoxville
5.24.2017
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A new study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to cause...
by Loyola University Health System
5.24.2017
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Because of its quick lethality to freshly hatched flies and the ability to halt egg production, the artificial sweetener behind Truvia could be a potent but...
by Drexel University
5.24.2017
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After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported. The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the...
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
5.24.2017
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If senior citizens you know are sleeping more than nine hours every night, it could be time to suggest checking for early signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s...
by Boston University
5.24.2017
9:06am
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In the aftermath of a natural disaster, could observing something as simple as pupil dilation indicate which of the survivors will be slammed with depression?
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5.23.2017
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Sherpas have evolved to become superhuman mountain climbers, extremely efficient at producing the energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce,...
by University of Cambridge
5.23.2017
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For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the causal context of why deep sleep is important to the learning efficiency of the human brain. They have...
by University of Zurich
5.23.2017
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Certain fatty acids are not just part of a healthy diet. They can also neutralize the harmful listeria bacterium, a new study shows.
by University of Southern Denmark
5.23.2017
2:43pm
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New research could overturn a long-standing paradigm about how viruses and bacteria interact under hostile environmental conditions.
by San Diego State University
5.23.2017
2:39pm
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Apart from alcohol abstinence, there are no specific treatments to reduce the severity of alcohol-associated liver disease. Now researchers have linked...
by University of California, San Diego
5.23.2017
2:36pm
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The mechanism behind how ladybugs are able to keep their wings strong and rigid during flight, yet elastic enough for compact folding once on the ground hasn’t...
5.23.2017
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