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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: What do you call the operation of...
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2.21.2017
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A group of scientists has devised a novel way of efficiently producing sesquiterpenes in the lab. Some of these natural products are found in spicy foods,...
by Cardiff University
2.21.2017
9:42am
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Although scientists have been able to levitate specific types of material, a pair of UChicago undergraduate physics students helped take the science to a new...
by University of Chicago
2.21.2017
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The amount of effort required to do something influences what we think we see, finds a new UCL study suggesting we're biased towards perceiving anything...
by University College London
2.21.2017
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A Chinese national who worked at a biopharmaceutical research facility in Kansas was convicted of conspiring to steal seeds of experimental rice, and send them...
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Labconco’s line of FreeZone Freeze Dryers let researchers know precisely when lyophilization is complete.
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The new RA802 Pharmaceutical Analyser from Renishaw is a compact benchtop Raman imaging system.
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Researchers found, for the first time, that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain's reward system into our...
by Northeastern University
2.17.2017
2:36pm
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A multidisciplinary team has uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development. Babies with microcephaly can have a wide array of...
by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
2.17.2017
2:31pm
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New DNA-based research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the...
by American Museum of Natural History
2.17.2017
2:19pm
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Many of the secrets of cancer and other diseases lie in the cell’s nucleus. But getting way down to that level requires creative thinking and extremely...
by Northwestern University
2.17.2017
2:13pm
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Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds. The advance could help to boost breeding of...
by University of Edinburgh
2.17.2017
2:02pm
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A new automated system detects cracks in the steel components of nuclear power plants and has been shown to be more accurate than other automated systems.
by Purdue University
2.17.2017
1:57pm
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A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact...
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2.17.2017
1:47pm
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Where do honey bees come from? A new study clears some of the fog around honey bee origins. The work could be useful in breeding bees resistant to disease or...
by University of California, Davis
2.17.2017
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Cutting edge technology has shown a molecule self-assembling into different forms when passing between solution state to solid state, and back again – a...
by University of Warwick
2.17.2017
9:07am
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A study shows that antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children. Appendicitis is currently treated through an...
by University of Southampton
2.17.2017
9:03am
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You may not realize it but alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on your smartphones, computers and other...
by Vanderbilt University
2.17.2017
8:58am
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Colorado's beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water...
by Dan Elliot, Associated Press
2.17.2017
8:41am
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ACD/Labs’ LUMINATA is an informatics system that enables organizations to establish effective impurity control strategies.
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The DNA legacy of the first human settlers of the Americas has started to paint a complex picture of multiple waves of migration and genetic variation. Now it’...
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The discovery of the 'molecular switch' that causes inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Celiac disease, could lead to more effective new treatments for these...
by NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' and King's College London
2.16.2017
2:47pm
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft recently detected organic-rich areas on Ceres. Scientists evaluated the geology of the regions to conclude that the organics are most...
by Southwest Research Institute
2.16.2017
2:43pm
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A number of facts have been scientifically proven about the glacier mummy, known as "the Iceman" or "Ötzi," found in the Ötztal Alps (South Tyrol) in 1991.
by Saarland University
2.16.2017
2:36pm
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An international study has shown that the level of aerobic capacity of children and adolescents is an excellent tool for identifying those who have an...
by University of Granada
2.16.2017
2:18pm
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A novel air quality model will help air quality forecasters predict surface ozone levels up to 48-hours in advance and with fewer resources, according to a...
by Penn State
2.16.2017
1:52pm
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Rather than inciting fear, anti-smoking campaigns should tap into smokers’ memories and tug at their heartstrings, finds a new study by Michigan State...
by Michigan State University
2.16.2017
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