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Most of the prepared statements and photo-ops on the official Twitter account U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology tout...
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12.2.2016
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Scientists have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower, first noted as important by Charles Darwin more than...
by University of East Anglia
12.2.2016
2:32pm
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Scientists have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower, first noted as important by Charles Darwin more than...
by University of East Anglia
12.2.2016
2:25pm
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A new Norwegian diet intervention study raises questions regarding the validity of a diet hypothesis that has dominated for more than half a century: that...
by University of Bergen
12.2.2016
2:19pm
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An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified...
by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press
12.2.2016
2:08pm
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The chairman of a key House committee pledged Thursday that congressional Republicans will change Medicare in order to save it. GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas,...
by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent
12.2.2016
1:30pm
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Scientists hoping to get a glimpse of molecules that control brain activity have devised a new probe that allows them to image these molecules without using...
by MIT
12.2.2016
1:27pm
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Astronomers have obtained observations of the smallest asteroid ever characterized in detail. At 2 meters in diameter, the tiny space rock is also one of the...
by University of Arizona
12.2.2016
9:35am
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The genome of mice harbors more than 1,000 odorant receptor genes, which enable them to smell myriad odors in their surroundings. Researchers have discovered...
by Max Planck Society
12.2.2016
9:26am
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Bottom Line: Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women. White wine carried the most significant...
by American Association for Cancer Research
12.2.2016
9:21am
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A newly developed platform can analyze clinical samples from patients to diagnose infection by 416 viruses found in the world's tropical regions.
by University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto
12.2.2016
9:16am
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Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, researchers report they have identified a critical cellular "off" switch for the inflammatory immune...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
12.2.2016
8:57am
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When we are in a deep slumber our brain's activity ebbs and flows in big, obvious waves, like watching a tide of human bodies rise up and sit down around a...
by Stanford University
12.2.2016
8:54am
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A British organization now recommends the use of mitochondrial replacement therapy in carefully selected situations. A team from Oregon Health and Science...
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12.1.2016
2:55pm
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Scientists have identified a possible drug candidate that suppresses pain and itch in animal models. Their new approach also reduces the potential for drug...
by The Scripps Research Institute
12.1.2016
2:48pm
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A study of more than 5,000 Wisconsin lakes shows that nearly a quarter of them have become murkier in the past two decades. It also shows this trend could get...
by University of Wisconsin–Madison
12.1.2016
2:40pm
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A team of researchers is challenging the idea that working memory remembers things through sustained brain activity. They caught brains tucking less important...
by University of Wisconsin-Madison
12.1.2016
2:38pm
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More than 2,300 scientists from all 50 states have signed and released an open letter to Congress and President-elect Trump urging integrity, transparency and...
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12.1.2016
2:22pm
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Former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, has been evacuated by plane from the South Pole for medical reasons, officials said...
by Associated Press
12.1.2016
1:35pm
The technosphere is comprised of all of the structures that humans have constructed to keep them alive on the planet – from houses, factories and farms to...
by University of Leicester
12.1.2016
9:20am
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A new testing methodology based on metagenomics could accelerate the diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks, allowing public health officials to identify...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
12.1.2016
9:14am
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Prescribed rest--both physical and mental--is the standard treatment for concussion. But a growing body of evidence suggests that a more active, targeted...
by Wolters Kluwer Health
12.1.2016
9:12am
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Babies born with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life than babies with higher levels of vitamin D,...
by American Academy of Neurology
12.1.2016
9:09am
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As little as 6,000 years ago, the vast Sahara Desert was covered in grassland that received plenty of rainfall, but shifts in the world's weather patterns...
by Texas A&M University
12.1.2016
8:59am
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Consider it a cosmic carousel with countless rings up for grabs. NASA's Saturn-orbiting spacecraft, Cassini, has begun an unprecedented mission to skim the...
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
12.1.2016
8:51am
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That bright, reflective coating used on road signs, bicycles and clothing are important safety measures at night. Now. inspired by the structure of insect eyes...
by American Chemical Society
12.1.2016
8:48am
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Albert Einstein’s view of the universe was largely confirmed in February, when a team of scientists announced the detection of gravitational waves. But even...
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11.30.2016
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For the first time, researchers have developed a dual gene therapy approach to deliver key components of a CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene targeting system to mice...
by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
11.30.2016
2:34pm
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The discovery of the shape and binding capability of epidermal cells could explain how skin maintains a barrier even when it is shedding. The new insight may...
by Imperial College London
11.30.2016
2:27pm
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UA anthropologist David Raichlen discovered that the Hadza, an indigenous ethnic group in Tanzania, meet the U.S. government's weekly physical activity...
by University of Arizona
11.30.2016
2:03pm