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Tomatoes are already an ideal model species for plant research, but scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute just made them even more useful by cutting the...
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8.30.2016
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Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 11 years ago, but the storm’s legacy may have a silver lining: reduced levels of lead in soil across the city.
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8.30.2016
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The changes wrought upon the Earth by humanity constitute a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, a group of experts announced today. The Working Group on...
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Whether their preference is Belgian waffle, kettle corn, sweet tea or endless other choices, it's the flavor—not the nicotine—that entices U.S. teens to vape,...
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8.29.2016
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Researchers have discovered an enzyme that plays a leading role in the formation of compounds that give aged wines their sought-after aroma.
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8.29.2016
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The number of cardiovascular drugs in the research pipeline has declined across all phases of development in the last 20 years even as cardiovascular disease...
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8.29.2016
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Researchers at the Stowers Institute have established a definitive link between the makeup of the microbiome, the host immune response and an organism's...
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8.29.2016
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A lightning strike that touched down during a severe storm on Friday killed more than 300 reindeer in Norway’s largest national park, according to officials.
8.29.2016
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Theranos is appealing the sanctions imposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as the company feels it has “made substantial progress...
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8.29.2016
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A novel activity tracker has been developed that uses heart rate data to personalize the amount of exercise needed to reduce the risk of death from...
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8.29.2016
9:27am
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Engineers are using light to print three-dimensional structures that “remember” their original shapes, even after being stretched, twisted and bent at extreme...
by MIT
8.29.2016
9:15am
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Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine.
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8.29.2016
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Great Tits are synanthropes who have followed humans into large cities. A team was investigating the adaptive mechanisms needed by the birds for urban life.
by Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
8.29.2016
8:59am
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want you to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What do you call an educated...
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8.29.2016
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When the temples are abandoned, and the worshipers dead and gone, what happens to the gods? In the case of Uni, an Etruscan goddess, you go unnoticed for...
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8.26.2016
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Lobster and crab fishermen have baited traps with dead herring for generations, but an effort to find a synthetic substitute for forage fish is nearing...
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8.26.2016
1:47pm
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Scientists have found that fish oil supplements can reverse the effects of a high fat diet, according to a new study.
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8.26.2016
1:34pm
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Welcome to Laboratory Equipment's Friday series, In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), where we bring you three trending news stories from the week. On the menu this...
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8.26.2016
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The next step in ultrasound technology is to image not just anatomy, but specific cells and molecules deeper in the body, such as those associated with tumors...
by California Institute of Technology
8.26.2016
10:35am
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The chemical cocktail used in unleashing natural gas pockets underground through the process called fracking appears to cause hormonal imbalance and fertility...
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8.26.2016
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Nature abounds with examples of mutualistic relationships. Think of bees pollinating flowers whose nectar nourishes the bees, or clownfish that fight off...
by MIT
8.26.2016
10:07am
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8.26.2016
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Using a new mouse model, researchers have found that stiffer arteries can also negatively affect memory and other critical brain processes.
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8.26.2016
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New research on slobber shows that adaptation isn’t just about creating new tools for survival — it’s also about tweaking the ones we have.
by University of Buffalo
8.26.2016
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A SpaceX Dragon capsule headed back to Earth on Friday with a load of science experiments and gear from the International Space Station.
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8.26.2016
8:36am
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Something really drastic must have happened to the Ancient Maya at the end of the Classic Period in the 9th century. Within a short period of time, this...
by Vienna University of Technology
8.25.2016
4:44pm
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Researchers have developed a live-cell-imaging-based system that provides molecular and biomechanical insights into how Lyme disease bacteria latch onto and...
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8.25.2016
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Can the woolly mammoth be brought back from the dead? Scientists say it’s only a matter of time. But are we doing it to create a zoo or recreate nature?
by UC Santa Barbara
8.25.2016
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The chaos of civil war in Syria has caused a disastrous diaspora of people outward from the ancient Mediterranean land. For the people who remain, it’s also...
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8.25.2016
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One hundred years ago today, when then-president Woodrow Wilson established the National Park Service, I doubt he envisioned Americans exploring the parks like...
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8.25.2016
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Scientists have identified a new "multicomponent" virus-- one containing different segments of genetic material in separate particles-- that can infect animals...
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8.25.2016
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