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Last November, Winter Storm Argos blanketed Upstate New York in more than 4 feet of snow, and a week later Winter Storm Blanche left feet of snow in Wyoming...
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A study has investigated the relationship between the availability of nature near city dwellers’ homes and their brain health. Its findings are relevant for...
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10.18.2017
2:41pm
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Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the U.S. in 2017. A fraction of those melanomas come...
by Cornell University
10.18.2017
2:26pm
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A new study shows that bilingual speakers' ability to speak a second language is improved after they have consumed a low dose of alcohol.
by University of Liverpool
10.18.2017
2:19pm
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Scars may fade, but the skin remembers. New research reveals that inflammation-provoking experiences impart long-lasting memories to stem cells residing in the...
by Rockefeller University
10.18.2017
2:13pm
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Recent research has found that several common flower species have nanoscale ridges on the surface of their petals that meddle with light when viewed from...
by University of Cambridge
10.18.2017
1:54pm
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Workers are expected to begin mining operations at the U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico for the first time in three years following a radiation release...
by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
10.18.2017
9:53am
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Around 245 BCE Ptolemy III, ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom in Egypt, made a decision that still puzzles many historians: After pursuing a successful military...
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10.18.2017
9:51am
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Research by planetary scientists finds that periodic melting of ice sheets on a cold early Mars would have created enough water to carve the ancient valleys...
by Brown University
10.18.2017
9:38am
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In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections, scientists have for the first time shown that a novel compound...
by Scripps Research Institute
10.18.2017
9:35am
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A research team has discovered how scalding heat and tissue injury activate an ancient “pain” receptor in simple animals. The findings could lead to new...
by Northwestern University
10.18.2017
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A large-scale genetic study of Streptococcus pneumoniae provides new insight into how recently-introduced vaccines have eliminated many strains from the...
by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
10.18.2017
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Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model...
by University of Kentucky
10.17.2017
1:33pm
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Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for...
by MIT
10.17.2017
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University of Guelph researchers have published what is believed to be the first scientific paper in North America on improving medicinal cannabis plant...
by University of Guelph
10.17.2017
1:19pm
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New research shows how a protein called p75 is critical for pain signaling, which could one day have implications for treating neurological disorders as well...
by Salk Institute
10.17.2017
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Conservationists can be "cautiously optimistic" about the prospect of sustainable subsistence hunting by Amazonian communities, according to new research.
by University of East Anglia
10.17.2017
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Researchers have identified four genetic links that may help explain why people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) feel triggered to repeat rituals and...
10.17.2017
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Cancer, HIV and tuberculosis are among the many serious diseases that are frequently treated with combinations of three or more drugs, over months or even...
by Tufts University
10.17.2017
10:25am
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Food fraud is everywhere. In the aftermath of the horsemeat scandal in Europe, and with cases reported around the world, awareness is high. Food fraud can take...
by Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University
10.17.2017
10:20am
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Rice University researchers have developed a computational model to quantify the mechanism by which CRISPR-Cas9 proteins find their genome-editing targets.
by Rice University
10.17.2017
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Any time over the next six months, a Chinese space station will plummet out of orbit to a hard landing somewhere on Earth. The Tiangong-1 (“Temple of Heaven”)...
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Some 40 years since CT scans first revealed abnormalities in the brains of schizophrenia patients, international scientists say the disorder is a systemic...
by University of Southern California
10.17.2017
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While it’s true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it’s also true that NASA is developing technologies and...
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10.17.2017
9:58am
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Beneath the peaceful rolling waves of a lake is a rumble, imperceptible to all but seismometers, that ripples into the earth like the waves ripple along the...
by University of Utah
10.17.2017
9:55am
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Little is known about what, if any, role dinosaurs and other large animals like mammoths or elephants play in ecosystem functioning. What would the world be...
by Northern Arizona University
10.16.2017
3:07pm
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Stereotypes suggest that women love to talk, with some studies even finding that women say three times as much as men. But, new research shows there is an...
by University of Oxford
10.16.2017
3:01pm
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Whales and dolphins (Cetaceans) live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects - much like...
by University of Manchester
10.16.2017
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First came the burst of gamma rays. Then came the detection of the gravitational waves, the ripples in space-time from a massive collision millions of light-...
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We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new BYU study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.
by Brigham Young University
10.16.2017
2:36pm
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Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last summer in what scientists say is...
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10.16.2017
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Opioid addiction research may actually be the prime example of a research topic that spans the clinical and analytical lab spheres. Not only does it impact...
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British and Irish skywatchers have noted an interesting phenomenon today: a red-orange sun. The sight is the product of the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia...
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10.16.2017
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Titan, the largest of Saturn's more than 60 moons, has surprisingly intense rainstorms, according to research by a team of UCLA planetary scientists and...
by UCLA
10.16.2017
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In a study, when mice ate broccoli with their regular diet, they were better able to tolerate digestive issues similar to symptoms of leaky gut and colitis...
by Penn State University
10.16.2017
9:20am
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By the time multiple sclerosis is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and relapses that come with the disease. Researchers...
by Yale University
10.16.2017
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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: What do you call a snake that's 3.14...
10.16.2017
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Too much sun and light can introduce carcinogens into America’s favorite beverage, so gas chromatography technology must step up to ensure safety and health.
by Andrew James, Marketing Director, Ellutia
10.16.2017
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ZEISS’ Crossbeam 550 focused ion beam scanning electron microscopes (FIB-SEMs) feature a significant increase in resolution for imaging and material...
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10.16.2017
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Sartorius’ arium mini ultrapure water system delivers a flow rate of 1 L/min, and is specially designed for ultrapure water requirements of less than 10 L/day.
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10.16.2017
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Tecan’s RESOLVEX A200 offers unattended positive pressure solid phase extraction, providing increased walkaway times for LCMS sample preparation workflows.
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10.16.2017
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Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth.
by VIB (The Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)
10.13.2017
2:56pm
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The quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.
by University of Exeter
10.13.2017
2:51pm
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Patients taking psilocybin to treat depression show reduced symptoms weeks after treatment following a "reset" of their brain activity.
by Imperial College London
10.13.2017
2:42pm
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The biological makeup of humans in East Asia is shaping up to be a very complex story, with greater diversity and more distant contacts than previously known.
by Chinese Academy of Sciences
10.13.2017
2:38pm