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When a soldier sustains a traumatic eye injury on the battlefield, any delay in treatment may lead to permanent vision loss. With medical facilities...
by University of Southern California
12.11.2017
11:26am
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A new study shows that plants react to anesthetics similarly to the way animals and humans do, suggesting plants are ideal objects for testing anesthetics...
by Oxford University Press
12.11.2017
10:03am
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Since work on a subway extension began in 2014, fossilized remains have routinely turned up from creatures that roamed the grasslands and forests that covered...
by Christopher Weber, Associated Press
12.11.2017
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Scientists have identified brain networks involved in a baby’s learning to walk — a discovery that eventually may help predict whether infants are at risk for...
by Washington University is St. Louis
12.11.2017
9:38am
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A research team has developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered biobattery that could one day be integrated into wearable electronics.
by Binghamton University
12.11.2017
9:33am
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Industrial and agricultural activities produce large amounts of methane. Many bacteria also produce methane as a byproduct of their metabolism. Some of this...
by MIT
12.11.2017
9:23am
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We think of our brain as masterminding all of our actions, but a surprising amount of information related to movement gets processed by our spinal cord.
by Salk Intitute
12.8.2017
1:14pm
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A single plastic bag can be shred by marine organisms into around 1.75 million microscopic fragments, according to new research.
by Plymouth University
12.8.2017
1:11pm
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Researchers studying the Rim Fire, which in 2013 burned nearly 400 square miles of forest in the Sierra Nevadas, found the blaze was less severe in areas...
by Penn State
12.8.2017
1:04pm
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After a collaboration between NASA scientists and marine biologists, new research suggests space weather is not the primary cause of animal beachings — but the...
by NASA
12.8.2017
1:01pm
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Areas of hypoxia, or low-oxygen in tissue, are hallmarks of fast-growing cancers and blockages in blood vessels, but researchers have developed a way to find...
by University of Illinois
12.8.2017
12:53pm
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Majoid crabs — known as decorator crabs — are well-known among marine scientists for adorning their surface with items secured from their surroundings.
by University of Delaware
12.8.2017
12:49pm
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Jan Ingenhousz, an 18th century Dutch chemist, biologist and physician, is known for revealing the process of photosynthesis, marking one of the most important...
12.8.2017
10:58am
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The paleontological detective work has been in process for 20 years, since a tiny ankle bone matched a tiny outcropping in a deep dark cave in South Africa....
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12.8.2017
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How do we recognize others? How do we know friend from foe, threat from reward? How does the brain compute the multitude of cues telling us that Susan is not...
by Harvard Medical School
12.8.2017
9:30am
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In research that could lead to better gas mask filters, scientists have been putting the X-ray spotlight on composite materials in respirators used by the...
by Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory
12.8.2017
9:25am
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Humans may have reached their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance. A recent review suggests humans have biological limitations, and...
by Frontiers
12.8.2017
9:20am
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Greg Madejski held his breath as he looked into the microscope, trying to weld two fingernail-sized chips together: a tiny chip containing a nanofilter on top...
by University of Rochester
12.8.2017
9:08am
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Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health. Now, a study...
by Temple University Health System
12.8.2017
8:58am
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A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge...
by Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
12.8.2017
8:54am
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Salk scientists have created a new version of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology that allows them to activate genes without creating breaks in the DNA,...
by Salk Institute
12.7.2017
2:36pm
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NASA recorded thousands of hours of audio from the Apollo lunar missions, yet most of us have only been able to hear the highlights.
by University of Texas at Dallas
12.7.2017
2:30pm
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Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers in a...
by Stanford University
12.7.2017
2:27pm
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A species of fungus that lives in the gut of some Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increases the ability of dengue virus to survive in the insects, according to a...
by Johns Hopkins University
12.7.2017
2:18pm
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Researchers have found a two-way link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and intestinal changes. These interactions may contribute to increased infections in...
by University of Maryland School of Medicine
12.7.2017
2:13pm
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At the summit of one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes, a 72-foot (22-meter) depression in the snow is the only visible sign of an alarming development.
by David Keyton
12.7.2017
2:05pm
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The UN Environment Assembly summit concluded with nearly 2.5 million pledges from governments, businesses and individuals to rid the world of pollution. If...
12.7.2017
1:34pm
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While the overall number of international students studying in the U.S. has increased, the number of new international students enrolling at U.S. institutions...
12.7.2017
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Studies over the last decade have shown that video games can improve brain plasticity and the volume of gray matter in younger people. Those brain benefits...
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12.7.2017
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Princeton Infrared Technologies' indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) linescan camera, the LineCam12, detects light from 400 nm to 1700 nm.
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12.7.2017
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Two non-contact jetting valves for low and medium viscosity liquids have been launched in the UK by Intertronics.
12.7.2017
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Trees growing atop granite in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains rely on nutrients from windborne dust more than on nutrients from the underlying bedrock.
by National Science Foundation
12.7.2017
9:56am
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A new study finds that bamboo lemurs, giant pandas and red pandas share 48 gut microbes in common – despite the fact that they are separated by millions of...
by North Carolina State University
12.7.2017
9:48am
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Updated methods would help doctors decide when to prescribe the antibiotics used to clear the infection and help avoid severe long-term health problems.
by Rutgers University
12.7.2017
9:44am
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An exceptionally well-preserved dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia unites an unexpected combination of features that defines a new group of semi-aquatic predators...
by European Synchrotron Radiation Facility
12.7.2017
9:33am
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People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana....
by Andrew Selsky
12.7.2017
9:22am
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A supermassive black hole, with the staggering mass of 800 million of our suns, is a new discovery described in the latest issue of Nature. The quasar J1342+...
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12.6.2017
3:02pm
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Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and neurodegeneration worldwide. A hallmark of the disease is the accumulation of toxic plaques in the...
by Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
12.6.2017
2:47pm
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Scientists have developed an inexpensive method by which DNA origami self-assembles into large arrays with entirely customizable patterns, creating a sort of...
by Caltech
12.6.2017
2:43pm
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The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant is also the first child in whom scientists have detected massive changes in how sensations from the...
by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
12.6.2017
2:38pm
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People who read on electronic devices may have a difficult time understanding scientific concepts. Study authors suggest that this finding, among others, could...
by Penn State University
12.6.2017
2:32pm
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Research has shown that a woman's emotional and physical health during pregnancy impacts a developing fetus. However, less is known about the effect of past...
by University of Michigan
12.6.2017
2:22pm
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The climate models that project greater amounts of warming this century are the ones that best align with observations of the current climate, according to a...
by Carnegie Institution for Science
12.6.2017
2:14pm
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The annual flu season kicked off at the end of November, with a surge in cases in parts of the country that could foretell a nasty spread of certain virus...
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12.6.2017
10:10am
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A research team has successfully turned tofu whey, a liquid that is generated from the production of tofu and is often discarded, into a tasty alcoholic...
by National University of Singapore
12.6.2017
10:04am