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The shoveling on the backs of incisors, which is prevalent for a majority of Native Americans and many northern Asians, is a trait that didn’t have a ready...
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4.24.2018
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Using sunlight for sustainable and cheap production of medicines—the "mini-factory" in the form of a leaf that chemical engineers presented in 2016 showed that...
by Eindhoven University of Technology
4.24.2018
2:34pm
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Coral reefs on the precipice of collapse may get a conservation boost from the gene-editing tool known as CRISPR, according to researchers at the Stanford...
by Stanford University School of Medicine
4.24.2018
1:12pm
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Smithsonian scientists are part of an expanding global effort set to tackle what could be the most ambitious project in the history of biology—sequencing the...
by Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
4.24.2018
12:33pm
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Scientists that want to know more about how whales hear can’t just go out and give a hearing test to a wild, 30-foot-long animal. Now, researchers are using an...
by James Gaines, Inside Science
4.24.2018
12:15pm
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Worse cognitive function in soccer players stems mainly from frequent ball heading rather than unintentional head impacts due to collisions, researchers have...
by Albert Einstein College of Medicine
4.24.2018
11:59am
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When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some...
by NYU Langone Health
4.24.2018
10:16am
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Researchers report they have developed a laboratory model for studying metastatic cancer by applying techniques used in tissue engineering, a field in which...
by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
4.24.2018
10:11am
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Changes in the circulation of the North Pacific Ocean about 15,000 years ago released large amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere, helping warm the planet and end...
by University of St. Andrews
4.24.2018
10:07am
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Researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a phone that works nearly as well as clinical laboratories to detect common viral and bacterial...
by Washington State University
4.24.2018
10:02am
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Children not only have fatigue-resistant muscles, but recover very quickly from high-intensity exercise -- even faster than well-trained adult endurance...
by Frontiers
4.24.2018
10:00am
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A new paper finds that the enormous trends toward population stabilization, poverty alleviation and urbanization are rewriting the future of biodiversity...
by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
4.24.2018
9:56am
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Within two decades, “an entire new space economy” will sprout up, according to investment giant Goldman Sachs. “Space: The Next Investment Frontier” is a...
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4.23.2018
3:07pm
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With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study shows that prenatal cannabis use was associated with a 50 percent increased likelihood of low...
by University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
4.23.2018
2:27pm
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The reconstructive surgery team that performed the country’s first bilateral arm transplant in a wounded warrior has successfully performed the first total...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
4.23.2018
2:16pm
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When endangered killer whales swim through the sheltered waters of Puget Sound, they leave behind traces of “environmental DNA” that researchers can detect as...
by Oregon State University
4.23.2018
1:53pm
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Ash dieback threatens 95 percent of all European ash trees and has already killed or severely damaged a quarter in southern Sweden and destroyed more than 80...
by Earlham Institute
4.23.2018
1:45pm
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A new international study has found that galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age. To work out a galaxy's shape, the research team measured the movement of...
by Australian National University
4.23.2018
1:32pm
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A new study shines more light on the link between consumption of fish and better long-term neurological health. Parvalbumin, a protein found in great...
by Chalmers University of Technology
4.23.2018
1:04pm
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Sugar substitutes were developed in the 20th century to offset the ill effects of sugar consumption in modern diets, such as diabetes and obesity. But a new...
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4.23.2018
10:46am
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During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. More than four decades...
by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press
4.23.2018
10:38am
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A team of scientists has found out that the venom of crab spider Heriaeus melloteei may be used as a basis for developing treatment against hypokalemic...
by Lomonosov Moscow State University
4.23.2018
10:36am
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A researcher is the first to document that two genetically distinct species of guenon monkeys inhabiting Gombe National Park in Tanzania, Africa, have been...
by Florida Atlantic University
4.23.2018
10:29am
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It might seem surprising that a colony of ants would tolerate the type of guests that gobble both their grub and their babies. But new research shows there's...
by Ohio State University
4.23.2018
10:25am
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An international team of scientists has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.
by University of Adelaide
4.23.2018
10:21am
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A high-sensitivity blood test can aid concussed hockey players trying to determine when it might be safe to return to play.
by University of Gothenburg
4.23.2018
10:17am
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A body of research that began around the Los Angeles Marathon in the 1980s and 1990s showed increased infections among runners who had trained hard and...
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4.20.2018
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According to new research, small microenvironments in the deep ocean may hold key clues to the global cycling of nitrogen in seawater.
by University of Rochester
4.20.2018
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Researchers have found that specific small molecules in blood plasma may be useful in determining whether someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (...
by University of California, Irvine
4.20.2018
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Belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart, according to results from the Mayo Clinic presented today at EuroPrevent 2018...
by European Society of Cardiology
4.20.2018
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High-precision three-dimensional surveying of 21 different species of trees has revealed a yet unknown cycle of subtle canopy movement during the night. The "...
by Aarhus University
4.20.2018
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Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see age-related vascular changes reverse by the...
by University of Colorado at Boulder
4.20.2018
1:33pm
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The famous Oxford Dodo died after being shot in the back of the head, according to breakthrough research by Oxford University Museum of Natural History and WMG...
by University of Warwick
4.20.2018
11:30am
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A study of nearly half a million people has revealed that muscular strength, measured by hand grip, is an indication of how healthy our brains are.
by Western Sydney University’s NICM
4.20.2018
11:23am
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A new study details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones,...
by University of North Carolina Health Care
4.20.2018
11:15am
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A new epidemiological study suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes.
by UC San Diego Health
4.20.2018
11:10am
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In early 2017 scientists announced the discovery of possible desiccation cracks in Mars' Gale Crater, which was filled by lakes 3.5 billion years ago. Now, a...
by The Geological Society of America
4.20.2018
11:06am
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The Bajau, a group of “Sea Nomads” who live on houseboats traveling the waters of Southeast Asia, rely on amazing diving prowess to survive. Their tradition...
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4.20.2018
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NASA’s latest nail-biting drama was far from orbit as the Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice of a tea party congressman to run the space...
by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
4.20.2018
10:47am
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A new look into the minutest details of virology may have unveiled the secret of how cancer-causing viruses such as humanpapilloma virus (HPV) anchor...
4.19.2018
3:29pm
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Using genetic samples and computer simulations, evolutionary biologists have made a glass-half-full forecast: Corals in the Great Barrier Reef have enough...
by University of Texas at Austin
4.19.2018
3:08pm
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Homo sapiens, Neanderthals and other recent human relatives may have begun hunting large mammal species down to size—by way of extinction—at least 90,000 years...
by University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4.19.2018
2:54pm
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Sending a human into space and doing it efficiently presents a galaxy of challenges. A team of researcher explored ways to integrate the logistics of space...
by University of Illinois
4.19.2018
2:22pm
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Bacteria in the gut, known as the gut microbiome, could be the culprit behind arthritis and joint pain that plagues people who are obese, according to a new...
by University of Rochester Medical Center
4.19.2018
1:57pm
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Scientists have identified a unique molecular binding mechanism that helps keep non-mammalian creatures in sub-zero temperatures from freezing. Antifreeze...
by Shinshu University
4.19.2018
1:29pm