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Now in its 52nd year, the Laboratory of the Year Awards, recognizing excellence in research laboratory design, planning and construction, today announced the...
by Laboratory Design Staff
4.25.2018
3:30pm
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Scientists and engineers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy are planning on bringing unprecedented computer...
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4.25.2018
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A new algorithm makes interpreting the results of cryo-electron microscopy maps easier and more accurate, helping researchers to determine protein structures...
by Purdue University
4.25.2018
1:40pm
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New research has found that forest elephant populations across Central Africa are genetically quite similar to one another. Conserving this critically...
by Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.25.2018
1:13pm
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With the help of neuro-imaging, the scientists found that people deemed "egotistical" do not use the area of the brain that enables us to look into and imagine...
by University of Geneva
4.25.2018
12:56pm
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A new study has cast doubt on leading theory for how tiny creatures have evolved for tens of millions of years—without ever having sex.
by Hayley Dunning, Imperial College London
4.25.2018
11:37am
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From cellphones and laptops to electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are the power source that fuels everyday life. But in recent years, they have drawn...
by American Chemical Society
4.25.2018
11:21am
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INTEGRA has launched the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot to put automated pipetting within reach of virtually every lab.
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4.25.2018
10:28am
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Agilent Technologies’ and BioTek Instruments’ new integrated solution combines cellular metabolic analysis and imaging technologies.
by BioTek Instruments, Inc. and Agilent Technologies Inc.
4.25.2018
10:25am
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Parents and adults spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of friends and peers when it comes to teen substance use. Is it all about an adolescent’s...
by Florida Atlantic University
4.25.2018
10:01am
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A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.
by Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
4.25.2018
9:48am
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Two new studies have shown that sunlight transforms oil spills on the ocean surface more significantly and quickly than previously thought.
by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
4.25.2018
9:45am
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One group reports that by studying lake sediments they can construct a history of tellurium as it was deposited in the environment.
by ACS
4.25.2018
9:41am
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New research shows water loss from evapotranspiration has decreased significantly over the past three decades. That's due in large part to wildfire-driven...
by NSF
4.25.2018
9:38am
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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
3:10pm
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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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New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate. Findings from two studies being presented today at the...
by Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center
4.24.2018
2:05pm
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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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DNA is traditionally thought of as an elegant double helix, twisting together billions of pairs of adenine, thymine, cytosine, guanine, and uracil. But the...
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4.24.2018
10:21am
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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
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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
3:21pm
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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
3:15pm
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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
3:03pm