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Copying the behavior of others makes us effective learners and allow skills, knowledge and inventions to be passed on from one generation to the next. Decades...
by Lund University
8.21.2017
3:20pm
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Errors in Artificial Intelligence that would normally take a considerable amount of time to resolve could be corrected immediately with the help of new...
by University of Leicester
8.21.2017
3:13pm
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The desk-bound drag one feels after lunch on a workday is partly due to a lapse in the brain’s reward-response system, according to new research. The drop in...
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8.21.2017
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New research highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80 percent of those interviewed were found to have major...
by University of Liverpool
8.21.2017
2:22pm
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New research has discovered a potential means to trigger damaged heart cells to self-heal. The discovery could lead to groundbreaking forms of treatment for...
by National University Health System
8.21.2017
2:15pm
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Mother’s milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial infections.
by Vanderbilt University
8.21.2017
2:01pm
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The least appreciated part of an avocado could soon undergo a trash-to-treasure transformation. Scientists report that avocado seed husks are hidden gold mines...
by American Chemical Society
8.21.2017
10:00am
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Scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions — infectious particles — to be connected to...
by Northwestern University
8.21.2017
9:54am
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Sometimes it seems as if fresh fruits, vegetables and meats go bad in the blink of an eye. Now, scientists report that they have developed a packaging film...
by American Chemical Society
8.21.2017
9:50am
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Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing...
by Douglass K. Daniel, Associated Press
8.21.2017
9:45am
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In a paper published today, researchers detail for the first time the opportunities for plant sciences that are now available with portable, real-time DNA...
by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
8.21.2017
9:39am
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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: Q: What did the environmentalist name...
8.21.2017
8:50am
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Studies show that not only the extent, but above all the location and function of adipose tissue play a decisive role in the development of diabetes.
by German Center for Diabetes Research
8.18.2017
2:15pm
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A new study by a pair of Swedish scientists has proven the answer to "neat, over ice, or water" at a molecular level: a few drops of water in whiskey helps...
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8.18.2017
2:05pm
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Researchers from Erlangen and Bayreuth investigate the potential of spider silk protein for engineering artificial cardiac tissue.
by Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
8.18.2017
2:00pm
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Chemical engineers have discovered a catalytic process that could help curb emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from diesel-powered vehicles, a priority air...
by University of Notre Dame
8.18.2017
1:54pm
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Older smokers are usually more set in their ways, but a dollar increase in cigarette prices makes them 20 percent more likely to quit.
by Drexel University
8.18.2017
1:51pm
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Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited. The reason may be an eggshell-like mineral layer that the...
by Dr. Ruikang Tang, Wiley, Angewandte Chemie International Edition
8.18.2017
1:43pm
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The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to...
by University of Southern Denmark
8.18.2017
9:59am
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A new study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person’s cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack.
by Michigan State University
8.18.2017
9:52am
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Adding another reason for doctors to avoid the overuse of antibiotics, new research shows that a reduction in the variety of microbes in the gut interferes...
by University of Virginia Health System
8.18.2017
9:48am
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A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers. The discovery changes the long-...
by NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
8.18.2017
9:44am
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Neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer's disease affects the retina similarly to the way it affects the brain. The study also revealed that an...
by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8.18.2017
9:39am
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Microbes dominate the planet, especially the ocean, and help support the entire marine food web. In a recent report a team details the largest single-site...
by University of Hawaii at Manoa
8.18.2017
9:31am
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Mylan jacked up the price of a life-saving EpiPen by 400 percent over six years – but knowingly claimed it was a generic to avoid paying a full Medicaid rebate...
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8.17.2017
3:07pm
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Women who live in areas with higher levels of outdoor light at night may be at higher risk for breast cancer than those living in areas with lower levels,...
by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
8.17.2017
2:43pm
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Researchers have developed a method to evaluate atmospheric conditions using mosses (bryophytes) in urban areas, a development that could facilitate broader...
by Hokkaido University
8.17.2017
2:34pm
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A team of scientists discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain pathway. The synthetic compound, known as UKH-...
by University of Texas at Austin
8.17.2017
2:28pm
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A new international study has measured the effect of loud sounds on migrating humpback whales as concern grows as oceans become noisier.
by University of Queensland
8.17.2017
2:22pm
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Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years...
by Dan Elliot, Associated Press
8.17.2017
2:13pm