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An Army scientist has discovered a new pattern in the evolution of thunderstorms that can be used to better predict how weather and the environment will affect...
by U.S. Army Research Laboratory
11.22.2017
9:51am
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Biologists have revealed a mechanism by which bacterial cells in crowded, oxygen-deprived environments access oxygen for energy production, ensuring survival...
by Columbia University
11.22.2017
9:17am
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While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity.
by American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
11.22.2017
9:06am
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Researchers found that oxytocin made dogs interested in smiling human faces. It also made them see angry faces as less threatening. Associated with affection...
by University of Helsinki
11.22.2017
8:58am
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In late September, the European atmospheric networks from the south of France north to Germany and Denmark began detecting tiny amounts of a strange...
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11.21.2017
2:02pm
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As we work to toward more sustainable ways of powering our lifestyles, there is a quest to bridge the gap between the carbon dioxide-emitting fossil fuels we...
by UC Santa Barbara
11.21.2017
1:52pm
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Three new research studies have found harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near unconventional natural gas extraction sites.
by University of Texas at Arlington
11.21.2017
1:45pm
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More than 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and lupus, in which an overzealous immune response...
by University of Colorado at Boulder
11.21.2017
1:26pm
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Researchers have unlocked a key to maintain the insecticide’s effectiveness in eliminating pests without killing beneficial bugs, such as bees.
by Michigan State University
11.21.2017
1:16pm
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Using modern high-speed scanners and advanced signal processing techniques, researchers are peering through layers of pigment to see how painters prepared...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
11.21.2017
1:13pm
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Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice.
by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
11.21.2017
11:51am
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Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called myocardial fibrosis, according to research being presented next...
by Radiological Society of North America
11.21.2017
9:34am
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New research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has determined how a common holiday spice--cinnamon--might be enlisted in the fight...
by University of Michigan
11.21.2017
9:28am
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Researchers have found a method of identifying biological markers in small amounts of blood that they believe could be used to detect a myriad of diseases,...
by Purdue University
11.21.2017
9:19am
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In the 19th century, more than 5 million Germans moved to North America. It was not only a century of poverty, war and revolutions in what is now Germany, but...
by European Geosciences Union
11.21.2017
9:15am
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Healthcare and social services through the National Health Service in England were cut beginning in 2010, reducing the numbers of nurses and other resources...
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11.21.2017
9:08am
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After a flu virus infects a host cell and hijacks its inner workings to create copies of itself, these copies gather into viral buds that break free from the...
by MIT
11.21.2017
9:01am
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A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars represent flowing sand — not water. Monday’s news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated that lines...
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
11.21.2017
8:57am
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The aftermath of a nuclear disaster – even those that avoid the worst outcomes – generally focuses on evacuating as many people as quickly as possible away...
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11.20.2017
3:28pm
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A simple blood test is allowing researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do...
by Vanderbilt University
11.20.2017
3:06pm
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New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait longer to...
by Duke University
11.20.2017
3:04pm
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Researchers are learning more about undergraduates' experience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes and sharing a set of survey...
by Portland State University
11.20.2017
3:00pm
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Large mammals crossing US Highway 93 are more likely to use wildlife crossing structures than move past a random location in the surrounding habitat, new...
by Frontiers
11.20.2017
2:56pm
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Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of the Earth's evolution some 400-plus million years ago. A team of researchers found that oxygen levels...
by Washington University in St. Louis
11.20.2017
2:50pm
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Whether it’s tiger bones, exotic fishes, or rare plants, international customs officials have a major challenge in preventing illegal sale of poachers’ spoils...
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11.20.2017
10:07am
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The passenger pigeon is famous for the enormous size of its historic population in North America (estimated at 3 to 5 billion) and for its rapid extinction in...
by University of California, Santa Cruz
11.20.2017
9:30am
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The immune cells trained to fight off the body’s invaders can become defective. It’s what allows cancer to develop. So most cancer immunotherapy research has...
by University of Michigan Health System
11.20.2017
9:26am
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A proposal to slash funding for the National Institutes of Health could severely impair the development of new, life-saving drugs, according to a new analysis...
by Washington University in St. Louis
11.20.2017
9:13am
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For years, scientists have complained that it can take months or even years for a scientific discovery to be published, because of the slowness of peer review...
by PLOS
11.20.2017
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Women with higher body mass index face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study.
by Radiological Society of North America
11.20.2017
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Researchers have identified two deep lineages of bacteria that have never been characterized before — and they found them in a dolphin’s toothy grin.
by Stanford University
11.20.2017
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Less than a month is left until the deadline for bids for operating the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Two major academic institutions are reportedly...
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11.17.2017
3:28pm
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The goals of a major push for football helmet safety should bring improvements, but the overall results remain unpredictable.
by Chris Gorski, Editor, Inside Science News
11.17.2017
3:22pm
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A new study points to yet another human factor that is hampering the ability of fish to reproduce: the timing of our fishing seasons.
by University of Washington
11.17.2017
3:12pm
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New approaches can increase the amount of plastic waste that can be successfully recycled.
by University of Houston
11.17.2017
3:05pm
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Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety.
by Duke University
11.17.2017
3:00pm
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This week, NASA is honoring the last 20 years of global observations from its satellites with the release of a five-minute video that offers an incredible...
11.17.2017
2:57pm
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The Iberian Peninsula provided a last-stand stronghold of Neanderthal life, according to growing scientific literature. The Ebro River basin provided a natural...
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11.17.2017
10:15am
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A popular theory holds that genes play a larger role in brain development for children from advantaged environments than in those from poorer backgrounds,...
by Northwestern University
11.17.2017
9:29am
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The unparalleled liquid strength of cartilage, which is about 80 percent water, withstands some of the toughest forces on our bodies. Synthetic materials...
by University of Michigan
11.17.2017
9:27am
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Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord.
by Frank Jordans, Associated Press
11.17.2017
9:23am
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A team of scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and...
by Uppsala University
11.17.2017
9:18am
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For researchers pursuing the primordial history of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere, a new study might sour some "Eureka!" moments. A contemporary tool used to...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
11.17.2017
9:13am
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $8.2 million through its Science of Learning program to fund 24 new projects that will advance theoretical...
by National Science Foundation
11.17.2017
9:04am
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Two new studies have significantly improved scientists' ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña - a recurrent cooling...
by University of Texas at Austin
11.16.2017
2:47pm
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Pungent, sometimes toxic blobs are fouling waterways from the Great Lakes to Chesapeake Bay, from the Snake River in Idaho to New York’s Finger Lakes and...
by John Flesher and Angeliki Kastanis, Associated Press
11.16.2017
2:40pm