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Lifelong Aerobic Exercise May Help Keep Body Young, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 34 minutes
In an analysis of septuagenarians who have been exercising for decades, researchers from Ball... more
Most people overestimate total number of US gun owners  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Most people vastly overestimate the population of gun owners in the United States, and it potentially influences how groups approach gun policies, according to a study by two University of... more
Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for... more
Researchers use new technique to probe hydrogen bonds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy to probe the hydrogen bonds that modulate the chemical reactivity of enzymes, catalysts and biomimetic complexes. more
Risk Analysis publishes special issue on communicating about Zika virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Today, Risk Analysis, an International Journal, published a special issue, "Communicating About Zika," which features several articles that were originally presented as works-in-progress at the Zika Communication Summit... more
Graphic warning labels cancel out cigarettes' appeal to young people  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. more
UC San Diego professor receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award for cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The National Cancer Institute has awarded David Cheresh, PhD, Distinguished Professor and vice chair of Pathology at University of California San Diego School of... more
Study reveals increasing prevalence of weekend cycling among affluent 'Mamils'  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
University of Sydney authors who led the research said the Mamil study was prompted by media attention given to depicting and satirizing this group and the importance of... more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called dendritic cells. more
WATCH: Man confined to wheelchair after spinal injury walks at college graduation  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
Venezuela native Aldo Amenta suffered a debilitating spinal injury in a 2015 diving accident. more
Australia Leads Project to Revolutionize Astronomy  ASTRO WATCH · 17 hours
Australian scientists will lead the design phase of a multimillion-dollar project for a new system on one of the world's most powerful ground-based optical... more
Helium Exoplanet Inflated Like a Balloon, Research Shows  ASTRO WATCH · 20 hours
An international team of researchers, including Jessica Spake and Dr David Sing from the University of Exeter, have detected the... more
Scientists Predict the Sun's Activity to Reveal Expected Environmental Conditions in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 21 hours
Team of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata scientists has predicted the sun’s activity in coming years which reveal future space... more
Study quantifies links between alcohol, drug use and violent deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A group of researchers at the University of São Paulo's Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil recently published the results of a study on the links between alcohol and... more
Researchers explore why and how Mediterranean diet may mitigate cardiovascular risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers insights from a... more
Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the... more
Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Multigene tests have been used in breast cancer treatment to assess the risk of metastasis for several years. A team... more
Researchers probe hydrogen bonds using new technique  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy to probe the hydrogen bonds that modulate the chemical reactivity of enzymes, catalysts and biomimetic complexes. The technique could lead to the development... more
3Q: Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome  MIT · 3 days
“A diet or treatment of the microbiome may lead to increased diversity, but that does not mean it's better or healthier for you,” says the engineering professor. more
Our brain senses angry voices in a flash, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal,... more
A quantum machine learning algorithm based on generative models  Science Magazine · 3 days
Quantum computing and artificial intelligence, combined together, may revolutionize future technologies. A significant school of thought regarding artificial intelligence is based on generative models. Here, we propose a general quantum... more
Scientists unravel how bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research, from scientists at Imperial College London, unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells, potentially opening new avenues to finding ways of clearing these... more
Drawing is better than writing for memory retention  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers from the University of Waterloo found that even if people weren't good at it, drawing, as a method to help retain new information, was better than re-writing notes, visualization exercises or... more
Oldest ever traces of the plague found in Falköping  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In a 5,000 year old grave outside Falköping, scientists have found the oldest traces of the plague bacterium's DNA in the world. An international research team including archaeologists from the... more
Molecular insights into spider silk  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Spider silk is one of the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of Würzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein. more
Researchers devise 3-D printer that can make energetic materials safer, more environmentally friendly  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Purdue University researchers have devised a method of 3-D printing that can produce energetic materials with fine geometric features faster and with... more
Water plumes on Europa: Tasting an extraterrestrial ocean  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Computer simulations of the plumes of liquid water that stream out of Jupiter's moon Europa show that the forthcoming space mission JUICE may offer an answer to the question as to whether... more
Bacterial 'sleeper cells' evade antibiotics and weaken defence against infection  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New research from scientists at Imperial College London unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells. more
How ice particles promote the formation of radicals  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The production of chlorofluorocarbons, which damage the ozone layer, has been banned as far as possible. However, other substances can also tear holes in the ozone layer in combination with ice particles,... more
Mantle Neon Illuminates Earth’s Formation  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
The Earth formed relatively quickly from the cloud of dust and gas around the Sun, trapping water and gases in the planet's mantle, according to research... more
Fish at home on subsea oil and gas pipelines  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A research project carried out by The University of Western Australia on a BHP subsea oil and gas pipeline off the north-west coast of Australia has found the pipeline has... more
Artificial intelligence predicts rogue waves of light  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, an international team of researchers from Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland, and the Institut FEMTO-ST at the Université Bourgogne-Franche Comté, France, take a significant step... more
Engineers invent groundbreaking spin-based memory device  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of international researchers led by engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new magnetic device to manipulate digital information 20 times more efficiently and with 10 times more stability than... more
Two-dimensional materials skip the energy barrier by growing one row at a time  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new collaborative study led by a research team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of California, Los... more
VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are testing a vaccine against opioid abuse developed by the Scripps Research Institute in California. The vaccine is meant to block the effects of heroin and fentanyl in patients with... more
MUHC's 'Dr. House' discovers new genetic disease and the gene responsible for it  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre led by Dr. Donald Vinh, the RI's so-called "Dr. House"... more
UT Austin researcher receives $2.5 million CZI grant for neurodegenerative disease research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Ning "Jenny" Jiang, an associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Dell Medical School's Department of Oncology,... more
New booklet could help improve conditions of young pupils with albinism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A booklet, in Swahili and English, could help teachers in Tanzania improve conditions for pupils with albinism in their schools. more
A Step Closer to Fusion Energy  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Harnessing nuclear fusion, which powers the sun and stars, to help meet earth's energy needs, is a step closer after researchers showed that using... more
New traffic rules in 'Graphene City'  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the drive to find new ways to extend electronics beyond the use of silicon, physicists are experimenting with other properties of electrons, beyond charge. In work published today (Dec 7) in the journal Science, a... more
Media coverage of disasters can have lasting effects on children's mental health  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Disaster communication experts say disaster media coverage can have lasting effects on children's mental health and suggest teachers and parents be prepared to respond... more
World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of surgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are the first in the world to use a surgical robot to assist... more
UMGCCC uses Gammapod radiotherapy to treat breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Radiation oncologists at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center are now treating patients with the GammaPod™, a new FDA-cleared radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer. more
Using quantum entanglement to study proteins  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For the first time, a University of Michigan chemist has used quantum entanglement to examine protein structures, a process that requires only a very small number of photons of light. more
Interventions in dog populations could reduce rabies in rural China  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Domestic dogs play a key role in the transmission and expansion of rabies in rural areas of China, according to a study published December 6 in the open-access... more
Rules to boost fuel economy for vehicles will do more good than harm, new study shows  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scholars from USC and other leading universities conclude that rules on the books to increase fuel... more
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Hand, foot and mouth disease can spread quickly across child care centers and elementary schools. Here's what to look for and how to manage the disease. more
Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients, new research at Oregon State University indicates. more
Study explores how schools address adolescent self-harming practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In a survey-based study of 153 secondary schools in England and Wales, staff stated that adolescent self-harm is an important concern, but emotional health and wellbeing is the primary health priority for... more
Statins are recommended far too often, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, or statins, as a preventive measure can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. A study by the University of Zurich now shows that this measure is recommended too often,... more
Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds like penguins and terns by competing for the same prey sources, new research from the French National Center for Scientific Research in Montpellier and the... more
Researchers develop method to transfer entire 2-D circuits to any smooth surface  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
What if a sensor sensing a thing could be part of the thing itself? Rice University engineers believe they have a two-dimensional solution to... more
Researchers Find First Ever Evidence for Epigenetics in Archaea  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
A team of scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of California, Santa Cruz, has found... more
Acrobatic geckos, highly maneuverable on land and in the air, can also race on water  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Geckos are renowned for their acrobatic feats on land and in the air, but a new discovery that... more
Researchers discover information about a gene that helps define us as humans  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
University of Otago researchers have discovered information about a gene that sets primates—great apes and humans—apart from other mammals, through the study of a... more
Research finds that now is the time to protect Western Australia's tall forests  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
South-western Australia's tall karri forests require a new management approach for their conservation based on a changed moral consensus in the community,... more
Record levels of mercury released by thawing permafrost in Canadian Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Permafrost thaw slumps in the western Canadian Arctic are releasing record amounts of mercury into waterways, according to new research by University of Alberta ecologists. more
Expert: 'No single, one-size-fits-all solution' to plastic waste problem  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Governments, businesses and people around the world must play major roles in managing the rapidly growing plastics economy and the waste it produces, according to an expert in the Center... more
Looking past the hype about 'trackless trams'  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The optically guided bus is the latest in a long line of initiatives to repackage the bus as premium rail-derived technology. The name "trackless trams", the vehicle design, and the modest deployment costs all... more
New insights in rust resistance in wheat  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For more than 20 years, a large international group of researchers, including from Aarhus University, has worked purposefully to investigate a gene that protects wheat against yellow rust. Yellow rust is a widespread and... more
Chemists find way to prevent side effects from malaria medication  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The antimalarial drug Mefloquine, branded as Lariam and used by many travellers to tropical countries, is a substance with two different forms of molecule. One form contains the... more
Researchers identify enzyme responsible for helping cancer tumors spread  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at the University of Missouri have unraveled how a cancer-critical enzyme is positioned on cell surfaces. The enzyme enables tumor cells to tunnel through collagen, creating a convenient path... more
Report finds discrimination driving disparities in food insecurity  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Lifetime experiences of racial and ethnic discrimination are strongly linked to food insecurity in Philadelphia, says a new series of reports released today from researchers at Drexel University's Center for Hunger Free... more
Survey finds daughters can thrive in tech even without tech savvy parents  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As part Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code activities planned for this week, TechGirlz shared findings from a new survey of... more
Molecular adlayer produced by dissolving water-insoluble nanographene in water  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Even though nanographene is insoluble in water and organic solvents, Kumamoto University (KU) and Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) researchers have found a way to dissolve it in water.... more
Multifunctional dream ceramic matrix composites are born  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at Osaka University have produced composites consisting of alumina (AI2O3) ceramics and titanium (Ti), namely AI2O3/Ti composites. They designed a percolation structure for forming a continuous conduction pathway by dispersing fine-sized Ti particles... more
Study: Adult Hearts Do Not Contain Cardiac Stem Cells  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Adult cardiac stem cells don’t exist, according to a new study in mice by researchers from the Hubrecht... more
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have increased risk of schizophrenia later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Newborns with Vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, researchers from Aarhus University and the University of... more
Hormones help endangered frogs get in the mood to mate in world-first program  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In a world first, reproductive biologists at the University of Wollongong (UOW) have successfully applied hormones topically to the abdomens of northern... more
New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
New research from the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
Arlington Tomorrow Foundation awards grant to support local youth, students  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation... more
UCR postdoctoral researcher wins prestigious NIH fellowship to study neural crest cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Rebekah Charney, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein... more
Elevated air pollution associated with increased risk for miscarriage  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front -- the... more
Postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss more likely to develop high blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a recent... more
UAB research may point a path to more effective influenza vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Seasonal influenza vaccines are typically less than 50 percent effective, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies. Research at the University of Alabama at... more
Study expands knowledge about sexuality and gender gaps in political attitudes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, on sexuality and gender gaps in... more
Researchers develop biosensors to detect and measure metastatic potential of cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The spread of invasive cancer cells from a tumor's original site to distant parts of the body is known as metastasis. It is the... more
Laws to curb use of cell phones have greatly reduced fatalities for motorcyclists  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for... more
Optimization of drug dose sizes can reduce pharmaceutical wastage  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Pharmaceuticals are often dosed according to patient weight or body size which means that a dose must be individually measured. In a new study, lead author Anthony Hatswell of Delta... more
Spinal cord injury disrupts the body's internal clock, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Although paralysis is the most noticeable result of a spinal cord injury, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin suggests such injuries could... more
New massive sequencing platform implemented for double factor preimplantation genetic testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A research team from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in collaboration with the Blood and Tissue Bank of Catalonia, has managed to implement a massive sequencing... more
App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers from the Emory University have developed a new phone app that needs just a colour photograph of the nail beds of an individual to detect... more
Fine-tuning renewables could help Texas balance energy resources  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Timing and placement of wind and solar power facilities are critical factors for Texas electricity providers that juggle their output with other resources to provide a balanced flow of energy. Rice University... more
Distinguishing resistance from resilience to prolong antibiotic potency  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have shown experimentally that there is more than one flavor of antibiotic resistance and that it could—and should—be taken advantage of to keep first-line antibiotics in our... more
A detailed look at the microorganisms that colonize, and degrade, a 400-year-old painting  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
What's a feast for the human eye may be a literal feast for microorganisms that colonize works of art, according to a... more
Cereals use chemical defenses in a multifunctional manner against different herbivores  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team of scientists from the University of Bern (Switzerland) and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology and their partners have characterized multiple functions of... more
Volcanoes are Fed by ‘Mush’ Reservoirs, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Volcanoes are not fed by liquid magma formed in large, underground caves called ‘magma’ chambers; instead, they are... more
Without Dna2, genes can jump into DNA breaks  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Cells have in place a number of mechanisms to protect the integrity of the genome, including processes that repair mistakes that may occur during DNA replication. The enzyme Dna2 participates in DNA... more
Monitoring species: Are we looking long enough?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The conservation of animals relies heavily on estimates of their numbers. Without knowing how many individuals there are, it is impossible to know whether a population is thriving or dying out—and whether conservation efforts... more
Peace, not war, responsible for deforestation in armed conflict zones  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Rates of deforestation in war zones increase dramatically once peace is declared, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. more
LIGO and Virgo Announce Four New Detections  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
On Saturday, December 1, scientists attending the Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop in College Park, Maryland, presented new results from the... more
Arc welding fume is harmful to human health  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Working as part of an international group of toxicologists scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University have found that harmful nanoparticles are formed in the process of arc welding using the most... more
Pollution: New ammonia emission sources detected from space  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers from the CNRS and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) have prepared the first global map of the distribution of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) by analyzing measurements taken by satellites between 2008... more
Soft tissue shows Jurassic ichthyosaur was warm-blooded, had blubber and camouflage  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
An ancient, dolphin-like marine reptile resembles its distant relative in more than appearance, according to an international team of researchers that includes scientists from North Carolina... more
Sea invertebrate sheds light on evolution of human blood, immune systems  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Botryllus schlosseri, a marine invertebrate that lives in underwater colonies resembling fuzzy pinheads clinging to rocks, has a blood-forming system with uncanny similarities to that of... more
Global carbon dioxide emissions rise even as coal wanes and renewables boom  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Global fossil fuel emissions are on track to rise for a second year in a row, primarily due to growing energy use, according to... more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming
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Two-dimensional materials skip the energy barrier by growing one row at a time
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Researchers devise 3-D printer that can make energetic materials safer, more environmentally friendly
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Looking past the hype about 'trackless trams'
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What's under the Antarctic Ice Sheet?
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Medical News Today: Surgeons successfully perform full face transplant
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ESEO student satellite successfully launched to space
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Virtual reality could serve as powerful environmental education tool
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Insight into swimming fish could lead to robotics advances
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Study shows mitochondrial DNA can be passed through fathers – what does this mean for genetics?
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Artificial joint restores wrist-like movements to forearm amputees
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The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second
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Rare-earth elements in mining industry's waste piles
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Digital 'coffeehouse' to spark new scientific ideas now ready for use
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Professors use whale earwax to reconstruct whale stress levels spanning 150 years
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New bendable smartphone technology could use monitoring to save patients' lives
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Encouraging prospects for moon hunters
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Lunar Outpost shows off new moon rover
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Species and environment affect which frogs are infected by parasitic fungus
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Space-inspired speed breeding for crop improvement
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New research uncovers the predatory behavior of Florida's skull-collecting ant
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Feeling the pressure with universal tactile imaging
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New research studies adhesiveness in ants as a way to improve synthetic adhesives
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Education does not always equal social mobility
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Climate change damaging male fertility
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