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Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right "address" in the...
The already-rare Stone's sheep of the Yukon is 20 per cent less common than previously thought, according to new research by University of Alberta biologists.
Neanderthals had just as many head trauma injuries as Upper Paleolithic humans, according to new research from the...
An analysis of Twitter data from the U.S. shows that social media usage largely mirrors daily work schedules and school calendars. The data reflect the amount...
Although the presence of humpback whales in the Mediterranean has been considered unusual, it is known that their visits have increased in the last 150 years. Until now, there had...
What in the smart nanomaterials world is widely available, highly symmetrical and inexpensive? Hollow carbon structures, shaped like a football, called fullerenes. Their applications range from artificial photosynthesis and nonlinear optics to the production of photoactive films and nanostructures. To...
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) demonstrated for the first time that raw human excrement can potentially be converted to a safe, reusable fuel and a nutrient rich fertilizer, solving two major worldwide issues...
Chemical substances and nanomaterials are processed on a massive scale in diverse products, while their risks have not been properly assessed. Time and again synthesised substances have been...
University of Liverpool researchers undertook a study in response to a request from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to assess induced seismicity and the associated traffic light system...
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have studied flight routes to determine how far willow warblers migrate in the autumn. The results show that the willow warbler holds a long-distance migration record in the ten-gram weight category –...
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Mathematics is causing headaches in schools across Canada, Australia and many other parts of the world. Teachers in both Canada and Australia feel neither competent nor confident in math and, frankly, they are the...
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VIDEO Many of us are used to encountering ants scampering across a sidewalk, a trail path or even in our kitchen floor. But...
Melissa C. Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Focused Inquiry in Virginia Commonwealth University's University College, was initially skeptical of the Harry Potter phenomenon, even as her nieces...
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The influence of having a black teacher can make a monumental difference in a black student's life, and the effect...
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Online shopping platforms have changed the way we shop for everything from household items to holiday gifts. These firms – think Amazon, eBay or Etsy – provide a...
VIDEO Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological sense of touch and can help...
A team of researchers from ETH Zürich, Cardiff University, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia and...
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An antibiotic called thanatin attacks the way the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria is built. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now found that this happens through a previously unknown mechanism....
A team of researchers at Dalhousie University has found evidence that suggests hemimastigotes represent a major new branch of evolutionary life. In...
The renowned Innovative Technology Centre at the University of Cambridge, UK has used a Uniqsis PhotoSyn flow photoreactor to efficiently scale-up a radical mediated boronic acid...
A team of researchers led by Professor Thomas Nann from Victoria University of Wellington has created a new electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally friendly batteries.
Scientists from VIB and Ghent University under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Jenny Russinova have uncovered a novel mechanism in plants that controls an important decision...
In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate...
Research led by the University of Bristol has begun to unpick an important mechanism of antibiotic resistance and suggest approaches to block this resistance.
A pair of researchers with the University of St Andrews has observed orangutan mothers engaging in displaced reference after observation of a perceived threat. In their paper published in the journal Science...
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To protect neurons and limit the damage after a stroke, researchers from the CNRS, the University of Caen-Normandie, University Paris-Est Créteil, and the company OTR3 have...
Researchers in a lab at Aarhus University have developed a versatile remote gaming interface that allowed external experts as well as hundreds of citizen scientists all over the world to optimize a quantum gas experiment through multiplayer collaboration and in...
Researchers from the Green IC research group at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a low-cost, no-battery wake-up timer in the form of an on-chip circuit that significantly reduces power...
Growing up with dogs is linked to a lower risk of asthma, especially if the dogs are female, a new study from...
In collaboration with the peer-led organization Survivors' Voices, researchers from King's School of Life Course Sciences have launched a charter to guide...
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An antibiotic called thanatin attacks the way the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria is built. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now found out that this happens through a previously unknown...
An international study published in the journal Blood by researchers led by Dr. Elie Haddad, a pediatric immunologist and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine and professor at Université de Montréal, highlights the urgent need to develop better...
The American College of Cardiology will host the ACC Latin America Conference in partnership with the Peruvian Society of Cardiology in Lima, Peru, on November 16-17, 2018, bringing...
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Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a tool that speeds up the analysis and publication of biomedical data...
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If patient engagement is the new 'blockbuster drug,' why are we not seeing spectacular effects? A team of researchers from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical...
Chapman University has been awarded an additional $2.9 million to study Alzheimer's disease, adding an existing $4 million in grant funding for the ongoing...
A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people...
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Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic...
A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure...
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A team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have been awarded $3.4 million by the National Institutes of Health to...
Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.
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Dr. Marise Parent, professor and associate director of the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, has received a...
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A survey of ice in Greenland has uncovered evidence suggesting a kilometer-wide iron asteroid...
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With approximately 80 percent of our nation's water supply going towards agriculture, it's fair to say it takes a lot of water to grow crops. In a climate...
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Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine...
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A survey was conducted by the University of Nebraska to unveil the extent to which horticultural employees are knowledgeable about pollinators. Carter Westerhold, Samuel Wortman, Kim Todd, and Douglas Golick sought to determine what...
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The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a patent for a lubricant composition that can be used as a universal grease for aircraft.
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A survey of ice in Greenland has uncovered evidence suggesting a kilometer-wide iron asteroid slammed into that island, perhaps as recently as 12,000 years ago during...
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Male songbirds that had better early life conditions as nestlings sing more often and produce more complex songs as adults, according to a study...
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An international study led by University of Miami tropical biologists reveals that tropical trees are migrating upslope to escape climate change, but not fast enough.
Houston's urban landscape directly contributed to the torrential rainfall and deadly flooding experienced during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, according to Princeton and University of Iowa researchers. The researchers report...
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Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism...
We know less about the ground beneath our feet than we do about the surface of Mars, but new research by University of Colorado Boulder geoscientists shines a light on...
Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D., professor at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter...
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A study led by Pennsylvania State University’s Dr. Asher Rosinger suggests that those who don’t feel well after a night of poor sleep may...
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Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a tool that speeds up the analysis and publication of biomedical data from many months or years to...
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The century-old train car known to be the site of business transactions for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has long been too fragile for visitors to step inside. The Wisconsin has faced conservation...
Consumers appear to embrace sustainable innovations, such as electric vehicles and smart energy systems, because it means something positive for their status and identity....
How fast a competitor counters your bid during an auction will increase your desire to win—and likely your willingness to pay for...
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Rice University scientists have built a better epoxy for electronic applications.
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You probably learned this basic lesson of biology in elementary school: Plants are self-feeders. These so-called autotrophs use the sun's energy and water to turn carbon dioxide from the air...
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For the first time astronomers have detected gravitational waves from a merged, hyper-massive neutron star. The scientists, Maurice van Putten of Sejong University in South Korea, and Massimo della Valle of the...
Up to 15 million hectares of the Brazilian Amazon is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new study from researchers at Chalmers...
A team of researchers with Cornell University and the University of Oxford has found that birds and insects reacted in some surprising ways to the 2017 U.S. total solar eclipse....
The assimilation of aerosol optical depth (AOD) observational data from the Chinese satellite Fengyun-3A (FY-3A) can significantly improve the ability to model aerosol mass, according to Prof. Jinzhong Min, Vice...
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A giant individual of the fungus, Armillaria gallica, or honey mushroom, first studied 25 years ago by James...
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A research team from ITMO University and the Australian National University has discovered that different metasurfaces exhibit the same behavior provided a symmetry breaking is introduced to their...
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Zoologist Sarah Otto, with the University of British Columbia, has published a report in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B regarding human influence on evolution over...
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An international research consortium, spearheaded by the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, has developed a database that is unique in the world: the Virtual Metabolic Human...
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Soil salinity is affecting large areas in the world and millions of farmers are faced with decreasing yields and many are even forced to migrate. Dutch scientists (Prof Dr. Gerrit van Straten (Wageningen University),...
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We are reaching the limits of silicon capabilities in terms of data storage density and speed of memory devices. One of the potential next-generation data storage elements is the magnetic skyrmion. A team at the Center...
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A team of scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), in collaboration with researchers from Monash University Australia, has succeeded in significantly increasing the stability and biocompatibility of special light-transducing nanoparticles. The team has developed the so-called "upconverting" nanoparticles...
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The African elephantnose fish generates weak electrical pulses to navigate its environment. This localization sense bears an astonishing similarity to vision, as a study by the University of...
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Scientists at Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) and collaborating universities in Japan have gained new insight into the mechanisms behind degradation of a semiconductor material that is used in electronic devices. By highlighting the...
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Football coaches who have their emotions under control are more successful. This has now been reported in the Sports journal by scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Goethe University in Frankfurt...
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Regular early head circumference assessments add valuable information when screening for long-term neurocognitive risk - according to new research by an international...
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Use of practitioner-led complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), such as acupuncture, massage, osteopathy and chiropractic treatment, rose from 12 per cent of...
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To understand cardiovascular failures, the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths in infants, UH professor of biomedical engineering Kirill Larin is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine...
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A team of scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, in collaboration with researchers from Monash University Australia, has succeeded in significantly increasing the stability and biocompatibility of special light-transducing nanoparticles.
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The University of Chichester has been chosen to lead research into a developing a sports-specific classification system for blind football.
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Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by...
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The survival of the heavily exploited Asian Houbara depends on the regulation of trapping and hunting, according to research led by the University of East Anglia...
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Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have filed a provisional patent application on a new copper compound that can be used to purify ethylene for use as a...
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Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.
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A reanalysis of worldwide annual trends in precipitation demonstrates that risk to human and environmental systems has been underestimated, according to a team of University of Maine researchers. As a...
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The basic human need to get along with others results in the formation of extreme political groupings, according to a study from Dartmouth College.
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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, along with corporate partners GE Global Research and Acoustic MedSystems Inc., have received...
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Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed a new antibody that could hold the key to unlocking cancer's defense against the body's immune system.
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A team of scientists from the Far Eastern Federal University and Korea Universityobtained cobalt and cobalt-iron nanosprings with unique combined magnetic properties and long-lasting elasticity that...
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Indiana University researchers have discovered that drug-delivering nanoparticles attach to their targets differently based upon their position when they meet—like ballroom dancers who change their moves with the...
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VIDEO The historically over-exploited Giant South American Turtle is making a significant comeback on river beaches in the Brazilian Amazon thanks to local protection efforts, say researchers at the University of...
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Women militia fighters make a positive choice to join combat units and are motivated by similar factors to male fighters,...
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Years of austerity in the UK have bitten away at school budgets, and the arts have suffered heavily....
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Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology.
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Apple growers should increase the amount of flowers around their apple orchards if they want to increase their harvest. A new study by researchers from Stockholm University, among others, shows...
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An international group of physicists from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), the Russian Academy of Sciences and Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) has developed...
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Ever since the isolation of graphene was first achieved in 2004, there has been an explosion in graphene-related research and development, with hundreds of business opportunists producing graphene to capitalise on this...
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A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behavior at...
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Climate change could pose a threat to male fertility - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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Researchers from the University of Granada belonging to the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center and the Faculty of Business and Economics...
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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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Amazon turtle populations recovering well thanks to local action
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Climate change damaging male fertility
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The role of resource misallocation in productivity decreases since the 2007 financial crisis
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Researchers share drone expertise to help Guatemalans better prepare for volcanic eruptions
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Quantum 'compass' could allow navigation without relying on satellites
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Pilot-scale plant to extract rare earth elements in heart of coal country
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Learning music early can make your child a better reader
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Rainforest destruction from gold mining hits all-time high in Peru
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Modern slavery promotes overfishing
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Updated book compiles 45 years of changes in Pacific Northwest flora
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Scientists 'tame' some disruptive environmental effects on quantum computers
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Making a transparent flexible material of silk and nanotubes
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How the world's fastest muscle created four unique bird species
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Owls help scientists unlock secret of how the brain pays attention
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New Caledonian crows can create tools from multiple parts
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