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Which car crashes cause traumatic brain injury?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Motor vehicle crashes are one of the most common causes of TBI-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths. Yet, much of TBI research is focused on military or sports-related injuries. An aerospace and mechanical... more
Freshwater fish species richness has increased in Ohio River Basin since '60s  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
The taxonomic and trophic composition of freshwater fishes in the Ohio River Basin has changed significantly in recent decades, possibly due to environmental modifications... more
Myelination deficits cause abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new Tel Aviv University study finds that gene deletion or deficiency in neurons is responsible for the abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome, a rare disorder... more
Febrile seizures following vaccination are self-resolving and not dangerous  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New research from the University of Sydney has found the severity of febrile seizures following vaccination is no different to febrile seizures from another cause, such as from a virus,... more
What the vibrant pigments of bird feathers can teach us about how evolution works  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A University of Arizona-led research team has shown that evolution is driven by species interaction within a community. more
Opponents spar over California vaccine exemption bill  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
Hundreds of opponents of mandatory vaccines are opposing a California proposal to give state public health officials instead of local doctors the power to decide which children can skip their shots before attending school. more
Researchers use brain scans to provide better understanding of unconscious bias  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Unconscious bias has become a hot topic recently, with high profile incidents reported around the world. Researchers at Aalto University are exploring the causes of these... more
Eclogitic diamonds formed from oceanic crust, study shows  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Eclogitic diamonds formed in Earth's mantle originate from oceanic crust, rather than marine sediments as commonly thought, according to a new study from University of Alberta geologists. more
Integrator complex proteins are crucial for healthy brain development in fruit flies, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A study by Duke-NUS Medical School has found that members of the multiprotein 'Integrator complex', known for its role in... more
Minerals in mountain rivers tell the story of landslide activity upstream  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Researchers from the University of Helsinki and the University of Tübingen have come up with a new way of analysing sand in mountain rivers to determine... more
Tomato, tomat-oh!—understanding evolution to reduce pesticide use  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Although pesticides are a standard part of crop production, Michigan State University researchers believe pesticide use could be reduced by taking cues from wild plants. more
Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Poor air quality days significantly increase the risk of hospitalizations for respiratory issues in young survivors of cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers at... more
Study finds temperature can predict wildfires  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
One of the best predictors of western wildfires could be how hot it's been, according to a new geography study by the University of Cincinnati. more
New synthesis strategy speeds identification of simpler versions of a natural product  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products—organic compounds isolated from natural sources—has led to the identification of... more
Twitter users younger, better educated than general public: survey  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
Twitter users in the United States are younger, better educated and more left-leaning than the general population, a survey showed Wednesday. more
Chemists invent new Lewis acidity test using fluorescence  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
York University chemists have invented a new fluorescence-based method for accurately determining the strength of a range of Lewis acids, which could one day be used to help purify pharmaceutical drugs, improve... more
Corruption contagion: How legal and finance firms are at greater risk of corruption  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Companies with fewer levels of management such as legal, accountancy and investment banking firms could be up to five times more susceptible... more
Classroom crowdscience: UC students challenged to detect schizophrenia genes  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Teaching big data to future scientists means having them think creatively about ways to harness the terabytes of information available to them. To that end, systems biologist Trey Ideker used... more
Atom interaction discovery valuable for future quantum technologies  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
By breaking with conventionality, University of Otago physicists have opened up new research and technology opportunities involving the basic building block of the world—atoms. more
Quality of laser beam shaping can be enhanced at no extra cost  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Researchers from Osaka University have developed a technique for improving accuracy of laser beam shaping and wavefront obtained by conventional methods with no additional... more
New type of silicon promises cheaper solar technology  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
An international research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has made a new type of silicon that better uses sunlight and promises to cut the cost of solar technology. more
Scientists develop low-cost energy-efficient materials  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
An international team of scientists from the National University of Science and Technology "MISIS" (NUST MISIS), Tianjin University (China), as well as from Japan and the United States, has developed new energy-efficient iron-based alloys which combine high mechanical... more
Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The discoveries of thousands of planets orbiting stars outside our solar system has made questions about the potential for life to form on these planets fundamentally important in modern science. Fundamentally important... more
Researchers to develop prebiotics from non-edible forest and sea resources  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
With the help of forest residues such as sawdust, branches and tops and cellulose from sea squirts, researchers in Biochemical Process Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, want... more
Nanocomponent is a quantum leap for Danish physicists  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the miniscule component makes it possible to scale... more
People with low socioeconomic position more likely to receive worse end of life care  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
In high-income countries, people with low socioeconomic position are more likely to receive poor quality end of life care and... more
Field trial with neonicotinoids: Honeybees are much more robust than bumblebees  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
The insecticide clothianidin affects different species of bees in different ways. While it has no demonstrably negative effect on honeybees, it disrupts the growth of bumble... more
Evidence found of early hunter-gatherer eating an entire venomous snake  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
A trio of researchers from Texas A&M University and Wichita State University has found evidence of an early hunter-gatherer eating an entire venomous snake. In their paper published... more
Study unravels mystery of antimicrobial frog secretions  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Japanese scientists, including researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) and Yokohama National University, have identified the molecular mechanism that gives the skin secretions of a species of frog effective antimicrobial properties.... more
Quantum gas turns supersolid  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Researchers led by Francesca Ferlaino from the University of Innsbruck and the Austrian Academy of Sciences report in Physical Review X on the observation of supersolid behavior in dipolar quantum gases of erbium and dysprosium. In the dysprosium gas these... more
New mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A specially designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer's - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. more
Polymer reversibly glows white when stretched  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Researchers at the University of Fribourg's Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) and Hokkaido University in Japan have developed a method to tailor the properties of stress-indicating molecules that can be integrated into polymers and signal damages or... more
Mediterranean Diet May Protect against Overeating and NAFLD  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
In a study on crab-eating macaques (Macaca fascicularis), a team of researchers at Wake Forest University found that the primates... more
Uncovering the Structure of HIV Integrase to Inform Drug Discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
In this interview Dr Kushol Gupta, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania talks to News-Medical... more
Bacterial and fungal toxins found in popular electronic cigarettes  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. more
Policies valuing cultural diversity improve minority students' sense of belonging  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Societies and schools are facing new, culturally diverse populations and how they respond to these changes can have lasting impacts for everyone involved. Examining middle school diversity policies,... more
Cancer drugs reprogram genes in breast tumors to prevent endocrine resistance, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Treating breast tumors with two cancer drugs simultaneously may prevent endocrine resistance by attacking the disease along two separate gene pathways, scientists... more
New range prediction approach increases accuracy, safety and tolerability of proton therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Today (Tuesday, 23 April) marks the beginning of a new era in treatment planning at the University Proton Therapy Dresden of the University Hospital... more
Researchers engineer new molecules to help stop lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
University of Texas at Dallas scientists have demonstrated that the growth rate of the majority of lung cancer cells relates directly to the availability of a crucial oxygen-metabolizing molecule. more
DNA rearrangement may predict poor outcomes in multiple myeloma  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A certain type of DNA marker predicts poor outcomes in multiple myeloma, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University have found. more
Can we solve the riddle of the coral reef halos?  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
Coral reefs worldwide are threatened by a variety of human impacts. Fishing is among the most pressing threats to reefs, because it occurs on most reef systems and... more
Zoologists discover two new bird species in Indonesia  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin, working with partners from Halu Oleo University (UHO) and Operation Wallacea, have discovered two beautiful new bird species in the Wakatobi Archipelago of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Details of... more
Water walking—the new mode of rock skipping  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at Utah State University's Splash Lab discovered a new mode of water surface skipping termed "water walking". more
Controlling instabilities gives closer look at chemistry from hypersonic vehicles  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
While studying the chemical reactions that occur in the flow of gases around a vehicle moving at hypersonic speeds, researchers at the University of Illinois used a less-is-more... more
Scientists create international database of women scientists  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A database of women scientists that was created a year ago by a team led by a CU School of Medicine postdoctoral fellow has grown to list more than 7,500 women and is featured... more
Celebrate 50 Years of Space Feats with USRA Symposium Today! How to Watch  SPACE.COM · 1 day
An astronaut who walked on the moon and a renowned NASA mathematician join a group of experts discussing the future of space... more
Study: Why unique finches keep their heads of many colors  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
There appears to be an underlying selection mechanism at work among Gouldian Finches—a mechanism that allows this species to produce and maintain individuals with red heads, black heads,... more
Endangered rays may have unknown birthing zone in Mexican waters  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The discovery of dozens of pregnant giant devil rays accidentally caught in fishing nets in a village along Mexico's northern Gulf of California could mean the endangered species... more
Scientists find auroral 'speed bumps' are more complicated  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center find that "speed bumps" in space, which can slow down satellites orbiting closer to Earth, are more complex than originally thought. more
Scientists create largest collection of coral reef maps ever made  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A study from scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science offers a new... more
New dispersion method to effectively kill biofilm bacteria could improve wound care  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a method to treat bacterial infections which could result in better wound care. more
Serbian flag raised at CERN  CERN · 1 day
Serbian flag raised at CERN Abha Eli Phoboo cmenard Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:49 The Serbian flag was raised in the presence of the President of the CERN Council, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, CERN Director-General, Serbian... more
Soft tissue makes coral tougher in the face of climate change  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Climate change and ocean warming threaten coral reefs and disrupt the harmonious relationship between corals and their symbiotic algae, a process known as "coral bleaching." However,... more
An ecological tale of two scavengers  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Two species of vulture—the turkey vulture and the black vulture—are able to coexist because their respective traits reduce the need for them to compete for nutritional resources, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers. more
Students develop acoustic device to detect whales near offshore wind farm  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A group of six ocean engineering students at the University of Rhode Island has developed an acoustic device that successfully detects the sounds made by whales... more
Researchers Identify 104 High-Risk Genes for Schizophrenia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A research team led by Vanderbilt University scientists has identified a set of high-confidence risk genes for schizophrenia. The team’s results support... more
Research on disk galaxies sheds light on movement of stars  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
University of Arkansas astrophysicists have taken an important step toward solving the mystery of how disk galaxies maintain the shape of their spiral arms. Their findings support the... more
Watching molecules split in real time  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Using a new X-ray technique, a team of researchers was able to watch in real time as a molecule split apart into two new molecules. The method could be used to look at chemical reactions that... more
Permanent daylight savings time may negate changes in school start times  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Moving the clock forward and then back each spring and fall usually draws plenty of complaints and questions about why such a change is necessary. more
Improved WIC food packages reduced obesity risk for children, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Sweeping changes designed to make a major federal food assistance program more nutritious for low-income families were effective in reducing obesity risk for 4-year-olds who had... more
Thiazide use linked with reduced risk of low energy fractures in people with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The use of thiazide diuretics was associated with a decreased risk of low energy fractures in people with Alzheimer's disease,... more
Scientists find an underground bacterium that could live on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tomsk State University microbiologists were the first in the world to isolate Desulforudis audaxviator from deep underground waters. Translated from Latin, its name means "a brave traveler". Scientists... more
New approach to repair defects in fetal membranes could prevent life-long medical conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London and University College London have developed a new approach to repair defects in fetal membranes... more
College Students Hatch Nuclear-Powered Magnetic Plan to Protect Marsonauts from Cosmic Rays  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation... more
Scientists discover how 'superbug' E. coli clones take over human gut  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A 'superbug' clone of E. coli has evolved to prevent itself from becoming so dominant that it could potentially wipe out the bacteria from existence, scientists... more
Welding with stem cells for next-generation surgical glues  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists at the University of Bristol have invented a new technology that could lead to the development of a new generation of smart surgical glues and dressings for chronic wounds. The new... more
$4 million NIH award will help establish UCI Skin Biology Resource-based Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
With nearly $4 million in funding from the National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases, the University of California, Irvine will establish... more
Older kidney disease patients starting dialysis die at higher rates than previously thought  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Older adults with end-stage kidney disease who start dialysis--a treatment that keeps their blood free of toxins--appear to die at higher rates... more
Chemical-sampling wristbands detect similar exposures across three continents  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
To assess differences and trends in personal chemical exposure, Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents. more
Good mousekeeping: En suite bathroom makes for happier mice  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Mice have a strong preference to nest away from their own waste and should be housed in a system of cages that allows them to create a toilet area, according... more
Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Using a unique computational "framework" they developed, a team of scientist cyber-sleuths in the Vanderbilt University Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute has identified 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia. more
New Concept for Novel Fire Extinguisher in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
A research team in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Toyohashi University of Technology has developed new concept of fire... more
Climate change has worsened global economic inequality  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new Stanford University study shows global warming has increased economic inequality since the 1960s. Temperature changes caused by growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere have enriched cool countries like Norway and... more
Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
For less active adults, the amount of time spent sitting may be associated with an increased risk of death; however, increasing physical activity to recommended levels may eliminate... more
Plant-based diets associated with lower risk of heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks... more
Educational program for preschoolers successful in instilling heart healthy behaviors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Preschoolers in an underserved community who took part in a health promotion educational program aimed at establishing health behaviors showed a 2.2-fold increase in knowledge, attitudes and habits... more
Skipping breakfast linked with increased risk of death from heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New evidence underscores the importance of eating breakfast every day, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that... more
Nursing, medical, and dental students train together to improve pediatric oral health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Nursing, medical, and dental students can work as a team to improve their knowledge of pediatric oral health--and how to work with their fellow... more
Wristband samplers show similar chemical exposure across three continents  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
To assess differences and trends in personal chemical exposure, Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents. more
Asia's diabetes epidemic increases risk of death among women, middle-aged people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death, especially among women and middle-aged people, a multinational study led... more
Permanent daylight saving time undermines the benefits of delaying school start times  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A switch to permanent daylight saving time will undo any positive effects on sleep of delaying school start times, according to researchers from the... more
Scientists Reconstruct Face of Neolithic Dog  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The face of a 4,000-year-old dog has been brought back to life by a team of researchers and forensic artists. In 1901, archaeologists found... more
Debate on daylight saving time and school start time  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A switch to permanent daylight saving time will undo any positive effects on sleep of delaying school start times, according to researchers. more
Neonics hinder bees' ability to fend off deadly mites, study reveals  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A University of Guelph study is the first to uncover the impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on honey bees' ability to groom and rid themselves of deadly... more
Precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles help enhance treatment of peritoneal tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Research carried out at the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine used nanoparticles for the development of new imaging and treatment methods for peritoneal cancers. Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer... more
Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University in cooperation with colleagues from Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Switzerland, and Sweden for the first time studied proteins, which constitute WNT signaling pathway... more
Survey: Half of all American workplaces offer health and wellness programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Workplace health promotion programs are increasing in the U.S., according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public... more
How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities. Two U.S. senators publicly condemned the partnership, but... more
Sand tiger sharks return to shipwrecks off N.C. coast  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Photos taken months, and in some cases years, apart by scuba divers show female sand tiger sharks returning to the same shipwrecks off the North Carolina coast, a new study... more
Reducing energy required to convert CO2 waste into valuable resources  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Surplus industrial carbon dioxide creates an opportunity to convert waste into a valuable commodity. Excess CO2 can be a feedstock for chemicals typically derived from fossil fuels, but... more
New technique produces longer-lasting lithium batteries  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The grand challenge to improve energy storage and increase battery life, while ensuring safe operation, is becoming evermore critical as we become increasingly reliant on this energy source for everything from portable devices to electric vehicles.... more
Theory meets application: Machine learning techniques for geothermal exploration  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When Jing Yang, assistant professor of electrical engineering, began looking for practical applications to her machine learning research, partnering with Chris Marone, professor of geosciences, for his work on safe... more
Island lizards are expert sunbathers, and researchers find it's slowing their evolution  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
If you've ever spent some time in the Caribbean, you might have noticed that humans are not the only organisms soaking up the sun.... more
How does wildlife fare after fires?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Fire ecologists and wildlife specialists at La Trobe University have made key discoveries in how wildlife restores itself after bushfires, and what Australian conservationists can do to assist the process. more
Repelling charges prevent Cooper pairs from 'island hopping' in insulating state  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Superconductors are able to conduct electricity with zero resistance thanks to Cooper pairs, electron duos that team up and skate through a material unimpeded. In 2007,... more
Controlling instabilities gives closer look at chemistry from hypersonic vehicles
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Water walking—the new mode of rock skipping
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Deep sea scientist breaks British depth record
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These beetles have successfully freeloaded for 100 million years
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How the social lives of animals should form part of our conservation culture
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Smart antioxidant-containing polymer responds to body chemistry, environment
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Meteoroid strikes eject precious water from moon
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Research provides speed boost to quantum computers
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George Monbiot Q + A – How rejuvenating nature could help fight climate change
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Attention skills in a nonhuman cooperative breeding species
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In cellular world, strong relationships the key to healing old wounds
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Can someone tell me what a PBM does?
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New quick-fix wrap can repair and reinforce existing structures
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Cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses, study shows
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Evolution: How the theory is inspiring a new way of understanding language
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How a startup plans to clean up space
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And the blobs just keep on coming
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Researchers quantify the impact of autonomous vehicles on traffic
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Team harnesses spin of electrons to power tech devices
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Bristol mathematician cracks Diophantine puzzle
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Methane promising route for storage of renewable energy from sun and wind
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Chemists design faster production process for essential sugars
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Expert discusses alternatives to pesticides
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The sword of a Hispano-Muslim warlord is digitized in 3-D
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NJIT mathematical sciences professor releases major league baseball predictions
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