Princeton astrophysicist leads team to create framework for an optimal fusion energy device
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Princeton astrophysicist leads team to create framework for an optimal fusion energy device

The grant, a Simons Foundation Mathematical and Physical Sciences Award valued at $2 million a year for four years, marks the first award for fusion or energy that the foundation…

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Flexible solar cells: Will they someday power your devices?
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Flexible solar cells: Will they someday power your devices?

The problem of encapsulation The encapsulation of a flexible cell also poses a major challenge. If encapsulation is insufficient, liquid electrolyte could leak out of the cell or…

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Dental researchers identify protein key to wound healing
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Dental researchers identify protein key to wound healing

In many ways, the process to heal a wound parallels the steps involved in repairing, for example, a pothole. Both require specific supplies: cells and platelets, or asphalt…

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Harnessing DNA tricks to boost nanosensors
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Harnessing DNA tricks to boost nanosensors

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a way to increase the sensitivity of diagnostic devices, in particular those used to monitor and treat HIV. The research…

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Peering into Tb bacteria that attacks antibiotics
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Peering into Tb bacteria that attacks antibiotics

An international team of researchers including those from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has found a new way to investigate how tuberculosis bacteria inactivates an important family of…

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Solar tower exposes materials to intense heat to test thermal response
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Solar tower exposes materials to intense heat to test thermal response

Sandia National Laboratories is using its solar tower to help assess the impact of extreme temperature changes on materials. The tests, now in their second year, take advantage…

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Researchers develop device that increases heart function after heart attack
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Researchers develop device that increases heart function after heart attack

A collaborative team of researchers from NUI Galway, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity, RCSI and AMBER, has developed a novel implantable tool that can deliver therapy…

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Scientists isolate protein data from the tiniest of caches – single human cells
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Scientists isolate protein data from the tiniest of caches – single human cells

Most protein info ever captured from a single cell thanks to new ‘nanoPOTS’ technology A scientist places a chip into the nanoPOTS system. Once the chip is in…

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Left, right and center: mapping emotion in the brain
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Left, right and center: mapping emotion in the brain

According to a radical new model of emotion in the brain, a current treatment for the most common mental health problems could be ineffective or even detrimental to…

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Nearly 80 exoplanet candidates identified in record time
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Nearly 80 exoplanet candidates identified in record time

Scientists at MIT and elsewhere have analyzed data from K2, the follow-up mission to NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, and have discovered a trove of possible exoplanets amid some…

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Scientists find evidence of 27 new viruses in bees
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Scientists find evidence of 27 new viruses in bees

An international team of researchers has discovered evidence of 27 previously unknown viruses in bees. The finding could help scientists design strategies to prevent the spread of viral…

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Compound made inside human body stops viruses from replicating
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Compound made inside human body stops viruses from replicating

The newest antiviral drugs could take advantage of a compound made not by humans, but inside them. A team of researchers has identified the mode of action of…

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New Building Materials Crated out of Fungus, Rice and Glass
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New Building Materials Crated out of Fungus, Rice and Glass

By combining agricultural and industrial waste, bound by the Trametes versicolor fungus, scientists have developed a low-carbon, fire-resistant and termite-deterring building material, which costs less than synthetic plastics…

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Sodium- and Potassium-based Batteries Hold Promise for Cheap Energy Storage
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Sodium- and Potassium-based Batteries Hold Promise for Cheap Energy Storage

From electric cars that travel hundreds of miles on a single charge to chainsaws as mighty as gas-powered versions, new products hit the market each year that take…

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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing
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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing

Scientists at the UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have invented a new way to synthesize DNA that promises to be easier and faster, does not require…

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Scientists Discover Roles and Teamwork of CRISPR-Cas Proteins
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Scientists Discover Roles and Teamwork of CRISPR-Cas Proteins

Recently published research from UConn Health and the University of Georgia provides new insight about the basic biological mechanisms of the RNA-based viral immune system known as CRISPR-Cas. Michael…

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Deep Space Navigation: Tool Tested as Emergency Navigation Device
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Deep Space Navigation: Tool Tested as Emergency Navigation Device

A tool that has helped guide sailors across oceans for centuries is now being tested aboard the International Space Station as a potential emergency navigation tool for guiding…

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The Challenges of Congested Cities
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The Challenges of Congested Cities

As urban destinations become increasingly populated, urban planners face the daunting task of figuring out how to keep traffic — whether vehicular or pedestrian — flowing smoothly through…

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A better device for measuring electromagnetic radiation
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A better device for measuring electromagnetic radiation

Bolometers, devices that monitor electromagnetic radiation through heating of an absorbing material, are used by astronomers and homeowners alike. But most such devices have limited bandwidth and must…

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Targeting strategy may open door to better cancer drug delivery
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Targeting strategy may open door to better cancer drug delivery

Bioengineers may be able to use the unique mechanical properties of diseased cells, such as metastatic cancer cells, to help improve delivery of drug treatments to the targeted…

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Scientists create ‘genetic atlas’ of proteins in human blood
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Scientists create ‘genetic atlas’ of proteins in human blood

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks…

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Syphilis Discovery Raises Possibility of Vaccine
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Syphilis Discovery Raises Possibility of Vaccine

Despite efforts to eradicate it, syphilis is on the rise. Until now, most health agencies focused on treating infected people and their sex partners. But new discoveries may…

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Microbe breaks “universal” DNA rule by using two different translations
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Microbe breaks “universal” DNA rule by using two different translations

DNA is often referred to as the blueprint for life, however scientists have for the first time discovered a microbe that uses two different translations of the DNA…

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Artificial biosynthesis yields superior steroid antibiotics
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Artificial biosynthesis yields superior steroid antibiotics

Researchers at the University of Tokyo discovered that they had obtained supernatural analogs of steroid antibiotics from a system they constructed for the microbial production of the antibiotics.…

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Research Charts the Way to More Reliable Carbon-based Microelectronics
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Research Charts the Way to More Reliable Carbon-based Microelectronics

Carbon nanotubes – cylindrical formations of carbon atoms with incredible strength and electrical conductivity – hold great promise for creating new micron-scale low-power electronic devices. But finding a…

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Vegetables could hold the key to stronger buildings and bridges
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Vegetables could hold the key to stronger buildings and bridges

It is well known that vegetables are good for people but they could also be the key to making stronger and greener buildings. Engineers at Lancaster University are…

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Scientists Discover a New Type of Photosynthesis
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Scientists Discover a New Type of Photosynthesis

A group of researchers led by the Imperial College London had recently discovered a new type of photosynthesis which could rewrite our current biology textbooks, lead to new…

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Fetal T cells are first responders to infection in adults
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Fetal T cells are first responders to infection in adults

Cornell researchers have discovered there is a division of labor among immune cells that fight invading pathogens in the body. The study, published in the journal Cell, finds for…

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Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in rats
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Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in rats

Researchers at King’s College London and the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a…

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Greater Levels of Vitamin D Associated with Decreasing Risk of Breast Cancer
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Greater Levels of Vitamin D Associated with Decreasing Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is…

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PNNL technology clears way for ethanol-derived jet fuel
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PNNL technology clears way for ethanol-derived jet fuel

ASTM International updates standard for alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene based on fuel produced by PNNL partner LanzaTech ASTM International recently revised ASTM D7566 Annex A5 — the Standard…

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Ten Thousand Bursting Genes
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Ten Thousand Bursting Genes

A breakthrough new technique enables scientists to image 10,421 genes at once within individual cells. The work was done in the laboratory of Long Cai, research professor in biology…

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Negative Information Becomes more Negative and Impervious to Correction as it Spreads Person to Person
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Negative Information Becomes more Negative and Impervious to Correction as it Spreads Person to Person

According to new research conducted by the University of Warwick, news stories about terrorism, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other misfortunes become increasingly negative as they make the…

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Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies
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Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine…

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Organics on Ceres may be more abundant than originally thought
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Organics on Ceres may be more abundant than originally thought

Last year, scientists with NASA’s Dawn mission announced the detection of organic material — carbon-based compounds that are necessary components for life — exposed in patches on the…

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Soil prospecting yields wealth of potential antibiotics
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Soil prospecting yields wealth of potential antibiotics

Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics, according to UC Berkeley…

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NIF achieves record double fusion yield
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NIF achieves record double fusion yield

An experimental campaign conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Ignition Facility (NIF) has achieved a total fusion neutron yield of 1.9e16 (1.9×1016) and 54 KJ of…

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Scientists have Discovered a Biomarker for the Flu, Making it Possible to Determine who will get Sick upon Exposure
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Scientists have Discovered a Biomarker for the Flu, Making it Possible to Determine who will get Sick upon Exposure

Not everyone exposed to the influenza virus become ill, and while the exact reasons behind such variability have not yet been fully elucidated, scientists have identified a number…

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Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake
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Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake

For the first time, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and LCW Supercritical Technologies have created five grams of yellowcake — a powdered form of uranium used to…

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Clever bees can identify different flowers by patterns of scent
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Clever bees can identify different flowers by patterns of scent

Flowers have lots of different patterns on their surfaces that help to guide bees and other pollinators towards the flower’s nectar, speeding up pollination. These patterns include visual…

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Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk
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Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk

CRISPR-Cas9 is a molecular machine first discovered in bacteria that can be programmed to go to an exact place in the genome, where it cuts the DNA. These…

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New Gene Therapy Heals Spinal Cord Injuries in Mice
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New Gene Therapy Heals Spinal Cord Injuries in Mice

Rats with spinal cord injuries regained the use of their limbs after receiving a new gene therapy which helps mend damaged nerves in the spine. The new therapy…

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MIT engineers recruit microbes to help fight cholera
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MIT engineers recruit microbes to help fight cholera

MIT engineers have developed a probiotic mix of natural and engineered bacteria to diagnose and treat cholera, an intestinal infection that causes severe dehydration. Cholera outbreaks are usually…

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MIT engineers recruit microbes to help fight cholera
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MIT engineers recruit microbes to help fight cholera

MIT engineers have developed a probiotic mix of natural and engineered bacteria to diagnose and treat cholera, an intestinal infection that causes severe dehydration. Cholera outbreaks are usually…

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Smartphone to help farmers test for poultry infection
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Smartphone to help farmers test for poultry infection

Chicken farmers in the Philippines will soon test their birds for deadly pathogens with a new hand-held device and smartphone app they can use on their own farms.…

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Smartphone to help farmers test for poultry infection
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Smartphone to help farmers test for poultry infection

Chicken farmers in the Philippines will soon test their birds for deadly pathogens with a new hand-held device and smartphone app they can use on their own farms.…

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Hurricanes are slowing down, and that’s bad news
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Hurricanes are slowing down, and that’s bad news

Some hurricanes are moving more slowly, spending increased time over land and leading to catastrophic local rainfall and flooding, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.…

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Hurricanes are slowing down, and that’s bad news
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Hurricanes are slowing down, and that’s bad news

Some hurricanes are moving more slowly, spending increased time over land and leading to catastrophic local rainfall and flooding, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.…

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Beef peptides block bitter tastes
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Beef peptides block bitter tastes

From burgers to steaks, beef has a long history of being a delicious part of dinner. But what if that pleasant experience of eating beef could extend beyond…

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Supercomputers provide new insight into the life and death of a neutron
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Supercomputers provide new insight into the life and death of a neutron

Experiments that measure the lifetime of neutrons reveal a perplexing and unresolved discrepancy. While this lifetime has been measured to a precision within 1 percent using different techniques,…

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DIY brings high throughput to continuous cell culturing
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DIY brings high throughput to continuous cell culturing

Rice University’s Caleb Bashor never planned to be an inventor or do-it-yourselfer, but there was no other way to do the microbiology experiments he envisioned. The prototype 16-chamber…

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In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air
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In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air

Last October, a UC Berkeley team headed down to the Arizona desert, plopped their newest prototype water harvester into the backyard of a tract home and started sucking…

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Bees know that zero is less than one – even children take years to understand that
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Bees know that zero is less than one – even children take years to understand that

Some animals are capable of understanding numbers, but some numbers are more difficult than others. For example, zero is quite a difficult concept to understand. In fact, humans…

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NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time
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NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety…

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Neurons ripple while brains rest to lock in memories
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Neurons ripple while brains rest to lock in memories

Memories resonate in the mind even when it’s not aware of processing them. New research from Rice University and Michigan Medicine takes a step toward understanding why these…

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Thank the moon for Earth’s lengthening day
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Thank the moon for Earth’s lengthening day

For anyone who has ever wished there were more hours in the day, geoscientists have some good news: Days on Earth are getting longer. A new study that…

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Male guppies grow larger brains in response to predator exposure
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Male guppies grow larger brains in response to predator exposure

Male guppies exposed to predators in the wild or in captivity have heavier brains than those living in relatively predator-free conditions, according to new research published in the…

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Breakthrough Starshot is Now Looking for the Companies to Build its Laser-Powered Solar Sails to Other Stars
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Breakthrough Starshot is Now Looking for the Companies to Build its Laser-Powered Solar Sails to Other Stars

In 2015, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner established Breakthrough Initiatives, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). In April of the following year, he…

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Breakthrough Starshot is Now Looking for the Companies to Build its Laser-Powered Solar Sails to Other Stars
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Breakthrough Starshot is Now Looking for the Companies to Build its Laser-Powered Solar Sails to Other Stars

In 2015, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner established Breakthrough Initiatives, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). In April of the following year, he…

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Chandra Observatory Checks to Make Sure Alpha Centauri is Safe, You Know, in Case We Decide to Visit
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Chandra Observatory Checks to Make Sure Alpha Centauri is Safe, You Know, in Case We Decide to Visit

At distance of just 4.367 light years, the triple star system of Alpha Centauri (Alpha Centauri A+B and Proxima Centauri) is the closest star system to our own.…

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Chandra Observatory Checks to Make Sure Alpha Centauri is Safe, You Know, in Case We Decide to Visit
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Chandra Observatory Checks to Make Sure Alpha Centauri is Safe, You Know, in Case We Decide to Visit

At distance of just 4.367 light years, the triple star system of Alpha Centauri (Alpha Centauri A+B and Proxima Centauri) is the closest star system to our own.…

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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut
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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this…

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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut
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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this…

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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut
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The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this…

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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars
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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the…

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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars
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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the…

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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars
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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the…

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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power
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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power

Researchers have engineered the design of a nuclear battery that gets its power from the beta decay of a radioactive isotope called nickel-63. The prototype, developed by Russian…

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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power
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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power

Researchers have engineered the design of a nuclear battery that gets its power from the beta decay of a radioactive isotope called nickel-63. The prototype, developed by Russian…

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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power
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Nuclear Battery Prototype Delivers 10X More Power

Researchers have engineered the design of a nuclear battery that gets its power from the beta decay of a radioactive isotope called nickel-63. The prototype, developed by Russian…

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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests
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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests

A review of the most comprehensive body of evidence on acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) — the most common type of childhood cancer – conducted by Professor Mel Greaves…

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As Solar Wind Blows, Our Heliosphere Balloons
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As Solar Wind Blows, Our Heliosphere Balloons

What happens when the solar wind suddenly starts to blow significantly harder? According to two recent studies, the boundaries of our entire solar system balloon outward — and…

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Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning
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Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning

Ever since NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft flew past Jupiter in March, 1979, scientists have wondered about the origin of Jupiter’s lightning. That encounter confirmed the existence of Jovian…

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Okay, Last Year’s Kilonova Did Probably Create a Black Hole
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Okay, Last Year’s Kilonova Did Probably Create a Black Hole

In August of 2017, another major breakthrough occurred when the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected waves that were believed to be caused by a neutron star merger.…

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Pharmaceutical material shows promise for better grid-scale batteries
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Pharmaceutical material shows promise for better grid-scale batteries

PNNL develops new phenazine-based compound for redox flow batteries An organic molecule used in dyes and antibiotics may be the key to less expensive, more efficient redox flow…

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Brain cancer vaccine effective in some patients
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Brain cancer vaccine effective in some patients

Most people with the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma die less than 18 months after diagnosis. But a multicenter clinical trial of a personalized vaccine that targets the aggressive…

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Bigger human brain prioritizes thinking hub – at a cost
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Bigger human brain prioritizes thinking hub – at a cost

Some human brains are nearly twice the size of others – but how might that matter? Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and their NIH…

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Want to help your child succeed in school? Add language to the math, reading mix
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Want to help your child succeed in school? Add language to the math, reading mix

Research shows that the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten – in basic math, reading, even friendship and cooperation – the more likely they will succeed…

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Children understand the concept of ownership at a very early age
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Children understand the concept of ownership at a very early age

Children are smarter than we give them credit for. They are able to understand various social constructs and quite complex aspects of our lives in pretty early age.…

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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial
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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial

Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) designed to treat people infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus…

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RESOLVE prototypes shape future of electric urban commuting
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RESOLVE prototypes shape future of electric urban commuting

The future of daily urban commuting could be small, lightweight Electric L-category Vehicles (ELVs) – a cost effective, energy efficient and comfortable alternative to traditional cars in cities,…

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The Famous Marshmallow Test not All it‘s Cracked up to Be, New Study Finds
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The Famous Marshmallow Test not All it‘s Cracked up to Be, New Study Finds

A new replication study of the famous “marshmallow test” designed to predict young children’s future life success based on their ability to delay gratification (or just the eating …

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Tiny Asteroid Discovered Saturday Disintegrates Hours Later Over Southern Africa
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Tiny Asteroid Discovered Saturday Disintegrates Hours Later Over Southern Africa

A boulder-sized asteroid designated 2018 LA was discovered Saturday morning, June 2, and was determined to be on a collision course with Earth, with impact just hours away.…

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Mars Curiosity’s Labs Are Back in Action
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Mars Curiosity’s Labs Are Back in Action

NASA’s Curiosity rover is analyzing drilled samples on Mars in one of its onboard labs for the first time in more than a year. “This was no small…

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HIV vaccine elicits antibodies in animals that neutralize dozens of HIV strains
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HIV vaccine elicits antibodies in animals that neutralize dozens of HIV strains

An experimental vaccine regimen based on the structure of a vulnerable site on HIV elicited antibodies in mice, guinea pigs and monkeys that neutralize dozens of HIV strains…

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NEOWISE Thermal Data Reveal Surface Properties of Over 100 Asteroids
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NEOWISE Thermal Data Reveal Surface Properties of Over 100 Asteroids

Nearly all asteroids are so far away and so small that the astronomical community only knows them as moving points of light. The rare exceptions are asteroids that…

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Stem Cell-Based Phase I Trial to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries Produces Encouraging Results
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Stem Cell-Based Phase I Trial to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries Produces Encouraging Results

Writing in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a first-in-human phase I clinical trial in which neural stem…

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On top of the Higgs
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On top of the Higgs

ATLAS and CMS observe interaction between top quark and Higgs boson. Event display from the ATLAS detector. Image: ATLAS collaboration Scientists from the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at…

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Social ties could preserve memory, slow brain aging
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Social ties could preserve memory, slow brain aging

A strong social network could be the key to preserving memory. New research from The Ohio State University found that mice housed in groups had better memories and…

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Spooky Quantum Particle Pairs Fly Like Weird Curveballs
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Spooky Quantum Particle Pairs Fly Like Weird Curveballs

Curvy baseball pitches have surprising things in common with quantum particles described in a new physics study, though the latter fly much more weirdly. In fact, ultracold paired particles…

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Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks
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Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks

Green tea. Image credit: skyrice via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain Green tea could hold the key to preventing deaths from heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis, according…

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Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9
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Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9

When it comes to the dream of commercial space exploration and space tourism, a few names really stand out. In addition to Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, you…

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Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9
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Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9

When it comes to the dream of commercial space exploration and space tourism, a few names really stand out. In addition to Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, you…

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Climate change is going to compromise landscape regeneration after wildfires
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Climate change is going to compromise landscape regeneration after wildfires

Wildfires are natural and even beneficial. We are not talking about huge forest fires ignited by some people who were not careful at a campsite. Natural bushfires occur…

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Climate change is going to compromise landscape regeneration after wildfires
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Climate change is going to compromise landscape regeneration after wildfires

Wildfires are natural and even beneficial. We are not talking about huge forest fires ignited by some people who were not careful at a campsite. Natural bushfires occur…

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Scientists produced world’s first 3D printed corneas
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Scientists produced world’s first 3D printed corneas

If your cornea gets damaged because of injury or disease, your best option is transplantation. However, there is an extreme shortage of corneas suitable for transplant – currently…

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Scientists produced world’s first 3D printed corneas
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Scientists produced world’s first 3D printed corneas

If your cornea gets damaged because of injury or disease, your best option is transplantation. However, there is an extreme shortage of corneas suitable for transplant – currently…

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Simulations capture life and death of a neutron
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Simulations capture life and death of a neutron

Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratory scientists, as well as scientists from UC Berkeley and other institutions, have simulated a “smidgen” of the universe to delve…

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How can a heavy iron anvil float on liquid mercury? (Video)
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How can a heavy iron anvil float on liquid mercury? (Video)

Turn on your imagination and answer – what would happen if you would threw a 50 kg anvil in a bath of water? It would obviously make a…

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Scientists discover new magnetic element
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Scientists discover new magnetic element

A new experimental discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element to have unique magnetic…

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