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Soil pathogen testing critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to research that Washington State University scientists...
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This is the first time the complete genetic code the genome of any vertebrate species from Panama has been sequenced and analyzed. Credit Kenro Kusumi This is the...
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Amidst growing concerns over the low uptake of flu shots in Europe, scientists from the Italian National Research Council and the JRC confirm that vaccinations remain the best way forward...
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The interplay between surface water salinity and climate change in Central New York is the subject of a recent paper by researchers in Syracuse University s College of Arts and Sciences....
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Schematic illustration of the developed cancer targeting agent 123B9 in this study. The compound right panel has a scorpion like shape with two arms grabbing EphA2 expressing cancer cells, and a...
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Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge. advertisement...
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Is it possible to walk through the gates of hell and live The Romans thought so, and they staged elaborate sacrifices at what they believed were entrances to the underworld...
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At most US maternity units, women in labor are put on nil per os NPO status they re not allowed to eat or drink anything, except ice chips. But...
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Currently, therapies to treat people with celiac disease are lacking. The best approach right now is just a strict adherence to a lifelong gluten free diet, said Michael Yi, a chemical...
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Soft, squishy caterpillars might seem like easy prey to a hungry predator, but one species doesnt give up without a fight.Fully developed caterpillars of the hornworm moth Langia zenzeroides use...
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Since China ended its one child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. But new...
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Respiratory disease patients with arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, University of Bath research has found. advertisement Medical professionals...
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A portable ultrasound can help nephrologists better detect fluid in the lungs of patients with end stage kidney disease, according to a study by physicians at the Medical College of Georgia...
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Single cell analysis holds enormous potential to study how individual cells influence disease and respond to treatment, but the lack of cost effective and user friendly instrumentation remains challenging. As described in a...
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An image of a fossilised goat hair left compared to a modern Finnish Landrace goat hair right . Both images are taken with a scanning electron microscope. Credit Krista Vajanto &...
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A fevered and listless child with ear pain, a bad cough or snot running out of their nose is a well known phenomenon in most families with children. But even when...
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Europa has an enormous ocean of warm liquid water under its frozen crust. The bottom of this ocean could be a similar environment to primitive Earth, potentially hosting microorganisms. Credit...
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Nitrogen fertilizers applied as nitrate, NO3 , or ammonium, NH4+ improve the amount of grain produced per acre, but nitrogen runoff and volatilization pollute the water and the air. Production of...
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As we grow older, our muscular function declines. A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in the stem cells...
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Robert Jan Smits at a Horizon 2020 launch event in Rome in 2014. Desiging and negotiating the 80 billion program is his biggest pride, Smits says. Luigi Mistrulli/SIPA/AP Images Its the end...