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Scientists from India and China far more often ask Nature s journals for double blind peer review than those from Western countries. Emily Petersen CHICAGO, ILLINOISOnce youve submitted your paper to...
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Examples of skeletal deformities abound in the animal kingdomthink malformed limbs or an abnormal number of toes.Now, researchers have reported the oldest record of a vertebral malformation in an aquatic...
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That question will soon be put to the test.The American Geophysical Union AGU in Washington, D.C., the giant of earth and planetary science publishing, announced plans yesterday to launch a...
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Bats in Panama live their lives on the edge of starvation. They fly all night in search of fig juiceburning precious fuel in the processand if they fail, they can...
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BALTIMORE, MARYLANDAdd your name to a waitlist for a kidney transplant in the United States today, and youll join around 100, 000 people, many of whom have already been waiting years....
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A molecular model shows the anti HIV drug dolutegravir, which is the backbone of a powerful, cheap new three drugpill taken once a day. molekuul.be/Alamy Stock Photo For about $75, the governments...
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The black rats are not native to the islands off Lewis and are thought to be the descendants of rats that came ashore from shipwrecks in the 1900s. Storm petrels...
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Fossil remains of dinosaur dinners is rare, so this pescatarian diet may have been overlooked in the past. The popular perception of what dinosaurs ate was simplistic, said Dr Karen...
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Marine scientists are warning that if the Trump administration rescinds fishing protections around eight Pacific islands, the United States will lose one of its best laboratories for measuring how a...
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The Pierre Auger Observatory includes 1660 water tanks like this one spread over an area five times bigger than the city of Chicago. Steven Saffi When it comes to the...
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Canadas Chalk River complex contains the 60 year old National Research Universal reactor, the worlds oldest operating nuclear reactor. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories The worlds oldest operating nuclear reactor is in the twilight...
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Research dating back to the 1980s suggests that children can learn grit from their parents. But this is the first experiment to show that babies this young are already absorbing...
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We think of sleep as restoring our brains a time to process memories, cleanse our cells of toxins, and prepare for a new day. But even animals that lack brains...
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Elsewhere in this early childhood education center in central China, youngsters are riding rocking horses, clambering on a jungle gym, thumbing through picture books, or taking part in group reading....
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Neandertals have long been seen as the James Deans of human evolutionthey grew up fast, died young, and became legends. But now, a rare skeleton of a Neandertal child suggests...
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BERLINAngela Merkel will likely remain chancellor after the German elections on Sunday, but the voting will shake up German federal politics in another way. Polls predict that the far right Alternative...
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The data shows how the invention and spread of farming had a major impact on the genes of people in Africa just as it did in Europe and Asia....
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A former employee of a company co founded by genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter has filed a lawsuit alleging gender discrimination against the firms female employeesand alleging harassment by Venter himself....
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Update, 21September, 12p.m. In the first ever large scale study of ancient African genomes, researchers have found clues to how early farmers and hunter gatherers swept across the continent thousands of years ago,...
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Illnesses and deaths linked to heat and wildfire pollution in the Moscow region in 2010 are now seen as a harbinger of the future toll of climate change. NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/...