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Nine years ago tomorrow April 20, 2010 crude oil began leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig into the Gulf of Mexico in what turned out to be...
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It s one of the great mysteries of medicine, and one that affects the lives of millions of people Why do women s immune systems gang up on them far...
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As genome sequencing becomes cheaper and faster, resulting in an exponential increase in data, the need for efficiency in predicting gene function is growing, as is the need to train...
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HOUSTON, TEXASThe MD Anderson Cancer Center here has ousted three senior researchers after the U.S. National Institutes of Health NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, informed it that the scientists had committed...
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Solid state batteries, which use solids instead of liquids to ferry ions through their core, are attracting billions in investment, thanks to their potential for reducing battery fires. Now, researchers have...
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A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell based drug screening platform for...
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New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don t. advertisement The findings, published in the International Journal...
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The Araguaian river dolphin of Brazil is something of a mystery. It was thought to be quite solitary, with little social structure that would require communication. But Laura May Collado,...
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Since the CRISPR genome editing technology was invented in 2012, it has shown great promise to treat a number of intractable diseases. However, scientists have struggled to identify potential off target...
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What will a three degree warmer world look like How will plants fare in more extreme weather conditions When experiencing stress or damage from various sources, plants use chloroplast to nucleus communication to regulate...
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A study conducted by University of Arkansas researchers reveals that neurons in the motor cortex of the brain exhibit an unexpected division of labor, a finding that could help scientists...
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The Society for American Archaeology SAA continues to battle fallout for the way it handled a #MeToo scandal at its annual meeting last week. The organization faced a firestorm of...
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Fresh cut symptomatic potato tuber received from APHIS showing classic zebra chip symptoms of darkened medullary rays and stripes in and near the vascular system. Credit K. D. Swisher Grimm and...
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Averaged across all study participants with autism and disruptive behavior, these are the regions of the brain with reduced connectivity to the amygdala, displayed here on a standardized template. Credit...
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When it comes to making moral decisions, we often think of the golden rule do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Yet, why we make such...
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But there is still hope, he said, if dramatic action to limit the effects is taken over the next decade. Sir David s new programme laid out the science behind...
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New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses, according to a study published April 18 in the...
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A recent clinical trial fully embedded into the routine delivery of care at dialysis facilities sought to determine if hemodialysis sessions that are longer than many patients in the United...
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RNA sequencing is a technique used to analyze entire genomes by looking at the expression of their genes. Today, such genome wide expression analyses are a standard tool for genomic studies...
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Behavioural problems in young people with severe antisocial behaviour known as conduct disorder could be caused by differences in the brain s wiring that link the brain s...