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No matter what weather service, station or app you rely on for your forecasts, theres a good chance it relies on data from the National Weather Service .And as John...
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Pioneering cosmonaut Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov died on Friday in Moscow aged 85. With his passing, the world has lost another direct connection to the Cold War space race of the...
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Plastic accounts for about 20 of the 50 million tonnes of e waste produced each year, which is expected to more than double to 110m tonnes by 2050. A UN supported campaign...
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For patients with dementia who have symptoms of aggression and agitation, interventions such as outdoor activities, massage and touch therapy may be more effective treatments than medication in some cases,...
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The males of species that form long lasting pair bonds, like many birds, often continue to make elaborate displays of plumage, colors and dances after they mate with a female. While their...
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Secondary metabolites the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external messaging, self defense, and chemical warfare are the basis for hundreds of invaluable agricultural, industrial, and medical...
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In an about face, a prestigious journal has decided not to publish a controversial paper that casts doubt on the Syrian government s responsibility for a 2017 chemical attack that killed...
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The intensity of summer algal blooms has increased over the past three decades, according to a first ever global survey of dozens of large, freshwater lakes, which was conducted by Carnegie...
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Cancer cells are masters at avoiding detection, but a new system developed by Yale scientists can make them stand out from the crowd and help the immune system spot and...
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Two years ago, a barely submerged volcano in Alaskas Aleutian Islands released giant bubbles of gas, some of which were broader than the worlds largest humanmade dome, the 310 meter wide National...
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Economists may not build gigantic atom smashers or gene sequencing facilities, but they can still perform rigorous experiments. This year s Nobel Prize in economics honors three researchers who pioneered the use...
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Researchers may have found a way to press pause on spinal disc injuries, giving doctors more time to treat them before worse issues develop. The Penn Medicine led team discovered that...
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Using advanced imaging, researchers have uncovered new information regarding traumatic microbleeds, which appear as small, dark lesions on MRI scans after head injury but are typically too small to be...
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New research from North Carolina State University shows that unique materials with distinct properties akin to those of gecko feet the ability to stick to just about any surface...
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Many people think of the padding on their stomach or hips when they hear the term body fat. But no human being could survive without lipids, as these substances are...
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In a new study, UC San Francisco scientists used maps of brain connections to predict how brain atrophy would spread in individual patients with frontotemporal dementia FTD , adding to growing...
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More than 200 square meters of our bodies including the digestive tract, lungs, and urinary tract are lined with mucus. In recent years, scientists have found some evidence...
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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital MGH in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis...
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Scientists at Lancaster University and the University of Oxford have created a nano electronic circuit which vibrates without any external force. advertisement Using a tiny suspended wire, resembling a vibrating guitar...
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Fundamental questions about relationships between organisms and the genes that drive ecological diversification underlie the secrets of biodiversity. Understanding the past of this ecologically, economically and culturally important group provides...