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Close For many years, quantum computers were not much more than an idea. Today, companies, governments and intelligence agencies are investing in the development of quantum technology. Robert K├Ânig, professor...
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As you age, your cells divide over and over again, leading to minute changes in their genomes. New research reveals that in the lining of the esophagus, mutant cells run...
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A University of Colorado Denver led research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve the tree...
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Violent outbursts of seething gas from young red dwarf stars may make conditions uninhabitable on fledgling planets. In this artist s rendering, an active, young red dwarf right is stripping...
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One of the balancing acts faced by conservation agencies is how to conserve and protect as many species as possible from extinction with limited funding and finite resources. In the...
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Screen capture from a video of Placozoan animals treated with one of the peptides called LF analysed in the study. Credit Image courtesy of University of Exeter Close Pioneering research has...
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The first example of prion strains that replicate independently in vitro and in vivo suggests that strain diversity may be greater than previously thought, according to a study published October...
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By sequencing genetic material at a cell by cell level, researchers have described how type 2 high asthma affects the airways and results in mucus production with more detail than ever before. These...
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This image shows a new piranha like fish from Jurassic seas with sharp, pointed teeth that probably fed on the fins of other fishes. From the time of dinosaurs and from...
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Close Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play a critical role in incorporating all of that information...
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ATLANTAIn the molecular dance that gave birth to life on Earth, RNA appears to be a central player. But the origins of the molecule, which can store genetic information as...
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Those pesky bees that come buzzing around on a muggy summer day are helping researchers reveal the genes responsible for social behaviors. A new study published this week found that...
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Finalists for theEnvironmental Protection Agency s EPA s Science Advisory Board include researchers who reject mainstream climate science and who have fought against environmental regulations for years. Among them is...
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Parents educated beyond high school invest more in family health care, reducing the likelihood of adverse medical conditions despite differences in family income and health insurance, according to a recent...
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Our level of alertness rises and falls over the course of a workday, sometimes causing our energy to drop and our minds to wander just as we need to perform...
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Developed countries imposing their own Security Sector Reform SSR processes onto nations recovering from war often rely on entrenched colonial attitudes with no guarantee of success. advertisement Research led by...
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An analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials indicates that supervised aerobic exercise has large antidepressant treatment effects for patients with major depression. The systematic review and meta analysis is published in...
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UMass Amherst materials scientists, with colleagues at Virginia Tech, believe theirs is the first study to look into how and why structures such as bendable straws and collapsible dog bowls...
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Volunteers aged 9 10 with dyslexia took less time to read passages from children s books, possibly thanks to an attenuated excitability of the cerebral cortex. Credit Milena Razuk Volunteers aged...
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Girls who play video games are three times more likely to choose physical science, technology, engineering or maths PSTEM degrees compared to their non gaming counterparts, according to new research from...