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Seabirds are starving to death on the remote Lord Howe Island, a crew filming for the BBC One documentary Drowning in Plastic has revealed. Their stomachs were so full of...
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A newly hatched Steinernema carpocapsae juvenile shown here, scale bar 50 µm is only about 0.25 mm less than 1/100 of an inch long with a gonad only 0.013 mm...
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Mathew Boban, a graduate student research assistant at the University of Michigan, pours hexadecane oil onto a glass slide covered with an omniphobic coating. The petroleum based, highly viscous oil slides...
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Influenza A flu A hijacks host proteins for viral RNA splicing and blocking these interactions caused replication of the virus to slow, according to new research published in Nature Communications...
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It s been known for years that humans and other mammals possess an antiviral gene called RSAD2 that prevents a remarkable range of viruses from multiplying. Now, researchers at Albert...
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The human gut is teeming with microbes, each interacting with one another in a mind boggling network of positive and negative exchanges. Some produce substances that serve as food for other...
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The Eagle Ford Group of Texas contains estimated means of 8.5 billion barrels of oil, 66 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1.9 billion barrels of natural gas liquids,...
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A newly developed stealth sheet can hide hot objects like human bodies or military vehicles from infrared cameras. Credit PHOTO BY HONGRUI JIANG Close Infrared cameras are the heat sensing eyes...
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A 19th century daguerreotype image shows the faintest outline of a woman, until the image is recovered through a novel process, developed at Western University and Canadian Light Source Inc, that...
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Platelets are uniquely mammalian cells, and are the small cells of the blood that are critical for us to stop bleeding when we cut ourselves. They are also a central...
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Eating foods high in salt is known to contribute to high blood pressure, but does that linear relationship extend to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death Recent cohort studies...
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The Research on Autism and Development RAD Laboratory is located in a Tetris like maze of brown wooden buildings, not far from the main campus of the University of California, San...
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Of course, the fact that they appear in the 132 page document unveiled this afternoon by the White House also means they were never embraced by Congress and did not go...
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When University of Delaware molecular biologist Adam Marsh was studying the DNA of worms living in Antarctica s frigid seas to understand how the organisms managed to survive and...
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In contrast to most antidepressant medications, which can take several weeks to reduce depressive symptoms, ketamine a commonly used veterinary anesthetic can lift a person out of a...
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Todd Hyster s research group at Princeton University has found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role. From left David Miller, postdoctoral researcher;...
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Setbacks are to be expected when pursuing a goal, whether you are trying to lose weight or save money. The challenge is getting back on track and not giving up...
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University of Manchester researchers say higher levels of cyan keep people awake, while reducing cyan is associated with helping sleep. The impact was felt even if colour changes were not...
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Close Research tells us that the commensal or good bacteria that inhabit our intestines help to regulate our metabolism. A new study in fruit flies, published June 21 in Cell...
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Antarctica, as seen using Google Earth, and a cut to show the interior of the earth, where the mantle red and dark red and the core yellow are visible. The...