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Europes top court has ruled that controversial logging in Polands iconic Biaowiea Forest is illegal, but the fight over the forests future is far from finished. The controversy over what...
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And Theresa May will urge leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which starts later, to follow the UK s lead in tackling the problem. The Queen will formally...
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Infrared thermal image of mouse littermates after CRISPR genome editing of leptin signaling. Genetic disruption of leptin receptors in hypothalamus caused obesity and diabetes top compared with control bottom . Credit...
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These are wildflowers pictured at Lower Middle Lake, North Cascades National Park. Portland State University professor Angela Strecker says understanding where species may live in the future given climate change...
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Although sight is a much different sense than sound, Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists have found that the human brain learns to make sense of these stimuli in the same...
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Keeping donated livers alive with a machine prior to transplants boosts the chances of a successful operation, a landmark trial has found. Usually livers are kept in ice prior before...
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Close A sea turtle discovered in Alabama is a new species from the Late Cretaceous epoch, according to a study published April 18, 2018 in the open access journal PLOS ONE...
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Results of a new study by cognitive psychologist and speech scientist Alexandra Jesse and her linguistics undergraduate student Michael Bartoli at the University of Massachusetts Amherst should help to settle...
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Prolonged ocean warming events, known as marine heatwaves, take a significant toll on the complex ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef. This is according to a new study on the...
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Image caption Training facilities in Nepal have helped women climbers learn mountaineering skills The female climbers in our team have two different messages to stop female trafficking, and to...
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AUSTINToday, the population of South Asia is divided into dozens of ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups that live side by sidebut not always in harmony. A contentious border separates India...
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Close A new IMAS led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt...
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Although artificial intelligence systems may be able to , we still have the upper hand when it comes to complicated manual tasks. But now, scientists have created robots that can...
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A researcher accesses minor damage at Day Reef on the Great Barrier Reef following the March 2016 mass coral bleaching event. Credit ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/...
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The new technology has been developed jointly by teams headed by Prof Dr Georg Schmitz at the Chair for Medical Engineering at Ruhr Universität Bochum and by Prof Dr Fabian Kiessling...
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Jens Meiler s team determined the first crystal structure for a neuropeptide Y receptor, deciphering the thousands of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and other atoms involved with it and how they...
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A diamond bearing space rock that exploded in Earth s atmosphere in 2008 was part of a lost planet from the early Solar System, a study suggests. The parent proto planet would...
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Chair Representative Lamar Smith right and ranking member Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson left at a 2013 hearing of the science committee U.S. House of Representatives science committee Congressional Democrats and...
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Ask any oceanographer how rich surface waters reach the oceans depths, and they will probably tell you two things wind and waves. Now, a new study suggests they should add...
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For years, scientists have observed that when male and female mice eat the same high fat diet, the males gain significantly more weight than the females. The reasons for this difference...