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Good fortune and cutting edge scientific equipment have allowed scientists to observe a Gamma Ray Burst jet with a radio telescope and detect the polarisation of radio waves within it for...
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A new study by a pair of researchers in the US and Japan has found that, when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible. advertisement Many physicists...
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Wetlands are an important part of the Earth s natural water management system. The complex system of plants, soil, and aquatic life serves as a reservoir that captures and cleans...
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As the temperature rises, some men swear the heat has a flattering effect on their peens, adding inches in length and girth down below. Last July, gave a name to...
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New research conducted at the University of Bath has demonstrated important differences in how people with and without hoarding problems discard objects and the role their memories play. advertisement It...
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A team of researchers led by a member of the Colorado School of Public Health faculty at the Anschutz Medical Campus examined what type of social interaction is required for...
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Researchers at the JCU Turtle Health Research Facility have conducted a first of its kind study using what s known as phage therapy as an option for bacterial infections in green sea turtles....
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New strategies for river management are needed to maintain water supplies and avoid big crashes in populations of aquatic life, researchers argue in a perspective piece published today in Nature....
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Memories are stronger when the original experiences are accompanied by unpleasant odors, a team of researchers has found. The study broadens our understanding of what can drive Pavlovian responses and...
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Good heart and lung cardiorespiratory fitness in middle age is associated with a lower long term risk of chronic lung disease COPD , suggests Danish research published online in the journal...
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Underneath their tough exteriors, some crocodilians have a sensitive side that scientists could use to shine light on our ancient climate, according to new findings published in the Journal of...
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The Joint Nature Conservation Committee JNCC , Marine Scotland Science and Thomson Environmental Consultants carried out the survey. Image caption The worm found is 4mm long The worm collected during the...
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Quelle surprise. France, cradle of the Concorde, the face transplant, and the first isolation of HIV, is more wary of vaccines and the economic value of science than more than...
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Shipworms have long been a menace to humankind, sinking ships, undermining piers, and even eating their way through Dutch dikes in the mid 1700s. Now, researchers have found the first shipworm...
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As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work free society. advertisement Aside from economic factors, paid employment...
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Eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths adenomas which precede the development of bowel cancer at least...
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As the Great Recession wiped out nearly 9 million jobs and 19 trillion dollars in wealth from U.S. households, American families experienced another steep decline they had fewer children....
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Mapping the atomic structure of proteins is crucial to understanding how they behave, but its painstaking work that typically requires dedicated, expensive facilities with supercooled, powerful magnets or stadium size synchrotrons....
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Sea otters have low genetic diversity, which could endanger their health as a species, a UCLA led team of life scientists has discovered. The findings have implications for the conservation of...
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A wearable non invasive device based on near infrared spectroscopy NIRS can be used to investigate blood volume and oxygenation patterns in freely diving marine mammals, according to a study publishing June...