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Modelling Water Uptake in Wood Opens Up New Design Framework

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African Bird Shows Signs of Evil Stepdad Behavior

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Nutrition Matters: Stress from Migratory Beekeeping May Be Eased by Access to Food

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BPA Can Disrupt Painted Turtles' Brain Development Could Be a Population Health Concern
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Yale Team Discovers How Zika Virus Causes Fetal Brain Damage

8 hours ago − Yale University
Infection by the Zika virus diverts a key protein necessary for neural cell division in the developing human fetus, thereby causing the birth defect microcephaly, a team of Yale scientists reported Aug. 24 in the journal Cell Reports. The findings suggest that Zika virus might be susceptible to existing antiviral drugs that may prevent disruption to the developing nervous system, said the researchers. …
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• UTSW Research Identifies Protein That Promotes the Breakdown of Fat − 8 hours ago
• Calcium Channel Blockers Caught in the Act at Atomic Level − 8 hours ago
• Zika Virus Detected in Newborn Until 2 Months After Birth − 8 hours ago
• Enigmatic Molecules Maintain Equilibrium Between Fighting Infection, Inflammatory Havoc − 8 hours ago
• Childhood Head Injury Linked to Higher Risk of Poor Adult Mental Health And Life Chances − 8 hours ago
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Forest And Watercourse Interplay Important for Restorations


8 hours ago − Umea University
• Scientists Begin to Unravel Summer Jet Stream Mystery − 8 hours ago
• Molecular Signature Shows Plants Are Adapting to Increasing Atmospheric CO2 − 8 hours ago
• Documenting the Risk of Invasive Species Worldwide − 8 hours ago
• A Mystery of Form And Structure − 8 hours ago
• By Mid-century, More Antarctic Snowfall May Help Offset Sea-level Rise − 8 hours ago
• Global Climate Models Do Not Easily Downscale for Regional Predictions − 8 hours ago
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Med
08-23-16

UTMB Researchers Protect Against Lethal Ebola Sudan Infection Four Days After Infection

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Bio
08-24-16

UNH Scientists Unravel Genetic Ancestry of Cultivated Strawberry

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Bio
08-19-16

Scripps Florida Study Finds 'Missing Evolutionary Link' of Widely Used Natural Drug Source

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Med
08-18-16

TSRI Scientists Find Potential Treatment for 'Painful Blindness' Form of Dry Eye

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Bio
08-24-16

BPA Can Disrupt Painted Turtles' Brain Development Could Be a Population Health Concern

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Med
08-23-16

Tel Aviv University Research Reveals How Melanoma Spreads to Other Organs in the Body
In a landmark discovery, researchers at Tel Aviv University have unraveled the metastatic mechanism of melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers. …
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Nature
08-24-16

Darwin's Theory About 'Impassable' Marine Barrier Holds True for Coral Larvae in the Pacific

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Econ
08-15-16

Prostitution Has Gone Online - And Pimps Are Thriving

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Nature
08-24-16

NASA Satellite Spots New Tropical Depression in Northwestern Pacific Ocean

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Psych
08-24-16

Lacking Other Meaningful Data, University Faculty Devise Their Own Evaluation Systems

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Nature
08-23-16

Coral Conservation Efforts Aided by Computer Simulations

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Tech
08-24-16

Lehigh Engineer Discovers a High-speed Nano-avalanche

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Bio
08-24-16

African Bird Shows Signs of Evil Stepdad Behavior

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Nature
08-24-16

Selecting the Right House Plant Could Improve Indoor Air (animation)

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Psych
08-23-16

Infants Develop Early Understanding of Social Nature of Food
Infants develop expectations about what people prefer to eat, providing early evidence of the social nature through which humans understand food, according to a new study conducted at the…
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Med
08-16-16

It's True: Latinos Age Slower Than Other Ethnicities
A UCLA study is the first to show that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. The findings, published in the current issue of Genome Biology,…
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Psych
08-24-16

Texas A&M Research Shows Standing Desks Lower BMI
(COLLEGE STATION, Texas) -- Most of us have heard that standing desks are good for us, and it makes sense it would also be good for our children. Now,…
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Tech
08-24-16

Modelling Water Uptake in Wood Opens Up New Design Framework

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Med
08-24-16

Resolving the 'Hispanic Paradox'
A new paper co-authored by a UC Santa Barbara researcher reveals that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. The findings, published in the current issue…
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Bio
08-24-16

Nutrition Matters: Stress from Migratory Beekeeping May Be Eased by Access to Food

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Biology »RSS

Bio-inspired Tire Design: Where the Rubber Meets the Road


8 hours ago − Lehigh University
• JNeurosci: Highlights from the Aug. 24 Issue − 8 hours ago
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• A Brain Circuit to Push Past Nutritional Stress − 8 hours ago
• Mutually Helpful Species Become Competitors in Benign Environments − 8 hours ago
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Lehigh Engineer Discovers a High-speed Nano-avalanche


Yesterday − Lehigh University
• Post-disaster Optimization Technique Capable of Analyzing Entire Cities − 8 hours ago
• UBC Researchers Plumb the Secrets of Tissue Paper − 8 hours ago
• Modelling Water Uptake in Wood Opens Up New Design Framework − Yesterday
• Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry − Yesterday
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• Light And Matter Merge in Quantum Coupling − 2 days ago
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Space & Planetary »RSS

A Better Way to Learn If Alien Planets Have the Right Stuff


8 hours ago − Yale University
• Cosmic Neighbors Inhibit Star Formation, Even in the Early-universe − 8 hours ago
• NASA's WISE, Fermi Missions Reveal a Surprising Blazar Connection − 8 hours ago
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• The Past, Present & Future of Gravitational-wave Astronomy, with Kip Thorne & Rainer Weiss − 2 days ago
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Psychology »RSS

Norwegian Prisons Rehabilitate Criminal Offenders


8 hours ago − The University of Bergen
• Parents, Listen Up: Children Keep Still During Prayer − 8 hours ago
• Queen's Researchers Measure Emotional Flexibility in Mother-daughter Dyads − 8 hours ago
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Physics & Chemistry »RSS

New Electrical Energy Storage Material Shows Its Power


8 hours ago − Northwestern University
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• An Effective And Low-cost Solution for Storing Solar Energy − 8 hours ago
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• 'Artificial Atom' Created in Graphene − 3 days ago
• New Flexible Material Can Make Any Window 'Smart' − 3 days ago
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Economics & Sociology »RSS
Study Finds Changes to Retirement Savings System May Exacerbate Economic Inequality

2 days ago − American Sociological Association
SEATTLE -- A shift to defined-contribution retirement plans, such as 401(k) plans, has led to an income and education gap in pension savings that could exacerbate future economic inequality, according to a study that will be presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). …
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Archaeology & Anthropology »RSS

One of the Most Significant Etruscan Discoveries in Decades Names Female Goddess Uni


8 hours ago − Southern Methodist University
• Sensational Grave Find in Cypriote Bronze Age City − 15 days ago
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