PLGA Tubes Are Superior to Autologous Nerve Graft for Repaired Sciatic Nerve

With Few Hard Frosts, Tropical Mangroves Push North

Major Reductions in Seafloor Marine Life from Climate Change by 2100

First Location of Melatonin in Caudal Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus

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Two New US Turtle Species Described

The alligator snapping turtle is the largest river turtle in North America, weighing in at up to 200 pounds a...


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Small Business Owners Not Always Worried About Being Treated Fairly, Researcher Finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fairness is not always the most important priority for small retailers. In an international study, University of Missouri researchers found that some small retailers are less concerned about wh...

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Study: Altruistic Adolescents Less Likely to Become Depressed

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — It is better to give than to receive – at least if you're an adolescent and you enjoy givin...


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Amazon Rainforest Survey Could Improve Carbon Offset Schemes

Carbon offsetting initiatives could be improved with new insights into the make-up of tropical forests, a study suggests. Scientists studying the Amazon Basin have revealed unprecedented detail of the size, a...


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The Blood Preserved in the Pumpkin Did Not Belong to Louis XVI

The work has been published in the Scientific Reports journal.

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Animals with Bigger Brains, Broader Diets Have Better Self Control

DURHAM, N.C. -- A new study representing the largest study of animal intelligence to-date finds that animals ...


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Paying Closer Attention to Attention

Ellen's (not her real name) adoptive parents weren't surprised when the school counselor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Several professionals had made this sugge...


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Viral Infections: Identifying the Tell-tale Patterns

Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have identified the structural features that enable the innate immune system to discriminate between viral and endogenous RNAs in living cells.


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How Productive Are the Ore Factories in the Deep Sea?

About ten years after the first moon landing, scientists on earth made a discovery that proved that our home planet still holds a lot of surprises in store for us. Looking through the portholes of the submersi...


chemistry
Protecting Olive Oil from Counterfeiters

Just a few grams of the new substance are enough to tag the entire olive oil production of Italy. If counterfeiting were suspected, the particles added at the place of origin could be extracted from the oil an...

biology
When Things Get Glassy, Molecules Go Fractal

DURHAM, N.C. -- Colorful church windows, beads on a necklace and many of our favorite plastics share somethin...

biology
How a Plant Beckons the Bacteria That Will Do It Harm

RICHLAND, Wash. – A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists have di...
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It's a Bubble, but Not as We Know It

Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bub...


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Using Antineutrinos to Monitor Nuclear Reactors

In addition to neutrons, the fission reaction of nuclear fuels like plutonium or uranium releases antineutrinos. These are also electrically neutral, but can pass matter very easily, which is why they can be d...

technology
Bake Your Own Droplet Lens

WASHINGTON, April 24—A droplet of clear liquid can bend light, acting as a lens. Now, by exploiting this well...

technology
Your T-shirt's Ringing: Telecommunications in the Spaser Age

A new version of "spaser" technology being investigated could mean that mobile phones become so small, effici...

technology
'Double-duty' Electrolyte Enables New Chemistry for Longer-lived Batteries

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 24, 2014 — Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory ha...

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Droplet Lens

Australian scientists have invented a simple and cheap way of making a high-powered lens that can transform a...

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Superconducting Qubit Array Points the Way to Quantum Computers

A fully functional quantum computer is one of the holy grails of physics. Unlike conventional computers, the ...

technology
'Off-the-shelf' Equipment Used to Digitize Insects in 3-D

Scientists have developed a cost-effective, off-the-shelf system to obtain natural-color 3D models of insects...

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Atomic Switcheroo Explains Origins of Thin-film Solar Cell Mystery

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 23, 2014 — Treating cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar cell materials with cadmium-chlori...

physics
Halving Hydrogen

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Like a hungry diner ripping open a dinner roll, a fuel cell catalyst that converts hydroge...


A Key to Enjoying Massive Online Photo Files May Be Giving Up Some Control

PITTSBURGH—The ability of individuals to store and instantly access thousands of their photos online has become a commonplace luxury, but the sheer size of these archives can be intimidating. Researchers at Ca...

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Mantis Shrimp Stronger Than Airplanes

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by Universit...
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Loss of Memory in Alzheimer's Mice Models Reversed Through Gene Therapy

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Applying Math to Biology: Software Identifies Disease-causing Mutations in Undiagnosed Illnesses

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Study: Iron Consumption Can Increase Risk for Heart Disease

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The Immune System's Redesigned Role in Fighting Cancerous Tumors

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Impact of Whooping Cough Vaccination Revealed

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Superconducting Qubit Array Points the Way to Quantum Computers

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Uniting Community Development Efforts Could Benefit Members of Underserved Communities

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Genetics Risk, Prenatal Smoking May Predict Behavioral Problems

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Casual Marijuana Use Linked to Brain Abnormalities in Students

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Picky Male Black Widow Spiders Prefer Well-fed Virgins

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From Liability to Viability: Genes on the Y Chromosome Prove Essential for Male Survival

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NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest

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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth

When the economy hits the skids, government stimulus checks to the poor sometimes follow. Stimulus programs ...


Uniting Community Development Efforts Could Benefit Members of Underserved Communities

COLUMBIA, Mo. –Research shows that wealth inequality creates barriers to community development, due to the widespread effects of poverty. A report by the United Nations Children's Fund shows that more than one...


Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores. The studies...


How Often Are Unauthorized Immigrant Workers Trafficked And Abused?

Los Angeles, CA (April 22, 2014) Labor trafficking – or recruiting a person for labor through force, fraud, or coercion for involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or even slavery – has been a difficult problem t...


Rice U. Study: Creativity And Innovation Need to Talk More

HOUSTON – (April 8, 2014) – Creativity and innovation are not sufficiently integrated in either the business world or academic research, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Edinburgh...


Long-term Productivity Higher in University Spin-offs Than in Other Companies

The study, published in the journal Technovation and written by Pere Ortn ngel and Ferran Vendrell Herrero, covers financial data from two comparison samples of companies founded between 1994 and 2005. One s...

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Benefits And Risks of a World Without Nuclear Weapons

A world without nuclear weapons, widely considered a desirable if challenging goal over the long term, could ...

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Reports Detail Global Investment And Other Trends in Green Energy

In 2009, for the second year in a row, both the US and Europe added more power capacity from renewable source...


‘Better Campus, Better City: Learning for a Sustainable Future’ in Shanghai

On 27th and 28th of July, the University of Luxembourg will host an international symposium on sustainable campus development in the Luxembourg pavilion at the Expo in Shanghai, China. The Symposium ‘Better Ca...

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