Mangroves Expand North as Florida Freezes Decline

Molecular Evolution of Genetic Sex-determination Switch in Honeybees

Researchers Say Fructose Does Not Impact Emerging Indicator for Cardiovascular Disease

First Location of Melatonin in Caudal Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus

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Science: There's Something Ancient in the Icebox

Glaciers are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everythi...

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Call for Alternative Identification Methods for Endangered Species

In a time of global climate change and rapidly disappearing habitat critical to the survival of countless end...


space
Astronomers Discover Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone

Notre Dame astrophysicist Justin R. Crepp and researchers from NASA working with the Kepler space mission have detected an Earth-like planet orbiting the habitable zone of a cool star. The planet which was fou...

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Multitarget TB Drug Could Treat Other Diseases, Evade Resistance

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for a class of broad-...


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The Ilk of Human Kindness

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward ...

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Five Anthropogenic Factors That Will Radically Alter Northern Forests in 50 Years

COLUMBIA, Mo. April 17 – In the most densely forested and most densely populated quadrant of the United State...

biology
Chickens to Chili Peppers

Suddenly there was a word for chili peppers. Information about archaeological remains of ancient chili pepper...


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Our Relationship with God Changes When Faced with Potential Romantic Rejection

April 17, 2014 - Easter is a time when many people in the world think about their relationships with God. New research explores a little-understood role of God in people's lives: helping them cope with the thr...


space
Kepler Astronomers Discover New Rocky Planet That May Have Liquid Water

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco State University astronomer Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the discovery of a new rocky planet that could potentially have liquid water on i...


biology
Live Cell Imaging Reveals Distinct Alterations of Subcellular Glutathione Potentials

In the April issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research team led by Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) on the campus of the University of Ill...

biology
Our Brains Are Hardwired for Language

A groundbreaking study published in PLOS ONE by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University and researchers ...


biology
Building 'Smart' Cell-based Therapies

A Northwestern University synthetic biology team has created a new technology for modifying human cells to create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target cancer and other si...
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Better Thermal-imaging Lens from Waste Sulfur

Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for in...

physics
Clean Air: Fewer Sources for Self-cleaning

Jülich, 17 April 2014 – Up to now, HONO, also known as nitrous acid, was considered one of the most important...


physics
Thinnest Feasible Membrane Produced

Researchers have produced a stable porous membrane that is thinner than a nanometre. This is a 100,000 times thinner than the diameter of a human hair. The membrane consists of two layers of the much exalted "...

technology
Wireless Power Transfer Achieved at 5-meter Distance

Daejeon, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2014 – The way electronic devices receive their power has changed treme...

technology
Testing Protocols in Internet of Things by a Formal Passive Technique

Protocol conformance and performance testing are two branches of testing designed to determine compliance and...

technology
Biomedical Applications of Shape-memory Polymers: How Practically Useful Are They?

Polymers that exhibit shape-memory effect (SME) are an important class of materials in medicine, especially f...

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Floating Nuclear Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake ...

technology
Simplicity Is Key to Co-operative Robots

A way of making hundreds - or even thousands - of tiny robots cluster to carry out tasks without using any me...


Information Storage for the Next Generation of Plastic Computers

Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to research published on April 16 in the journal Nature Communi...


Scientists Achieve First Direct Observations of Excitons in Motion

A quasiparticle called an exciton — responsible for the transfer of energy within devices such as solar cells, LEDs, and semiconductor circuits — has been understood theoretically for decades. But exciton move...

physics
Earthquake Simulation Tops 1 Quadrillion Flops

Geophysicists use the SeisSol earthquake simulation software to investigate rupture processes and seismic wav...


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Targeting Cancer with a Triple Threat

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors. In recent years, scientists have developed nanoparticles that d...
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Casual Marijuana Use Linked to Brain Abnormalities in Students

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The Immune System's Redesigned Role in Fighting Cancerous Tumors

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The Surprising Consequences of Banning Chocolate Milk

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Babies Prefer Fairness - but Only If It Benefits Them - in Choosing a Playmate

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Wireless Power Transfer Achieved at 5-meter Distance

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Floating Nuclear Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

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Real-time Audio of Corporal Punishment Shows Kids Misbehave Within 10 Minutes of Spanking

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Infants Are Sensitive to Pleasant Touch

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Simplicity Is Key to Co-operative Robots

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Researchers Develop a New Drug to Combat the Measles

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Neurons in the Brain Tune into Different Frequencies for Different Spatial Memory Tasks

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Surprising Material Could Play Role in Saving Energy

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When It Comes to Underage Sex Trafficking, Pimps May Not Be the Problem

Los Angeles, CA (April 15, 2014) Media portrayals of underage sex trafficking include pimps luring girls into prostitution and then controlling, exploiting, and brutalizing them as if they were slaves, but jus...


Newspapers Follow Suit When Danish Politicians Go to War

Danish newspapers mirror to a high degree the viewpoints of the political elite when Danish military participation in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya has been on the public agenda during the past 10 years. Researc...


Global Poverty Could Be Up to a Third Higher Than Reported

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated ...


How Widespread Is Tax Evasion?

Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it? For the first time, a new study, co-authored by an MIT professor, has put a cost on a particular kind of tax e...


USA Top in the World for Entrepreneurship

The USA is the most entrepreneurial economy in the world, according to the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI). (See Notes to Editors for the complete rankings.) The GEDI index combines ...

economics
Location Matters When It Comes to Deal-making, Says New Study

Toronto – Even six-year-olds know who you sit beside matters, whether you're in first grade or at a high-powe...


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...

economics
One Currency, One Price?

Economics has a "law of one price," which states that identical goods should, in theory, sell for identical p...

economics
More Americans Want Government to Stay Out of International Affairs

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is hi...

economics
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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