Study Identifies Potential New Strategy to Improve Odds of Corneal Transplant Acceptance

Major Reductions in Seafloor Marine Life from Climate Change by 2100

Molecular Evolution of Genetic Sex-determination Switch in Honeybees

Researchers Say Fructose Does Not Impact Emerging Indicator for Cardiovascular Disease

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Researchers Question Published No-till Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration Rates

URBANA, Ill. For the past 20 years, researchers have published soil organic carbon sequestration rates. Many ...


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Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors' Mental Health

A new article published online in The Gerontologist reports that among older Christians, listening to religious music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and increases in life satisfaction, se...

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Stanford Researchers Rethink 'Natural' Habitat for Wildlife

Protecting wildlife while feeding a world population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050 will require a holi...

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Sun Emits a Mid-level Solar Flare

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 9:03 a.m. EDT on April 18, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamic...

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Researchers Find 3-million-year-old Landscape Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Glaciers and ice sheets are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scra...


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Plants with Dormant Seeds Give Rise to More Species

Durham, NC — Seeds that sprout as soon as they're planted may be good news for a garden. But wild plants need to be more careful. In the wild, a plant whose seeds sprouted at the first warm spell or rainy day ...


biology
Ancient DNA Offers Clues to How Barnyard Chickens Came to Be

Durham, NC — Ancient DNA adds a twist to the story of how barnyard chickens came to be, finds a study to be published April 21 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Analyzing DNA fro...

biology
Finding Turns Neuroanatomy on Its Head

Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.

chemistry
Gecko-like Adhesives Now Useful for Real World Surfaces

AMHERST, Mass. – The ability to stick objects to a wide range of surfaces such as drywall, wood, metal and gl...

psychology
New Study Suggests a Better Way to Deal with Bad Memories

What's one of your worst memories? How did it make you feel? According to psychologists, remembering the emot...

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'Dressed' Laser Aimed at Clouds May Be Key to Inducing Rain, Lightning

The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it," may one day be obsolete i...


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Scientists Discover Brain's Anti-distraction System

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility...
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MRI, on a Molecular Scale

For decades, scientists have used techniques like X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMR) to gain invaluable insight into the atomic structure of molecules, but such efforts have lon...


Flipping the Switch

Harvard researchers have succeeded in creating quantum switches that can be turned on and off using a single photon, a technological achievement that could pave the way for the creation of highly secure quantu...


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'Exotic' Material Is Like a Switch When Super Thin

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers from Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have shown how to switch a particular transition metal oxide, a lanthanum nickelate (LaNiO3), from a metal to an insulator ...

technology
Under Some LED Bulbs Whites Aren't 'Whiter Than White'

For years, companies have been adding whiteners to laundry detergent, paints, plastics, paper and fabrics to ...

technology
Impurity Size Affects Performance of Emerging Superconductive Material

Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance – or possibly provid...

technology
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
Floating Nuclear Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

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


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...

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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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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Researchers Question Published No-till Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration Rates

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Sun Emits a Mid-level Solar Flare

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Stanford Researchers Rethink 'Natural' Habitat for Wildlife

psychology
Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors' Mental Health

psychology
Scientists Discover Brain's Anti-distraction System

psychology
New Study Suggests a Better Way to Deal with Bad Memories

nature
Researchers Find 3-million-year-old Landscape Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

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Gecko-like Adhesives Now Useful for Real World Surfaces

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'Dressed' Laser Aimed at Clouds May Be Key to Inducing Rain, Lightning

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Periodontal Disease Associated with Cardiovascular Risk in Large Multicenter Study

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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 ...


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...


Iowa State University's Wintersteen Talks Partnerships at National Science Meeting

AMES, Iowa – Wendy Wintersteen, dean of Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, spoke on Sunday of the importance of public-private partnerships in strengthening global food security ...

economics
Explosive Dynamic Behaviour on Twitter And in the Financial Market

Over the past 10 years, social media has changed the way that people influence each other. By analysing data ...

economics
'Young Chinese People Disappointed with German Companies'

According to a study, young Chinese managers are unsatisfied with the career opportunities in international c...

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 ...


Online Educa Berlin Explores the Training Markets

Online Educa Berlin Explores the Training Markets Berlin, Germany. Online Educa Berlin 2010 will focus on market intelligence. The world's largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and...

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