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Frozen-Food Recall Covers Hundreds of Items from Many Stores

May 20, 2016 2:00 am | by By David Pitt - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig.

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Hawaii Shark Study Aims to Understand Why They Bite

May 19, 2016 10:00 pm | by By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press | News | Comments

New research shows tiger sharks favor waters near Maui that are close to some the state's most popular beaches for humans.

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Probes Study Shifts in Earth’s Ring Current

May 19, 2016 2:57 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

The mission: to study two concentric, donut-shaped radiation belts that surround Earth.

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2 New Horned Dinos Found in North America

May 19, 2016 11:59 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Two teams of scientists reported finding two new horned dinosaurs in Utah and Montana.

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Burial Sites Show How Nubians, Egyptians Integrated Ancient Communities

May 19, 2016 11:55 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

New bioarchaeological evidence shows that Nubians and Egyptians integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan.

Shedding Light on the 'Dark Matter' of the Genome

May 19, 2016 11:32 am | by University of Toronto | News | Comments

The new tool allows scientists to understand the role of non-coding RNAs.

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Computer App Whets Children's Appetites for Eco-Friendly Meals

May 19, 2016 11:21 am | by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

A new educational software application under development is introducing middle school students to the topic of climate change and showing them how their dietary choices affect the planet.

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Team Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing, Labeling Stem Cells

May 19, 2016 11:08 am | by Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

The technology could allow researchers to track stem cells in vivo using MRI during preclinical and clinical trials.

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Cancer Cells Coordinate to Form Roving Clusters

May 19, 2016 10:00 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Two-way communication between cancer cells appears to be key to their becoming motile, clustering and spreading through metastasis, according to scientists.

Scientists Observe ‘Sleeping’ Trees

May 19, 2016 9:50 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

In the dead of night, like the rest of us, timber also needs its zzz's, according to European researchers. 

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Ancient Tsunami Evidence on Mars Reveals Life Potential

May 19, 2016 9:39 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars' northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites - hitting the planet millions of years apart - triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis.

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Bayer in Talks to Buy Crop Seeds Company Monsanto

May 19, 2016 6:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The German drug and chemicals company confirmed Thursday it has entered talks with the Monsanto Co. about the possible acquisition of the U.S.-based specialist in genetically modified crop seeds. 

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Database Launched to Study DNA from Midwestern Twins

May 18, 2016 4:00 pm | by By Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | News | Comments

Researchers who study how genes and the environment influence people's health are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest will contribute DNA to a new database that might provide insight about traits and diseases that are specific to the region. 

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Researchers 3D Print Placenta Tissue to Study Deadly Condition

May 18, 2016 3:13 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

These bioprinted models may pave the way for more in-depth studies and treatment development for this disease.

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A Hopping Vehicle on Neptune's Moon

May 18, 2016 12:37 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Engineers designed a new concept vehicle for exploring the surface of this far-away planet. 

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