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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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. 


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. 


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.


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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