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You Are What You Eat: Immune Cells Remember Their First Meal

May 20, 2016 11:21 am | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

Scientists have identified the trigger for immune cells' inflammatory response -- a discovery that may pave the way for new treatments for many human diseases.

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Taking Control of Key Protein Stifles Cancer Spread in Mice

May 20, 2016 11:16 am | by Brown University | News | Comments

In a new study, scientists report that by wresting back control of that protein, they could restore multiple defenses in the lungs of mice, staving off cancer's spread there.

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Chemists Develop New Platform for Macrolide Antibiotic Development

May 20, 2016 11:14 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Researchers have created a new, greatly simplified, platform for antibiotic discovery that may go a long way to solving the crisis of antibiotic resistance.

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New Evidence for Origin of Ray-Finned Fishes

May 20, 2016 11:08 am | by Chinese Academy of Science Headquarters | News | Comments

Chinese researchers used high-resolution computed tomography to re-examine the most complete remains of the fish.

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Evidence of Ancient Martian Tsunamis?

May 20, 2016 9:52 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Find out how the tsunami theory aligns with how certain Martian features formed. 

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Graphene Makes Rubber More Rubbery

May 20, 2016 9:41 am | by University of Manchester | News | Comments

Two researchers discovered that adding a very small amount of graphene, the world's thinnest and strongest material, to rubber films can increase both their strength and the elasticity by up to 50 percent. 

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'We Don't Know Nearly Enough About Migration'

May 20, 2016 9:32 am | by Max Planck Society | News | Comments

A migration expert together with three further experts on migration, summarizes in a review article the current state of knowledge.

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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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