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Ancient DNA Study Finds Phoenician from Carthage Had European Ancestry

May 26, 2016 12:02 pm | by University of Otago | News | Comments

A research team co-led by a scientist has sequenced the first complete mitochondrial genome of a 2500-year-old Phoenician dubbed the "Young Man of Byrsa."


New Liquid Chromatography System

May 26, 2016 11:45 am | by Terra Universal Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Up to 120 standard-sized vials, placed in five carousels, can be processed at-one-time by the Altus.

Another Day, Another SpaceX Launch & Landing Attempt

May 26, 2016 9:47 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Spaxe X is taking to the skies again. Over the last few months, the aerospace company has made headlines with its rocket launches and landing endeavors.


Could Optical Clocks Redefine the Length of a Second?

May 26, 2016 9:11 am | by Optical Society of America | News | Comments

Researchers present a way to use optical clocks for more accurate timekeeping than is possible with today's system of traditional atomic clocks. 


Bacterial Diversity in Soils Was Shaped by Ice Ages

May 26, 2016 8:57 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Since the discovery of the first successful Streptomyces-based antibiotic to treat tuberculosis in 1944, tapping into the diversity from this genus has been a priority for antibiotic discovery.


Researchers Slowly Home in on Risk of Zika Birth Defect

May 25, 2016 6:00 pm | by By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

As the international epidemic of Zika virus disease has unfolded and led to devastating birth defects for at least 1,300 children in eight countries, an agonizing question has persisted: What is the chance that an infected pregnant woman will have a baby with these defects? 


Google Patents Technology for Safer, Self-Driving Cars

May 25, 2016 3:03 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

Google’s self-driving cars could receive a unique safety feature soon.


Six-Pack Rings Feed Sea Creatures Instead of Killing

May 25, 2016 3:03 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Beach season may be upon us, but that doesn't mean we have to find those pesky plastic beer-can rings in the seawater any longer that might kill the creatures inhabiting it.


Distinguishing Between Accidents & Animal Abuse

May 25, 2016 2:15 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Understanding certain aspects of the animal's injuries will help clinicians differentiate between causes of trauma.


Following Tricky Triclosan

May 25, 2016 2:07 pm | by American Society of Agronomy | News | Comments

The problem with Triclosan, which is found in antibacterial soaps, detergents, carpets, paints, toys, and toothpaste.


Scientists: Underground Stone Rings Made by Neanderthals

May 25, 2016 2:00 pm | by By Frank Jordans, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought. 


The Next Generation of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors

May 25, 2016 1:59 pm | by Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) | News | Comments

Researchers used extremely small wires to help develop this new device. 


New Concept Turns Battery Technology Upside Down

May 25, 2016 1:53 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | News | Comments

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery could offer great advantages due to these two features.


Methane-Producing Microbes on Land?

May 25, 2016 9:55 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Did you know there's a process in the ocean where byproducts such as methane, hydrogen, and heat, are produced?


Teen Brains Aid Recovery from Traumatic Memories

May 25, 2016 9:44 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Unique connections in the adolescent brain make it possible to easily diminish fear memories and avoid anxiety later in life, according to a new study.



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