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New Inhibitor Most Active Against Breast Cancer, NSCLC

May 25, 2016 9:33 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor, Drug Discovery & Development | Articles | Comments

New results from a Phase 1 clinical trial that tested Eli Lilly’s investigational inhibitor abemaciclib confirms the treatment showed clinical activity against several cancer types.


PETA Asks College to Stop Using Captive Tigers as Mascots

May 25, 2016 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two animal rights groups are asking that Louisiana State University stop using captive tigers as mascots a day after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.


Micronic Launches New Sample Storage Tube with External Thread

May 25, 2016 2:53 am | by MICRONIC | Product Releases | Comments

Dutch-based Micronic releases a line of tubes that improves sample integrity.


Born Deaf, 11-Year-Old Among Nation's Top Spellers

May 24, 2016 6:00 pm | by By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | News | Comments

Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any kid, but for 11-year-old Neil Maes, being born deaf made his journey especially unlikely. 


Hubble Finds Clues to the Birth of Supermassive Black Holes

May 24, 2016 2:58 pm | by ESA/Hubble Information Centre | News | Comments

Astrophysicists have taken a major step forward in understanding how supermassive black holes formed.


Researchers Produce Drone Best Practices for Monitoring Wildlife

May 24, 2016 2:50 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

When it comes to wildlife, unmanned aerial vehicles can elicit a variety of responses, from chimpanzees knocking drones out of the sky to bears fleeing them with increased heart rates.


5K-Year-Old Beer Recipe Found in China

May 24, 2016 12:37 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

At a dig site in China’s Central Plain, archaeologists unearthed specialized tools for ale brewing.

Optics Breakthrough to Revamp Night Vision

May 24, 2016 11:36 am | by University of Sydney | News | Comments

A research collaboration could make infrared technology easy to use and cheap, potentially saving millions of dollars in defense and other areas using sensing devices.


Getting the Most Out of Natural Gas

May 24, 2016 11:29 am | by Eth Zurich | News | Comments

The use of natural gas as a raw material for chemicals production is a goal pursued intensively in chemical research. 


Future Sustainable Solutions for Oysters by Looking at Past

May 24, 2016 11:18 am | by Smithsonian | News | Comments

Oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay and elsewhere have dramatically declined after more than a century of overfishing, pollution, disease and habitat degradation.


HPR-20 QIC TMS Configured for Analysis of Fast-Gas Reaction Processes

May 24, 2016 10:49 am | by Hiden Analytical Inc. | Hiden Analytical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Hiden HPR-20 QIC TMS Transient Mass Spectrometer system's applications include flash-heating studies, respiratory analysis, sorption/desorption rate monitoring and assessment of gas/surface interaction kinetics. 

New Method Helps Discover Two Young Lunar Craters

May 24, 2016 9:48 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Kathleen Mandt, a senior research scientist at the Southwest Research Institute, grew up when NASA’s Space Shuttle Program was active. 


Research Sheds New Light on Mental-Health Risks to Children of Older Fathers

May 24, 2016 9:34 am | by University of Queensland | News | Comments

The increased risk of mental illness in children of older fathers is unlikely to result from men's genes mutating with age, according to new research.


Novel Way to Grow Blood Vessels Could Boost Regenerative Medicine

May 24, 2016 9:26 am | by University of Bath | News | Comments

Growing tissues and organs in the lab for transplantation into patients could become easier after a scientific discovery.


Peru Declares Emergency over Mercury Contamination

May 23, 2016 8:00 pm | by By Franklin Briceno, Associated Press | News | Comments

Peru's government declared an emergency across a broad jungle region Monday because of mercury contamination caused by wildcat gold mining. 



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