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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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Chemists Add Color to Chemical Reactions

May 18, 2016 12:36 pm | by Syracuse University | News | Comments

Chemists have come up with an innovative new way to visualize and monitor chemical reactions in real time.

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Robots Get Creative to Cut Through Clutter

May 18, 2016 12:26 pm | by Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Clutter is a special challenge for robots, but new software is helping these machines cope.

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Startup Unveils Plan for Self-Driving Big Rigs

May 18, 2016 12:22 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

This technology could turn the industry safer and help with labor shortages. 

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Simple Paper Sheet Removes Viruses from Water

May 18, 2016 11:52 am | by Uppsala University | News | Comments

The sheet has a unique layered internal architecture resembling that of the French puff pastry.

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How Did Io’s Alien Mountains Form?

May 18, 2016 9:53 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Researchers have delved into how the moon’s volcanoes and mountains are connected.

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Genital Size Doesn't Matter—for Fish

May 18, 2016 9:45 am | by Australian National University | News | Comments

Big isn't always better when it comes to the size of male genitals.

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Modular Touch-Screen Device Unveiled

May 18, 2016 9:29 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

A shape-shifting touchscreen prototype called the Cubimorph could be the future of consumer technology.

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IBM Scientists Achieve Storage Memory Breakthrough

May 18, 2016 9:05 am | by IBM | News | Comments

For the first time, scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated reliably storing 3 bits of data per cell using a relatively new memory technology.  

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