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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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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