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Peruvian Community Leader Inspires at Rainforest Alliance’s 2016 Summit

May 13, 2016 3:17 pm | by Anna Spiewak, Editor | Articles | Comments

Every organization, if it’s lucky, has an influential story. And the Rainforest Alliance has its own—her name is Juana Payaba Cachique.


Bones of Ancient, Extinct Species Uncovered

May 13, 2016 1:22 pm | by Florida Atlantic University | News | Comments

Archeologists have found one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America—at the Old Vero Man Site in Vero Beach, Fla.


Size of Brain Region Associated with Response to PTSD Treatment

May 13, 2016 1:09 pm | by Columbia University Medical Center | News | Comments

A study shows that PTSD patients with a larger hippocampus are more likely to respond to exposure-based therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.


New Soap to Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

May 13, 2016 11:29 am | by Medical Xpress | News | Comments

Researchers claim the soap they made can cut in half the number of people bitten by anopheles mosquitoes carrying the parasite that is responsible for causing malaria.


Biopharma Firm Teams with Pulitzer-Prize Winner on Novel Cell Therapy

May 13, 2016 11:17 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

The newcomer is working on developing drugs through an antigen receptor T-cell therapy platform, which alters an individual’s immune cells in order to attack invading cancer cells.


Scientists Test Ingestible Robot for Microscopic Surgery

May 13, 2016 10:09 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

A demonstration showed that the robot was able to safely remove a battery from a simulated stomach.


Hay Fever's Hidden Supporting Substances

May 13, 2016 9:21 am | by Technical University of Munich | News | Comments

New study examines the components of pollen that cause allergic reactions.


Rare Human Disease Found in Dogs

May 13, 2016 9:17 am | by Michigan State University | News | Comments

The discovery could be important for human medicine.


Bioengineered Blood Vessel Shows Early Promise for Dialysis Patients

May 13, 2016 9:12 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

There was no sign of rejection one year after implantation. 


U.N. - Rising Air Pollution in World's Cities Killing Millions

May 13, 2016 9:03 am | by Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.N. health agency said more than four out of five city dwellers worldwide live in cities that don't meet certain air quality guidelines.


Gentle Strength for Robots

May 13, 2016 8:58 am | by Max Planck Institute | News | Comments

In interacting with humans, robots must first and foremost be safe.


Microwaved Nanoribbons May Bolster Oil, Gas Wells

May 13, 2016 8:50 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

A small amount of the material could dramatically reinforce drills used to extract these elements. 


Endangered Sumatran Rhino Gives Birth in Indonesia

May 13, 2016 12:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Sumatran rhinoceros has given birth at an Indonesian sanctuary in a success for efforts to save the critically endangered species.


Scientists ID Genes Associated with Educational Attainment

May 12, 2016 2:18 pm | by University of Southern California | News | Comments

A group of more than 200 scientists has conducted one of the largest genetic studies to date.


Special Report: Rainforest Alliance Sheds Light on Paris Agreement Implementation

May 12, 2016 2:02 pm | by Anna Spiewak, Editor | Articles | Comments

The global nonprofit organization stresses the important roles forestry and land use play in Paris Agreement's sustainability plan.



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