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The Air Pollution & Farming Connection

May 17, 2016 3:04 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

A new global study shows what will happen if industrial emissions continue to decline.


Mount Vesuvius Eruption Traceable in Ancient Water System

May 17, 2016 12:58 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

In August 79 AD, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed the city of Pompeii, burying it in hails of volcanic ash. How widespread was the damage?


MIT Unveils Prototype Hyperloop Pod

May 17, 2016 9:45 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology team has unveiled the future of engineering this past weekend. 


Robot Uses In-Hand Camera to Determine Hand's Location

May 16, 2016 2:27 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

When it comes to movement, humans have an advantage over robots in certain respects.


Building the Next Generation of Smart Glasses

May 16, 2016 12:50 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Comments

The possibilities are endless for this futuristic technology.


Early Civilization Evidence Found in Florida Underwater Sinkhole

May 16, 2016 12:06 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

Researchers returned to a previously found area and found it to be oldest known site of human life in the southeastern United States. 


Clues to Archaic Giant Asteroid Found in Australia

May 16, 2016 9:52 am | by Australian National University | Comments

Scientists have found evidence of a huge asteroid that struck the Earth early in its life with an impact larger than anything humans have experienced.


Finding a Poem’s Origin in the Ancient Night Sky

May 16, 2016 9:43 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Comments

With assistance from advanced astronomical software, researchers can now successfully date a poem from thousands of years ago.


IBM Generates Promising Molecule for Eradicating Viruses

May 16, 2016 9:32 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Comments

A group of researchers may have the potential to treat multiple types of viruses and prevent them from infecting us. 


Market Pulse: Auto Sales, Market Apathy Continue to Rise

May 16, 2016 9:20 am | by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor | Comments

Investors again were hesitant to take risks, which this week focused on reports from retailers concerning slumping consumer spending.


Peruvian Community Leader Inspires at Rainforest Alliance’s 2016 Summit

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

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


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

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

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


Special Report: Rainforest Alliance Sheds Light on Paris Agreement Implementation

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

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


Chronic Use of Acid-Reflux Drug Could Accelerate Vascular Aging

May 12, 2016 10:07 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor, Drug Discovery & Development | Comments

Long-term exposure to common, acid reflux drugs could speed up the aging of blood vessels, according to a new study.



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