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Distinguishing Between Accidents & Animal Abuse

May 25, 2016 | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Understanding certain aspects of the animal's injuries will help clinicians differentiate between causes of trauma.


Google Patents Technology for Safer, Self-Driving Cars

May 25, 2016 3:03 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

Google’s self-driving cars could receive a unique safety feature soon.


Six-Pack Rings Feed Sea Creatures Instead of Killing

May 25, 2016 3:03 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Beach season may be upon us, but that doesn't mean we have to find those pesky plastic beer-can rings in the seawater any longer that might kill the creatures inhabiting it.


Following Tricky Triclosan

May 25, 2016 2:07 pm | by American Society of Agronomy | News | Comments

The problem with Triclosan, which is found in antibacterial soaps, detergents, carpets, paints, toys, and toothpaste.


The Next Generation of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors

May 25, 2016 1:59 pm | by Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) | News | Comments

Researchers used extremely small wires to help develop this new device. 


New Concept Turns Battery Technology Upside Down

May 25, 2016 1:53 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | News | Comments

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery could offer great advantages due to these two features.


Methane-Producing Microbes on Land?

May 25, 2016 9:55 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Did you know there's a process in the ocean where byproducts such as methane, hydrogen, and heat, are produced?


Teen Brains Aid Recovery from Traumatic Memories

May 25, 2016 9:44 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Unique connections in the adolescent brain make it possible to easily diminish fear memories and avoid anxiety later in life, according to a new study.


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.


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. 



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