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- The Social Notwork: Ownership, Copyright and Challenging the Status Quo
- The humble beginnings of peer review alternatives: Stevan Hanard and Open Peer Commentary
- How to mend a broken heart: nanotechnology offers new hope for heart attack sufferers
- Open Access: interview with Professor Peter Suber
- Shedding light on black holes
- Exploring the ground truth: NASA's twin study investigates metabolites August 24, 2017Stanford University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow Tejaswini Mishra, Ph.D., is integrating multi-omics data for NASA's Twins Study and comparing all the metabolites in retired twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly. She saw a number of Scott's metabolites increase in levels when he went to space and when he returned to Earth some of those sta […]
- Severity of North Pacific storms at highest point in over 1,200 years August 24, 2017Ice cores from Denali and Mount Logan offer insight into global climate connections and the history on intensifying storms.
- Survival of soil organisms is a wake-up call for biosecurity August 24, 2017Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have the ability to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions, showed a recent AgResearch study. Furthermore, they were found to still be able to invade plant roots. The research article, published in the open access journal Neobiota, provides new insights into the biosecurity threats posed by passeng […]
- Chimpanzees learn rock-paper-scissors August 24, 2017Chimpanzees of all ages and all sexes can learn the simple circular relationship between the three different hand signals used in the well-known game rock-paper-scissors.
- Average cost of first 2 years of oropharyngeal cancer treatment in Texas is $139,749 August 24, 2017In Texas, the average cost for the first two years of health care after a diagnosis of oropharyngeal cancer was $139,749.
- Studies reveal worrisome trend for health of wild dolphins August 23, 2017Twelve years of data on the health of two Atlantic bottlenose dolphin populations paints a grim reality concerning the wellbeing of the Atlantic Ocean. The research compiles findings from Georgia Aquarium, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution at Florida Atlantic University and contributing partners as part of the Health and Environmental Risk Assessment P […]
- Radiological crimes investigation August 23, 2017The results of the fifth and latest Collaborative Materials Exercise of the Nuclear Forensics International Technical Working Group, a global network of nuclear forensics experts, will be discussed at the American Chemical Society's national meeting in Washington DC on August. 24.
- High-resolution modeling assesses impact of cities on river ecosystems August 23, 2017New mapping methods developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can help urban planners minimize the environmental impacts of cities' water and energy demands on surrounding stream ecologies.
- USC researcher identifies a new way to treat HIV August 23, 2017Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to 'cocktails' currently used to keep them healthy. I-Chueh Huang has spent 13 years researching how the human immune system controls viral infections. His lab recently pinpointed a protein varian […]
- Allergies? Exhausted regulatory T cells may play a role August 23, 2017Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital highlights the importance of immune cell metabolism for maintaining a balanced immune response.
- Exploring the ground truth: NASA's twin study investigates metabolites August 24, 2017
Monthly Archives: October 2010
The venom from a scorpion sting could be used to reduce the risk of heart bypass failures, research has shown. A toxin found in the venom of the Central American bark scorpion hasbeen found to be 100 times more effective in controlling the growth … Continue reading
who died earlier last week. Mandelbrot popularised a particular set of mathematical points plotting out a fractal – a self-symmetrical geometric shape found as a recurring theme in nature. A rather unnerving video for some reason…
Astrophysicist David Kipping has discovered that in special cases, we can directly measure the mass of the star by looking at the movement of the planets orbiting it. By measuring the amount of light blocked by a planet, astronomers found … Continue reading
“I do not consider myself a religious person in the usual sense, but there is a religious aspect to some highs. The heightened sensitivity in all areas gives me a feeling of communion with my surroundings, both animate and inanimate.” … Continue reading
…or maybe not.