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Environmentalism is not as old as you might suspect.
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All but the first author agreed to the retraction.
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The approach has already demonstrated success in the lab, but before it’s launched in the real world, researchers must fully evaluate the potential consequences.
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"We’ve got all kinds of laws about whether there’s a privacy interest in things that you’ve abandoned, [but] there’s so little law in ownership of cell lines and ownership of tissue."
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The mega-infrastructure project is slated to cut across 123 countries.
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“There are a lot of open questions that previously [plant biologists] couldn’t answer, and now they feel like exosomes could provide a very good explanation.”
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Sleep deprivation experiments shorten animals’ lifespans. Not so for the male fruit fly.
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A new study suggests that some fish may recognize themselves in a mirror. It’s a bold claim for a field already debating the test and how it should be used.
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Infographic: Mounting evidence suggests exosomes have several roles in plant defense.
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Students reported having better learning experiences and more motivation in classrooms with profs who considered intelligence malleable.
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The Scientist 9h
: A bird? A plane? No, just Wallace's giant bee.
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Two synthetic nucleotides, Z and P, had been developed before. Now we have S and B.
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The Scientist 10h
“A hurricane blowdown area looks catastrophic, and like the forest is in real trouble, but it is incredibly resilient.”
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The production of hydrogen bubbles propels the device through the body.
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Does the mirror test tell us anything about self-awareness?
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Infographic: RNA-containing particles in fruit and vegetables can target bacterial genes in the gut, modulate their growth, and have positive knock-on effects for health.
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Scientists at the University of Puerto Rico are concerned that budget cuts and tuition hikes since the storm will push researchers to go elsewhere.
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“Simply put, we’re concerned that some patients are being preyed upon by unscrupulous actors touting treatments of plasma from young donors as cures and remedies.”
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NSF will see a 4 percent increase—the same as last year.
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"We are eating much more fast food, and this also includes much more salt, so that’s how we became interested in the question of whether salt can modulate the immune system."
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