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ScienceBlogs
I get emailI often get requests from students to answer questions about biology — typicall
I get email
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 hours ago
I often get requests from students to answer questions about biology — typically, they’ve been told to write to a scientist and get a response, and somehow they’ve picked me. I try to answer them, but due to the number of requests, I usually only... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Houston doctors sew man's hand inside his stomach to save it
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
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Scoop.co.nz
New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: University of Auckland 2 S
New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: University of Auckland 2 September, 2015New Zealand’s two major science computer... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St.
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis have found one more link in how a genetic mutation causes amyotrophic... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Common gene mutation may cause brain damage associated with ALS and FTDJohns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered some of the first steps in h
Common gene mutation may cause brain damage associated with ALS and FTD
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered some of the first steps in how a very common gene mutation causes the brain damage associated with both amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). They report that the... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Restaurant health inspections: Live cockroaches, fruit flies, black mold foundAug. 13 • Taqueria el Pariente, Hanover • Ryan's Steakhouse No. 2394, Hanover
Restaurant health inspections: Live cockroaches, fruit flies, black mold found
The Evening Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Aug. 13 • Taqueria el Pariente, Hanover • Ryan's Steakhouse No. 2394, Hanover • La Pizzeria, West Manheim Township • Big Dippers Ice Cream, West Manheim Township Aug. 17 • Victory Athletic Association, Spring Garden Township • Rite Aid No.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Restaurant health inspections: Live cockroaches, fruit flies, black mold foundAug. 13 • Taqueria el Pariente, Hanover • Ryan's Steakhouse No. 2394, Hanover
Restaurant health inspections: Live cockroaches, fruit flies, black mold found
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Aug. 13 • Taqueria el Pariente, Hanover • Ryan's Steakhouse No. 2394, Hanover • La Pizzeria, West Manheim Township • Big Dippers Ice Cream, West Manheim Township Aug. 17 • Victory Athletic Association, Spring Garden Township • Rite Aid No.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Batting practice in the genomeKurtulus Kok is the lead author of a paper in the current issue of eLIfe, cover
Batting practice in the genome
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Kurtulus Kok is the lead author of a paper in the current issue of eLIfe, covering recent research done in David Arnosti's lab. Credit: MSU's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. In the biochemical game of genetics, it was thought that... Read more
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Salon.com
Students protesting Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home”: How clinging to “Christian moral beliefs” can end an education before it even beginsWhy would rising freshmen at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, refuse
Students protesting Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home”: How clinging to “Christian moral beliefs” can end an education before it even begins
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
Why would rising freshmen at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, refuse to read Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home,” one of the most acclaimed books of the 21st century? Named the best book of 2006 by The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Times of... Read more
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The Hindu
Electrical control of cancer cell growth now made possibleThe new electrical mechanism can control molecular switches. Focus of research
Electrical control of cancer cell growth now made possible
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
The new electrical mechanism can control molecular switches. Focus of research was on molecular switch called K-Ras. Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have found a new electrical mechanism that can control molecular switches which... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers reveal new electrical mechanism that can control molecular switches regulating cancer cell growthThe molecular switches regulating human cell growth do a great job of replacing
Researchers reveal new electrical mechanism that can control molecular switches regulating cancer cell growth
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
The molecular switches regulating human cell growth do a great job of replacing cells that die during the course of a lifetime. But when they misfire, life-threatening cancers can occur. Research led by scientists at The University of Texas Health... Read more
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The Border Mail
You are the dancing queenSee that girl, watch that scene ... wheelchair no hurdle for six-year-old dance
You are the dancing queen
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
See that girl, watch that scene ... wheelchair no hurdle for six-year-old dancer CUTE TROUPE: Lillian Dyball, 6, demonstrates her salute after the marching routine with ballet classmates Eliza Kelly, 6, and Amilia Haines, 7, at the Murray Youth... Read more
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New Kerala
Electrical control of cancer cell growth found Researchers have discovered a new electrical mechanism that can control the m
Electrical control of cancer cell growth found
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Researchers have discovered a new electrical mechanism that can control the molecular switches connected to growth of cancer cells. The findings could lead to new treatments for some of the most lethal... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Radiation increases life-expectancy of fruit flies. Are humans next?In what seems like an article from “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,” it has been fo
Radiation increases life-expectancy of fruit flies. Are humans next?
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
In what seems like an article from “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,” it has been found that radiation could actually be good for you. Scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have revealed that weak doses of gamma radiation prolong... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nari Sensitises Farmers On Fruit-Fly Control MethodThe National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), in collaboration with Plan
Nari Sensitises Farmers On Fruit-Fly Control Method
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), in collaboration with Plant Protection Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Gambia Growth and Competitiveness Project, on Wednesday began a week-long sensitisation of farmers on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers discover how aggressive cells can invade healthy tissue during tumour developmentResearchers supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation have discovered
Researchers discover how aggressive cells can invade healthy tissue during tumour development
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation have discovered how aggressive cells can invade healthy tissue during the earliest stage of tumour development. This opens up new ways of attacking cancer at its root. When normal body... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Canning by-election race heats upFederal politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by
Canning by-election race heats up
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Federal politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by-election heats up. The Liberal party's state council is meeting on Thursday night and is expected to resoundingly accept the preselection committee's candidate... Read more
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Business Spectator
Canning by-election race heats upFederal politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by
Canning by-election race heats up
Business Spectator / Posted 13 days ago
Federal politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by-election heats up. The Liberal party's state council is meeting on Thursday night and is expected to resoundingly accept the preselection committee's candidate... Read more
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Weekly Times
Canning by-election campaign heats upFEDERAL politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by
Canning by-election campaign heats up
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
FEDERAL politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by-election heats up. THE Liberal party's state council is meeting on Thursday night and is expected to resoundingly accept the preselection committee's candidate... Read more
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Herald Sun
Canning by-election campaign heats upFEDERAL politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by
Canning by-election campaign heats up
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
FEDERAL politicians are descending on Perth as the battle to win the Canning by-election heats up. THE Liberal party's state council is meeting on Thursday night and is expected to resoundingly accept the preselection committee's candidate... Read more
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The Border Mail
Busking for applauseHOLDING APPLAUSE: Albury's Per Westman will be a part of Albury Central's Appla
Busking for applause
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
HOLDING APPLAUSE: Albury's Per Westman will be a part of Albury Central's Applause Festival this year. It was cancelled last year due to construction. Picture: MARK JESSER THE fun, the talented and the utterly stupid. That’s what people can expect... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 20Questions and Answers - Thursday, 20 15, 4:47 pmPress Release: Office of the Cl
August 20
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Questions and Answers - Thursday, 20 15, 4:47 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersSchools—Māori Boarding Schools1.MARAMA FOX (Co-Leader—Māori Party) to the Minister of Education : Does the Minister agree that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Does It Work: EggtasticA product called Eggtastic claims to make fast, fluffy and flavorful eggs right
Does It Work: Eggtastic
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
A product called Eggtastic claims to make fast, fluffy and flavorful eggs right in your microwave, but does it work? Hoverball claims to glide over any surface: carpet, wood or tile. It’s infomercial says it will not scratch, dent or ding your... Read more
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NBC New York
Infested NYC Deli Stayed Open Despite Orders to Shut DownA fruit fly-infested, vermin-exposed deli laden with dozens of health violation
Infested NYC Deli Stayed Open Despite Orders to Shut Down
NBC New York / Posted 13 days ago
A fruit fly-infested, vermin-exposed deli laden with dozens of health violations remained open and operating for weeks after it was ordered by the city to shut down, NBC 4 New York has learned. The Hub Deli and Grocery Corp. is popular in its South... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
1 arrested, 1 at large after high speed chase SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A suspect is in custody after a high speed chase Wednesda
1 arrested, 1 at large after high speed chase
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A suspect is in custody after a high speed chase Wednesday morning. The chase started when a driver made an illegal turn and evaded... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Fruit Fly QuarantineThousands of acres of crops near San Diego are now under a mandatory quarantine
Fruit Fly Quarantine
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of acres of crops near San Diego are now under a mandatory quarantine. The Mediterranean fruit fly is invading the area. Farmers aren't taking any chances. Most of them are spraying pesticides to take out the bugs. Experts say this pest... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Female Version of Viagra ApprovedThousands of acres of crops near San Diego are now under a mandatory quarantine
Female Version of Viagra Approved
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of acres of crops near San Diego are now under a mandatory quarantine.The Mediterranean fruit fly is invading the area.Farmers aren't taking any chances. Most of them are spraying pesticides to take out the bugs.Experts say this pest can... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County Farmers Markets: Sweet, tart, juicy tomatoes -- at lastIn season now: tomatoes, peaches, sweet corn, green beans, eggplant, summer sq
Boulder County Farmers Markets: Sweet, tart, juicy tomatoes -- at last
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 14 days ago
In season now: tomatoes, peaches, sweet corn, green beans, eggplant, summer squash, carrots, kale, beets, potatoes, onions, chard and lettuce, along with sunflowers, gladioli and dahlias. All season long, you will find honey, bread, baked goods,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bulldozer takes out 25,000 stone fruit trees at orchard over fears from a proposed gold mineBulldozer driver Tom O'Brien with some of the Wisbey's orchard peach trees alre
Bulldozer takes out 25,000 stone fruit trees at orchard over fears from a proposed gold mine
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Bulldozer driver Tom O'Brien with some of the Wisbey's orchard peach trees already removed. Photo: Rohan Thomson A year after these peach trees have been torn from their roots in the rich creek flats of Araluen Valley they will be torched and... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Beware: Fruit fly quarantine issued in San DiegoLA MESA -- A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediter
Beware: Fruit fly quarantine issued in San Diego
KGTV San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA MESA -- A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine after four of the destructive insects were discovered in La Mesa, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced Tuesday. click... Read more
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NBC San Diego
93 Miles Near La Mesa Quarantined Due to Medfly InfestationA portion of San Diego County has been put under quarantine after four adult ma
93 Miles Near La Mesa Quarantined Due to Medfly Infestation
NBC San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
A portion of San Diego County has been put under quarantine after four adult male Mediterranean fruit flies were found in the La Mesa area. The Mediterranean fruit fly (or Medfly) can cause severe danger to California agriculture exports because... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego crops at risk after Mediterranean fruit flies foundLA MESA (CNS) - A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Me
San Diego crops at risk after Mediterranean fruit flies found
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA MESA (CNS) - A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine after four of the destructive insects were discovered in La Mesa, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Beware: Fruit fly quarantine issued in San DiegoLA MESA -- A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediter
Beware: Fruit fly quarantine issued in San Diego
KGTV San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA MESA -- A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine after four of the destructive insects were discovered in La Mesa, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced Tuesday. The... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Wish of girl who's fighting leukemiaVictim of fatal I-8 crash identifiedVictim of fatal I-8 crash identified Autho
Wish of girl who's fighting leukemia
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
Victim of fatal I-8 crash identifiedVictim of fatal I-8 crash identified Authorities released the name Tuesday of an 88-year-old man who was struck and killed by an SUV while standing outside his broken-down pickup alongside a La Mesa freeway... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Medfly quarantine placed after insects are found in La MesaLA MESA (KUSI) - A 93-square mile Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine was placed
Medfly quarantine placed after insects are found in La Mesa
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA MESA (KUSI) - A 93-square mile Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine was placed in San Diego after four of the insects were discovered in La Mesa Tuesday. The quarantine covers all of La Mesa, El Cajon and Spring Valley, the southern border of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Portion Of San Diego County Placed Under Medfly QuarantineAbove: A Mediterranean fruit fly. A 93-square mile area of San Diego County wa
Portion Of San Diego County Placed Under Medfly Quarantine
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
Above: A Mediterranean fruit fly. A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine after four of the destructive insects were discovered in La Mesa, the California Department of Food and Agriculture... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
93-square mile medfly quarantine in San Diego CountyLA MESA (CNS) - A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Me
93-square mile medfly quarantine in San Diego County
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA MESA (CNS) - A 93-square mile area of San Diego County was placed under a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine after four of the destructive insects were discovered in La Mesa, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced... Read more
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Macworld
Re-seeing the light: All is forgiven, Microsoft! Windows 10 is not as eye-bleedingly bad as previous versions, so all hail Mic
Re-seeing the light: All is forgiven, Microsoft!
Macworld / Posted 15 days ago
Windows 10 is not as eye-bleedingly bad as previous versions, so all hail Microsoft! Once again we see that there is nothing Apple can possess that Microsoft cannot take away. Yes, unlike Windows 8,... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
What makes us wake up and sleep discoveredResearchers from Northwestern University, who were inspired by a fruit fly, dis
What makes us wake up and sleep discovered
Bel Marra Health / Posted 16 days ago
Researchers from Northwestern University, who were inspired by a fruit fly, discovered what exactly controls our ability to wake up and fall asleep. The idea to research the mechanisms of sleep originated 15 years ago when the attention of Dr. Ravi... Read more
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The New Age
Scientists discover what’s behind going to sleep and waking upBy now, you've probably heard about circadian rhythms, but how they work comes
Scientists discover what’s behind going to sleep and waking up
The New Age / Posted 16 days ago
By now, you've probably heard about circadian rhythms, but how they work comes down to a question of sodium and potassium, according to a new study. High sodium channel activity in the brain's circadian neurons could be what wakes us up, while high... Read more
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SiliconIndia
American Scientist Discovers Wake-Sleep MechanismNEW YORK: An Indian-American scientist has found a simple mechanism controlling
American Scientist Discovers Wake-Sleep Mechanism
SiliconIndia / Posted 16 days ago
NEW YORK: An Indian-American scientist has found a simple mechanism controlling the sleep-wake process in animals, which appears to have been conserved over several hundred million years and could be possible in humans. Ravi Allada, circadian... Read more
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Medical News Today
Body clock controls waking up and going to sleep with simple mechanismAfter more than a decade, one researcher and his colleagues have finally uncove
Body clock controls waking up and going to sleep with simple mechanism
Medical News Today / Posted 16 days ago
After more than a decade, one researcher and his colleagues have finally uncovered the mechanism behind how an animal's biological clock wakes it up and puts it to sleep. The researchers believe that because the mechanism was identified in mice, it... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The science behind going to sleep and waking up Published: 17 August 2015 9:46 AM What lets us go to sleep at night and wake
The science behind going to sleep and waking up
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 17 days ago
Published: 17 August 2015 9:46 AM What lets us go to sleep at night and wake up in the morning could come down to the flow of sodium and potassium in the brain's neurons, according to a new study. –... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
Notice more fruit flies? You’re not aloneQUINCY, ILL. -- Watch the news story here: https://youtu.be/Xt-vJzHEM_A What
Notice more fruit flies? You’re not alone
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 18 days ago
QUINCY, ILL. -- Watch the news story here: https://youtu.be/Xt-vJzHEM_A What is the one creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. They seem to come out of nowhere and are near impossible to get rid of. Unfortunately they just come... Read more
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New Kerala
origin scientist discovers wake-sleep mechanismIndian- An Indian-American circadian rhythms expert at Northwestern University
origin scientist discovers wake-sleep mechanism
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Indian- An Indian-American circadian rhythms expert at Northwestern University in Illinois, discovered how an animal's biological clock wakes it up in the morning and puts it to sleep at night. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wrap up for Cup showdownVictor Vito's little boy Karlos has the right idea for tonight's big game - wra
Wrap up for Cup showdown
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Victor Vito's little boy Karlos has the right idea for tonight's big game - wrap up well. The 7-month-old was at Eden Park yesterday with his dad ahead of the Bledisloe Cup clash between the All Blacks and Australia. Forecasters say grab a raincoat... Read more
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ExtremeTech
DNA sequencing suggests why octopuses are so smart One of the weirder facts about the animal kingdom is that octopuses are actua
DNA sequencing suggests why octopuses are so smart
ExtremeTech / Posted 19 days ago
One of the weirder facts about the animal kingdom is that octopuses are actually quite smart. Octopuses exhibit all kinds of impressive behavior when tested. They can solve fairly complex spatial... Read more
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Salon.com
Tinder isn’t swiping out romance: Why reports of the dating apocalypse may be greatly exaggeratedIt’s a warm night in Seattle. I’m sitting on my couch, flipping through Tinder.
Tinder isn’t swiping out romance: Why reports of the dating apocalypse may be greatly exaggerated
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
It’s a warm night in Seattle. I’m sitting on my couch, flipping through Tinder. I screenshot a picture of a man whose profile says, “I’d like to meet a cool gal that’s a little bit country, a little bit rock n roll, a little bit high maintenance, a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Neuroscientist discovers how animal's biological clock wakes up, goes to sleepFifteen years ago, an odd mutant fruit fly caught the attention and curiosity o
Neuroscientist discovers how animal's biological clock wakes up, goes to sleep
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
Fifteen years ago, an odd mutant fruit fly caught the attention and curiosity of Dr. Ravi Allada, a circadian rhythms expert at Northwestern University, leading the neuroscientist to recently discover how an animal's biological clock wakes it up in... Read more
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New Kerala
Here`s what switches our sleep button on and off Ever wondered how you went off to sleep and how you woke after sleep? Researc
Here`s what switches our sleep button on and off
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Ever wondered how you went off to sleep and how you woke after sleep? Researchers claim that they have found two elements which control the act. Ravi Allada of the Northwestern University and his... Read more
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