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Canberra Times
Amateur Ironmen pay up for Elite TreatmentIron men races attract business elite Photo: Phil Reid/Fairfax NZ When Marc Bl
Amateur Ironmen pay up for Elite Treatment
Canberra Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Iron men races attract business elite Photo: Phil Reid/Fairfax NZ When Marc Blumencranz had an opportunity to compete in the 2013 Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, he spared no expense in his preparations to go the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
4 'thrilling' date ideas to put your romance in overdrive this Valentine's DayWant to rev up passion and romance with your date? Whether you're newly matched
4 'thrilling' date ideas to put your romance in overdrive this Valentine's Day
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Want to rev up passion and romance with your date? Whether you're newly matched or you've been married for years, adrenaline-boosting adventures can ignite or rekindle your relationship. You see this strategy on reality TV shows like the "The... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Riverhead teacher's artwork draws on her South Carolina upbringingDonna Elmore describes her work as “black art.” Why? Well, that’s simple. “Be
Riverhead teacher's artwork draws on her South Carolina upbringing
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted yesterday
Donna Elmore describes her work as “black art.” Why? Well, that’s simple. “Because all of the people in it are black,” she said. Ms. Elmore, a fifth-grade teacher at Pulaski Street School, has paintings and handmade dolls displayed at Riverhead... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Gray joins Geisinger Health SystemBoard certified in medical oncology and hematology, Gray received her medical d
Gray joins Geisinger Health System
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Board certified in medical oncology and hematology, Gray received her medical degree from State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine, in 2004. She completed her internal medicine residency in 2007 at Albert Einstein College of... Read more
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Science Daily
Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cellsNow, scientists have developed a simple and powerful method for creating resili
Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Now, scientists have developed a simple and powerful method for creating resilient, customized, and high-performing graphene: layering it on top of common glass. This scalable and inexpensive process helps pave the way for a new class of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists use common glass to optimize graphene's electronic propertiesLeft: A schematic of a graphene field-effect-transistor used in this study. The
Scientists use common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Left: A schematic of a graphene field-effect-transistor used in this study. The device consists of a solar cell containing graphene stacked on top of a high-performance copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) semiconductor, which in turn is stacked... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Wrestling might return to SUNY Broome as club sportMaybe, just maybe, wrestling as a club sport might become a reality at SUNY Bro
Wrestling might return to SUNY Broome as club sport
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Maybe, just maybe, wrestling as a club sport might become a reality at SUNY Broome in the near future. Rob Kilmer, a local lawyer whose son, Max, wrestles for Vestal High, said he’s been in contact with the college and talks have progressed. Broome... Read more
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Daily Mail
Damaged brain region is linked to violent outbursts in miceOrigins of rage revealed: Violent outbursts in mice are linked to damage in the
Damaged brain region is linked to violent outbursts in mice
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Origins of rage revealed: Violent outbursts in mice are linked to damage in the brain - and it could shed light on human anger This region of the brain is typically tied to the control of anxiety and fear Study found damage to a region known as... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Byron Perez, Riverhead's first Hispanic cop, is giving back to his communityFrom time to time, Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez glances over at the bad
Byron Perez, Riverhead's first Hispanic cop, is giving back to his community
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
From time to time, Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez glances over at the badge on the shoulder of his police uniform. It’s the seal of the Riverhead Town Police Department, the force of the only home Mr. Perez has ever known. Since he was a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN ICT Chief Believes All Girls Should Aspire to Be 'Geeks'Atefah "Atti" Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nat
UN ICT Chief Believes All Girls Should Aspire to Be 'Geeks'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Atefah "Atti" Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nations, carries the following items in her handbag at all times - a screwdriver set, a Swiss Army knife and an iPhone. "Of course, the iPhone," she laughs, adding that... Read more
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Providence Business News
Economic growth not only thing that mattersWhen you say that the golden days of growth are over, expect lots of attention.
Economic growth not only thing that matters
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
When you say that the golden days of growth are over, expect lots of attention. Robert Gordon, a professor at Northwestern University, has been going around for several years making exactly this case. He now has a book, "The Rise and Fall of American... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Hyperinflation paranoia guides the Federal ReserveMove over Zimbabwe: Venezuela has replaced you as the poster child for monetary
Hyperinflation paranoia guides the Federal Reserve
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Move over Zimbabwe: Venezuela has replaced you as the poster child for monetary disaster. Citizens of that country are carrying backpacks of cash to buy their daily necessities. Prices there are expected to rise by 720 percent this year, making... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The answer to old 'rent or buy?' question is your callShould you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among e
The answer to old 'rent or buy?' question is your call
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Should you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there's still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University and... Read more
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USA Today
Indianapolis Prize finalists devote lives to wildlifeINDIANAPOLIS — They go weeks without bathing. Subsist for months on rice and po
Indianapolis Prize finalists devote lives to wildlife
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — They go weeks without bathing. Subsist for months on rice and potatoes. Travel to the ends of the Earth — all with an eye toward helping save the Earth for future generations. All six finalists for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize have... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Finalists announced for 2016 Indianapolis PrizeINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 9, 2016) – They’ve devoted their lives to protecting a
Finalists announced for 2016 Indianapolis Prize
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 9, 2016) – They’ve devoted their lives to protecting animals and overcoming incredible obstacles to make the world a better place. Indianapolis Prize officials revealed six finalists for the world’s leading award for animal... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
2016 Indianapolis Prize finalists announcedIndianapolis Prize officials have announced the six finalists for the world’s l
2016 Indianapolis Prize finalists announced
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
Indianapolis Prize officials have announced the six finalists for the world’s leading award for animal conservation. Dr. Joel Berger, Dr. Dee Boersma, Dr. Rodney Jackson, Professor Carl Jones, Dr. Carl Safina and Dr. Amanda Vincent advance in... Read more
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Science Daily
Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum current: Separating left- and right-handed particles in a semi-metallic material produces anomalously high conductivityThe material the scientists worked with, zirconium pentatelluride, has a surpri
Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum current: Separating left- and right-handed particles in a semi-metallic material produces anomalously high conductivity
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
The material the scientists worked with, zirconium pentatelluride, has a surprising trait: When placed in parallel electric and magnetic fields, it responds with an imbalance in the number of right- and left-handed particles--a chiral imbalance. That... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum currentNuclear theorist Dmitri Kharzeev of Stony Brook University and Brookhaven Lab w
Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum current
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Nuclear theorist Dmitri Kharzeev of Stony Brook University and Brookhaven Lab with Brookhaven Lab materials scientists Qiang Li, Genda Gu, and Tonica Valla in a lab where the team measured the unusual high conductivity of zirconium pentatelluride.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists propose 'pumpjack' mechanism for splitting and copying DNATwo images showing the structure of the helicase protein complex from above. (a
Scientists propose 'pumpjack' mechanism for splitting and copying DNA
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Two images showing the structure of the helicase protein complex from above. (a) A surface-rendered three-dimensional electron density map as obtained by cryo-EM. (b) A computer-generated 'ribbon diagram' of the atomic model built based on the... Read more
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Newswise
Scientists Propose "Pumpjack" Mechanism for Splitting and Copying DNA High-resolution structural details of cells' DNA-replicating proteins offer ne
Scientists Propose "Pumpjack" Mechanism for Splitting and Copying DNA
Newswise / Posted 6 days ago
High-resolution structural details of cells' DNA-replicating proteins offer new insight into how these molecular machines function Available for logged-in reporters... Read more
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Breitbart
Brazilian Health Officials Add ‘No Kissing’ and ‘No Sex’ to List of Zika Virus PrecautionsBrazilian health officials are warning pregnant women to seriously consider who
Brazilian Health Officials Add ‘No Kissing’ and ‘No Sex’ to List of Zika Virus Precautions
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Brazilian health officials are warning pregnant women to seriously consider who they kiss and to use condoms if they have been in countries were the Zika virus is present. “The flurry of recommendations began in Brazil, where a top health official... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Scientists Guide Gold Nanoparticles To Form ‘Diamond’ SuperlatticesDNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arr
Scientists Guide Gold Nanoparticles To Form ‘Diamond’ Superlattices
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 6 days ago
DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy-like tetrahedral cages, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Long Island school closings, delays due to winter stormLONG ISLAND — Multiple schools on Long Island will be closed Monday due to the
Long Island school closings, delays due to winter storm
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 6 days ago
LONG ISLAND — Multiple schools on Long Island will be closed Monday due to the winter storm that is expected to bring up to six inches snowfall to the area. A winter weather advisory has been issued for New York City and parts of Long Island until 6... Read more
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The News & Observer
Campaign process lets NRA and its money wield too much power | News & Observer February 7, 2016 1:00 PM In 1999, hunting was the princi
Campaign process lets NRA and its money wield too much power
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
| News & Observer February 7, 2016 1:00 PM In 1999, hunting was the principle reason for owning guns By 2013, protection was... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Aggression influences new nerve cell production in the brainA group of neurobiologists from Russia and the USA, including Dmitry Smagin, Ta
Aggression influences new nerve cell production in the brain
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
A group of neurobiologists from Russia and the USA, including Dmitry Smagin, Tatyana Michurina, and Grigori Enikolopov from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), have proven experimentally that aggression has an influence on the... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Collegiate achievements of area residents: Feb. 7, 2016Salina DeCicco of Kingston was named to the president’s list at the University
Collegiate achievements of area residents: Feb. 7, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 6 days ago
Salina DeCicco of Kingston was named to the president’s list at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut for the fall semester with a 4.0 grade point average. Students earn president’s list status by achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or... Read more
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Science Daily
Safeguarding sturgeon: Satellite measurements of ocean color, temperature help researchers predict sturgeon locationsThe research team, led by Matthew J. Oliver, Patricia and Charles Robertson Pro
Safeguarding sturgeon: Satellite measurements of ocean color, temperature help researchers predict sturgeon locations
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
The research team, led by Matthew J. Oliver, Patricia and Charles Robertson Professor of Marine Science and Policy, found they could make useful predictions about sturgeon locations using satellite measurements of ocean color and temperature. They... Read more
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Science Daily
Aggression causes new nerve cells to be generated in the brain: A group of neurobiologists have proven experimentally that aggression has an influence on the production of new nerve cells in the brainResearchers from the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch
Aggression causes new nerve cells to be generated in the brain: A group of neurobiologists have proven experimentally that aggression has an influence on the production of new nerve cells in the brain
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
Researchers from the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICG SB RAS), MIPT, Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, and Stony Brook University and School of Medicine studied the changes that occurred... Read more
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Quartz
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us - Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are i
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us
Quartz / Posted 8 days ago
- Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are inherently dramatic: thriving... Read more
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Perth Now
Zika found in saliva and urineIN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have
Zika found in saliva and urine
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
IN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Zika found in saliva and urineZika virus found in saliva and urine | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to se
Zika found in saliva and urine
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Zika virus found in saliva and urine | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website IN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have warned... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Zika spooks Brazil: People urged to be cautious kissers, use condomsIn a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on F
Zika spooks Brazil: People urged to be cautious kissers, use condoms
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus... Read more
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Mashable
Brazil warns pregnant women not to kiss due to Zika virusWhat's This?Viviane Oliveira, who's three months pregnant, dances next to a sig
Brazil warns pregnant women not to kiss due to Zika virus
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
What's This?Viviane Oliveira, who's three months pregnant, dances next to a sign that reads in Portuguese : "Get out Zika" during a street carnival on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at which agents of the city's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus,
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus,
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited... Read more
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The Morning Call
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss after Zika virus found in salivaIn a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on F
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss after Zika virus found in saliva
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissIn a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on F
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Zika found in saliva and urineIN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have
Zika found in saliva and urine
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
IN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Zika found in saliva and urineIN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have
Zika found in saliva and urine
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
IN a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials have warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus,
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus,
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 8 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The answer to old ‘rent or buy?’ question is your callShould you buy a house or rent? It’s one of the most contentious topics among e
The answer to old ‘rent or buy?’ question is your call
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Should you buy a house or rent? It’s one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there’s still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University and... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Added later of EMS services comes to part of the North Fork“We’re not here to take over. We’re not here to replace anybody. We’re simply h
Added later of EMS services comes to part of the North Fork
The Suffolk Times / Posted 9 days ago
“We’re not here to take over. We’re not here to replace anybody. We’re simply here to try to help.” Those are the words of Scott Falley, a Stony Brook University Hospital paramedic who spends his Tuesdays and Wednesdays on the North Fork as part of... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Public Discussion On Southampton Village Sewer District To Resume After Completion Of Lake Agawam Study, Environmental ReviewSouthampton Village officials are going to take a break from discussing the pro
Public Discussion On Southampton Village Sewer District To Resume After Completion Of Lake Agawam Study, Environmental Review
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
Southampton Village officials are going to take a break from discussing the proposed sewer district as they await the results of a study on Lake Agawam, as well as the completion of an environmental review of the project. Although the Village... Read more
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FOX News
Couple who found each other on Tinder match for kidney donationWhen Alana Duran and Lori Interlicchio swiped right on each other on Tinder, si
Couple who found each other on Tinder match for kidney donation
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
When Alana Duran and Lori Interlicchio swiped right on each other on Tinder, signaling a mutual interest, they never realized their match would later be life-saving. Duran, 25, who suffers from lupus, would eventually need a kidney transplant for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Aggression causes new functioning nerve cells to grow in brainsHow anger changes the BRAIN: Aggression causes new nerve cells to grow which ca
Aggression causes new functioning nerve cells to grow in brains
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
How anger changes the BRAIN: Aggression causes new nerve cells to grow which can trigger even more rage in the future Researchers studied changes in brains of mice with aggressive behaviour After winning a fight, mice became angrier and new neurons... Read more
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Science Daily
Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond"We solved a 25-year challenge in building diamond lattices in a rational way v
Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
"We solved a 25-year challenge in building diamond lattices in a rational way via self-assembly," said Oleg Gang, a physicist who led this research at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) at Brookhaven Lab in collaboration with scientists... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlatticesSchematic illustration of the experimental strategy: Double stranded DNA bundle
Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Schematic illustration of the experimental strategy: Double stranded DNA bundles (gray) form tetrahedral cages. Single stranded DNA strands on the edges (green) and vertices (red) match up with complementary strands on gold nanoparticles. This... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Cutting Phragmites In Hopes Of Helping Georgica WatersIn one of the first concrete steps of a well-funded effort to address water qua
Cutting Phragmites In Hopes Of Helping Georgica Waters
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
In one of the first concrete steps of a well-funded effort to address water quality problems in Geogica Pond, a coordinated effort by more than a dozen pond-front homeowners, East Hampton Village, the East Hampton Town Trustees and the Peconic Land... Read more
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Market Watch
Lifestyle gets blame for 70% to 90% of all cancersVIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images Do most people who get cancer simply have bad
Lifestyle gets blame for 70% to 90% of all cancers
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images Do most people who get cancer simply have bad luck? Or is cancer something they might be able to prevent? A new study suggests the latter. The study, whose results were recently published in Nature, revealed that it... Read more
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