SciTech

  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with Singapore Botanic Gardens and the National University of Singapore has found and studied a nest of Tyrannomyrmex rex, a first for the rare species of ant.
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/18/2017 | Staff
    Chagas disease is an insect-borne parasitic disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. A bite from an infected Triatominae, or kissing bug, can cause initial swelling, fever, and headaches but symptoms...
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  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    Facebook on Thursday launched an assault designed to crack down on clickbait headlines, in a push to banish "fake news" from its news feeds. "People tell us they don't like stories that are...
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  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    We define human history through the materials we use: the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age. Perhaps we now live in the plastic age. The next epoch may well be the nanocomposite age.
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    MicroRNAs are small gene fragments which bond onto target structures in cells and in this way prevent certain proteins from forming. As they play a key role in the occurrence and manifestation of...
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  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    A spider and an ant whose names are drawn from references in popular modern-day literature, a brilliant pink katydid and an omnivorous rat are among the discoveries identified by the College of...
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    Malignant pulmonary effusion (MPE) frequently occurs in patients with metastatic breast or lung cancer. It involves a build-up of excess fluid in the pleural cavity, the area between the lungs and...
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  • TechCrunch | 5/19/2017 | Jordan Crook
    Twitter seems to be having some technical difficulties this morning, with the network going down for some folks. Down Detector’s live outage map shows Twitter suffering outages in Japan, the UK, and...
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  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    The federal government recently announced that it is giving recycling company ResourceCo a loan of A$30 million to build two waste-to-fuel plants producing "solid waste fuel".
    441 views camkizzle
  • Space.com | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    Next Thursday (May 25) brings us the moon that will come closest to the Earth in 2017. This information may bring to mind the term "supermoon," branding invented some years ago by an astrologer.
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  • phys.org | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    De-extinction – the science of reviving species that have been lost – has moved from the realm of science-fiction to something that is now nearly feasible. Some types of lost mammals, birds or frogs...
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