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Scale Can Measure Medicine--And Play A Scale, Too

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 9:45pm
Researchers have designed a musical instrument that can detect counterfeit drugs by the pitch of its notes. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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You've Heard of Post-Traumatic Stress, but What about Post-Traumatic Growth?

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 3:00pm
It’s the flip side: the deep psychological health that emerges surprisingly often when people have a close brush with a disaster like Hurricane Florence

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11 Rising Stars of Science

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 2:00pm
These newcomers are making their mark in research across a variety of fields

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Trump's Irresponsible Denial of Puerto Rico's Hurricane Deaths

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:00pm
Downplaying the casualties from natural disasters undermines future preparations

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Japanese Mission Becomes first to Land Rovers on Asteroid

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:30am
Twin probes from Hayabusa2 mission have sent back their first pictures from Ryugu’s surface

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After Years of Paralysis, A Man Walks the Length of a Football Field

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am
An electrical stimulation device combined with intensive rehabilitation restores walking ability to a spinal cord injury patient

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Trump's EPA Made It Easier for Coal Plants to Pollute Waterways

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:30am
Obama-era rules could have reduced the chances of spills like the one caused by Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters

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Prickly but Unprotected: 18 Percent of Cactus Species at Risk

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:00am
A new study—the first of its kind—finds the world’s conservation areas fail to protect hundreds of rare cactus species

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A Warming Climate Could Make Pigs Produce Less Meat

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:45am
Farm animals raised in hotter conditions do not generate as much protein, which could make pork more expensive

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What Are Chemtrails Made Of?

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 8:30am
Believers in chemtrails say those trails are actually clouds of chemicals used by the government for nefarious purposes. But as Carl Sagan says, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary...

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Diverse Tree Portfolio Weathers Droughts Better

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:00pm
Forests with numerous tree species, and therefore a mix of water-management strategies, appear more tolerant of drought. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

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Prepare for 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise, California Commission Tells Coastal Cities

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:00pm
Though an extreme scenario, it should be factored in to coastal infrastructure planning, new guidance suggests

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Discovery of Galileo's Long-Lost Letter Shows He Edited His Heretical Ideas to Fool the Inquisition

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:45am
Document shows he lied about his alterations

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Algorithms for Quantum Computers

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:30am
Developers are perfecting programs meant to run on quantum computers

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Plasmonic Materials

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:03am
Light-controlled nanomaterials are revolutionizing sensor technology

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Would Lowering Fuel Economy Standards Boost New Car Sales and Make Driving Safer?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am
That’s what the Trump administration claims, but the arguments are dubious

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"Gambling Brain" Studies Make Clear Why It's Hard to Stop Rolling the Dice

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:45am
Neural regions underlying risk-taking and regret may one day point toward treatments for compulsive betting

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Pet Store Puppies Blamed for Drug-Resistant Infections

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:45pm
More than 100 people have become ill with diarrheal disease

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Say Hello to Dickinsonia, the Animal Kingdom's Newest (and Oldest) Member

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:00pm
Half-billion-year-old fossils reveal new details about one of the most mysterious chapters in Earth’s history

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