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2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology

Martian Debris May Also Be Found On Phobos
2013-11-12 04:17:26

Call it the geological equivalent of a buy-one, get-one free special: a planned Russian mission to collect samples from the Martian moon Phobos could also net debris from the Red Planet itself.

How Sleep Helps Visual Task Learning
2013-11-11 07:31:12

As any indignant teacher would scold, students must be awake to learn. But what science is showing with increasing sophistication is how the brain uses sleep for learning as well.

Edited RNA Plus Invasive DNA Add Individuality
2013-11-08 08:19:46

A study in Nature Communications finds that an enzyme that edits RNA may loosen the genome’s control over invasive snippets of DNA that affect how genes are expressed.

Using Gold Nanoparticles To Convert Carbon Dioxide To Carbon Monoxide
2013-10-25 09:25:35

It’s a 21st-century alchemist’s dream: turning Earth’s superabundance of carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — into fuel or useful industrial chemicals.

Single Mutation Gives Virus A New Target
2013-10-22 13:34:16

An international team of scientists showed that by swapping a single amino acid they could change the sugar to which the human BK polyomavirus will bind on the surface of cells.

Humans And Rodents Process Their Mistakes
2013-10-21 06:55:57

People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking.

2013-10-09 13:10:36

Researchers from Brown University and King's College London have gained surprising new insights into how brain anatomy influences language acquisition in young children.

Meals For Seniors Could Save Money For Some States
2013-10-07 16:44:42

Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes.

2013-09-30 10:19:30

A research team centered at Brown University has compiled the largest and most stringently validated list of RNA editing sites in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, a stalwart of biological research.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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