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The presence of a diverse group of minerals in the largest lunar impact crater could help scientists gain new insight into the Moon’s interior, as well as the evolution of its crust and mantle, claims new research appearing online in Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.
Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births.
Researchers from Brown University and Banner Alzheimer's Institute have found that infants who carry a gene associated with increased risk for Alzheimer's disease tend to have differences in brain development compared to children without the gene.
Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology
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.
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.
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.
It’s a 21st-century alchemist’s dream: turning Earth’s superabundance of carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — into fuel or useful industrial chemicals.
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.
People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.