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In a breakthrough for understanding brain evolution, neuroscientists have shown that differences between primate brains - from the tiny marmoset to human – can be largely explained as consequences of the same genetic program.
In a discovery that could have major implications for the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries, scientists have found a way to dramatically reduce the corrosion rate of lightweight wonder metal magnesium: adding arsenic.
Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity.
New research has shown that certain Australian native flowers have shifted away from using insects as pollinators and evolved their flower color to the red hues favored by birds.
Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.
Scientists have taken inspiration from one of the oldest natural materials to exploit the extraordinary qualities of graphene, a material set to revolutionize fields from computers and batteries to composite materials.
Researchers in Australia recently studied how the body utilizes vitamin B to recognize bacterial infection, allowing the body’s specialized immune cells to defend against infection.
Although bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than conventional measures, new research shows this does not translate into significantly greater improvement in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Scientists have discovered the structure and operating procedures of a powerful anti-bacterial killing machine that could become an alternative to antibiotics.
Prejudice against obese women may persist even after they lose weight, according to a new study by by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, The University of Manchester, and Monash University.
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