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fruit fly nose
2014-10-17 03:00:21

A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found.

moon outline
2014-10-02 04:53:01

Analysis of a massive rectangular feature buried just below the lunar surface by NASA’s GRAIL spacecraft has revealed that the giant basin on the moon’s near side was likely created by ancient lava flows and not a massive asteroid collision.

fracking impacts in the UK
2014-09-23 03:00:00

Greenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of shale gas would be comparable to conventional natural gas, but the controversial energy source actually fared better than renewables on some environmental impacts, according to new research.

2014-09-23 04:22:47

"I have seen very vivid colors in Sichuan. Also I experience culture here and appreciate changes & innovation brought by the cutting-edge technologies.

Nothing Seems To Stop Quantum Teleportation
2014-09-22 03:25:34

Physicists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal over 25 kilometers of optical fiber.

vehicle hacking
2014-09-18 05:02:47

The hacking of large numbers of vehicles by terrorists or criminals may sound like the stuff of Hollywood scriptwriters, but some experts are warning that the threat could be all too real.

2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir.

great barrier reef parrot fish
2014-09-17 03:00:49

One of Australia’s leading coral reef ecologists fears that reef biodiversity may not provide the level of insurance for ecosystem survival that we once thought.

Discovery Of The 'Most Famous Wheat Gene' Clears Way To Breed Better, Non-GMO Wheat
2014-09-17 03:35:16

Washington State University researchers have found “the most famous wheat gene,” a reproductive traffic cop of sorts that can be used to transfer valuable genes from other plants to wheat.

2014-09-17 08:30:43

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Jonathan Viventi is 3rd Faculty Member Named to Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant 10" List NEW YORK, Sept.


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