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Experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have revealed a potential new way to attack common stomach bacteria that cause ulcers and significantly increase the odds of developing stomach cancer.
Developers of renewable energy and shale gas must overcome fundamental geological and environmental challenges if these promising energy sources are to reach their full potential.
Researchers have isolated the neurons responsible for determining whether or not exerting effort in order to complete a task is worth the energy -- a discovery which could help medical professionals better deal with depression and other brain-related disorders.
An international team of researchers has created ionized xenon atoms so positively charged that scientists involved in the study are now saying the existing theories need to be reexamined.
One of the biggest sticking points in the scientific debate over the story of human evolution and eventual diaspora from Africa has been how it is told from two opposite sides of the scientific spectrum...
NASA is pursuing a pioneering technology capable of atomic-level precision to detect gravitational waves or ripples in space-time caused by cataclysmic events, including the Big Bang itself.
A new study from Stanford University demonstrates that brain scans can identify the neural differences between strong and weak readers, and may someday lead to an early warning system for struggling students.
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