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2013-09-16 10:51:59

New research has revealed that more ice leaves Antarctica by melting from the underside of submerged ice shelves than was previously thought, accounting for as much as 90 per cent of ice loss in some areas.

Researchers Develop Multi-Party Computation Security Protocol
2013-09-09 19:35:12

Last year, researchers reported finding an unexpected vulnerability in the encryption system commonly used to provide privacy and security for online shopping and banking websites, but now new research into cryptography could result in more secure computing.

2013-09-04 11:43:41

Removing one of the tiniest organs in the body has shown to provide effective treatment for high blood pressure.

End-Permian Mass Extinction Paved Way For Modern Mammals
2013-08-28 16:19:55

Mass extinction certainly sounds like it would be the end of the line, and perhaps even evoke images of the end of the world. However, new research suggests that the end can also be the beginning.

Birds Help Solitary Lemurs Avoid Danger
2013-07-06 05:16:20

The Madagascan Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is an endangered species that scientists know very little about.

2013-05-07 11:03:24

Around 150 million people globally are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) – a major cause of liver disease and the fastest growing cause of liver transplantation and liver cancer.

2013-04-12 16:01:57

Large helpers (nannies) in a cichlid fish allow the dominant male and female to reduce their personal contribution to their offspring and territory.

The Emotion Of Literature Reflects Real Historical Events
2013-03-21 15:48:05

Several UK and Swedish researchers have found that historical emotional trends in literature often reflect real historical events, according to a report in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

Healthy Infants Slow To Gain Weight Likely To Catch Up With Peers
2013-02-25 19:38:21

Newly published research findings found that infants who demonstrated slower than average growth during the first nine months of life were likely to catch up with their peers over time.

2013-02-01 13:14:47

New research has shown the presence of a disease affecting small blood vessels, known as microangiopathy, in the bone marrow of diabetic patients.


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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