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For all the promise of graphene as a material for next-generation electronics and quantum computing, scientists still don't know enough about this high-performance conductor to effectively control an electric current.
Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research.
People get type 2 diabetes.
As American schools struggle with issues of race, diversity and achievement, a new study in the American Sociological Review has split the difference in the ongoing discussion of resegregation.
Thanks to the genetic sequencing of the so-called “missing link” cold virus, researchers have created a three-dimensional model of the pathogen that sheds new light on why there is currently no cure for the common cold.
Most people would not view having a tick up their nose as a good thing, but University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine professor of pathobiological sciences Tony Goldberg viewed it as an opportunity.
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have made a discovery that, if replicated in humans, suggests a shortage of zinc may contribute to diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, which have been linked to defective proteins clumping together in the brain.
Children who are exposed to lead are nearly three times more likely to be suspended from school by the 4th grade than children who are not exposed.
The emerging H7N9 avian influenza virus responsible for at least 37 deaths in China has qualities that could potentially spark a global outbreak of flu.
In the world, there are a lot of small molecules people would like to get rid of, or at least convert to something useful.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.