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The city-state of Troy is the stuff of legends, with mythical heroes, women of unsurpassed beauty and a fabled wooden horse. Now a cross-disciplinary team of scientists will begin a new excavation project in 2013.
The wheels of progress have slowly changed modern man’s soundscape, for better or worse, as the industrial revolution forges ahead.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) has long been implicated in cervical cancer, but details of how it happens have remained a mystery.
Acinetobacter baumanni, a pathogenic bacterium that is a poster child of deadly hospital acquired infections, is one tough customer.
Electrical engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have devised a new laser for on-chip optical connections that could give computers a huge boost in speed and energy efficiency.
Ice samples that profile Greenland glaciers have long been used to give climate scientists historical temperature data, but those samples could be misleading.
The blood-brain barrier -- the filter that governs what can and cannot come into contact with the mammalian brain -- is a marvel of nature.
The first U.S. population prevalence study of mutations in the gene that causes fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability, suggests the mutation in the gene – and its associated health risks – may be more common than previously believed.
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