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Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have begun to develop a humanoid robot to fight help shipboard fires.
The term "bush meat" conjures up images of exotic animals hunted by men in traditional dress using handmade weapons.
Three of the world's subspecies of tigers are now extinct. A new study found that the Sumatran tiger subspecies is nearing extinction as a result of human activities, particularly the conversion of natural forests into forestry and agricultural plantations, leading to habitat loss.
Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) announces the first ever publication with data on head impacts from youth football players.
Scientists have developed a new community resource that may act as a Rosetta stone for revealing the genetic basis of traits and disease.
As scientific researchers become evermore competitive for scarce funding, scientific journals are increasing efforts to identify submissions that plagiarize the work of others.
As mosquito-borne viral diseases like West Nile fever, dengue fever, and chikungunya fever spread rapidly around the globe, scientists at Virginia Tech are working to understand the mosquito's immune system and how the viral pathogens that cause these diseases are able to overcome it to be transmitted to human and animal hosts.
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