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    • Posted by Figen Eker
    • May 31, 2013
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    Taking an image of an individual molecule while it undergoes a chemical reaction has been deemed one of the holy grails of chemistry. Scientists at the University of Berkeley and the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) have managed, for the very...
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    • May 30, 2013
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    Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found conclusive proof that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories for their dead.
    The evidence comes from strings of iron beads which were excavated...
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    • May 30, 2013
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    Researchers at the University of Southampton have taken a significant step in a project to unravel the secrets of the structure of our Universe. Professor Kostas Skenderis, Chair in Mathematical Physics at the University, comments: "One of the main rec...
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    • May 29, 2013
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    Surprisingly the answer is yes. With the technology of today it is possible to use environmental friendly formic acid in fuel cell powering your mobile phone or laptop. Physicist Florian Nitze, Umeå University in Sweden, has in his thesis develop...
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    • May 27, 2013
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    Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, using miniaturised high-speed cameras and high-speed behavioural tracking, discovered that rats move their eyes in opposite directions in both the horizontal and the ...
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    • May 27, 2013
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    Algae are an interesting natural resource because they proliferate quickly. They are not impinging on food production. And they need nothing but sunlight and a bit of waste water to grow on. Scientists working for theSPLASH research project, funde...
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    • May 27, 2013
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    If you want to master languages, you should pick your parents with care, new research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology shows.
    A good working memory is perhaps the brain’s most important system when it comes to learning a n...
    • Posted by Figen Eker
    • May 24, 2013
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    Meat eating is often a contentious subject, whether considering the technical, ethical, environmental, political, or health-related aspects of production and consumption.
    Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of Should We Eat Meat? -- a wide-ra...
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    • May 23, 2013
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    With this new view of a spectacular stellar nursery ESO is celebrating 15 years of the Very Large Telescope — the world's most advanced optical instrument. This picture reveals thick clumps of dust silhouetted against the pink glowing gas cloud k...
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    • May 22, 2013
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    Positively charged gold nanoparticles are usually toxic to cells, but cancer cells somehow manage to avoid nanoparticle toxicity. Mayo Clinic researchers found out why and determined how to make the nanoparticles effective against ovarian cancer cells....