Biology

Sniff Test: Are Designers Neglecting Smell?

12 hours ago   |   Fortune

Smell is an often a neglected sense that designers rarely even consider. But it's far more important than many people think, according to Sissel Tolaas, who has spent decades...
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Electron accelerators reveal the radical secrets of antioxidants

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A professor has demonstrated for the first time the value of linear particle accelerators for the generation of free radicals inside biological samples. This work will have...
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Editorial Observer: Who Will Save the Rain Forest?

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

Indigenous leaders battle to save their land and their way of life.
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Women's Pain Is Different From Men's-the Drugs Could Be Too

21 hours ago   |   Wired

A new study shows clear differences in the biology of how men and women feel pain, a reminder that sex-specific pain medications might benefit us all.
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Water-resistant electronic skin with self-healing abilities created

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Inspired by jellyfish, researchers have created an electronic skin that is transparent, stretchable, touch-sensitive, and repairs itself in both wet and dry conditions. The...
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Matter: A History of the Iberian Peninsula, as Told by Its Skeletons

3 days ago   |   NY Times

With an analysis of DNA from nearly 300 fossilized remains, scientists are peering into human prehistory in the region.
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Nitrogen pollution's path to streams weaves through more forests than suspected

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have completed one of the largest and longest examinations to trace unprocessed nitrate movement in forests. The team found that some nitrate occasionally moves too...
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12 signs we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

12 signs we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The planet is undergoing a sixth mass extinction - the sixth time in the history of life on Earth that global fauna has experienced a major collapse in numbers. Historically...
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What's Your Story?

4 days ago   |   NY Times

A “formulation” gathers the biological, psychological and social factors that led to a mental illness - and offers clues to the way out of suffering.
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Edible Insect Breeding Led To Larger But Not Necessarily Better Larvae

5 days ago   |   Scientific American

Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Fairleigh Dickinson comes back for first win in NCAA Tournament

Fairleigh Dickinson comes back for first win in NCAA Tournament

DAYTON, Ohio - Greg Herenda was right. Experience does matter. His team was better prepared three years later for the First Four. Fairleigh Dickinson took an early punch and... Read more ...

Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Kraft would have to concede that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

Astros, Alex Bregman agree to 6-year, $100 million extension, report says

Astros, Alex Bregman agree to 6-year, $100 million extension, report says

Bregman slashed .286/.394/.532 with 31 home runs and 103 RBIs last season. Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

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Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer was a "substantial factor" in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the plaintiff. It's the second verdict against... Read more ...

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old

The case of an East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed Antwon Rose while the 17-year-old boy ran from a pulled-over car last spring went to trial Tuesday morning. Read more ...