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July 29, 2016 — Scientists have tailored extremely small wires that carry light and electrons. These new structures could open up a potential path to smaller, lighter, or more efficient devices, they ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Climate and energy scientists have developed a new method to pinpoint which electrical service areas will be most vulnerable as populations grow and temperatures ... read more

Replication Project Investigates Self-Control as Limited Resource

July 29, 2016 — A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2,100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable ... read more

Scientists Identify Immunological Profiles of People Who Make Powerful HIV Antibodies

July 29, 2016 — People living with HIV who naturally produce broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) that may help suppress the virus have different immunological profiles than people who do not, researchers report. ... read more

July 29, 2016 — The supercoiling of bacterial chromosomes around histone-like proteins can trigger the expression of genes that make the microbe invasive, new research shows. The discovery could provide a new target ... read more

Vaccination: Zika Infection Is Caused by One Virus Serotype

July 29, 2016 — Vaccination against a single strain of Zika virus should be sufficient to protect against genetically diverse strains of the virus, according to a new ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study. Consuming fish oil instead of lard can make a significant difference, the study ... read more

The Heart-Brain Connection: The Link Between LQTS and Seizures

July 29, 2016 — Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more

Krüppel-Like Factor 12 Promotes Colorectal Cancer Via Early Growth Response Protein 1

July 29, 2016 — Investigators report preclinical research showing that Krüppel-like factor 12 promotes colorectal cancer cell growth by activating early growth response protein 1. Data also reveal that levels of ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes. Using an industry-standard semiconductor growth technique, they have created gallium ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Scientists have found a way to acquire 2-D graphene-like layers of various salts. Because to the unique properties of two-dimensional materials, this opens up great prospects for nanoelectronics. ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A discovery may lead to more close-fitting, comfortable and user-friendly ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Ultrathin and transparent oxide thin-film transistors have been developed for an active-matrix backplane of a flexible display by using the inorganic-based laser lift-off ... read more

Green Monkeys Acquired Staphylococcus Aureus from Humans

July 29, 2016 — Many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals. New research suggests that pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals. ... read more

July 29, 2016 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus infections in four people were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. ... read more

Satellite Data Reveal Serious Decline in Georgia Salt Marsh Health

July 29, 2016 — The amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area, warn ... read more

Transit and Training Crucial to Connecting Unemployed With Jobs

July 29, 2016 — The mismatch between unemployed workers and job vacancies is a serious problem in the Twin Cities region and it appears to have worsened since the turn of the millennium, new research indicates. The ... read more

Waste from Test Fracking Wells Safe to Be on Highways, Research Concludes

July 29, 2016 — Researchers studied drilling wastes produced at two research wells near Morgantown and found they are well below federal guidelines for radioactive or hazardous ... read more

Research Pinpoints Most Dangerous HGV Designs

July 29, 2016 — HGVs with high cabs have the most blind spots and pose the greatest risk to vulnerable road users, research has ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A new study has identified 'superstar' varieties of rice that can reduce fertilizer loss and cut down on environmental pollution in the process, report ... read more

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