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October 30, 2015

New metal alloy could yield green cooling technologies

A promising metal alloy system could lead to commercially viable magnetic refrigerants and environmentally friendly cooling technologies.
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October 30, 2015

Solving 80-year-old mystery, chemist discovers way to isolate single-crystal ice surfaces

A chemist has discovered a way to select specific surfaces of single-crystal ice for study, a long-sought breakthrough that could help researchers answer essential questions about climate and the environment.
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October 30, 2015

What we know about how neonicotinoids affect bees

A second summary in as many years on the scientific evidence about the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees has been published by scientists. The research team was asked to…
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October 30, 2015

Simple mathematical formula models lithium-ion battery aging

Hybrid electric vehicles, cell phones, digital cameras, and the Mars Curiosity rover are just a few of the many devices that use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Now a team of researchers…
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October 30, 2015

This Unexpected Combo Helps You Wake Up Fast

We know coffee naps sound like an oxymoron, but there’s actually science that says combining the two can make you more alert in the long run. As this Vox video…
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October 30, 2015

The 30-Minute Pilates Workout to Strengthen Your Core

Whenever you hit the gym, we bet you tack on a few extra minutes for some quick moves that target your core. It's a nice cool-down—and who doesn't want a…
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October 30, 2015

Scientists get first glimpse of conductivity that could break size barriers for memory

Scientists have made the first direct images showing that electrical currents can flow along the boundaries between tiny magnetic regions of a material that normally doesn't conduct electricity. The results…
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October 30, 2015

Pregnancy antibiotics no cause for concern, study says

The four out of ten women who use antibiotics during pregnancy can breathe easy, as a comprehensive new study shows that the two most often prescribed drugs have no adverse…
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October 30, 2015

Self-injury: Raising the profile of a dangerous behavior

Nonsuicidal self-injury is not officially recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a mental disorder, which means insurance may not cover treatment - despite estimates that anywhere from 10…
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October 30, 2015

New immunotherapy treatment may clear cancer-causing HPV infections faster

A new therapeutic vaccine, GTL001, developed to clear HPV strains 16 and 18 – the types most likely to cause cancer – is being evaluated for safety in a Phase…
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