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November 20, 2015

How to Do Cross-Leg Diagonal Crunches

This exercise is particularly good for targeting your obliques, the ab muscles at the sides of your body. In this video, fitness expert Kristin McGee shows us how to do…
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November 3, 2015

Fighting citrus greening with vibrating orange groves

Asian citrus psyllids are loathed by orange farmers because they spread a pernicious foe: the bacteria Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, which cause citrus greening, which turns the trees' leaves a sickly…
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November 3, 2015

An aggressive treatment for an aggressive cancer

Pancreas cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers worldwide. In the United States, it accounts for only three percent of all diagnosed cancers but it causes almost seven percent of…
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November 3, 2015

Diamonds may not be so rare as once thought

Diamonds may not be as rare as once believed, but this finding won't mean deep discounts at local jewelry stores.
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November 3, 2015

Energy-efficient reaction drives biofuel conversion technology

A new study explains the mechanism behind a technology that converts bio-based ethanol into hydrocarbon blend-stocks for use as fossil fuel alternatives.
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November 3, 2015

New studies question the treatment of female infertility with stem cells

It has been claimed that a treatment for female infertility will be available by stem cell therapy. But a new study questions whether new egg cells can be produced using…
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November 3, 2015

Rural-to-urban migration associated with negative environmental effects in Chinese cities

A strong correlation has been found between the influx of labor migrants from rural to urban areas and negative environmental effects on those destination cities.
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November 3, 2015

Some chemicals less damaging to ozone can degrade to long-lived greenhouse gas

Some substitutes for ozone-damaging chemicals being phased out worldwide under international agreements are themselves potent greenhouse gases and contribute to warming. Now, a new study shows for the first time…
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November 3, 2015

The surprising trick jellyfish use to swim

Through clever experiments and insightful math, an interdisciplinary research team has revealed a startling truth about how jellyfish and lampreys, another ancient species that undulate like eels, move through the…
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November 3, 2015

Effectiveness of efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected children

Researchers evaluated whether HIV-infected children in South Africa who had achieved viral suppression with one treatment could transition to efavirenz-based therapy without risk of viral failure.
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