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  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    TEAM INVENTS METHOD TO SHRINK OBJECTS TO THE NANOSCALE

    MIT researchers have invented a way to fabricate nanoscale 3-D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with...

    Nanophysics Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    PROTEIN INVOLVED IN NEMATODE STRESS RESPONSE IDENTIFIED

    When humans experience stress, their inner turmoil may not be apparent to an outside observer. But many animals deal with stressful...

    Biotechnology
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    TO REPAIR DNA DAMAGE, PLANTS NEED GOOD CONTRACTORS

    When a building is damaged, a general contractor often oversees various subcontractors-framers, electricians, plumbers and drywall...

    Biotechnology
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NY SUES WALMART, TARGET FOR SELLING TOYS WITH HIGH LEAD LEVELS

    New York state authorities on Thursday announced a lawsuit against retail giants Walmart and Target for selling Chinese-made toys that...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    STUDY FINDS SEWAGE BACTERIA LURKING IN HUDSON RIVER SEDIMENTS

    A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage are living in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments of the Hudson River...

    Science, Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    PLANTS' DEFENSE AGAINST INSECTS IS A BOUQUET

    Michigan State University scholar Andrea Glassmire and her colleagues have revealed how the mixture of chemical weapons deployed by...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    UNPREDICTABLE FOOD SOURCES DRIVE SOME BATS TO COOPERATIVELY SEARCH FOR FOOD

    Humans aren't the only species that have dinner parties. Scientists have observed many animals, including bats, eating in groups. However,...

    Plants & Animals
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    GENETICALLY MODIFIED PIGS RESIST INFECTION WITH THE CLASSICAL SWINE FEVER VIRUS

    Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus , according to a study published...

    Plants & Animals
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    STUDY SCRUTINIZES HIDDEN MARKETING RELATIONSHIPS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Federal regulators require social media personalities to alert their viewers to promotional payments for products and gadgets shown...

    Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    RESEARCHERS PIONEER MACHINE LEARNING TO SPEED CHEMICAL DISCOVERIES, REDUCE WASTE

    Machine learning algorithms can predict stock market fluctuations, control complex manufacturing processes, enable navigation for robots...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    MASS SPECTROMETRY SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON THALLIUM POISONING COLD CASE

    In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors...

    Analytical Chemistry
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    COLLAGEN NANOFIBRILS IN MAMMALIAN TISSUES GET STRONGER WITH EXERCISE

    Collagen is the fundamental building block of muscles, tissues, tendons, and ligaments in mammals. It is also widely used in reconstructive...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NEW UNDERSEA MAPS LEAD TO HYDROTHERMAL VENT AND SPECIES DISCOVERIES

    A spectacular new hydrothermal vent field, named JaichMatt, has been discovered during an expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute's...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    SCIENTISTS GET FIRST LOOK AT GEOMETRIC PHASE EFFECT IN A CHEMICAL REACTION

    In the simplest chemical reaction in nature, the a well-known conical intersection exists between the ground and first excited state....

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NEW TECHNOLOGY PAINTS IN-DEPTH PICTURE OF ORGANISMS' RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

    Revolutionary new technology created at the University of Plymouth could fill a major gap in our understanding of how organisms' early...

    Cell & Microbiology
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    SCIENTISTS OVERHAUL CORN DOMESTICATION STORY WITH MULTIDISCIPLINARY ANALYSIS

    Smithsonian scientists and collaborators are revising the history of one of the world's most important crops. Drawing on genetic and...

    Biotechnology
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NEW STUDY SAYS SCIENTIFIC BASIS FOR EPA'S ENDANGERMENT FINDING IS STRONGER THAN EVER

    A new study published by Science this week has found that scientific evidence supporting the EPA's 2009 Endangerment Finding for greenhouse...

    Science, Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    CHEMICAL BIOLOGISTS UNEARTH CAUSE OF A RARE BRAIN DISORDER

    Babies born with pontocerebellar hypoplasia type Ib often do not survive past one year. Born with an underdeveloped brain, infants...

    Biochemistry
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    TANGLED MAGNETIC FIELDS POWER COSMIC PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

    Magnetic field lines tangled like spaghetti in a bowl might be behind the most powerful particle accelerators in the universe. That's...

    Plasma Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Dec 13, 2018

    DATA USE DRAINING YOUR BATTERY? TINY DEVICE TO SPEED UP MEMORY WHILE ALSO SAVING POWER

    The more objects we make "smart," from watches to entire buildings, the greater the need for these devices to store and retrieve massive...

    Condensed Matter