Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the California wildlands?

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In 2014, plant biologists with the California Department of Agriculture reported an alarming discovery: native wildflowers and herbs, grown in ...

The immune system’s fountain of youth

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If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. ...

Some tensions are good for life

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Like every animal has its characteristic size and shape, each cell type in our body has a size and shape. ...

World’s fastest STT-MRAM

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A research team, led by Professor Tetsuo Endoh at Tohoku University, has successfully developed 128Mb-density STT-MRAM (spin-transfer torque magnetoresistive random ...

How to distinguish between online students who guess and those ...

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Measuring the knowledge of students in online courses poses a number of challenges. Researchers from the Higher School of Economics ...

Streptomyces sp. myrophorea: a new hope

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Researchers analysing soil from Ireland long thought to have medicinal properties have discovered that it contains a previously unknown strain ...

Give it the plasma treatment: strong adhesion without adhesives

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Osaka -Polymers containing plastics are essential in modern life. Being lightweight, strong and unreactive, a vast range of technologies depend ...

Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert life

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COLUMBUS, Ohio–Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble ...

Fish bones yield new tool for tracking coal ash contamination

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DURHAM, N.C. — A Duke University study shows that trace elements in a fish’s ear bones can be used to ...

Study yields new insight on how memory works

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Two Veterans Affairs researchers have explored how memory is tied to the hippocampus, with findings that will expand scientists’ understanding ...