Rethinking infidelity … a talk for anyone who has ever loved | Esther Perel

Why do we cheat? And why do happy people cheat? And when we say "infidelity," what exactly do we mean? Is it a hookup, a love story, paid sex, a…

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Gene Regulation and the Order of the Operon

Captioning is on! Click the CC button at bottom right to turn off. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Have you ever thought about how disastrous it could…

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High-resolution lab experiments show how cells ‘eat’

A new study shows how cell membranes curve to create the “mouths” that allow the cells to consume things that surround them. “Just like our eating habits basically shape anything…

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Leveraging space to advance stem cell science and medicine

The secret to producing large batches of stem cells more efficiently may lie in the near-zero gravity conditions of space. Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have found that microgravity has the potential…

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Possible chemical leftovers from early Earth sit near the core

Let’s take a journey into the depths of the Earth, down through the crust and mantle nearly to the core. We’ll use seismic waves to show the way, since they…

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Scientists find ways to help perovskite solar cell “self-healing”

A team led by Prof. HU Linhua at the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has recently developed a type of self-healing perovskite solar cell…

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The tallest Begonia species in all Asia found in Tibet, China

With over 2050 known species, Begonia is one of the largest plant genera. Since most Begonias are small weeds, a Begonia taller than a human is a very unusual sight….

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Easy-to-take medicine better at suppressing HIV in children

UCL press releaseUnder embargo until Wednesday 29 December, 22:00 UK time / 17:00 US Eastern time UCL press releaseUnder embargo until Wednesday 29 December, 22:00 UK time / 17:00 US…

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New inoculation method can protect soybeans against devastating leaf blight

Reported in three major soybean-producing countries in South America (Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay), Cercospora leaf blight (CLB) is a global threat to soybean. CLB causes dark-purple lesions on leaves and…

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AstraZeneca taps Ionis to join crowd of companies gunning for rare heart disease in deal worth billions in biobucks

Ionis’ heart disease drug has had many names over the years, and, now, it has yet another plus a Big Pharma partner in AstraZeneca and billions in potential biobucks possible…

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