Greenland’s Indigenous population favours extracting and exporting sand from melting ice sheet

A national survey of close to 1000 adults in Greenland (where approximately 90% of the population is Indigenous) conducted by a McGill University-led research team has found that a surprisingly…

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A novel drug suppresses muscle inflammation and restores muscle weakness

Tokyo, Japan – Inflammatory myopathies can be challenging to treat, but a new study reports encouraging findings for patients with these debilitating conditions. Researchers from Japan have found that a…

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Museum collections indicate bees increasingly stressed by changes in climate over the past 100 years

Scientists from Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum today published two concurrent papers analysing UK bumblebee populations. An analysis of bumblebee wings from a network of UK museums…

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(AV17698) Algorithmic Thinking in Biology

good evening my name is Steve Martin I'm a faculty member in material science and engineering and tonight it's my great pleasure to welcome you to our second Sigma Z…

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Realistic Pokémon Biology | Part I

Have you ever wondered what Pokémon might look like as realistic creatures? By their very nature, Pokémon are highly stylized, so reimagining them as more biologically feasible lifeforms presents an…

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Breaking in a new planet

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The harder you hit something – a ball, a walnut, a geode – the more likely it is to break open. Or, if not break open,…

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New model describes puffs, slugs, and the role of randomness in transitional turbulence

Mention the word “turbulence” and you might conjure up images of bumpy flights, stormy weather, and choppy ocean or river currents. For many, turbulence is a fact of daily life,…

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This mouse can’t keep a secret about the “secretome”

The “secretome” refers to proteins that are secreted by a cell, a tissue or an organism. In a new study published in Open Biology, USC Stem Cell scientist Andy McMahon and his collaborators…

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New prenatal test can reduce time, cost of detecting chromosomal abnormalities

NEW YORK, NY (Aug. 17, 2022)–A new prenatal test developed by researchers at Columbia University Fertility Center can determine if a fetus or embryo has the right number of chromosomes…

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Dogs lying in the middle of the road after sunrise at Kewa Pueblo, in no hurry to start the day

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Aug. 17, 2022—Comprehensive data from several seasons of field research in the Alaskan Arctic will address uncertainties in Earth-system and climate-change models about snow cover across the…

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