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Monkey See, Monkey Do. Monkey Read?

Erin Loury Science Now Monkeys banging on typewriters might never reproduce the works of Shakespeare, but they may be closer to reading Hamlet than we thought. Scientists have trained baboons to distinguish English words from similar-looking nonsense words by recognizing … Continue reading

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Fukushima radiation found in California kelp

Marla Cone SFGate Kelp off California was contaminated with short-lived radioisotopes a month after Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant accident, a sign that the spilled radiation reached the state’s coastline, according to a new scientific study. Scientists from CSU Long … Continue reading

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Raramuri

BBC 40-year-old Michelle Frost from London is travelling to northern Mexico to stay with the Raramuri, an ancient tribe who live perched on the edge of the spectacular Copper Canyon. Although bright, bubbly and self-assured on the surface, Michelle suffers … Continue reading

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New Scientific Data Forces Government to Reverse Its Stance on Fluoride in the Water Supply

ANH USA Why are some states simply ignoring the latest studies, and passing new laws that will hurt your teeth and harm your health? Action Alert! Water fluoridation was introduced to the United States in the 1940s as a way … Continue reading

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Double speak on diversity

G. Srinivasan The Hindu Karnataka’s biodiversity board comes in for flak as it shies away from initiating prosecution for bio-piracy Even as the country is proposing to host the 11 Conference of Parties on the Convention on Biological Diversity at … Continue reading

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The antinociceptive effect of electroacupuncture at different depths of acupoints and under the needling surface

Silva M. et al. CM Journal Abstract Background The stimulation of acupoints along the meridians, but not the non-acupoints outside of the meridians, produces analgesia. Although the acupoint is defined at the body surface, the exact location of the acupoints … Continue reading

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Controlling protein function with nanotechnology

Gabrielle DeMarco EurekAlert Bio and nanotechnology experts at Rensselaer discover how different nanomaterial surfaces affect proteins. Troy, N.Y. – A new study led by nanotechnology and biotechnology experts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is providing important details on how proteins in … Continue reading

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Lab study raises questions over nano-particle impact

Agence France-Presse Raw Story PARIS — Tests involving chickens have raised questions about the impact on health from engineered nano-particles, the ultra-fine grains commonly used in drugs and processed foods, scientists said on Sunday. Chickens exposed to high oral doses … Continue reading

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Jungle fungus eats plastic, beats cancer

Rady Ananda Activist Post Researchers have found the first endophytic fungus that eats plastic, and can use it as its sole food source even in an oxygen-free environment. [1] Pestalotiopsis microspora presents a massive bioremediation opportunity for landfills, where buried … Continue reading

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Like Fracking? You’ll Love ‘Super Fracking’

Source: Bloomberg Few energy industry practices have sparked more controversy than hydraulic fracking. First, wells are drilled horizontally below the surface, allowing a single bore or pathway to reach vertical pockets of oil and natural gas trapped between formations of … Continue reading

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