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3-D Printing Cancer Cells to Mimic Tumors
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 05:34:47 am
A group of researchers in China and the US have successfully created a 3D model of a cancerous tumor using a 3D printer

Impact of the 1,000 Mph Supersonic Car Predicted
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 08:32:14 am
Simulations have looked at how the car will cope with the supersonic rolling ground, rotating wheels and resulting shock waves in

Leafcutter Bee Fossils Reveal Ice Age Ecology
Posted on April 12, 2014 at 09:49:30 am
The La Brea Tar Pits are famous for the amazing array of Ice Age fossils found there, such as ground sloths, mammoths, and predators like saber-toothed cats and powerful dire wolves

Scientists Reconstruct Ancient Impact That Dwarfs Dinosaur-Extinction Blast
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:39:25 am
Picture this: A massive asteroid almost as wide as Rhode Island and about three to five times larger than the rock thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs slams into Earth

Green Tea Extract Boosts Your Brain Power
Posted on April 08, 2014 at 07:27:10 am
Researchers at the University of Basel are reporting first evidence that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions, in particular the working memory

Bronze Age Chronology: Oldest Weather Report
Posted on April 07, 2014 at 08:24:15 am
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world's oldest weather reports -- and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East

Stick-On Patches for Health Monitoring
Posted on April 04, 2014 at 01:49:57 pm
Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013

Hummingbirds: Millions of Years of Change
Posted on April 04, 2014 at 02:10:04 am
The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree -- reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world's 338 known species -- tells a story of rapid and ongoing diversification

Chocolate to Help Prevent Obesity, Diabetes?
Posted on April 03, 2014 at 07:18:04 am
Improved thinking. Decreased appetite. Lowered blood pressure. The potential health benefits of dark chocolate keep piling up, and scientists are now homing in on what ingredients in chocolate might help prevent obesity, as well as type-2 diabetes

Gene-Editing Method Cures Mice of a Disease
Posted on April 03, 2014 at 07:08:24 am
Using a new gene-editing system based on bacterial proteins, MIT researchers have cured mice of a rare liver disorder caused by a single genetic mutation


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