July 16, 2013
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Self-perpetuating signals may drive tumor cells to spread

Scientists have identified a self-perpetuating signaling circuit inside connective tissue cells that allows these cells to form a front and a back and propel themselves in a particular direction over a long period of time. This propulsion is the same m… Continue reading

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June 13, 2013
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Oysters could rebound more quickly with limited fishing and improved habitat

A new study shows that combining improved oyster restoration methods with limits on fishing in the upper Chesapeake could bring the oyster population back to the Bay in a much shorter period of time. The study assessed a range of management and restora… Continue reading

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June 12, 2013
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A critically endangered beauty: The passion flower Passiflora kwangtungensis

The Chinese passion vine species Passiflora kwangtungensis strikes with the beauty of its clusters of white-greenish flowers and its small round fruit. Feared extinct for a long period of time, this engaging plant has been rediscovered in Hunan Provinc… Continue reading

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June 3, 2013
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New explanation for slow earthquakes on San Andreas

New Zealand’s geologic hazards agency reported this week an ongoing, “silent” earthquake that began in January is still going strong. Though it is releasing the energy equivalent of a 7.0 earthquake, New Zealanders can’t feel it because its energy is b… Continue reading

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May 23, 2013
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VRZ: The custom track bike you can (almost) 3D print

This super-light, fixed-gear bike can be customized for an individual rider in a very small period of time. Continue reading

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April 24, 2013
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Microscopic dust particles found in underground railways may pose health risk

New research has found that working or traveling on an underground railway for a sustained period of time could have health implications. Previously published work suggests that working in environments such as steel mills or welding plants, which are r… Continue reading

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April 15, 2013
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Training the brain to improve on new tasks

A brain-training task that increases the number of items an individual can remember over a short period of time may boost performance in other problem-solving tasks by enhancing communication between different brain areas. The new study is one of a gro… Continue reading

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April 8, 2013
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New ‘transient electronics’ disappear when no longer needed

Scientists have described key advances toward practical uses of a new genre of tiny, biocompatible electronic devices that could be implanted into the body to relieve pain or battle infection for a specific period of time, and then dissolve harmlessly. Continue reading

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March 19, 2013
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High-carb intake in infancy has lifelong effects, study finds

Consumption of foods high in carbohydrates immediately after birth programs individuals for lifelong increased weight gain and obesity, an animal study has found, even if caloric intake is restricted in adulthood for a period of time. Continue reading

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March 13, 2013
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Large plastic bags in unique experiment to study ocean acidification

To study the effects of ocean acidification, ten huge plastic containers called mesocosms are placed in the Gullmar Fjord in Sweden. The project is unique: mesocosms of this size have never been used for such a long period of time. Continue reading

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September 16, 2011
by Pierre Delforge
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How Big Is Your Google Footprint?

Pierre Delforge, Senior Engineer, San Francisco
The biggest energy and environmental impact of using Google and other internet services may not be where you think it is. The rapid spread of large data centers that power the internet is … Continue reading

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