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Photos: The US Military's Next-Generation F-35 Fighter Jet
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Biologists discover surprisingly strong effects from protein variation
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How cells combat chromosome imbalance
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Scientists demonstrate adaptation of animal vision in extreme environments
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The world's largest canary
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The world's largest canary
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MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells
NEWS MEDICAL Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells divide, they can make errors that lead to... 3 days
Biologists discover the immune system can eliminate cells with too many or too few chromosomes
PHYS.ORG Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells... 3 days
To post or not to post: Internet tips for college hopefuls
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Photos: Ancient Cat Remains Tell the Tale of Kitty Domestication
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Photos: 3,400-Year-Old Tomb Along Nile River
LIVE SCIENCE Images reveal an ancient tomb and burial chambers holding possibly mummified individuals. The tomb was discovered on Sai Island, located in Sudan along the Nile River. 3 days
How our unique DNA impacts personalized medicine
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Biologists explore how testate amoebae survive in peat fires
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Distant fish relatives share looks
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Penn/CHOP research helps to better understand cause of pediatric and treatment-related leukemias
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Reducing health care disparities through changes in payment and delivery system
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Reverse engineering mysterious 500-million-year-old fossils that confound our tree of life
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Study reveals impact of Medicaid expansion on emergency department visits
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Open imaging data for biology
PHYS.ORG A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if you understand what you are looking at. The life sciences rely increasingly on 2-D, 3-D and 4-D image data, but its staggering heterogeneity and size make it... 1 day
Open imaging data for biology
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US textile industry returning to life
PHYS.ORG After years of losing market share to overseas manufacturers, American textile and fiber makers say their industry is turning around. A story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society,... 1 day
Assembly principles and structure of a 6.5-MDa bacterial microcompartment shell
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Commercial balloons in the stratosphere could monitor hurricanes and scan for solar storms
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Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
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Is human hibernation possible? Going to sleep for long duration spaceflight
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An end to population aging in China, Germany, US
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Society provides grants to innovative STEM organizations, science research teachers
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