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The success of the flowering plants has been attributed to their small genomes that allow them to have smaller cells. This allows for smaller veins... [Read More]
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The first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists has an extra member, and all the planets have a tight 3:2 resonance. [Read More]
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The largest single-tower solar energy plant in the world will reinforce South Australia as a renewable energy powerhouse. [Read More]
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Subjects of psychological studies sometimes respond differently depending on an experimenter's gender, yet this is seldom reported in the resulting papers. [Read More]
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Tiny structures that trap oil could help ships slip through water and prevent the build-up of barnacles. [Read More]
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Almost all the green sea turtles hatching on the northern great barrier reef are female, a consequence of global warming. [Read More]
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Relatives of the thylacine were once dominant carnivores in Australia's forests, but were overtaken by relatives of the devil when the forests opened up. [Read More]
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A star with the same mass and age as the Sun, but higher metal content, could help us understand variations in the Solar cycle. [Read More]
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Astronauts run higher body temperatures in space, and this can make exercise dangerous on long missions. [Read More]
Besides their originally intended role for vaccines, microneedle patches could bypass gut bacteria, helping slow the rise of antibiotic resistance. [Read More]
The largest known prime number has been discovered and runs to 23 million digits, with extra interest as it reveals a record-breaking perfect number. [Read More]
Anglo-Saxons, if they survived infancy, lived much longer on average than we thought, but their attitudes were just as sexist. [Read More]
The Arctic Ocean is becoming more radioactive as radium is released from continental shelves by global warming, potentially serving as a marker of more imp... [Read More]
Basalt from undersea volcanoes suggests the deep ocean only became oxygenated 540-420 million years ago, long after the first animals appeared... [Read More]
When a trend has been rising, but recent years don't demonstrate a statistically significant trend, what does it mean? Autism diagnosis provides an example... [Read More]
Protocols have been released for how to raise crops, particularly wheat, under near constant light, to speed up cross breeding so complex that traits can... [Read More]
What seems like an unquestionable benefit to productivity, making health records electronic, is actually increasing costs and slowing appointments, accordi... [Read More]
Antibiotic resistance can be transferred when a bacterium kills a rival and scoops up the genes released when its victim dies... [Read More]
A reef in Loch Carron filled with flame shells and crustaceans, which was damaged in April, has been found to be the largest of its... [Read More]
An accident of drafting caused Rhode Island to decriminalize commercial sex, reducing gonorrhea and reports of rape. [Read More]
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