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The History of Home Energy Use

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Today, the world’s resources are depleting at rates so fast that energy suppliers cannot keep up. In addition to this, carbon emissions created by burning fossil fuels are rising and destroying our atmosphere. Consequently, Americans are preparing for a more sustainable future by finding new ways to create cleaner and more efficient energy that will last.

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Chemistry Life Hacks: Food Edition

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Our latest episode brings chemistry to the kitchen, and features science-backed tips to cook rice with fewer calories, get extra juicy chicken (when you don't have time to marinate) and keep sliced fruit from browning too quickly.

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What is transfection?

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In this video we explain what transfection is. Why scientists use it. And the different way to transfect cells.

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Fender or Fraud? Digital Simulations Mimic Guitar Amplifiers

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A new study demonstrates that digital simulations of guitar amplifiers can sound just like the real thing. The implications are that as the software models continue to improve, they can replace traditional analogue guitar amplifiers, which are bulky, fragile and expensive.

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Mouse Study Proposals Promising Parkinson's Molecule
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A promising molecule has offered hope for a new treatment that could stop or slow Parkinson's. Researchers have found that molecule BT13 has the potential to both boost levels of dopamine, the chemical that is lost in Parkinson's, as well as protect the dopamine-producing brain cells from dying.

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Why Social Media Can Make a Bad Breakup Worse
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A new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has highlighted how social media has made the act of getting distance from a bad breakup that much harder.

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Brain and Brawn: Hitting the Gym Slows Neurodegeneration in Older People At Risk of Alzheimer's
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For the first time, an intervention - lifting weights - has been able to slow and even halt degeneration, over a long period, in brain areas particularly vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease.

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Paired vs Unpaired T-Test: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses

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This article will explain when it is appropriate to use a paired t-test versus an unpaired t-test, as well as the hypothesis and assumptions of each.

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How Bad Is the Coronavirus Outbreak Becoming?
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The short answer is, in terms of deaths at least, the current coronavirus outbreak is not as bad as it was initially predicted. However, researchers are working tirelessly as new data becomes available to refine models vital for disease management.

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Cheap Diuretic Pill Could Help With Autism Symptoms, New Findings Suggest
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It is possible to improve symptoms in autistic children with a cheap generic drug, a new study shows.

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Depression Memes May Be a Coping Mechanism For People With Mental Illness
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Internet memes are a bit like an inside joke you share with the entire internet.

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