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Zika Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins
Zika Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins
News   Aug 17, 2018

Vaccinations have begun in a first-in-human trial of an experimental live, attenuated Zika virus vaccine.

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Breakfast could "Prime" the Body to Burn Carbs in Exercise
Breakfast could "Prime" the Body to Burn Carbs in Exercise
News   Aug 17, 2018

Eating breakfast before exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, researchers have found.

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Instability Tackled with an Irregular-Shaped Laser
Instability Tackled with an Irregular-Shaped Laser
News   Aug 17, 2018

Scientists have designed a new way to build high-powered lasers that could result in stable beams, overcoming a long-standing limitation in conventional lasers.

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Revealing Onion's Chemical Secrets
Revealing Onion's Chemical Secrets
News   Aug 16, 2018

After the onions are diced and the tears are dried, the vegetable pieces can sometimes develop an unpleasant bitter taste. One group have identified previously unknown compounds causing this off-taste.

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World’s Oldest Cheese Found in Egyptian Tomb
World’s Oldest Cheese Found in Egyptian Tomb
News   Aug 16, 2018

Aging usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that’s not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb is drawing attention. Instead, it’s thought to be the most ancient solid cheese ever found.

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Innovative Sensor Detects Metals in the Environment
Innovative Sensor Detects Metals in the Environment
News   Aug 16, 2018

Researchers have designed a family of molecules capable of binding to metal ions present in its environment and providing an easily detectable light signal during binding.

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Enduring Embalming "Recipe" Revealed by Egyptian Mummy
Enduring Embalming "Recipe" Revealed by Egyptian Mummy
News   Aug 16, 2018

The ancient Egyptians developed sophisticated embalming treatments far earlier and across a wider geographical area than had been previously known, forensic tests on a well-known prehistoric mummy have revealed.

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Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells
Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells
News   Aug 16, 2018

Tiny, metal-rich particles can be excited with a low-power laser for deep-tissue imaging.

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Low-cost Tech can Provide Effective Security Screening
Low-cost Tech can Provide Effective Security Screening
News   Aug 16, 2018

Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a new study.

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Chips, Light and Coding Moves the Front Line in Beating Bacteria
Chips, Light and Coding Moves the Front Line in Beating Bacteria
News   Aug 16, 2018

The never-ending fight against bacteria has taken a turn in humanity’s favor with the announcement of a tool that could give the upper hand in drug research.

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