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Breast Milk Could Help Premature Babies' Heart Health
News   Nov 29, 2019

Early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.

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Technique Helps Chemists Closely Control Nanoparticle Size and Shape
News   Nov 28, 2019

A new study outlines technique that will allow chemists to more closely control the size and shape of nanoparticles.

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Bees Still at Risk From Neonicotinoids Despite Restrictions
News   Nov 28, 2019

In spite of restrictions on the application of insecticides to crops that attract bees, researchers find that residues are still posing a significant risk to the bee population.

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Antarctic Radar Makes First Measures of Earth's Ionosphere
News   Nov 28, 2019

Using the Program of the Antarctic Syowa Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere/Incoherent Scatter (PANSY) radar, the largest fine-resolution atmospheric radar in the Antarctic, researchers performed the first incoherent scatter radar observations in the southern hemisphere.

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E. coli Put on a Carbon Dioxide Diet
News   Nov 28, 2019

Researchers have engineered E. coli to eat carbon dioxide, which could allow them to be used as “biological factories” for energy.

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Foodie Oyster Tradition Is Over 4,000 Years Old
News   Nov 28, 2019

Foodie tradition dictates only eating wild oysters in months with the letter “r” – from September to April – to avoid watery shellfish, or worse, a nasty bout of food poisoning. Now, a new study suggests people have been following this practice for at least 4,000 years.

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It's Bad News For Nemo
News   Nov 27, 2019

A new study reveals that clownfish may not have the genetic capacity to adapt to rapid changes in their environment.

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Brewer's Leftovers Could Fuel Our Homes
News   Nov 27, 2019

Researchers have developed a low-cost technique to convert leftover barley from alcohol breweries into carbon, which could be used as a renewable fuel for homes in winter or charcoal for summer barbecues.

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We Love Our Caffeinated Treats So Much That It's in Our Blood
News   Nov 27, 2019

Whilst conducting mass spectrometry research, scientists found caffeine in all of the supposedly pure blood samples they were using.

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Elevated Toxic Mercury in Mountain Lions Linked to Coastal Fog
News   Nov 27, 2019

Marine fog brings more than cooler temperatures to coastal areas. Researchers have discovered elevated levels of mercury in mountain lions, the latest indication that the neurotoxin is being carried in fog, deposited on the land, and making its way up the food chain.

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