Innate Mathematics

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Researchers from the University of Rochester compared humans' and rhesus monkeys' performance at simple mathematic tasks and showed that understanding 'quantity' is a concept conserved through evolution.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

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Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Leaf-Inspired Photomicroreactor Could Power A Step Change In The Chemical Industry

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We talk to Dr. Tim Noel about work and inspiration behind his group's latest design, a photomicroreactor.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Metrion Biosciences and Assay.Works Partner to Enhance Ion Channel Drug Discovery
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As a result of the collaboration, Metrion now is now able to offer its clients access to High Throughput Screening (HTS) and Assay.Works assay validation technologies, including 384-well format screening and compound handling facilities.

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Breaking Through Immune Tolerance
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A novel DNA cancer vaccine has shown promise by stimulating a therapeutic anti-tumor response against leukemia in mice.

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DNA Replication Depends on High Speed Electron Transport
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Researchers have discovered that a key protein required for replicating DNA depends on electrons traveling through DNA.

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