Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquids

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Five metals that are toxic have been found in in the liquid that creates the aerosol that e-cigarette users inhale when they vape.

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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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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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Zooming-In On Connectomics: From Neural Networks To Synapses

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New practical approach facilitates brain mapping from the level of the synapse up. Lead Author Julian Ng, Ph.D, describes the new methods pioneered in his recent paper and the impact it will have on the new field of connectomics.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Clinical Trial Outcomes Influenced By Financial Ties Between Researchers And Companies

Clinical Trial Outcomes Influenced By Financial Ties Between Researchers And Companies

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Research published in BMJ looked at a cross section of clinical trials from 2013 and describes a positive correlation between positive study outcomes and financial links between authors and drug companies.

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New Ways to Target Cells Carrying Mutations in Cancer-Causing Genes
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Winship Cancer Institute has mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."

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New Material Could Reduce Signal Losses in Photonic Devices
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Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a material that could reduce signal losses in photonic devices.

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Spectro Scientific Wins U.S. Patent for Water Contamination Measurement Method
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Spectro Scientific has been awarded a U.S. patent for a company-developed method to measure water contamination in turbine and other industrial oils.

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