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Unexpected Atmospheric Vortex Behaviour on Saturn’s Moon Titan
Unexpected Atmospheric Vortex Behaviour on Saturn’s Moon Titan
News   Nov 22, 2017

A new study using composite infrared spectrometry, has shown that recently reported unexpected behaviour on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is due to its unique atmospheric chemistry.

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Physicists Design $100 Handheld Muon Detector
Physicists Design $100 Handheld Muon Detector
News   Nov 22, 2017

Physicists have designed a pocket-sized cosmic ray muon detector to track these ghostly particles. The detector can be made with common electrical parts, and when turned on, it lights up and counts each time a muon passes through. The relatively simple device costs just $100 to build, making it the most affordable muon detector available today.

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AIDS Vaccine Design: New Data Offers Important Insight
AIDS Vaccine Design: New Data Offers Important Insight
News   Nov 22, 2017

New data published in Immunity further illuminate how some human beings generate powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies. The results offer important insight into a potential AIDS vaccine design.

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Apple Allergens as an Effective Option for Treating Apple Allergy
Apple Allergens as an Effective Option for Treating Apple Allergy
News   Nov 22, 2017

Researchers have now proven in a Phase II trial that the apple allergen "Mal d 1" significantly reduces the symptoms of apple allergy and is therefore an effective and safe treatment option.

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Argonne Scientists Receive Several R&D 100 Awards for Innovative Technologies
Argonne Scientists Receive Several R&D 100 Awards for Innovative Technologies
News   Nov 22, 2017

Innovative technologies developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory recently earned multiple R&D 100 Awards.

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To Remember or Forget? Subtle G-Protein Signalling Differences Determines Memory Storage or Deletion
To Remember or Forget? Subtle G-Protein Signalling Differences Determines Memory Storage or Deletion
News   Nov 22, 2017

Storing scent-associated memories differs only slightly from a less-understood mechanism for erasing unnecessary memories.

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A Chicken-Flavored Electrolyte Drink Could Help Sniffer Dogs Stay Hydrated
A Chicken-Flavored Electrolyte Drink Could Help Sniffer Dogs Stay Hydrated
News   Nov 22, 2017

The first comparison of three common hydration methods for sniffer dogs shows that while all are effective, dogs drink more and are more hydrated when given a chicken-flavored electrolyte drink compared to plain water or when injected with electrolytes under the skin.

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Novel Approach May Aid Rare Liver Cancer Patients
Novel Approach May Aid Rare Liver Cancer Patients
News   Nov 22, 2017

After years of rigorous research, a team of scientists has identified the genetic engine that drives a rare form of liver cancer.

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Study Shows Cancer Patients Are Choosing Less Severe Side Effects Over Treatment Efficacy
Study Shows Cancer Patients Are Choosing Less Severe Side Effects Over Treatment Efficacy
News   Nov 22, 2017

When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on medicines that deliver the longest progression-free survival, but are willing to swap some drug efficacy for a reduced risk of serious adverse events according to a new study.

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Cinnamon Turns Up the Heat on Fat Cells
Cinnamon Turns Up the Heat on Fat Cells
News   Nov 22, 2017

New research indicates that cinnamaldehyde, found in cinnamon, improves metabolic health by acting directly on fat cells, or adipocytes, inducing them to start burning energy through a process called thermogenesis.

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