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Accessed on 13 March 2019, 0635 UTC.
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NEWS BY SUBJECT
MEDICINE & HEALTH
Scientists delineate pathway that helps us make antibodies
Parkinson’s treatment delivers a power-up to brain cell ‘batteries’
More Medicine & Health
Could internet activity provide accurate in plant and animal conservation?
Study reviews the potential impacts of future heat waves on humans and wildlife
TECH & ENGINEERING
Virtual time-lapse photos can capture ultrafast phenomena
Speedy ‘slingshot’ cell movement observed for the first time
More Tech & Engineering
SOCIAL & BEHAVIOR
Taking arts classes leads to better academic performance, Mason research shows
The nearer the friends, the stronger the regional identity
More Social & Behavior
CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS
UNH researchers create a hydrogel contact lens to treat serious eye disease
Tied in knots: New insights into plasma behavior focus on twists and turns
More Chemistry & Physics
From Stone Age chips to microchips: How tiny tools may have made us human
Teenage T. rex was already chomping on prey, new UW Oshkosh research shows
SPACE & PLANETARY
Asteroid Bennu, target of NASA’s sample return mission, is rotating faster over time
At 3,836 mph, which way does the air flow?
More Space & Planetary
Cardiorespiratory fitness of farmed Atlantic salmon unaffected by virus
What do gardens bring to urban ecosystems?
Tropical Cyclone Idai seen in Mozambique channel by NASA’s Terra Satellite
Scientists go to extremes to reveal make-up of Earth’s core
More Earth Science
Climate Change: Heat-induced heart attack risk on the rise
Coal power stations disrupt rainfall: global study
More Atmospheric Science
Probability of catastrophic geomagnetic storm lower than estimated
Do all networks obey the scale-free law? Maybe not
Experiences of nature boost children’s learning
Teachers ‘scarred’ by legacy of 1988 anti-LGBT+ law
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Immigration is beneficial to economies, even after 100 years
How two or more trips to the bathroom at night cost the US economy $44.4 billion a year
More Business & Economics
POLICY & ETHICS
Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policy
How the global gag rule stifles free speech
More Policy & Ethics
SCIENCE BUSINESS NEWS
ASA, other leaders maintain USDA’s upheaval of research arm unwise, counterproductive
Particulate matter pollutes the air above Africa
More Science Business News
Kessler Foundation awarded federal grant to study wearable robotic in spinal cord injury
LifeTime is delighted to receive EU funding
Renowned UMass Amherst researchers honored by Institute of Food Technologists
Tokyo Tech professor Fujie selected as ‘Emerging Investigators 2019’ by Biomaterials Science
Bentham Science publishes eighth volume in clinical drug research — Alzheimer disorders
Extraordinary president, ordinary presidency
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