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May 7, 2019

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May 7, 2019

May 2, 2019 — To find out which sights specific neurons in monkeys ‘like’ best, researchers designed an algorithm, called XDREAM, that generated images that made neurons fire more than any natural images … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Before they evolved the ability to fly, two-legged dinosaurs may have begun to flap their wings as a passive effect of running along the … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs. It’s a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues with exquisitely entangled vascular networks that … read more 

May 2, 2019 — The combination of a big population, good genes and luck helps explain how a species of fish in the Houston Ship Channel was able to adapt to what normally would be lethal levels of toxins for most … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Synthetic proteins engineered to recognize overly active biological pathways can kill cancer cells while sparing their healthy peers, according to a new … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Researchers have used computationally controlled knitting machines to create plush toys and other knitted objects that are actuated by tendons. It’s an approach they say might someday be used to … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Working to understand the genetics of peanut disease resistance and yield, researchers led by scientists at the University of Georgia have uncovered the peanut’s unlikely and complicated … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Astronomers have put together the largest and most comprehensive ‘history book’ of galaxies into one single image, using 16 years’ worth of observations from NASA’s Hubble Space … read more 

May 2, 2019 — Scientists have discovered that two major forces have shaped bat skulls over their evolutionary history: echolocation and diet. Their findings help explain the wide diversity of skull shapes among … read more 

May 1, 2019 — In a touchscreen-based task that allowed individual animals to provide food to others, wolves behaved more prosocially toward their fellow pack members than did pack … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Prehistoric Iberians created ‘imitation amber’ by repeatedly coating bead cores with tree resins, according to a new … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Human-generated greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles were affecting global drought risk as far back as the early 20th century, according to a new … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Cosmochemists have made the first-ever measurements of water contained in samples from the surface of an … read more 

May 1, 2019 — So far Denisovans were only known from a small collection of fossil fragments from Denisova Cave in Siberia. A research team now describes a 160,000-year-old hominin mandible from Xiahe in China. … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Researchers performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes altered in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, allowing them to identify the distinctive cellular … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilizers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. Now, a research team … read more 

May 1, 2019 — Researchers have sequenced the genome of a narwhal, the Arctic whale famous for the horn-like tusk protruding from its forehead. Their work finds that compared to other Arctic marine mammals, … read more 

May 1, 2019 — As the data boom continues to boom, more and more information gets filed in less and less space. Even the cloud will eventually run out of space, can’t thwart all hackers, and gobbles up energy. … read more 

May 1, 2019 — A new study has identified three factors critical in the rise of mammal communities since they first emerged during the Age of Dinosaurs: the rise of flowering plants; the evolution of tribosphenic … read more 

May 1, 2019 — For the first time, researchers have found a diverse array of chemicals, including illicit drugs and pesticides in UK river wildlife. The study looked at the exposure of wildlife, such as the … read more 
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