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Greenouse Gases, Atmospheric Methane – Cows Say ‘It Wasn’t Us!’

Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane ...

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Do Mekong River Dams Need to Ruin Villages?

Towards an algorithm for dam operators that will increase fish harvests and still generate power...

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Can Your Gut Microbiota Change, Regardless of Diet?

Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports ...

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Glycine: Cheap, Readily Available Energy. But From Where?

Researchers generate electricity from low-cost biomaterial ...

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What’s For Afterbirth? The Benefits, or Not, of Placenta Consumption

Research finds that consuming placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding...

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Adam, ‘Ad ‘Em: Science Asks What Makes Poetry Work

What gives poetry its aesthetic appeal? ...

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Could Robotic Arms Become Thought-Controlled Limbs?

Amputees can learn to control a robotic arm with their minds ...

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Will Humanity Succumb to Origami-Powered Soft Robots?

Artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers ...

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Electric Cars, Perpetual Motion and the Home Energy Mobius Strip

Energy from electric cars could power our lives - but only if we improve the system ...

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New Methods for Avoiding Mortuary Mixups

Serious mortuary errors could be reduced by applying common patient safety protocols ...

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Is This a Bad Time? 24-hour Working

More needs to be done to ensure 24-hour working is not the new norm ...

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Alchemical Ponderings – Where Exactly Does Gold Come From?

An international group of scientists reveals the mystery about the origin of gold ...

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The Flip Side: Are Blue Whales Left or Right ‘Handed’?

Scientists discover most blue whales are 'right-handed' - except when they swim upward ...

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Less Drudge, More Trudge: Employees Demand More Walking

Employees want to sit down less and walk more during work days ...

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Be Nice to Cows, Science Says So

Brazilian study shows how small changes on farms can lower stress levels of cattle...

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Bubble, bubble, plop! Your Dad Didn’t Invent Homebrew Wine

Archaeologists find earliest evidence of winemaking...

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Deep Sleep, Deep Effects: The Dangers of Insufficient Sleep

Studying sleep's profound and extensive effects on brain function ...

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Can Coloured Light Calm an Argument?

Blue lighting is proven to help us relax faster than white lighting after an argument ...

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Count Yourself Confident! Self-Esteem in Numbers

Discovered: The equation that can map self esteem in the brain...

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Mega-Rats! Does Accelerated Living = Accelerated Evolution?

Explosion of rats, clovers, bedbugs, mosquitoes unintended evolutionary consequence of urbanization...

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Don’t Throw Stones! Inside the Smart Solar Greenhouse

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow healthy crops ...

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The Trump Effect: Blaming Liberals for Ecology

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US ...

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Avoiding Mouldy Wine? Nature Knows Best

Wild grape yeast could be more effective than pesticides in preventing grape molds ...

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Career Goals? Hic! Booze and Weed Hold Teens Back

Booze and pot use in teens lessens life success ...

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Want More Attentive Kids? Get Them to the Green Spaces

Living close to green spaces is associated with better attention in children ...

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Self-Crashing Cars: Tweaking the Glitches on Transport’s Future

First white-box testing model finds thousands of errors in self-driving cars ...

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Smoke Weed, Get More Action. The Science

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds ...

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Psychedelic Drugs: Could they Actually LOWER Crime?

New study suggests psychedelic drugs may reduce criminal behavior ...

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Drop and Roll: 3 Million Americans Carry Handguns

Most American gun-carriers are male, and cite protection as their primary reason...

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Good News: We Can Terraform Mars. Bad News: It’ll Stink

A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen thanks to plasma technology ...

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