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Broccoli in space: How probiotics could help grow veggies in microgravity

Astronauts at the International Space Station are spending more time away from Earth, but they still need their daily serving of vegetables. In the...

Epidemiologist discusses a little-known virus that could become the next global pandemic

A little-known virus discovered 20 years ago could become the next global pandemic. A recent outbreak in South India has renewed interest in Nipah virus,...

New Technique Reveals 3-D Shape of Nanostructure’s Polariton Interaction

Nanostructures are the holy grail of new materials. The wonder material graphene, for example, is a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal...

Why you should care about this 130-million-year-old fossil

dam Huttenlocker has found more than 500 fossil vertebrates during his 13 years as a paleontologist, but the proudest find he has been associated...

Most concussion patients get no care after leaving hospital

More than half of patients hospitalized for a concussion receive no follow-up care within three months of their discharge, according to a national multi-center...

Lung-on-a-chip simulates pulmonary fibrosis

Developing new medicines to treat pulmonary fibrosis, one of the most common and serious forms of lung disease, is not easy. One reason: it’s difficult...

Exercise helps treat addiction by altering brain’s dopamine system

New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the...

Study suggests obese children who meet milk guidelines have less risk of metabolic syndrome

Obese children who consume at least two servings of any type of cow's milk daily are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating...

Bumblebees confused by iridescent colors

Iridescence is a form of structural colour which uses regular repeating nanostructures to reflect light at slightly different angles, causing a colour-change effect. It is...

An elastic fiber filled with electrodes set to revolutionize smart clothes

It's a whole new way of thinking about sensors. The tiny fibers developed at EPFL are made of elastomer and can incorporate materials like...