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Plant probe could help estimate bee exposure to neonicotinoid insecticides

Bee populations are declining, and neonicotinoid pesticides continue to be investigated -- and in some cases banned -- because of their suspected role as...

Rugby-style tackling may have lower force of impact than football-style tackling

The style of tackling used in rugby may be associated with a lower force of impact than the style used in football, according to...

Researchers build transistor-like gate for quantum information processing — with qudits

Quantum information processing promises to be much faster and more secure than what today's supercomputers can achieve, but doesn't exist yet because its building...

What to call someone who uses heroin?

A first-ever study that asks people who use heroin what they want to be called finds "people first" language often best, and language suggesting...

Supernova observation first of its kind using NASA satellite

When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for...

Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline...

A promising new anesthetic — discovered with help from a computer

The drugs that render patients unconscious for surgery are effective, but they can have serious side effects. The commonly used intravenous anesthetic propofol, for example,...

Undocumented Latina Immigrants Face PTSD at Four Times the National Rate

In recent years, Latinos have migrated from Central America to the United States due to violence, high crime rates, and poverty in their home...

Twitter ‘fingerprint’ helps decode how individuals respond to crises

Often in the case of a disaster, there are too few resources available to the community. A new algorithm analyzes individuals’ tweets to better...

Scientists discover how birds navigate crosswinds

While pilots rely on radio signals, advanced computations and other tools to keep them on course during strong crosswinds, birds can naturally navigate these...