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Researchers demonstrate quantum teleportation of patterns of light

Quantum communication over long distances is integral to information security and has been demonstrated in free space and fibre with two-dimensional states, recently over...

Flu vaccine used in elderly may benefit middle-aged adults with chronic conditions

Expanding the high-dose influenza vaccine recommendation to include middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions may make economic sense and save lives, report scientists at...

An extraordinary cave animal found in Eastern Turkmenistan

A remote cave in Eastern Turkmenistan was found to shelter a marvelous cave-adapted inhabitant that turned out to represent a species and genus new...

Study suggests you can ‘pick up’ a good or bad mood from your friends

New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t.A team led by the University of...

Researchers switch off impulse to drink alcohol by blocking immune system

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the...

Could chili peppers become the hottest new thing in weight loss?

For scorching taste buds, nothing beats the zing of a chili pepper.Now, a new Arizona State University research study has shown that chili peppers...

For some ducks, size matters for surprising reasons

For ducks, size matters — but not in the way you might expect.Penises of some species of ducks grow extremely long in spring, only...
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Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions

A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs,...
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Flint water crisis led to lower fertility rates, higher fetal death rates, researchers find

Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis caused fewer babies being born there — through reduced fertility rates and higher fetal death rates — compared with other...

Researchers Make a Carbon Nanofiber Supercapacitor (Without The Flammable Ingredients)

A group of Drexel University researchers have created a fabric-like material electrode that could help make energy storage devices — batteries and supercapacitors —...