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Predatory sea corals team up to feed on stinging jellyfish

Cave-dwelling corals in the Mediterranean can work alongside one another to catch and eat stinging jellyfish, a study reveals. Scientists have shown for the first...

Solar activity not a key cause of climate change, study shows

Climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the sun, a new scientific study shows. The findings overturn a widely held...

Scientists Halt Deadly Organ Tissue Scarring in its Tracks

UC San Francisco scientists report that they were able to arrest, and even reverse, tissue scarring of the liver, kidneys and lungs in mice. The...

MRSA strain in humans originally came from cattle

A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle, according to a study to be published...

Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes Regenerate Liver Function

Researchers have generated functional hepatocytes from human stem cells, transplanted them into mice with acute liver injury, and shown the ability of these stem-cell...

Loss of African woodland may impact on climate, study shows

Deforestation in parts of Africa could be reversed with changes to land use, a study suggests. A more strategic approach to managing trees across the...

Singing helps students tune into a foreign language

Singing in a foreign language can significantly improve learning how to speak it, according to a new study. Adults who listened to short Hungarian phrases...

Low levels of toxic proteins linked to brain diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's could be better understood thanks to insight into proteins linked to such conditions, a study suggests. Scientists studying thread-like chains...

Smashing fluids: The physics of flow

The new findings will be highly useful to the manufacturing industry because the processing and dispensing of everyday products like toothpaste, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs depends on an understanding of the physical properties and...

Fire forecast technology could help rescue teams save lives

Fires in homes and offices could be tackled more efficiently using technology that predicts how a blaze will spread. A new technique is able to feed data taken from sensors located in burning buildings into computer models so that rescue services ...

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