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Sea turtles ‘lost years’ mystery starts to unravel

Small satellite-tracking devices attached to sea turtles swimming off Florida's coast have delivered first-of-its-kind data that could help unlock they mystery of what endangered...
How stem cells help heal traumatic brain injury

Stem cells, guide tubes repair injured peripheral nerve

Using skin-derived stem cells (SDSCs) and a previously developed collagen tube designed to successfully bridge gaps in injured nerves in rat models, the research...

Scientists to study Pacific Ocean’s ‘global chimney’

Although few people live in the Western tropical Pacific Ocean region, the remote waters there affect billions of people by shaping climate and air...

Deep-ocean carbon sinks need more study

Although microbes that live in the so-called “dark ocean”—below a depth of some 600 feet where light doesn’t penetrate—may not absorb enough carbon to...

Simpler Way to Assess Risk for Chemicals

Approximately 80,000 industrial chemicals are in use and about 700 new chemicals are introduced to commerce each year in the United States, according to...

Stealth Secrets of Sharks Revealed

A new study examining the complex and dynamic interactions between white sharks and Cape fur seals in False Bay, South Africa, offers new insights...

Study Links Tropical Cyclones to Earthquakes

A groundbreaking study led by University of Miami scientist Shimon Wdowinski shows that earthquakes, including the recent 2010 temblors in Haiti and Taiwan, may...

University of Nevada professor studies structural basis for autism disorders

RENO, Nev. -- There is still much that is unknown about autism spectrum disorders, but a University of Nevada, Reno psychologist has added to the body of knowledge that researchers around the world are compiling to try to demystify, prevent and tre...

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