Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution
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Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution

The Kwon Lab at the Max Planck Institute for Neuroscience, Florida, has identified mechanistic and…

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Virus attracts bumblebees to infected plants by changing scent
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Virus attracts bumblebees to infected plants by changing scent

Plant scientists at the University of Cambridge have found that the cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)…

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Korean Scientists Develop Wearable Touchscreen that Functions even When Stretched to 1,000%
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Korean Scientists Develop Wearable Touchscreen that Functions even When Stretched to 1,000%

A group of Korean materials scientists at the National University of Seoul, led by Chong-Chan…

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Assisted-living facilities do not provide all the rights and freedom they should
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Assisted-living facilities do not provide all the rights and freedom they should

Everyone needs some moments of privacy, but not everyone is given them. At a certain…

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Slicing Through Materials with a New X-ray Imaging Technique
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Slicing Through Materials with a New X-ray Imaging Technique

Images reveal battery materials’ chemical reactions in five dimensions – 3D space plus time and…

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Scientists find de-icing agent remains stable at more than a million atmospheres of pressure
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Scientists find de-icing agent remains stable at more than a million atmospheres of pressure

Atmospheric-pressure (left) and high-pressure (right) 2D-layered Lawrencite-type crystal structures of magnesium chloride. Blue and green…

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Kids can regrow a fingertip. Why can’t adults?
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Kids can regrow a fingertip. Why can’t adults?

A 7-year-old girl sticks her finger through the spinning spokes of her brother’s bike. The…

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Structural images shed new light on a cancer-linked potassium channel
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Structural images shed new light on a cancer-linked potassium channel

Most cells in the body carry on their surface tiny pores through which potassium ions…

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This is your brain on sentences
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This is your brain on sentences

Researchers at the University of Rochester have, for the first time, decoded and predicted the…

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The shell of the turtle was not always meant for protection
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The shell of the turtle was not always meant for protection

Children learn that turtles have a protective shell, which is like a mobile home for…

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