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January 30, 2014
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Schizophrenia in the limelight: film-industry technology provides insights into social exclusion

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Exeter Medical School. … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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A Friend in the Fight against Cancer

The U is at the forefront of cancer research in dogs After more than an hour discussing the shared evolution of dogs and humans, and how the cancer mysteries that lie deep within one may inform and effect treatments on … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
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Next Scientific Fashion Could be Designer Nanocrystals

Three University of Chicago chemistry professors hope that their separate research trajectories will converge to create a new way of assembling what they call “designer atoms” into materials with a broad array of potentially useful properties and functions. These “designer … Continue reading

November 9, 2012
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Folding Funnels Key to Biomimicry

Berkeley Lab Finding that Protein Folding Funnels Also Apply to Self-Assembly Should Benefit Biomimicry and Nanosynthesis Proteins are able to self-assemble into a wide range of highly ordered structures that feature a diverse array of properties. Through biomimicry – technological … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Smoking: Quitting is Tough for Teens, too

A new study finds that relatively early into tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative psychological effects during abstinence as adults do, with a couple of exceptions. The data can inform efforts to improve the efficacy of quitting … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
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Gigapixel Camera Captures Unprecedented Image Detail

A new camera design consisting of a central lens surrounded by an array of microcameras heralds a new era of photography, enabling pictures of unprecedented detail. By synchronizing 98 tiny cameras in a single device, electrical engineers from Duke University … Continue reading

March 20, 2012
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Yale Research Offers New Way To See Inside Solids

Researchers at Yale University have developed a new way of seeing inside solid objects, including animal bones and tissues, potentially opening a vast array of dense materials to a new type of detailed internal inspection. The technique, a novel kind … Continue reading