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November 10, 2015
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Did grandmas make people pair up?

Human longevity from grandmothering tied to human coupling If you are in a special relationship with another person, thank grandma – not just yours, but all grandmothers since humans evolved.

September 13, 2014
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Evolutionary compromises drive diversity

EAST LANSING, Mich. – To paraphrase the Rolling Stones: We can’t always get everything we want in life, but we get what we need. Michigan State University researchers believe this is a powerful principle in evolution as well. Trade-offs, which … Continue reading

August 7, 2014
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Emergence of bacterial vortex explained

Bacteria in a drop of water spontaneously form a bi-directional vortex, with bacteria near the center of the drop swimming in the opposite direction of bacteria swimming near the edge. New computer simulations, confirmed by a novel experiment, explain how … Continue reading

October 17, 2013
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Scientists Cooking Up Alloy “Recipes” For Bone Implants

Project will utilize Ohio State’s new microscopy facility COLUMBUS, Ohio — Armed with microscopes, computers and an innovative way to study metals, researchers at The Ohio State University and their partners are building a database of new titanium alloys. The … Continue reading

February 3, 2013
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Right Target, but Missing the Bulls-Eye for Alzheimer’s

UCLA researchers discover new point of attack for drug therapy Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of late-life dementia. The disorder is thought to be caused by a protein known as amyloid-beta, or Abeta, which clumps together in the … Continue reading

September 24, 2011
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Book Traces Long Trail of Global Warming Scholarship

Geophysical Sciences Professor David Archer polled the 200 students in one of his Global Warming classes about whether they believed that humans have had an impact on climate. Approximately 90 percent of the students responded “yes,” reflecting the lessons of … Continue reading

July 16, 2011
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Rising Oceans – Too Late to Turn the Tide?

*Melting ice sheets contributed much more to rising sea levels than thermal expansion of warming ocean waters during the Last Interglacial Period, a UA-led team of researchers has found. The results further suggest that ocean levels continue to rise long … Continue reading

June 11, 2011
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Air Quality Worsened by Paved Surfaces

*Widespread urban development alters weather patterns* New research focusing on the Houston area suggests that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being … Continue reading