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July 23, 2014
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Crohn’s disease research

UD scientists sleuth out proteins involved in Crohn’s disease University of Delaware researchers have identified a protein, hiding in plain sight, that acts like a bodyguard to help protect and stabilize another key protein, that when unstable, is involved in … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
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It could also work for Mars

Impact glass stores biodata for millions of years Bits of plant life encapsulated in molten glass by asteroid and comet impacts millions of years ago give geologists information about climate and life forms on the ancient Earth. Scientists exploring large … Continue reading

February 21, 2014
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Diamanten der Steinzeit

Glanz und Glitzer scheinen bereits vor 10.000 Jahren eine große Anziehungskraft gehabt zu haben. Prof. Walter Leitner und sein Team vom Institut für Archäologien der Universität Innsbruck konnten eine prähistorische Abbaustelle für Bergkristall in den Tuxer Alpen nachweisen und ermöglichen … Continue reading

June 20, 2013
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Scientists Find Possible Solution to an Ancient Enigma

The widespread disappearance of stromatolites, the earliest visible manifestation of life on Earth, may have been driven by single-celled organisms called foraminifera. The findings, by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI); Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the University of Connecticut; … Continue reading

February 2, 2013
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Ridges on Mars Suggest Ancient Flowing Water

Ridges in impact craters on Mars appear to be fossils of cracks in the Martian surface, formed by minerals deposited by flowing water. Water flowing beneath the surface suggests life may once have been possible on Mars. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown … Continue reading

November 28, 2012
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Energy Savings – Easy as Dirt, Heat, Pressure

By using common materials found pretty much anywhere there is dirt, a team of Michigan State University researchers have developed a new thermoelectric material. This is important, they said, because the vast majority of heat that is generated from, for … Continue reading

March 14, 2012
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Another World, Magnified

UA undergraduate researcher Ersilia Anghel has been collecting artistic photographs of minerals, plants, animals and humans, illustrating the intersections between the arts and sciences. Scientists and artists have long collaborated to produce illustrative images and paintings of medical procedures, human … Continue reading

December 30, 2011
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Badwater Basin: Death Valley Microbe Thrives There

*Discovery may lead to novel biotech and nanotech uses* Nevada, the “Silver State,” is well-known for mining precious metals. But scientists Dennis Bazylinski and colleagues at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) do a different type of mining. They sluice … Continue reading