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October 18, 2017
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Scientists Discover Powerful Potential Pain Reliever

AUSTIN, Texas — A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain pathway. … Continue reading

February 9, 2014
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Süßwasserinsekten: (V)erkanntes Potential für die Biodiversitätsforschung

Wie sich Vielfalt im Tier- und Pflanzenreich entwickelt, ist bislang nur unzureichend verstanden. In den Binnengewässern unseres Planeten leben überproportional viele Tierarten, sechs von zehn dieser Tiere sind Insekten. Deshalb haben Wissenschaftler des LOEWE Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrums (BiK-F) nun … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
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Want Better Employees? Get Somebody Else To Rate Their Personalities, Suggests New Study.

TORONTO, ON – Businesses will get more accurate assessments of potential and current employees if they do away with self-rated personality tests and ask those being assessed to find someone else to rate them, suggest results from a new study. … Continue reading

November 6, 2012
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Biofuels from Algae Hold Potential, but Not Ready for Prime Time

UA biofuel expert Joel Cuello explains how future innovations could help realize algal biofuels’ full potential. Scaling up the production of biofuels made from algae to meet at least 5 percent – about 10 billion gallons – of U.S. transportation … Continue reading

October 30, 2012
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Common Food Preservative May Slow, Even Stop Tumor Growth

ANN ARBOR — Nisin, a common food preservative, may slow or stop squamous cell head and neck cancers, a University of Michigan study found. What makes this particularly good news is that the Food and Drug Administration and the World … Continue reading

March 29, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Study Shows Significantly Higher Potential for Wind Energy in India than Previously Estimated

A new assessment of wind energy in India by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that the potential for on-shore wind energy deployment is far higher than the official estimates— about 20 times and up to 30 times greater than … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
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At UChicago, Many Have Dreams and Many Voiced Them in Honor of MLK’s Legacy

New York teacher Geoffrey Canada’s dream is for a stronger Harlem, with better educational opportunities for its children. Marianna Manzanares hopes that more of her fellow college students pay attention to issues affecting their communities and the world at large. … Continue reading