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December 8, 2015
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IBM Awarded IARPA Grant to Advance Research Towards a Universal Quantum Computer

IBM scientists will focus on building the first logical quantum bit Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – 08 Dec 2015: IBM announced today that the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) program has notified IBM that it will award its scientists … Continue reading

December 2, 2014
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Hide & Seek: Sterile Neutrinos Remain Elusive

Daya Bay neutrino experiment publishes a new result on its first search for a “sterile” neutrino BEIJING; BERKELEY, CA; and UPTON, NY—The Daya Bay Collaboration, an international group of scientists studying the subtle transformations of subatomic particles called neutrinos, is … Continue reading

September 4, 2014
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Alum is innovator

UD alum leads Michigan State research team in development of solar concentrator A team of researchers at Michigan State University, which is being led by a University of Delaware alumnus, has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when … Continue reading

June 24, 2014
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Leukaemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types

A class of drug currently being used to treat leukaemia has the unexpected side-effect of boosting immune responses against many different cancers, reports a new study led by scientists at UCL and the Babraham Institute, Cambridge. The drugs, called p110δ … Continue reading

August 19, 2013
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MU Researchers Develop App that Could Save Cattle Lives, Farmers’ Wallets

App also allows users to communicate with MU animal science experts COLUMBIA, Mo. – Each year, overheated cattle cost farmers more than $1.2 billion. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have created a smartphone application that can detect when a … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
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Mastering Scientific Mumbo Jumbo

About the video: Discusses the interaction between abiotic and biotic factors. The style of the animation is influenced by The Common Craft Show. Warning: This class will teach students to translate scientific mumbo jumbo into understandable phrases. Michigan State University’s … Continue reading

September 5, 2012
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UCLA Scientists Discover ‘Missing Link’ Between Blood Stem Cells, Immune System

UCLA researchers have discovered a type of cell that is the “missing link” between bone marrow stem cells and all the cells of the human immune system, a finding that will lead to a greater understanding of how a healthy … Continue reading

August 21, 2012
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Ecologist: Genetically Engineered Algae for Biofuel Pose Potential Risks That Should Be Studied

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Algae are high on the genetic engineering agenda as a potential source for biofuel, and they should be subjected to independent studies of any environmental risks that could be linked to cultivating algae for this purpose, two … Continue reading