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Statistics show: Vocal music really is universal

Nearly 200 years ago, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow claimed that “Music is the universal language of mankind.” Over the past several years, an international team of researchers has explored music from around the world to determine whether that is true or merely cliché — and a Princetonian crunched the numbers. (more…)

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Scientists from IBM Research and Australian Universities Reveal New Insight on the Molecular Structure of Plants

Computational studies unlock the secrets of cellulose for more sustainable and disease resistant crops

MELBOURNE, Australia: Scientists from IBM Research, the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose – the basic structural component of plant cell walls. (more…)

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