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Scientists grow organic semiconductor crystals vertically for first time

UCLA-led breakthrough could literally reshape solar cells and electronic devices

Our smartphones, tablets, computers and biosensors all have improved because of the rapidly increasing efficiency of semiconductors. (more…)

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MU Scientists Successfully Transplant, Grow Stem Cells in Pigs

New line of pigs do not reject transplants, will allow for future research on stem cell therapies

COLUMBIA, Mo. – One of the biggest challenges for medical researchers studying the effectiveness of stem cell therapies is that transplants or grafts of cells are often rejected by the hosts. This rejection can render experiments useless, making research into potentially life-saving treatments a long and difficult process. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have shown that a new line of genetically modified pigs will host transplanted cells without the risk of rejection. (more…)

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Things to know do and don’t in adolescent

The adolescent age is very much critical phase of life. Every teenage girl and boy when they enter in this age tends to behave differently, which has to be understood very well by the parents, elders and teenagers. This can help everyone including the teenager to grow in a healthy atmosphere, which can help them to imbibe positive values in their lives along with averting them to tread wrong paths. If you fail to understand people of this age, you may end up seeing your adolescent boy or girl going in a wrong direction. Hence knowing the dos and don’ts are important both for parents and teenagers as well. Let’s check out the do’s and don’ts evident in this critical phase of life.

The Dos

Do show respect

At the adolescent age, both girls and boys demand to have respect for them. Hence parents are supposed to respect their privacy by showcasing interest in their likes and dislikes. For instance, don’t try to get inside their room or social networking account and spy them. Always keep abreast with their views, feelings and ideas and explain them in a constructive manner if they seem to go wrong somewhere. Overall, you need to remain positive rather being punitive along with accepting and apologizing if you have committed any mistake. By having some amount of humility, you could go a long way with your teenage boy of girl. (more…)

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Support for Gay Marriage Grows in Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Support for gay marriage is growing in Michigan, mirroring changing attitudes in many parts of the United States, according to Michigan State University’s State of the State Survey.

A recent survey found that 56 percent of the state’s residents support gay marriage while 39 percent oppose it. Two years ago, 48 percent supported gay marriage and 51 percent were opposed. (more…)

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‘Growing Economy Sparks Change in Chinese Mating Preferences’

AUSTIN, Texas — As China’s economy continues to grow, more young adults desire potential mates with good financial prospects, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

In a paper published in the February issue of Personality and Individual Differences, David Buss, an evolutionary psychologist at the university, and a team of researchers found the preference for financial security reflects the extraordinary economic changes in China over the past 25 years. (more…)

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