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FOR KIDS: Infection time

Science News - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 14:30
Disease is more severe when it hits in the morning, at least in mice

FOR KIDS: Wanted: ‘Smart’ cleaners

Science News - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 14:16
Active surfaces will – on their own – help remove everything from insects and germs to poisons

Human brain mapped in 3-D with high resolution

Science News - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:01
“BigBrain” model, the most detailed atlas yet, could improve brain scanning tools and neurosurgeons’ navigation

Cabbage circadian clocks tick even after picking

Science News - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:08
Daily cycles help vegetables fight off hungry caterpillars

News in Brief: Aerial radar sizes up ancient urban sprawl

Science News - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 08:31
Angkor, capital of Cambodia's Khmer empire, grew extensive suburbs inhabited by rice farmers

News in Brief: On the trail of a new virus

Science News - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 15:01
Map of MERS infection finds microbe spread through hospital dialysis units

News in Brief: Snails trace Stone Age trek from Iberia to Ireland

Science News - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 13:04
Genetic quirk linking snails in two distant areas suggests people brought escargot on migration to Emerald Isle

Ebola thwarted in mice by drugs for infertility, cancer

Science News - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 11:58
Extensive search of existing medicines turns up two that seem to fend off deadly virus

Hubble finds hints of a planet oddly far-flung from its star

Science News - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 08:08
If confirmed, the dark gap in space debris will challenge astronomers' theories

News in Brief: In dark fishing spiders, males' postmating nap is permanent

Science News - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 17:53
Species prepares for two pairings but goes into a fatal coma after a single encounter

News in Brief: In dark fishing spiders, males' post-mating nap is permanent

Science News - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 17:53
Species prepares for two pairings but goes into a fatal coma after a single encounter

News in Brief: Eye chip sends signals to blind rats' brains

Science News - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:11
Retinal prostheses stimulate animals' visual cortices

Echoes create an interior map app

Science News - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 15:50
To record size and shape of a room, researchers use a speaker, five microphones and some math

Oysters may struggle to build shells as carbon dioxide rises

Science News - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 14:16
Ocean acidification could hamper larvae's growth

Simple invisibility cloaks hide toys, pets, people

Science News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 14:55
With everyday materials, two research teams conceal ordinary objects

News in Brief: Butterflies' tidy drinking tricks

Science News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 13:41
The long tube of the insects' mouthparts is fluid friendly only at the tip

DSM-5 enters the diagnostic fray

Science News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 08:44
Fifth edition of the widely used psychiatric manual focuses attention on how mental disorders should be defined

Leprosy bacterium changed little in last millennium

Science News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:49
Genome alterations probably not responsible for decline in disease prevalence

Primitive fish could nod but not shake its head

Science News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:20
Ancient fossils reveal surprises about early vertebrate necks, abdominal muscles

An eel's glow could illuminate liver disease

Science News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:36
Fluorescent protein binds to bilirubin, a compound the body must eliminate
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