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Delicious discoveries: Scientists just described a new onion species from the Himalaya via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
While the onion, garlic, scallion, shallot and chives have been on our plates for centuries, becoming staple foods around the world, their group, the genus Allium, seems to be a long way from running out of surprises. Recently, a group of…
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Challenges and lessons learned caring for diverse, vulnerable populations in the ER via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Interviews with two dozen emergency medicine residents in academic medical center found most placed importance on learning to deliver high-quality care to diverse populations. However, many did not feel their programs made enough effort to…
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Ecology of fishing jaguars: Rare social interactions via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have gained new insights into the diet, population density and social interactions of a group of Brazilian jaguars.
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Plant-eating lizards on the cusp of tooth evolution via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers found that complex teeth, a hallmark of mammals, also evolved several times in reptiles, prompting the evolutionary success of plant-eating lizards. However, contrary to mammals their tooth evolution was not unidirectional.
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Why do we remember stressful experiences better? via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
When the brain stores memories of objects, it creates a characteristic pattern of activity for each of them. Stress changes such memory traces.
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Our brains have a 'fingerprint' too via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
An EPFL scientist has pinpointed the signs of brain activity that make up our brain fingerprint, which -- like our regular fingerprint -- is unique.
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Scientists find evidence the early solar system harbored a gap between its inner and outer regions via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
In the early solar system, a 'protoplanetary disk' of dust and gas rotated around the sun and eventually coalesced into the planets we know today. A new study suggests that a mysterious gap existed within this disk around 4.567 billion years ago,…
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Accelerating the discovery of new materials for 3D printing via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
A new data-driven system accelerates the process of discovering 3D printing materials that have multiple mechanical properties.
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A map of mouse brain metabolism in aging via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have created an atlas of metabolites in the mouse brain. The dataset includes 1,547 different molecules across 10 brain regions in male and female laboratory mice from adolescence through adulthood and into advanced old age. The complete…
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Ultrafast magnetism: heating magnets, freezing time via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Magnetic solids can be demagnetized quickly with a short laser pulse, and there are already so-called HAMR (Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording) memories on the market that function according to this principle. However, the microscopic mechanisms of…
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Behavior resembling human ADHD seen in dogs via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
A study involving some 11,000 dogs demonstrated that the gender, age and breed of the dog, as well as any behavioral problems and certain environmental factors, are connected to hyperactive and impulsive behavior and inattention (ADHD).
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Flu and heart disease: The surprising connection that should convince you to schedule your shot via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Patients who have cardiovascular disease are at increased risk of serious complications from the flu, according to a new study. The study found that not only are traditional flu-related outcomes worse among some patients with CVD, but infection in…
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Plankton head polewards via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Ocean warming caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions will prompt many species of marine plankton to seek out new habitats, in some cases as a matter of survival. Researchers expect many organisms to head to the poles and form new…
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How bacteria create a piggy bank for the lean times: Basic science discovery could lead to improved biomaterial production via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Bacteria can store extra resources for the lean times. It's a bit like keeping a piggy bank or carrying a backup battery pack. One important reserve is known as cyanophycin granules, which were first noticed by an Italian scientist about 150 years…
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Key protein linked to appetite and obesity in mice via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have identified a protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism. Loss of the protein, XRN1, from the forebrain, resulted in obese mice with an insatiable appetite, according to a new study.
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Researchers find few adverse health effects in wildlife exposed to low levels of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident via Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Between 2016 and 2018, researchers studied wild boar and rat snakes across a range of radiation exposures in Fukushima. The team examined biomarkers of DNA damage and stress and did not find any significant adverse health effects.
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