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Understanding the Delayed Response to Antidepressants

Oct 12 2016 Depression is a mental illness that affects how a person feels thinks and handles daily activities Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression and help the brain process and use ... - Read More

Toxicoepigenetics: The Emerging Field Many Are Exploring Without Knowing It

they just might not realize it ” The epigenome is the master regulator of gene expression and thus has an integral role in nearly every physiological process Therefore toxicologists who research health exposure related disease ... - Read More

Sir Fraser Stoddart Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Oct 10 2016 EVANSTON Sir Fraser Stoddart Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University today Oct 5 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry The ... - Read More

UChicago Site of Radiocarbon Dating Discovery Named Historic Landmark

not 25 000 years ago as previously believed “This radiocarbon dating method was a transformative advance to archaeology and historical studies allowing the determination of the age of archeological sites and objects without reliance on ... - Read More

New UAH Lab Seeks Answers to Particle, Cloud Mysteries

A new laboratory at The University of Alabama in Huntsville UAH is setting out to solve some of the fundamental mysteries about one of the common compounds floating in the atmosphere and what effects if ... - Read More

Scientists Rev Up Speed of Bionic Enzyme Reactions

Oct 10 2016 Bionic enzymes got a needed boost in speed thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab By pairing a noble metal with a natural enzyme ... - Read More

Professor, Graduate Student Unravel Mystery of Bacteria's Antibiotic Resistance

a family of enzymes that catalyze chemical reactions that are essential for microbial survival These latest findings represent the first detailed biochemical characterization of a flavoenzyme involved in antibiotic resistance according to the authors Tuberculosis ... - Read More

Toward 'Greener,' Inexpensive Solar Cells

Sep 29 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels But conventional panels are not without environmental costs too Now scientists are reporting in the Journal ... - Read More

Snake Venom Composition Could Be Related to Hormones and Diet

Sep 29 2016 Many people are afraid of snakes but scientists are now revealing insights about their venoms that could give even ophidiophobes an appreciation for the animals One team has found that the proteins ... - Read More

Preparing for (Another) Biological Attack

Sep 29 2016 In the weeks following the Sept 11 2001 attacks five people died from exposure to anthrax laced letters and several more were infected Fifteen years on the U S has spent billions ... - Read More

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Graphene Researchers Create "Superheated" Water That Can Corrode Diamonds

Released 3 11 2013 5 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom National University of Singapore more news from this source Mar 11 2013 A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore NUS led by Professor ...

Gentle pasteurization of milk – with microwaves
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In the EU funded project MicroMilk European SMEs together with the University of Hohenheim and the Fraunhofer IGB have developed a novel method for pasteurization of milk with microwaves The system preserves the valuable components ...

Ultrasound ‘Making Waves’ for Enhancing Biofuel Production

All chefs know that you have to break some eggs to make an omelet and that includes engineers at Iowa State University who are using high frequency sound waves to break down plant materials in ...

Researchers "Fish New Pond" for Antibiotics

Released 10 11 2013 9 35 AM EDTEmbargo expired 10 13 2013 1 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom McMaster University more news from this source Oct 15 2013 Hamilton ON Oct 13 2013 Researchers at McMaster ...

Warming since 1950s partly caused by El Niño
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A natural shift to stronger warm El Niño events in the Pacific Ocean might be responsible for a substantial portion of the global warming recorded during the past 50 years according to new research at ...

Geochemistry survey at Chatham Rise reveals absence of modern day greenhouse gas emissions
Gas, Geochemistry, Emissions

Geochemistry analysis conducted by the U S Naval Research Laboratory of fossil sediment injection structures off the New Zealand coast in February and March reveal no presence of modern day expulsions of methane gas a ...

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Frankfurter Fraud: Finding Out What's in Your Hot Dog

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Ames Lab Discovers Way to Make Alane a Better Hydrogen Fuel Option for Vehicles

no picSep 28 2016 Scientists at the U S Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory in collaboration with several partners have discovered a less expensive more energy efficient way to produce alane – aluminum trihydride – a ... - Read More

World's Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector, What to Expect From the Coming Quantum Era and More in the Physics News Source Sponsored by AIP

no picHubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and a trick of nature have confirmed the existence of a planet orbiting two stars in the system OGLE 2007 BLG 349 ... - Read More

In Bird Feathers, Scientists Find Hints About Color of Extinct Animals

no picSep 24 2016 In order to discover the true colors of ancient animals scientists are using X rays to closely examine the chemical details of modern bird feathers The researchers were able to map elements ... - Read More
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