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Sunday, 23 November 2014
Natural genetic variation in a protective antiviral enzyme holds promise for new therapies. Doctors have long been mystified as to why HIV-1 rapidly sickens some individuals, while in others the...
Sunday, 23 November 2014
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered how one gene is essential to hearing, uncovering a cause of deafness and suggesting new avenues for therapies. The new study,...
Sunday, 23 November 2014
Scientists at the Canadian Light Source are on the forefront of battery technology using cheaper materials with higher energy and better recharging rates that make them ideal for electric vehicles (...
Sunday, 23 November 2014
New molecules could be the key to solving a looming problem with flash memory storage, researchers say in a new report published in the journal Nature. Flash memory is a popular form of electronic...
Saturday, 22 November 2014
As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality. Aiming to discern discrete neural circuits, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have tracked...
Friday, 21 November 2014
There are concerns that thousands of private webcams around the world could be streaming live images to anybody who wishes to view them – without their owner knowing – thanks to a Russian website...

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After landing a probe on an icy comet and possibly shedding new light on the origins of life on Earth, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now looking at scorching-hot Mercury for its next mission....