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Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Since the early 20th century, scientists and physicists have been burdened with explaining how and why the Universe appears to be expanding at an accelerating rate. For decades, the most widely...
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The large-scale deployment of solar energy has been severely hindered by the slow pace of advances in energy conversion efficiency of solar cells. This is defined as the ratio of energy output from...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
In the largest study of the genetics of memory ever undertaken, an international researcher team including scientists from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have discovered two common...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The criteria for life on other planets is the focus of the 4th Australian Exoplanet Workshop, hosted by the University of Southern Queensland this week. The first in this series on exoplanets looks...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Researchers at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to convert...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Visitors to Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus had a close encounter with security guards earlier this month. But they weren't human security guards. In fact, if you passed one in the parking lot,...

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A chemical produced in the pancreas that prevented and even reversed Type 1 diabetes in mice had the same effect on human beta cells transplanted into mice, new research has found. GABA, or gamma-...