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Friday, 18 April 2014
Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of...
Friday, 18 April 2014
A University of Oxford spin-out, OxSyBio, will develop 3D printing techniques to produce tissue-like synthetic materials for wound healing and drug delivery. In the longer term the company aims to...
Friday, 18 April 2014
Within each strand of DNA lies the blueprint for building an organism, along with the keys to its evolution and survival. These genetic instructions can give valuable insight into why pathogens like...
Friday, 18 April 2014
What's one of your worst memories? How did it make you feel? According to psychologists, remembering the emotions felt during a negative personal experience, such as how sad you were or how...
Friday, 18 April 2014
A team of astronomers that includes Penn State scientists has discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone"—the distance from a star where liquid water might pool on...
Friday, 18 April 2014
All the particles we know to exist make up only about five per cent of the mass and energy of the universe. The rest – “Dark Matter” and “Dark Energy” – remains mysterious. A European collaboration...

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Six months off may not be long enough for the brains of football players to completely heal after a single season, putting them at even greater risk of head injury the next season. “I don’t want to...