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What is happening with today’s nutrition research?

The sugar industry paid off scientists in the 1960s. What about nutrition research today? ResearchGate spoke with the chief scientific adviser......

Clearing the air of atmospheric pollution

Atmospheric pollution is a given in South Africa’s industrial heartland, the Vaal Triangle. An innovative project that leverages Big Data and the Internet of Things...

Tiangong-1 space station is falling back to Earth

Chinese officials appear to have confirmed what many observers have long suspected: that China is no longer in control of its space station, the Tiangong-1....

New single-dose malaria treatment

A new single-dose malaria treatment could save 500,000 lives and help 200 million people. A study published recently in Nature identifies new compounds to fight...

Psittacosaurus: the most accurate dinosaur replica ever made

Scientists used laser imaging to discover what the Psittacosaurus dinosaur looked like, uncovering details about its habitat in the process....

Biofuel takes off

Biofuel takes off

Air travel is predicted to treble in the next two decades. We will need nearly 40 000 new commercial aircraft and aviation biofuel....

Scientists disprove three-second rule

Your chocolate tumbles to the ground, you yell "three-second rule!" and eat it. But researchers have found bacteria can contaminate food instantaneously....

Tasmanian devils evolve facial cancer resistance

Facing extinction, the Tasmanian devils have fought back against a transmissible facial cancer that has devastated their populations....

Astronomers find strange signal from less than 100 light-years

A strange signal coming from a star less than 100 light-years away has been observed by astronomers in Russia....

Luigi the poop robot records what you ingest

Researchers from the MIT Underworlds program have created a robot named Luigi that can plunge the stinky depths of sewers to collect poop samples....

AS-202 computer core rope memory modules (parts 1 & 2)

A local man shows the recovered core rope memory modules from the AS-202 spacecraft - the second unmanned suborbital test flight....

Researchers to print alien rocks with 3D-printers

Rocks from other planets could soon be at scientists’ fingertips, instead of sitting in a collaborator’s lab halfway around the world or on another planet....

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