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›  Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria
Engineers have created a bacteria-filtering membrane using graphene oxide and bacterial nanocellulose. It's highly efficient, long-lasting and environmentally friendly -- and could provide clean water for those in need.
›  Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time
Researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of many kinds of molecules, including proteins linked to Alzheimer's and other diseases.
›  Smart microrobots that can adapt to their surroundings
Scientists have developed tiny elastic robots that can change shape depending on their surroundings. Modeled after bacteria and fully biocompatible, these robots optimize their movements so as to get to hard-to-reach areas of the human body. They stand to revolutionize targeted drug delivery.
›  Classic double-slit experiment in a new light
An international research group has developed a new X-ray spectroscopy method based on the classical double-slit experiment to gain new insights into the physical properties of solids.
›  Specific cognitive deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury
A multidisciplinary team of researchers has identified specific cognitive deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Their findings support the theory of accelerated aging after SCI, and have important implications for further research.
›  Green turtle: The success of the reintroduction program in Cayman Islands
The reintroduction program for the green turtle in the Cayman Islands has been crucial in order to recover this species, which are threatened by the effects of human overexploitation, according to the first genetic study of the green turtle's reintroduction program in this area of the Atlantic ocean.
›  Scientists discover natural fitness watch in fishes that records their activity levels
Scientists have shown for the first time that the energetic cost of living (the metabolic rate) of fish can be measured in structures that grow in their ears. This new tool can be used to show how fish are influenced by and adapt to changes in their environment, including climate change.
›  Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate
Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant planet and obtain the first precise determination of its rotation rate. The length of a day on Saturn, according to their calculations, is 10 hours 33 minutes and 38 seconds.
›  Does being bilingual make children more focused? Study says no
Bilingual children do not have more advantages than monolingual children when it comes to executive function, which includes remembering instructions, controlling responses, and shifting swiftly between tasks.
›  Air pollution increases ER visits for breathing problems
As levels of ozone and fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) rise, more patients end up in the ER with breathing problems, according to the largest US study of air pollution and respiratory emergency room visits of patients of all ages.
›  Placentas adapt when mothers have poor diets or low oxygen during pregnancy
Researchers have discovered the placenta regulates how much oxygen and nutrients it transports to babies during challenging pregnancies in the first study of its kind. The placenta is one of the least understood human organs and it is notoriously difficult to study. This new research focused on analyzing the placental mitochondria and it is hoped the new findings could lead to tests to determine whether a mother's placenta is functioning properly.
›  Synaptic logic for connections between two brain hemispheres
Researchers have developed a new combination of technologies that allows them to identify the functional properties of individual synapses that link the two hemispheres and determine how they are arranged within a neuron's dendritic field.
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School condemns Trump-supporting students who harassed Native American
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make A...
 
›  Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow
›  On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa
›  Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year
›  Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day
›  Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria
›  Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say
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Congo top court declares Tshisekedi winner of presidential poll
Congo's constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win on Sun...
 
›  Congo opposition candidate Fayulu declares himself president
›  Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror
›  UK's May wants Irish treaty to break Brexit impasse: paper
›  News photographer killed in Tripoli clashes
›  Northern Irish police report suspected car bomb in Londonderry
›  Clashes break out in France as 'yellow vests' stage latest protest
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Mickelson's key putts earn him two stroke lead over Hadwin
Phil Mickelson recaptured the lead with back-to-back birdies midway through the back nine ...
 
›  USWNT falls to France in friendly to open 2019
›  NFL notebook: Ravens, Harbaugh reportedly near extension
›  NBA notebook: Pelicans' Davis (finger) out two weeks
›  NFL fines Colts DL Autry, Rams CB Peters
›  Red Sox 'crystal clear' they want to keep Betts
›  Reports: Ravens, Harbaugh finalizing extension
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EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister
A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end...
 
›  EU must approve Siemens/Alstom deal, says French finance minister
›  Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
›  GM warns workers in Brazil on losses, tough turnaround plan
›  Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China
›  Qatar emir to attend Beirut's Arab economic summit
›  Supermarket retailer Casino to sell six stores to rival Leclerc
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Sony's RCA parts ways with R. Kelly after abuse uproar: media reports
R. Kelly has parted ways with his Sony Music-owned RCA record label, Billb...
 
›  Gladys Knight defends decision to sing U.S. anthem at Super Bowl
›  Catherine Deneuve to part with Saint Laurent gowns at auction
›  Netflix movie 'Bird Box' draws 80 million viewers; no data for 'Roma'
›  Luxury leader LVMH planning fashion brand with Rihanna: report
›  Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat
›  BritBox streaming service grows by catering to U.S. women over 45
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EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister
A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end...
 
›  Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others
›  Philippine financial service firm flags data breach affecting 900,000 clients
›  Tencent weighing bid for holding company behind Korea's Nexon: sources
›  Apple ordered to pull part of press release in Qualcomm case
›  Canada dismisses China's warning of repercussions over Huawei ban
›  U.S. regulators discuss fining Facebook for privacy violations: report
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›  Catherine Deneuve to part with Saint Laurent gowns at auction
›  Dior rolls out sashes and suits for men - on a conveyor belt
›  Pink is king at Berluti menswear show in Paris
›  Ten-year old Chilean teaches star gazing to classmates
›  Banksy 'snow' pollution mural sold for over $130,000
›  Vuitton stages New York thriller for Jackson-inspired menswear
       
 
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The Roads Can Be Like A Parking Lot Especially In The U.S.
  Traffic can add more time to your commute going to and from work, which causes you to allow more time for your commute. Despite advances in public transportation and ride sharing, expansion of ...


Mazda Blows Winter Driving Out Of The Way
Driving can be dangerous sometimes in the best conditions and winter can make it worse, unless your prepared. Take for example, Mazda?s MX-5 roadster, widely praised for its excellent, well balanced h...


Upgrading Safety Even In The Taillights
DETROIT ? Everyday car companies explore new ways to keep your family safe, and now they created upgrades to fix the lighting as well. Not only does today’s exterior lighting improve safety, des...


Do You Know Everything You Can About Your Car
Do you know what to do every time you step in the drivers seat, and what features are available to help make your driving experience better and easier? While automakers are spending billions of dollar...


Cyber Security, The First Thing To Be Fixed
Recently there have been multiple issues with connectivity when it comes to hackers and safety, so before it is available to the masses it must be protected as well. Connectedvehicleshold tremendous...




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Is The Start- Stop Technology Better for Us As It Is The Economy
With the concern of global warming looming over us everyday, car companies are pulling together ideas to help, but are they better? Dr. Keith Tao, a radiologist in Danville, Calif., owns three late-mo...


Studies Say Pedestrians Are Now At More Of A Risk
Just because you are walking to your destination does not mean you can be less aware of danger. The death toll of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes is projected to spike about 10% in 2015 compared...


Car Companies Take One More Step Forward On The Road Electric Vehicles
LAS VEGAS? With the decline in the availability of oil, electric and hybrid cars will become more important. Although sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have struggled, automakers are charging ahea...


Where?s The Fun When Your Car Drives For You?
Most people have some fun memories of a road trip, or a stretch of rad they enjoyed driving on, but what happens when you don?t have that opportunity anymore because the car drives for you, will it st...


What You Need To Know To Leave The Action With A Car At the End Of The Day
When you need to buy a car do you search online through search engines, visit car companies or talk to friends? Another possible way for you to purchase a car is through an auction. You wouldn?t know ...




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