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Guilty: scientists faked study on micro-beads' effects on fish

Guilty: scientists faked study on micro-beads' effects on fish

Swedish scientists, Peter Eklöv and Dr. Oona Lönnstedt, were found guilty of  "misconduct in research" in a study that they ...

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Startling giant penguin found in New Zealand

Startling giant penguin found in New Zealand

Researchers from Germany and New Zealand worked together in a discovery that has rocked the world for ornithologists and paleontologists. Dr. Gerald ...

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Mothers more likely kidnappers than fathers

Mothers more likely kidnappers than fathers

According to a new study, more children are abducted by female relatives than previously thought. Children are abducted every day in the United State ...

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Why conservative Republicans get more media coverage than others

Why conservative Republicans get more media coverage than others

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Nutritional supplements may allay hereditary deafness

Nutritional supplements may allay hereditary deafness

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A single patriarch is father to half of modern European men

A single patriarch is father to half of modern European men

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Possible conflict of interest at Univ. New Mexico over human body parts

Possible conflict of interest at Univ. New Mexico over human body parts

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RIP: Robert Wolfe, history's gain and loss

RIP: Robert Wolfe, history's gain and loss

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Michigan gives wood turtles a head-start in biological race

Michigan gives wood turtles a head-start in biological race

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New evidence shows Native Americans' origins are older than previously thought

New evidence shows Native Americans' origins are older than previously thought

The new evidence shows that pre-Columbian American Indians had European ancestors.

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Wind turbines are giant killers of bats

Wind turbines are giant killers of bats

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University of Michigan seeks to prevent farmers' hearing loss

University of Michigan seeks to prevent farmers' hearing loss

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Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

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Phase II in ALS clinical trial using cell line from aborted babies

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Internet & social media encourages segregation and isolation

Internet & social media encourages segregation and isolation

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Unchecked antibiotic use fuels resistant genes

Unchecked antibiotic use fuels resistant genes

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Unprecedented melting of Andean glaciers due to climate change

Unprecedented melting of Andean glaciers due to climate change

The high mountain water source for millions of people in South America is now in question.

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Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

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Ancient Guatemalans were innovative in water conservation

Ancient Guatemalans were innovative in water conservation

The largest Mayan dam in Central America was found at the Tikal site, where 80,000 people lived in the rainforest approximately 2000 years ago.

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Promise shown in HIV/AIDS resistant substance in olive trees

Promise shown in HIV/AIDS resistant substance in olive trees

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Women and men respond differently to fitness appeals

Women and men respond differently to fitness appeals

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Americans appear bullish about US economy

Americans appear bullish about US economy

High consumer confidence could translate into bullish growth for manufacturers and retailers. Confidence in the government's economic policies remains low.

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Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

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Ancient trees show that wildfires in U.S. southwest are unusual

Ancient trees show that wildfires in U.S. southwest are unusual

A study of more than 1,500 years of tree-ring data and hundreds of years of fire-scar records were gathered from Ponderosa pine forests in a study.

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Satellites guide the way to eliminating deadly Tsetse flies

Satellites guide the way to eliminating deadly Tsetse flies

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Michigan builds artificial reefs to preserve native fish species

Michigan builds artificial reefs to preserve native fish species

Responding to the threat posed to the Great Lakes by non-native fish, Big 10 rivals University of Michigan and Michigan State are joining forces to create breeding grounds for native fish such as sturgeon and walleye.

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Ancient American ball game was a life or death proposition

Ancient American ball game was a life or death proposition

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Assisted reproduction shows higher rates of birth defects

Assisted reproduction shows higher rates of birth defects

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Promiscuous queen bees keep their families happy

Promiscuous queen bees keep their families happy

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Just one youth football tackle is dangerous

Just one youth football tackle is dangerous

Research shows that high school football players average 650 hits each.

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First Homer encyclopedia brings epic poetry and ancient Greece to life

First Homer encyclopedia brings epic poetry and ancient Greece to life

Tel Aviv University researcher sheds light on Homer's reception in the Western, Jewish and Arabic worlds.

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Ugly fish: Undersea natural arms race inspires creeping crinoids

Ugly fish: Undersea natural arms race inspires creeping crinoids

Besieged by mobile carnivorous sea urchins, the formerly sedentary crinoids have also become mobile, over millions of years. It is move, or be eaten.

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CDC shows that autism is more prevalent than previously thought

CDC shows that autism is more prevalent than previously thought

CDC estimates 1 in 88 U.S. children have autism spectrum disorder. The largest increases of reports of autism were among Hispanics and black Americans.

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Prehistoric giant mammals in Ohio show signs of human activity more than 13,000 years ago

Prehistoric giant mammals in Ohio show signs of human activity more than 13,000 years ago

Incisions made on the bones of prehistoric giant sloths show that human beings were living in Ohio much earlier than previously thought.

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The hidden agenda in EU funding for human embryo research

The hidden agenda in EU funding for human embryo research

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Fossil fuels contribute substantially to organic carbon in Alaskan glaciers

Fossil fuels contribute substantially to organic carbon in Alaskan glaciers

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U-Michigan embryonic stemcell line goes on national registry

Produced at the University of Michigan's Taubman Institute, the human embryonic stemcell line are now available for federally-funded research.

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The universe withholds the mystery of magnetism

The universe withholds the mystery of magnetism

Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Michigan used pulsed lasers to try and understand how magnetism came about.

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Susan B. Komen foundation crumples under pro-abortion pressure

Susan B. Komen foundation crumples under pro-abortion pressure

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First plants caused ice ages

First plants caused ice ages

Arrival of plants on earth triggered a series of devastating ice ages.

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Average U.S. fuel economy drops

Average U.S. fuel economy drops

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Michigan 'flume room' mimics streams to study environmental change

Michigan 'flume room' mimics streams to study environmental change

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Mediterranean diet mitigates pancreatitis

Mediterranean diet mitigates pancreatitis

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Hearing loss is greatest in leisure activities

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Slimy mollusks may aid in human memory

Slimy mollusks may aid in human memory

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Breakthrough paint-on solar cells developed at Notre Dame University

Breakthrough paint-on solar cells developed at Notre Dame University

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Test-tube testicles offer relief for infertility

Test-tube testicles offer relief for infertility

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Michigan maple trees endangered by acid rain

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Giving more may actually amount to giving less

Giving more may actually amount to giving less

The value of a gift is in the eye of the beholder.

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Michigan scientist turns poo into energy

Michigan scientist turns poo into energy

Michigan scientist Wei Liao is developing a portable wastewater treatment system that generates electricity and produces drinking water.

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Would you kill one person to save five?

Would you kill one person to save five?

Michigan State University students faced a moral dilemma in a psychological experiment led by researcher Carlos David Navarrete.

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Atmosphere at the dawn of time revealed

Atmosphere at the dawn of time revealed

Just 500 million years ago, Earth was not a methane-choked wasteland but very similar to today's atmosphere.

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Spectacular magnetic pole reversal coming soon

Spectacular magnetic pole reversal coming soon

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Perfect black coating reveals possibilities for astronomy and military

Perfect black coating reveals possibilities for astronomy and military

Thinner than a sheet of paper, it absorbs 99.9 percent of light that strikes it. Harry Potter could not do better, even with his invisibility cloak.

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Ugly Fish of the Day: deepsea barreleye

Ugly Fish of the Day: deepsea barreleye

It thinks with a clear head, and then snatches food from its competitors.

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The secrets of dark matter revealed

The secrets of dark matter revealed

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New material is nearly as light as air

New material is nearly as light as air

The new metal, developed at UC-Irvine with assist from DARPA, is 99.9 percent air. Applications for nano-technology, batteries, and defense envisioned.

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NASA Mars mission takes along a nuclear device

NASA Mars mission takes along a nuclear device

Reliable nuclear device to heat, power Mars Science Lab.

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Michigan scientist sent to Siberia for studies

Michigan scientist sent to Siberia for studies

Dr Elena Litchman will lead researchers to study adaptations organisms show in the changing environment of Lake Baikal.

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Adult stem cell research shows great promise

Adult stem cell research shows great promise

At a conference held in Rome, scientists, religious figures, ethicists and others are gathering to discuss how to increase public awareness of adult stemcell treatments.

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Ugly Fish of the Day: Brown Eelpout

Ugly Fish of the Day: Brown Eelpout

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