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  1. Blind lead the way in brave new world of tactile technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Science Daily

    Imagine feeling a slimy jellyfish, a prickly cactus or map directions on your iPad Mini retina display, because that's where tactile technology is headed.

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  2. Up in flames: Evidence confirms combustion theoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Science Daily

    Researchers have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid particles like soot and other carbon-based compounds.

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  3. Gas-charged fluids creating seismicity associated with a Louisiana sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    In August 2012, the emergence of a very large sinkhole at the Napoleonville Salt Dome in Louisiana offered scientists the opportunity to detect, locate and analyze a rich sequence of 62 seismic events that occurred one day prior to its discovery.

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  4. With climate change, heat more than natural disasters will drive people awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    Increases in the average yearly temperature took a detrimental toll on people's economic well-being and resulted in permanent migrations, whereas natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes had a much smaller to nonexistent impact on permanent relocations.

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  5. Alzheimer's linked to brain hyperactivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    The precise molecular mechanism that may trigger elevated neuronal activity in Alzheimer's patients has been pinpointed by researchers.

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  6. 'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Science Daily

    It is the latest target for development as a potential treatment for age-related muscle wasting.

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  7. Young researcher discovers source of disco clams' light showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Science Daily

    The disco clam was named for the rhythmic, pulsing light that ripples along the lips of its mantle.

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  8. 'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Science Daily

    It is the latest target for development as a potential treatment for age-related muscle wasting.

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  9. The games genes play: Algorithm helps explain sex in evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Computer theorists have identified an algorithm to describe the strategy used by genes during sexual recombination.

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  10. Your genes affect your betting behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    People playing competitive games like betting engage two main areas of the brain: the medial prefrontal cortex and the striatum.

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  11. Early childhood stimulation intervention in Jamaica yields better pay in adulthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Science Daily

    Early childhood development programs are particularly important for disadvantaged children in Jamaica and can greatly impact an individual's ability to earn more money as an adult, new research finds.

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  12. Early childhood programs yield long-term gains for children in developing nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Science Daily

    Early childhood programs that have been shown to give significant, long-term cognitive and economic benefits to children in the United States, also can greatly benefit children in developing nations, a study finds.

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  13. Surprisingly strong magnetic fields can match black holes' pull:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Science Daily

    A new study of supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies has found magnetic fields play an impressive role in the systems' dynamics.

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  14. Surprisingly strong magnetic fields can match black holes' pull:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Science Daily

    A new study of supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies has found magnetic fields play an impressive role in the systems' dynamics.

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  15. Auto exhaust linked to thickening of arteries, possible increased risk of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2010 | Science Daily

    Swiss, California and Spanish researchers have found that particulates from auto exhaust can lead to the thickening of artery walls, possibly increasing chances of a heart attack and stroke.

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  16. Early childhood stimulation intervention in Jamaica yields better pay in adulthoodRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Science Daily

    Early childhood development programs are particularly important for disadvantaged children in Jamaica and can greatly impact an individual's ability to earn more money as an adult, new research finds.

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  17. From separation to transformation: Metal-organic framework shows new talentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Science Daily

    Measurements show why a material already known to be good at separating components of natural gas also can do something trickier: help convert one chemical to another, a process called catalysis.

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  18. Redwood trees reveal history of west coast rain, fog, ocean conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2013 | Science Daily

    Many people use tree ring records to see into the past. But redwoods -- the iconic trees that are the world's tallest living things -- have so far proven too erratic in their growth patterns to help with reconstructing historic climate.

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  19. Got calcium? Mineral is key to restoring acid rain-damaged forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2013 | Science Daily

    Scientists have reversed the decline of a New Hampshire watershed by gradually adding calcium back into the soil over 15 years.

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  20. How Brazilian cattle ranching policies can reduce deforestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Science Daily

    There is a higher cost to steaks and hamburgers than what is reflected on the price tags at grocery stores and restaurants.

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