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Government scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown that could ruin studies

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The nation's premier medical research institute is in "a scramble" to prepare for a partial government shutdown that could ruin costly experiments and leave sick patients unable to enter cutting-edge studies, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.
Fauci stressed that...

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Long-term warming trend continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

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Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, globally averaged temperatures in 2017 were 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.90 degrees Celsius) warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean, according to scientists.

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Prospective birth control pill for men has its origin in an arrow poison

Added: 18.01.2018 17:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. It's based on ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.

Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

Added: 18.01.2018 14:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.

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Using electricity to switch magnetism

Added: 18.01.2018 12:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists have managed to use electrical fields to control the magnetic oscillations of certain ferrous materials. This has opened up huge potential for computer technology applications, as data is currently transferred in the form of electrical signals but stored magnetically.

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Cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis identified

Added: 18.01.2018 12:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Medical scientists identified a cellular mechanism causing inflammatory changes in regulatory T cells that can lead to severe viral hepatitis. Research on this mechanism will help further understand the nature of various inflammatory diseases and lead to the development of relevant clinical treatments.

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Release of ancient methane due to changing climate kept in check by ocean waters

Added: 18.01.2018 12:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane. But methane only acts as a greenhouse gas if and when it reaches the atmosphere. Environmental scientists recently set out to discover whether or not this ancient-sourced methane, which is released due to warming ocean waters, survives the journey from the seafloor and reaches the atmosphere.

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Prospective birth control pill for men has its origin in an arrow poison

Added: 18.01.2018 12:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. It's based on ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.

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