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Commercial trips to the moon

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Posted 4 years, 3 months ago at 1:39 pm.

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Cat naps can improve memory fuctions

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Posted 4 years, 3 months ago at 2:21 pm.

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Allergy issues increased due to climate change

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Pharmaceuticals in our drinking water

by Kate Good & Dan Contant

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Posted 4 years, 3 months ago at 1:57 pm.

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Sinking down to the summit

By Marci Wills, May 2, 2010 Scientists like to categorize life on Earth into “biomes”. This is just a fancy name for regions characterized by similar biological and physical characteristics. For example, rain forests, temperate forests, savannas and deserts are some of the most well known and explored biomes. Little is known however, about many […]

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Posted 4 years, 3 months ago at 3:13 am.

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Exercist Therapy: A Natural Anti-Depressant

By Abby Larson Have you ever felt sad or stressed, laced up your running shoes and went on a run to find yourself feeling happier once you got back?  Anti-depressants might not be the best treatment for depression and anxiety, conditions that many Americans take drugs for.  Psychology Professors Smits and Otto from Southern Methodist […]

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Posted 4 years, 4 months ago at 1:40 am.

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Space is big, time is bunk

By Victor Allegretti Douglas Adams once wrote, “There is a theory which states that if ever for any reason anyone discovers what exactly the Universe is for and why it is here it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another that states that this has already happened.” […]

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Posted 4 years, 4 months ago at 3:11 am.

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Walking source of Biodiesel

By Amy Woolf Biodiesel is no longer just made from plant resources. Scientists in Nevada have found a new way to make biodiesel out of chicken feather meal. This advancement could take some of the resource competition out of the biodiesel industry. Currently, most biodiesel is made from soy and vegetable oil, which is also […]

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Posted 4 years, 4 months ago at 1:02 am.

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Icelandic volcanoes spew Hydrofluoric acid… just one more reason why living on Earth is sometimes difficult.

By Marci Wills, April 18th, 2010 It seems that Earth is especially determined to show off its tricks this year. The ongoing eruption of Eyjafjallajokull (how do you pronounce that?) volcano in Iceland this week serves as yet another powerful reminder that we must organize our lives around the unpredictable workings of our planet. The […]

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Posted 4 years, 4 months ago at 6:00 am.

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Brain shock therapy that actually works!

Justin Williams ’13 Just today, April 18th, 2010, researchers from various universities (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Tufts University, and The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign) published that they have developed a new and improved way to implant electrodes into the brain in order to monitor and react to different patterns of brain activity. As of […]

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Posted 4 years, 4 months ago at 1:32 am.

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