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Genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children

Genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children

A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children,...

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Geoscientists discover mechanisms controlling Greenland ice sheet collapse

Geoscientists discover mechanisms controlling Greenland...

New radar technology allowed geoscientists to look at Greenland's dynamic ice-ocean...

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SIRT6 over-expression may prevent progression of diabetes, study finds

SIRT6 over-expression may prevent progression of diabetes,...

A new animal study explores an alternative sirtuin-based therapy to block the development...

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'Crystal clocks' used to time magma storage before volcanic eruptions

'Crystal clocks' used to time magma storage before volcanic...

The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earth's crust for as long...

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Strong storms also play big role in Antarctic ice shelf collapse

Strong storms also play big role in Antarctic ice shelf...

Warming temperatures and changes in ocean circulation and salinity are driving the...

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How low oxygen builds a bigger, stronger alligator heart

How low oxygen builds a bigger, stronger alligator heart

Researchers are beginning to understand why some alligators develop stronger hearts...

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Low doses of radiation promote cancer-capable cells

Low doses of radiation promote cancer-capable cells

New research finds that low doses of radiation equivalent to three CT scans, which...

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Scientists discover how mosquito brains integrate diverse sensory cues to find a host

Scientists discover how mosquito brains integrate diverse...

A team has discovered how the female mosquito brain integrates visual and olfactory...

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Tornadoes, windstorms pave way for lasting plant invasions

Tornadoes, windstorms pave way for lasting plant invasions

When tornadoes touch down, we brace for news of property damage, injuries, and loss...

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Genetic control for major agricultural weeds?

Genetic control for major agricultural weeds?

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply...