Environment

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Gut is organized by function, and opportunities for better drug design

Gut is organized by function, and opportunities for better...

New findings provide insights about how the intestine maximizes nutrient uptake,...

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Drug-resistant infections: If you can't beat 'em, starve 'em, scientists find

Drug-resistant infections: If you can't beat 'em, starve...

To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened...

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When macrophages are deprived of oxygen

When macrophages are deprived of oxygen

Infected tissue has a low concentration of oxygen. The body's standard immune mechanisms,...

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Live fast, die young: Study shows tiny fishes fuel coral reefs

Live fast, die young: Study shows tiny fishes fuel coral...

Scientists have long sought to understand how coral reefs support such an abundance...

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On Mars, sands shift to a different drum

On Mars, sands shift to a different drum

In the most detailed analysis of how sands move around on Mars, a team of planetary...

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Conservation goals compete at the expense of biodiversity

Conservation goals compete at the expense of biodiversity

With an ever-growing list of threats facing biodiversity on multiple scales, conservationists...

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Seeing inside superfog

Seeing inside superfog

High humidity and plant moisture combine with cold air and smoke from burning vegetation...

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Plant stem cells require low oxygen levels

Plant stem cells require low oxygen levels

New research reveals that low oxygen is required for proper development of plants....

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Key insight into solar material's soaring efficiency

Key insight into solar material's soaring efficiency

Researchers have reported a key breakthrough in how the performance of cadmium telluride...

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Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production...

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed. A...