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Month: July 2016

July 29, 2016 Targeting Aggressive Cancers - Using genetic fingerprinting to diagnose and treat an aggressive cancer.
July 28, 2016 Alzheimer’s & Exercise - Exercise may promote healthy communication between blood vessels and brain cells.
July 27, 2016 Death, Cannibalism, & Speciation - Microbes passed from generation to generation cause all male babies of an African butterfly to die, influencing evolution.
July 26, 2016 3D Genome - How our DNA’s shape is key to its function.
July 25, 2016 Humans & Honeyguides - African honeyhunters use a special call to get birds to lead them to the location of hives full of nutritious honey.
July 22, 2016 Rooting Out Pythons - An invasive python’s own social behaviors could be its undoing in Florida.
July 21, 2016 Sperm Whale Messages - The click-like sounds made by deep-diving sperm whales carry personally identifying information.
July 20, 2016 Ecstasy Research - Can studying how certain Schedule I drugs work lead to insights about brain function?
July 19, 2016 Tracking NYC’s Rats - Researchers are using modern technology to track the movement of rats around New York City.
July 18, 2016 Corals in Focus - Tiny seafloor organisms can have a big impact on the whole ecosystem. Now, researchers have designed a microscope that captures their interactions in their natural habitat.
July 15, 2016 Shocking Damaged Tissue - Sonic waves could accelerate healing of damaged muscle tissue.
July 14, 2016 Heat vs. Colds - Keeping warm may help protect us from catching colds.
July 13, 2016 Microalgae Digest Themselves - Plankton extend their survival by digesting their own internal constituents when nutrients become scarce.
July 12, 2016 Monkey Archaeology - Scientists find evidence of monkey tool use dating back seven centuries.
July 11, 2016 Sleeping Penguins - Just because they’re sleeping doesn’t mean penguins let down their guard.
July 8, 2016 Metal in Microwaves - If metal isn’t supposed to go in microwave ovens, why do some of them have metal racks?
July 7, 2016 Cold Organic Molecules - Scientists propose a chilly start to the molecules that form the basis of all life.
July 6, 2016 Treating Brain Injuries - Researchers are testing a new way to transport therapeutic drugs to the site of traumatic brain injuries.
July 5, 2016 Frigatebird Migration - Solar transmitters on ocean-going frigatebirds reveal how they keep aloft for months at a time.
July 4, 2016 Helium Reserves - A new discovery in Africa may ease concerns about a global helium shortage.
July 1, 2016 Wildlife Corridors - Wildlife corridors are needed to help organisms cope with climate change.