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Month: April 2017

April 28, 2017 3D Printed Buildings - Giant robotic 3D printers can rapidly construct whole buildings, and could build moon bases, remote research stations, and more.
April 27, 2017 Synthetic Mucus - Why are scientists trying to replicate mucus in the lab?
April 26, 2017 The Amino Acids of Life - How did the proteins forming life on earth come to be formed from just twenty of the the many possible amino acids available?
April 25, 2017 Dinosaur Proteins - Ancient dinosaur proteins could reveal how the Mesozoic creatures dealt with high carbon dioxide levels.
April 24, 2017 Star-Nosed Moles - What star-nosed moles reveal about the specialized mammalian brain.
April 21, 2017 Oxygen-Deprived Mole-rats - An odd-looking little mammal uses a trick from the plant kingdom to survive without oxygen.
April 20, 2017 Rapid Infection Detection - Scientists adapt a genetic engineering tool to the task of quickly diagnosing infections.
April 19, 2017 Complex Cholesterol - Researchers are using good cholesterol, or HDL, as a window into inflammation and disease.
April 18, 2017 Peak Randomness - Mathematically random behavior in humans peaks at the quarter-century mark.
April 17, 2017 Biased Artificial Intelligence - Computer scientists discover bias in artificial intelligence programs.
April 14, 2017 Nutrient Dust - Distant dust helps bring vital nutrients to mountain ecosystems.
April 13, 2017 Night Owl Genes - Some night owls may have a mutation that lengthens their circadian clock.
April 12, 2017 Memorable Smells - How does our brain associate certain smells with vivid memories?
April 11, 2017 Salty Lakes - Road salt is slowly turning many northern lakes and streams salty.
April 10, 2017 Long-Lasting Sunscreen - It’s annoying to have to reapply sunscreens throughout the day, and researchers are working on longer-lasting versions.
April 7, 2017 Shocking Eel Strategies - Electric eels use a series of elaborate electrical discharges to get their prey to come out of hiding.
April 6, 2017 Historical Smell Mismatch - The mismatch between the smells in the environment we evolved in and the one we live in today could impact our health.
April 5, 2017 Contact Lens Biosensor - Monitoring blood sugar and testing for cancer bio-markers with a contact lens.
April 4, 2017 Telomeres & Heart Disease - Medical researchers make strides in fighting a widespread heart condition.
April 3, 2017 Mobile Plastic Fuel - Mobile power reactors could turn plastic garbage into gasoline and diesel fuel.