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Month: July 2017

July 31, 2017 Wet Adhesives - Scientists design an adhesive that works in wet conditions based on slug slime.
July 28, 2017 Buying Time - Can purchasing time-saving services make us happier?
July 27, 2017 Dams & Fish - Documenting the decline and return of Northeastern US fish migrations.
July 26, 2017 Arizona Monsoons - Climate change is making Arizona’s monsoons more severe.
July 25, 2017 Viral Armor - Scientists learn new tricks from a heat-loving virus.
July 24, 2017 Whale Diet & Genetics - A genetic difference between the two types of whales that could partially explain why some became so gigantic.
July 21, 2017 Salt & Sour Taste Receptors - Identifying receptors for salty and sour tastes could have a positive impact on health.
July 20, 2017 Gut Microbes & Longevity - Microbes living in our gut may influence how long we live.
July 19, 2017 Amphibian ARC - Scientists build a rescue “ark” to protect endangered frogs.
July 18, 2017 Photosynthetic Heart - Photosynthetic bacteria may keep heart tissue oxygenated after a heart attack.
July 17, 2017 Raven Planning - Ravens, like some great apes, plan ahead.
July 14, 2017 Fanged Furball - Paleontologists have discovered a tiny mammal from the age of the dinosaurs that sported tusks.
July 13, 2017 Artificial Dye Safety - Some people argue that food dyes are harmful to human health, but do decades of safety research back up these allegations?
July 12, 2017 Fighting Fungi - Scientists may learn how to deal with fungal disease by fighting a frog pandemic.
July 11, 2017 Blind Echolocation - Blind people who can echolocate use their brain’s visual center to do so.
July 10, 2017 Mosquito-Killing Fungi - Scorpion and spider genes boost a fungi’s mosquito-killing ability.
July 7, 2017 Neonics and Bees - New evidence that neonicotinoid pesticides are hurting bees.
July 6, 2017 Running Injury Acoustics - Scientists are measuring the acoustic properties of the shockwaves produced as our feet strike the ground as we run, helping to explain why so many runners get injured.
July 5, 2017 Chimpanzee Strength - Human muscle is adapted for endurance, rather than ape-like strength.
July 4, 2017 Roman Concrete - Ancient Roman concrete became stronger with exposure to seawater and time.
July 3, 2017 Drumming Cockatoos - Researchers discover that cockatoos use sticks and seed pods to drum out rhythms on tree limbs.