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Month: July 2018

July 31, 2018 Prettier Produce - With the help of gene editing, fruits and vegetables may soon become prettier and more delicious.
July 30, 2018 Bees & Elephants - Bee alarm pheromones act as an effective elephant repellent.
July 27, 2018 Hot Flashes - Scientists explore the brain cells responsible for hot flashes.
July 26, 2018 Polluted Parks - National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.
July 25, 2018 Dogs & Human Emotions - Our shared history has shaped how dogs respond to our emotions
July 24, 2018 The Meghalayan Age - Geologists designate a new age for modern times.
July 23, 2018 Horse Snorts - Horses snort when they’re content.
July 20, 2018 Smart Houseplants - Could genetically engineered houseplants protect our homes?
July 19, 2018 Resilient Salamanders - New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.
July 18, 2018 Ticks By Mail - Scientists ask volunteers to share their ticks.
July 17, 2018 Cancer vs. Cancer - Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.
July 16, 2018 Lost Whales - Whales used the Mediterranean as breeding grounds during ancient Roman times.
July 13, 2018 Drumming Cockatoos - Researchers discover that cockatoos use sticks and seed pods to drum out rhythms on tree limbs.
July 12, 2018 Tracking Kissing Bugs - Miniature transmitters help scientists track a blood-sucking pest.
July 11, 2018 Spider Ballooning - Spiders sail through the air on electrical currents.
July 10, 2018 Lego Nerve Gas Detector - Chemists design a mobile, affordable nerve gas detector out of Lego bricks.
July 9, 2018 Orangutan Resilience - Orangutans may be more resilient to human disturbance than once thought.
July 6, 2018 North American Dogs - What happened to ancient American dogs, and where did they come from in the first place?
July 5, 2018 Moral Stimulation - Electricity may charge up our moral character.
July 4, 2018 Oral Insecticides - An oral pesticide could turn the tables on biting insects.
July 3, 2018 Microbial Protein Feed - Could microorganisms be the key to producing more sustainable protein for the growing human population?
July 2, 2018 Lifespan Limits - When it comes to lifespan, do humans have a fixed finish line?