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Slower walkers have older brains

Slower walkers have older brains

Retrospective analysis shows the slower walkers could have been identified at age 3.
Right whale mothers whisper to their babies to protect them

Right whale mothers whisper to their babies to protect them

As new moms, North Atlantic right whales tone down their underwater vocalizations and “whisper” to their young calves to avoid attracting predators.
Image: Joseph Tepper

New insight into the world’s deepest-diving mammal

Recent research that focused on Cuvier's beaked whales has aid marine biologists to know more about the world's deepest-diving mammal. Scientists found that the...
Teens who self-harm more likely to commit violent crime

Teens who self-harm more likely to commit violent crime

Teens who self harm themselves for more than three times- are more likely to commit a violent crime, suggests a new study. Such teens- dual...
cancer cells, Sound waves could provide liquid biopsies

Sound waves could provide liquid biopsies

Circling tumor cells (CTCs) are little pieces of a tumor that split away and flow through the bloodstream. They contain an abundance of data...
groundwater

Study: Uranium spoiling groundwater in Rajasthan

India extracts more than a third of worldwide groundwater resources and more than 90% of this is being used for irrigation. Long-term exposure to...
New FARACAS method allows scientists to conduct rapid analysis of N2 fixation in the ocean. (Regina Barnhill)

Novel method to measure N2 fixation in the ocean

Current methods for quantifying N2 fixation in the ocean are time-consuming and laborious that involves discrete sample collection at sea, incubation, and analysis at...
Senegalese gold miners process their ore to extract gold

Gold mines in senegal create high mercury contamination

A Duke University drove think about has discovered hazardous large amounts of mercury and its more dangerous substance cousin, methylmercury, in soils, residue and waterways...
Laser evaporation technology to demonstrate new solar materials

Laser evaporation technology to demonstrate new solar materials

Materials researchers at Duke University have built up a technique to make half breed thin-film materials that would somehow be troublesome or difficult to...

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