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Charitable Donation Discrepancies: Why Are Some Countries More Generous Than Others?

When it comes to charitable giving, some countries open their collective wallets more than others. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research , people who live in countries that promote equality in power and wealth are more likely ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 47 mins ago]
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Predicting Bioavailable Cadmium Levels In Soils

New Zealand's pastoral landscapes are some of the loveliest in the world, but they also contain a hidden threat. Many of the country's pasture soils have become enriched in cadmium. Grasses take up this toxic heavy metal, which is then eaten by the cattle ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
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Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency And Cognition Relationship

WINSTON-SALEM – April 15, 2014 – Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive impairment are common in older adults, but there isn't a lot of conclusive research into whether there's a relationship between the two. A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
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How Pathogenic E. Coli O157:H7 Binds To Fresh Vegetables

Food-poisoning outbreaks linked to Escherichia coli are often associated with tainted meat products but up to 30% of these are caused by people eating contaminated vegetables, and that has risen with the popularity of the organic process, as was seen ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 1 hour ago]
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After The Blood Moon: Do Some Post-Apocalypse Science

Since the Blood Moon - whatever that is, it sounds Biblical - was last night, and it spells the beginning of our doom, according to a guy trying to sell some books, it's time to start prepping for the days of ultimate holy war. That means no more Southern ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 8 hours ago]
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Antibiotics Improve Health Of Children In Developing Countries

Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, according to a literature review in the British Medical Journal. Malnutrition in early childhood, reflected in poor growth, is the cause of nearly ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 4 hours ago]
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CHRONO: The Missing Piece In The Mammalian Circadian Clock Puzzle

All organisms, from mammals to fungi, have daily cycles controlled by a tightly regulated internal clock called the circadian clock. The circadian clock is influenced by exposure to light and dictates the wake-sleep cycle. At the cellular level, the ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 6 hours ago]
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Antifungal Drug Amphotericin: Potent, Puzzling And Now Less Toxic To Humans

Invasive fungal infections kill about 1.5 million people in 3 million cases each year, more than are killed by malaria or tuberculosis. That half of the patients who enter a hospital with an invasive fungal infection in their blood die anyway makes it ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 5 hours ago]
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Ménière's Disease: New Insight Into Rare Inner Ear Condition

Ménière's Disease is a rare condition affecting the inner ear.  It can cause tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo attacks and a feeling of pressure deep within the ear and is a long term but non-fatal illness, making it low profile in scientific community. ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 5 hours ago]
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In Deaf People, The Language They Learned As Kids Affected Brain Structure

People who are deaf and those with hearing differ in brain anatomy, no surprise in that. But studies of individuals who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) from birth aren't telling the whole science story. 95 percent of the deaf population ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 6 hours ago]
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Rock Paper Scissors - How Biological Mutation Wins

Without knowing it, organisms search for the next “winning” strategy in evolution. Mutation plays a key role in the evolution of new, and sometimes successful, traits. It's a lot like rock-paper-scissors - roshambo.(1) read more ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 7 hours ago]
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Pollution Ghettos? Study Finds Minority Neighborhoods Have Worse Air Than White Ones

A study by has determined that, on average nationally, minorities are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) outdoor air pollution compared to white people.Nitrogen dioxide comes from sources like vehicle exhaust and power plants. ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 8 hours ago]

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"Our research examines whether cultural values can explain the different levels of charitable giving between different countries" write authors Karen Page Winterich (Pennsylvania State University) and Yinlong Zhang (University of Texas San Antonio)
"They can smell but they can't distinguish between chemical cues" Dixson said
...It is only recently that scientists have begun to understand the physiological processes underlying hereditary trauma. "There are diseases such as bipolar disorder, that run in families but can't be traced back to a particular gene" , explains Isabelle Mansuy, professor at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich...
...we're throwing a big net," said Jan Schroers, senior author of the research, which was published online April 13 in the journal Nature Materials . "This should dramatically hasten the discovery of BMGs and new uses for them."

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Predicting Bioavailable Cadmium Levels In Soils [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency And Cogniti... [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
How Pathogenic E. Coli O157:H7 Binds To Fresh V... [Published Scientific Blogging - 1 hour ago]
Antibiotics Improve Health Of Children In Devel... [Published Scientific Blogging - 4 hours ago]
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Ménière's Disease: New Insight Into Rare Inner ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 5 hours ago]
In Deaf People, The Language They Learned As Ki... [Published Scientific Blogging - 6 hours ago]
CHRONO: The Missing Piece In The Mammalian Circ... [Published Scientific Blogging - 6 hours ago]
Rock Paper Scissors - How Biological Mutation Wins [Published Scientific Blogging - 7 hours ago]
Pollution Ghettos? Study Finds Minority Neighbo... [Published Scientific Blogging - 8 hours ago]
After The Blood Moon: Do Some Post-Apocalypse S... [Published Scientific Blogging - 8 hours ago]
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Charitable Donation Discrepancies: Why Are Some... [Published Scientific Blogging - 47 mins ago]
When it comes to charitable giving, some countries open their collective wallets more than others. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research , people who live in countries that promote equality in power and wealth are more likely ...
Predicting Bioavailable Cadmium Levels In Soils [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
New Zealand's pastoral landscapes are some of the loveliest in the world, but they also contain a hidden threat. Many of the country's pasture soils have become enriched in cadmium. Grasses take up this toxic heavy metal, which is then eaten by the cattle ...
Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency And Cogniti... [Published Scientific Blogging - 48 mins ago]
WINSTON-SALEM – April 15, 2014 – Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive impairment are common in older adults, but there isn't a lot of conclusive research into whether there's a relationship between the two. A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
How Pathogenic E. Coli O157:H7 Binds To Fresh V... [Published Scientific Blogging - 1 hour ago]
Food-poisoning outbreaks linked to Escherichia coli are often associated with tainted meat products but up to 30% of these are caused by people eating contaminated vegetables, and that has risen with the popularity of the organic process, as was seen ...
Antibiotics Improve Health Of Children In Devel... [Published Scientific Blogging - 4 hours ago]
Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, according to a literature review in the British Medical Journal. Malnutrition in early childhood, reflected in poor growth, is the cause of nearly ...
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