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Research: Scientists create 3D-printed nasal swab for Coronavirus testing

Photo: 3D printed swabs. view more  Credit Image: Radiological Society of North America OAK BROOK,...

Archaeology: Early big-game hunters of the americas were female, scientists suggest

Photo: Illustration of female hunter depicting hunters who may have appeared in the Andes 9,000 years ago. view more  Credit...

Biology: Growing risks of STIs in over-45s

Photo: SHIFT project revealed negative attitudes and limited knowledge towards the over-45s sexual health needs. view more  Credit Image: University...

Study: Using strain to control oxynitride properties (TDnews)

Photo: Researchers found a way to create and control the direction and periodicity of the oxygen-vacancy layers in oxynitride crystals at a temperature as low as 600°C. ...

Climate Change: Breaking the ice on melting and freezing

Photo: Visualization of the coupling dynamics of the ice layer and the turbulent convective motions in the water layer. 3D simulation for the bottom surface at 8oC and top...

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Offbeat: Universal features of music around the world —

Is music really a "universal language"? Two articles in the most recent issue of Science support the idea that music all around the globe shares important commonalities, despite many differences. Researchers led by Samuel Mehr at Harvard University have undertaken a large-scale analysis...

Offbeat: The difference between an expert’s brain and a novice’s —

When mice learn to do a new task, their brain activities change over time as they advance from 'novice' to 'expert.' The changes are reflected in the wiring of cell circuits and activities of neurons. Using a two-photon imaging microscope and a wealth of...

Offbeat: Data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive ‘hyper-palatable’ foods —

A popular U.S. brand of potato chips once promoted itself with the slogan, "betcha can't eat just one!" Maybe that's because potato chips, like so many foods in the American diet, can pack a mix of ingredients apt to light up people's brain-reward neural...