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Study shows children have a moral sense at one year of age

Study shows children have a moral sense at one year of age

Physicians, philosophers, the clergy, and psychologists have argued about the inherent morality of humans for centuries. The arguments that continue today focus on the...
Scientists develop novel microscopic picoshell particles

Scientists develop novel microscopic picoshell particles

Production of high-energy fats by microalgae may provide a sustainable, renewable energy source that can help tackle climate change. However, microalgae engineered to produce...
Digestion discovered in animal with no organs

Digestion discovered in animal with no organs

Trichoplax adhaerens is the only known member of the Placozoa phylum that exists in the present day. The animal has no nerves, no organs,...
Scientists discover method to create upward water fountain in deep water

Scientists discover method to create upward water fountain in deep water

A pair of University of Houston engineers has discovered that they can create upward fountains in water by shining laser beams on the water’s...
Research: Bone growth inspired “microrobots” that can create their own bone

Research: Bone growth inspired “microrobots” that can create their own bone

Inspired by the growth of bones in the skeleton, researchers at the universities of Linköping in Sweden and Okayama in Japan have developed a...
New discoveries show Tibet was the source of Ice Age fauna

New discoveries show Tibet was the source of Ice Age fauna

The high altitude environments of the Tibetan Plateau and other regions of the Himalayan Mountains may have been the evolutionary proving ground for adaptation...
Research challenges evolutionary theory that DNA mutations are random

Research challenges evolutionary theory that DNA mutations are random

A simple roadside weed may hold the key to understanding and predicting DNA mutation, according to new research from University of California, Davis, and...
Researchers expand CRISPR-Cas9 genetic inheritance control in mammals

Researchers expand CRISPR-Cas9 genetic inheritance control in mammals

Nearly three years ago University of California San Diego researchers announced the world’s first CRISPR-Cas9 genetic editing-based approach to controlling inheritance in mammals. The 2019...
Scientists discover fossil of new species of pangolin in Europe

Scientists discover fossil of new species of pangolin in Europe

Deeper analysis of fossils from one of Eastern Europe’s most significant paleontological sites has led to the discovery of a new species of pangolin,...
Ancient jawbone has a lot to say about human-Neanderthal relations

Ancient jawbone has a lot to say about human-Neanderthal relations

While it has become well-known that all modern humans living outside of Africa all bear some traces of Neanderthal DNA, there has been little...

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