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Erupting Hawaii volcano spurs warning for people to prepare

Waves of orange, glowing lava and smoky ash belched and sputtered Monday from the world's largest active volcano in its first eruption in 38 years, and officials told people living on Hawaii's Big Island to be ready in the event of a worst-case scena.....»»

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Tablet-based vaccine prevents urinary tract infections in mice

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a tablet-based vaccine for urinary tract infections (UTIs) that rapidly dissolves when placed under the tongue. The new treatment could offer an easy and practical alternative to high-dose, oral.....»»

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Foodbanks evolving to survive cost of living crisis, experts find

The traditional model of foodbanks is evolving to become more sustainable as charities and organizations report unprecedented demand and fewer donations in the face of the national cost of living crisis......»»

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Long-standing genomic mystery about the origins of introns explained in new study

One of the most long-standing, fundamental mysteries of biology surrounds the poorly understood origins of introns. Introns are segments of noncoding DNA that must be removed from the genetic code before it is translated in the process of making prot.....»»

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Mangroves: Environmental guardians of our coastline

They are the salt-tolerant shrubs that thrive in the toughest of conditions, but according to new UniSA research, mangroves are also avid coastal protectors, capable of surviving in heavy metal contaminated environments......»»

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Drying California lake to get $250M in US drought funding

The federal government said Monday it will spend $250 million over four years on environmental cleanup and restoration work around a drying Southern California lake that's fed by the depleted Colorado River......»»

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World"s largest volcano erupts in Hawaii

The world's largest active volcano burst into life for the first time in 40 years, spewing lava and hot ash Monday in a spectacular display of nature's fury by Mauna Loa in Hawaii......»»

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Great Barrier Reef risks "in danger" World Heritage listing

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of "in danger" World Heritage sites, according to UN experts who warned the fading wonder has been "significantly impacted" by climate change......»»

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Explainable AI-based physical theory for advanced materials design

Microscopic materials analysis is essential to achieve desirable performance in next-generation nanoelectronic devices, such as low power consumption and high speeds. However, the magnetic materials involved in such devices often exhibit incredibly c.....»»

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Bioreactor keeps cell culture conditions under control

A cell-culturing technique developed by KAUST scientists helps to create biological conditions that more closely mirror physiological environments compared to standard protocols used in most laboratories today......»»

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Guess who? Chimpanzee faces reveal family relationships

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have shown for the first time that not only do wild chimpanzees tend to look like their family members, but also some relationships are easier to detect than others......»»

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Global wildlife summit approves shark protections

Delegates at a global summit on trade in endangered species on Friday approved a plan to protect 54 more shark species, a move that could drastically reduce the lucrative and cruel shark fin trade......»»

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Oyster reef restoration rapidly increases marine biodiversity: Study

Global assessments of historical oyster reef distribution have estimated that over 85% of oyster reefs have been lost to overfishing and coastal development. In recent decades, enormous effort has been put into developing and implementing different m.....»»

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DNA sequence enhances our understanding of the origins of jaws

The vast majority of vertebrate species living today, including humans, belong to the jawed vertebrate group. The development of articulating jaws during vertebrate evolution was one of the most significant evolutionary transitions from jawless to ja.....»»

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Exploring how totipotency pioneer factor Nr5a2 activates the genome in zygotes

Fertilization of an egg by sperm is the beginning of new life. The maternal and paternal genetic information, that collectively store the body plan of the living being, are combined after fertilization......»»

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Double telescope study of zone where Wow! signal originated comes up empty

An international team of astronomers has conducted a double-telescopic study of the zone where the Wow! signal originated and failed to detect any signal. In their paper published in Research Notes of the American Astronomical Society, the group desc.....»»

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Venmo update helps you spread the holiday cheer via new charity section

Coming to both iOS and Android, Venmo is also redesigning payment screens for easier transactions......»»

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DraftKings users lose thousands in devious cyberattack

Credential-stuffing attack using login data stolen elsewhere targets DraftKings accounts......»»

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Black Friday monitor deals 2022: great deals live now

Get the best Black Friday monitor deals this year with our top picks and expert advice......»»

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Intel officially launches its pay-as-you-go CPU platform

Customers can now pay for what CPU they need on-demand, instead of forking out for unnecessary performance......»»

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