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BIOLOGY

Penguin hemoglobin evolved to meet oxygen demands of diving

More than 50 million years ago, the lovable tuxedoed birds began leaving their avian relatives at the shoreline by waddling to the water’s edge...

SPACE

New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole

A new view of the region closest to the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87 (M87) has shown important...

PHYSICS

Optical Fiber Could Boost Power of Superconducting Quantum Computers

The secret to building superconducting quantum computers with massive processing power may be an ordinary telecommunications technology — optical fiber. Physicists at the National Institute...

TECHNOLOGY

Study reveals plunge in lithium-ion battery costs

The cost of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries used for phones, laptops, and cars has fallen dramatically over the last three decades, and has been...

GENETIC

Fruit Fly Egg Takes an Active Hand in Its Own Growth, Highlighting Parallels to Mammals

A cast of so-called ‘nurse cells’ surrounds and supports the growing fruit fly egg during development, supplying the egg — or ‘oocyte’ — with...

MEDICINE

New antibiotic clears multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in mice in single dose

A new antibiotic compound clears infection of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in mice in a single oral dose, according to a new study led by...

HEALTH

Cells burn more calories after just one bout of moderate aerobic exercise

In a recent study testing the effects of exercise on overall metabolism, researchers at Oregon State University found that even a single session of...
Seeing depression in the pupil

Seeing depression in the pupil

ENVIRONMENT

Lightning strikes played a vital role in life’s origins on Earth

Lightning strikes were just as important as meteorites in creating the perfect conditions for life to emerge on Earth, geologists say. Minerals delivered to Earth...

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