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Scientists figure out why Brazil nuts always rise to top of grain pile

April 20, 2021 0

April 19 (UPI) — If you’re not a fan of Brazil nuts, the initial handful from…

Dietary cocoa improves health of obese mice; likely has implications for humans

April 17, 2021 0

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Supplementation of cocoa powder in the diet of high-fat-fed mice with…

The Fairy Circles Mystery Gets a New Suspect

April 13, 2021 0

A small study suggests that soil microbes could play a role in the ring-like grass…

Corals Carefully Organize Proteins to Form Rock-Hard Skeletons

April 13, 2021 0

Scientists’ findings suggest corals will withstand climate change Charles Darwin, the British naturalist who championed…

An on-off switch for gene editing

April 12, 2021 0

Over the past decade, the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system has revolutionized genetic engineering, allowing scientists…

Pregnant women transmit SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine-induced antibodies to fetus

April 12, 2021 0

Pregnant women are at high risk for severe COVID-19 infection and death. Yet, insufficient safety…

Researchers call for greater awareness of unintended consequences of CRISPR gene editing

April 12, 2021 0

CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing can lead to unintended mutations at the targeted section of DNA in…

Sickle cell disease: scientists are developing a game-changing treatment

April 12, 2021 0

From bone marrow transplants, gene therapy and medications inducing a plethora of side effects, current…

New Species of Bird Discovered in Brazil

April 7, 2021 0

A team of ornithologists from the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Paraguay has described a…