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New device may ease mammography discomfort

Compression of the breast is necessary in mammography to optimize image quality and minimize absorbed radiation dose. However, mechanical compression of the…

Maybe it wasn't the Higgs particle after all

Many calculations indicate that the particle discovered last year in the CERN particle accelerator was indeed the famous Higgs particle. Physicists agree that…

Yogic breathing shows promise in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

A new study from the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers hope for those suffering from…

Revolution in the Global Logistics Sector – The Physical Internet

“By 2050 at the latest, the situation may change. The ‘Internet of Things’ will revolutionize the world to the same extent that the Internet did before it,”…

One-third of knee replacements classified as inappropriate

New research reports that more than one third of total knee replacements in the U.S. were classified as “inappropriate” using a patient classification system…

Using antineutrinos to monitor nuclear reactors

When monitoring nuclear reactors, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has to rely on input given by the operators. In the future, antineutrino…

New autism definition may decrease diagnosis by one-third, Columbia University finds

The guidelines, released in May 2013 and the first major update to psychiatric diagnosis criteria in almost two decades, may leave thousands of developmentally…

Freshwater Flows Into the Arctic and Southern Oceans Appear to Determine the Composition of Microbial Populations

Differing contributions of freshwater from glaciers and streams to the Arctic and Southern oceans appear to be responsible for the fact that the majority of…

Birth Of An Enzyme

A team of scientists from the University of Washington, Seattle, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, has succeeded in creating a new type of enzyme…

Wildebeest or malaria parasite – same rules determine number of offspring

New research published today (15 January) in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council…

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