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Here’s How E. Coli Knows How to Make You Really Sick

A pair of School of Medicine scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst infection possible.

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Tiny Gps Back­Packs Un­Cover the Secret Life of Desert Bats

A new study from the University of Helsinki using miniaturized satellite-based tags revealed that during drier periods desert bats must fly further and longer to fulfil their nightly needs. According to researchers, this signals their struggle in facing dry periods.

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Archaeology at Bessy Ii: “Invisible Ink” on Antique Nile Papyrus Revealed by Multiple Methods

The first thing that catches an archaeologist’s eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch.

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Numbers Count in the Genetics of Moles and Melanomas

University of Queensland scientists have identified a way to help dermatologists determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma.

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Stanford Engineers Have Developed Wireless Sensors That Stick to the Skin to Track Our Health

Stanford engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It’s all part of a system called BodyNet.

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Best of Both Worlds: Asteroids and Massive Mergers

University of Arizona researchers are using the Catalina Sky Survey’s near-Earth object telescopes to locate the optical counterparts to gravitational waves triggered by massive mergers.

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July 2019 Was Hottest Month on Record for the Planet

Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded.

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NOAA is Developing Underwater Robots to Map, Measure Toxicity of Great Lakes Algal Blooms

Two underwater robots will be gliding throughout the western Lake Erie basin this week, as NOAA and its partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) test technology to autonomously monitor and measure the toxicity of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes.

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Vegetable-Rich Diet Lowers Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Patients by Raising Good Cholesterol

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — or good cholesterol — may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study.

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Krosa – Northwestern Pacific Ocean

NASA’s Aqua satellite provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with infrared data and cloud top temperature information for Tropical Storm Krosa as it was making landfall in southern Japan.

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