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The algorithm of writing Researchers explores the promise and peril of computer-based writing assessment software.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 7:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unlocking the rice immune system Researchers have identified a bacterial signaling molecule that triggers an immunity response in rice plants, enabling the plants to resist a devastating blight disease.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 7:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clues to human molecular interactions Scientists have unraveled how an important plant protein, known as TOPLESS, interacts with other molecules responsible for turning genes off. The findings in plants provide a general model across species for this type of gene silencing, which is linked to
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 7:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bomb-proof lining contains explosion in luggage hold of aircraft Using new technology, tests show plane's luggage hold may be able to contain force of an explosion if a device hidden in a passenger's luggage detonates.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Know it's a placebo? Study shows the 'medicine' could still work A new study shoes that under certain conditions, research participants who know a treatment they are receiving to ease pain is a placebo with no medical value, it still works.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Inbreeding not to blame for Colorado's bighorn sheep population decline The health of Colorado's bighorn sheep population remains as precarious as the steep alpine terrain the animals inhabit, but a new study has found that inbreeding -- a common hypothesis for a recent decline -- likely isn't to blame.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Understanding why some latina women discontinue participation in cancer prevention outreach It has long been known that rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are low compared to rates for U.S. women overall. A new study found that age and fear of cancer diagnosis are among the reasons why Latina women do not continue partic
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clear connection between wireless devices and cancer, experts say A metabolic imbalance caused by radiation from your wireless devices could be the link to a number of health risks, such as various neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, a recent study suggests.
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research analyzes impact of case volume on outcomes for DVT treatment Patients who have lower extremity proximal deep vein thrombosis, or a blood clot in their leg, are increasingly undergoing minimally invasive catheter-based clot removal -- also referred to as catheter-directed thrombolysis -- rather than solely being tre
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Object recognition for robots A team of researchers specializes in SLAM, or simultaneous localization and mapping, the technique whereby mobile autonomous robots map their environments and determine their locations. Now these researchers have demonstrated how SLAM can be used to impro
Science Daily | Jul 24, 2015 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend