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Study Finds Too Much Sitting Harmful, But Antidote Is Easy By Carol Pearson A number of studies show that the more we sit, the higher our...

Ancient DNA reveals ‘into Africa’ migration

By Rebecca Morelle An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time. Researchers extracted DNA from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the...

NASA Announces Evidence Showing Water On Mars

By Nathan James In a stunning announcement of scientific discovery, NASA officials unveiled evidence showing the presence of liquid water on Mars, adding fuel to...

African Genome Project Highlights Migration History

By Art Chimes Scientists have been making rapid advances in studies of genetic variations in European and East Asian populations. Now, populations in Africa, the...

TSRI and UC San Diego Launch New Consortium to Create ‘Virtual...

LA JOLLA, CA –  Drawing on complementary strengths of two San Diego institutions, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California, San...

$5 Million National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Grant Awarded to Northwestern, UChicago

Northwestern University and the University of Chicago have received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a collaborative venture...

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show. The cornerstone of treatment, anti-retroviral therapy, kills...

African synchrotron bid gathers pace

The effort to build a synchrotron in Africa is gaining momentum, a leading proponent has told a US conference. Prof Herman Winick said a...

Hubble Observations Suggest Underground Ocean on Jupiter’s Largest Moon

In this artist’s concept, the moon Ganymede orbits the giant planet Jupiter. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope observed aurorae on the moon generated by Ganymede’s...

Early Herders’ Grassy Route Through Africa

Old teeth show Lake Victoria wasn’t tsetse fly habitat SALT LAKE CITY – A University of Utah study of nearly 2,000-year-old livestock teeth show that...