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Global Map To Aid Road Building

Global Map To Aid Road Building

A new study shows where on Earth roads should and shouldn’t be built.

Charge In Two Minutes, Use 6,000 Times

Charge In Two Minutes, Use 6,000 Times

Scientists have developed a nanotube-based battery that can be charged for 6,000 cycles, extending its lifetime to twenty years.

Memory Research Aided By Technique For Tracking Protein Age

Memory Research Aided By Technique For Tracking Protein Age

The ability to track how old a protein is could lead to a better understanding of processes such as learning and memory.

Spotting Objects In Space With Raven

Spotting Objects In Space With Raven

Astronomers have developed an instrument to enhance space images from telescopes.

High Friction? Change The Direction Your Crystal Faces

High Friction? Change The Direction Your Crystal Faces

Tweaking the orientation of crystal coatings could be a new way to tune frictional properties, scientists say.

Targeted Estrogen Could Curb Binge Eating

Targeted Estrogen Could Curb Binge Eating

Estrogen linked to GLP-1 has been shown to inhibit binge eating in mice by boosting serotonin production.

Targeting Malaria’s Achilles’ Heel, Hemozoin

Targeting Malaria’s Achilles’ Heel, Hemozoin

A waste product from the malaria parasite provides researchers with an elegant alternative to conventional diagnosis methods.

Breaking Benzene – With Metal

Breaking Benzene – With Metal

Researchers have developed a method to break the highly stable bonds in aromatic compounds.

The Mixed Results Of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign

The Mixed Results Of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign

A study shows that campaign intervention improved sanitation facilities by 19 percent, but did not improve child health.

Gratitude Can Win You New Friends

Gratitude Can Win You New Friends

Parents have long told their children to mind their Ps and Qs, and to remember to say thank you. Australian scientists have now uncovered why this could be important.