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  • Alternative Fuels News — ScienceDaily

    How Plants Are Inspiring New Ways to Extract Value from Wastewater Jan. 24, 2023 — Scientists are drawing inspiration from plants to develop new techniques to separate and extract valuable minerals, metals and nutrients from resource-rich … Durable, Inexpensive Catalyst Reduces Carbon Footprint of Ammonia Production Nov. 1, 2022 — To reduce the energy requirements of the Haber-Bosch process, which…

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  • Mobile Computing News — ScienceDaily

    New and Improved Multi-Band Operational Receiver for 5G New Radio Communication Dec. 22, 2022 — An ultra-wide-band receiver based on a harmonic selection technique to improve the operational bandwidth of 5G networks has been developed. Fifth generation (5G) mobile networks are now being used … At the Edge of Graphene-Based Electronics Dec. 21, 2022 — Researchers developed a new graphene-based…

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  • Antidepressants mostly can’t treat chronic pain, despite wide use

    Ongoing pain, such as chronic back or neck pain, is difficult to treat, so some doctors prescribe antidepressants. Now, a review of evidence says these drugs mostly don’t work as a treatment Health 1 February 2023 By Clare Wilson Chronic pain can be difficult to treat Dragos Condrea/Alamy People in long-term pain are often offered antidepressants when other treatments have…

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  • The AI immune system that’s changing our understanding of human health

    Artificial immune systems are intelligent algorithms based on how the immune system learns and remembers and could transform our ability to protect ourselves from biological – and technological – invaders Health 31 January 2023 By Graham Lawton Replicating the immune system using AI can help reveal how it works Skorzewiak/Alamy ONE of the most important features of the immune system…

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  • Why do some people appear to have a naturally strong immune system?

    We all know someone who never seems to get sick. Now scientists are discovering what makes some people’s immune systems stronger than others Health 31 January 2023 By Clare Wilson Some people have a stronger immune system due to their sex, genetics and previous exposure to pathogens David Garcia/Shutterstock WE ALL know that person. The one who rarely gets ill.…

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  • Ancient Egyptians used exotic oils from distant lands to make mummies

    A workshop used for mummification at Saqqara in Egypt contains remnants of the substances used to make mummies, revealing many came from southern Africa or South-East Asia Humans 1 February 2023 By Michael Marshall Illustration of the underground embalming workshop in Saqqara in ancient Egypt Nikola Nevenov An underground workshop found at an ancient Egyptian burial site contains ceramic vessels…

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  • STEM Education News — ScienceDaily

    What Constitutes Teacher Expertise? New Research Points to the Answer Dec. 21, 2022 — Research has identified key characteristics and practices of expert … Masks Can Put Cognitive Performance in Check, Chess Study Finds Dec. 9, 2022 — Wearing a face mask can temporarily disrupt decision-making in some situations, a new study of chess players has found. The study analyzed…

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  • Environmental Awareness News — ScienceDaily

    Water Is Critical for Success on Climate Action Nov. 9, 2022 — Authors of a new report say that reaching climate targets depends heavily on better decisions to manage already scarce water resources. Uninformed policy choices could put freshwater supplies at risk … Entomologists Issue Warning About Effects of Climate Change on Insects Nov. 7, 2022 — In a new…

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  • Air Quality News — ScienceDaily

    New Insights on Why Improvements to Chesapeake Bay Remain a Challenge Jan. 30, 2023 — A new look at the history of water quality in the Chesapeake Bay sheds light on how the estuary has responded to nutrient reduction efforts and why improvements have remained a major challenge. … Virus Plus Microplastics Equal Double Whammy for Fish Health Jan. 23,…

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  • Education and Employment News — ScienceDaily

    Robots Are Taking Over Jobs, but Not at the Rate You Might Think Nov. 9, 2022 — There’s no need to panic about a pending robot takeover just yet. Only 14% of workers say they’ve seen their job replaced by a robot. But those who have experienced job displacement due to … Study Reveals Disparities in Childbearing by Race and…

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