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Future to Gain US Market Leadership with Proposed Acquisition of Purch's Consumer Division

14 minutes ago   |   Future PLC

Future plc today announces the proposed acquisition of the consumer division of Purch, the next generation digital publishing and marketplace platform, operating in the...
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STAT Plus: Boston-area companies bet on antibiotic development, even as big drug makers step back

22 minutes ago   |   STAT

Spero Therapeutics , headquartered in Cambridge's Central Square neighborhood, announced this week that two government agencies would give the company up to $54.2 million to...
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WATCH: The pleasure and pain of seeing inside living cells

22 minutes ago   |   STAT

ASHBURN, Va. - “I would be happy to have a rudimentary understanding of a single cell.” That doesn't sound like a shocking statement, but coming from a Nobel-prize-winning...
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The real palaeo diet: the nutritional value of dinosaur food

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Experiments on modern plants show that the nutrients which dinosaurs could get from plants varied with carbon dioxide levels Our fascination with giant sauropod dinosaurs such...
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Earlier menopause puts women at greater risk of heart failure, study shows

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Women who have never given birth also have higher risk, pointing to importance of reproductive factors in cardiovascular health, say researchers Women who start the menopause...
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Dairy foods and meat, good for all ages?

3 hours ago   |   Cambridge Core

The animal article of the month for August is ‘Review: Dairy foods, red meat and processed meat in the diet: implications for health at key life stages‘ People are living...
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Digitalisation in oil and gas - what the industry experts have to say

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Industry experts from Petrotechnic, McKinsey Energy Insights, Airswift and Reliance got together for a roundtable discussion to provide insight on the theme of...
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Thousands of scientists pledge not to help build killer AI robots

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Co-founder of Google DeepMind and CEO of SpaceX amongst the 2,400 signatories of pledge to block lethal autonomous weapons Thousands of scientists who specialise in artificial...
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Expert reaction to Cochrane review on omega-3 fatty acids and risk of heart disease, stroke and death

4 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A new review, published in the Cochrane Library , looks at omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Victoria Taylor, Senior...
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Eclipse 2018: What are the longest and shortest Blood Moon eclipses on record?

Eclipse 2018: What are the longest and shortest Blood Moon eclipses on record?

THE July Blood Moon is being touted as the longest total lunar eclipse of the century - but what are the longest and shortest eclipses on record? Read more ...

Eclipse 2018 map: Where will the longest Blood Moon of the century be visible?

Eclipse 2018 map: Where will the longest Blood Moon of the century be visible?

THE longest Blood Moon total lunar eclipse of the century will pass over vast swathes of the globe next - but where will the 2018 lunar eclipse be visible? Read more ...

August 2018 Issue of IJFST available online

August 2018 Issue of IJFST available online

The August 2018 issue of the International Journal of Food Science and Technology has been published online and is freely available to IFST members . Research from this issue... Read more ...

Research Value Needs the Help of Social Sciences

Research Value Needs the Help of Social Sciences

Science and technology are valued highly in many societies. This article by Rachel Ankeny and Lisa Given originally appeared at The Conversation, a Social Science Space partner... Read more ...

The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices...

The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war

Grocery prices have fallen since Amazon 's purchase of Whole Foods last year. Prices in the US fell 0.3% in the 12 months ending in June, compared to a 0.6% increase over the... Read more ...

NEOLITHIC SHOCK: Summer heatwave exposes 5000-year-old henge in Ireland

NEOLITHIC SHOCK: Summer heatwave exposes 5000-year-old henge in Ireland

THE searing heatwave in the UK and Ireland has led to the discovery of a huge ancient henge which dates back almost 5,000 years. Read more ...

Ars on your lunch break: Robert Green on what darkness lurks in our DNA

Ars on your lunch break: Robert Green on what darkness lurks in our DNA

Enlarge / No matter how many times you stick your head in a microwave, this probably won't happen. This week we're serializing yet another episode of the After On Podcast here... Read more ...

Chinese space official seems unimpressed with NASA's lunar gateway

Chinese space official seems unimpressed with NASA's lunar gateway

Enlarge / ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer joined Chinese colleagues in Yantai, China, to take part in their sea survival training on August 19, 2017. This week, the European and... Read more ...

NASA news: Dawn spacecraft has MONTHS left after 11-year space mission

NASA news: Dawn spacecraft has MONTHS left after 11-year space mission

NASA'S Dawn spacecraft is nearing the final months of its 11-year-long space exploration mission as scientists revealed the space probe is low on fuel. Read more ...

How the BBC Women Are Working Toward Equal Pay

How the BBC Women Are Working Toward Equal Pay

July 23, 2018 The New Yorker Read more ...