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March 2018

Muscles can ‘ask’ for the energy they need: Research illuminates the pathway that gets fuel to muscles depending on their activity level — ScienceDaily

Muscles can ‘ask’ for the energy they need: Research illuminates the pathway that gets fuel to muscles depending on their activity level — ScienceDaily

Muscles require energy to perform all of the movements that we do in a day, and now, for the first time, researchers have shown how muscles 'request' more energy from fat storage tissues in fruit fly models. They also discovered that this circuit is dependent on circadian rhythms, which could…

These Photos Offer a Glimpse Into the Racial Politics of the 1950s South

These Photos Offer a Glimpse Into the Racial Politics of the 1950s South

“Crisp! Cool! Colorful!” Anticipating what will likely be a long, hot summer in the small town of Yanceyville, North Carolina, a sign touts the merits of children’s cotton dresses.But a chill evidently remains in the air. An African-American woman in this 1953 photograph is still in her wool coat. Her…

Why there are so many species of tropical trees and other organisms: Hyperlocal thinning by tree-specific enemies helps set the global pattern of forest biodiversity — ScienceDaily

Why there are so many species of tropical trees and other organisms: Hyperlocal thinning by tree-specific enemies helps set the global pattern of forest biodiversity — ScienceDaily

Why does biodiversity grade from exuberance at the equator through moderation at mid-latitudes toward monotony at higher ones? Data from an international network of long-term forest dynamics research sites is finally providing an answer.Read More

With Patents or Without, Black Inventors Reshaped American Industry

With Patents or Without, Black Inventors Reshaped American Industry

One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born or forced into American slavery. Though U.S. patent law was created with color-blind language to foster innovation, the patent system consistently excluded these inventors from recognition.As a law professor and a licensed patent attorney, I…

Trump’s pick for energy secretary once sought to eliminate DOE : Nature News & Comment

Trump’s pick for energy secretary once sought to eliminate DOE : Nature News & Comment

Former Texas governor Rick Perry lacks the technical background of the agency's recent leaders.Read More

Exciting new material uses solar energy to remove human-made dye pollutants from water: Exciting new material developed by Swansea scientists uses solar energy to remove man-made dye pollutants from water — ScienceDaily

Exciting new material uses solar energy to remove human-made dye pollutants from water: Exciting new material developed by Swansea scientists uses solar energy to remove man-made dye pollutants from water — ScienceDaily

A novel composite material shows promise as a catalyst for the degradation of environmentally-harmful synthetic dye pollutants, which are released at a rate of nearly 300,000 tons a year into the world's water.Read More

UPSC Combined Geoscientist Geologist Admit Card 2018

UPSC Combined Geoscientist Geologist Admit Card 2018

UPSC Combined Geoscientist Geologist Admit Card 2018Recruitment 2017 Notification HighlightsUPSC Combined Geoscientist Geologist Admit Card 2018: The Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) is one of the prestigious exams which is the dream for many job aspirants. So to fulfill their dreamUPSC has given a chance to fill up the vacancies of Geoscientist…

Those who favour fire

Those who favour fire

Illustration by JaceyCarlos stares from the viewport of the control room in Construction Station Zeta, and watches the husk of sooty dirt that is Earth rotate beneath him. Soon, he will get a message, and he will push a button. He’s sat in chairs like this one before, and pushed…

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