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From Time Zone to Strike Zone

Click for a full size image   From Time Zone to Strike Zone How Jet Lag Impacts Baseball Performance Jet lag has been shown to impair the performance of major league baseball players, especially when the travel involves multiple time ...

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Why we should be turning waste into fuel

Converting waste into fuel or energy should be part of Australia’s recycling and rubbish reduction plan. Bobby Yip/Reuters Click for a full size image   Why we should be turning waste into fuel The federal government recently announced that it ...

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Small-Molecule Talk with Alison Ondrus

Alison Ondrus Credit: Caltech Click for a full size image   Small-Molecule Talk with Alison Ondrus New Caltech professor talks about the intersection between chemistry and biology New assistant professor of chemistry Alison Ondrus says she’s excited to apply the ...

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Oxidative stress in tumors

Image: iStock   Oxidative stress in tumors by Sanjay Mishra Reactive oxygen species (ROS) formed during the immune response help fight infections but ROS can also damage DNA and proteins by a process called peroxidation. The prolonged peroxidation of the ...

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Using Seaweed to Kill Invasive Ants

Scientists at UC Riverside have developed an inexpensive, biodegradable, seaweed-based ant bait that can help homeowners and farmers control invasive Argentine ant populations. CHOE LABORATORY, UC RIVERSIDE Click for a full size image   Using Seaweed to Kill Invasive Ants ...

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Rivers on three worlds tell different tales

Left to right: River networks on Mars, Earth, and Titan. Researchers report that Titan, like Mars but unlike Earth, has not undergone any active plate tectonics in its recent past. Image: Benjamin Black/NASA/Visible Earth/JPL/Cassini RADAR team. Adapted from images from ...

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