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Ethanol blends carry hidden risk

(Phys.org) —Blending more ethanol into fuel to cut air pollution from vehicles carries a hidden risk that toxic or even explosive gases may find their way into buildings, according to researchers at Rice ...

dateDec 13, 2013 in Environment
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The secrets of octopus suckers

(Phys.org) —Research published today in the Royal Society journal Interface investigates how octopus suckers help them attach to surfaces and examines how artificial sucker-like materials compare.

dateNov 28, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Social networks make us smarter

The secret to why some cultures thrive and others disappear may lie in our social networks and our ability to imitate, rather than our individual smarts, according to a new University of British Columbia ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Social Sciences
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