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Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon

Oregon State University researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly, is packed full of protein and has an unusual trait when it is cooked.

dateJul 15, 2015 in Ecology
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How oversized atoms could help shrink

"Lab-on-a-chip" devices โ€“ which can carry out several laboratory functions on a single, micro-sized chip โ€“ are the result of a quiet scientific revolution over the past few years. For example, they enable doctors to make ...

dateJul 01, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Facebook reveals new security tool

Facebook announced Tuesday it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world's biggest social network.

dateJun 23, 2015 in Internet
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Merlin โ€“ the digital lab notebook

Scientists have to clearly document their experiments in a reproducible way, but depending on time pressure and the workflow in the lab, that is often adifficult task. "Merlin", a digital lab notebook developed by he Fraunhofer ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Robotics
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