S.Korea recalls agriculture products

South Korea, concerned about lead and cadmium contamination, will recall vast quantities of food grains and produce cultivated in areas near abandoned mines.

Science pay gap: gender discrimination?

A British study suggests discrimination plays a significant role in the pay gap between men and women scientists working in British universities.

Researchers develop mouse model for muscle disease

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have identified the importance of a gene critical to normal muscle function, resulting in a new mouse model for a poorly understood muscle disease in humans.

Quantum Dots Probe Cell Death

Aiming to help researchers get a better handle on how – and if – anticancer agents are triggering cell death, investigators at the University of Twente in The Netherlands have developed a quantum dot nanodevice that can ...

Large Shareholders Impact Companies' Profitability, Policies

Corporations can't choose their shareholders, but some might wish they could. A new study found that some large shareholders are associated with lower-than-average returns for the companies in which they invest, while other ...

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