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Fish use deafness gene to sense water motion

Fish sense water motion the same way humans sense sound, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Researchers discovered a gene also found in humans helps zebrafish convert water ...

dateDec 21, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Video: The chemistry of redheads

St. Patrick's Day evokes thoughts of all things often associated with the Irish—including red hair. Chemically speaking, what sets redheads apart from the crowd is pigmentation—specifically melanins.

dateMar 14, 2017 in Other
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Nobel: Big hopes rest on tiny machines

Molecular machines, which earned their inventors the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday, are a fraction of the width of a human hair but strong enough to move things 10,000 times their size.

dateOct 05, 2016 in Other
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