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Digital microbes for munching yourself healthy

Hundreds of bacterial species live in the human gut, helping to digest food. The metabolic processes of these bacteria are not only tremendously important to human health – they are also tremendously complex. A research ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Hacking epidemics in a hyper-connected world

At the first hints of a disease outbreak, epidemiologists, health care providers, policy makers, and scientists turn to sophisticated predictive models to determine how an illness is spreading and what should be done to minimize ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in General Physics
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Model could shatter a mystery of glass

A glass is a curious material in between liquid and solid states of matter, but eventually glass always yields to its solid proclivity by settling into the ordered patterns of a crystal. Or so it was thought.

dateNov 28, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Re-energizing the lithium-ion battery

High costs, slow recharging rates, and limited lifetimes restrict the utility of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, storing electricity from wind or solar power, and other applications. Scientists are resolving ...

dateNov 23, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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