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  • It's big. It's important. It's coming to Fermi

    A group of scientists led by Nobel laureate Carlo Rubbia will transport the world's largest liquid argon neutrino detector across the Atlantic Ocean to its new home at the U.S Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The press...
  • Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'

    Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'
    For many Americans, the color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is the color of childhood. Nothing triggers nostalgia like the sight of a steaming plate of sticky pasta, as unnaturally orange as a nuclear dawn. Almost 80 years after its invention, however,...
  • Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book

    Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book
    Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book. Veronica Berns, 28, was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin...
  • FDA forces UCLA researchers to stop touting experimental dementia scan

    FDA forces UCLA researchers to stop touting experimental dementia scan
    The federal government has forced two UCLA researchers to stop making promotional claims about an experimental brain scan they hope to commercialize as a test for Alzheimer’s disease, long-term damage from traumatic brain injuries and other...
  • Eureka! Complex organic molecules found in a young star system

    Eureka! Complex organic molecules found in a young star system
    Our solar system may not be as special as we thought. A new study of a young star’s protoplanetary disk finds the same kinds of complex organic molecules that are found on the comets in our own solar system. The findings, published in the...
  • Claire Chase creates theater of the lung in enthralling flute recital

    Claire Chase creates theater of the lung in enthralling flute recital
    Claire Chase, a flutist and MacArthur "genius," on Saturday afternoon did what only a brilliant flutist and MacArthur "genius" could do: She turned UCLA's Schoenberg Hall into a giant lung. It is unlikely that this rare feat of oxygenation attracted...
  • EXCHANGE: Millikin chemistry students combine fun, science

    Emily Talbott has loved science since she was a young girl and wants to pass that passion on to children. A Millikin University biology major who plans to become an optometrist, Talbott was among a group of student scientists who shared their knowledge...
  • Dr. Paula Pitha-Rowe, Hopkins virologist

    Dr. Paula Pitha-Rowe, Hopkins virologist
    Dr. Paula Marie Pitha-Rowe, a Johns Hopkins virologist whose research on cancer and the body's immune response to HIV added to the understanding of how those diseases work, died of a heart attack March 5 at Union Memorial Hospital. The Tuscany-...
  • Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious

    Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious
    Indian food, with its hodgepodge of ingredients and intoxicating aromas, is coveted around the world. The labor-intensive cuisine and its mix of spices is more often than not a revelation for those who sit down to eat it for the first time. Heavy doses of...
  • How the sun can damage your skin even in the dark

    How the sun can damage your skin even in the dark
    The damage the sun inflicts on your skin may be even more insidious than was previously thought, according to new research.  A study published Thursday in Science finds that the effects of sun exposure can continue to wreak havoc on your DNA -- even...
  • Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass

    Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass
    Thumbs down to shoe thieves at the University of Connecticut who are grabbing footwear from hallways. The UConn Daily Campus reports that students are being asked not to leave clothing in halls because of the thefts. "We have unfortunately had several...