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1.    April 24, 2014
Human skin grown in laboratory
Skin grown in the laboratory could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, according to UK s...

2.    April 24, 2014
Raw Data: From an Apple a Day to ‘Energy Balance’ in Cancer Research
With hopes dimming for a cancer-preventive foods, scientists are focusing on obesity, which is emer...

3.    April 24, 2014
Well: Why Chocolate Is Good for Us
Our digestive system has trouble with chocolate, which is why it may be good for us.

4.    April 24, 2014
F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes
The federal government is also proposing to include cigars and tobacco pipes under its regulatory c...

5.    April 24, 2014
National Science Board Statement on the Frontiers in Innovation, Science, and Technology Act of 2014 (H.R. 4186)
The National Science Board (NSB) appreciates the historic strong commitment of the House Committee...

6.    April 24, 2014
Making graphene work for real-world devices
Graphene, a one-atom-thick form of the carbon material graphite, has been hailed as a wonder mater...

7.    April 24, 2014
Doctor and Patient: Are Med School Grads Prepared to Practice Medicine?
Each July at teaching hospitals across the country, freshly minted M.D.s take their place as intern...

8.    April 24, 2014
TED: James Patten: The best computer interface? Maybe ... your hands - James Patten (2013)
"The computer is an incredibly powerful means of creative expression," says designer James Patten. ...

9.    April 24, 2014
Blood 'is not from headless king'
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be aut...

10.    April 24, 2014
Dot Earth Blog: Darren Aronofsky on Floods, Fanaticism, the Big Bang, Warming and More
The director of “Noah” and other films about obsession explores his views of global warming, fanati...

11.    April 24, 2014
A Cloak of Near Invisibility in an Underwater World
For many animals, being noticed can mean being eaten or scaring away a would-be meal. Cuttlefish de...

12.    April 24, 2014
VIDEO: Film features plight of African park
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary whic...

13.    April 24, 2014
UK team to shoot for fusion record
The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the...

14.    April 24, 2014
Nearly 30 College Teams Meet at NREL for Sustainable Home Design Challenge
Twenty-eight teams from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities will converge on the Energy Dep...

15.    April 24, 2014
Mystery of dazzling supernova solved
An exceptionally bright supernova that baffled scientists has been explained - its light is amplifi...

16.    April 24, 2014
Tsetse Fly Genome Is Solved, Raising Hope in Battling Sleeping Sickness
Sequencing the genome of one tsetse species took a decade, partly because tsetses have unusual biol...

17.    April 24, 2014
Octillions of microbes in the seas: Ocean microbes show incredible genetic diversity
The smallest, most abundant marine microbe, Prochlorococcus, is a photosynthetic bacterial species...

18.    April 23, 2014
Music That Burns, Literally
Take Beyonce. Take Sinatra. Take whomever you love and set them on fire. They call it a "Pyro Board...

19.    April 23, 2014
Well: The Limits of ‘No Pain, No Gain’
A new study helps to explain why exercise makes our muscles ache, and suggests that it’s not always...

20.    April 23, 2014
Researchers See New Importance in Y Chromosome
Two surveys have reconstructed the full history of the shrunken male chromosome, which provides reg...