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Skype connects students, scientists

Skype in the Classroom hosts a video conference between CERN and Fermilab physicists and Peters Township High School students.

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University Of Glasgow Project Taps Plasma Power To Protect Products And People

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have developed a new method to make packaged food safer for consumers and more long-lived on the shelf by harnessing the germ-killing power of ozone.

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Army Developing Next-generation Surveillance Aircraft

Initial Low-Rate Production Expected To Begin Next Fiscal Year Army scientists, engineers and program developers are making substantial progress building and integrating a technically sophisticated battlefield surveillance aircraft called Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System in a laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, service officials said.

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Unlocking cells yields Nobel Prize

Two U.S. scientists shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for learning how cells respond to the world around them, a finding that underpins the mechanism of many prescription drugs including beta blockers, antihistamines and psychiatric medications.

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Science and law connect in campus collaboration

Have you ever wondered how scientists decide which problems to work on or what inventions to develop?

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Arch Scientists Inhibit Biofilm Formation and Increase Hardness on Titantium

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 19, 2011) – Arch Biopartners Inc (“Arch” or the “Company”) and its subsidiary Arch Biophysics Ltd today announced that Arch scientists have inhibited biofilm formation on titanium using the Company’s proprietary peptide technology.

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Researchers control itch without dulling morphine’s pain-killing effects

Itching is one of the most prevalent side effects of powerful, pain-killing drugs like morphine, oxycodone and other opioids. The opiate-associated itch is so common that even women who get epidurals for labor pain often complain of itching. For many years, scientists have scratched their own heads about why drugs that so effectively suppress pain also induce itch.

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