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3 Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:58am

Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. They won for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.

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Protests Disrupt Telescope Groundbreaking In Hawaii

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:33am

After years of planning, Hawaii's Thirty Meter Telescope broke ground Tuesday. But a group interrupted the ceremony, angry about the telescope's location on a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.

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One U.S. Hospital's Strategy For Stopping Ebola's Advance

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:16am

There are no known cases of Ebola in Connecticut. But a leading Hartford hospital is already updating its infection controls to stop the virus before it gets a foothold.

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LED Lights Shine In Nobel Prize; Now How About Your Home?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:20pm

The time has never been better to invest in LED lighting, with the price of LED bulbs — which use the Nobel-winning blue LEDs — now below $10 each.

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The Great Bluff That Led To A 'Magical' Pill And A Sexual Revolution

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:09pm

In the '50s, four people collaborated to create a pill so women could enjoy sex. They fibbed about their motivations and skirted the law. Jonathan Eig details the history in The Birth of the Pill.

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Eating Comfort Foods May Not Be So Comforting After All

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:04pm

It's tempting to seek out the mac-and-cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.

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'Blood Moon' Eclipse To Be Visible Throughout U.S.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:06am

Weather permitting, on Wednesday morning you'll be able to see the second lunar eclipse visible in North America in a series of four that runs through next year.

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3 Scientists Win Nobel In Physics For Development Of Blue LED

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:34am

American Shuji Nakamura, and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan, will share the prize for co-developing a blue light-emitting diode that triggered a revolution in lighting technology.

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3 Win Nobel Prize In Physics

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:01am

Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura have won for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source.

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3 Win Nobel In Physics For New Light Source

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:06am

Scientists — 2 from Japan and 1 from the U.S. — have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source.

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Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:16am

Self-help videos tell women to learn to love their bodies by saying nice things to themselves in the mirror. Can shushing your harshest critic actually rewire the brain?

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3 Neuroscientists To Share Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 3:26pm

The $1.1 million prize will be split between John O'Keefe of University College in London and a husband-and-wife team, May-Britt and Edvard Moser of the Norwegian University in Trondheim.

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3 Win Nobel Prize In Medicine For Discovering Brain's 'Inner GPS'

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 5:36am

The scientists, one working in Britain and a husband-and-wife team from Norway will share the award for work that began in the 1970s and spanned decades.

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Discovery Of 'Inner GPS' Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:56am

U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser have won for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

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Dolphins: Adorable, Playful, Not As Smart As You Might Think

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:11pm

Dolphins are often considered the geniuses of the ocean. But some researchers have begun to challenge that notion, saying many mammals have similar skills and dolphins might not be that special.

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