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Environmental Science

Catnip compounds as mosquito repellents

April 12, 2021
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Recent research shows catnip compounds to be at least as effective as synthetic insect repellents

Neuroscience

Real-time communication with a dreaming person

April 12, 2021
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Dreamers were able to solve simple math problems and answer yes-or-no questions

Biomedical Science

Electricity could help speed wound healing

April 12, 2021
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New study shows electrical impulses may help vessels more quickly get healing agents to injuries

Computer Technology

Computing Clean Water

April 12, 2021
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Researchers’ computational methods pave the way for next-generation membrane technology for water purification

Astronomy

There might be many planets with water-rich atmospheres

April 5, 2021
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University of Chicago study finds way that hot, rocky planets in other systems could form and keep atmospheres

Quantum Science

A breakthrough for quantum computing

April 5, 2021
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For first time, researchers send entangled qubit states through a communication channel

Biomedical Science

Antibiotic tolerance study paves way for new treatments

April 5, 2021
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A new study finding could lead to new therapies that boost the effectiveness of treatments

Neuroscience

Worms avoid the blues without eyes

April 5, 2021
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New study describes how worms manage to detect colour despite completely lacking a basic visual system.