Toxic fruits hold the key to reproductive success

A dopamine precursor in the toxic fruits of the morinda tree increases fertility in female Drosophila sechellia flies
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The gold standard

Precious elements such as platinum work well as catalysts in chemical reactions, but require large amounts of metal and can be expensive. However, computational modeling below the nanoscale level may…
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A Customized Program for Young Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

09.12.14 – For those dream of creating a start-up but are missing key tools for advancing their projects, EPFL Innovation Park is setting up a new training program within CTI Entrepreneurship called “Business Concept.” It is open to all members

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First glance at a new world

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft sends image of dwarf planet Ceres, to Earth
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Unusual Electronic State Found in New Class of Unconventional Superconductors: Finding gives scientists a new group of materials to explore to unlock secrets of some materials’ ability to carry current with no energy loss

A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Physics and Kyoto University has discovered an unusual form of electronic…
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