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UChicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partner on major innovation initiative
UChicago News
“This exciting collaboration between two of Illinois' leading academic institutions and the Army Research Lab has the power to catalyze scientific research and address our society's most pressing challenges,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. “When ...

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Science Magazine

Why haven't we had alien contact? Blame icy ocean worlds
Science Magazine
Might ET be buried under too much ice to phone Earth? That's what planetary scientist Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, has concluded may be delaying our contact with alien civilizations. Most extraterrestrial ...

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The Atlantic

Insects Are In Serious Trouble
The Atlantic
Since 1989, scientists from the Entomological Society Krefeld had been collecting insects in the nature reserves and protected areas of western Germany. They set up malaise traps—large tents that funnel any incoming insect upward through a cone of ...

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Scientists engineer proteins that caused obese animals to lose weight and lower cholesterol
Los Angeles Times
Scientists from the biotechnology company Amgen Inc. report they have identified and improved upon a naturally occurring protein that brought about significant changes in obese mice and monkeys, including weight loss and rapid improvements on measures ...

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Inside Higher Ed

More Institutional Support for Animal Research Is Needed
Inside Higher Ed
Meanwhile, many research institutions aren't doing enough to support and defend their scientists who conduct animal research, to explain the importance of animal research to the public and to describe the rigorous oversight of animal research and the ...

 




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