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Conferences, media and embargo fears [Beyond the Journal: The science of communication]
1-February-2019

You just gave the talk of your career, presenting exciting new results, and got noticed by a journalist. What do you do?

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: People
 
The delicate balance of treating growing but brittle bones
1-February-2019

Turning off a bone receptor protein could potentially treat osteoporosis in children without affecting bone growth.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Gravitational waves: From Newton to Einstein to LIGO and beyond
31-January-2019

“It’s not that Newton’s theory was wrong,” says Professor Barry Barish, an experimental physicist from the California Institute of Technology and University of California, Riverside. “It was just incomplete and didn’t describe all of nature,” he says.

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What causes rats without a Y chromosome to become male?
31-January-2019

A look at the brains of an endangered spiny rat off the coast of Japan by University of Missouri (MU) Bond Life Sciences Center scientist Cheryl Rosenfeld could illuminate the subtle genetic influences that stimulate a mammal’s cells to develop as male versus female in the absence of a Y chromosome.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Fate of the subducted oceanic crust revealed by laboratory experiments
31-January-2019

Laboratory experiments at extreme pressures and temperatures lead to precise measurements of the sound velocity of CaSiO3 perovskite which is one of the important constituent minerals in the Earth's mantle. The measurements suggested the accumulation of the subducted oceanic crust beneath the 660 km discontinuity.

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