Engineering researchers have developed soft robots inspired by jellyfish that can outswim their real-life counterparts. More practically, the new jellyfish-bots highlight a technique that uses pre-stressed polymers to make soft robots more powerful.
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New research finds that corporate tax-planning practices improve when a company's board takes an interest – and better planning results in both less tax uncertainty and a lower tax burden.
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Researchers have developed a technology called “Artificial Chemist,” which incorporates artificial intelligence and an automated system for performing chemical reactions to accelerate R&D and manufacturing of commercially desirable materials.
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Man’s best friend may also be man’s best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health.
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Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease
High-throughput analysis of blood plasma could aid in identification of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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A recent analysis of discourse on Facebook highlights how social media can be used to dehumanize entire groups of people.
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A new study finds that earlier high school start times can have significant adverse consequences for students, including increased rates of tardiness and absenteeism.
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A new, free-to-use database of 14,000 known macrolactones fills a knowledge gap concerning these molecules and could serve as a useful tool for future drug discovery.
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