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Bacteria use their own pumps to collect magnesium

The system used by bacteria to transport magnesium is so sensitive that it can detect a pinch of magnesium salt in a swimming pool.

Most surgical meniscus repairs are unnecessary

Three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for society.

Trump could be a good president

After the Republican convention in July we will be seeing another side of Donald Trump. The circus will be toned down, and we’ll get to experience a presidential nominee who will speak far more thoughtfully, according to one professor.

Scientists grow bacteria that breathe greenhouse gases

Increasing amonts of the lesser known greenhouse gas nitrous oxide in the atmosphere, could become a problem. But researchers are developing new ways of dealing with the emissions.

The Democrats’ difficult national convention

The Democratic Party has a big problem as the Democratic National Convention approaches in late July. Will an unpopular Hillary Clinton manage to unite the party? Professor of political science shares her thoughts on the matter.

Global criminal law-making – a Western industry?

In the efforts to create international justice, it is unclear for whom justice is intended.

Norwegian salmon: a smash hit amongst Turks

Salmon is becoming more and more popular in Turkey. Sushi, health concerns and tourism explains why, says researchers.

Making astrophysical simulations more accurate

The model used to measure the mass of particles such as protons and neutrons has been used by physicists for almost 50 years. Now Tomas Brauner and his research collaborators discovered that two terms in the model’s equation were missing.

Are efforts against lead contamination working?

Efforts to reduce industrial emissions of lead have been ongoing for several decades. However, some of the lead comes from natural sources, so how can scientists tell if the efforts are worth while?

Learning more about preeclampsia

Preeclampsia doesn’t usually cause complications, but sometimes things go wrong. That’s why research in this field is so important.
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