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August 27, 2015 9:27 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Humans are “super-predators” who kill adult land carnivores like bears and lions at nine times the rate that land carnivores do, and kill adult fish at 14 times the rate that marine predators do, says new research in Science.
August 26, 2015 1:32 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
Bioscience Technology recently chatted with Joe Landolina, the 22-year-old co-founder of Suneris. He talked about how his company came together along with his recent experience at the White House’s Demo Day where he was a featured speaker.  
August 25, 2015 3:42 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Teen girls who exercise as little as an hour a week for three months may reduce, to a surprising degree, risk of death from many diseases in adulthood, according to a Vanderbilt University study.
August 25, 2015 9:28 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Scientists are hailing an Australian institute’s unusual raft of initiatives aimed at wiping out science gender gaps.
August 24, 2015 2:11 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
These companies are having an interesting month so far.
August 20, 2015 2:36 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
Bioscience Technology interviewed Colonel Matt Hepburn, a program manager at the agency's Biological Technologies Office where he focuses on strategies for infectious disease forecasting.
August 19, 2015 3:46 pm
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Getting older isn’t all bad.  New research from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland found the older population needs less sleep than younger counterparts, and feels more awake during the day.
August 19, 2015 8:36 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Throughout history, information has been stored through ever-changing channels, and increasingly people store pictures, work and other important information digitally. But how do we ensure that important information can be preserved for the long-haul, for even tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of years?  Presenting at the ACS Conference in Boston this week, Robert N. Grass, Ph.D., ETH Zurich, suggests we look to DNA.
August 17, 2015 8:24 am
Michael Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space
Microgravity environments show great promise for enhancing human health and drug discovery.
August 14, 2015 8:38 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a bipedal robot that can react with human-like reflexes via a unique balance-feedback interface. 
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