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Silky material uses magnetic particles to regrow bone

Posted by on Aug 12, 2020 in Health and Fitness, Science

By Ben Coxworth It was just a couple of months ago that we heard about an implantable material that electrically stimulates bone cells,...

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Highly efficient process makes seawater drinkable in 30 minutes

Posted by on Aug 12, 2020 in Health and Fitness, Science

By Michael Irving Access to clean, safe drinking water is a necessity that’s worryingly not being met in many parts of the world. A new...

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Dream state brainwave pattern detected for the first time

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Science

By Rich Haridy One of the strange defining factors of dreaming is how our brainwave activity during this important stage of sleep...

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New catalyst rearranges carbon dioxide and water into ethanol fuel

Posted by on Aug 10, 2020 in Science

By Loz Blain Researchers at the US Dept of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, working with Northern Illinois University, have...

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Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Update

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Science

Olympia has been working with Thurston County and the cities of Lacey and Tumwater on a climate mitigation plan for the past year.  The...

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Common crustacean turns microplastics into “nanoplastics” in days

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Science

By Nick Lavars Part of the great difficulty in tracing the path of plastic pollution through the environment is the processes that break...

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