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The Economics of Ridiculously Expensive Art

What would possess someone to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundifor US$450 million? You might think it’s an investment –... Read more

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery For Ruptured Aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and... Read more

Are Cryptocurrencies A Dream Come True For Cyber-Extortionists?

When malicious software takes over computers around the world, encrypts their data and demands a ransom to decode the information, regular activities... Read more

‘Scars’ Left by Icebergs Record West Antarctic Ice Retreat

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Primary Forest and Roadless Areas: Why We Need Wild Places in the Anthropocene

Dominick DellaSala discusses why scientists are now talking about a new geological age, the Anthropocene, and the importance of wild… Read more


ScienceDirect Topics: See it in Action

ScienceDirect Topics solves the challenges of literature searches by bringing comprehensive, credible and interdisciplinary knowledge to your workflow. Read more


Fifty Years of Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy

The past fifty years have been very productive for scientists working with NMR on a daily basis. Here's a recap… Read more

Food Science & Nutrition

Genetically Modified Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs

Researchers from Japan have bred genetically engineered chickens that lay eggs carrying interferon beta, a protein known to fight diseases like… Read more

Materials Science

Sustainable Shopping: How to Rock White Sneakers Without Eco-Guilt

From materials to manufacturing, most brand new kicks have a hidden environmental cost. Here are some eco-friendly and sustainable alternatives. Read more

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Ask an Expert: Richard Beale

We sit down with Richard Beale, author of the book "The Planning Guide to Piping Design" to learn more about… Read more

Social Sciences

The Man Who Tried to Read All the Books in the World

One man’s quest to create a library of everything, 500 years before Google Books was conceived, foreshadowed the challenges of… Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Urban Noise Pollution is Worst in Poor and Minority Neighborhoods and Segregated Cities

In a new study we detail our findings on noise pollution, which has direct impacts on public health. Read more

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