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This Is The Molecule Responsible For Stress

Now scientists can create drugs to fit inside its structure precisely.<p>This little molecule is what stress looks like.<p>Researchers from Heptares Therapeutics, a drug company, have discovered the 3-D structure of a protein receptor that mediates our response to stress, according to a new study in …

Could door-to-door Postal Service delivery end soon?

Congressional effort to cut Postal Service losses proposing an end to door-to-door mail delivery.<p>First, it was doing away with Saturday delivery. Now, door-to-door service could be coming to an end.<p>In an effort designed to cut costs at the cash-strapped agency by up to $4.5 billion a year, …

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

iPhone Most Social Device, Claims New Study From ShareThis

The mobile web is more social than the desktop web, and among mobile devices, the iPhone is the most social. These are the new findings from Palo Alto-based publisher platform ShareThis, which is today releasing data from a large study of social behavior across devices. The study compared billions …

Researchers Create “Near-Exhaustive,” Ultra-Realistic Cloth Simulation

Cloth is hard to simulate yet it’s important in gaming, scientific analysis, and CGI. That’s why scientists at Berkely and Carnegie Mellon have spent six months exhaustively exploring all of the possible configurations of a single cloth robe on a cute little animated figure, thereby reducing error …

India plans to launch first Mars mission, test large rocket this year

The Indian Space Research Organization's first navigation satellite IRNSS-1A launches toward space atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in southeastern India, on July 1, 2013.<p>India plans a feverish schedule of satellite launches in the second half of this year, …

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