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Stabbed or shot? Drink up

Hospital patients with traumatic injuries such as fractures, internal injuries and open wounds were far more likely to survive if they had consumed alcohol, and the protective effect increased in proportion to the amount of alcohol consumed. That’s according to a new study from the University of Illinois, which supports past research that also showed […]

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Evolutionary Algorithms Used To Design A Better Leaf

A computer model of a plant that mimics the process of evolution produces more leaves and fruit without needing extra fertilizer. The University of Illinois researchers who designed the in silico plant say that theirs is the first computer model to simulate every step of the photosynthetic process. Researcher Steve Long said that the research […]

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