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Op-Ed: Scientists discover how camouflage 'trick' helps fish disappear

Scientists have discovered that some fish use a clever mechanism to disguise themselves and avoid hungry predators in the open ocean. These findings may also help the military create more effective ways to use this type of camouflage.

iPad materials may be causing allergic reactions in some users

If you are one of the many people who has an iPad and enjoy using it regularly you might be at risk for a rash or other problems.

Element 115 discovered in Sweden

Science's ever-growing body of chemical knowledge grew even bigger Tuesday when element 115 was discovered by scientists at Sweden's Lund University.

Tellurium - rare earth element - found for first time in stars

Researchers from various institutions such as MIT have found an element called tellurium on three ancient stars. The element, believed to have been created almost 12 billion years ago, is extremely rare on earth, and may further explain our existence.

Inside Berlin's fashion trade show The Five Elements Special

Berlin - The Five Elements fashion trade show returns to the Palais am Funkturm in Berlin for the 2010 summer edition from July 7 to 9.

Rare Trace Element Responsible for Rainforest Health

A team of researchers led by Princeton University scientists has found for the first time that tropical rainforests, a vital part of the Earth's ecosystem, rely on the rare trace element molybdenum to capture nitrogen fertilizer.

Nottingham Is Bringing Life To the Elements

Who says the periodic table is boring? With a new series featured on YouTube, the elements come to life. Some of the experiments that are featured are too dangerous for the classroom.

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Kosuke Morita  leader of the Riken team  with the new table in Wako  Japan  on December 31  2015.
Kosuke Morita, leader of the Riken team, with the new table in Wako, Japan, on December 31, 2015.
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Theodor Benfey s spiral periodic table.
Theodor Benfey's spiral periodic table.
The four new elements can be seen in their designated spots on the right-hand side of the periodic t...
The four new elements can be seen in their designated spots on the right-hand side of the periodic table.
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