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Melvin launches in Utah

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August 2016 – Melvin Brewing, 2015 GABF Small Brewpub Brewer of the Year, has partnered with Utah Craft Beverages to bring its hop-centric beers to the Beehive State. “It’s really quaint that we are now sending 2×4 DIPA, Melvin IPA and Hubert MPA cans to Utah.  It feels like we are doing something that we […]

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Life thrived on young Earth: scientists discover 3.7-billion-year-old fossils

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A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the world’s oldest fossils in a remote area of Greenland, capturing the earliest history of the planet and demonstrating that life on Earth emerged rapidly in the planet’s early years. The team discovered 3.7-billion-year-old stromatolite fossils in the world’s oldest sedimentary rocks, in the Isua Greenstone Belt along […]

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Gaming for gut research

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You may not think of yourself in this way, but in some ways your body is just a host for hundreds of trillions of microbes (including bacteria) that colonize us in fairly unique combinations in our guts, inside our various orifices and on the surface of our skin. These tiny creatures are essential to our […]

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Researchers identify genetic marker for heart failure

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A team of scientists has identified powerful predictors of congestive heart failure, a major cause of hospitalization and death in the United States. A mutated gene, SLCO1B1, was found to be associated with high levels of blood fatty acid, which is a strong predictor for the development of future heart failure and the mutation itself […]

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Motivating eco-friendly behaviors depends on cultural values

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The specific cultural values of a country may determine whether concern about environmental issues actually leads individuals to engage in environmentally friendly behaviors, according to the new research. The findings suggest that individual concern is more strongly associated with motivation to act in countries that espouse individualistic values, while social norms may be a stronger […]