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Sending missions to Mars for a living sounds like a dream job. But not every day can be launch day so what do Nasa s spacecraft engineers get up...
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Dartmouth researchers Pallab Sarker and Anne Kapuscinski, who is now at UC Santa Cruz, conducting sustainable aquaculture research with Nile tilapia. Credit Devin S. Fitzgerald Dartmouth researchers Pallab Sarker and...
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Lung cancer is the leading cause of preventable cancer death. A disease of complex origin, lung cancer is usually considered to result from effects of smoking and from multiple genetic...
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Primary school students are more likely to eat a nutritional breakfast when given 10 extra minutes to do so, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Tech and...
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Oxygen deprivation associated with preterm birth leaves telltale signs on the brains of newborns in the form of alterations to cerebellar white matter at the cellular and the physiological levels....
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Treasury Minister Robert Jenrick said the government was looking at smart, intelligent incentives to get plastic producers to take responsibility. Reports suggest a levy on manufacturers and some disposable plastic...
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In a first in humans pilot study, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a sentinel area of the brain that may give an early warning before clinical seizure...
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STOCKHOLMArtificial intelligence AI can kick butt in games such as Pong and Space Invaders, but it comes off like a common n00b when playing Ms. Pac Man pictured . Now, by making...
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Recurring patterns in patient accounts suggest the existence of an inverse relationship between personal history of infectious fever and cancer risk, and these patterns are documented throughout decades of medical...
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What do shark attacks, the lottery and ovarian cancer screening having in common It turns out our judgments about these things are all influenced by unconscious bias. advertisement Humans are...
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Close The ALMA telescope in Chile has transformed how we see the universe, showing us otherwise invisible parts of the cosmos. This array of incredibly precise antennas studies a comparatively...
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While global incidence rates of HIV have declined notably in recent years, the virus that causes AIDS remains a major and, in some ways largely unmitigated, public health threat in...
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The Case Western Reserve biologists explore d the potential for parallel and non parallel evolution of thermal tolerance across three cities using acorn ants as a model system as these...
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In the everyday world, events occur in a definite orderyour alarm clock rings before you wake up, or vice versa. However, a new experiment shows that when fiddling with a...
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Doctors Without Borders built and is running an Ebola treatment unit in Mangina, the epicenter of the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Karin Huster/Doctors Without Borders...
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Eating carbohydrates in moderation seems to be optimal for health and longevity, suggests new research published in The Lancet Public Health journal. advertisement The observational study of more than 15, 400...
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Aerosols are tiny particles that are spewed into the atmosphere by human activities, including burning coal and wood. They have negative effects on air quality damaging human health and...
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Elizabeth Tarling and colleagues found that cholesterol lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Credit Amy Albin/UCLA Health Elizabeth Tarling...
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A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer s never develop the classic dementia that...
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This graphic depicts new research in which lithium ions are inserted into the crystal structure of a quantum material called samarium nickelate, suggesting a new avenue for research and potential...