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When the brain gets injured, star shaped brain cells called astrocytes come to the rescue. In the case of glioma the most common type of primary brain tumor this...
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The world has been hit hard by coronavirus, and health services and authorities everywhere are struggling to reduce the spread, combat the disease and protect the population. Nevertheless, the pandemic...
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Consuming a diet high in fiber was linked with a reduced incidence of breast cancer in an analysis of all relevant prospective studies. The findings are published early online in...
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Eighty percent of colon cancers stem from a genetic mutation of the protein adenomatous polyposis coli, or APC. While the majority of people with that mutation will develop polyps, only some...
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Researchers have shown how a by product of steel making can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete, in a zero waste approach to help advance the circular economy....
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A sponge found in Manado Bay, Indonesia, makes a molecule called manzamine A, which stops the growth of cervical cancer cells, according to a recent publication in the Journal of...
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Conservation experts say the coronavirus pandemic, which likely originated at a market selling wild animals in China, is a watershed moment for curbing the global wildlife trade, which can drive...
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But with threats like getting tangled in fishing gear, the future for one distinct population looks dire, say conservation groups. At the current rate of decline, the critically endangered Eastern...
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Scientists at Caltech and Occidental College have discovered a methane fueled symbiosis between worms and bacteria at the bottom of the sea, shedding new light on the ecology of deep sea environments....
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US policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID 19 face a difficult trade off between closing schools to reduce transmission and new cases, and potential health care worker absenteeism...
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Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol scientists at the University of California, Davis....
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It predicts a permanent reduction in the demand for travel because people have learned during the crisis to use home working technology. The implications are profound for commuters and for government...
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Scientists know that coronaviruses, including the SARS CoV 19 virus responsible for the COVID 19 pandemic, can remain infectious for days or even longer in sewage and drinking water. advertisement Two...
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A protein called phytochrome B, which can sense light and temperature, triggers plant growth and controls flowering time. How it does so is not fully understood. advertisement In a paper...
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What is a public document That question is the latest battleground in the yearslong war over proposed changes in what kinds of studies and data the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
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Africas national parks are meant to protect lions, elephants, and other wildlife from human hunters. Pachyderms , generally staying within park boundaries. A new study suggests lions in West Africa...
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A study conducted by two associate professors of marketing at The University of Texas at Arlington shows that people are more likely to base decisions on anecdotal information instead of...
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Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research that could help settle a fierce debate spanning clinical and...
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Sailors stationed aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt gave a warm send off to their captain for criticizing the Navys response to a coronavirus outbreak on the ship. Capt. Brett Crozier...
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Dirac matter is an intriguing class of materials with rather peculiar properties electrons in these materials behave as if they had no mass. The most prominent Dirac material is graphene,...