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A NASA led, international study finds Asia s high mountain glaciers are flowing more slowly in response to widespread ice loss, affecting freshwater availability downstream in India, Pakistan and China. Researchers...
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Exercise has been called a double edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some types of exercise seem to improve body esteem, whereas others have the potential...
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These E. coli bacteria harbor proteins from the eavesdropping virus. One of the viral proteins has been tagged with a red marker. When the virus is in the stay...
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A toddler puts her hand on a hot stove and swiftly withdraws it. Alas, it s too late the child s finger has sustained a minor burn. To soothe...
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New research published in Diabetologia the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD] shows that in older people living in the community, type 2 diabetes T2D...
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A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage are living in far greater quantities in near shore sediments of the Hudson River than in the water itself. The river s...
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Oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis plant reduced spasticity compared with placebo in patients already taking anti spasticity drugs. advertisement Chemical compounds derived from the cannabis sativa plant...
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It s a maddening cycle that has affected us all it starts with an itch that triggers scratching, but scratching only makes the itchiness worse. Now, researchers have revealed the...
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In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months later, she...
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When a building is damaged, a general contractor often oversees various subcontractors framers, electricians, plumbers and drywall hangers to ensure repairs are done in the correct order and...
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Nova Southeastern University NSU researchers recently discovered that by testing the level of NER nucleotide excision repair gene expression, pediatric oncologists can determine the likelihood of early relapse less than...
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The free living nematode, C. elegans, exists in a stress resistant form called dauer in low resource or overcrowded conditions. University of Illinois and University of Pennsylvania researchers found the protein responsible for...
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A long simmering debate about the ethics of using fetal tissue from elective abortions in biomedical research heated up today in Washington, D.C. National Institutes of Health NIH Director Francis Collins...
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Soot from road traffic in emerging countries can reach high altitudes, where it can be transported over long distances and thus contributes to global warming. This is the conclusion of...
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A new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report calls for a complete rejuvenation of the U.S. fusion program, which hasnt built a tokamak like the National Spherical Torus...
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A board that oversees the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS UNAIDS in Geneva, Switzerland, the global command center in the fight against the infectious disease, has resisted calls to...
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A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA. In a paper published Dec. 13, 2018, in the journal Science, UC San Francisco researchers describe...
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published the now famous paper The Tragedy of the Commonsby ecologist Garrett Hardin. In it, Hardin questioned societys ability to manage shared resources, concluding that individuals will act in their self interest...
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New insights into how dengue and Zika viruses cause disease reveal shared and virus specific mechanisms. An international, multi institutional team led by researchers of the University of California, San Francisco and...