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Modern humans who do not have African ancestry can trace about two percent of their genome back to our closest evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals. Now a...
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2.24.2017
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Much like weather forecasting, West Nile Virus forecasts use a computer model to generate multiple simulations that mimic the behavior of an outbreak and are...
by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
2.24.2017
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Data has shown that people who consistently sleep more than nine hours each night had double the risk of developing dementia in 10 years as compared to...
by Boston University Medical Center
2.24.2017
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People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research that involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a...
by University College London
2.24.2017
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A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, which can...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2.24.2017
8:47am
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The brainy teenagers of Britain drink more and smoke cannabis at greater rates – but are less likely to pick up the cigarette habit, according to a new study...
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2.23.2017
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A new study shows that it is not uncommon for cells in the brain to preferentially activate one copy over the other. The finding breaks basic tenants of...
by University of Utah Health Sciences
2.23.2017
2:03pm
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Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in...
by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press
2.23.2017
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A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, a new study shows.
by Imperial College London
2.23.2017
1:38pm
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Researchers have discovered that a subset of genes involved in daily circadian rhythms, or the "biological clock," only become active late in life or during...
by Oregon State University
2.23.2017
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A heel-down posture -- a feature that separates great apes, including humans, from other primates -- confers advantages in fighting, according to a new study.
by National Science Foundation
2.23.2017
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The Human Parechovirus, one of the causes of the common cold, has been with us for a long time. It is one among many strains that make the rounds each autumn...
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2.23.2017
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Researchers have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane using only ultraviolet light as an energy source. The team now...
by Duke University
2.23.2017
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While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030, with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91, Americans will continue to have one...
by Maria Cheng, Associated Press
2.23.2017
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We all do it; we all need it – humans and animals alike. Sleep is an essential behavior shared by nearly all animals and disruption of this process is...
by Florida Atlantic University
2.23.2017
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Fructose, a form of sugar linked to obesity and diabetes, is converted in the human brain from glucose, according to a new study. The finding raises questions...
by Yale University
2.23.2017
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In a land where survival is precarious, Komodo dragons thrive despite being exposed to scads of bacteria that would kill less hardy creatures.
by American Chemical Society
2.23.2017
9:22am
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Humanity has trained its telescopic eye on a series of far-off planets beyond our solar system that could be just the right temperature and size to hold life,...
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2.22.2017
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For the first time ever, a single flexible fiber no bigger than a human hair has successfully delivered a combination of optical, electrical, and chemical...
by MIT
2.22.2017
2:31pm
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It may seem obvious, but the key to confirming whether someone is suffering from a cold or flu virus might lie at the misery's source -- the inflamed passages...
by Duke University Medical Center
2.22.2017
2:24pm
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A team of researchers studying the 'living fossil' Sphenodon - or tuatara - have identified a new way to measure the evolutionary rate of these enigmatic...
by University of Bristol
2.22.2017
2:20pm
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Women actively infected with genital herpes during early pregnancy had twice the odds of giving birth to a child later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...
by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
2.22.2017
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Each year, two to 16 percent of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill hydrocarbons, chemical-laden water, hydraulic fracturing fluids and other...
by Duke University
2.22.2017
1:55pm
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Loud sounds and toxic drugs can lead to death of the hair cells, which do not regenerate, and is the root cause for widespread hearing loss. Until now, it was...
by Brigham and Women's Hospital
2.22.2017
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