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Jeanette Epps, now 47, who was announced as part of the Expedition 56/57 crew last year, would have been the first African-American astronaut to join the crew...
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1.19.2018
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Researchers created a new synthetic virus that could lead to the development of a more effective vaccine against smallpox. The discovery demonstrates how...
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1.19.2018
3:01pm
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A new study has found that some of the building blocks of the Pentagon and Empire State Building were made by microbes that lived up to 340 million years ago,...
by Australian National University
1.19.2018
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Plastics are an abundant part of daily life. But these plastics are often derived from petroleum, contributing to reliance on fossil fuels and driving harmful...
by University of Wisconsin, Madison
1.19.2018
2:52pm
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Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets.
by McGill University
1.19.2018
2:47pm
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Recent decades have seen an "explosive evolution" of techniques to restore blood flow to areas of the brain endangered by stroke or clogged arteries, according...
by Loyola University Health System
1.19.2018
2:42pm
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Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That’s the goal of an...
by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
1.19.2018
2:32pm
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Meteor hunters are picking up the pieces across Michigan and scientists are reconstructing the dynamics of the space rock that burned up over the Detroit metro...
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1.19.2018
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The test, called CancerSEEK, is a unique noninvasive, multianalyte test that simultaneously evaluates levels of eight cancer proteins and the presence of...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
1.19.2018
9:40am
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Research shows a collection of small adaptations in stress activated proteins, accumulated over millennia of human history, could help to explain our increased...
by Newcastle University
1.19.2018
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No one plans like NASA, and when it came to exploring the moon, the Apollo program was no different. However, even despite their best efforts, the astronauts...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
1.19.2018
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Scholars have found the first direct evidence that glass was produced in sub-Saharan Africa centuries before the arrival of Europeans, a finding that the...
by Rice University
1.19.2018
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Diaminoglyoxime, or DAG, is an extremely powerful high-energy explosive. But one significant drawback is the waste involved, since 60 percent of the possible...
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1.18.2018
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Although more than one in three Americans still don’t get enough sleep, a new analysis shows first signs of success in the fight for more shut eye.
by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
1.18.2018
2:55pm
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Lithium-sulfur batteries are promising candidates for replacing common lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles since they are cheaper, weigh less, and can...
by Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory
1.18.2018
2:49pm
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In a study of 420 employees representing a wide variety of occupations and work settings at three organizations, researchers found that commitments that...
by Ohio State University
1.18.2018
2:40pm
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People commonly believe that they can catch the flu by exposure to droplets from an infected person’s coughs or sneezes or by touching contaminated surfaces....
by University of Maryland School of Public Health
1.18.2018
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For the first time, researchers have described atom-by-atom changes in a family of proteins linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a group of brain...
by Brown University
1.18.2018
2:27pm
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An international review says that many native carnivores that live in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate – spelling bad news...
by Wildlife Conservation Society
1.18.2018
2:24pm
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In the mid-1970s, a majority of traffic fatalities in America were due to drunk driving. A massive crackdown spearheaded by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving...
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1.18.2018
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Think of them as extra-large parasites. A small group of fishes—possibly the world’s cleverest carnivorous grazers—feeds on the scales of other fish in the...
by University of Washington
1.18.2018
9:59am
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An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of...
by University of Cambridge
1.18.2018
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The brain activity of jazz pianists differs from those of classical pianists, even when playing the same piece of music, a new study has found.
by Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
1.18.2018
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Everything on the surface of the Earth rests on massive tectonic plates that resemble a jelly sandwich, with two rigid pieces -- the upper crust and the upper...
by Colorado State University
1.18.2018
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Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating, leading to disability and shortened lives. However, little is known about how different levels of injury and time...
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1.18.2018
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Researchers at Purdue University just made high-throughput screening, a process often used in drug discovery, 10 times faster than previous methods.
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1.18.2018
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We’re all familiar with those awesome armored giants of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods – Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus – and their amazing, weaponized...
by North Carolina State University
1.17.2018
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Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. The retail giant said...
by Tom Murphy, Associated Press
1.17.2018
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In a recent study, scientists worked with piglets to show prebiotics included in infant formula can enhance memory and exploratory behavior.
by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
1.17.2018
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Experts have long known that as oil paintings age, soaps can form within the paint, degrading the appearance of the artworks. The process significantly...
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
1.17.2018
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A new study reveals the molecular structure of a protein called alpha(a)Klotho, and how it helps to transmit a hormonal signal that slows aging.
by NYU Langone Health
1.17.2018
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The study also suggests turkeys weren’t only prized for their meat - with demand for the birds soaring with the Mayans and Aztecs because of their cultural...
by University of York
1.17.2018
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Using next-generation DNA sequencing, scientists have found that the famous "Two Brothers" mummies of the Manchester Museum have different fathers so are, in...
by University of Manchester
1.17.2018
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In a new study, researchers have examined how much energy could be saved in elderly people's households and why this saving potential is not being exploited.
by Swiss national Science Foundation
1.17.2018
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Chernobyl – the site of the Soviet mishap that was the worst nuclear accident in human history – will soon be producing power again. This time, it will be...
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1.17.2018
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Two independent teams of scientists discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by...
by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
1.17.2018
10:03am
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Aged garlic extract may help obese people ward off painful inflammation and lower cholesterol levels, a new University of Florida study shows.
by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
1.17.2018
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For anyone who has accidentally injured themselves, Dr. Zachary Campbell not only sympathizes, he’s developing new ways to blunt pain.
by University of Texas at Dallas
1.17.2018
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Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep for fatigued people who have been treated for cancer.
by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
1.17.2018
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Mars, now cold and mostly barren, once had a climate that was warmer, wetter and may have had the potential to host life. When this complete reversal of the...
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A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new study, which is the first to unveil a gut-brain...
by Weill Cornell Medicine
1.16.2018
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Biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein that many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukemia, and breast cancer...
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1.16.2018
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New international research finds that the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri can help treat breastfed babies less than 3-months-old who have colic (and their...
by Imogen Crump, University of Melbourne
1.16.2018
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