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The parasitic infections were first described by Hippocrates, the father of medicine, in reports from thousands of years ago. Now, detailed microscopy has...
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12.15.2017
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SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA.
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
12.15.2017
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Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients’...
by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
12.15.2017
2:37pm
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Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients. Researchers found that ketamine's...
by Columbia University Medical Center
12.15.2017
2:32pm
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An antibiotic candidate compound shelved in the 1970s in favor of more worthwhile drugs could be worth a second look, new research has found.
by University of Leeds
12.15.2017
2:25pm
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A new study indicates an essential role for a maternally inherited gene in embryonic development.
by Princeton University
12.15.2017
2:16pm
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Hurricane Harvey was historic: setting the rain record for the United States with a whopping 51.89 inches of rain in Harris County, and covering most of...
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12.15.2017
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Plastic labware is used daily across almost every lab, but plastics need to be chosen carefully in order to manage risk and ensure sample safety.
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Researchers have made a discovery with potential human health impacts in a parchment tubeworm, the marine invertebrate Chaetopterus sp., that resides in muddy...
by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
12.15.2017
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Researchers report statistical evidence that children exposed to airborne coarse particulate matter -- a mix of dust, sand and non-exhaust tailpipe emissions,...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
12.15.2017
9:14am
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A 60-year-old mystery about the source of energetic, potentially damaging particles in Earth's radiation belts has been solved using data from a shoebox-sized...
by NSF
12.15.2017
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Can companies rely on the results of one or two scientific studies to design a new industrial process or launch a new product? In at least one area of...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
12.15.2017
9:05am
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President Donald Trump’s pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his...
by MICHAEL BIESECKER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press
12.15.2017
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Researchers have developed software that lets users control robots over the internet with off-the-shelf virtual reality hardware.
by Brown University
12.14.2017
2:38pm
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An international team of researchers has sequenced and analyzed the first Sumatran rhino genome from a sample belonging to a male made famous at the Cincinnati...
by Cell Press
12.14.2017
2:35pm
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Using light-emitting nanoparticles, scientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread, potentially leading to...
by Rutgers University
12.14.2017
2:32pm
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Allergens are widespread, but highly variable in U.S. homes, according to the nation’s largest indoor allergen study to date. Researchers report that more than...
by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
12.14.2017
2:29pm
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No visit to the doctor’s office is complete without a blood-pressure cuff squeezing your arm and a cold stethoscope placed on your chest. But what if your...
by Cornell University
12.14.2017
2:26pm
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The cosmos are so vast the human eye has come to rely on an increasingly diverse toolbox of telescopes and spacecraft and computers to look farther out into...
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The Indian subcontinent has been the scene of civilization ebb and flow of diverse peoples, cultures and faiths for centuries. Always one of the most populous...
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12.14.2017
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Researchers are investigating therapies that reprogram T cells to “turn down” an immune response, which may hold promise for curing type 1 diabetes, as well as...
by Seattle Children's Hospital
12.14.2017
10:12am
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A gecko scampering up a wall or across a ceiling has long fascinated scientists and encouraged them to investigate how to harness lizard’s mysterious ability...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
12.14.2017
10:08am
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The comfort food we know and love today as the potato was domesticated between 8,000 and 10,000 years ago from a wild species native to the Andes Mountains in...
by Virginia Tech
12.14.2017
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ARS scientists are saving water in California's vineyards by using satellite data and computer models to better manage water resources.
by Agricultural Research Service
12.14.2017
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Around 2 million years ago, a genetic change occurred that differentiated humans from most other primates that both protected humans from diseases, yet made...
by University of Nevada, Reno
12.14.2017
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Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk.
by MIT
12.14.2017
9:39am
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The Chachapoyas, “Warriors of the Clouds,” were a people that lived in the northern elevations of Peru, and put up a long-running struggle against the Inca...
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12.13.2017
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It is becoming abundantly clear to patients and doctors alike that disease symptoms and efficacy of medications – and indeed, many aspects of the human body...
by Penn Medicine
12.13.2017
2:23pm
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Scientists investigating an outbreak of respiratory disease in a community of wild chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park were surprised to discover that...
by University of Wisconsin, Madison
12.13.2017
2:14pm
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How sensitive is the human sense of touch? Sensitive enough to feel the difference between surfaces that differ by just a single layer of molecules, a team of...
by University of California, San Diego
12.13.2017
2:08pm
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Cracking the German Enigma code is considered to be one of the decisive factors that hastened Allied victory in World War II. Now, a team of researchers has...
by University of Pennsylvania
12.13.2017
1:57pm
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Fossilized ticks discovered trapped and preserved in amber show that these parasites sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs almost 100 million years ago,...
by University of Oxford
12.13.2017
1:34pm
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The honey bee gut is colonized by specialized bacteria that help digest components of the floral pollen diet and produce molecules that likely promote bee...
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12.13.2017
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The total eclipse that blocked the sun’s direct light for more than two minutes in a narrow swath across the United States was anticipated to have temporary...
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A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse control issues than females, with the ultimate goal of developing more effective...
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12.13.2017
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Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
by Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press
12.13.2017
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A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to...
by Michigan State University
12.13.2017
9:28am
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It may take until the 2060s to know how much the sea level will rise by the end of this century, according to a new analysis.
by Rutgers University
12.13.2017
9:26am
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Rhesus macaques and capuchin monkeys can find a stable solution when playing a competitive game in which one opponent always does better than the other, but...
by Georgia State University
12.13.2017
9:20am
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Researchers have discovered how high glucose levels — whether caused by diabetes or other factors — keep heart cells from maturing normally.
by UCLA
12.13.2017
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A new Stanford study details how to shut off proteins in mammalian cells to keep viruses such as Zika, dengue and West Nile from invading.
by Stanford University Medicine
12.12.2017
1:46pm
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A new study shows that human waste accounts for a high percentage of nutrients consumed by some animals and plants in suburban ponds.
by Yale University
12.12.2017
1:37pm
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Different types of privacy laws in U.S. states produce markedly different effects on the willingness of patients to have genetic testing done, according to a...
by MIT
12.12.2017
1:33pm