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2022
May
03,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
What do gunpowder, penicillin and Teflon all have in common? They were inventions that took the world by storm, but they were all created by complete accident. ...
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May
02,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
New research in mice raises the prospects for development of post-concussion therapies that could ward off cognitive decline and depression, two common conditions among people who have experienced a moderate traumatic brain injury....
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April
29,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have taken the first step to creating the next generation of wearable health monitors.  ...
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April
26,
2022
| 15:37 PM America/New_York
A new study in breast cancer survivors has found that chemotherapy, while a critical part of breast cancer therapy, may also have some lasting dampening effects on natural immunity, but moderate fitness improvements can offer some protection against ...
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April
22,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Federal funding for biomedical research has a “ripple effect” of stimulating new studies even beyond the original purposes of a grant and may provide unexpected benefits, a new study suggests....
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April
18,
2022
| 14:54 PM America/New_York
Before being accidentally introduced to the New World by the 16th century slave trade, the yellow fever mosquito was a species native only to Africa....
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April
18,
2022
| 10:49 AM America/New_York
A small preliminary study suggests people may not be comfortable with AI companions that look and talk too much like real humans....
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April
13,
2022
| 07:36 AM America/New_York
Right from birth, human brains are organized into networks that support mental functions such as vision and attention, a new study shows....
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April
11,
2022
| 08:33 AM America/New_York
At least for now, there is no reason for the traditional meat industry to have much of a beef with producers of plant-based burgers and other meat alternatives, new research suggests. ...
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April
06,
2022
| 11:12 AM America/New_York
The next generation of catalytic converters could have longer lifetimes and need fewer rare materials to operate, a new study suggests....
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April
05,
2022
| 19:02 PM America/New_York
Social bonding between randomly assigned college roommates is not only a human phenomenon, a new study on vampire bats suggests....
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April
04,
2022
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
A new study reveals that while few cities in the U.S. have high-quality bus rapid transit systems, those that do see benefits to nearby property values.   ...
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March
30,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
Football may be America’s most popular sport, but the nation is deeply divided about whether youth should play the tackle version of the game....
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March
28,
2022
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
At least hundreds of so-far unidentified species of mammals are hiding in plain sight around the world, a new study suggests....
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March
28,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
There may be a way in the future to enhance diabetes treatment – with better control of blood sugar and its use by the brain, and a lower risk for neurological problems – by attaching insulin to a specially designed nanomaterial....
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March
23,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/New_York
Earthquakes are famously impossible to predict, and have been the cause of some of the most devastating events in human history. But could we learn more about these natural disasters by tracking them backwards through time? ...
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March
17,
2022
| 06:51 AM America/New_York
Nearly half of teachers are considering quitting or transferring jobs, with one of the main reasons being the violence and threats made against them, according to a nationwide survey conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic....
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March
14,
2022
| 08:22 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a new method for training people to be creative, one that shows promise of succeeding far better than current ways of sparking innovation....
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March
09,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A new study of brain development in mice shortly after birth may provide insights into how early life events can affect wiring patterns in the brain that manifest as disease later in life – specifically such disorders as schizophrenia, epilepsy and a...
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March
01,
2022
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that a human receptor protein has the ability to detect individual amino acids in exactly the same way that bacteria do....
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March
01,
2022
| 07:44 AM America/New_York
Alcohol use by parents of young children was related to how many bars and restaurants were near where they shopped, where they worked and where their children went to school, a new study finds....
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February
23,
2022
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
Astronomers have used a new technique to confirm a real-life Tatooine, the fictional planet with two suns that was home to Luke Skywalker in “Star Wars.”...
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February
20,
2022
| 09:07 AM America/New_York
Vacation photos of zebras and whales that tourists post on social media may have a benefit they never expected: helping researchers track and gather information on endangered species....
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February
18,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The closure of a gate at a national wildlife refuge in Denver about a decade ago ensured protection for bison, bald eagles and other wildlife inside, but also created a physical and metaphorical barrier for people living in diverse communities just o...
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February
09,
2022
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
Far from being hobbled by fears of COVID-19, lung cancer patients actually showed less depression and anxiety during the pandemic than their healthy peers, a new study found....
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February
08,
2022
| 07:41 AM America/New_York
Using GPS tags attached to the birds, researchers discovered some surprising facts about the long migrations that eastern whip-poor-wills make from their Midwest breeding grounds to where they winter in Mexico and Central America....
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February
04,
2022
| 07:55 AM America/New_York
When it comes to establishing prairies that support pollinators on reclaimed industrial land, a new study suggests native plant diversity matters less than seeding species with the ability to persist in poor soils....
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February
03,
2022
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
Scientists have successfully tested in the lab a tiny biosensor they developed that can detect biomarkers tied to traumatic brain injuries....
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January
31,
2022
| 15:08 PM America/New_York
When people choose between two high-value items, their decisions tend to be fast and accurate, a new study showed – exactly the opposite of what many scientists expected....
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January
26,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but a chocolate chip cookie labeled “consumer complaint” won’t taste as good as the exact same product described as “new and improved,” a new study suggests....
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