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Is virtual reality the next big thing in art therapy?

The ever-expanding field of virtual reality (VR) has been used in health care settings like physical rehabilitation. It's also made its way into therapy settings to re...

New research explains how HIV avoids getting ZAPped

Humans have evolved dynamic defense mechanisms against the viruses that seek to infect our bodies -- proteins that specialize in identifying, capturing and destroying ...

Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

When you check the weather forecast in the morning, the results you see are more than likely determined by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, a comprehe...

leukemia diagnostics: AI-driven single blood cell classification

Every day, millions of single blood cells are evaluated for disease diagnostics in medical laboratories and clinics. Most of this repetitive task is still done manuall...

New findings on nitrous oxide emissions from northern trees surprised sc...

A recently published study, completed by researchers from the University of Helsinki together with Dr Katerina Machacova, a visiting scholar, demonstrates that boreal ...

New understanding of antibiotic synthesis

Researchers at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine have made important strides in understanding the functioning of enzymes that play an integral role in the produc...

How two strains of one bacterium combine to cause flesh-eating infection

In recent years, scientists have found that serious infections that progress rapidly and resist treatment are often caused by multiple microbes interacting with one an...

Associations between childhood maltreatment and offending behaviors late...

Children who experience maltreatment, such as neglect or physical or sexual abuse, are more likely to engage in delinquent and offending behaviors in adolescence and y...

Strained family relations and worsening of chronic health conditions

Strained relationships with parents, siblings or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than a troubled relationship with a significant other, ...

Only-children more likely to be obese than children with siblings

Families with multiple children tend to make more healthy eating decisions than families with a single child.A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and...

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