When natural disasters strike, men and women respond differently
Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to do so, suggests a new University...
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World's first gene therapy for glycogen storage disease produces remarka...
At the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease's 41st Annual Conference, Dr. David Weinstein of UConn School of Medicine and Connecticut Children's presented his grou...
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Huge asteroid that narrowly missed Earth ‘slipped through the net’, ...
The largest asteroid to pass as close to the Earth in a century “slipped through” Nasa’s detection systems, internal emails reveal.Named 2019 OK b...
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Scientists sound the alarm: Nearly 3 billion birds have vanished
"Astounded." That's the word applied conservation scientist Ken Rosenberg used to describe his team's reaction to their study that's tallied a massive loss o...
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No bones about it, this protein slows down fracture-healing
Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: even after they've healed, the bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. And since more than 6...
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Ancient asteroid collision boosts biodiversity on Earth
WASHINGTON - An international team of scientists found that a collision in the asteroid belt 470 million years ago diversified life on Earth.The study published on Wed...
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Researchers alter mouse gut microbiomes by feeding good bacteria their p...
Humans choose food based on the way it looks, smells, and tastes. But the microbes in our guts use a different classification system -- one that is based on the molecu...
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Learning to read boosts the visual brain
How does learning to read change our brain? Does reading take up brain space dedicated to seeing objects such as faces, tools or houses? In a functional brain imaging ...
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Space laser prototype to detect ripples in fabric of the universe unveiled
Hunting for gravitational waves, faint disturbances in the curvature of space-time, is not easy. Researchers have to wait for extreme cosmic events -- like a blac...
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Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke
Researchers led by Sean I. Savitz, MD, reported today in the journal Stem Cells that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I t...
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