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July 28th
Health An outbreak in the United States is still very unlikely Four Zika cases are being investigated by public health officials in Southern Florida, as it seems that they are neither travel-related or contracted sexually. The…
July 28th
Health A rare case of universities and pharmaceutical industries working together Hailed as the first-ever test of open-source drug-discovery, a cooperative group of researchers from around the world have identified compounds that could …
July 28th
Health Telling athletes to "keep their mouths shut" is actually for their own good As if competing in the Olympics wasn’t hard enough, athletes now have another thing to keep in mind as they hit the Rio waterways. When they lock in…
July 28th
Health Pressing pause could mean the difference between life and death One afternoon in February 2011, Kelly Dwyer strapped on a pair of snowshoes and set out to hike a beaver pond trail near her home in Hooksett, New Hampshire.
July 27th
Health Could lead to antibiotics for some drug-resistant bacteria Today, scientists announced the discovery of a new antibiotic produced by bacteria in human noses.
July 27th
Science Fungi and a photosynthetic partner also work with fungal yeast Lichens are all around us, covering that tree on the side of the road or growing on an old building. The ancient combination of organisms has been a textbook example …
July 27th
Science A Middle East synchrotron experiment is looking for proposals The Middle Eastern experiment is looking for users…
July 27th
Health FDA: Drink weed e'ry day.... sorta The FDA just approved a new synthetic THC product for use in treating a variety of ailments, in liquid form. But despite being the first liquid THC replacement on the…
July 27th
Health Not every puff is created equal New research out of Berkeley Lab shows that not every puff is equal, and clearly outlines the factors that increase toxic risk.
July 27th
Health Scientists used donations to ID a gene associated with the disease Scientists used donations from the ice bucket challenge to identify a new gene associated with ALS called NEK1…