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Food safety threat in plain sight; counter measures less clear

FOOD SAFETY THREAT IN PLAIN SIGHT; COUNTER MEASURES LESS CLEAR

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series about food allergies and the efforts by public health agencies, schools, legislators...

Energy drinks more dangerous than other caffeine options

ENERGY DRINKS MORE DANGEROUS THAN OTHER CAFFEINE OPTIONS

The impact on the heart was significantly greater than drinking the same volume of a drink with the equivalent caffeine content, researchers...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Scientists Discover New Atomically Layered, Thin Magnet

BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW ATOMICALLY LAYERED, THIN MAGNET

It may not seem like a material as thin as an atom could hide any surprises, but a research team led by scientists at the Department...

Seabirds Let Their Mates Know When They're Tired and Need a Break

SEABIRDS LET THEIR MATES KNOW WHEN THEY'RE TIRED AND NEED A BREAK

A Common Murre at a nest. Photo by Linda Takahashi . Editor's note: The following research summary describes a new article in The Auk:...

 
 
 
Dog Family Tree Reveals How Canine Breeds Came To Be

DOG FAMILY TREE REVEALS HOW CANINE BREEDS CAME TO BE

After 20 years of collecting DNA samples from dogs all over the world, geneticists at the National Human Genome Research Institute...

How Beauty Editors Sleep to Ensure They Wake Up Gorgeous

HOW BEAUTY EDITORS SLEEP TO ENSURE THEY WAKE UP GORGEOUS

Beauty editors spend all day researching the latest innovations in self-care, attending events about the newest products, and interviewing...

 
 
 
Biomedical engineering students awarded 2017 AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Award

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS AWARDED 2017 AFS DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD

Graduate students Nima Jalili, Rachael Muschalek and Landon Nash from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University...

Sleeping pills double the risk of a broken hip in 14 days

SLEEPING PILLS DOUBLE THE RISK OF A BROKEN HIP IN 14 DAYS

Taking benzodiazepines and so-called 'z-drugs' increases the risk of a fracture by 53 per cent after 15 to 30 days, according to researchers...

 
 
 
Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws

ILLEGAL POT USE INCREASED MORE IN STATES WITH MEDICAL LAWS

The research, published by JAMA on Wednesday, is the first to do a deep review of data from before laws came in. They also found a...

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA

PUBERTY'S ONSET MAY DEPEND ON DNA

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Genes...

 
 
 
Neutrophils Could be a Promising Target for Kidney Failure Treatment in Cancer Patients

NEUTROPHILS COULD BE A PROMISING TARGET FOR KIDNEY FAILURE TREATMENT IN CANCER PATIENTS

A recent research suggests neutrophils could be a promising target for developing therapies in treating kidney failure in cancer patients.

Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in a NASA hangar, report says

SERGEY BRIN IS SECRETLY BUILDING A MASSIVE ZEPPELIN IN A NASA HANGAR, REPORT SAYS

Google cofounder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in Hangar 2 of the NASA Ames Research Center,...

 
 
 
Study on prostate cancer treatment options reveals how ALL medical interventions devastate quality of life for men

STUDY ON PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT OPTIONS REVEALS HOW ALL MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS DEVASTATE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR MEN

All prostate cancer treatments negatively impact the quality of life in male patients, a recent study showed. As part of the study,...

Obese children are FOUR times more at risk of diabetes 

OBESE CHILDREN ARE FOUR TIMES MORE AT RISK OF DIABETES 

Researchers from King's College London analysed over 300,000 children. The condition increased from an average of six new cases per...

 
 
 
Placebo Effect Works for a Broken Heart too

PLACEBO EFFECT WORKS FOR A BROKEN HEART TOO

Research has shown that placebos - sham treatments with no active ingredients - can measurably ease pain, Parkinson's disease and other...

The number of Amazon Prime members has reportedly doubled in the past two years

THE NUMBER OF AMAZON PRIME MEMBERS HAS REPORTEDLY DOUBLED IN THE PAST TWO YEARS

Prime is the gift that keeps on giving for Amazon. According to a new study from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Amazon's...

 
 
 
Babies Floating in Fluid-Filled Bags

BABIES FLOATING IN FLUID-FILLED BAGS

When babies are born at 24 weeks' gestation, “it is very clear they are not ready to be here,” says Emily Partridge, a research fellow...

Artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow in ‘awe-inspiring' study that could help human preemies

ARTIFICIAL WOMB HELPS TINY LAMBS GROW IN ‘AWE-INSPIRING' STUDY THAT COULD HELP HUMAN PREEMIES

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests...

 
 
 
Trump's budget slashes millions from the institution Ivanka praises as ‘instrumental' for women

TRUMP'S BUDGET SLASHES MILLIONS FROM THE INSTITUTION IVANKA PRAISES AS ‘INSTRUMENTAL' FOR WOMEN

Ivanka called the World Bank's research “instrumental” to advancing women and girls. Her father wants to slash support by millions....

'Risky' school playgrounds increase children's happiness

'RISKY' SCHOOL PLAYGROUNDS INCREASE CHILDREN'S HAPPINESS

Youngsters who spend their lunch break in 'risky' areas are more likely to play with other children and less likely to be bullied,...