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coffee beans

Drinking Coffee Reduces Risk of Death from All Causes, Study Finds

The findings come from the largest study of its kind, in which scientists analysed data from more than half a million people across 10...
Glaucoma

The Gene Mutation That Can Prevent Glaucoma

In the largest study on any cause of glaucoma to date, an international research collaboration on Exfoliation Syndrome – a major form of glaucoma...
fusion

How Hot is Too Hot in Fusion?

To predict the impact of removing exhaust heat from the ITER tokamak, researchers call on Titan Fusion, the energy that powers the stars, might one...
Avebury stone circle

‘Secret Square’ Discovered Beneath World-famous Avebury Stone Circle

Archaeologists from the universities of Leicester and Southampton have found a striking and apparently unique square monument beneath the world-famous Avebury stone circle in...
fish

Size Not Important for Fish in the Largest Mass Extinction of...

However, researchers from the University of Bristol and the Chengdu Center of the China Geological Survey, have found that size played no role in...
paper tubevideo

Uncrushable: How a 2,700-paper-tube Structure Stands Up to Stress

In preparation for the opening of the National Building Museum’s Summer Block Party in Washington, DC, Columbia Engineering ran a crush test on a...
climate change

Sea Levels along the Brazilian Coast Are Expected to Rise in...

Sea levels along the Brazilian coast are expected to rise in the decades ahead. However, although more than 60% of the Brazilian population lives...
Microbe

Microbe Mystery Solved: What Happened to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Plume

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is one of the most studied spills in history, yet scientists haven’t...
sexual dimorphism

Study Reveals How Sex ‘Blindspot’ Could Misdirect Medical Research

The sex of animals frequently has an effect in biomedical research and therefore should be considered in the study of science, report scientists from...
pediatric feeding disorders

New Study Advances Understanding on Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders

A new study suggests the existing drug D-cycloserine may enhance recovery for children during treatment for pediatric feeding disorders, by changing their brain's reaction...
dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Head Impact Exposure Increases as Youth Football Players Get Older, Bigger

Youth football teams are more frequently exposed to more forceful head impacts as they move up in age- and weight-based levels of play, according...
cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Mass. General Study Finds Potential Mechanism for BCG Vaccine Reversal of...

New data from an FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes are being presented at...
Wikipedia

An Algorithm Designed to Expand Wikipedia in All Languages

With 40 million articles in 293 languages, Wikipedia is the largest encyclopedia ever made. The 5.4 million pages in English are particularly varied, covering...
beetles

Speed of Animal Evolution Enhanced by Cooperative Behaviour

In some populations, we allowed parents to help their offspring, but in other populations we removed the parents. Benjamin Jarrett Cooperative behaviour is a key part...
measurement method, Internet connectivity, Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, climate, antipsychotics, drugs, Marijuana

University of Waterloo Lab Will Help Shape the Future of Industrial...

Speeding the adoption of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and processes on shop floors is one of the key goals of a world-class University...
antiferromagnetic

New Antiferromagnetic Phase: Clue to Design of Iron-based Superconductor with Higher...

In iron-based superconductors, high critical temperature (Tc) superconductivity over 50 K has only been accomplished in electron-doped hREFeAsO (hRE is heavy rare earth (RE)...
map

Astronomers Make the Largest Map of the Universe Yet

Quasars are incredibly bright and distant points of light powered by supermassive black holes. As matter and energy fall into the black hole, they...
breast cancer

Study Estimates Number of U.S. Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A new study shows that the number of women in the United States living with distant metastatic breast cancer (MBC), the most severe form...
depression

Depression Not as Big a Killer as Previously Thought

Since the 1980s, numerous studies have appeared which suggest a high risk of mortality among people suffering from depression. This has generally been taken...
measurement method, Internet connectivity, Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, climate, antipsychotics, drugs, Marijuana

Marijuana Use Tied to Poorer School Performance

When high school students started smoking marijuana regularly they were less likely to get good grades and want to pursue university, according to a...