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Oct. 27, 2016 — New results from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission are providing insights into the huge impacts that dominated the early history of Earth's moon and other ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Researchers have identified the cause of chronic, and currently untreatable, pain in those with amputations and severe nerve damage, as well as a potential treatment which relies on engineering ... read more

Want to Exercise More? Get Yourself Some Competition

Oct. 27, 2016 — Competition is a far stronger motivation for exercise than friendly support, and in fact, giving people such support actually made them less likely to go to the gym less than simply leaving them ... read more

Psychopathy Increases Risk of Violence in Romantic Relationships

Oct. 27, 2016 — People with higher levels of psychopathic tendencies are more likely to assault their romantic partners. They are also more likely to drink alcohol, a study has ... read more

New Tool Detects Malicious Websites Before They Cause Harm

Oct. 27, 2016 — Malicious websites promoting scams, distributing malware and collecting phished credentials pervade the web. As quickly as we block or blacklist them, criminals set up new domain names to support ... read more

Prognostic Role of Side Where Colon Cancer Occurs

Oct. 27, 2016 — Does the location of colon cancer – left or right side – matter for survival? A new report reviewed medical literature to examine the prognostic role of a primary colon cancer tumor being located ... read more

Study Finds Lack of Benefit of Cranberry in Reducing Urinary Tract Infections Among Older Women

Oct. 27, 2016 — Among older women residing in nursing homes, administration of cranberry capsules compared with placebo resulted in no significant difference in presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria (presence of ... read more

Regular Dental Visits May Help Prevent Pneumonia, Study Shows

Oct. 27, 2016 — That twice-yearly trip to the dentist could do more than keep teeth and gums healthy: It may decrease the risk of pneumonia by reducing bacteria in the mouth, suggests ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Crustaceans that thrive in the vastness of the open ocean have no place to hide from their predators. Consequently, many creatures that live at depths where sunlight fades to darkness have developed ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — The eerie glow of a dead star, which exploded long ago as a supernova, reveals itself in this Hubble Space Telescope image of the Crab Nebula. But, the ghoulish-looking object still has a pulse. ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — NASA's New Horizons mission reached a major milestone this week when the last bits of science data from the Pluto flyby -- stored on the spacecraft's digital recorders since July 2015 -- ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Global populations of vertebrates -- mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish -- have declined by 58 percent between 1970 and 2012, states a new report. Animals living in the world's ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — A new method to determine how effectively immune cells kill their targets could help personalize immune therapies, report ... read more

Death Vs. Another Hospital Stay: Study Suggests Medicare Should Weigh Them Equally When Paying Hospitals

Oct. 27, 2016 — Medicare should focus more on how well hospitals do at actually keeping patients alive during the first 30 days after a hospitalization, in addition to how well they do at keeping patients from being ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — The discovery of chains of atoms in a two-dimensional crystal could help researchers control the properties of ... read more

Is More, Better? Finding the Balance Between Nutritional Supplements and Eye Health

Oct. 27, 2016 — In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional supplements to be taken daily to prevent or slow vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Now, using nutritional ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — New research reveals pictograms that will help seniors understand medication instructions, say ... read more

Asthma Study Provides 'Paradigm Shift' in Understanding of Life-Threatening Condition

Oct. 27, 2016 — New research paves way for developing new treatments for asthma. Researchers have described their discovery as a ‘paradigm shift’ in understanding the life-threatening ... read more

Scientists Illuminate Key Molecular Player in Both Morphine Addiction and Rare Disease

Oct. 27, 2016 — In a remarkable “two for one” discovery, scientists have illuminated a key molecular player in the addictive effects of morphine in animal ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — A three-dimensional computer model of the human genome has been created by researchers. The shape of DNA (as well as its sequence) significantly affects biological processes and is therefore crucial ... read more

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