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CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Babies as young as 10 months can assess how much someone values a particular goal by observing how hard they are willing to work to a..
Phones, laptops, electric cars - batteries are everywhere. And to meet the expectations of today's consumers, these batteries are increasingly light, ..
Excess carbon dioxide, emitted by burning fossil fuels like coal and petroleum, is one of the most important factors in driving global warming. While ..
Bowhead whales don't go to Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, only to feed but also to rub against the rocks to help remove their dead skin. The curious behav..
A team of scientists led by The Open University has discovered evidence of recent glacial meltwater on Mars, despite the widely-held view that the rec..
Glaucoma, which affects over 60 million people worldwide, can seem easy to treat: medicated eye drops can be used to ease the buildup of fluid in the ..
Maternal stress during the second trimester of pregnancy may influence the nervous system of the developing child, both before and after birth, and ma..
Stanford researchers found that manipulating the gut microbe Clostridium sporogenes changed levels of molecules in the bloodstreams of mice and, in tu..
Phones, laptops, electric cars - batteries are everywhere. And to meet the expectations of today's consumers, these batteries are increasingly light, ..
Aerial drone footage of bowhead whales in Canada's Arctic has revealed that the large mammals molt and use rocks to rub off dead skin. The footage pro..
With Darkest Hour debuting this week, Gary Oldman has amassed over 50 feature film roles in a little over 30 years. What makes him great? In a word: f..
Bottom Line: Risk for aging-related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes was significantly higher among thyroid cancer survivors in Utah than i..
Bottom Line: People who survived childhood cancer were more than twice as likely as the general population to have high blood pressure (hypertension) ..
New research shows that chronic stress suppresses the immune system’s response to cancer, reducing the effectiveness of immunotherapy treatments. Univ..
Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. To the casual observer, Aston Martin cars might all look the same. A long hood. Vo..
When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on medicines that deliver the longest ..
A new study provides insights into the interaction between alcohol consumption and metabolic factors in predicting severe liver disease in the general..
On Tuesday night, Mediaite Contributing Editor Larry O’Connor had a fiery exchange with a panelist regarding to recently federal court ruling that blo..
(WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017) -- When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on ..
Baby-boomers, those born between 1947 and 1964, experienced an excess risk of prescription opioid overdose death and heroin overdose death, according ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation will soon rebound but offered on Tuesday an unusua..
Stroke researchers at Kessler Foundation have proposed a theory for the high incidence of delirium and spatial neglect after right-brain stroke. Their..
Last month, the New York Times published a bombshell report about a private offshoot of NXIVM, a secretive self-help group run out of Albany, New York..
PHILADELPHIA -- Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoni..
A study led by the University of Nottingham has found that differently-coiled types of Japanese land snails should in fact be considered a single spec..
Anticholinergic burden assessed with the Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden Scale consistently shows dose-response relationships with a variety of adver..
Researchers have developed a new framework for reporting and designing models of care for multimorbidity. The framework describes each model in terms ..
Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less like..
Columbus, Ohio - A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Insti..
A study led by the University of Nottingham has found that differently-coiled types of Japanese land snails should in fact be considered a single spec..
If you have the uncomfortable sense someone is looking over your shoulder as you surf the Web, you're not being paranoid. A new study finds hundreds o..
WASHINGTON -- Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medica..
Delia Derbyshire was the co-creator of one of the twentieth century’s most iconic television themes: the Doctor Who introduction. And yet she isn’t of..
Creative management of grazing through the use small fires can draw back herbivores to grazing areas that are avoided by animals. A recent paper by sc..
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by children between 2 and 3 years of age has been linked to shorter telomeres in a new, preliminary study by ..
A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis..
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause 3 times the injuries,..
Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medical Center inves..
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause 3 times the injuries,..
Ending a tax deduction for interest paid on student loans. Raising taxes for more than 100,000 graduate students who receive tuition waivers. Imposing..
Published in the Nov. 17 issue of PLOS ONE, the study found that young children who were fully vaccinated against influenza saw their risk of hospital..
By Andy Coghlan Thirteen years ago, Cara Tomas was rendered bedbound with chronic fatigue syndrome. It came on suddenly, she says, without warning sig..
Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed its version of a tax bill that would drop corporate tax rates and alter various deductions. While mo..
Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age can contribute to multiple scler..
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. The reasons cells in..
A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownershi..
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a protein that can be targeted to suppress growth of a common type of-----c..
This feature was originally published in PC Gamer magazine in mid-October. As such, the stats here are out of date, but we've kept them here for conte..
Have you ever questioned the environmental or economic sustainability of the flathead you order from your local fish and chips shop? Do you know where..
The diet of European shags has diversified as a result of warming North Sea temperatures according to a new long-term study led by the University of L..