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Common Bacteria on Verge of Becoming Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

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Antibiotic resistance is poised to spread globally among bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections in hospital settings, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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UCLA Cancer Pioneer Collaborates with Apple on First-Ever Mobile App to Track Breast Cancer Survivors' Experiences

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UCLA researcher Dr. Patricia Ganz is key collaborator with Apple to develop iPhone app that empowers women to be partners in research study. App will track five common consequences of breast cancer treatment: fatigue, cognitive difficulties, sleep disturbances, mood changes and a reduction in exercise performance. Share the Journey is available to all women, not only breast cancer survivors, between the ages of 18 and 80 who live in the United States.

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Tiger Dad: Rare Family Portrait of Amur Tigers the First-Ever to Include an Adult Male

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The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Russia Program, in partnership with the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve and Udegeiskaya Legenda National Park, released a camera trap slideshow of a family of Amur tigers in the wild showing an adult male with family. Shown following the “tiger dad” along the Russian forest is an adult female and three cubs. Scientists note this is a first in terms of photographing this behavior, as adult male tigers are usually solitary. Also included was a photo composite of a series of images showing the entire family as they walked past the a camera trap over a period of two minutes.

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"Extinct" Bird Re-Discovered

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A scientific team from WCS, Myanmar’s Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division – MOECAF, and National University of Singapore (NUS) has rediscovered a bird previously thought to be extinct.

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Hockey Legend Stan Mikita Suspected to Have Common, Yet Little Known Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia Association offers support to the family, friends and fans of Stan Mikita.

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Tracking Fish Easier, Quicker, Safer with New Injectable Device

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A new acoustic fish-tracking tag is so tiny it can be injected with a syringe. It’s small size enables researchers to more precisely and safely record how fish swim through dams and use that information to make dams more fish-friendly.

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Hubble Spies a Loopy Galaxy

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This Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an oddball arc of stars in galaxy NGC 7714 tells of a 100-million-year-old close encounter.

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Food Safety Fumble: Research Finds 90 Percent of Home Chefs Contaminate Food

New research from Kansas State University finds that despite receiving food safety messaging, a majority of home chefs still contaminate their food because of poor food-handling techniques.

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3D Printing Makes Heart Surgery Safer for Children

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Richard Kim, MD, a cardiac surgeon at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, recently used a 3D printed heart as a model to plan a life-saving procedure for his young patient, Esther Perez.

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Study: Former NFL Players Who Played Tackle Football Before Age 12 at Increased Risk of Memory and Thinking Problems Later

Former National Football League (NFL) players who participated in tackle football before the age of 12 were more likely to have memory and thinking problems in adulthood, according to a new study published in the January 28, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.