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Microbes Living in a Toxic Volcanic Lake Could Hold Clues to Life on Mars

Researchers have discovered microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake that may rank as one of the harshest environments on Earth.
2-May-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids with Pets, Rural Upbringing Become Stress-Resilient Adults

Men who were raised in the country with pets have more stress-resilient immune systems than those raised pet-free in the city, according to a new study released this week in the journal PNAS
1-May-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

California's Next Major Earthquake Could Cause $100 Billion in Losses, Strand 20,000 in Elevators

Northern California's next big earthquake could kill 800 people and cause more than $100 billion in economic losses. One in four buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area could be unsafe to re-enter after a major earthquake or would be otherwise...
19-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Black Hole and Stellar Winds Form Giant Butterfly, Shut Down Star Formation in Galaxy

Researchers in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Science have completed an unprecedented "dissection" of twin galaxies in the final stages of merging.
19-Apr-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Giving Morphine to Quell Pain After Surgery Can, Paradoxically, Prolong It, Study Shows

Giving opioids to rats to quell pain after surgery prolongs pain for more than three weeks and primes specialized immune cells in the spinal cord to be more reactive to pain, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study
16-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ice-Free Arctic Summers Could Hinge on Small Climate Warming Range

A range of less than one degree Fahrenheit (or half a degree Celsius) of climate warming over the next century could make all the difference when it comes to the probability of future ice-free summers in the Arctic.
2-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Pill That Staves Off Aging? It's on the Horizon

Nicotinomide riboside (NR) mimics caloric restriction, kick-starting the same pathways responsible for reducing cardiovascular aging.
29-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Future Electric Cars Could Recharge Wirelessly While You Drive

Electric vehicles may one day be able to recharge while driving down the highway, drawing wireless power directly from plates installed in the road that would make it possible to drive hundreds—if not thousands—of miles without having to plug...
27-Mar-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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