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Fat Makes Coral Fit to Cope with Climate Change


A year ago, researchers discovered that fat helps coral survive heat stress over the short term—and now it seems that fat helps coral survive over the long term, too. The study offers important clues as to which coral species are most likely to...
13-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Endurance Athletes Who ‘Go Against the Grain’ Become Incredible Fat-Burners

Elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burned more than twice as much fat as high-carb athletes during maximum exertion and prolonged exercise in a new study – the highest fat-burning rates under these conditions ever seen by...
17-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Why 4-Year-Olds Don’t Thrive in Head Start Classes

Most Head Start classrooms serve children of mixed ages and that hurts the academic growth of older children, a new national study suggests.
10-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Innovative Health Program Reduces Depression, Unhealthy Weights in Teens

An innovative high school health program helped students maintain healthier weights and even alleviated severe depression for a full year after the program ended.
9-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Making Cars of the Future Stronger, Using Less Energy


Researchers have discovered a new welding technique that welds alloys once thought un-weldable—alloys that automakers would like to use in the next generation of cars. Compared to a typical welding technique of today, the new technique uses 80...
29-Oct-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Corporations Don’t Always ‘Learn’ Their Way to Success

Any business guru will tell you that companies achieve success by learning from their experiences in the marketplace.But a new study of the aircraft industry suggests that the belief in ‘learning by doing’ may be overstated.
20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

College Students Say Prescription Stimulants Easy to Find on Campus

Seven out of 10 college students say it is somewhat or very easy to obtain controlled stimulants without a prescription, according to a new survey conducted on eight U.S. campuses.
16-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Invasive Species as Junk Food for Predators

The one upshot to the appearance of an invasive species—that it might provide an additional food source to native predators—comes with some caveats.
14-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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