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Article ID: 711871

Brain scans on movie watchers reveal how we judge people

Aalto University

Unconscious bias has become a hot topic recently, with high profile incidents reported around the world. Researchers at Aalto University are exploring the causes of these biases

24-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 711868

Blood Thinner Found to Significantly Reduce Subsequent Heart Failure Risks

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found using blood thinners in patients with worsening heart failure, coronary artery disease and irregular heart rhythms was associated with a reduced risk of thromboembolic events, such as stroke and heart attack.

24-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711671

Tomato, Tomat-oh! Understanding evolution to reduce pesticide use

Michigan State University

Michigan State University researchers believe pesticide use could be reduced by taking cues from wild plants. The team recently identified an evolutionary function in wild tomato plants that could be used by modern plant breeders to create pest-resistant tomatoes.

22-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 711817

Studying Cell Lineage in Tumors Reveals Targetable Vulnerabilities

Ludwig Cancer Research

To explain a person’s actions in the present, it sometimes helps to understand their past, including where they come from and how they were raised. This is also true of tumors. Delving into a tumor’s cellular lineage, a Ludwig Cancer Research study shows, can reveal weaknesses to target for customized therapies.

24-Apr-2019 1:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 711866

Chemotherapy or not?

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University researchers and partners, including a collaborator at Cleveland Clinic, are pushing the boundaries of how “smart” diagnostic-imaging machines identify cancers—and uncovering clues outside the tumor to tell whether a patient will respond well to chemotherapy.

24-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711865

'Super-Hero' Stem Cells Survive Radiation to Regrow Muscles

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a new type of stem cell in mouse muscles that is resistant to radiation and other forms of cellular stress. The findings have implications for improving recovery for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and could even lead to treatments to protect future astronauts from the ravages of deep-space radiation.

24-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711867

Newly discovered Ebolavirus may not cause severe disease in humans

University of Kent

Researchers from the University of Kent's School of Biosciences have provided evidence that a newly discovered Ebolavirus may not be as deadly as other species to humans.

24-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711862

Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars

University of Vienna

The discoveries of thousands of planets orbiting stars outside our solar system has made questions about the potential for life to form

24-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711859

Zoologists discover two new bird species in Indonesia

Trinity College Dublin

Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin, working with partners from Halu Oleo University (UHO) and Operation Wallacea

24-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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