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Article ID: 701045

Making old antibiotics new again

University of Colorado Boulder

CU Boulder researchers have identified a family of small molecules that turn off defense mechanisms inside bacteria that enable them to resist antibiotics. The compounds could ultimately be given alongside existing medications to rejuvenate them.

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Article ID: 700998

Researchers identify marker in brain associated with aggression in children

University of Iowa

A University of Iowa-led research team has identified a brain-wave marker associated with aggression in young children. The finding could lead to earlier identification of toddlers with aggressive tendencies before the behavior becomes more ingrained in adolescence. Results published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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Article ID: 701118

Being Older Helps Skin Heal with Less Scarring, and Now Researchers Know Why

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A compound secreted in the bloodstream could be the key factor that causes wounds in older people to heal with less scarring than in younger people.

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25-Sep-2018 11:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701121

Common heart condition linked to sudden death

University of Adelaide

A University of Adelaide-led team of researchers has found a link between sudden cardiac death (when the heart suddenly stops beating) and a common heart condition known as mitral valve prolapse that affects around 12 in every 1000 people worldwide.

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25-Sep-2018 10:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701048

National Chiropractic Health Month Starts on Oct. 1: Get Moving!

American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and chiropractors nationwide are promoting the benefits of movement to overall health as well as the prevention of back pain during National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) in October.

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25-Sep-2018 9:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701116

Smithsonian Snapshot: Illuminating Culture

Smithsonian Institution

Pepón Osorio created “El Chandelier” for a performance piece that explored the life of a Puerto Rican woman living in New York.

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25-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701108

No Longer Whistling in the Dark: Scientists Uncover a Little-Understood Source of Waves Generated Throughout the Universe

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and other laboratories, using data from a NASA four-satellite mission that is studying reconnection, have developed a method for identifying the source of waves that help satellites determine their location in space.

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