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The 25 Happiest U.S. City Park Systems, Ranked by Scientists

Feeling unhappy? Go find a park—the bigger the better—and try taking a walk outdoors. That’s the takeaway of a major new study measuring the happiness effects of city parks in the 25 largest U.S. cities. The happiness benefit of urban nature...
24-Mar-2022 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nature Study: Ocean Life May Adapt to Climate Change, But With Hidden Costs

A first-of-its-kind study shows that some ocean animals may be able evolve their way out of troubles caused by climate change—but at a high cost. By artificially evolving 23 generations of a marine copepod, Acartia tonsa, a team of scientists at...
21-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Exposure to Phthalates — the 'Everywhere Chemical' — May Increase Children’s Cancer Risk

In a first-of-its-kind study, research from the University of Vermont Cancer Center has linked phthalates, commonly called the “everywhere chemical,” to higher incidence of specific childhood cancers.
16-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Do We Need a New Standard of Care for Colorectal Cancer?

A paper by a team of researchers at the University of Vermont Cancer Center highlights new colorectal cancer treatments that decrease the likelihood that patients will suffer from incontinence, sexual dysfunction and cognitive and physical decline.
15-Feb-2022 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Team Builds First Living Robots That Can Reproduce

Scientists at UVM, Tufts, and Harvard discovered a new form of biological reproduction—and created self-replicating living robots. Made from frog cells, these computer-designed organisms gather single cells inside a Pac-Man-shaped...
24-Nov-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Vermont is Getting Warmer and Wetter: Climate Change Study

Vermont's average annual temperature has warmed by nearly 2°F, and precipitation has increased by a whopping 21%, since 1900.
9-Nov-2021 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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U Vermont Research Leads to First-of-Its-Kind Mesothelioma Clinical Trial

A promising new therapy for mesothelioma and metastatic cancer, arising from laboratory investigations at the University of Vermont Cancer Center, is about to enter a Phase I clinical trial. he approach, published in PLOS ONE, targets a universal...
28-Oct-2021 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Improvement for Those Receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder With Contingency Management Used

A systematic review and meta-analysis found that using contingency management (CM) at end-of-treatment improved outcomes on six common clinical problems during medication for OUD (MOUD): psychomotor stimulant use, polysubstance use, illicit-opioid...
4-Aug-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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