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A role for cell ‘antennae’ in managing dopamine signals in the brain

A historically overlooked rod-like projection present on nearly every cell type in the human body may finally be getting its scientific due: A new study has found that these appendages on neurons in the brain have a key role in ensuring a specific...
9-Aug-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New wind sensor uses smart materials to improve drone performance

Engineers have designed and successfully tested a more efficient wind sensor for use on drones, balloons and other autonomous aircraft.These wind sensors – called anemometers – are used to monitor wind speed and direction. As demand for...
8-Aug-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fewer rural early-onset Alzheimer’s patients see specialists

Rural Americans suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s are less likely than city dwellers to be seen by specialists and receive tests that can benefit both them and their families, new research has found.
4-Aug-2022 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

An Easier and Safer Way to Synthesize Medicines

Despite being some of the most versatile building blocks in organic chemistry, compounds called carbenes can be too hot to handle. In the lab, chemists often avoid using these highly reactive molecules due to how explosive they can be. Yet in a new...
4-Aug-2022 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Color in Photos Can Make Food Look Tastier

An appealing photo of a pizza or other menu item can help a restaurant increase sales – especially if the right filter is used, a new study suggests.
1-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists develop effective intranasal mumps-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate

New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger immune response, and suggesting a dose up the nose...
27-Jul-2022 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sports Help Kids Develop Important Trait Linked to Adult Success

Here’s another good reason for kids to participate in organized sports: They can develop the “grit” that helps them overcome challenges as adults, a new study suggests.
27-Jul-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Green Tea Extract Promotes Gut Health, Lowers Blood Sugar

New research in people with a cluster of heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health by lowering inflammation and decreasing “leaky gut.”
26-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study shows how storm evacuations can be improved

14-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

Avoiding a 'twindemic': Expert advises getting flu, COVID-19 vaccines together

14-Sep-2021 11:25 AM EDT

Athlete Protests, Like We May See at the Olympics, Divide Americans Along Racial & Political Lines, an Expert Says.

20-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT

How the pandemic revealed cracks in global supply chains

At the start of the pandemic, Americans were shocked by empty store shelves as global supply chains sputtered to keep up with demand. But the end of the pandemic is unlikely to solve many of the issues with global supply chains.
7-Dec-2020 12:25 PM EST

Glacial ice will likely hold records of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say

Ice from glaciers around the world, undisturbed for centuries, show changes in how societies functioned throughout history – and will likely hold a record of the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations.
7-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT

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