Don't lose sleep over sharing your bed with your pet or kids

Don’t lose sleep over sharing your bed with your pet or kids

About half of all pet owners share their beds or bedrooms with their pets at night. Although this has been the case through the...
Quantum communication network moves closer to reality

Quantum communication network moves closer to reality

An international team led by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter...
Probing the possibility of life on super-Earths

Probing the possibility of life on super-Earths

Along with its aesthetic function of helping create the glorious Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, the powerful magnetic field surrounding our planet has a...
Expanding waistlines and metabolic syndrome: New 'silent killer' of your health

Expanding waistlines and metabolic syndrome: New ‘silent killer’ of your health

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University make the case that metabolic syndrome...
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Type I diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition that develops after the immune system attacks and destroys pancreatic β cells, leading to impaired insulin...
How inflammation could increase prostate cancer risk

How inflammation could increase prostate cancer risk

UCLA researchers have discovered a previously unrecognized type of progenitor cell that, though rare in most regions of the human prostate, is found in...
Popular diet plans may Help ease type 2 diabetes too

Popular diet plans may help ease type 2 diabetes too

People with type 2 diabetes may get some help with blood sugar control from a few commercial weight-loss programs, but conclusive evidence on most...
An orange a day keep the fat away

An orange a day keep the fat away

Everyone has heard about how an apple a day can keep the doctor away. Well, I have a different take on it—use an orange...
Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

Consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality, according to a study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...
How to train your drugs from nanotherapeutics to nanobots

How to train your drugs: from nanotherapeutics to nanobots

Nanotechnology is creating new opportunities for fighting disease – from delivering drugs in smart packaging to nanobots powered by the world’s tiniest engines. Chemotherapy benefits...
MIT engineers develop new laser technique to identify space junk

MIT engineers develop new laser technique to identify space junk

New laser technique identifies the makeup of space debris, from painted shards to Teflon. Hundreds of millions of pieces of space junk orbit the Earth...
Pulling out of Paris Accord puts Americans at risk

Pulling out of Paris Accord puts Americans at risk

“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” President Donald Trump bragged as he announced that the United States would withdraw...

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