The Supreme Court restricts the EPA’s power to curb climate change

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Common causes of liver inflammation (hepatitis) you need to know

Hepatitis has been in the news a lot lately. New cases have been showing up in children around the world. Doctors aren’t sure why. Hepatitis is...

Male dogs four times more likely to develop contagious cancer on nose or mouth

A new study has found that male dogs are four to five times more likely than female dogs to be infected with the oro-nasal...

Healthy habits may improve longevity, prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from Rush University found that everyday habits that serve as the backbone of a healthy lifestyle may keep your brain sharp and help...

Scientists detect the slow spin of early galaxy for the first time

One of the most distant known galaxies, observed in the very earliest years of the Universe, appears to be rotating at less than a...

It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones

While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from “waterproof”. A water-resistant product can usually resist water penetration to...

Common causes of frontotemporal dementia you need to know

Scientists are beginning to understand the biological and genetic basis for the changes observed in brain cells that lead to frontotemporal dementia, or frontotemporal...

Most preventive antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary

Scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago found that 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists to prevent infections prior to dental visits are...

Scientists find a major cause of artery-damaging inflammation

Scientists from New York University found that platelets are the trigger of an artery-damaging inflammatory response. The research is published in Science Translational Medicine and...

Vaccination after infection may decrease your risk of long COVID

Scientists from Office for National Statistics found that vaccination after infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, is associated with a decrease in...

Scientists find a new cause of autism

Scientists from Northwestern University and elsewhere found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

Reversing prediabetes may reduce risks of heart attacks, strokes

Scientists from Tangshan People's Hospital found that people who reverse their prediabetes may lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and death. The research is...

Scientists find new biomarkers to detect Alzheimer’s early

Scientists from Edith Cowan University have found a new biomarker that could be used to detect Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms emerge. The research is...

Our solar system is stable for at least the next 100,000 years

It’s nice to have a feel-good story every once in a while, so here’s one to hold off the existential dread: The Earth isn’t likely...

Scientists find a new way to reverse aging, chronic inflammation

Chronic inflammation, which results when old age, stress, or environmental toxins keep the body’s immune system in overdrive, can contribute to a variety of...

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Turning phones on silent increases, not decreases, phone checking

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Is the Supreme Court doing away with the separation of church and state?

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Long COVID: female, older age and existing health problems increase risk

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Underwater jars reveal Roman period winemaking practices

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Vesuvius will erupt again, luckily not now

Vesuvius is one of Europe’s most dangerous volcanoes. More than three million people live in its immediate vicinity, and in historical and prehistoric times, there...

Scientists discover star birth places are rare in our Milky Way galaxy

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For much of Earth’s four and a half billion years, the planet was barren and inhospitable. It wasn’t until the world acquired its blanket of...

New techniques could help identify extraterrestrial life

Scientists are at the brink of being able to detect ET Life, which was predicted to be difficult decades ago. New techniques suggest there...

Scientists develop new long-lasting, stable solid-state lithium battery

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