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Topological insulators are innovative materials that conduct electricity on the surface, but act as insulators on the inside. Physicists at the University of Basel and...

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Feel like you could be in a toxic relationship with a friend or significant other? A toxic relationship can start out perfectly healthy, but over...

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Picture a woman in her 60s, in the hospital, after a heart attack or hip replacement. As her hospital stay nears its end, her care...

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive problems get fewer treatments

In a new study, researchers found people who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are less likely to receive proven heart attack treatment in the...

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This black hole crackles and flares violently

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With the discovery of 20 more moons orbiting Saturn, the ringed planet has overtaken Jupiter as host to the most moons in the Solar...

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Using a new composite nanoparticle catalyst, Brown University researchers have shown they can make degradation-resistant PBO, a polymer used to make body armor and...

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Finding a new doctor for health checkups and primary care can pose a challenge to anyone. But for people who take prescription opioid pills for...

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Blue light has gotten a bad rap, getting blamed for loss of sleep and eye damage. Personal electronic devices emit more blue light than...

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In a new study, researchers found for the first time an enzyme that seems to be critical for normal healing—and, in diabetic patients, appears...

Despite worry, man older Americans don’t ask doctors about dementia

Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and...

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In a new study, researchers found a high-fat, high-sugar diet could make the brain age faster, and endurance exercise such as running could help...

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In a new study, researchers found people who lose weight and keep it off can stabilize or even improve their cardio-metabolic risk factors compared...

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In a recent study, researchers found potential human habitat on the moon. They found a large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of...

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