Your 'anonmyized' web browsing history may not be anonymous

Your ‘anonmyized’ web browsing history may not be anonymous

Raising further questions about privacy on the internet, researchers from Princeton and Stanford universities have released a study showing that a specific person's online...
Brain stimulation used like a scalpel to improve memory

Brain stimulation used like a scalpel to improve memory

Northwestern Medicine scientists showed for the first time that non-invasive brain stimulation can be used like a scalpel, rather than like a hammer, to...
You don’t have to be an athlete to reduce heart disease risk factors

You don’t have to be an athlete to reduce heart disease risk factors

Researchers, it is hoped, will one day find a miracle cure for all kinds of diseases. Yet over and over again it has been...
How much drought can a forest take?

How much drought can a forest take?

Why do some trees die in a drought and others don't? And how can we predict where trees are most likely to die in...
1 in 4 men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first

1 in 4 men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given...

Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an...
Children with asthma are more likely to become obese

Children with asthma are more likely to become obese

New USC research finds that children with asthma were 51 percent more likely to become obese over the next decade compared to kids who...
Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden

Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden

During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence high resolution geophysical surveys...
Wellness tips to beat the winter blues

Wellness tips to beat the winter blues

It’s normal to feel a little down in the winter, when the days are shorter and we see less of the sun. “That can...
Extreme space weather-induced blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily

Extreme space weather-induced blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily

The daily U.S. economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could be in the tens of billions of dollars, with more than half the...
Maple syrup helps protect neurons and nurtures young minds

Maple syrup helps protect neurons and nurtures young minds

Catherine Aaron and Gabrielle Beaudry were 17 when they knocked on the door of the laboratory of Alex Parker, a neuroscience researcher at the...
One in 5 adults secretly access their friends' Facebook accounts

One in 5 adults secretly access their friends’ Facebook accounts

Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it's actually people we...
Old drugs, new tricks: Medications approved for other uses also have antibiotic function

Old drugs, new tricks: Medications approved for other uses also have antibiotic function

A number of drugs already approved to treat parasitic infections, cancers, infertility and other conditions also show promise as antibiotic agents against staph and...

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