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It is known that animal proteins like milk are an excellent source for muscle growth. They provide a useful comparison for testing other protein sources. In...

How we detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

With more than 4,000 exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than our sun – discovered so far, it may seem like we are on...

Mass extinctions made life on Earth more diverse – and might again

In the past half-billion years, Earth has been hit again and again by mass extinctions, wiping out most species on the planet. And every time,...

Quantum computers could arrive sooner if we build them with traditional silicon technology

Quantum computers have the potential to revolutionize the way we solve hard computing problems, from creating advanced artificial intelligence to simulating chemical reactions in...

New method may effectively predict heart failure in people with diabetes

In a new study, researchers have found a new way of accurately identifying which diabetes patients are most at risk for heart failure. The research...

Arm cuff blood pressure measurements may not predict heart disease accurately

In a new study, researchers found a measurement of central blood pressure in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure could help reduce the risk...

Why you gain weight when you get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. In a new study, researchers have found why people gain weight as...

High-fat, high-carb diets could harm your brain super fast

In a new study, researchers found diets high in fats and carbs could harm people’s brain health. They found that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities...

Scientists find new way to treat memory loss, Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found that calcium channel blockers may be effective in treating memory loss, which is a major symptom of Alzheimer’s...

We need to stop perpetuating the myth that children grow out of autism

Around 1% of the population has an autism spectrum disorder, with estimates ranging from one in 150 to one in 70. While people differ in...

These dietary supplements may help treat depression, schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers have taken a leap forward by establishing the gold standard for which nutrients are proven to assist in the...

Oumuamua 2.0? It looks like there’s a new interstellar object passing through the solar...

In 2017, astronomers and the world were surprised to learn that an interstellar object (named ‘Oumuamua) passed by Earth on its way to the...

Brain-inspired computing could tackle big problems in a small way

Brain-inspired Gaussian devices based on 2D materials allow energy-efficient and probabilistic computing. While computers have become smaller and more powerful and supercomputers and parallel computing...

Vaping is an urgent threat to public health

Youth are using e-cigarettes (also known as vaping devices) at a rapidly increasing rate — a practice that constitutes an urgent threat to public...

Pure fruit juice: healthy, or not?

Fruit juice was once viewed as part of a healthy diet, but today it is often seen as supplying little more than a high...

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In a recent study, researchers found compelling evidence of a yet-to-be-discovered planetary body with a mass somewhere between that of Mars and Earth. The mysterious...
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Scientists discover potential human habitat on the moon

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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Scientists find a herd of dinosaurs underground at Lightning Ridge

A herd of dinosaurs has been discovered in an underground opal mine near Lightning Ridge, NSW. Scientists have revealed that fossils from an underground opal...
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Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

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This metal may harm the brain, lead to Parkinson’s disease

This metal may harm the brain, lead to Parkinson’s disease

Excessive exposure to the metal manganese is linked to Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study from Iowa State University. Researchers found that too much...