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October 30, 2015

Some like it hot: Moth and butterfly species respond differently to climate change

New research led by ecologists shows that certain species of moths and butterflies are becoming more common, and others rarer, as species differ in how they respond to climate change.
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October 30, 2015

‘Everything in moderation’ diet advice may lead to poor metabolic health in US adults

Diet diversity, as defined by less similarity among the foods people eat, may be linked to lower diet quality and worse metabolic health, according to researchers.
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October 30, 2015

Everglades’ alligator numbers drop after dry years

Alligators and the Everglades go hand-in-hand, and as water conditions change in the greater Everglades ecosystem, gators are one of the key species that could be affected.
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October 30, 2015

Tumor RNA in platelets may diagnose and classify cancer, identify treatment strategies

Analysis of tumor RNA carried in platelets - blood components best known for their role in clotting -- may prove to be more useful than other 'liquid biopsy' technologies for…
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October 30, 2015

Long distance love affair

What people believe they want and what they might actually prefer are not always the same thing. And in the case of being outperformed as an element of romantic attraction,…
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October 30, 2015

A Prkci gene keeps stem cells in check

When it comes to stem cells, too much of a good thing isn't wonderful: producing too many new stem cells may lead to cancer; producing too few inhibits the repair…
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October 30, 2015

New computational strategy finds brain tumor-shrinking molecules

Patients with glioblastoma, a type of malignant brain tumor, usually survive fewer than 15 months following diagnosis. Since there are no effective treatments for the deadly disease, researchers developed a…
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October 30, 2015

Record-setting flexible phototransistor revealed

Inspired by mammals' eyes, electrical engineers have created the fastest, most responsive flexible silicon phototransistor ever made.
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October 30, 2015

Study blocks ebola virus budding by regulating calcium signaling

A new study showed that blocking a calcium-signaling pathway could inhibit not only the Ebola virus, but also Marburg, Lassa and Junin viruses, all sources of deadly infections.
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October 30, 2015

Divorce rate doesn’t go up as families of children with disabilities grow

Couples raising a child with developmental disabilities do not face a higher risk of divorce if they have larger families, according to a new stud.
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