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November 2, 2015

Increasing vitamin D supplementation in elderly women

Elderly women should take in more vitamin D than previously recommended during the winter months, suggests a team of researchers in a new report.
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November 2, 2015

Male, female mice respond differently to inflammation

New research shows that male and female mice respond differently to inflammation at the cellular level, and suggesting that the inflammatory response in female mice differs from males mice in…
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November 2, 2015

Swedish diagnostic method for Alzheimer’s becomes international standard

Researchers have developed a reference method for standardized measurements that diagnose Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms appear. The method has now formally been classified as the international reference method, which…
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November 2, 2015

Northwest’s next big earthquake: Source mapped

The Cascadia Initiative deployed 70 seabed seismometers at 120 sites covering the entire Juan de Fuca plate to record mantle movement relative to the plate. Team members have confirmed what…
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November 2, 2015

Scientists map source of Northwest’s next big quake

The Cascadia Initiative deployed 70 seabed seismometers at 120 sites covering the entire Juan de Fuca plate to record mantle movement relative to the plate. Team members have confirmed what…
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November 2, 2015

Calcium-48’s ‘neutron skin’ thinner than previously thought

Scientists used America's most powerful supercomputer, Titan, to compute the neutron distribution and related observables of calcium-48, an isotope with an atomic nucleus consisting of 20 protons and 28 neutrons.…
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November 2, 2015

Tissue cartography

Today's state-of-the-art optical microscopes produce voluminous three-dimensional data sets that are difficult to analyze. Now, two postdoctoral scholars have developed a means of reducing data size and processing by orders…
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November 2, 2015

Off-label prescription drug use and adverse drug events

Off-label use of prescription drugs was associated with adverse drug events in a study of patients in Canada, especially off-label use lacking strong scientific evidence, according to an article.
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November 2, 2015

Find Out What Makes This 400-Meter Race So Excruciating

Sprinting 400 meters doesn't seem so bad. Sprinting uphill the entire time? Holy cramping calves! This video shows what it's like to race the steepest 400-meter race in the world…
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November 2, 2015

Does cheering affect the outcome of college hockey games?

We all love belting our lungs out at sporting event, hurling insults and encouragements in turn, but does it actually have an effect on either team's performance? A study conducted…
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