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October 30, 2015

Heat-activated ‘grenade’ to target cancer

Researchers have developed cancer drug-packed ‘grenades’ armed with heat sensitive triggers, allowing for treatment to be targeted directly at tumors, according to two new studies.
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October 30, 2015

New study finds that everyday activities empower young people in care

Report reveals how everyday activities such as playing with pets, going shopping or swimming help youngsters in care.
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October 30, 2015

Arctic snow not darkening due to soot, dust

A new study shows that degrading satellite sensors, not soot or dust, are responsible for the apparent decline in reflectivity of inland ice across northern Greenland.
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October 30, 2015

Mass gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet greater than losses

A new study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from…
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October 30, 2015

Extreme weather events in Chesapeake Bay give clues for future climate impacts

For the millions of people who live in its expansive coastal areas, Chesapeake Bay provides an important source of income and recreational enjoyment. To protect the ecosystem and the livelihood…
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October 30, 2015

Sleep interruptions worse for mood than overall reduced amount of sleep, study finds

A new study suggests that awakening several times throughout the night is more detrimental to people's positive moods than getting the same shortened amount of sleep without interruption.
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October 30, 2015

Halloween skies to include dead comet flyby

The large space rock that will zip past Earth this Halloween is most likely a dead comet that, fittingly, bears an eerie resemblance to a skull. Scientists observing asteroid 2015…
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October 30, 2015

Why Certain People Are More Likely to Cheat, According to Science

Blame it on the a-a-a-alcohol? Even better: Blame it on your alleles. (If you can't remember biology class, we're talking about your genes here.) As this new video from AsapSCIENCE…
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October 30, 2015

Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Research indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.
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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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