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October 30, 2015

This Unexpected Combo Helps You Wake Up Fast

We know coffee naps sound like an oxymoron, but there’s actually science that says combining the two can make you more alert in the long run. As this Vox video…
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October 30, 2015

The 30-Minute Pilates Workout to Strengthen Your Core

Whenever you hit the gym, we bet you tack on a few extra minutes for some quick moves that target your core. It's a nice cool-down—and who doesn't want a…
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October 30, 2015

Scientists get first glimpse of conductivity that could break size barriers for memory

Scientists have made the first direct images showing that electrical currents can flow along the boundaries between tiny magnetic regions of a material that normally doesn't conduct electricity. The results…
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October 30, 2015

Pregnancy antibiotics no cause for concern, study says

The four out of ten women who use antibiotics during pregnancy can breathe easy, as a comprehensive new study shows that the two most often prescribed drugs have no adverse…
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October 30, 2015

Self-injury: Raising the profile of a dangerous behavior

Nonsuicidal self-injury is not officially recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a mental disorder, which means insurance may not cover treatment - despite estimates that anywhere from 10…
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October 30, 2015

New immunotherapy treatment may clear cancer-causing HPV infections faster

A new therapeutic vaccine, GTL001, developed to clear HPV strains 16 and 18 – the types most likely to cause cancer – is being evaluated for safety in a Phase…
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October 30, 2015

Diet lacking soluble fiber promotes weight gain, mouse study suggests

A new study highlights the importance of the gut microbiome in maintaining intestinal and metabolic health and suggests that eating more foods high in soluble fiber may help prevent metabolic…
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October 30, 2015

The lying game

New research is leading towards a clearer understanding of how humans behave when they bend the truth. But gathering reliable research data is a tricky proposition, and so research has…
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October 30, 2015

Super sensitive magnetic sensor created

Researchers have developed a new hybrid magnetic sensor that is more sensitive than most commercially available sensors. This technological breakthrough hails opportunities for the development of smaller and cheaper sensors…
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October 30, 2015

World’s first lab-in-a-briefcase

Academics hope to boost early detection rates of cancer in developing countries with their portable lab-in-a-briefcase that can operate even at high temperatures.
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