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How Your Money Can Make You Sick

HOW YOUR MONEY CAN MAKE YOU SICK

Photograph by Getty Images ​Here's what researchers found lurking on your bills You might not want to put your money where your mouth...

PSA: You May Want to Stop Relying on Your Fitness Tracker For Counting Calories

PSA: YOU MAY WANT TO STOP RELYING ON YOUR FITNESS TRACKER FOR COUNTING CALORIES

If you've been using your trusty fitness tracker to count burned calories during a workout, you may want to rethink your ways. Researchers...

 
 
 
Chondroitin sulfate as good as widely used anti-inflammatory drug for knee osteoarthritis: Study

CHONDROITIN SULFATE AS GOOD AS WIDELY USED ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG FOR KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: STUDY

High quality chondroitin sulfate supplementation is as good as a widely prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug for the treatment...

Drinking coffee reduces your liver cancer risk by 50% 

DRINKING COFFEE REDUCES YOUR LIVER CANCER RISK BY 50% 

Researchers from Southampton and Edinburgh universities found drinking just one cup of coffee a day reduces your risk of developing...

 
 
 
Learning to read rewires the brain in just six months

LEARNING TO READ REWIRES THE BRAIN IN JUST SIX MONTHS

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, Germany, found reading causes the brain to completely reorganise itself. The...

Researches explain the science of day drinking

RESEARCHES EXPLAIN THE SCIENCE OF DAY DRINKING

Experts reveal the scientific reasons why the effects of day drinking may differ from a night out. They suggest it could due to your...

 
 
 
Drug companies may stop producing unprofitable antibiotics

DRUG COMPANIES MAY STOP PRODUCING UNPROFITABLE ANTIBIOTICS

Children are worst hit by the decision to restrict production of older drugs to treat a range of illnesses, St George's University...

Genome Assembly Advances Featured in Genome Research Special Issue

GENOME ASSEMBLY ADVANCES FEATURED IN GENOME RESEARCH SPECIAL ISSUE

The May issue of Genome Research is a special edition focusing on advances in sequencing technologies and genome assembly techniques....

 
 
 
BIO 2017 Innovation Zone Company Snapshot: Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc

BIO 2017 INNOVATION ZONE COMPANY SNAPSHOT: XERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC

The next big medical breakthrough may start in a small business with a big idea. Recognizing the potential and promise of early-stage...

Taking control over microbial populations: Current approaches for exploiting biological noise in bioprocesses

TAKING CONTROL OVER MICROBIAL POPULATIONS: CURRENT APPROACHES FOR EXPLOITING BIOLOGICAL NOISE IN BIOPROCESSES

Abstract Phenotypic plasticity of microbial cells has attracted much attention and several research efforts have been dedicated to...

 
 
 
Research and Birding at Elkhorn Slough

RESEARCH AND BIRDING AT ELKHORN SLOUGH

“What's that?” I asked Virginia Guhin, Education Programs Coordinator of the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve . We...

Fitness trackers DON'T accurately count calories burned

FITNESS TRACKERS DON'T ACCURATELY COUNT CALORIES BURNED

Researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine have found that while wearable fitness devices track heart rate accurately,...

 
 
 
PSA: Many major media players vulnerable to attack via malicious subtitles files

PSA: MANY MAJOR MEDIA PLAYERS VULNERABLE TO ATTACK VIA MALICIOUS SUBTITLES FILES

Security researchers have discovered a surprising new way for attackers to gain control of a machine: malicious subtitles. The vulnerability...

More or less than seven hours sleep has a lung cancer risk

MORE OR LESS THAN SEVEN HOURS SLEEP HAS A LUNG CANCER RISK

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found too little, or excessive, sleep raises our dementia risk by 1.5 times as it...

 
 
 
Pot belly is a cancer red flag says WHO

POT BELLY IS A CANCER RED FLAG SAYS WHO

Scientists at the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer found adding 11cm to the waistline increases the risk of developing...

Google will bring ads and more e-commerce options to AI Assistant as part of monetization strategy

GOOGLE WILL BRING ADS AND MORE E-COMMERCE OPTIONS TO AI ASSISTANT AS PART OF MONETIZATION STRATEGY

Google ads exec Sridhar Ramaswamy offered a look at the company's plans to profit from its free Google Assistant for smartphones and...

 
 
 
Months of NFL research gives players what they want

MONTHS OF NFL RESEARCH GIVES PLAYERS WHAT THEY WANT

Welcome to the Nearly Fun League. The NFL is taking a step away from its image as the No Fun League with commissioner Roger Goodell...

Study Reveals Scary Link Between Daily Alcohol Intake and Risk of Breast Cancer

STUDY REVEALS SCARY LINK BETWEEN DAILY ALCOHOL INTAKE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER

Screw apples; I live by the mantra "A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away." But some concerning scientific findings are making...

 
 
 
Moogfest Engages The Public On The Future Of Self-Driving Cars

MOOGFEST ENGAGES THE PUBLIC ON THE FUTURE OF SELF-DRIVING CARS

Since 2004, Moogfest has brought together artists, thinkers, entrepreneurs, and researchers in an effort to grow a global community...

What ag schools really need to teach: a report

WHAT AG SCHOOLS REALLY NEED TO TEACH: A REPORT

The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities has just released a report titled “Challenge of Change” about how the USDA can do...