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Walgreens creates Center for Health & Wellbeing Research

WALGREENS CREATES CENTER FOR HEALTH & WELLBEING RESEARCH

By working with academic partners like Johns Hopkins Medicine, Walgreens has launched the center, which contains a plethora of studies...

Searcy Begins Term as ASABE President

SEARCY BEGINS TERM AS ASABE PRESIDENT

Steve Searcy, Department Head Stephen W. Searcy, PE, has taken office as the 2017-2018 President of the American Society of Agricultural...

 
 
 
Big Pharma just developed a way to medicate unborn babies with prescription drugs. Will they be treated with antidepressants?

BIG PHARMA JUST DEVELOPED A WAY TO MEDICATE UNBORN BABIES WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. WILL THEY BE TREATED WITH ANTIDEPRESSANTS?

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology have developed a three-dimensional cell model...

The key to a happy relationship is liking the same brands, suggests new research

THE KEY TO A HAPPY RELATIONSHIP IS LIKING THE SAME BRANDS, SUGGESTS NEW RESEARCH

What's the key to making a relationship work? Trust? Understanding? A sense of humour? Sexual compatibility? The moment I realised...

 
 
 
Postdoctoral Associate Position Available

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITION AVAILABLE

The Immuno-Modulatory Biomaterials Laboratory is now accepting applications for a postdoctoral associate. Please see the description...

Kids who don't sleep enough more likely to get diabetes

KIDS WHO DON'T SLEEP ENOUGH MORE LIKELY TO GET DIABETES

Each extra hour of sleep kids get at night is linked to a lower body weight, more lean muscle mass and less accumulation of sugars,...

 
 
 
Is there a role for vitamin B3 in preventing birth defects?

IS THERE A ROLE FOR VITAMIN B3 IN PREVENTING BIRTH DEFECTS?

Adequate maternal niacin intake may cut the number of babies born with congenital abnormalities, suggests a new study in The New England...

MAPP Experience: Presenting on How to Take Action for the Climate with Food Policy

MAPP EXPERIENCE: PRESENTING ON HOW TO TAKE ACTION FOR THE CLIMATE WITH FOOD POLICY

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Experience August 2017 Ilana Braverman is a current MAPP student who is working on her MAPP final...

 
 
 
Apple experienced a solid bounce back in MacBook sales last quarter

APPLE EXPERIENCED A SOLID BOUNCE BACK IN MACBOOK SALES LAST QUARTER

Apple saw a sales spike of 17-percent for MacBooks during the second quarter of 2017 compared to the previous year according to a new...

You Can Lose 14 Pounds in a Year by Swapping Out This Beverage

YOU CAN LOSE 14 POUNDS IN A YEAR BY SWAPPING OUT THIS BEVERAGE

In a new study published by Consumer Reports this week regarding the taxation of sugary beverages, researchers compiled data to show...

 
 
 
Scientists have found nearly 100 volcanoes in Antarctica - which probably makes it the largest volcanic region on Earth

SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND NEARLY 100 VOLCANOES IN ANTARCTICA - WHICH PROBABLY MAKES IT THE LARGEST VOLCANIC REGION ON EARTH

Researchers have discovered what looks to be the largest volcanic region on Earth, revealing an invisible network of almost 100 unknown...

Scientists discover new brain cells made in the amygdala

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW BRAIN CELLS MADE IN THE AMYGDALA

Researchers from the University of Queensland discovered new brain cells in the amygdala, and hope the findings could lead to treatments...

 
 
 
FDA uses low-quality research to approve drugs

FDA USES LOW-QUALITY RESEARCH TO APPROVE DRUGS

Brigham and Women's Hospital and LSE experts ask the FDA to improve its 'accelerated approval' method. Less than half of the drugs...

NEW INDUCIBLE PROMOTER FOR GENE EXPRESSION AND SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY IN YARROWIA LIPOLYTICA

The oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica is increasingly used as alternative cell factory for the production of recombinant proteins....

 
 
 
Alternative cancer treatments more than doubles death risk

ALTERNATIVE CANCER TREATMENTS MORE THAN DOUBLES DEATH RISK

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine found that breast cancer sufferers who rely on herbs, homeopathy or energy crystals to heal...

Binge-watching TV can make you feel like a zombie

BINGE-WATCHING TV CAN MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE A ZOMBIE

Researchers at the University of Michigan and the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research found higher binge-viewing frequency...

 
 
 
OIE reports on antimicrobial agents, animals in 130 countries

OIE REPORTS ON ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS, ANIMALS IN 130 COUNTRIES

The World Organization for Animal Health is out with a first-time overview of the use of antimicrobial agents in animals. The 67-page...

Probiotic supplementation may ease constipation among elderly, new study suggests

PROBIOTIC SUPPLEMENTATION MAY EASE CONSTIPATION AMONG ELDERLY, NEW STUDY SUGGESTS

Different strains of probiotics induced beneficial effects in chronic constipation among the elderly, researchers from the University...

 
 
 
Good News, College Students: You Really Can Learn In Your Sleep

GOOD NEWS, COLLEGE STUDENTS: YOU REALLY CAN LEARN IN YOUR SLEEP

Falling asleep on textbooks may seem like a ridiculous way to learn , but it's not so far-fetched. According to new research published...

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - COMPUTATIONAL PATHOLOGY

Are you a talented research associate looking for a challenging role in an enthusiastic and upbeat small company? Do you work to a...