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Kids’ TV teaching children wrong lessons about pain

New analysis of children’s TV and film suggests that too often it portrays pain as something arising only through violent act or injury when instead…

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New tests identify early changes in Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear

Researchers have found new forms of tau protein that become abnormal in the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease before cognitive problems develop. The scientists…

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Glucosamine may reduce overall death rates as effectively as regular exercise, study suggests

Glucosamine supplements may reduce overall mortality about as well as regular exercise does, according to a new epidemiological study. Source

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COVID-19 may deepen depression, anxiety, and PTSD among pregnant and postpartum women

In a new study, researchers surveyed pregnant women and those who had recently given birth, finding concerning rates of depression, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress…

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New method sees fibers in 3D, uses it to estimate conductivity

Designing a vehicle that can drive away the heat that is generated around it when traveling at hypersonic speeds requires an understanding of the thermal…

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Vitamin D regulates calcium in intestine differently than previously thought

A new study has discovered that vitamin D regulates calcium in a section of the intestine that previously was thought not to have played a…

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Researchers look to reduce rotorcraft noise

Imagine a silent helicopter stealthily moving troops and supplies around a future battlefield. U.S. Army researchers look to helicopter noise reduction technology as a top…

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Geoscientists use zircon to trace origin of Earth’s continents

Geoscientists have long known that some parts of the continents formed in the Earth’s deep past, but the speed in which land rose above global…

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Seismic activity of New Zealand’s alpine fault more complex than suspected

New evidence of a 19th century earthquake on New Zealand’s Alpine fault suggests that in at least one portion of the fault, smaller earthquakes may…

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AI-based ‘OxyGAN’ is a robust, effective method to measure tissue oxygen levels

Researchers have proposed an end-to-end technique for accurate calculation of tissue oxygenation from single snapshots, called OxyGAN. Source

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