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01-19-2022
Retinal health is a good predictor of mortality
A new longitudinal study published in the British Journal of Ophtalmology has found that the difference between the biological age of the retina (the sensory membrane at the back of the eyeball responsible for vision) and a person’s chronological age is linked to their risk of death. This “retinal age gap” could thus be used as a screening tool for early diagnosis and treatment of various life-threatening diseases. Damage to the blood vessels in the retina can be early signs of several health problems, such as high...
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10-12-2020
Scientists are using wasp venom to create new antibiotics
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania  School of Medicine are...
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10-12-2020
Carbon emissions from fire are controlled by soil composition
Fires are becoming more frequent and more intense in the...
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10-12-2020
Humans more accurately recall the location of high calorie foods
Humans are much more accurate in recalling the location of...
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10-11-2020
The coronavirus can survive on common surfaces for weeks
SARS-CoV-2 can survive for up to 28 days on common...
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10-10-2020
Brain cell activity shows how confident we are in our decisions
In a surprising new study, researchers have discovered that the...
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10-09-2020
Fossils reveal that monkeys were in Asia 6.4 million years ago
Fossils that were recovered from a lignite mine in China...
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10-09-2020
Antarctica is melting faster than models predict due to climate variability
Shrinking ice levels in Antarctica, along with future sea level...
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10-08-2020
Exercise boosts health and lifespan regardless of intensity
Moderate-intensity exercise is just as effective in boosting health and...
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10-08-2020
Musically training children have improved attention and memory skills
Musical training can improve attention and working memory in children,...
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10-07-2020
Animals who have suffered from hunger will take more risks
Wild animals are constantly facing dangerous situations with uncertain outcomes....
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10-07-2020
Rising levels of nitrous oxide will accelerate global warming
Rising levels of nitrous oxide will accelerate global warming. A...
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10-07-2020
More than 75 percent of threatened species lack adequate protection
More than 75 percent of threatened species lack adequate protection....
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