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01-26-2023
Cancer drug could extend lifespan
A team of researchers led by the University of Auckland in New Zealand has recently found that long-term treatment of middle-aged (one year old) healthy mice with a drug currently used to combat cancer - called Alpelisib – can increase their lifespan by an average of ten percent to around three years. The experts performed a controlled experiment in which a group of mice were fed a control diet, while another group were given the same diet with the addition of Alpelisib. The results revealed that not...
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01-25-2023
Polygamous birds carry fewer harmful genetic mutations
Birds make use of a range of different mating systems...
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01-25-2023
Doomsday Clock set closer to midnight than ever before
In 1947, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists established a so-called...
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01-24-2023
Hypoxia is a serious problem in rivers worldwide
Living organisms need oxygen in order to respire, which involves...
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01-24-2023
Glassfrogs achieve transparency by hiding their red blood cells
Researchers at Duke University have discovered that glassfrogs make themselves...
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01-24-2023
Clash of the top predators: wolves are eating sea otters
On an uninhabited island in Alaska, scientists have discovered that...
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01-24-2023
It's not how much, but how often we exercise that counts
In a recent study from Edith Cowan University, experts report...
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01-24-2023
Humpback whale reproduction is linked to krill abundance
Each year, humpback whales migrate from warmer, temperate waters to...
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01-24-2023
Traffic pollution impairs brain network connectivity
A new study led by the University of British Columbia...
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01-24-2023
Grassland ecosystem stability is driven by biodiversity
Recent studies have shown that the loss of species from...
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01-24-2023
Diverse group of snakes has a new evolutionary tree
By using a large genomic dataset, and cutting-edge computer modeling...
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01-24-2023
Earth’s inner core is slowing down
The Earth’s inner core – a scorching ball of solid...
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01-24-2023
Dolphins may also suffer from Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disorder which mostly affects...
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