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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in baby teethers

In laboratory tests, two out of ten teethers, plastic toys used to sooth babies’ teething ache, release endocrine disrupting chemicals. One product contains parabens, which are normally used as preservatives […]

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Infections can affect your IQ

New research shows that infections can impair your cognitive ability measured on an IQ scale. The study is the largest of its kind to date, and it shows a clear […]

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Supernova Hits Star, Results Shocking

The origin of type Ia supernovae, the standard candles used to reveal the presence of dark energy in the universe, is one of astronomy’s most beguiling mysteries. Astronomers know they […]

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Jaundice-treating blanket newest MSU startup

A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to a partnership between a new Michigan State University […]