Did climate change help spark the Syrian war

Did climate change help spark the Syrian war?

A new study says a record drought that ravaged Syria in 2006-2010 was likely stoked by ongoing manmade climate change, and that the drought may have helped propel the 2011 […]

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Google Glass shows promising uses in plastic surgery

The “wearable technology” Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic surgery–with the potential to enhance surgical training, medical documentation, and patient safety, according to a special […]

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NFL schedules could be fairer

The NFL is widely admired for its parity. But could it do a better job promoting fairness, especially when scheduling games? The answer, according to a new mathematical analysis by […]

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Perception of food consumption overrides reality

Targeting mechanisms in the central nervous system that sense energy generated by nutrients might yield the beneficial effects of low-calorie diets on aging without the need to alter food intake, […]

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Doctors nonsurgically correct infant ear deformities

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has improved a nonsurgical procedure that safely and effectively corrects newborn ear deformities in just two […]

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Suicide rates rising for older US adults

Suicide rates for adults between 40 and 64 years of age in the U.S. have risen about 40% since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. One possible explanation could […]

New filter could advance terahertz data transmission

New filter could advance terahertz data transmission

University of Utah engineers have discovered a new approach for designing filters capable of separating different frequencies in the terahertz spectrum, the next generation of communications bandwidth that could allow […]