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How Banks Undermined Federal Foreclosure Assistance

In early 2009, in the depths of the mortgage meltdown, President Barack Obama launched a multi-billion-dollar effort to stem the flood of home foreclosures. It...
Stiff vessels, low blood flow in the brain forewarn of dementia

Scientists seek to speak the brain’s language to heal its disease

Brain-machine interfaces now treat neurological disease and change the way people with paralysis interact with the world. Improving those devices depends on getting better...

‘Sex that moves mountains’: Spawning salmon play significant role in shaping landscapes

When salmon spawn, the earth moves -- not immediately, but over the course of hundreds of thousands or millions of years. That's the conclusion...

Number of newly diagnosed cancer patients without insurance drops in first year of ACA

The number of newly diagnosed cancer patients who were uninsured fell by one-third in the first year of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according...

The end of pneumonia? New vaccine offers hope

In 2004, pneumonia killed more than 2 million children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. By 2015, the number was less than 1...

Exploring how herpes simplex virus changes when passed between family members

A new study explores how herpes simplex virus might change when passed from one individual to another, information that may prove useful in future...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Shows Progress Against PTSD Symptoms

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are exploring how mild stimulation of the vagus nerve could help alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress...

Study finds consuming nuts strengthens beneficial brainwave frequencies

A new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health has found that eating nuts on a regular basis strengthens brainwave frequencies associated with...

Metacognition training boosts gen chem exam scores

It's a lesson in scholastic humility: You waltz into an exam, confident that you've got a good enough grip on the class material to...

Prozac in ocean water a possible threat to sea life

Oregon shore crabs exhibit risky behavior when they’re exposed to the antidepressant Prozac, making it easier for predators to catch them, according to a...