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Lung inflammation from childhood asthma linked with later anxiety

Persistent lung inflammation may be one possible explanation for why having asthma during childhood increases your risk for developing anxiety later in life, according...

Battling superbugs: New compounds could make old antibiotics new

With antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” now infecting 2 million people per year and a dearth of new medications in the pipeline to treat them, CU Boulder...

Birds Reinvent Voice Box in Novel Evolutionary Twist

Birds tote around two vocal organs inside their bodies, but only one works. New interdisciplinary research suggests that this distinctly avian anatomy arose because birds,...

A biomarker in the brain’s circulation system may be Alzheimer’s earliest warning

USC scientists say Alzheimer's could be diagnosed earlier if scientists focus on an early warning within the brain's circulation system. That's important because researchers believe...

Common weed killer glyphosate, used in Roundup, linked to bee deaths

The world's most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that...

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function

People who include a little yoga or tai chi in their day may be more likely to remember where they put their keys. Researchers...

Ancient Mars had right conditions for underground life, new research suggests

A new study shows evidence that ancient Mars probably had an ample supply of chemical energy for microbes to thrive underground. "We showed, based on...

Mobile device could make it easier to predict and control harmful algal blooms

In the past 10 years, harmful algal blooms — sudden increases in the population of algae, typically in coastal regions and freshwater systems —...

Eating with your eyes: Virtual reality can alter taste

Humans not only relish the sweet, savory and saltiness of foods, but they are influenced by the environment in which they eat. Cornell food...

DNA testing of illegal ivory seized by law enforcement links multiple ivory shipments to...

The international trade in elephant ivory has been illegal since 1989, yet African elephant numbers continue to decline. In 2016, the International Union for...