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Genetic risk profile predicts survival for people with severe lung disease

An international Yale-led research team has shown that a risk profile based on 52 genes accurately predicts survival for patients with a severe lung...

Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery

By delivering strands of genetic material known as messenger RNA (mRNA) into cells, researchers can induce the cells to produce any protein encoded by...

Immune Cells Produce Wound Healing Factor

Specific immune cells have the ability to produce a healing factor that can promote wound repair in the intestine, a finding that could lead...

Sleep deprivation is an effective anti-depressant for nearly half of depressed patients

Sleep deprivation -- typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings -- rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first...

Science denial not limited to political right

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many claims have been made that science denial, particularly as it relates to climate change, is...

The Goldilocks Wing: Popular Airfoil Design Defies Aerodynamic Standards

Since the Wright brothers took to the sky in 1903 aboard their notorious, dual-winged biplane, we have seen countless wing designs of various shapes...
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Real or Fake? Creating fingers to protect identities

Do you know how safe it is to use your finger as a security login? And have you wondered how your cell phone knows...
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New Army Combat Readiness Test may be perfect whole-body workout routine

After finishing the Army Combat Readiness Test, a six-event assessment designed to reduce injuries and replace today's physical fitness test, Spc. Efren Gandara and...

Solar wind impacts on giant ‘space hurricanes’ may affect satellite safety

Could the flapping of a butterfly's wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been scrutinized by chaos theorists,...

Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news

People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically biased are more likely to stand behind...