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The brain consumes half of a child’s energy — and that could matter for...

Weight gain occurs when an individual’s energy intake exceeds their energy expenditure — in other words, when calories in exceed calories out. What is...

Automated cryptocode generator is helping secure the web

Nearly every time you open up a secure Google Chrome browser, a new MIT-developed cryptographic system is helping better protect your data. In a paper...

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid

The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping...

Immunotherapy Drug Shows Potential to Cure Advanced Lung Cancer

In a new study including Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers, the cancer immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda), increased survival for patients with...

Cold quasars could rewrite our understanding of a galaxy’s lifecycle

Astronomers have discovered a new class of “cold quasars” that could change our perception of how galaxies mature. The discovery was announced June 12 at...

Tracking life’s first step: Two molecules ‘awaken’ brand new genome

Within hours after fertilization, a unique genome forms from chromosomes contributed by the egg and sperm. However, this new genome is initially inactive and...

How people want to feel determines whether others can influence their emotions

In a new study, Stanford psychologists examined why some people respond differently to an upsetting situation and learned that people’s motivations play an important...

Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder

An international study led by scientists in Oakland and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and adults with a rare and debilitating genetic...

Emotional violence in childhood, adolescence associated with suicidal thoughts

Early exposure to emotional violence “significantly” increases the chances that youths will contemplate suicide, according to new research from three countries conducted by Washington...

To help the bees, protect the prairie

California almond farmers who depend on commercial bee hives to pollinate their lucrative crops would benefit from increased efforts to protect essential bee foraging...