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Diabetes may be an early manifestation of pancreatic cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be...

Explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious Martian rock formation

Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the likely source of a mysterious Martian rock formation, a...

Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants

A new Food-PRICE study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared...

Scientists predict a new superhard material with unique properties

Chemists from Russia and China have predicted a new superhard material that can be used in drilling, machine building and other fields. The new...
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Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans

Human activity is causing the planet's mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study from the University of...

Camouflaged nanoparticles used to deliver killer protein to cancer

A biomimetic nanosystem can deliver therapeutic proteins to selectively target cancerous tumors, according to a team of Penn State researchers. Using a protein toxin called...

Planet-Forming Disks May Resemble Solar System 5 Billion Years Ago

To make a planet, you need stuff. Protoplanetary disks — cosmic frisbees of gas and dust orbiting young stars across the galaxy — spin out new...

Rewiring justice: Viral outrage signals a change in power

The internet loves creating villains: People get caught on camera or social media behaving badly, the post or video goes viral and anyone with...

Higher vitamin D levels may lower colorectal cancer risk

Higher blood concentrations of vitamin D are linked to a lower risk of colorectal cancer, especially in women, according to a large new study...

New compound shown to be as effective as FDA-approved drugs against life-threatening infections

Purdue University researchers have identified  a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the...