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Icebound detector reveals how ghostly neutrinos are stopped cold

Famously, neutrinos, the nearly massless particles that are a fundamental component of the universe, can zip through a million miles of lead without skipping...

Gut microbes, key guests on Turkey Day, could be used therapeutically

Here’s some food for thought: When you lick your Thanksgiving plate clean this week, you’re not just feeding yourself; you’re also providing meals to...

The brains of children with a better physical fitness possess a greater volume of...

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have shown that physical fitness in children may affect their brain structure, which in turn may have...

Taking proton pump inhibitors not linked to higher dementia risk

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medicines commonly prescribed to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD). As of 2011, up to...

Pitch imperfect? How the brain decodes pitch may improve cochlear implants

Picture yourself with a friend in a crowded restaurant. The din of other diners, the clattering of dishes, the muffled notes of background music,...

Imaging Technique Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists

The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century signal processing. Using modern high-speed scanners and the advanced signal...

MIT, Lamborghini team up on an electric car of the future

Members of the MIT community who passed through the Stata Center courtyard last week likely found it hard not to notice the Lamborghini parked...

Sugary Drinks Linked to Reduced DNA Protection in Latino Preschoolers

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by children between 2 and 3 years of age has been linked to shorter telomeres in a new, preliminary study...

Cell-weighing method could help doctors choose cancer drugs

Doctors have many drugs available to treat multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. However, there is no way to predict, by genetic markers...

Thanksgiving Turkey Makes You Sleepy? Gobbledygook

Many people believe that eating turkey during the Thanksgiving holiday makes you sleepy. But does it really? Here, University of Connecticut physiology and neurobiology...