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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...

A Winning NFL Football Pool Strategy

University of Connecticut business professor David Bergman loves football, predictions, and data analytics, so it’s no surprise that he would use his knowledge to...

Study: Non-fearful social withdrawal linked positively to creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that...

Chimp Females Who Leave Home Postpone Parenthood

New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait...

Astronomers Reveal Nearby Stars That Are Among The Oldest In Our Galaxy

Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led...

Dolphin mouths house ‘dark matter of the biological world’

Researchers have identified two deep lineages of bacteria that have never been characterized before — and they found them in a dolphin’s toothy grin.These...

High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating...