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Prebiotics in infant formula could improve learning and memory and alter brain chemistry

Nearly every American who has become a parent in the last decade has heard the slogan, "breast milk is best," and has likely been...

Canine distemper confirmed in Far Eastern leopard, world’s most endangered big cat

The Far Eastern or Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) is already among the rarest of the world's big cats, but new research reveals that...

Majority of US physicians say they’re burned out or depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...

No adverse health impacts from long term vaping — Study

A new peer-reviewed clinical trial to be published in the February edition of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology shows that regular use of e-cigarettes does...

Deep brain stimulation shows promise for select Tourette patients

University of Florida neuroscientists are leading a multinational effort to track outcomes for patients with Tourette syndrome who undergo deep brain stimulation surgery, an...

Biologists’ new peptide could fight many cancers

MIT biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein that many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukemia,...

Turning heat into electricity

What if you could run your air conditioner not on conventional electricity, but on the sun’s heat during a warm summer’s day? With advancements...

Friends’ genes may help friends stay in school

While there’s scientific evidence to suggest that your genes have something to do with how far you’ll go in school, new research by a...

High cost of naturalization prevents low-income immigrants from becoming citizens

Immigrants who want to become U.S. citizens face barriers from the high cost of the naturalization application, according to a new Stanford study.  The...

Mantis Shrimp Size Each Other Up Before Giving Up a Fight

To a mantis shrimp, walking away from a fight doesn’t mean being a wimp. It means recognizing who they’re up against and knowing when...