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Baby blue-tongues are born smart

Young Australian eastern blue-tongue lizards (Tiliqua scincoides) are every bit as clever as adults, researchers have found. Life is hard for baby blue-tongues. As soon...

Meet the six-legged superfoods: Grasshoppers top insect antioxidant-rich list

For the first time, a study has measured antioxidant levels in commercially available edible insects. Sure, most of them don't have six legs - and...

3D Brain Imaging May Improve Treatment Path for MS Patients

A new way of looking at the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients could greatly enhance doctors’ ability to select the best therapy for...

Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk of dementia

Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person's genetic risk of dementia, according to new research. The study was led by the University of...

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

Many dinosaur species are known from scant remains, with some estimates suggesting 75% are known from five or fewer individuals. Auroraceratops rugosus was typical...

Nanotube device channels heat into light

The ever-more-humble carbon nanotube may be just the device to make solar panels - and anything else that loses energy through heat - far...

Sound mind: Detecting depression through voice

AI algorithms can now more accurately detect depressed mood using the sound of your voice, according to new research by University of Alberta computing...

Spare the medical resident and spoil nothing

When new rules by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education capped medical residents’ training hours at 80 hours per week in 2003, critics...

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy

A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This...

Artificial muscles achieve powerful pulling force

As a cucumber plant grows, it sprouts tightly coiled tendrils that seek out supports in order to pull the plant upward. This ensures the...