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Odds that global warming is due to natural factors: Slim to...

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99 percent certainty An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility...
Blood pressure can help predict stroke and heart attack

Relaxed blood pressure guidelines cut millions from needing medication

New guidelines that ease the recommended blood pressure could result in 5.8 million U.S. adults no longer needing hypertension medication, according to an analysis...

Deep Ocean Current May Slow Due to Climate Change, Penn Research...

Far beneath the surface of the ocean, deep currents act as conveyer belts, channeling heat, carbon, oxygen and nutrients around the globe. A new study...

Play it again: How the brain recognizes familiar music

Research from McGill University reveals that the brain's motor network helps people remember and recognize music that they have performed in the past better...

Tiny cracks may hold the secret to stronger glass

Glass of the future may not be the same brittle material we know. Researchers from McGill University in Montreal have shown how glass can be...

U.S. ranks near bottom in efficiency of health care spending

A new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal reveals that the United States health...

You are what your father eats

Mothers get all the attention. But a study led by McGill researcher Sarah Kimmins suggests that the father's diet before conception may play an...

A brain reward gene influences food choices in the first years...

Research has suggested that a particular gene in the brain's reward system contributes to overeating and obesity in adults. This same variant has now...

Self-control genes could be ‘disabled’ by disadvantaged environment

Chronic aggressive behaviour exhibited by some boys from disadvantaged families may be due to epigenetic changes during pregnancy and early childhood. This is highlighted by...

China’s clean-water program benefits people and the environment

The brown, smog-filled skies that engulf Beijing have earned China a poor reputation for environmental stewardship. But despite China's dirty skies, a study led...

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