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BPA linked to prostate cancer, study shows

Findings by Cincinnati Cancer Center researchers show that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men's urine could be a marker of prostate cancer and...

Mapping the New York fashion scene, minute by minute

A new study uses social media to show how New York’s fashion industry still centers on just a few blocks of Manhattan. A new study...

Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development

Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years...

Continued decline of African forest elephants

New data from the field in Central Africa shows that between 2002 and 2013, 65 percent of forest elephants were killed. They are being...

How Do You Tell Good Microbes from Bad?

To safely use bacteria in agriculture to help fertilize crops, it is vital to understand the difference between harmful and healthy strains. The bacterial genus...

Glimpsing the health of most-extreme runners

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown...

Marine bacteria to fight tough infections

Aggressive infections are a growing health problem all over the world. The development of resistant bacteria is rampant and, in the United States, resistant...

Economic development can only buy happiness up to a ‘sweet spot’...

Economists have shed light on the vexed question of whether economic development can buy happiness – and it seems that life satisfaction actually dips...

Daily Online Testing Boosts College Performance, Cuts Achievement Gaps

More low-income students are attending college than ever before, but many of them are ill prepared for the challenges of higher learning. Now University...

Does obesity reshape our sense of taste?

Obesity may alter the way we taste at the most fundamental level: by changing how our tongues react to different foods. In a Nov. 13...

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