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Moms may pass effects of stress to offspring via vaginal bacteria...

Pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the...

New Paradigm for Solar Cell Construction

For solar panels, wringing every drop of energy from as many photons as possible is imperative. This goal has sent chemistry, materials science and electronic...

Revolution in brain science demands Higgs Boson-type collaboration

Social and life scientists from the University of Michigan and other universities are calling for a new model of cross-disciplinary collaboration to advance understanding...

Scientists Demo New Method for Harvesting Energy from Light

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a new mechanism for extracting energy from light, a finding that could improve technologies for generating...

Male Rats’ Cocaine Exposure Affects Their Offspring’s Drug Responses

A father’s drug use can influence his child’s vulnerability to drug use and addiction by the example it sets and the environmental exposures it...

Human Neurons Linked to Navigation in Open Environments

Using direct human brain recordings, a research team from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and Thomas Jefferson University has identified a new...

Migraine Associated with Variations in Structure of Brain Arteries

The network of arteries supplying blood flow to the brain is more likely to be incomplete in people who suffer migraine, a new study...

Want to be safe? Move to the City. No, really.

Large cities in the U.S. are significantly safer than their rural counterparts, with the risk of injury death more than 20 percent higher in...

Vascular Link in Alzheimer’s Disease with Cognition

Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that, across a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, cerebrovascular disease affecting circulation...

Why Low-Income Patients Prefer Hospital Care to a Doctor’s Office

Patients with low socioeconomic status use emergency and hospital care more often than primary care because they believe hospital care is more affordable and...

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