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First 3D Image of Structure Beneath Sierra Negra Volcano

The Galápagos Islands are home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, with more than 50 eruptions in the last 200...

American Bar Association awards lower ratings to women and minorities

For more than half a century, the American Bar Association has vetted the nation's judicial nominees, certifying candidates as "well qualified," "qualified," or "not...

Feeling in control may increase longevity

High sense of self-determination could make a difference in living healthier lives Do you believe in your own ability to succeed, or do you believe...

Divorce Rate Cut in Half for Couples Who Discussed Relationship Movies

A new study finds that watching and discussing movies about relationships is as effective in lowering divorce rates as other, more intensive early marriage...

Finding Points to Possible New Parkinson’s Therapy

When properly manipulated, support cells called astrocytes found in the brain could provide a new approach to treating Parkinson’s disease. These findings, which were made...

Helping cancer researchers make sense of the deluge of genetic data

A newly improved internet research tool is helping cancer researchers and physicians make sense out of a deluge of genetic data from nearly 100,000...

3-D images, with only one photon per pixel

Lidar rangefinders, which are common tools in surveying and in autonomous-vehicle control, among other applications, gauge depth by emitting short bursts of laser light...

How Stars Move at the Center of the Galaxy

Two months ago astronomers created a new 3D map of stars at the centre of our Galaxy (the Milky Way), showing more clearly than...

Menstrual Cycle Influences Concussion Outcomes

Researchers found that women injured during the two weeks leading up to their period (the premenstrual phase) had a slower recovery and poorer health...

Even in the dark, brain ‘sees’ its own body’s movement

As Halloween approaches, the thought of walking through a dark room, hands outstretched to find your way, might take on a more sinister feel...

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