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NEWS BY SUBJECT
MEDICINE & HEALTH
Omega-3 fatty acids tied to fewer childhood asthma symptoms
Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may play opposite roles in childhood asthma
New model predicts substantial reduction of malaria transmitting mosquitoes
A bad bout of flu triggers ‘taste bud cells’ to grow in the lungs
TECH & ENGINEERING
New way of designing systems against correlated disruptions uses negative probability
How to make self-driving cars safer on roads
SOCIAL & BEHAVIOR
Caffeine on the mind? Just seeing reminders of coffee can stimulate our brain
Arbitrary categories improve visual learning transfer, study finds
CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS
Running upright: The minuscule movements that keep us from falling
Scientists discover potential sustainable energy technology for the household refrigerator
Ancient Caribbean children helped with grocery shopping in AD 400
Complex societies gave birth to big gods, not the other way around
SPACE & PLANETARY
Close Cassini flybys of Saturn’s ring moons
New evidence of deep groundwater on Mars
Illinois study identifies a key to soybean cyst nematode growth
Speedier stomata in optogenetically enhanced plants improve growth and conserve water
Decision makers need contextual interactive guidance
Scientists reveal largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton
Air quality to remain a problem in India despite pollution control policies
Winds of change…Solar variability weakens the Walker cell
Mothers of fussy babies at higher risk of depressive symptoms
Calling time on ‘statistical significance’ in science research
What Americans know about science
Kids store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Over a million UK businesses see Brexit as major obstacle to success
Negative equity house price risk could be ended, new research confirms
POLICY & ETHICS
2019 Global Food Policy Report: Crises in rural areas threatens progress in hunger and poverty reduction
University of Cincinnati provides road map to combat human trafficking in Ohio
SCIENCE BUSINESS NEWS
Research provides framework for developing Ebola virus therapeutic under animal rule
RIT, zoo researchers capturing sights, sounds and insects of Madagascar
FEFU scientists conduct research of quark-gluon plasma for the Russian NICA collider
MIT receives $30 million to help address energy challenges in Egypt
Dr. Lauren Ferrante, critical care expert, becomes inaugural Hurria awardee at #AGS19
UAB aging and longevity researchers win international prize
Being a woman in ancient Egypt: A hidden history of changing rights
How social media dethroned Hollywood
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