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July 30, 2019

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 Scientist have identified a link between exposure to high levels of estrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of … read more 
 NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has discovered three new worlds that are among the smallest, nearest exoplanets known to date. The planets orbit a star … read more 
 Some 18 million years ago, a tiny monkey weighing little more than a baseball lived in the Amazon rainforest, the smallest fossil monkey known worldwide. The finding is based … read more 
 A new study provides the first comprehensive theory for why there were clusters of megadroughts in the American Southwest during Medieval times. The authors found that ocean … read more 
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 As Lyme disease increases, researchers have taken a significant step toward finding new ways to prevent its transmission. The experts, who include a pioneer in Lyme disease discovery, have sequenced … read more 

 Biomedical engineers are helping develop a prosthetic arm for amputees that can move with the person’s thoughts and feel the sensation of touch via an array of electrodes implanted in the … read more 

 In contrast to pre-industrial climate fluctuations, current, anthropogenic climate change is occurring across the whole world at the same time, according to new studies. In addition, the speed of … read more 

 Research findings show significant human health benefits when air quality is better than the current national ambient air quality standard. The estimate of lives that could be saved by further … read more 

 Some scientists argue that working memory is particularly developed in humans. But how do chimpanzees, one of our closest relatives, compare? Researchers set out to answer this … read more 

 A de novo gene mutation that encodes a brain protein in a child with autism has been placed into the brains of mice. These mice then showed severe alterations of specific behaviors that closely … read more 

 A new study reveals more of the vast cosmic structure surrounding our Milky Way … read more 

 Some parasitic plants steal genetic material from their host plants and use the stolen genes to more effectively siphon off the host’s nutrients. A new study reveals that the parasitic plant … read more 

 Nearly 30 million Americans older than 40 take aspirin daily to prevent cardiovascular disease. More than 6 million Americans take aspirin daily without physician’s recommendation. Nearly half … read more 

 People using antibiotics without a prescription seems to be a prevalent public health problem. Antibiotics were obtained through various means, including saving leftover prescriptions for later use, … read more 

 Scientists have documented the very earliest indigenous stone tool tradition in southern … read more 

 Researchers picking through the contents of fossil clams from a Sarasota County quarry found dozens of tiny glass beads, likely the calling cards of an ancient … read more 

 Scientists shed new light on the role that exosomes play in brain development. They show that exosomes are not only integral to the development of neurons and neural circuits, but they can restore … read more 

 A study puts a sequence to the events which gave rise to our … read more 

 A new study shows Americans are drilling deeper than ever for fresh … read more 

 New research in mice shows that the gut microbiome may affect the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s … read more 

 A decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has … read more 

 Signals from star-planet interactions tell of strong magnetic fields in ‘hot … read more 

 Scientists have discovered the specific gene that controls an important symbiotic relationship between plants and soil fungi, and successfully facilitated the symbiosis in a plant that typically … read more 

 New research finds that low doses of radiation equivalent to three CT scans, which are considered safe, give cancer-capable cells a competitive advantage over normal … read more 

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