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Sep 22, 2022

Gut Microbiomes Help Bears With Very Different Diets Reach the Same Size

The study offers insights that will inform wildlife management. 

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Sep 20, 2022

Why Are We Seeing So Many Public Health Challenges? And What Can We Do About It?

From polio to scarlet fever, the world is seeing an increase in public health challenges. Why? 

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Sep 7, 2022

Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

How could (and should) we reduce the number of harmful microbes while encouraging beneficial ones? 

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Aug 23, 2022

Study of Ancient Skulls Sheds Light on Human Interbreeding With Neandertals

The study supports the hypothesis that much of this interbreeding took place in the region ranging from North Africa to Iraq. 

Jul 18, 2022

Taxing Cryptocurrency: What Happens When Crypto Crashes?

What are the tax implications of the cryptocurrency crash? 

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May 16, 2022

New Approach Allows for Faster Ransomware Detection

The approach detects a broad range of ransomware far more quickly than previous systems. 

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May 10, 2022

Researchers Conduct First Assessment of Metabolites in African Savanna Elephants

The work advances our understanding of the relationship between metabolism and health in these endangered animals. 

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May 4, 2022

Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction

The work also offers a blueprint for related research moving forward. 

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Apr 4, 2022

Helping People with Opioid Addiction Get the Treatment They Need

The project provides a wealth of resources aimed at addressing opioid use disorder in the U.S. 

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Mar 24, 2022

How Do We Know When the Pandemic is Over? And What Will ‘Normal’ Be Like?

And have our experiences with COVID improved our ability to deal with other diseases? 

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Mar 11, 2022

New Tool Allows Unprecedented Modeling of Magnetic Nanoparticles

The advance paves for developing magnetic nanoparticles for applications such as drug delivery and sensor technologies. 

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Feb 2, 2022

What is ‘Bird Flu’? Do I Need to Worry About It?

Why should I care about bird flu? Does it affect humans? 

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Feb 1, 2022

Technique Smooths Path for ‘Federated Learning’ AI Training in Wireless Devices

The technique drastically reduces the size of data transmissions, creating new opportunities for wireless AI training. 

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Jan 25, 2022

New Technique Boosts Efficiency, Sustainability of Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cells

The technique will reduce the cost and improve the performance of mass-produced perovskite solar cells. 

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Jan 24, 2022

How Easy Is It to Update COVID Vaccines to Tackle New Variants?

How quickly can we modify COVID-19 vaccines to tackle any new variants that arise?