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Scientists isolate protein data from the tiniest of caches -- single human cells
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WATCH: Can Vitamin D help prevent colon cancer?
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Minimalist biostructures designed to create nanomaterials
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A Major Mediterranean Diet Study Was Retracted. But Do Docs Still Recommend It?
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MNT Pooling data from three continents and multiple studies, researchers find a link between lower vitamin D levels and increased risk of colorectal cancer. 4 days
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Mammals becoming more nocturnal for fear of humans
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Landmark Mediterranean diet study from 2013 retracted
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Higher circulating vitamin D levels linked with lower colorectal cancer risk
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Allergen in red meat linked to heart disease
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