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Heart health: A sodium surprise
SCIENCE DAILY Irregular heartbeat -- or arrhythmia -- can have sudden and often fatal consequences. A biomedical engineering team examining molecular behavior in cardiac tissue recently made a surprising discovery that could someday impact treatment of the life-threatening condition. 1 day
GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientists
NPR There's a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignore... 1 day
Macrophages made to engulf cancer cells in solid tumors
SCIENCE DAILY Human macrophages have been engineered to ignore the 'don't eat me' signal both healthy and cancerous cells exhibit. Combined with cancer-specific targeting antibodies, these engineered macrophages invaded and engulfed human... 2 days
Silicon Valley investors embrace a new vision of college
PHYS.ORG Make School, a for-profit startup in this city's South of Market district, is one of the most unusual schools in the country: It lets students enroll in classes for free... 7 hours
AP-NORC Poll: Most say feds should ensure health coverage
ABC NEWS AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion shifts 2 days
Obese and overweight less likely to consider next meal when making portion size decisions
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that people with obesity tend to ignore how long it will be until the next meal when... 3 days
Canada should continue with separate medical stream after cannabis is legalized for recreational use
SCIENCE DAILY After cannabis is legalized, Canada should continue with a separate medical cannabis stream to keep patients safe, argues a new... 4 days
Canada should continue with separate medical stream after cannabis is legalized for recreational use: Study
SCIENCE DAILY After cannabis is legalized, Canada should continue with a separate medical cannabis stream to keep patients safe, argues... 4 days
Trump says Republicans should 'let Obamacare fail,' says, 'I'm not going to own it'
ABC NEWS Trump says Republicans should 'let Obamacare fail,' says, 'I'm not going to own it' 3 days
Should We Fear the Rise of Intelligent Robots?
LIVE SCIENCE A scientist who spends his days developing artificial intelligence systems, reveals what about AI keeps him up at night. 1 week
Not dead yet: Trump exhorts Senate to pass Obamacare repeal
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump says the Senate should send him a health care bill to sign before leaving town for Congress' August recess 2 days
Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump says the Senate should send him a health care bill to sign before leaving town for Congress' August recess 2 days
op ed the geospatial revolution what s a government to do Op-ed | The geospatial revolution: What’s a government to do?
SPACE NEWS We are witnessing a geospatial revolution, driven by fundamental advances in increasingly persistent data collection and... 3 days
In making decisions, are you an ant or a grasshopper?
SCIENCE DAILY New findings add to a growing body of evidence that, although it may seem less appealing, the ant's gratification-delaying strategy should not be viewed in a negative light. 1 day
Vaccine rejection and hesitancy examined: Effect of calls to promote vaccination
SCIENCE DAILY The center of a public health debate is whether parents should have their children vaccinated. Researchers challenge statements made by influential individuals who oppose the widespread... 2 days
Selfish motives, not fairness, the best message for criminal justice advocacy groups
PHYS.ORG Advocacy groups and activists should appeal to self-interests if they want to obtain public support for criminal justice reform, according to a new study. 2 days
Medical News Today: Pulse oximetry: Uses and benefits
MNT What is pulse oximetry, how do pulse oximeters work, who can benefit from them, and what should be expected from pulse oximetry? What are the limitations? 1 day
T-cells lacking HDAC11 enzyme perform more effectively in destroying cancer cells
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a role for the HDAC11 enzyme in the regulation of T-cell function. The team found that HDAC11 should be treated as an immunotherapeutic... 4 days
The Latest: Trump calls for 'clean slate' on GOP health plan
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump says Republicans should just repeal the nation's current health care law and work on a new plan that starts from a "clean slate." 4 days
The Latest: Governors urge Senate to abandon repeal effort
ABC NEWS A bipartisan group of 11 governors says Senate Republicans should abandon the effort to repeal the Obama health care law and replace it later 3 days
What makes red algae so different and why should we care?
PHYS.ORG The red algae called Porphyra and its ancestors have thrived for millions of years in the harsh habitat of the intertidal zone—exposed to fluctuating temperatures, high... 4 days
AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care
ABC NEWS AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion appears to shift to the left 1 day
Future Space Colony? Maybe We Should Look Beyond Mars to Saturn's Titan Moon
LIVE SCIENCE Instead of just sending humans on a one-shot mission to look for life on the surface, a new paper envisions a future... 2 days
Future Space Colony? Maybe We Should Look Beyond Mars to Saturn's Titan Moon
SPACE.COM Instead of just sending humans on a one-shot mission to look for life on the surface, a new paper envisions a future... 2 days
Evaluating low-dose toxicity from endocrine active chemicals
SCIENCE DAILY A new report proposes a strategy that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should use to evaluate the evidence of adverse human health effects from low doses of exposure to chemicals that can disrupt... 3 days
How wildfires could radically change forests—and your life
PHYS.ORG A lonely bird call breaks my concentration and I glance upward. Where glacier-topped mountains should be filling the horizon, instead my view is obscured by a strange orange haze. Even the bright... 2 days
What is Ballistic Missile Defense and Would it Stop a Missile from North Korea?
SPACE.COM North Korea's test this week of an intercontinental ballistic missile has reignited interest and debate on the feasibility of ballistic... 6 days
Researcher considers structural measures to protect cities from extreme heat events
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June. ETH News asked him where is the most pleasant place to... 10 hours
What makes red algae so different and why should we care?
SCIENCE DAILY The red algae called Porphyra and its ancestors have thrived for millions of years in the harsh habitat of the intertidal zone -- exposed to fluctuating... 3 days
Paying people to protect forests is worth it
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that paying people to conserve their trees could be a highly cost-effective way to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions and should be a key part of the global... 1 day
Researcher considers structural measures to protect cities from extreme heat events
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Did Oxygen Therapy Really 'Reverse' Child's Brain Damage? Experts Are Skeptical
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NASA invites you to become a citizen scientist during U.S. total solar eclipse
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The moon is front and center during a total solar eclipse
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Groundbreaking for an international neutrino experiment
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How scientists invent new colours
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Holographic imaging could be used to detect signs of life in space
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Meet the scientist who turns data into music—and listen to the sound of a neutron star
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Fire ants build towers with three simple rules
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Researchers work to improve recovery from tight shale reservoirs
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