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Researchers develop new method to preserve fertility in boys with prepubertal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center researchers in Beer-Sheva, Israel are developing a cell culture system that for the first... 4 hours
BPA can induce multigenerational effects on ability to communicate
SCIENCE DAILY Past studies have shown that biparental care of offspring can be affected negatively when females and males are exposed to bisphenol A (BPA); however, previous studies have not characterized how... 9 hours
Adolescent binge drinking disrupts mouse memory in adulthood
SCIENCE DAILY Excessive drinking during adolescence may interfere with the activity of brain cells needed for sustaining short term memory, according to new research in adolescent male mice. 10 hours
Genomic testing for the causes of stillbirth should be considered for routine use
SCIENCE DAILY The use of whole genome and whole exome sequencing can uncover the cause of unexplained stillbirth and neonatal deaths. In addition to... 12 hours
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
SCIENCE DAILY A new way of dating skeletons by using mutations in DNA associated with geography will avoid the difficulties and inaccuracies sometimes associated with existing dating methods. The technique will enable a better... 12 hours
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
PHYS.ORG Interest in the origins of human populations and their migration routes has increased greatly in recent years. A critical aspect of tracing migration events is dating them. However, radiocarbon techniques commonly used... 21 hours
Technology breakthrough could enable detection of fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL A wide range of fetal genetic abnormalities could soon be detected in early pregnancy thanks to a world-first study led by University of South... 22 hours
Study suggests state-of-the-art genomic testing for routine autopsy of stillbirths
NEWS MEDICAL Pregnancy loss and the death of a newborn baby are devastating events, and as of today around 25% of these perinatal deaths are unexplained despite autopsy. 23 hours
Study finds gender differences in pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Not only do women appear to be better protected than men from Parkinson's disease, the associated pathophysiology also shows gender differences. This is a finding of a study from Slovenia,... 23 hours
Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting -- at least not in lemurs
SCIENCE DAILY Surprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, since androgens... 3 days
Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with
SCIENCE DAILY Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn't contain any genes -- a finding that could help explain disorders of sex development... 4 days
Medical News Today: What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?
MNT Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better... 4 days
Researchers identify gene enhancer that affects sex determination
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have identified a gene enhancer that is critical for male sex development and shown that deleting it results in male-to-female sex reversal in mice. 4 days
American teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight: Study
ABC NEWS Fewer teens are having sex or using drugs, according to a new study. 4 days
The number of teens who report having sex is down
SCIENCE-NEWS About 40 percent of high school students are having sex, the lowest amount in the last three decades. 4 days
Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000
ABC NEWS The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. 4 days
Medical News Today: Is crab and other seafood safe to eat during pregnancy?
MNT Many women are concerned about the seafood they eat during pregnancy due to the risk of food poisoning and high mercury content.... 4 days
Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting—at least not in lemurs
PHYS.ORG Studies have shown that when men marry and have children, they often see a decline in their androgen levels—or their levels of male sex hormones. Scientists think this... 4 days
The little piece of DNA that makes girls boys
Science Magazine Study pinpoints regulatory DNA that’s key to determining sex of a child 5 days
Sex reversal following deletion of a single distal enhancer of Sox9
Science Magazine Cell fate decisions require appropriate regulation of key genes. Sox9, a direct target of SRY, is pivotal in mammalian sex determination. In vivo high-throughput chromatin accessibility... 5 days
Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with
PHYS.ORG Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn't contain any genes, finds a new paper published in Science. 5 days
Medical News Today: How do birth control pills affect menopause?
MNT The use of birth control pills, or hormonal contraceptives, can mask some of the symptoms of menopause. This can make it difficult for a person to know if... 5 days
Endocrine-disrupting pesticides impair frog reproduction
SCIENCE DAILY In a new study, researchers have investigated how the endocrine-disrupting substance linuron affects reproduction in the West African clawed frog, Xenopus tropicalis. The scientists found that linuron, which is used as a pesticicide, impaired the males' fertility, and... 5 days
New resource launched based on first-hand experiences of premature baby loss
NEWS MEDICAL A new resource has been launched based on the first-hand experiences of parents whose baby died before, during or shortly after birth at 20 to 24... 5 days
Tiny device takes big step in non-invasive fetal blood test technology
PHYS.ORG A small microfluidic device that can separate maternal and fetal cells is being developed to detect genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy through non-invasive blood tests. 5 days
Pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis linked to premature delivery and low birth weight
NEWS MEDICAL The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology demonstrate that pregnancies in women with... 5 days
Zinc plays vital role in animal and human fertility, can help scientists quickly diagnose infertility
PHYS.ORG Infertility affects about 20 percent of the U.S. population and can be incredibly costly; it also costs the... 5 days
Endocrine-disrupting pesticides impair frog reproduction
PHYS.ORG In a new study, researchers from Sweden and Britain have investigated how the endocrine-disrupting substance linuron affects reproduction in the West African clawed frog, Xenopus tropicalis. The scientists found that linuron, which is used as a pesticicide, impaired... 5 days
Study: Daily Mango Consumption Improves Cardiovascular and Gut Health in Adult Women
SCI-NEWS.COM Two cups (330 grams) of mangoes a day have beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure and gut fermentation among healthy postmenopausal women, according to... 5 days
Study shows effectiveness of prenatal Tdap vaccine in preventing infant pertussis
NEWS MEDICAL A study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows the effectiveness of the Tdap vaccine for infants whose mothers receive the vaccine during... 5 days
No link found between oral antifungal drug and stillbirth
SCIENCE DAILY New research does not support a suggested link between treatment with the oral antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy and an increased risk of stillbirth. 5 days
X chromosome protects against bladder cancer in females via a KDM6A-dependent epigenetic mechanism
Science Magazine Men are much more likely than women to develop bladder cancer (BCa), but the underlying cause of this gender disparity remains poorly... 6 days
Astronomers Discover Five New Exoplanets Orbiting Cool Dwarf Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler K2 mission have discovered two new planetary systems, one of which contains... 6 days
One-step test for the detection of herbicide resistance in blackgrass
PHYS.ORG A 'pregnancy-style' test which can be used on the farm to quickly detect the presence of herbicide resistance in black-grass is being launched today by Mologic Ltd, a... 6 days
Medical News Today: Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know
MNT Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this... 6 days
A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'
PHYS.ORG A 'boys club' culture and a lack of flexibility for... 6 days
New Medscape report reveals sexual harassment rate of physicians
NEWS MEDICAL A new report from Medscape finds that more than 1 in 10 female physicians and 16% of female residents have experienced sexual harassment within the past three years. Overall, 7%... 6 days
Eminent biologist resigns over allegations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment
NEWS MEDICAL Eminent biologist and cancer researcher Inder Verma has resigned from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California according to an announcement made by... 6 days
Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged
PHYS.ORG Sexual harassment is rampant in academic science, and colleges and universities that train new scientists need a system-wide culture change so women won't be bullied out of the field, a national advisory... 6 days
Nigeria has more HIV-infected babies than anywhere in the world. It’s a distinction no country wants
Science Magazine Mother-to-child transmission of HIV can be easily prevented, but in this country many pregnant women don’t... 7 days
Sexual harassment isn’t just about sex: Groundbreaking report details persistent hostility female scientists face
Science Magazine National Academies urge cultural change to curb sexist treatment of women 7 days
Sexual harassment seen as threat to new female scientists
PHYS.ORG A new report is urging a culture change in U.S. colleges and universities that train scientists so women won't be bullied out of the field. 7 days
Mother's attitude to baby during pregnancy may have implications for child's development
SCIENCE DAILY Mothers who 'connect' with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to interact in a more positive way with their infant after it is... 7 days
The loss of a parent is the most common cause of brood failure in blue tits
PHYS.ORG Single parent males generally do worse, probably because they are not able to keep their chicks... 7 days
Medical News Today: What to know about menopause and sore breasts
MNT Sore breasts are common during menstruation, but breast pain and discomfort can also occur during perimenopause and menopause. In this article, learn why breast pain can... 7 days
Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas
NEWS MEDICAL "No study to date had analyzed whether the occurrence of gender-based violence and child maltreatment - considered by the WHO as important... 7 days
Medical News Today: What is the wet mount procedure?
MNT One test for vaginitis is called a wet mount. Vaginitis is a term for several issues that involve infection or inflammation of the vagina or vulva. A wet mount checks... 7 days
Study shows menopause-related differences in blood count
NEWS MEDICAL The ERMA cohort comprises women aged 47 to 55 years living in the city of Jyväskylä and surrounding municipalities in Finland. The original invitation was posted to 82% of the cohort and 47% answered... 7 days
Study finds film critics, like filmmakers and casts, are largely white and male
PHYS.ORG Films like Crazy Rich Asians, The Spy Who Dumped Me, BlacKkKlansman and The Happytime Murders are poised to provide a much-needed dose... 7 days
Finally, hope for a syphilis vaccine
SCIENCE DAILY Despite efforts to eradicate it, syphilis is on the rise. It is the second leading cause of stillbirth and miscarriage worldwide, and if left untreated it can cause strokes, dementia, and other neurological disease. Until now,... 7 days
Study shows modest link between mother’s attitude towards baby during pregnancy and later interactions
NEWS MEDICAL Mothers who 'connect' with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to interact in a more positive way with their... 7 days
The ‘perfect storm’: Redirecting family planning funds could undercut STD fight
NEWS MEDICAL A Trump administration effort to shift family planning funding toward groups that may not provide comprehensive services and away from organizations that provide abortions could cripple... 7 days
‘Where the need is:’ Tackling teen pregnancy with a midwife at school
NEWS MEDICAL The student comes in for a pregnancy test — the second time she has asked for one in a matter of weeks. She’s 15.... 7 days
Feds probe USC over handling of sex harassment allegations
ABC NEWS The federal government is investigating whether the University of Southern California concealed sexual harassment allegations made against a campus gynecologist whose behavior during pelvic examinations has prompted hundreds of complaints 1 week
New Barrel-Shaped Structure Discovered Inside Sperm
LIVE SCIENCE Human sperm cells are well-studied, so scientists were completely surprised to find a previously unknown structure in the little swimmers. 1 week
WATCH: What is tick paralysis?
ABC NEWS Tick paralysis occurs when a person or animal is bitten by a female tick that releases toxins while she's attached and feeding. 1 week
'Shocking' die-off of Africa's oldest baobabs: study
PHYS.ORG Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobab trees—a few dating all the way back to the ancient Greeks—have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, researchers said Monday. 1 week
Study shows positive vascular effects of mango intake in postmenopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted at the University of California, Davis found that two cups of mangos a day had beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure among... 1 week
Research shows that treating cholestasis in father lowers risk of high blood pressure in son
NEWS MEDICAL New research led by Professor Catherine Williamson, School of Life Course Sciences, shows that using drugs to treat... 1 week
Automation has the potential to improve gender equality at work
PHYS.ORG If predictions are right, automation will transform work as we know it. But it's difficult to know exactly which – and how many – jobs will be affected.... 1 week
Medical News Today: Lightning crotch: What to know about shooting pain during pregnancy
MNT Some pregnant people may experience lightning crotch, which is a shooting pain in the vagina, rectum, or pelvis. Doctors do not fully... 1 week
Medical News Today: Does CBD oil work for menopause symptoms?
MNT There are different treatments available for menopause symptoms. Cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming a more popular alternative treatment, however, there is some dispute over how effective it is. Also,... 1 week
Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel
PHYS.ORG An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. 1 week
Are you really into me?
SCIENCE DAILY Those who feel greater certainty that a prospective romantic partner reciprocates their interest will put more effort into seeing that person again, while rating the possible date as more sexually attractive than they would if they were less... 2 weeks
Researchers gain insight into chromosome evolution in flies
PHYS.ORG NC State University researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes by identifying a gene indispensable for male survival in a devastating livestock pest species. What they found could... 2 weeks
Invasive marbled crayfish found in Narva power plant cooling canal
PHYS.ORG The dangerous invasive marbled crayfish has developed a significant population in Estonia in the cooling canal of the Narva power plant. The danger of the species is that... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What happens during a pelvic exam?
MNT A pelvic exam involves visually and physically checking the female reproductive system and sexual organs. These exams may be part of an annual checkup, and they are performed regularly during... 2 weeks
Uncertainty about potential partners' romantic interest reduces sexual appeal, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study, those who feel greater certainty that a prospective romantic partner reciprocates their interest will put more effort into seeing that person... 2 weeks
NCI cancer centers issue joint statement endorsing HPV vaccination and cancer screening
NEWS MEDICAL Calling human papillomavirus-related cancers a significant public health problem, the directors of the 70 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, including UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer... 2 weeks
Study finds decline in pregnancy and birth rates among teens in Minnesota
NEWS MEDICAL Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color. 2 weeks
Customized resistance exercise helps female fibromyalgia patients improve health
NEWS MEDICAL Fibromyalgia and resistance exercise have often been considered an impossible combination. But with proper support and individually adjusted exercises, female patients achieved considerable health improvements, according to research carried out... 2 weeks
Women with thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy face increased risk for gestational diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Women with thyroid dysfunction in the first half of pregnancy face an increased risk for gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that is typically... 2 weeks
Pippa Middleton reveals she's pregnant
ABC NEWS Pippa Middleton is following her in her sister's path to motherhood 2 weeks
Iowa judge rules transgender women deserve surgery coverage
ABC NEWS An Iowa judge has found that Iowa cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgery declaring the state's policy denying their care violates the Iowa Constitution and the state's... 2 weeks
A selfish genetic element confers non-Mendelian inheritance in rice
Science Magazine Selfish genetic elements are pervasive in eukaryote genomes, but their role remains controversial. We show that qHMS7, a major quantitative genetic locus for hybrid male sterility between wild rice (Oryza... 2 weeks
Noninvasive blood tests for fetal development predict gestational age and preterm delivery
Science Magazine Noninvasive blood tests that provide information about fetal development and gestational age could potentially improve prenatal care. Ultrasound, the current gold standard, is not... 2 weeks
Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth
SCIENCE DAILY A new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The technique can also be used to estimate a fetus's... 2 weeks
Research finds tipping point for large-scale social change
PHYS.ORG When organizations turn a blind eye to sexual harassment in the workplace, how many people need to take a stand before the behavior is no longer seen as normal? 2 weeks
Structural protein found essential to X chromosome inactivation
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has identified the essential role of a structural protein in the silencing of the inactive X chromosome, a process that prevents both copies of the same gene from being... 2 weeks
Who should be on the $10 and $20 bills? How race, gender, and politics shape public opinion
SCIENCE DAILY Race, gender, political affiliation, and the prejudices and biases associated with them (racism, sexism,... 2 weeks
Teen pregnancy and birth rates at an all time low in Minn.
SCIENCE DAILY Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color. Researchers attribute... 2 weeks
Customized resistance exercise a factor for success with fibromyalgia
SCIENCE DAILY Fibromyalgia and resistance exercise have often been considered an impossible combination. But with proper support and individually adjusted exercises, female patients achieved considerable health improvements, according to new research. 2 weeks
Researchers discover protein responsible for X chromosome inactivation
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered that the structural protein SMCHD1 is required to prevent genes from both X chromosomes being expressed in female mammals. 2 weeks
In male dolphin alliances, 'everybody knows your name'
SCIENCE DAILY It's not uncommon in dolphin society for males to form long-lasting alliances with other males, sometimes for decades. Now, after studying bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia, for more than 30 years,... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Vagina or discharge smells like onions: What to do
MNT While a mild vaginal odor is healthy and all vaginas have a different smell, a strong scent of onions may indicate a problem. In... 2 weeks
Structural protein found essential to X chromosome inactivation
PHYS.ORG A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified the essential role of a structural protein in the silencing of the inactive X chromosome, a process that prevents both copies of the... 2 weeks
In male dolphin alliances, 'everybody knows your name'
PHYS.ORG It's not uncommon in dolphin society for males to form long-lasting alliances with other males, sometimes for decades. Now, after studying bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia, for more than 30 years,... 2 weeks
Pheromone power—Bringing 'SexyPlant' back to defy crop pests
PHYS.ORG The project will use a biological method for manufacturing pheromones, which provide a safe and sustainable alternative to harmful pesticides, reducing the environmental impact of agriculture. 2 weeks
Forgotten corner of Europe brought back to life thanks to artificial intelligence
PHYS.ORG A lost world in a former empire in Europe has been brought to life thanks to University of Bristol researchers who used artificial intelligence... 2 weeks
A human fossil species in western Europe could be close to a million years old
PHYS.ORG First direct dating of an early human tooth confirms the antiquity of Homo antecessor, western Europe's oldest known... 2 weeks
Researchers develop model that predicts changes in BUP exposure during pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL Buprenorphine (BUP) is approved for the treatment of opioid addiction. The current dosing regimen of BUP in pregnant women is based on recommendations designed for non-pregnant... 2 weeks
Men may contribute to infertility through newly discovered part of sperm
SCIENCE DAILY The research identifies a new structure in human sperm that functions in the zygote and may provide new avenues for addressing male infertility and insights into... 2 weeks
Large cli­mate un­cer­tainty even with a 1.5-de­gree tem­per­a­ture in­crease
PHYS.ORG The Paris climate agreement includes the aim of limiting average global warming to 1.5°C. There has previously been little research on how climate might look across the world and over... 2 weeks
Prolonged stress can have adverse impact on sperm quality, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL Prolonged stress, such as that experienced during military conflict, can have an adverse impact on sperm quality, according to a new study by researchers at Ben-Gurion... 2 weeks
Shareholders reject bid to link Google diversity to exec pay
PHYS.ORG Shareholders of Google parent Alphabet Inc. have rejected several proposals aimed at linking executive pay to diversity goals, being more open about lobbying, narrowing the gender-pay gap, and... 2 weeks
PrEP uptake on the rise and condom use declines in gay men
NEWS MEDICAL Some parts of Australia show an increase in uptake of pills that can prevent contracting HIV but also a sharp drop in condom use... 2 weeks
How the quality of red sea urchin roe -- uni -- influences fishermen's behavior
SCIENCE DAILY Sea urchin roe is an acquired taste. Served as sushi, uni -- the Japanese word for this delicacy -- is... 2 weeks
Researchers assess how the quality of red sea urchin roe—uni—influences fishermen's behavior
PHYS.ORG Sea urchin roe is an acquired taste. Served as sushi, uni—the Japanese word for this delicacy—is actually the reproductive organ of the sea urchin. 2 weeks
There are benefits to prenatal yoga, but lingering questions remain
SCIENCE-NEWS Prenatal yoga offers benefits to pregnant women, but a bigger and more rigorous body of research is needed. 2 weeks
WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)
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Rare mutation of gene carried by Quebec family gives insight into how the brain is wired
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Purdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future
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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing
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Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection
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Odors are perceived the same way by hunter-gatherers and Westerners
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Bringing the heat out of the city
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Study unravels 'blood stem cell niche' puzzle
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Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?
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Sounding rocket takes a second look at the Sun
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Researchers describe abundant marine life at the 'White Shark Café'
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These frogs walk instead of hop, video reveals
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What's the minimum number of people you should send in a generational ship to Proxima Centauri?
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Biological light sensor filmed in action
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Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC
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A sprinkle of platinum nanoparticles onto graphene makes brain probes more sensitive
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Video: Caesar's last breath and Einstein's lost fridge
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Short-term changes in Antarctica's ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fate
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New Greenland telescope is up and running
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We must ensure new food retail technologies are not barriers to better health
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Computer program looks five minutes into the future
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NASA finds weakening rainfall in Bud
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