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Researchers developing new methods and smart wellbore materials for geothermal drilling  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
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Study: Cardiac rehab programs are available in only half of the world's countries  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Yearlong birth control supply could be cost-effective, prevent undesired pregnancies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Computation and experimentation come closer together  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Eccentric exercises could help fatigued dancers prevent injury, improve jump performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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