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Fasting Can Improve Overall Health By Causing Circadian Clocks In the Liver and Skeletal Muscle To Rewire Their Metabolism, Study Finds An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceDaily: In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can u
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Virtuous people often don't get jokes, and are seen as 'sanctimonious and prudish' Researchers say that highly moral people are often unable to get the joke. It claims this actually often makes them unlikeable.
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Key West Moves To Ban Sunscreens That Could Damage Reefs Yesterday, the Key West City Commission unanimously voted to ban the sale of sunscreens that contain two ingredients -- oxybenzone and octinoxate -- that a growing body of scientific evidence says harm coral reefs. The measure must now be reviewed again b
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Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors The Missile Defense Review will also recommends studying experimental technologies, including prospects for space-based weaponry that might be able to shoot down enemy missiles -- a throwback to Ronald Reagan's so-called "Star Wars" initiative in the 1980
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TrumpPrepares Case for Funding New Missile Defense Plan Trump will reveal the results at the Pentagon, where hell make the case for additional funding to expand the U.S. arsenal, the official told reporters Wednesday on condition of anonymity. The official emphasized that the administration views space as a ke
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US plans new space sensors for missile defence against 'rogue states' Trump likely to present Pentagon findings about changing threat as justification for his planned space forceDonald Trump will unveil a plan on Thursday for a major expansion in US missile defence that will rely on a new generation of space-based sensors.T
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Shooting victim who became doctor takes aim at US gun violence At age 17, Joseph Sakran was shot in the throat after a high school football game -- a life-threatening injury that set him on the path to becoming a doctor. Now a trauma surgeon who fights to save shooting victims on the operating table, Sakran says gun
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The first 'living medicine': Revolutionary GM microbes can 'mop up' toxins in the human body The genetically modified bacteria created bySynlogic, a firmco-founded by MIT, could be used to treat liver and bowel diseases by mopping up toxins inside the gut.
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Researchers Report Breakthrough In Ice-Repelling Materials "Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new theory in physics called stress localization, which they used to tune and predict the properties of new materials," reports Phys.Org. "Based on those predictions, the researchers reported in
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Snowdrops, bumble bees and butterflies are among 'early spring activity' due to warmer weather Mild UK conditions have seen flowers blooming this month, with insects temporarily disturbed from hibernation over winter. A red admiral butterfly was seen last month five months ahead of time.
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