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Rural microbes could boost city dwellers' health, study finds The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might be due in part to their reduced exposure to the microbes that thrive in rural environments, according to a new scientific
Science Daily | 7 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Samsung's bloatware apps rarely used by consumers, says new study US researchers have found that the so-called 'bloatware' is rarely used by consumers, with many spending just seconds on the apps before deciding to use downloaded versions instead.
Mail Online | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
iOS 7.1.1 update released, amid Apple's likely earnings slowdown iOS 7.1.1 update hints at future Apple product features that may ameliorate a slow quarter for revenue.
The Christian Science Monitor | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Charting Deaths on Everest: A History of Fatal Climbing Accidents Sixteen Sherpas were killed in an April 18 avalanche in the deadliest single day on Everest, but there's a long history of fatalities on the mountain.
NationalGeographic.com | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Garden plants gone wild Wolsingham, Weardale: In spring, the most assertive garden escapers are daffodils, dotted among the butterbur and ground elder Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Obama administration tightens coal dust rules to reduce black lung cases Black lung is an irreversible and potentially deadly disease caused by exposure to coal dust, where dust particles accumulate in the lungs Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists find clues about human ageing in blood of 115-year-old Researchers from New York studied the healthy blood cells of a 115-year-old woman. They found over 400 mutations, but discovered her body 'tolerated' them.
Mail Online | 8 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Atherosclerosis experiment stops buildup of cholestereol inside blood vessels Johns Hopkins scientists found and blocked molecule that causes cholesterol to build up in rabbits and mice.
Mail Online | 9 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy' A researcher is looking to give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need during a workout, and her latest research shows that a cyber buddy can help. The study is the first to indicate that although a human partner is still a better motivator during
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Male or female? First sex-determining genes appeared in mammals some 180 million years ago The Y chromosome, which distinguishes males from females at the genetic level, appeared some 180 million years ago. It originated twice independently in all mammals. Scientists have managed to date these events that are crucial for both mammalian evolutio
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