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High-salt diet doubles threat of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes People with Type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to a new study. Diabetes occurs when there is too much sugar in the bloodstream. People develop Ty
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African elephant genome suggests they are superior smellers Sense of smell is critical for survival in many mammals. In a new study, researchers examined the olfactory receptor repertoire encoded in 13 mammalian species and found that African elephants have the largest number of OR genes ever characterized; more t
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X-Ray Telescope Celebrates Birthday With Fireworks NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory went into orbit 15 years ago, and to mark the occasion, scientists are showing off a fresh batch of X-ray fireworks.
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3-D printed tissues advance stem cell research A tissue engineering and vascular biology expert recently won a Faculty Early Career Development Award for his work on 3D tissue printing, and its contribution of the advancement of stem cell research.
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Is climate change ruining your SAUVIGNON BLANC? Temperature shifts could be causing wines to become corked Research led by University of Lisbon says quality of corks is decreasing. They say this is due to thinning bark on the trees that produce wine corks (shown).
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4-Month Mock Mars Mission Wraps Up in Hawaii Friday Six mock Mars mission crewmembers are preparing to come back to the real world at the end of the week.
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A bird in the hand: The tale of one woman and her hawk This pulse-quickening story of a woman's obsession with training a female goshawk makes H is for Hawk a modern classic in a nature-writing renaissance | 5 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Exoplanet with the longest year discovered: Kepler-421b orbits its star every 704 days - and this changes what we know about gas giants Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovered Kepler-421b (illustration pictured) using data from the Nasa Kepler spacecraft.
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Only Zoo Keepers Get to Feed the Penguins Nora Beirne, a senior keeper at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. When I went to The College of New Jersey, I was an English major, but I took several pre-med clas
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Apollo 11 Plus 45: President Obama Hails Astronauts For the first time, a major anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing was marked at the White House without the mission's commander, Neil Armstrong.
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