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The 100 million year-old piggyback: Amber reveals earliest example of maternal care in insects Scientists have uncovered the earliest fossilized evidence of an insect caring for its young. The findings push back the earliest direct evidence of insect brood care by more than 50 million years, to at least 100 million years ago when dinosaurs dominate
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How a deadly fungus evades the immune system New research has scientists re-thinking how a lethal fungus grows and kills immune cells. The study hints at a new approach to therapy for Candida albicans, one of the most common causes of bloodstream infections.
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Innovative strategies needed to address US transplant organ shortage As the United States faces transplant waiting lists that continue to grow longer over time, there is increasing debate about the proper way to incentivize living donations. Due to organ shortages, thousands of Americans are on transplant waiting lists for
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Pig-borne disease most likely jumped into humans when rearing practices changed The most virulent strains of Streptococcus suis, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in adult humans in parts of southeast Asia and in pigs around the world, are likely to have evolved and become widespread in pigs at the same time as changes in rea
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Scientists find clues into cognitive dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome A unique pattern of immune molecules in the cerebrospinal fluid of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome have been discovered, providing insights into the basis for cognitive dysfunction --frequently described by patients as 'brai
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Kids allowed to 'sip' alcohol may start drinking earlier Children who get a taste of their parents' wine now and then may be more likely than their peers to start drinking by high school, according to a new report. The findings are based on 561 Rhode Island middle school students who were surveyed periodically
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Citizen tweeters: How Twitter users can work together to defuse social tensions A new report outlines how citizen and professional journalists use Twitter to correct misinformation in order to defuse tension between Loyalist and Republican communities in Northern Ireland.
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ALMA disentangles complex birth of giant stars Astronomers have conducted observations of the massive-star forming region IRAS 16547-4247. The observation results shows the presence of multiple, or at least two, gas outflows from a protostar, indicating the possible existence of two new-born stars in
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South-east England ahead on genetic tests for inherited eye conditions New research reveals a stark variation in genetic testing services for inherited eye disease in England. The study shows that service provision in the North-east is much lower than expected based on population size and demographics, while in London and th
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New pathways into the cell: Fundamental insights into drug delivery processes Chemists, biologists and pharmacologists deal with the question of how complex active substances can be introduced into cells such that they are rapidly and easily available. Building on earlier research, interdisciplinary teams of scientists have made so
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