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Super-safe iodide may save millions from heart disease In mice, iodide injections drastically reduced tissue damage following heart attacks. If it works in humans, it could save millions by preventing future heart problems
NewScientist.com | 16 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Thanksgiving in space: astronauts celebrate with 'irradiated smoked turkey' Astronauts on the International Space Station are celebrating Thanksgiving
Telegraph.co.uk | 16 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indonesia cracks down on deforestation in symbolic u-turn Indonesias new president announces plans to protect rainforest and peatlands, signalling a new direction for country with worst rate of deforestation in the worldIndonesias reforming new president is to crack down on the rampant deforestation and peatland
The Guardian | 16 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Will the iPhone 6 Plus kill off the iPad? California-based Pocket app found that users with an iPhone 6 read on their tablets 19 per cent less, while those with a 6 Plus are on their tablets 36 per cent less.
Mail Online | 17 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New research supporting stroke rehabilitation New research could help improve stroke patients' rehabilitation, experts say. The research may provide useful applications for the care of stroke patients who have restricted use of their upper limbs. If stroke patients practice the techniques recommended
Science Daily | 17 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Significantly increased risk of stillbirth in males, study shows Boys are more likely to be stillborn than girls, a large-scale study has found. The study reviewed more than 30 million births globally, and found that the risk of stillbirth is about ten percent higher in boys. This equates to a loss of around 100,000 ad
Science Daily | 17 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ancient marine algae provides clues of climate change impact on today's microscopic ocean organisms A study of ancient marine algae has found that climate change affected their growth and skeleton structure, which has potential significance for todays equivalent microscopic organisms that play an important role in the worlds oceans. Coccolithophores, a
Science Daily | 17 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New antimicrobial edible films increase lifespan of cheese New coatings to apply to soft cheese have been developed by researchers. These coatings are totally edible and have an antimicrobial capacity, which increases the lifespan of the cheese. These films incorporate oregano and rosemary essential oils as antim
Science Daily | 17 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Trigger' for stress processes discovered in brain An important factor for stress has been identified by scientists. This is the protein secretagogin that plays an important role in the release of the stress hormone CRH and which only then enables stress processes in the brain to be transmitted to the pit
Science Daily | 17 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How do Tourette's patients react to visual stimulation with their own self-image? Tourettes syndrome is characterized by tics caused in many by premonitory urges; sensations which give patients compulsion to act to relieve discomfort. Habit reversal therapy conditions patients into heightened awareness of premonitory urges and forced c
Science Daily | 17 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend