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Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science Before the measles vaccine existed, 9 out of every 10 kids got the disease before age 15. Two … Continue reading Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe

Schizophrenia a side effect of human development

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Schizophrenia may have evolved as an “unwanted side effect” of the development of the complex human brain, a … Continue reading Schizophrenia a side effect of human development

Doctors floored by epidemic levels of black lung in Appalachian coal miners

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Enlarge /Lungs of a coal worker, with black pigmentation and fibrosis from inhalation of coal dust. … Continue reading Doctors floored by epidemic levels of black lung in Appalachian coal miners

Running helps the brain counteract negative effect of stress, study finds

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: Brigham Young University Most people agree that getting a little exercise helps when dealing with stress. A … Continue reading Running helps the brain counteract negative effect of stress, study finds

Surgical infections linked to drug-resistant bugs, study suggests

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Surgical infections linked to drug-resistant bugs, study suggests. Credit: University of Birmingham Patients having surgery in low income … Continue reading Surgical infections linked to drug-resistant bugs, study suggests

Mutant crayfish got rid of males, and its clones are taking over the world

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica reader comments 23 It’s possible to infer many species’ origins from things like fossils and DNA … Continue reading Mutant crayfish got rid of males, and its clones are taking over the world

With Strategic Zaps to the Brain, Scientists Boost Memory

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine For the past two decades, neuroscientists have been treating movement and neurological disorders with deep brain stimulation, a … Continue reading With Strategic Zaps to the Brain, Scientists Boost Memory

Starfish Can See You … with Their Arm-Eyes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science The starfish (Diplopteraster multipes) often bends its arms, allowing its eye (the red spot) to see more or … Continue reading Starfish Can See You … with Their Arm-Eyes

DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A reconstruction model from the skull of ‘Cheddar Man’ after DNA analysis … Continue reading DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes

In wine, there’s health: Low levels of alcohol good for the brain

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain While a couple of glasses of wine can help clear the mind after a … Continue reading In wine, there’s health: Low levels of alcohol good for the brain

Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: Elizabeth Cook Patients with an inherited form of colon cancer harbor two bacterial species that collaborate to … Continue reading Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers

Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils may damage the liver

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily   An international group of scientists led by the University of Granada (UGR) has demonstrated … Continue reading Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils may damage the liver

Warming Threatens Reptiles More Than Birds and Mammals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global In the race to adapt to a rapidly changing climate, warm-blooded animals might have the edge. … Continue reading Warming Threatens Reptiles More Than Birds and Mammals

‘Anxiety cells’ identified in the brain’s hippocampus

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Do your palms sweat when you walk down a poorly lit street at night? That feeling may be … Continue reading ‘Anxiety cells’ identified in the brain’s hippocampus

5 Children Have New Ears Grown From Their Own Cells in a World First

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Such amazing work! A group of five children in China have been given new ears – based on detailed … Continue reading 5 Children Have New Ears Grown From Their Own Cells in a World First

Naked mole rat found to defy Gompertz’s mortality law

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Credit: Jedimentat44/flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 A team of researchers at Google-owned … Continue reading Naked mole rat found to defy Gompertz’s mortality law