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A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identifies a possible treatment strategy for some bone marrow failure syndromes.
Evolutionary medicine scientists from UCLA are applying insights from ecology and evolution to inform research on biomedicine, public health and clinical care.
Researchers from the University of Rochester suggest the process in our brain that allows us to see illusory shapes may not be the same in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Largest-Ever Genetic Study of Prostate Cancer in Men of African Descent Finds New Risk Factors for the Disease
A USC Study identified nine new genetic variants that increase the risk of prostate cancer in Men of African Descent, an understudied population.
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Cornell and NASA researchers paint a bleak picture for the Southwest and much of America’s breadbasket, the Great Plains. A “megadrought” likely will occur late in this century, and it could last for three decades.
Neurologist Ann McKee talks about battered brains, tangled tau, and the future of sports
The Kansas Geological Survey and the Kansas Department of Agriculture conducted a study in 2015 to measure groundwater levels in over 1,400 water wells.
University of Texas at Austin researchers create a network of underground sensors in the Texas Hill Country will arm those responsible for managing the state’s finite water supply with vital information for determining the chances of drought and dangerous floods.
Women tend to become addicted to drugs and relapse faster than men, though the biological reasons are not completely clear.