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Given a choice between indulgent and healthy foods, your decision may depend on what other foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf, new research suggests.
A jagged little protein appears to be key to how cancer stem cells differentiate and enable metastasis, according to researchers at Rice University and the Duke University School of Medicine.
People younger than age 40 who have high blood pressure are at increased risk of heart failure, strokes and blood vessel blockages as they age, according to a study in JAMA led by a Duke Health researcher.
Researchers have developed a new process using sound waves that can determine, in a non-invasive manner, whether the patient has cancer, where the cancer is located, what stage it’s in, and what drugs would work best. All from a small sample of blood.
Exposure to fracking chemicals and wastewater promotes fat cell development, or adipogenesis, in living cells in a laboratory, according to a new Duke University-led study.
A new study of animal vision shows that human eyes can see fine details that most animals can’t, Duke University researchers say.
In recent years, sightings of large predators in places where conventional wisdom says they “shouldn’t be” have increased thanks to conservation efforts, according to a new study.
A new Duke University study finds that moderate-to-vigorous workouts reduce mortality, even in short bursts under 10 minutes.
New research suggests that vision and reaction tests resembling video games can help identify baseball's best hitters.
Scientists at the University of Maryland and Duke University have created a novel protein-sugar designed to break down HIV’s sugar shield defense.  The new molecule could one day become part of a successful HIV vaccine.