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  • Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs

    Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs
    In rocky outcroppings near a cornfield in northern China, paleontologists have unearthed three species of squirrel-like mammals that lived at the same time as the dinosaurs. Remarkably complete skeletons of the three new species -- Shenshou lui,...
  • Scientists 'reset' stem cells to study start of human development

    LONDON (Reuters) - British and Japanese scientists have managed to "reset" human stem cells to their earliest state, opening up a new realm of research into the start of human development and potentially life-saving regenerative medicines. In work...
  • National Hemophilia registry a window onto bleeding disorders and other genetic ailments

    It's a relatively rare disease affecting about 1 in 5,000 males but hemophilia is in the front wave of fighting gene-based disorders with some of the newest tools in medicine: genetic testing, personalized medicine and big data. Right now a registry is...
  • Ebola highlights slow progress in war on tropical diseases

    LONDON (Reuters) - Some of the world's most gruesome diseases are finally getting a bit of attention. The worst-ever Ebola outbreak, which has already killed at least 2,296 people in West Africa, has triggered a scramble to develop the first drug or...
  • Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty

    Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty
    If current trends continue, Marylanders may not have to go "down-y oshun" in future to dip their toes in salt water. Thanks to liberal de-icing of our roads in winter and chronic sewage leaks, salinity levels are rising in Baltimore area streamsĀ  - with...
  • Squirrel-like Jurassic critters shed light on mammal origins

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It may not have been the friendliest place for furry little creatures, but three newly identified squirrel-like mammals thrived in the trees of the Jurassic Period, with dinosaurs walking below and flying reptiles soaring above....
  • Avoiding 'not tonight honey, I have a backache': study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For men who find it painful to put their backs into it during sex, a new Canadian study suggests that some positions are better than others. Researchers identified certain sex positions as less likely to trigger lower-back...
  • Planet of the apes: Gibbons are last ape to have genome revealed

    Planet of the apes: Gibbons are last ape to have genome revealed
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gibbons - the small, long-armed tree swingers that inhabit the dense tropical forests of Southeast Asia - have become the last of the planet's apes to have their genetic secrets revealed. "We now have whole genome sequences for all...
  • Online co-parenting course can help divorcing couples

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most U.S. states require divorcing couples with children to take a co-parenting course before the marriage can end, and one of the most widely used online programs can be helpful, according to a new review. The study's...
  • Grapefruit isn't a great fruit with some medicines

    whatdoctorsknow.com If you take a statin -- a hugely popular class of drugs taken by more than 35 million Americans -- you should take note of some tiny script printed on the container label: "Do not take with grapefruit or grapefruit juice." It seems...
  • Daily cannabis smokers risk health, wellbeing and achievement

    LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers who use cannabis daily run a higher risk of becoming drug dependent, committing suicide or trying other drugs and are less likely to succeed at their studies than those who avoid it, researchers said on Wednesday. In an...