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  • What keeps girls from pursuing STEM fields

    Every student who has returned to school this fall should have the opportunity to prepare for the rapidly growing job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math also known as the STEM fields. But many students, especially women and...
  • Climate change may add billions to wildfire costs, study says

    As wildfires burned in California, a study by several major environmental groups estimated that climate change could mean that future blazes will be much larger and add billions of dollars to already costly losses. The 46-page study released Tuesday,...
  • Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear

    LONDON (Reuters) - A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the accuracy of...
  • Forensics suggest Richard III killed by two blows to bare head

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago and say two of many blows to his bare head could have killed him very swiftly. Their analysis of the...
  • Blood test for depression devised at Northwestern

      Blood test for depression devised at Northwestern
    A group of Northwestern University professors and researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose depression in adults, the school revealed in a study set to be published today. But the discovery does not mean the test can be offered to the public...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman Hall...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The pros and cons of fasting

    Environmental Nutrition: The pros and cons of fasting
    Environmental Nutrition Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and...
  • Post-immunization epilepsy likely not related to vaccine: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who start having seizures soon after a vaccination and go on to develop epilepsy usually turn out to have an underlying cause of the seizure disorder, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. "It's...
  • Mid-life migraine sufferers more likely to develop Parkinson’s : study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who experience migraines with aura during middle age are more than twice as likely as those without headaches to be diagnosed with Parkinson's disease later in life, according to a new study. Whether or not you've...
  • Monkey see, monkey kill: The evolutionary roots of lethal combat

    Monkey see, monkey kill: The evolutionary roots of lethal combat
    The killings are often swift and brutal: An overwhelming force of chimpanzees will pin their fellow primate to the ground as dozens of attackers commence to biting, punching, kicking and ripping at the victim's body.  "They'll tear off pieces of the...
  • Scientists locate 'ghost' ship wrecks in San Francisco waters

    (Reuters) - U.S. government researchers working with divers and sonar equipment have located the wrecks of what they dubbed "forgotten ghost ships" in waters just outside San Francisco's Golden Gate strait. The discoveries by National Oceanic and...