Young Fathers at Increased Risk of Midlife Death
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August 3rd, 2015
Men who become fathers at a young age may have an increased risk of dying during middle age, in their late 40s or early 50s, new research finds.
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Can Young Blood Improve Old Brains?
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August 3rd, 2015
The blood of the young may be able to counter some of the effects of aging in older brains, according to studies in animals
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Bug Bots! These Insect-Inspired Robots Can Jump on Water
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August 3rd, 2015
Swarms of robots inspired by water-hopping insects could one day be used for surveillance, search-and-rescue missions and environmental monitoring, researchers say.
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Soda Fizzles: US Appetite for Sugary Drinks Wanes
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August 3rd, 2015
More than half of Americans now try to avoid drinking soda, a new Gallup poll finds.
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Measles Vaccine: Images of Sick Kids May Convince Skeptics
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August 3rd, 2015
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Primeval Procreation: Strawberrylike Animal Shows Oldest Reproduction
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August 3rd, 2015
A soft-bodied, fernlike creature reproduced in Earth's ancient oceans about 565 million years ago, making it the earliest known example of procreation in a complex organism, a new study finds.
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Have No Fear! Body's Internal 'Marijuana' Could Erase Bad Memories
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August 3rd, 2015
A brain circuit that is responsible for extinguishing fear has been identified, which could pave the way for better treatment of PTSD and anxiety.
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Picky Eating in Kids Tied to Anxiety, Depression
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August 3rd, 2015
Children who are selective eaters have a greater risk of anxiety, depression and ADHD, new research shows.
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Cold Comfort: Why Office Air Conditioning Is Biased Against Women
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August 3rd, 2015
Office building managers who set air conditioners to frigid temperatures are not only sending shivers up the spines of workers, they're also wasting money and energy, a new study finds.
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