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Tips on how to handle flu season

  Tips on how to handle flu season Dr. Robert Palinkas offers his advice EVANSTON – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports widespread flu in many states, including Illinois, and some European countries also are experiencing unusually …

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Is variety the spice of working life?

UQ is looking for participants in a workplace survey   Is variety the spice of working life? A team of researchers at The University of Queensland is looking for participants to explore the benefits and consequences of task variety in …

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Using big data to help fight a deadly cancer

This image depicts the acute myeloid leukemia cells treated with one of the treatment drugs. “Everyone’s leukemia is different,” said UW Medicine researcher Pamela Becker. Dale W. Hailey/The Garvey Imaging Lab, ISCRM   Using big data to help fight a …

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Location of leg blood clots affects outcomes

Photo: adobe stock   Location of leg blood clots affects outcomes By Ziba Kashef A common vascular disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can cause dangerous blood clots to form in the legs. A study led by a Yale investigator suggests …

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Steep Slopes on Mars Reveal Structure of Buried Ice

A cross-section of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view from the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The scene is about 550 yards wide. The scarp drops about 140 …

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Lost in translation: What does no net loss mean?

Road construction: what is the loss?   Lost in translation: What does no net loss mean? No net loss – a buzz phrase in environmental policy – is an approach that aims to neutralise negative environmental impacts from human activities. …

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Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy

  Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy Pregnancy is a magical time in many ways, but your sleep schedule during these nine months might be less than dreamy. The growing belly, the aches, the pains, the heartburn — many …

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Two million students enrol in UQx free online courses

The UQx Sustainable Energy MicroMasters provides the knowledge and tools to help better understand and bring clean and sustainable energy for all.   Two million students enrol in UQx free online courses The University of Queensland’s UQx Massive Online Open …

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Secretin protein with a crown

Structure of the PilQ-complex: The second model from the left illustrates the 13 secretin subunits in different colours. The second model from the right shows the inner part of the complex. In the model on the right one subunit is …

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Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System

Artist’s visualization of the K2-138 system, the first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists. The central star is slightly smaller and cooler than our sun. The five known planets are all between the size of Earth and Neptune; planet b …

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New exotic phenomena seen in photonic crystals

A drawing illustrates the unusual topological landscape around a pair of features known as exceptional points (red dots), showing the emergence of a Fermi arc (pink line at center), and exotic polarization contours that form a Mobius-strip-like texture (top and …

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Fitness Tips for 50-Plus

  Fitness Tips for 50-Plus Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a Johns Hopkins fitness expert. One of the most important reasons to exercise at 50-plus is to keep …

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A Close-up Look at a Rare Underwater Eruption

High-resolution seafloor topography of the Havre caldera mapped by the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Sentry shows the new 2012 erupted lavas in red. The volcano is nearly a mile deep (1,519 meters). The top of the volcano is at 650 …

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