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SOS for SA bee research

A carpenter bee (Xylocopa capitata) forages for nectar. Photo Annalie Melin. SOS for SA bee research Numerous threats to the environment, including climate change, disease and habitat destruction, have placed the global bee species under threat, making them especially vulnerable ...

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Recording analog memories in human cells

MIT biological engineers have devised a memory storage system illustrated here as a DNA-embedded meter that is recording the activity of a signaling pathway in a human cell. Courtesy of the researchers Click for a full size image Recording analog ...

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In Search of Answers

Illustration by Brad Yeo Click for a full size image In Search of Answers It’s human nature to need answers. We don’t like uncertainty. That includes getting answers about your health. You go to your health care provider; you want ...

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Lost for Words

Lost for Words A disease called primary progressive aphasia gradually robs people of their language skills while leaving their minds intact. When I first start talking to Joanne Douglas, she speaks slowly but eloquently, with deliberation and confidence. But after ...

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Aspartame Side Effects

Aspartame Side Effects Consider this, out of all the complaints that the FDA receives every single year, adverse reactions to the artificial sweetener aspartame comprises about 75 percent of consumer complain. Stop and think about that………. From 10,000 consumer complaints ...

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A Delicious Drink Against Cancer

A Delicious Drink Against Cancer Cancer is a horrible disease, but the truth is food is meant to heal our bodies. With this juice you could completely heal your body within 8 Months. Carrots are very high in beta-carotene which ...

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Diagnosing arthritis with a colour scan

Diagnosing arthritis with a colour scan An easily used screening tool shines new light on how to detect arthritic inflammations. By: Arnfinn Christensen White light shines through fingers and fine nuances of colour are sensed by a hyperspectral camera. A ...

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Is Schizophrenia A ‘Real’ Illness

Is Schizophrenia A ‘Real’ Illness? by Huw Green Photo credit: Shifting descriptions. Words by Shutterstock In an attempt to move away from the traditional language used to describe psychosis and schizophrenia, the British Psychological Society (BPS) has launched an update ...

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