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Cause of Hardening of the Arteries – and Potential Treatment – Identified

The team, led by the University of Cambridge and King’s College London, found that a molecule once thought only to exist inside cells for the purpose of repairing DNA is also responsible for hardening of the arteries, which is associated with dementia, heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke.

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Climate Change May Be Putting Beluga Whales Out Of Their Depths

An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues, likely impacting their ability to dive.

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Pilots Help Turtles Take Flight

Each fall in the Northeast, sea turtle conservation gains a unique partner: the general aviation community.

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New Pathogens in Beef and Cow’s Milk Products: More Research Required

In February 2019, the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) presented findings on new infection pathogens that go by the name of “Bovine Milk and Meat Factors” (BMMF). 

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Got Asthma? MSU Healthteam Can Help

The late arrival of spring can mean bad news for those with asthma.

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A New Technology to Help Protect the World’s Endangered Coral Reefs

A whitetip reef shark glides towards me warily, not quite sure what to make of this guest breathing bubbles in its territory. 

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New Genetic Weapons Challenge Sickle Cell Disease

Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient’s own protective fetal hemoglobin.

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New Look at Old Data Leads to Cleaner Engines

New insights about how to understand and ultimately control the chemistry of ignition behavior and pollutant formation have been discovered in research led by Sandia National Laboratories. 

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Scientists Discover How Climate Modulates Fertilization of North Pacific Ocean with Asian Dust

The vast subtropical “gyres” – large systems of rotating currents in the middle of the oceans – cover 40 percent of the Earth’s surface and have long been considered biological deserts with stratified waters that contain very little nutrients to sustain life.

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Life in Antarctica’s Ice Mirrors Human Disease

The cooling of the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, which began approximately 35 million years ago and gave rise to its present icy state, has for decades been considered a classic example of climate change triggering rapid adaptation.

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