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NASA Research Gives New Insight into How Much Atmosphere Mars Lost

A key tracer used to estimate how much atmosphere Mars lost can change depending on the time of day and the surface temperature on the Red Planet, according to new observations by NASA-funded scientists.

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More Targeted, Less Toxic: The Golden Future of Cancer Treatment

Researchers have engineered gold-based molecules that target cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed, in a critical step towards precision cancer drugs with fewer toxic side effects.

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NASA Examines Dorian’s Rainfall, Temperatures Along Carolina Coast

As Hurricane Dorian continued to lash the coast of the Carolinas NASA’s IMERG assessed the rainfall the storm generated and NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures of the cloud tops to assess strength.

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Study Reaches Multidisciplinary Consensus on Imaging for Kidney Stones

Each year, over 2 million people visit U.S. emergency departments for suspected renal colic, which typically causes intense flank or abdominal pain due to kidney stones blocking the urinary track.

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Snack Tax May Be More Effective Than a Sugary Drink Tax to Tackle Obesity

Taxing high sugar snacks such as biscuits, cakes, and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar sweetened drinks, suggests a study published by The BMJ.

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Not All Meat Is Created Equal: How Diet Changes Can Sustain The World’s Food Production

If you wanted to really mess with the world’s food production, a good place to start would be in Morocco. 

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9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked to Heart Disease Among NYC Firefighters

A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) dust is associated with a significantly increased long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). 

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Rapid Lyme Disease Test May Be Available in Late 2020

The drawn-out process for diagnosing Lyme disease could become a thing of the past – good news for the thousands of people each year who get the tick-borne illness.

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1 Billion Tons of Lava Spark Algae Bloom in North Pacific Ocean

Volcanoes are often feared for their destructive power, but a new study reminds us that they can foster new growth.

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