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A Better Way to Encapsulate Islet Cells for Diabetes Treatment

When medical devices are implanted in the body, the immune system often attacks them, producing scar tissue around the device.

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Extreme Exercise Can Strain the Heart Without Causing Permanent Damage

Researchers have found no evidence of elevated cardiac risk in runners who completed a 24-hour ultramarathon (24UM), despite the transient elevation of blood biomarkers that measure cardiac health.

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UCSC Scientists Study Rare Beaked Whale Stranded at Scott Creek Beach

Genetic testing has determined that the stranded whale is actually a different species, also very rare, called Hubbs' beaked whale.

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Climate Warming Could Increase Malaria Risk in Cooler Regions

Malaria parasites develop faster in mosquitoes at lower temperatures than previously thought, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Exeter.

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Trees for Water Quality Credits

The more naturally verdant an area is, the more likely it will contribute to the general health of the habitats and the organisms in and around it.

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Higher Salt Intake Can Cause Gastrointestinal Bloating

A study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that individuals reported more gastrointestinal bloating when they ate a diet high in salt.

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The First AI Simulation of the Universe Is Fast and Accurate — and Even Its Creators Don’t Know How It Works

For the first time, astrophysicists have used artificial intelligence techniques to generate complex 3D simulations of the universe.

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Cornell Instruments Gather Radio ‘Disruption’ Data in Ionosphere

Two NASA sounding rockets soared into the late-night heavens above the small, lightly populated Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands on June 19.

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Lightning Bolt Underwater

A plasma tears through the water within a few nanoseconds. It may possibly regenerate catalytic surfaces at the push of a button.

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UT Study Shows How to Produce Natural Gas While Storing Carbon Dioxide

New research at The University of Texas at Austin shows that injecting air and carbon dioxide into methane ice deposits buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico could unlock vast natural gas energy resources while helping fight climate change by trapping the carbon dioxide underground.

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