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Changes in Surface Sugarlike Molecules Help Cancer Metastasize

Changes in a specific type of sugarlike molecule, or glycan, on the surface of cancer cells help them to spread into other tissues, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. 

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Past Your Bedtime? Inconsistency May Increase Risk to Cardiovascular Health

Despite increasing awareness of how critical sleep is to our health, getting a good night’s rest remains increasingly difficult in a world that’s always “on” — responding to emails at all hours, news cycles that change with every tweet and staring endlessly into the blue light of cell phone, tablet and computers screens.

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Higher Daily Step Count Linked With Lower All-Cause Mortality

In a new study, higher daily step counts were associated with lower mortality risk from all causes. 

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Coronavirus Massive Simulations Completed on Frontera Supercomputer

Scientists are preparing a massive computer model of the coronavirus that they expect will give insight into how it infects in the body. 

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A New Low-Cost Solar Technology for Environmental Cooling

Space cooling and heating is a common need in most inhabited areas.

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Beyond Your Doorstep: What You Buy and Where You Live Shapes Land-Use Footprint

In recent years, the attention of scientists and environmentalists has turned toward how population growth and urban expansion are driving habitat loss and an associated decline in ecosystem productivity and biodiversity. 

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First Map Shows Global Hotspots Of Glyphosate Contamination

Glyphosate, or Roundup, is under scrutiny because of possible impacts on human health and ecosystems.

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Researchers Can Now Investigate The Deep Ocean Without Damaging Fragile Ecosystems

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found an environmentally friendly way to explore life in the depths of the ocean.

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Bristol Develops Photosynthetic Proteins For More Sustainable Solar-Powered Devices

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has developed a new photosynthetic protein system enabling an enhanced and more sustainable approach to solar-powered technological devices.

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Ships’ Emissions Create Measurable Regional Change In Clouds

A container ship leaves a trail of white clouds in its wake that can linger in the air for hours.

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