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Safety Considerations for Visiting Primary Care Doctors

Rutgers expert warns not to delay visits and offers solutions to stay safe when seeing your physician in person.

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Light Pollution May Increase Biting Behavior at Night in Aedes Aegypti Mosquitoes

Artificial light abnormally increases mosquito biting behavior at night in a species that typically prefers to bite people during the day, according to research from the University of Notre Dame that was published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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Microbial Diversity Below Seafloor is as Rich as on Earth’s Surface

For the first time, researchers have mapped the biological diversity of marine sediment, one of Earth’s largest global biomes.

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Researchers Develop Method for Earlier Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Washington State University scientists have developed a method to detect the biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease that is 10 times more sensitive than current blood testing technology.

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How Rain can Move Mountains

Scientists have long thought that rainfall has a dramatic effect on the evolution of mountainous landscapes, but the reasons for how and why have been elusive.

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Artificial Intelligence Reveals Hundreds of Millions of Trees in the Sahara

If you think that the Sahara is covered only by golden dunes and scorched rocks, you aren’t alone. 

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Declines in Shellfish Species on Rocky Seashores Match Climate-Driven Changes

The waters of the Gulf of Maine are warming faster than oceans almost anywhere on Earth. 

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New Theory Sheds Light on How the Environment Influences Human Health

Researchers at Mount Sinai have proposed a groundbreaking new way to study the interaction between complex biological systems in the body and the environment. 

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Open Sesame! Researchers Discovered the Second ‘Key’ Used by the SARS-CoV-2 Virus to Enter Into Human Cells

To efficiently infect human cells, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is able to use a receptor called Neuropilin-1, which is very abundant in many human tissues including the respiratory tract, blood vessels and neurons. 

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Climate Protection: Bayreuth Chemists Develop New Material for the Separation of Co₂ From Industrial Waste Gases

Chemists at the University of Bayreuth have developed a material that could well make an important contribution to climate protection and sustainable industrial production. 

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