Health
Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health hospital four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch for over 24 hours more
Researchers find lower ER triage scores are linked to delayed antibiotics for sepsis patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Providing early, appropriate antibiotic treatment for patients with sepsis — serious complication of infection that can lead to organ failure... more
Medical News Today: How does exercise support health later in life?  MNT · 7 hours
A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity. more
Study clarifies how 3D organization of genome is regulated at onset of skeletal muscle formation  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A new study from the University of Minnesota Medical School clarifies how the three-dimensional organization of the genome... more
Findings provide new insights about how intestine maximizes nutrient uptake  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
As food enters the intestine, it embarks on windy, lengthy journey. For most of the route, its surroundings don't appear to change much. more
New neurons continue to form in old age, even in people with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
In a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers examining post-mortem brain tissue from people ages 79... more
Cancer stem cells adapt to environmental conditions and undergo reversible transformations  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumors originates from cancer stem cells characterized by specific surface markers, which develop in a fixed,... more
Medical News Today: Weighing yourself every day could prevent weight gain  MNT · 10 hours
New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight. more
New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
With a better understanding of how various heart conditions are inherited, and the availability of faster and less expensive genetic testing, there is need for more specialized multidisciplinary clinical programs... more
Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore found that deactivating a specific protein - interleukin... more
Medical News Today: What is systemic lupus erythematosus?  MNT · 12 hours
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common form of lupus. It is a chronic condition that can affect multiple tissues and organs. As a result, the symptoms of SLE vary widely.... more
Medical News Today: Can probiotics help you lose weight?  MNT · 13 hours
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut. Some research suggests a link between these good bacteria and a healthy weight. Learn more about probiotics for weight loss... more
Emergency department nurses have negative attitudes towards patients who self-harm  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
SELF-harm is a major public health challenge, but nursing staff often struggle to fully understand the reasons behind it, according to the findings of an international research project... more
Prostate cancer marker activates growth factors that contribute to tumor spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new study indicates that PSA, a prostate cancer marker, is one of the catalysts that activate vascular endothelial and lymphangiogenic growth factors which contribute to... more
Researchers study optimum conditions to administer human milk to premature babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Giving human milk to premature babies is recommended by the WHO for at least six months in order to provide, as well as nutrients, key antimicrobial... more
Insights into how single neurons and brain networks support spatial navigation  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Spatial navigation is an essential cognitive function, which is frequently impaired in patients suffering from neurological and psychiatric disorders. more
New encyclopedia focuses on pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A MAJOR new reference work conceived and edited by the University of Huddersfield's Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar will have a global readership and breaks new ground with its analysis of the... more
Medical News Today: What to do about dry skin on the penis  MNT · 15 hours
Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as... more
Benefit of allogeneic stem cell transplantation in non-Hodgkin lymphoma remains unclear  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care has investigated whether patients suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma have (better) chances of recovery when stem cells... more
UNC program earns recognition as 'best evidence for impact' on obesity prevention in young children  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A March 2019 brief by Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, states... more
Overexpression of tumor suppressor gene may lead to B-cell lymphoma, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Miguel Gallardo, researcher and coordinator of the H12O-CNIO Haematological Malignancies Clinical Research Unit headed by Joaquín Martínez at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre,... more
How pathogens are controlled under hypoxic conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Infected tissue has a low concentration of oxygen. The body's standard immune mechanisms, which rely on oxygen, can then only function to a limited extent. more
Medical News Today: What types of massage are there?  MNT · 17 hours
There are several types of massage, such as hot stone, deep tissue, and sports massages. Benefits include relief from muscle aches and relaxation. Learn more about the different types of... more
Tips for staying safe in water during summer  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Beaches, lakes, and pools are great ways to beat the summer heat but there are precautions to take before reaching for that swimsuit, report physicians with The University of Texas Health Science... more
Study sheds light on the burden of dengue in Bangladesh  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Dengue, also known as dengue fever, is a viral disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. more
Health tax splits California amid need for Trump's approval  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
California lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with first-term Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to continue a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health care benefits more
Medical News Today: How to get rid of ice pick scars  MNT · 20 hours
Ice pick scars are small, deep scars that can develop following severe acne. A person cannot usually treat ice pick scars at home, but a number... more
Phase transitions: The math behind the music  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Physics Professor Jesse Berezovsky contends that until now, much of the thinking about math and music has been a top-down approach, applying mathematical ideas to existing musical compositions as a way of understanding already... more
Medical News Today: What to know about sleeping with earplugs  MNT · 21 hours
Sleeping with earplugs is usually safe. One potential risk of using them regularly is earwax buildup, but people can treat most complications with home remedies. Learn more about... more
At $2M, priciest ever medicine treats fatal genetic disease  ABC NEWS · 21 hours
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a $2.125 million gene therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby's muscle control and kills most within... more
Simple test can tell if you're stressed out  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Researchers have developed a new test that can easily and simply measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva. Eventually, they hope to turn their ideas into a simple device... more
If you could learn every disease your child could possibly develop in life, would you?  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions... more
At $2.1 Million, New Gene Therapy Is The Most Expensive Drug Ever  NPR · 22 hours
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new gene therapy for a rare but devastating genetic disorder. The drugmaker says the cost is worth... more
Medical News Today: Supplements for vegans: What to know  MNT · 22 hours
A vegan diet can have many health benefits, but vegans may also need to take some supplements to ensure that they get all the required nutrients. Learn more here. more
Does Your Life Have Purpose? The Answer Could Affect How Long You Live.  LIVE SCIENCE · 22 hours
Having a strong purpose in life may have not only mental benefits, but also physical ones. more
Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
New research shows that cancer cells of glioblastomas -- conspicuously aggressive solid brain tumors -- manifest developmental plasticity and their phenotypic characteristics are less constrained than believed. more
Bioimpedance spectroscopy better than tape measure for assessing woman's lymphedema risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Bioimpedance spectroscopy is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman's risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a... more
Measles vaccination for all to prevent future disease outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Measles was declared eradicated in the United States in 2000, but has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. more
Study examines mortality risks among professional athletes  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Professional football players appear to have a somewhat elevated risk of death, including higher risk of succumbing to cardiac and neurodegenerative diseases, compared with professional baseball players of similar age, according to new research. more
Medical News Today: What are the side effects of tramadol?  MNT · 23 hours
Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. Some side effects are more common than others. This article looks at the common, rare, and serious side effects of tramadol. more
Simple test can easily measure common stress hormones  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Stress is often called "the silent killer" because of its stealthy and mysterious effects on everything from heart disease to mental health. more
At $2.125 Million, New Gene Therapy Is The Most Expensive Drug Ever  NPR · 23 hours
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new gene therapy for a rare but devastating genetic disorder. The drugmaker says the cost is worth... more
Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations  ABC NEWS · 24 hours
Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine more
Medical News Today: What causes a loss of taste?  MNT · 1 day
A lost sense of taste is a common symptom, with possible causes ranging from a simple cold to a head injury. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a... more
FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever  ABC NEWS · 1 day
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a $2.125 million gene therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby's muscle control and kills most within a couple years more
Drug-resistant infections: If you can't beat 'em, starve 'em, scientists find  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, researchers limited the fungus' access to iron, an element... more
Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research finds that a special scan measuring lymphatic fluid volume is significantly better than a tape measure at predicting which women undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk... more
More than a protein factory: A role for ribosomes in regulating human gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle's role in destroying... more
Mortality risks among pro athletes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A first-of-its-kind comparison between elite pro athletes suggests higher overall mortality among NFL players compared with MLB players. NFL players also appear to have higher risk of dying from cardiovascular and neurodegenerative causes compared with MLB peers. The... more
Gut is organized by function, and opportunities for better drug design  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New findings provide insights about how the intestine maximizes nutrient uptake, while at the same time protecting the body from potentially dangerous microbes. more
RELM{alpha}-expressing macrophages protect against fatal lung damage and reduce parasite burden during helminth infection  Science Magazine · 1 day
Alternatively activated macrophages (AAMs) can contribute to wound healing, regulation of glucose and fat metabolism, resolution of inflammation, and protective... more
Medical News Today: This mechanism could be why fermented foods benefit immune health  MNT · 1 day
Scientists find a cell receptor that evolved only in humans and great apes allows a bacterial byproduct of fermented foods to activate... more
FDA okays $2M medicine, most expensive ever  ABC NEWS · 1 day
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a $2.125 million gene therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby's muscle control and kills most within a couple years more
Paper stickers to monitor pathogens are more effective than swabs  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Using paper stickers to collect pathogens on surfaces where antisepsis is required, such as in food processing plants, is easier, and less expensive than swabbing, yet similarly sensitive.... more
Medical News Today: Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism  MNT · 1 day
A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression. more
Measles: Symptoms, Treatment and Vaccination  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Measles is making a comeback. Here's what you should know about one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world. more
More than a protein factory: A role for ribosomes in regulating human gene expression  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may... more
Medical News Today: How a fruit compound may lower blood pressure  MNT · 1 day
New research in mice and human cells finds that a fruit compound lowers blood pressure. The study also reveals the mechanism by which it does this. more
Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration to join Pioneer-IODA project  ESA · 1 day
Space cameras to monitor the deployment of satellites and check the health of spacecraft will be developed under the Pioneer-IODA... more
New algorithm uses disease history to predict intensive care patients' chances of survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new algorithm. Among other things, it uses disease... more
Highly flexible high-energy textile lithium battery to cope with surging demand for wearable electronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for... more
Stark social inequalities in children's body mass index (BMI)  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have found that socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index (BMI) emerge during the preschool years and widen across childhood and into early adolescence. By analyzing data on height... more
ALS research reveals new treatment approach  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AML) has revealed that a protein called membralin plays a key role in the disease process. The study suggests that membralin-boosting gene therapy is a potential therapeutic direction to treat... more
Short-term use of opioids increases subjective pleasure: Risk of addiction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
As indicated by a recently published study, short-term opioid use shifts a range of emotional responses to the positive direction. This may be one of the reasons behind... more
Shedding light on the burden of dengue in Bangladesh  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Dengue, also known as dengue fever, is a viral disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The incidence of dengue is currently increasing dramatically, and it is... more
When macrophages are deprived of oxygen  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Infected tissue has a low concentration of oxygen. The body's standard immune mechanisms, which rely on oxygen, can then only function to a limited extent. How does the immune system nevertheless manage to control bacteria under... more
Are fruit fly 'avatars' the next step in personalized medicine?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have created fruit fly “avatars” that have helped to guide treatment for a man who had terminal colon cancer. more
Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities – a challenge for public health  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their... more
HHS rolls back protections for transgender people  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services more
New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services  ABC NEWS · 1 day
New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services more
Use of buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction proliferates in California  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Buprenorphine, a relative newcomer in the treatment of opioid addiction, is growing in popularity among California doctors as regulatory changes, physician training and other initiatives make the medication... more
Research sheds new light on the function of frequently mutated cancer protein  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
New research from The Wistar Institute sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most... more
Cognitive behavioral therapy for kids with long-term conditions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), according to a recent study. The systematic review used robust methods... more
ISPOR examines how real-world evidence can be improved with patient-provided information  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, examined how real-world evidence can be improved with patient-provided information this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019... more
Tips to stay safe and well when temperatures soar  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Dehydration, sunburn, heatstroke, insect bites, rashes, and lacerations – summer can spell health meltdown with a seemingly endless list of unsightly, uncomfortable, and potentially lethal hazards. more
Bacteria in fermented food signal the human immune system, explaining health benefits  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered that humans and great apes possess a receptor on their cells that detects metabolites from bacteria commonly found in fermented foods... more
Johns Hopkins researchers develop method to map retinal cell development  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have created a method of mapping how the central nervous system develops by tracking the genes expressed in cells. more
Analysis: A health care overhaul could kill 2 million jobs, and that’s OK  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
As calls for radical health reform grow louder, many on the right, in the center and in the health care industry are... more
Scientist studies people with Cockayne syndrome, who don’t get cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Hua-Ying Fan, PhD, studies the cells of people who don't get cancer. These people have an inherited disorder called Cockayne syndrome and, unfortunately, they don't live long enough... more
ESA responding to EU’s REACH chemical law  ESA · 1 day
The EU’s REACH regulation limits the use of potentially harmful chemicals to safeguard European citizens and the environment. But REACH also throws... more
Medical News Today: Through my eyes: High functioning autism  MNT · 1 day
'You don’t seem autistic' is something that I hear a lot. My name is Jonathan Rowland, and this is my experience of living with autism. more
Mental health of children with long-term physical conditions could benefit from CBT  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, according to a recent... more
Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers created an online patient community for women living with all types of diabetes to test whether online communities can engage... more
Demographer addresses federal report on U.S. birthrate  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual report on the U.S. birthrate delivered some sobering news when it was released on May 15. more
The extraordinary powers of bacteria visualized in real time  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The global spread of antibiotic resistance is a major public health issue and a priority for international microbiology research. In a paper to be published in the journal Science, a... more
Multifunctional nanoparticles could revolutionize treatments for complex bone diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Diseases such as bone cancer and osteoporosis are frequently complex, with two or more disorders occurring simultaneously. more
B. Braun awarded prestigious quality mark by Royal College of Surgeons of England  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In recognition of outstanding surgery-related education provision by a surgical education centre, Aesculap Academia UK, the educational subsidiary of B. Braun Medical... more
Medical News Today: In mice: Are animal studies relevant to human health?  MNT · 1 day
Scientists often use animal models such as mice and rats in biomedical research. But what can these studies tell us about human health? more
Study proves cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at Tampere University have shown for the first time that the cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens. more
WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine researchers have shown the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy that may be... more
Medical News Today: What causes floating poop?  MNT · 1 day
Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical issues, such as malabsorption and infections, can also cause floating stool.... more
What causes floating poop?  MNT · 1 day
Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical issues, such as malabsorption and infections, can also cause floating stool. Learn more about the possible causes... more
Testicular tissue cryopreservation offers hope for young men at risk of infertility  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Testicular tissue samples obtained from 189 males who were facing procedures that could imperil fertility were cryopreserved at one university, proving the feasibility of... more
Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes... more
Piedmont Atlanta first in Georgia to offer new treatment option for people with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is the first in the state of Georgia to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for emphysema,... more
Medical News Today: Should I get checked for cancer?  MNT · 1 day
The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning... more
Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with their color vision and difficulty seeing in the center of... more
Zebrafish embryo could help better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A close look at the rapidly developing zebrafish embryo is helping neuroscientists better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders, including autism and schizophrenia. more
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The extraordinary powers of bacteria visualized in real time
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Researchers debut first comprehensive view of human cell division
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A road map to stem cell development
SCIENCE DAILY
Scientists unravel how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information
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How DNA is read and copied
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Optical device decomposes a beam into a Cartesian grid of identical Gaussian spots
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Researchers outline vision for profitable climate change solution
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Experts Suggest Compulsory Measles Vaccination in Children Could Prevent Epidemic
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Vaccination helps protect the public from measles
NEWS MEDICAL
AI-powered 'knowledge engine' a game-changer for antibiotic resistance
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Scientists capture first-ever video of body's safety test for T-cells
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The air we breathe
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A new way of diagnosing and treating disease -- without cutting skin
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First smartphone app that can hear ear infections in children
SCIENCE DAILY
Experimental brain-controlled hearing aid decodes, identifies who you want to hear
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Virtual reality project gauges citizens' faith in law enforcement in the face of gang violence
PHYS.ORG
The superheroes of nutrient detection living in our oceans
PHYS.ORG
Deaths from cardiovascular disease have risen by 4 percent in the last 5 years
NEWS MEDICAL
Dual-action 'slippery' catheter fights bacteria
PHYS.ORG
Radiometer's ABL9 blood gas analyzer awarded Red Dot Design Award
NEWS MEDICAL
Can a drone reveal the murky secrets of San Francisco Bay?
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Peering into the past, scientists discover bacteria transformed a viral threat to survive
PHYS.ORG
A new view of wintertime air pollution
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Fat fruit flies: High-sugar diet deadens sweet tooth; promotes overeating, obesity in flies
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New report examines reproducibility and replicability in science
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