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New research links poverty to lower cognitive development in children

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Poverty is a public health issue.
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We’re a step closer toward curing a disease caused by brain-eating amoebas

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Brain eating amoebas are a small but serious problem. Now we’re a step closer to a cure.
The evolution exhibit at the Smithsonian helps John Aravosis evolve.

Why it’s important to ask Scott Walker about evolution

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Slate writer Jamelle Bouie doesn’t think we need to ask candidates about evolution. Here’s why he’s wrong.
The Philae lander on its way to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. (Photo by ESA)

Europeans land spacecraft on comet, in historic first

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The mission is intended to explore the origins of our solar system, and specifically earth.

On Islam, liberals actually agree on what’s important

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Deconstructing a recent discussion (yell-fest) on Bill Maher over whether American liberals coddle Islam.
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Miniaturization in medicine-arrhythmia detection

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Implantable and wireless, a new miniature device can measure heart rhythm, and communicate with a doctor’s office.
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A new non-narcotic, non-inflammatory method to treat pain

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A lot of people go to their doctors because of chronic pain. A new discovery may help.

A neat reminder service for taking your pills, and other medical needs

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Having trouble remembering when to take your pills? Oregon Reminders has the answer.

“Erring on the side of least drama” — Why climate scientists are inherently conservative (video)

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Climate scientists “bend over backward” to ensure their results are “absolutely warranted by the evidence.”

One step closer to Star Trek’s “tricorder”

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A young inventor is working on a consumer device that can analyze food, prescription drugs, and more.

The Earth is toast, per new UN report on climate change

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A new United Nations report finds that climate change already is affecting the world, and it will only get worse.
Dr. Rosalyn Yalow at her Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, October 13, 1977, after learning she was one of three American doctors awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine that year. (Photo by USIA)

Sequester cut funding to 1,000 researchers

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But the harm went far beyond the researchers. It affected students, other researchers, and sick people worldwide.
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Treating HIV without drugs

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New research is looking at treating your own cells to make them HIV-resistant. Dr. Thoma summarizes the findings.
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