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Study: HIV Can Evolve In Patients’ Brains

The AIDS virus is capable of genetically evolving and independently replicating in patients’ brains early on, according to new research funded by the National Institutes of Health.

03/26/2015

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Koch Brothers Say No Way To Dems Probe Into Climate Research Funding

The industrial conglomerate run by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is refusing to provide Democratic lawmakers with information on whether it has paid for climate change research.

03/10/2015

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Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.

11/19/2014

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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

10/08/2014

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Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years

According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.

10/08/2014

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/24/2014

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Poll: Youth Online Abuse Falling But Prevalent

More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it’s helping. At least a little.

10/24/2013

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Government Shutdown Benefitting Stink Bugs

Not only is the government shutdown causing problems for furloughed federal employees, it’s also indirectly benefitting one of nature’s nuances: stink bugs.

10/14/2013

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FDA, NIH Create 14 Centers For Tobacco Research

The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products.

09/19/2013

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