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Protein Study Opens A New Avenue For Cancer Researchers
2014-02-04 13:09:26

Brigham Young University scientists recently stumbled onto one potential tumor suppressor with an especially ominous name: Programmed Cell Death Protein 5 (aka PDCD5). What they found opens a new avenue for cancer researchers; in fact, the Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes the work as their research paper of the week.

Anti-bullying Efforts May Boost Physical Fitness
2014-01-17 08:16:04

A new study found that children who were bullied during P.E. class or other physical activities were less likely to participate in physical activity one year later.

Highly Accurate System Learns To Decipher Images On Its Own
2014-01-16 11:04:57

If we’ve learned anything from post-apocalyptic movies it’s that computers eventually become self-aware and try to eliminate humans.

Pay Kids To Eat Fruits And Veggies With School Lunch
2013-12-18 07:42:59

Directly paying students to eat a fruit or vegetable is less expensive and gets better results.

Instagram Pictures Can Eventually Ruin Your Appetite
2013-10-04 04:01:45

In the social media age, it is common for people to snap and share photos of tasty-looking culinary creations before dining, but new research from Brigham Young University cautions that looking at too many pictures of food could actually make it less enjoyable to eat.

Happily Ever After Leads To A Healthier Life
2013-07-04 05:01:31

New evidence, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, shows a happy marriage can lead to a healthier life.

Babies Who Finish Their Bottles Become Obese Adults
2013-05-22 15:41:06

Parents who insist their infants finish their bottles could be setting them up to be obese as adults. Though babies are soon able to burn off those extra calories as their bodies grow, overfeeding in babyhood could translate to obesity in adulthood.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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