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Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout.
Hungry purple marsh crabs threaten Cape Cod salt marshes.
New research shows that key parts of the brain collaborate to buy time for careful consideration of difficult decisions.
Male mice whose mothers were exposed to either moderate or high levels of bisphenol A while pregnant did not grow up to show any adverse effects to their reproductive systems by several measures.
Researchers at Brown University and Stanford University have pieced together ancient human migration in North and South America.
It's been long known that asbestos spells trouble for human cells. Scientists have seen cells stabbed with spiky, long asbestos fibers, and the image is gory: Part of the fiber is protruding from the cell, like a quivering arrow that's found its mark.
All the excitement about nanotechnology comes down to this: Structures of materials at the scale of billionths of a meter take on unusual properties.
The risk of coronary heart disease in middle age is moderately higher for men and women who grew up in adverse family settings.
A new research brief from the US2010 Project shows that the average black or Hispanic household earning over $75,000 lives in a poorer neighborhood than the average white resident earning under $40,000.
In a paper published recently in the journal Science, researchers at Brown University and from the Republic of Georgia have learned how bats can home in on a target, virtually dismissing other objects in their midst. .
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