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2012-03-15 23:30:12

Special conservation zones known as marine protected areas provide many direct benefits to fisheries and coral reefs.

2012-03-15 16:47:43

Enduring subtle, insidious acts of racial discrimination is enough to depress anyone, but African-American men who believe that they should respond to stress with stoicism and emotional control experience more depression symptoms.

2012-03-12 14:38:27

A study of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in North Carolina has revealed areas where rates are unusually high.

2012-03-01 13:16:16

Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke.

2012-02-23 10:12:28

By global standards, health risks caused by environmental factors are low in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), new studies by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers show.

2012-02-13 23:19:26

Making a simple substitution of water or diet soft drinks for drinks with calories can help people lose 4 to 5 pounds, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows.

2012-01-19 13:27:19

Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood education program in the 1970s are still benefitting from their early experiences in a variety of ways, according to a new study.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.