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2013-12-03 11:10:10

A commonly used heart monitor may be a simple tool for predicting the risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm.

2013-11-26 14:10:02

E-cigarettes have been widely promoted as a way for people to quit smoking conventional cigarettes.

Study Find Cells Brain Regions Affected By Autism Gene Mutations
2013-11-22 09:42:02

Researchers have pinpointed the types of cells and regions of the brain affected by the genetic mutations associated with autism.

2013-09-26 13:36:02

The report by scientists of a new hepatitis virus earlier this year was a false alarm, according to UC San Francisco researchers who correctly identified the virus as a contaminant present in a type of glassware used in many research labs.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.