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5704 Massive fuel-hungry black holes feed off intergalactic gas
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Massive fuel-hungry black holes feed off intergalactic gas
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Research has revealed how supermassive black holes (SMBHs) are feeding off gas clouds which reach them by traveling hundreds of thousands of light years from one galaxy
5702 Good news for athletes who are slow to recover from concussion
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Good news for athletes who are slow to recover from concussion
[unable to retrieve full-text content]A new study suggests that athletes who recover more slowly from concussion may be able to return to play with an additional month of recovery beyond the typical recovery
5700 How do mutations in emergent SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants affect viral function, human immunity, and recognition by therapeutic antibodies?
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How do mutations in emergent SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants affect viral function, human immunity, and recognition by therapeutic antibodies?
In a recent study posted to bioRxiv*, researchers explored how mutations in emergent severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants affect viral function, human immunity, and recognition
5693 Jumpin' Jehoshapat! New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness
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Jumpin' Jehoshapat! New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness
[unable to retrieve full-text content]If you plop these thin wafers, made up of several layers of a stretchy material called ‘liquid crystal elastomers,’ onto a hot plate, they will begin to
5691 Study explores effects of dietary choline deficiency on neurologic and system-wide health
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Study explores effects of dietary choline deficiency on neurologic and system-wide health
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Choline, an essential nutrient produced in small amounts in the liver and found in foods including eggs, broccoli, beans, meat and poultry, is a vital ingredient for
5689 Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's
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Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's
Mice exposed to World Trade Center dust exhibit a significant impairment in spatial recognition and short- and long-term memory, as well as changes in genes related to immune-inflammatory responses and
5687 Researchers measure size-luminosity relation of galaxies less than a billion years after Big Bang
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Researchers measure size-luminosity relation of galaxies less than a billion years after Big Bang
[unable to retrieve full-text content]A team has studied the relation between galaxy size and luminosity of some of the earliest galaxies in the universe taken by the James Webb Space Telescope, less than
5685 Study finds active galactic nuclei are even more powerful than thought
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Study finds active galactic nuclei are even more powerful than thought
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Powered by supermassive black holes swallowing matter in the centers of galaxies, active galactic nuclei are the most powerful compact steady sources of energy in
5683 Rural seniors benefit from pandemic-driven remote fitness boom
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Rural seniors benefit from pandemic-driven remote fitness boom
Eight women, all 73 or older, paced the fellowship hall at Malmo Evangelical Free Church to a rendition of Daniel O’Donnell’s “Rivers of Babylon” as they warmed up for an hourlong
5681 Ten-minute scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
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Ten-minute scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Doctors have used a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are discovered in one-in-twenty
5679 How your mood affects the way you process language
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How your mood affects the way you process language
[unable to retrieve full-text content]When people are in a negative mood, they may be quicker to spot inconsistencies in things they read, a new study suggests.
5677 Study investigates the spectrum of antibody immunity across several SARS-CoV-2 variants
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Study investigates the spectrum of antibody immunity across several SARS-CoV-2 variants
In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers evaluated antibody responses to the spike (S) proteins of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Wuhan-Hu-1
5670 Why chocolate feels so good -- it is all down to lubrication
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Why chocolate feels so good — it is all down to lubrication
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scientists have decoded the physical process that takes place in the mouth when a piece of chocolate is eaten, as it changes from a solid into a smooth emulsion that
5668 Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus
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Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — the most common form of the chronic
5666 COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy still remains even though acceptance rates have increased in 2022
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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy still remains even though acceptance rates have increased in 2022
Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines increased overall by 5.2% in 2022 compared to 2021, according to a survey of 160,000 individuals in 23 countries, published in the journal Nature Medicine. However, levels
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