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Scientists made a surprising discovery about the body’s second brain

Scientists at Michigan State University discovered some amazing facts about the human gut's enteric nervous system, i.e., the body's second brain. The intestines perform regular...

Shedding light on the cosmic origin of the heaviest elements on the periodic table

Meteorites remember conditions of stellar explosions.

Friends are more than just trusted confidantes, study

Friends are most valued in cultures where they may be needed most.

The fat around blood vessels keep them healthy, study

The fat around arteries known as Perivascular Adipose Tissue (PVAT) secretes anti-contractile factors that relax the underlying artery. PVAT’s contributions to vascular function include...

‘Happy wife, happy life’, suggests the study

A happy partner leads to a healthier future.

Trojan Horse: A nanoparticle that eats away plaques that cause heart attacks

A potential treatment for atherosclerosis.

A new synthetic nanofactory inspired by nature

Bacteria across our planet contain nanometer-sized factories that do many different things. Some make nutrients, others isolate toxic materials that could harm the bacteria....

Think female race car drivers aren’t fit enough? Think again

In the world of racing, the debate on whether women are as fit as men behind the wheel can often become heated. Just last...

New Sign Language Translator breaks through sign language barriers

Engineers from Michigan State University have recently devised a sign language translator to provide a ubiquitous solution to sign language translation. Unlike previous translator...

Excessive social media usage is comparable to drug addiction

Two and a half billion people around the world regularly use social networking sites (SNSs), such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and this number...

Your parent’s memories may have long term health effects

Perceptions of early caregiving experiences are hypothesized to be influential across the lifespan. Happy or sad, right or wrong, your perceptions of your parents directly...

Is there an end to the periodic table? MSU professor explores its limits

In a recent study, on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor...

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