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Physicists create a quantum refrigerator that cools with an absence of light

For the first time ever, a team of scientists managed to cool an object with the absence of light. The method, which has never...

Children with dengue infection could be protected from symptomatic Zika

Dengue has been endemic to the Americas, Zika wasn’t reported in the region until 2015. The viruses are very similar: they are transmitted by...

Almost half of parents try non-evidence-based cold prevention methods for kids

More than half of the parents believe that Vitamin C keeps germs away from their kids. They even don't allow kids to go outside with...

1/3 of kids live in extended family homes before 18

Almost 17% of kids lived with their living in 1/3 of kids live in extended family homes before 18, a new study suggests. The study...

Half of the sleep deprived teenager’s parents blame electronics

In societies the world over, teenagers are blamed for staying up late, then struggling to wake up in the morning. While it’s true that...

Scientists explored the association between curiosity and academic achievement

There are some factors that lead children to have better school performance. Family income, access to early childhood programs and home environment rank are on the...

Diagnosing neuropathy symptoms in cancer patients not exact science

Most of the cancer survivors in the U.S. who went chemotherapy tend to develop some degree of the chemotherapy-induced nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Unfortunately,...

20% Americans are responsible for almost half of US food-related greenhouse gas emissions

A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and Tulane University suggests that On any given day, 20 percent of Americans account...

Social, public health services crucial in fight against HIV/AIDS, study

A new study by the University of Michigan suggests that patients in danger for HIV should be connected to administrations, for example, emotional wellness...

New survey says, jobs, wages, higher after-tax pay keeps consumer confidence high

According to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, consumer sentiment has remained at very favorable levels for more than a year. In the...