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Space travel makes the human brain bigger, changes its functions, study

Space explorers on long-span spaceflight missions may develop changes in ocular structure and function, which can persist for years after the return to normal...

Coronavirus spreads quickly, before symptoms, study

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin, studying the novel coronavirus, now identified how quickly the virus can spread. The study is expected...

Understanding the genetic mechanism that affects birth defects, some cancers

Scientists focused on a set of proteins called GLI (glioma-associated oncogene) and how they control gene expression in response to what is known as the Hedgehog pathway.

Scientists found evidence for iron snow in Earth’s core

The Earth’s inner core is hot, under immense pressure and snow-capped.

A squishy Rubik’s Cube for data storage

The researchers say their work is more than just fun to play with.

Variety in your social circle may help you live longer

New and exciting experiences make life more interesting. It makes it more fun, more interesting, more meaningful. Aid sometimes just likes a preservative it...

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