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  • New Oral Drug Lowers Cholesterol by 70%

    New Oral Drug Lowers Cholesterol by 70%

    [ad_1] Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. While your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, too much cholesterol can lead to a buildup of plaque in your arteries, increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke. A team from University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University has…

  • MIT Taxonomy Helps Build Explainability Into the Components of Machine-Learning Models

    MIT Taxonomy Helps Build Explainability Into the Components of Machine-Learning Models

    [ad_1] Researchers develop tools to help data scientists make the features used in machine-learning models more understandable for end users. Explanation methods that help users understand and trust machine-learning models often describe how much certain features used in the model contribute to its prediction. Credit: Christine Daniloff, MIT; stock image Researchers develop tools to help…

  • DNA reveals large migration into Scandinavia during the Viking age

    DNA reveals large migration into Scandinavia during the Viking age

    [ad_1] More people moved into Scandinavia in Viking times than at any other time period analysed in the study. Credit: Shutterstock We often think of the Vikings as ultimate explorers, taking their culture with them to far-off lands. But we may not typically think of Viking age Scandinavia as a hub for migration from all…

  • We Need To Do More – Global Warming Will Likely Exceed the 1.5-Degree Limit

    We Need To Do More – Global Warming Will Likely Exceed the 1.5-Degree Limit

    [ad_1] The 1.5 degree Celsius threshold of global warming refers to the maximum temperature increase above pre-industrial levels that the international community has agreed to strive to limit warming to, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement. This target is considered more ambitious than the previous goal of limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius and…

  • These are some of the biggest space missions of 2023

    These are some of the biggest space missions of 2023

    [ad_1] 2023 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for astronomers, with a once-in-a-lifetime comet set to pass by Earth later this month. But it isn’t just this month that we have to look forward to. This year is huge for space missions. To celebrate, let’s look at some of the biggest space…

  • A New Weapon Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

    A New Weapon Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

    [ad_1] Klebsiella pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infections in the respiratory tract, urinary tract, and other parts of the body. It is a common cause of hospital-acquired infections and is particularly dangerous for people with weakened immune systems. Klebsiella pneumoniae is resistant to many antibiotics, making it difficult to treat.…

  • Mysterious “Ghost” Stars Wandering Around for Billions of Years

    Mysterious “Ghost” Stars Wandering Around for Billions of Years

    [ad_1] In the 1960s sci-fi television show “Lost in Space” a small family of would-be planetary colonists get off course and lost in our galaxy. But truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to Hubble Space Telescope discoveries. Thanks to Hubble, astronomers now know about entire families of stars – and presumably their planetary…

  • China’s Young Thousand Talents program found to be largely successful

    China’s Young Thousand Talents program found to be largely successful

    [ad_1] Publication trajectories of YTT scientists and their overseas counterparts, full sample. The y-axis reports the DID coefficients estimated from Poisson regressions comparing the knowledge productivity of returnee scientists with that of their overseas counterparts. The publication data are lagged by two years to take into consideration the necessary time lag between knowledge production and…

  • A New Study Has Identified Genes Associated With the Most Aggressive Kidney Cancer

    A New Study Has Identified Genes Associated With the Most Aggressive Kidney Cancer

    [ad_1] Clear cell renal carcinoma (CCRC) is a type of kidney cancer that is characterized by the presence of clear cells in the tumors. It is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults, accounting for about 70-80% of all kidney cancers. CCRC tends to grow and spread quickly, and it is often diagnosed…

  • Students who study abroad are more civically engaged

    Students who study abroad are more civically engaged

    [ad_1] Credit: Shutterstock After a few months in a different country, you may pick up a new phrase or favorite dish, but can studying abroad change how you participate in society? A recent study published in the Journal of Moral Education found that students who study abroad are more civically engaged than those who don’t.…

  • Protein found in Zebrafish can help regenerate aged discs in human vertebrae: Study

    Protein found in Zebrafish can help regenerate aged discs in human vertebrae: Study

    [ad_1] New Delhi: Pune scientists have found that a protein in zebrafish which helps in disc maintenance and promotes regeneration in aged discs between vertebrae can have potential therapeutic implications for degenerated human discs, the Ministry of Science & Technology said in a statement. In humans, discs degenerate naturally, leading to many related health concerns,…

  • World’s Largest Autism Study Uncovers 134 New Genes Linked to the Condition

    World’s Largest Autism Study Uncovers 134 New Genes Linked to the Condition

    [ad_1] Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects how a person communicates and interacts with others, as well as how they perceive and respond to the world around them. Symptoms of ASD can range from mild to severe and can include difficulty with social interactions, difficulty with verbal and nonverbal communication,…