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Friends Know How Long You’ll Live, Study Finds

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Young lovers walking down the aisle may dream of long and healthy lives together, but close friends in the wedding party may have a better sense of whether those wishes will come true, suggests new research on personality and longevity from Washington University in St. Louis.

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New Study by UC San Diego Questions Targeting Protein Kinase C as a Cancer Treatment

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Least Known Chimpanzee Threatened by Climate Change

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Human beings are not the only great ape species likely to be severely impacted by climate change in the future. According to a new study by the Drexel University, Wildlife Conservation Society, and other groups, the Nigerian-Cameroon chimpanzee—the most endangered of all chimpanzee subspecies—may lose much of its habitat within the next five years and fully half of it in the next century.

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Study Finds Lead Negatively Impacts Cognitive Functions of Boys More than Girls

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The female hormones estrogen and estradiol may help ward off the effects of lead exposure for young girls, explaining why boys, are shown to suffer more often from the cognitive disabilities linked to lead.

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Calculating the Future of Solar-Fuel Refineries

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A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has developed a new tool to help engineers better gauge the overall yield, efficiency and costs associated with scaling solar-fuel production processes up into large-scale refineries.

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Pathak Receives CAREER Award From National Science Foundation

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With an esteemed five-year, $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation, Amit Pathak, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, plans to take a multi-disciplinary approach to better understanding the cell migration process

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Researchers Discover Genetic Links to Size of Brain Structures

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Five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain have been discovered by an international team that included a Georgia State University researcher.

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