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​How to Help Coaches Identify and Report Suspected Child Abuse

A program designed to help coaches learn to identify and report suspected child abuse and neglect among their players has measurable impact 10 months later, a new study shows.
24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Better Fake Leather, Inspired by Plants

Nature has inspired a coating for synthetic leather that repels oil and water—and keeps the material from getting sticky in the heat.
23-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Freeloader Baby-Eating Ants Are Welcomed to the Colony

It might seem surprising that a colony of ants would tolerate the type of guests that gobble both their grub and their babies. But new research shows there’s likely a useful tradeoff to calmly accepting these parasite ants into the fold: They have...
23-Apr-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


For Heavy Lifting, Use Exoskeletons with Caution

You can wear an exoskeleton, but it won’t turn you into a superhero. In the journal Applied Ergonomics, researchers report that that a commercially available exoskeleton relieved stress on the arms just as it was supposed to—but it increased...
20-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Uncover Details of Viral Infections That Drive Environmental, Human Health

New research from The Ohio State University offers a glimpse into the complexity of interactions between bacteria and the viruses – or phages – that infect them.
10-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D Blood Test May One Day Speed Bipolar Diagnosis in Kids

A blood test may have the potential to speed accurate diagnosis – and proper treatment – of bipolar disorder in children, new research suggests. Researchers found that children with bipolar disorder had higher blood levels of a protein...
5-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“Frogs” and “Mushrooms” Bubble Up in Quantum Fluids

Quantum fluids may mix in very weird ways, according to new computer simulations of exotic states of matter known as Bose-Einstein condensates.
4-Apr-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Fight Side Effects of Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers, a new study suggests.
3-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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