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Study prompts new ideas on cancers' origins

Rapidly dividing, yet aberrant stem cells are a major source of cancer. But a new study suggests that mature cells also play a key role in initiating cancer—a finding that could upend the way scientists think about the ...

Dec 16, 2017
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Amber-tinted glasses may provide relief for insomnia

How do you unwind before bedtime? If your answer involves Facebook and Netflix, you are actively reducing your chance of a good night's sleep. And you are not alone: 90 percent of Americans use light-emitting electronic devices, ...

Dec 15, 2017
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Office work can be a pain in the neck

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

Dec 15, 2017
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Little understood cell helps mice see color

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that color vision in mice is far more complex than originally thought, opening the door to experiments that could potentially lead to new treatments ...

Dec 14, 2017
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WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free

The World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country.

Chaos in the transition from sleep to awake

Danish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have investigated how to describe one of the most significant state changes in the brain, namely the transition between sleep and wakefulness. ...

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