Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Older folks found to foist more moist particles into the air

Research led by the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, Universit√§t der Bundeswehr M√ľnchen, Germany, has found unexpectedly high aerosolized respiratory particle emissions ...

Genetics

Study reveals first genetic locus for voice pitch

In a paper published in Science Advances, an international team led by deCODE genetics, a subsidiary of Amgen, reveals the discovery of sequence variants in the gene ABCC9 that influence the pitch of voices.

Surgery

Study reveals mechanics of the ideal surgical knot

Think about the last time you tied your shoe: maybe you tied it tightly, or tied multiple knots to ensure the laces wouldn't come undone. You likely relied on intuition to tell you how much tension to apply to keep the laces ...

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