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Research uncovers the neurons that drive thirst

What makes us thirsty? On some level, the answer is obvious: If we don't drink enough water, our bodies send us unpleasant wake-up calls in the form of dry mouths and an strong urge to consume liquid. The deeper answer, a ...

Sep 15, 2017
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New device accurately identifies cancer in seconds

A team of scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has invented a powerful tool that rapidly and accurately identifies cancerous tissue during surgery, delivering results in about 10 second s— more ...

Sep 06, 2017
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Breathing dirty air may harm kidneys, study finds

Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A new study now adds kidney disease to the list, according to ...

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