Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breakthrough in predicting dengue fever outbreaks

Researchers have devised a method to forecast outbreaks of dengue—a sometimes fatal mosquito-borne disease—as much as four months in advance.

Neuroscience

How the brain perceives time

What happens in the brain when listening to the rhythmic pace of a song, or when waiting for a traffic light to turn green? For the first time, an imaging study shows that a time map exists in a specific area of the human ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stitching together a 'Google Earth' for cancer

In southwest London, on the edge of Bushy Park, is a building whose occupants are responsible for measurements. Precise measurements, to be precise. The building is the gatekeeper of time, the resting place of the kilogram, ...

Health

Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains

The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

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