Health

Should we really do away with daylight saving time?

On Sunday, Nov. 6, parts of the world, including most of the United States and Canada, will participate in the annual ritual of setting their clocks an hour back to mark the end of daylight saving time.

Neuroscience

Putting the brakes on heroin relapse

Neuroscientists from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report in Science Advances that star-shaped brain cells known as astrocytes can "turn off" neurons involved in relapse to heroin. Drug-related cues in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Are drones the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 tests?

Researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health have developed a new COVID-19 test distribution method that uses drones to quickly deliver at-home diagnostic tests to individuals who suspect they have COVID-19.

Genetics

Stem cell research reveals detailed genetic roadmap of glaucoma

A new, detailed genetic roadmap of glaucoma—the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness—will help researchers develop new drugs to combat the disease, by identifying potential target areas to stall or reverse ...

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