Category: Science

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New Tree Species Critically Vulnerable

A new coffee tree species with cherry-like fruit that was discovered in north-western Honduras in 2013, is now critically endangered, researchers have reported. Being about 10 metres high and covered with cream-colored flowers, the...

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Breast Cancer Drug Beats Superbug

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have found that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen gives white blood cells a boost, better enabling...

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Blue skies and water ice discovered on Pluto

Water Ice on Pluto: Regions with exposed water ice are highlighted in blue in this composite image from New Horizons’ Ralph instrument, combining visible imagery from the Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC) with infrared...

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Alcohol can Rewire the Teenage Brain

Alcohol is a drug. And every day, more than 4,750 American kids aged 15 and younger take their first full drink of this drug. That’s according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

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Gender: When the Body and Brain Disagree

In November 2014, Zoë MacGregor celebrated her 13th birthday. Like any teen might, she invited a friend to her house for a sleepover. They ordered pizza, had brownies and ice cream for dessert, then...