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Frick’n Frack’n

Frick’n Frack’n

🕔13:57, 31.Mar 2016

A screening of over 1000 chemicals found in hydraulic fracturing fluids and wastewater identified hundreds of potential toxins, highlighting the need for further studies.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill and Food-Borne Illness: A systemic issue?

Chipotle Mexican Grill and Food-Borne Illness: A systemic issue?

🕔22:49, 3.Mar 2016

Recent incidents of various food-borne illnesses at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants throughout the country have consumers and public health professionals alike questioning the chain’s reputation.

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Biden’s “Moonshot” Initiative: Launching a new effort to combat cancer

Biden’s “Moonshot” Initiative: Launching a new effort to combat cancer

🕔22:48, 3.Mar 2016

AACR directors Patricia LoRusso of the Yale School of Medicine, George D. Demetri of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Victor Velculescu of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center are working to implement a “moonshot” for cancer initiative to produce innovative breakthroughs.

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Cases of Zika Virus on the Rise in Latin America, US

Cases of Zika Virus on the Rise in Latin America, US

🕔22:47, 3.Mar 2016

Beginning to conjure up as much frenzy as the Ebola virus, the Zika virus has become a major public health issue. Professionals are scrambling to learn more about the virus that has now pervaded the Western hemisphere.

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Deafness: More Than a Medical Condition

Deafness: More Than a Medical Condition

🕔22:47, 3.Mar 2016

An exhibit at the Yale Medical Library explores the medical history of deafness, but also the rich culture and community in which Deaf people share.

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Building Bridges: Child Development and the Science of Peace

Building Bridges: Child Development and the Science of Peace

🕔23:34, 3.Feb 2016

Rarely do the findings of child development and peace building intersect. Yale researchers are leading a conversation about how interventions targeted to children can create a more peaceful world

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Q&A: How Does Caffeine Affect Your Internal Clock?

Q&A: How Does Caffeine Affect Your Internal Clock?

🕔21:34, 3.Feb 2016

A double espresso shot delays the human circadian clock by an average of 40 minutes. How does
the most widely used psychoactive drug — caffeine — affect our internal timekeeping?

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Podcast Review: “Science Vs” Pits Fact Against Fiction

Podcast Review: “Science Vs” Pits Fact Against Fiction

🕔12:27, 2.Feb 2016

Do not believe everything you hear. In her new podcast, Australian science journalist Wendy Zukerman examines some of our widely-held beliefs through the lens of science.

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Modern Hunter-Gatherers Reveal Strategies for Adaptive Energy Use

Modern Hunter-Gatherers Reveal Strategies for Adaptive Energy Use

🕔18:51, 10.Nov 2015

The World Health Organization attributes obesity in developed countries to decreases in exercise and energy expenditure relative to our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Where they led active lifestyles, ours are mostly sedentary. In recent research, Yale professor Brian Wood examined total energy

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How to Dose Antibiotics

How to Dose Antibiotics

🕔20:21, 4.Nov 2015

The development of antibiotic resistance is a mounting issue in healthcare. A recent study shows that the dosage of antibiotics that should be used in order to minimize the rise of resistance depends on competition between bacterial strains.

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