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phys.org/news/2024-04-surf-clams-coast-virginia-re…

Surf clams off the coast of Virginia reappear and rebound

The Atlantic surf clam, an economically valuable species that is the main ingredient in clam chowder and fried clam strips, has returned to Virginia waters…

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Antibiotics reveal a new way to fight cancer

Cancer cells grow and spread by hiding from the body's immune system. Immunotherapy allows the immune system to find and attack hidden cancer cells, helping…

phys.org/news/2024-04-crucial-quantum-internet.htm…

Crucial connection for 'quantum internet' made for the first time

Researchers have produced, stored, and retrieved quantum information for the first time, a critical step in quantum networking.

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Women who experience major complications during pregnancy found to have increased risk of early death years later

A team of medical researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center, in the U.S., and Lund University, in Sweden, has found via study…

medicalxpress.com/news/2024-04-common-hiv-treatmen…

Common HIV treatments may aid Alzheimer's disease patients

Alzheimer's disease (AD) currently afflicts nearly seven million people in the U.S. With this number expected to grow to nearly 13 million by 2050, the…

medicalxpress.com/news/2024-04-adolescent-stress-p…

Study suggests adolescent stress may raise risk of postpartum depression in adults

In a new study, a Johns Hopkins Medicine-led research team reports that social stress during adolescence in female mice later results in prolonged elevation of…

medicalxpress.com/news/2024-04-positive-effect-mel…

Researchers demonstrate the positive effect of melatonin in the prevention of obesity

Two international studies led by the University of Granada (UGR) have confirmed that melatonin helps prevent obesity. In addition, its effects are positive against visceral…

medicalxpress.com/news/2024-04-fecal-transplants-p…

Researchers conclude fecal transplants can rid patients of resistant gut bacteria

Transferring fecal microbiota from healthy donors to the intestines of chronically ill people has beneficial effects on these recipients' gut bacteria, also in the longer…

techxplore.com/news/2024-04-decarbonization-scenar…

Decarbonization scenario model analyzes ambitious pathways to net-zero carbon emissions

While the world would love to have a quick fix, there is no one specific pathway to stop or slow the rate of climate change.

techxplore.com/news/2024-04-shadowbanning-marginal…

Shadowbanning: Some marginalized social media users believe their content is suppressed

Social media allows users to express themselves through words, pictures, videos and emojis, but some marginalized groups say social media platforms restrict the visibility of…