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Video: What the lungs of newborns look like when they take their first breaths

Video: What the lungs of newborns look like when they take their first breaths

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[U]sing a delicate sensor-belt wrapped around the chests of full-term newborns moments after their delivery, a team of researchers from ...

Just one head injury could ‘tangle’ proteins in the brain, leading to Alzheimer’s

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A single serious knock to the skull could be all it takes to develop the nerve damage thought to be ...

7 ways CRISPR gene editing is changing the world

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Here are a few ways researchers are already using [CRISPR] to make the world a better place; 1. Produce transplant ...
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Virus dangers: Zika, SARS, dengue, 24 others could be transmitted through semen

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A dig through the literature has uncovered evidence of 27 distinct viruses from a wide variety of families capable of ...
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Sleep to forget: Downtime helps our brains refine, sharpen memories

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[W]hile scientists have long understood that our memories rely on connections being built between neurons in our brains, it's not ...
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