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    NASA contributions to the world continue beyond space exploration and research
    NASA’s contributions to the world include much more than space travel. With announcements on Jan. 26, 2015 that the space agency will oversee and certify private company space travel, NASA will focus more research, experience and investment...
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    Dogs prefer touch over words
    Emma Cueto of bustle.com reports today that dogs do not care what their humans have to say, instead they prefer touch. Ms. Cueto sites research by Erica Feuerbacher and Clive Wynne that shows that dogs do not get as much from vocal praise as they...
  • Growing bone in space may benefit osteoporosis patients
    Growing bone in space may benefit osteoporosis patients
    On January 22, UCLA announced that it has received funding from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to lead a research mission, which will send rodents to the International Space Station (ISS). The focus of the mission is to...
  • New research shows why cats sleep so much
    New research helps explain why cats sleep so much
    Have you ever looked at your obscenely-comfy cat, and wondered how he can possibly sleep so much? We wish we could sleep that much, and that comfortably, and we've never known just how cats do it. Now, some new research may explain that, by...
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    Florida tarpon DNA sampling study comes to an end
    After several years of collecting and studying DNA from angler submitted samples the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study has come to an end.To punctuate the studies end, the research team announced their final Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study bimonthly...
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    Health News Review is back!
    The new year brings some good news in regards to the reporting of quality health information. The award winning website Healthnewsreview.org has found funding and will be back in operation. The website was a great source of academic evaluation of...
  • Top Ten Autism Research Stories of 2014
    Top Ten Autism Research Stories of 2014
    The following are Autism Speaks’ “Top Ten” 2014 stories in autism research based on readership and social media shares.#1New Meta-analysis Affirms No Association Between Vaccines and AutismA meta-analysis of ten studies involving...
  • Video Games and Education
    Video Games and Education: Where is Connection?
    Work hard, play hard. In our modern society, this saying may be understood dubiously, in respect that for the present-day children the best way to have fun and have a rest is computer video games. Once considered a mere entertainment, now video...
  • Lost memories may be restored reports UCLA study
    Lost memories may be restored reports UCLA study
    One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. Now, a new study by UCLA researchers has found that lost memories can be restored. The findings offer hope for individuals who suffer from the disease. The findings were published...
  • New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have published the results of a clinical trial for a new drug to treat patients with advanced breast cancer. The study found that the experimental drug palbociclib, discovered and...
  • Phthalates in makeup could be harmful to a fetus.
    Prenatal makeup exposure possibly linked to low IQ in children
    Modern pregnant women have always been concerned with the health of their unborn, watching what they eat, eliminating caffeine, and within the past decade or more, turning to healthier hair, body and nail care alternatives. A new report suggests a...
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    Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation Grants Funds to Barrow Neurological Institute
    The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) has awarded an $885,294 grant to Barrow Neurological Institute (Barrow) for brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer research foundation in North...
  • Exaggerated health news found to originate in research
    Exaggerated health news found to originate in research
    Press releases from research universities are the source of exaggerated claims of health benefits from new health research and not the news media. This is the conclusion reached by Professors Petroc Sumner and Chris Chambers at Cardiff University...
  • Puerto Ricans: 'Perfect humans'
    Puerto Ricans are perfect, says a Berkeley biologist, as others refute claim
    “Weeeepaaaaa” has been heard recently throughout the Puerto Rican community via social media after a paper surfaced from a computational biologist and U.C. Berkeley professor that claims Puerto Ricans are “genetically perfect....
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    Team Snake Panama: New Website, More Opportunities
    Team Snake Panama, based at La MICA Biological Station in Cocle Province, central Panama, is a group informally composed of people who care about the conservation and protection of snakes. Granted, many people are not the biggest fans of snakes,...