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Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards' spots form

What could Azteca ants in coffee farms in Mexico have in common with leopards' spots and zebras' stripes?
11-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Water births are as safe as land births for mom, baby

A new study found that water births are no more risky than land births, and that women in the water group sustain fewer first and second-degree tears.
9-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Throwaway' social profiles may have a place on some platforms, with some topics

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15-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

It's no secret that students whose families have more money typically perform better in school than those who come from homes with fewer financial resources.
15-Nov-2019 3:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next––especially in normal-weight women.
14-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Too many older adults readmitted to hospitals with same infections they took home

About 15% of hospitalized older adults will be readmitted within a month of discharge.
23-Oct-2019 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overweight Kids Actually Eat Less Right After Stressful Events

People often react to stress by binging on sweets or fattening comfort foods, cravings fueled by the appetite-stimulating stress hormone cortisol.
3-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seniors feel isolated when brakes put on driving privileges

Whether it's going to the local grocery store or to a friend's home, driving a car plays a major role among seniors seeking to maintain their independence.
29-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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