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After a Bout of Influenza, Mice Grow Palate Cells in Their Lungs

After a Bout of Influenza, Mice Grow Palate Cells in Their...

Bright green tuft cells, which are found in taste buds, are seen throughout mouse lung tissue after an infection with the flu. Credit: Andrew Vaughan/University of Pennsylvania A bout of influenza may have a long-lasting side effect: The growth of bizarrely out-of-place taste bud cells in the lungs. New research conducted in mice finds that…
In Florida, Physicians See Environment Modification Harming Their A Lot Of Susceptible Clients

In Florida, Physicians See Environment Modification Harming Their A Lot Of...

Jorge lives in a small efficiency near downtown Miami. He sells fruit on the street to make a living, and says he has felt the impacts of increasingly hot summers on his health. Maria Alejandra Cardona for NPR hide caption toggle caption Maria Alejandra Cardona for NPR Jorge lives in a small efficiency near downtown…
Wee Orange ‘Pumpkin’ Frogs Have Bones That Radiance Through Their Skin

Wee Orange ‘Pumpkin’ Frogs Have Bones That Radiance Through Their Skin

This is a pumpkin toadlet (Brachycephalus ephippium) under natural light (left) and ultra-violet light (right). Credit: Sandra Goutte/NYU Abu Dhabi In eastern Brazil's Atlantic Forest, poisonous "pumpkin toadlets" use their vivid colors to warn off predators. But these tiny frogs also broadcast a secret visual signal: They glow bright blue under ultraviolet light. Scientists unexpectedly…
Business owner First’s Newest Demonstration Day Showcases Their Move Into Biotech

Business owner First’s Newest Demonstration Day Showcases Their Move Into Biotech

Entrepreneur First's Europe11 Demo Day Cohort on Wednesday Jay Anderson On Wednesday, Entrepreneur First (EF) held their first tri-city demo day, with 29 startups from their London, Paris and Berlin cohorts pitching their ideas to investors, press and partners. EF, founded in 2011 by Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford, is famous for their non-traditional approach…
Techstars Is Providing Area Startups An Opportunity To Accelerate Their Company To The Last Frontier

Techstars Is Providing Area Startups An Opportunity To Accelerate Their Company...

The first aerospace accelerator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will give startups the opportunity to apply for a three-month program to help JPL develop new technology for space Greg Autry Investors are pouring their capital into aerospace-focused startups and the trend isn’t stopping anytime soon. According to Space Angels, 41 of the 100 largest VC…
Are Aliens Overlooking United States? Perhaps We’re Currently Their Hostages in a ‘Galactic Zoo’

Are Aliens Overlooking United States? Perhaps We’re Currently Their Hostages in...

Are aliens observing us, like we watch captive zoo animals? Credit: Shutterstock Why hasn't Earth received any messages from extraterrestrials yet? Perhaps because we're already unwitting inhabitants in a so-called galactic zoo. This was one of the scenarios a group of international researchers explored on March 18 at a meeting organized by the nonprofit organization…
These Researchers Are Dancing Their Research Study

These Researchers Are Dancing Their Research Study

Dance can communicate complex and abstract topics.Pixabay February was a good month for Pramodh Senarath Yapa. He had a paper published in the journal Physical Review Applied and his work was even featured in Science. But Science didn’t highlight his latest article - it was a video of him dancing a research project he completed…
How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Manage Their Anger

How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Manage Their Anger

For more than 30 years, the Inuit welcomed anthropologist Jean Briggs into their lives so she could study how they raise their children. Briggs is pictured during a 1974 visit to Baffin Island. Jean Briggs Collection / American Philosophical Society hide caption toggle caption Jean Briggs Collection / American Philosophical Society Back in the 1960s,…
Ancient Stonehenge Pigs Had Long Journey Prior To Their Massacre

Ancient Stonehenge Pigs Had Long Journey Prior To Their Massacre

Countless piggies likely trotted hundreds of miles to Stonehenge and other ancient monuments during the Neolithic, where they were promptly devoured during giant feasts, a new study finds. After guzzling down the succulent pork, ancient people threw the porcine remains aside, littering the landscape with pig skulls and bones. Now, 2,800 years later, researchers have…
A Spirited Method To Teach Kids To Manage Their Anger

A Spirited Method To Teach Kids To Manage Their Anger

For more than 30 years, Inuits welcomed anthropologist Jean Briggs into their lives so she could study how they raise their children. Above: Briggs during a 1974 visit to Baffin Island. Jean Briggs Collection / American Philosophical Society hide caption toggle caption Jean Briggs Collection / American Philosophical Society Back in the 1960s, a Harvard…

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