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Sunday, January 19, 2020
Young Undocumented Californians Cheer Guarantee Of Health Advantages

Young Undocumented Californians Cheer Guarantee Of Health Advantages

Demonstrators rallied in Sacramento in May for Medi-Cal expansion to undocumented Californians. When the state's budget was finalized, only young adults up to age 26 were authorized to be included in the expansion. Gov. Gavin Newsom says that's an important first step. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption toggle caption Rich Pedroncelli/AP Demonstrators rallied in Sacramento in…
Given: Young blood start-up is back, a scoop about CityMD, and informing remarks from Merck’s CEO

Given: Young blood start-up is back, a scoop about CityMD, and...

Welcome to this week's edition of Dispensed, our weekly healthcare newsletter here at Business Insider, where we're hoping for sunnier weather after this rainy week. Lydia Ramsey is letting me (healthcare editor Zachary Tracer) take over this week while she's off on vacation. Questions? Complaints? Email me at ztracer@businessinsider.com. Erin also published another story on…
Young aphids compromise themselves to make house repair work

Young aphids compromise themselves to make house repair work

(more about Power Words) caterpillar     The larval stage of moths and butterflies. Somewhat wormy-shaped crawlers, caterpillars tend to eat leaves and other plant bits. Some will, however, dine on other insects. cell     The smallest structural and functional unit of an organism. Typically too small to see with the unaided eye, it consists of a watery fluid surrounded…
Young scientists take house practically $5 million at 2019 Intel ISEF competitors

Young scientists take house practically $5 million at 2019 Intel ISEF...

PHOENIX, Ariz. — More than 1,800 teen researchers came to the Valley of the Sun this week. Those who shone brightest took home big prizes from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, or ISEF. Top winner Krithik Ramesh earned $75,000. He developed a system to help spinal surgeons perform operations more accurately and more…
There’s Generally ‘No Opportunity’ for Earth-Like Planets to Type an Environment Around Hot Young Stars

There’s Generally ‘No Opportunity’ for Earth-Like Planets to Type an Environment...

An artist's conception of the planet HD 219134b, one of the nearest rocky exoplanets to our solar system. This planet, which is about 1.6 times as big as Earth, is blazing hot, with a partially molten surface. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Recent exoplanet surveys suggest that there might be thousands of Earth-like worlds in other solar systems,…
Electrical Stimulation Makes Old Brains Act Young Again

Electrical Stimulation Makes Old Brains Act Young Again

A short session of brain zapping can reverse some of the effects of aging in older adults, a new study suggests. The technique isn't ready for non-experimental use yet, and it's not clear how long the benefits last. But the study authors said they hope that their findings will set the stage for improving cognition…
Consuming Alcohol May Be More Damaging Than Idea for Young Person

Consuming Alcohol May Be More Damaging Than Idea for Young Person

Alcohol consumption may be more harmful than thought, particularly for young and middle-age adults, a new study suggests. Although drinking alcohol in moderation is often thought to be good for you, the authors point out that many studies on the benefits of alcohol consumption involve people ages 50 and older. This paints a skewed picture…
International Day Of Women And Girls In Science: Inspiring More Girls To Be Innovators

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science: Inspiring More Girls...

Today the UN celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day which was established in 2015 to recognize the role women play in the fields of STEM. It is also no secret that women only comprise 25% of STEM related fields, thus this day serves as an effort to bring exposure as well…
Little Terrapin Outsmarts Young Lion in Wild Video

Little Terrapin Outsmarts Young Lion in Wild Video

Without a doubt, lions are fierce predators, capable of taking down enormous African buffalo and ripping their tough hide to shreds. But a new video shows how one adorable young lion seems to have met its match in a small but well-armored terrapin. In this exclusive clip from BBC America's new series "Dynasties," a young…
How Operating On Christmas Became An Opportunity For 2 Young Medical Professionals

How Operating On Christmas Became An Opportunity For 2 Young Medical...

Katherine Streeter for NPR Katherine Streeter for NPR In what has become a holiday tradition for Shots, we're encoring a piece by Dr. John Henning Schumann that first ran in 2013. He reminisced then about a difficult assignment during his medical residency that helped him understand what it meant to be a good doctor. December…

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