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Scientists Find Nicotine Addiction Gene

Researchers have pinpointed a gene that helps determine if an individual is at a risk for developing a nicotine addiction. Generally, when smoking a cigarette for the first time, people either experience a pleasant buzz or a nauseating cough.


High Levels of Testosterone May Spread Disease

Biologists at Penn State University have discovered that high levels of testosterone may be a factor in spreading disease among mice.

Possible Cause of Endometriosis Identified

Endometriosis is a common medical problem in women and is characterized by tissue similar to the lining of the uterus also being found elsewhere in the body, most often in the abdominal cavity.

Snack Lovers Rejoice: Cancer Chemical Reduction Slated for Chips and Fries

A 2005 lawsuit involving the state of California and four major food manufacturers has resulted in a reduction in the levels of cancer-causing chemicals in their snack products over the next three years. Read on and learn more about this “victory for public health.”

Patch Designed to Help Damaged Hearts

A patch has been designed that regenerates cardiac muscle damaged by a heart attack or heart failure.

New Big Dog Robot: Most Advanced Quadruped Robot On Earth

Boston Dynamics has come up with a brilliant robotic creation called "Big Dog." This robot is being hailed as "The Most Advanced Quadruped Robot on Earth".

Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Death

New results from the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort have found that sleep apnea is associated with a high risk of death.

Quell the Smell with Deodorant Clothing

Call it "don't mask, don't smell" clothing! Specially treated fibers used to make Aoki's summer clothing line not only absorb odors, they kill the bacteria that make them.

New Genes for Schizophrenia Revealed

Researchers have discovered new genes linked to schizophrenia.

When Can A Bialy Save Your Life? When It's A "Nanobialy"

New York bialys are every bit as great as the New York bagel, but who ever thought a nano particle would be named after one? The newest addition to nano-names makes the bialy a veritable hero!