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Using artificial intelligence to hunt for breast cancer

Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are hormone-like substances that can have undesirable effects on health. For example, chemicals can increase the risk of breast cancer if they act in a manner similar to the female sex hormone estrogen. Animal experiments are still required to detect the hormonal effects of chemical substances. A test has now been developed […]

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U.S. patterns for recurrent coronary heart disease examined

(HealthDay)—From 2008 to 2017, the rates of recurrent myocardial infarction (MI), recurrent coronary heart disease (CHD) events, heart failure hospitalization, and mortality declined in the year after MI, with greater reductions seen for women than men, according to a study published in the Feb. 16 issue of Circulation. Sanne A.E. Peters, Ph.D., from Imperial College […]

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Scientists show benefits of bioinformatics with PlasmidHawk tool

Tracking the origin of synthetic genetic code has never been simple, but it can be done through bioinformatic or, increasingly, deep learning computational approaches. Though the latter gets the lion’s share of attention, new research by computer scientist Todd Treangen of Rice University’s Brown School of Engineering is focused on whether sequence alignment and pan-genome-based […]

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What March's Leo Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Leo personality profile.  Welcome to March, Leo! Last month your sex life experienced a transformation, perhaps through exploring a new kink with your partner or treating yourself to a luxurious sex toy. This theme continues: When Mars, which rules our sexual nature, […]

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Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess Dennar, MD, from her position as program director of its internal medicine-pediatrics residency program on February 11. That decision, which Dennar claims is a direct result of a lawsuit she […]

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Borosilicate Glass Microplates Improve Imaging Sensitivity

Porvair Sciences Krystal™ Glass Bottom microplate with Schott D 263® M technology provides unmatched performance for whole-plate CCD imaging and laser detection applications Krystal™ Glass Bottom plates combine the advantageous optical properties of glass, low background and low birefringence, with the versatility of a microplate. Constructed in ultra-pure grade borosilicate glass – the new D […]