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The discovery of a new biomarker could improve both the diagnosis and treatment of chronic lung diseases like asthma and COPD, researchers report.

How do you spot a witch? This notorious 15th-century book gave instructions – and helped execute thousands of women

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Bolsonaro faces 'crimes against humanity' charge over COVID-19 mishandling: 5 essential reads

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2021: Hospital care for COVID could cost you thousands

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The waivers are going away: People in the United States could face substantial costs if they end up in the hospital with severe COVID-19 in 2021.

Makers of modest clothes find a niche in U.S. fashion

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Modest fashion, once considered dowdy, is now anything but. Learn how retailers are catering to buyers who want stylish yet modest clothing.

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Q&A: Revealing the deep human journey

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The adventures of South Africa’s ‘underground astronauts’ uncover long-hidden secrets of human history.

Army's 'Dragon's Lair' Opens to All Military Services > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by ARMY SGT. MAJ. ALEJANDRO LICEA XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS, 4 days ago

The Army's XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, initiated the Dragon's Lair program, a "Shark Tank"-style competition in which soldiers from across the Army pitched their innovations to a panel of civilian tech experts and military leaders. 

NATO Secretary General Details Agenda for Defense Meeting > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Jim Garamone, 4 days ago

NATO defense ministers are meeting in Belgium to chart the course for the alliance as it modernizes and adapts to a world dominated by strategic competition, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

How genetics affect your food choices

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New information about the genetic links behind food choices, obesity, and diabetes could lead to improved prevention and treatment, researchers say.

Does depression in pregnancy up c-section risk?

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Depression and anxiety may be linked to significantly higher rates of first time cesarean deliveries among women otherwise at low risk of having one.

What is COP26? Here's how global climate negotiations work and what's expected from the Glasgow summit

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Poll: One third of kids ages 7-9 use social media

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Some little kids use social media apps without supervision of their parents, who say it's a waste of time trying to monitor what their children do online.

To make the most of exoskeletons, training really matters

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"Once you learn how to do it well, you can just put on the exoskeletons and start walking and it's easy—but becoming expert does take a little while."

Unique Honor Flight Celebrates Female Veterans > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Crista Mary Mack, U.S. ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY, 4 days ago

Ninety-three female veterans who served from World War II to the Korean War and the Vietnam War recently flew to Washington, D.C., on the first all-woman Honor Flight from Illinois for Operation HerStory.

Poll: One third of kids ages 7-9 use of social media

by Beata Mostafavi-Michigan, 4 days ago

Some little kids use social media apps without supervision of their parents, who say it's a waste of time trying to monitor what their children do online.

5 ways to keep vaccine 'cold chain' safe from hackers

by Gabe Cherry-Michigan, 4 days ago

Here's how to prevent the hacking of electronics in the "cold chain" that keeps COVID-19 vaccines ultra-cold during storage and transport.

Finding links eco injustice and COVID's spread

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Two factors had an overwhelming influence on the speed of COVID's spread: population density and long-term exposure to air pollution.

How ideas from ancient Greek philosophy may have driven civilization toward climate change

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Cities worldwide aren't adapting to climate change quickly enough

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Future of college will involve fewer professors

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Smells like witch spirit: How the ancient world’s scented sorceresses influence ideas about magic today

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Wiccans in the US military are mourning the dead in Afghanistan this year as they mark Samhain, the original Halloween

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Can Facebook’s smart glasses be smart about security and privacy?

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Trailblazing women who broke into engineering in the 1970s reflect on what's changed – and what hasn't

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