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Research: Some parents prioritize Thanksgiving traditions over reducing Coronavirus risks

Photo: How parents plan to reduce COVID-19 risks at Thanksgiving. view more  Credit Image: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll...

Archaeology: Darwin’s handwritten pages from On the Origin of Species go online for the first time

Photo: Darwin's handwritten letter to his former geology professor at Cambridge where he first mentioned his radical new book, On the Origin of Species ...

Biology: New therapy for flu may help in fight against Coronavirus

Photo: Philip S. Low, the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is developing a new therapy for flu that may help in the fight against COVID-19. ...

Study: Experimental evolution reveals how bacteria gain drug resistance (TDnews)

Photo: In this study, researchers developed a fully-automated robotic culture system to perform high-throughput laboratory evolution of E. coli for more than 250 generations under pressure from 95 different antibiotics.... ...

Climate Change: Restoration of degraded grasslands can benefit climate change mitigation and key ecosystem services

Photo: Prosopis clearing in the Afar region of Ethiopia view more  Credit Image: CABI New...

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Offbeat: Universal features of music around the world —

Is music really a "universal language"? Two articles in the most recent issue of Science support the idea that music all around the globe shares important commonalities, despite many differences. Researchers led by Samuel Mehr at Harvard University have undertaken a large-scale analysis...

Offbeat: The difference between an expert’s brain and a novice’s —

When mice learn to do a new task, their brain activities change over time as they advance from 'novice' to 'expert.' The changes are reflected in the wiring of cell circuits and activities of neurons. Using a two-photon imaging microscope and a wealth of...

Offbeat: Data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive ‘hyper-palatable’ foods —

A popular U.S. brand of potato chips once promoted itself with the slogan, "betcha can't eat just one!" Maybe that's because potato chips, like so many foods in the American diet, can pack a mix of ingredients apt to light up people's brain-reward neural...