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Research: Remdesivir for Coronavirus: FDA approved but still unproven

Photo: Richard D. Shih, M.D., first author, a professor of emergency medicine and division director and founding program director for the emergency medicine residency program in FAU's Schmidt College...

Archaeology: Denisovan DNA in the genome of early East Asians

Photo: The skullcap found in the Salkhit Valley in eastern Mongolia belonged to a woman who lived 34,000 years ago. Analyses showed: She had inherited about 25 percent of...

Biology: Streetlights contribute less to nighttime light emissions in cities than expected

Photo: View of a street in Tucson with the lights set to 30 and 90 percent illumination view more  Credit...

Study: Individual red foxes prefer different foods in the city and the countryside (TDnews)

Photo: City fox with potential food. view more  Credit Image: S. Kramer-Schadt, IZW Foxes are...

Climate Change: Archaeologists reveal human resilience in the face of climate change in ancient Turkey

Photo: Microscope image of Iron Age oak twig from Tell Tayinat in Hatay, Turkey view more  Credit Image: Brita Lorentzen ...

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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...