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By Carol Kuruvilla A 19-year-old Chicago teen may one day hold the key to curing colon cancer. If his previous successes are any indication, Keven Stonewall is well on his way to becoming the kind of scientist who leaves a … Continue reading
By University of Maryland A new University of Maryland-led study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination and who had … Continue reading
By Mike Miesen Young women are learning to program computers in the unlikeliest of places, developing apps that will help their neighbors—and themselves. If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park … Continue reading
By April M. Short If you’re spending this week in California, Nevada, Arizona, or even parts of Wyoming and Idaho, prepare to burn. A potentially historic heat wave is headed your way from Thursday through next week, and experts warn … Continue reading
By Becky Oskin Hurricane Sandy’s fateful left turn toward the mid-Atlantic Coast in October last year lit up earthquake monitors all the way to Seattle, according to results presented at the Seismological Society of America’s annual meeting today (April 18). … Continue reading
Now all scientists have to do is to develop medicines that manipulate the genes to prevent high blood pressure, diabetes, and other related diseases. Scientists Find Genetic ‘Switch’ For Obesity.