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The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops and electric vehicles could store more energy and run longer on a single charge with the help of a sponge-like silicon material.
In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors.
A child sits on the gym floor during the Shapedown program for overweight adolescents and children on in Aurora, Colo.
New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.
Man's best friend does not like anything muscling in on that friendship. The first experimental test of jealousy in dogs shows that canines nip even at stuffed pooches when these fakes take away the attention of the dogs' owners.
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.
We were all raised with a few universal health tenets. An apple a day keeps the scary doctors away, you better stay out of that swimming pool if you ate lunch less than an hour ago and eight hours of Zzzzs constitutes a full night's rest.
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The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding .
Many parents of obese children don't see their offspring as unhealthy, even if their weight is at a dangerous level, according to a new study.
Popular game music themes given the full symphonic treatment with synchronized lighting and even some real on-stage game-playing.
Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.
Although keeping your promises is vital to being seen positively, exceeding them may be a waste of time, according to new research.
This week brings another first for Yellow Barn: the Chinese pipa. The pipa is an ancient lute-like instrument that frequently appears in new compositions influenced by ancient and cross-cultural art forms.
When you kiss your husband, does your dog try to get your attention? And does that mean that your dog feels jealous? Threatened? Or are we just imagining that? Many if not all dog owners are sure that their pets have feelings.
The Mexican Congress is moving quickly to enact legislation that will drive massive reform in the country's energy sector, and create both opportunities and challenges for Canadians producers and service providers in the industry.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 06:47 am
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