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01/18/2019   Wired Science
A new study shows that doctors wrote more prescriptions, and more people overdosed on opioids, in counties where drug companies spent more money.
01/18/2019   Wired Science
A company that wants to slap logos on the night sky is raising tricky questions about what belongs in space.
01/18/2019   Wired Science
Insects are touted as a major new source of protein, but scaling up Big Cricket could mean new problems—such as what to do with all their "frass."
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: Experts
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: When Your Medications Are the News
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: When to Treat Varicose Veins
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic Plague
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Climate Change Already Hurting Human Health, Review Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   Wired Science
It means that people (*cough astrologers not astronomers*) are giving names to phenomena that don’t really need cute labels.
01/17/2019   Wired Science
Sure, you need big muscles to win the Lunar Impact event in Dwayne Johnson's new reality show. But you won't get anywhere without friction.
01/17/2019   Wired Science
PG&E’s electrical equipment likely caused California’s massive Camp Fire. That’s particularly maddening because science knows full well how to stop that.
01/16/2019   Wired Science
Antibiotics are still massively overprescribed, a new study shows. With no new drugs in sight, some scientists are turning to Crispr for a reboot.
01/16/2019   Wired Science
Researchers use a fossil, fancy computer work, and a complex robot to tease apart how an early land-walking animal moved.
01/16/2019   Wired Science
In wildfire-prone cities and towns, increasingly worried residents are banding together to prevent future disasters.
01/16/2019   Wired Science
New tabletop sensors could be sensitive enough to glimpse gravitational waves and even dark matter particles.
01/15/2019   Wired Science
There are much better ways to generate electricity than this proposed scheme in Egypt, but here's how it would theoretically work.
01/15/2019   Wired Science
People love ‘Oumuamua because it's an antidote to our cosmic loneliness. And that's OK!
01/15/2019   Wired Science
Across the country, cities are implementing new housing and transit laws that, oh by the way, lower their emissions of greenhouse gasses.
01/15/2019   Wired Science
When Sonia Vallabh lost her mother to a rare disease, she and her husband, Eric Minikel, set out to find a cure.
01/14/2019   Wired Science
The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.
01/14/2019   Wired Science
A new study shows that 3D-printing a section of spinal cord, living cells and all, restored movement in injured rats.
01/14/2019   Wired Science
Desalination plants turn seawater into drinking water, but also pump hypersaline water back into the environment. That's especially troubling because desal has become extremely popular.
01/13/2019   Wired Science
Dark matter may occasionally interact with minerals in the earth, leaving traces that physicists hope to decipher.
01/12/2019   Wired Science
Elon says he'd use SpaceX propulsion tech to make a Roadster take flight, and we have thoughts.
01/11/2019   Wired Science
The hour is one of cycling's oldest and most prestigious records: How far can one person ride a bicycle in 60 minutes?