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    • DNA May Offer Rapid Road to Zika Vaccine

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Multiple tests searching for way to thwart devastating virus.

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    • DNA Points to Millennia of Stability in East Asian Hunter-Fisher Population

    • By: Meghan Rosen
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    7,700-year-old remains show lack of influx from other groups.

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    • Brain Protein’s Grip on LSD Imaged

    • By: Meghan Rosen
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    • Length: 3 mins
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    Receptor’s structure explains why acid trips last so long.

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    • Smell Test May Detect Autism

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 2 mins
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    A 10-minute test could help doctors sniff out autism, a new study contends.

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    • Questions Remain About the Benefits of Taking Testosterone

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Five new studies say hormone replacement is a mixed bag for aging men.

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    • Putting the Big Chill on Cryotherapy

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 5 mins
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    There’s no evidence yet showing that exposure to extreme cold eases muscle soreness after exercise.

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    • LSD’s Grip on Brain Protein Could Explain Drug’s Long-Lasting Effects

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Locked inside a human brain protein, the hallucinogenic drug LSD takes an extra-long trip.

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    • Malnutrition Tied to Lack of Microbes

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Proper mix of gut bacteria could help kids with poor diets. "Malnutrition Tied to Lack of Microbes" is from the April 2, 2016 issue of Science News.

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    • Crohn's Genes Block Microbe Messages

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Normally, gut bacteria send signals that calm inflammation.

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    • Scientists Track Zika's Link to Neurological Disorder

    • By: Laura Sanders, Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 3 mins
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    For some adults, infection with Zika virus produces a rashy, flulike nuisance. "Scientists Track Zika's Link to Neurological Disorder" is from the April 2, 2016 issue of Science News.

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    • Dropping Blood Pressure to 120 Lowers Heart Woes, Data Confirms

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Using drugs to lower systolic blood pressure to less than 120 millimeters of mercury cut people’s risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular woes by 25 percent, researchers report November 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine. That’s compared with treatments that aim to drop blood pressure to below 140.

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    • Spiders Spin Stronger Threads with Nanotubes

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Carbon sprays lead to silk tougher than any other fiber.

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    • Words' Meanings Mapped in Brain

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
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    Language pops up everywhere in the brain. All across the wrinkly expanse of the brain’s outer layer, a constellation of regions handles the meaning of language.

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    • Misfires in the Gun Control Debate

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Buying a handgun in Connecticut means waiting - lots of waiting. First comes an eight-hour safety course. Then picking up an application at a local police department. Review of the application (which includes a background check and fingerprinting) can take up to eight weeks. If approved, the state issues a temporary permit, which the buyer trades in at state police headquarters for a permanent one. Then it’s back to the store for the gun.

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    • DNA Tags Mostly Deleted in Human Germ Cells

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Mom and dad’s lifestyle may leave less of a mark on future generations than scientists have suspected.

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    • Clinical Trials Suggest New Blood Pressure Standard

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Even before the data is in, NIH suggests a change.

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    • Molecular Scissors Snip at Cancer’s Achilles’ Heel

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 3 mins
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    CRISPR technology identifies drug targets in malignant cells.

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    • New Lightweight Bot Leaps With Zip

    • By: Meghan Rosen
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
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    For search-and-rescue, ‘Salto’ could parkour through rubble.

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    • A Giant Panda May Look like a Teddy Bear, but It’s Got the Guts of a Grizzly

    • By: Meghan Rosen
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    Microbes living in the bamboo lovers’ intestines match those of meat eaters, researchers report May 19 in mBio.

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    • Young Blood Is Good for Old Bones

    • By: Meghan Rosen
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    Elderly mice hooked up to the circulatory systems of young adult mice bounce back quickly from broken legs, researchers report May 19 in Nature Communications.

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