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Shift in Cholesterol Metabolism Triggers “Death Spiral” in Maternal Octopuses
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Shift in Cholesterol Metabolism Triggers “Death Spiral” in Maternal Octopuses

A new study by researchers from the University of Chicago, the University of Washington, and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) shows that the optic gland in maternal octopuses undergoes a massive shift in cholesterol metabolism, resulting in dramatic changes in the steroid hormones produced.
Seascapes Shaped the Genetics of Ancient Populations
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Seascapes Shaped the Genetics of Ancient Populations

Trinity scientists, along with international colleagues, have explored the importance of sea travel in prehistory by examining the genomes of ancient Maltese humans and comparing these with the genomes of this period from across Europe.
How Genes and Environment Link Brain Structure to Socioeconomic Status
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How Genes and Environment Link Brain Structure to Socioeconomic Status

In the first study of its kind, Penn researchers and an international team of collaborators found that genetics and environmental factors contribute to how socioeconomic status shapes the architecture of the brain.
Consuming Crocodile Meat Can Be Dangerous for People With Fish Allergies
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Consuming Crocodile Meat Can Be Dangerous for People With Fish Allergies

The first reptile allergen has been discovered, suggesting that crocodile meat, a healthy protein source, can trigger allergic reactions in those allergic to fish.
Regardless of Size, We All Fib About Our Food Consumption
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Regardless of Size, We All Fib About Our Food Consumption

Everyone eats the equivalent of three extra McDonald’s cheeseburgers a day than they admit - regardless of their waistline, researchers have revealed.
Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Captures Carbon Dioxide While It Charges
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Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Captures Carbon Dioxide While It Charges

Researchers have developed a low-cost device that can selectively capture carbon dioxide gas while it charges, then release and collect it in a controlled way as it discharges to be reused or disposed of responsibly.
High Dietary Cholesterol Can Exacerbate Influenza Infection
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High Dietary Cholesterol Can Exacerbate Influenza Infection

Research in mouse models has suggested an increase in dietary cholesterol of two percent can exacerbate influenza infection, leading to higher sickness and morbidity.
Wearable Gas Sensors Could Improve Environmental and Health Monitoring
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Wearable Gas Sensors Could Improve Environmental and Health Monitoring

New flexible, porous and highly sensitive nitrogen dioxide sensors that can be applied to skin and clothing have potential applications in health care, environmental health monitoring and military use, according to researchers.
How Might Our Diet Impact Our Lifespan?
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How Might Our Diet Impact Our Lifespan?

Researchers say high consumption of ultra-processed foods and, separately, high consumption of red meat may be important mortality indicators, adding to a growing body of knowledge about how these foods impact human health and longevity.
As the Entire Oat Genome Is Sequenced, Unique Health Benefits Are Revealed
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As the Entire Oat Genome Is Sequenced, Unique Health Benefits Are Revealed

Researchers have succeeded in sequencing and characterizing the entire genome of oat, elucidating at the genetic level why oats are healthier and cause fewer allergies and intolerances compared to other cereals.
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