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Coffee Consumption Linked to a Longer Life

Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day is linked with a longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease compared with avoiding coffee, according to research.
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Tackling Battery Challenges for Electric Vehicles

As electric vehicles grow in popularity, the spotlight shines more brightly on some of their remaining major issues. Researchers are tackling two of the bigger challenges facing electric vehicles: limited range and slow recharging.

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mRNA Vaccines Protect Against Serious COVID-19 During Pregnancy

The first large, real-world study of the effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy found these vaccines, especially two initial doses followed by a booster, are effective in protecting against serious disease in expectant mothers whether the shots are administered before or during pregnancy.
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Magnetic Field Helps To Grow "Greener" Lab-Based Meat

Scientists have found a novel way of growing cell-based meat by zapping animal cells with a magnet.
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Immune System's "Off Button" Exposed

Researchers have underpinned the molecular mechanism behind the immune system's "off switch", contributing to global efforts to design immune-boosting treatments.
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Upcycling System Developed for Commercial Polyesters

Scientists have developed a simple method to recycle polyester into a cross-linked polymer that retains its strength and properties.
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CRISPR-Based Method Enables Ultrasensitive Detection of Nucleic Acids

An engineered CRISPR-based method that finds RNA from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, promises to make testing for that and other diseases fast and easy.
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Placenta-on-a-Chip Mimics Malaria-Infected Nutrient Exchange Between Mother and Fetus

Combining microbiology with engineering technologies, this novel 3D model uses a single microfluidic chip to study the complicated processes that take place in malaria-infected placenta as well as other placenta-related diseases and pathologies.
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Unexpected Production of Cysteine Amino Acid Found in Coral

A new study by KAUST university has discovered that, in contradiction to previous thinking, coral can biosynthesize the amino acid cysteine.
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How Mice Decide To Make Love or War

Researchers have characterized the decision-making process made by mice when they smell a newly encountered fellow mouse.
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