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Avengers: Endgame’s Hidden Captain America Easter Egg Has Just Been Revealed

Avengers: Endgame is a whole lotta movie. Not only is it the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s longest outing, but it boasts almost every superhero that’s ever appeared in the franchise from Nebula, Ant-Man and Shuri to Captain Marvel and Iron Man. So it’s easy to understand how viewers can miss certain things the first, second or… Read More »

The pill has been around since the ’60s — are we finally going to see one for men?

For 60 years, women have had the power to prevent unplanned pregnancy — and the responsibility for contraception was firmly placed on them. From the pill to the coil to the implant and modern fertility apps such as Natural Cycles, dozens of contraceptives have been developed for women, while for men the options have remained… Read More »

The 3D shape of a protein involved in regulating blood pressure has been determined

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has solved the 3D structure of a protein involved in the regulation of blood pressure, an advance that will facilitate the discovery of new antihypertensive drugs. Blood pressure levels are tightly regulated by many enzymes in the body, including two proteins known as SPAK and OSR1. Various… Read More »

These states have been hit the hardest by America's opioid epidemic

In a study of opioid deaths from 1999 to 2016, “we found that, in general, opioid mortality is skyrocketing,” said Mathew Kiang, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Population Health Sciences. More specifically, the study, published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, found that the mortality rate from synthetic opioids in… Read More »