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Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

Study reveals zebrafish make an unexpected decision when faced with conflicting opportunities

Digging deeper, the researchers used live imaging to identify specific brain regions that were activated by the mating and threat stimuli. “When we presented both stimuli at the same time and looked at the brain, by and large we saw a response to just the reproductive stimulus, not the fear-inducing stimulus. And even further, the… Read More »

Pancreas on a Chip to Study Causes and Treatments of Diabetes

Dysfunction of the pancreas is related to a number of diseases, most famously diabetes. Conditions such as cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD), are particularly difficult to study in a laboratory setting, but researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have now developed a device, and an accompanying methodology, to mimic the functionality of the human pancreas.… Read More »