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Kikhos closes Bishop Manogue HS

RENO, Nev. (COLLEGE) – The Washoe County Health District has confirmed four cases of whooping cough or whooping cough at Bishop Manogue High School, with other cases listed as probable. The school collaborates with the health district and agreed to close the school until Monday, October 28, to protect students and staff. Whooping cough is a very contagious respiratory disease …

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The needle in the ozone is now the smallest it has NEVER been since the 1982 discovery, NASA confirms

The hole in the ozone layer has shrunk to its smallest size since scientists began monitoring it in 1982 because of unusual weather patterns in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica, according to NASA. The hole varies in size annually and is usually the largest during the coldest months of the southern hemisphere, from late September to early October. Recent observations …

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What is auto-brewery syndrome?

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We Are 'Perilously Close' to Creating Sentient Mini-Brains in a Dish, Experts Warn

The scientific community is in danger of overstepping (or may have already breached) its ethical responsibilities in a rush to study and understand the mysteries of the brain through experimentation with artificially grown substitutes, researchers warn. Mini-brains, also known as organoids, have in recent years become a hugely important resource in neuroscience and related fields. But while these lab-grown analogues …

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Animal study shows how stress and mother's abuse affect infant brain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain              A new study in rats shows the extent of brain damage in newborn rodents from even short-term abuse by their mother.                                                  Past studies in animals and humans have established how a mother's abuse can lead to brain shrinkage in her infants' amygdala and hippocampus, parts of the brain that process fear and memory, researchers …

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94 hospitalized and 4 dead from disease outbreak at the hot tub display

More than 100 people have been infected with Legionnaire's disease after stopping by a public hot tub display at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair. The fair, which took place September 6-15 in Fletcher, North Carolina, was the common link among those diagnosed. To date, 133 cases of Legionnaires' disease have been reported to the North Carolina Department of Health …

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Blue light rots the brains of fruit flies

Does it do the same for humans? Ever since my wife dropped her annual batch of tomatoes, our house has been full of fruit flies. We just can't get rid of them. I'm almost when I'm very unTreeHugger and buy a can of RAID or some other horrible insecticide. But now I have another alternative; A new study has found …

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