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Large spleen makes Bajau people good divers: study

AninternationalteamofscientistsdiscoveredhowagroupofSoutheastAsian"seanomads"gainstheirdeep-divingprowessoverhundredsofyears.Theyhaveevolvedwithlargerspleens.As

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The 'nanobots' and 'ninja polymers' transforming medicine

Withadvancesinstemcellresearchandnanotechnologyhelpingusfightillnessesfromheartdiseasetosuperbugs,isthefusionofbiologyandtechnologyspeedingustowardsasci-fifutur

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Pin-prick blood test detects deadly sepsis: study

ScientistsonMondayunveiledaquick,cheapwaytodetectsepsis,alife-threateningconditioninwhichthebodyisattackedbyitsownimmunesystem.InclinicaltrialsatMassachusettsGe

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A 'paradigm shift' in the diagnosis of diabetes: study

ScientistsonFridayunveiledarevisedclassificationfordiabetes,onetheysaidcouldleadtobettertreatmentsandhelpdoctorsmoreaccuratelypredictlife-threateningcomplicatio

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Vampire bat's blood-only diet 'a big evolutionary win'

Atfirstglance,thecost-benefitratioofablood-onlydietsuggeststhatvampirebats–theonlymammalstofeedexclusivelyonthevicious,ruby-redelixir–flewdownanevolutionaryblin

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Study: Analyzing genetics may help controlling blood pressure

Analyzingthegeneticsandsmokinghabitsofmorethanhalfamillionpeoplehasshednewlightonthecomplexitiesofcontrollingbloodpressure,accordingtoastudyledbyresearchersatWa

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First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets US nod

ThefirstbloodtesttohelpdoctorsdiagnosetraumaticbraininjurieshaswonUSgovernment'sapproval.ThemovemeansBanyanBiomarkerscancommercializeitstest,givingthecompanyane

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