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Researchers believe tiny ‘water bears’ can teach us about survival

Tardigrades can weather extreme heat, cold and radiation. Now the US military hopes these tiny critters can unlock a way to preserve our crops, medicine, even our skin.

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In 1948, we were human guinea pigs in the strangest house in Dover

The first habitable building heated entirely by the sun was designed by a woman using technology developed by a woman and funded by a woman.

Medicare for all is divisive, including among Democrats

As House Democrats sit down to draft their vision of governance in the coming weeks, lawmakers find themselves badly divided on the issue that delivered their majority.

Harvard study: Sugary drinks associated with greater risk of premature death

Study participants had a greater risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease and to a lesser extent from cancer, the report says.

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For Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners, challenging times inspire bright ideas

More than 3,000 works won Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

Could simply listening to this sound help cure Alzheimer’s disease? MIT researchers are investigating

MIT researchers say they’ve been able to improve cognitive and memory impairments in mice that had conditions similar to those in people with Alzheimer’s.


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