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Content: Volume 8, Issue 3

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A House Of Toxins? How Cleaning Products Can Create An Unhealthy Living Environment

Most people associate a clean home with good hygiene and will therefore regularly clean their house. Indeed, the use of cleaning products and disinfectants have intensified in recent years, but our new study suggests that this may be doing us more harm than good: a... click to read more

  • Colleen Marciel F. Rosales | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Air Quality Research Center, University of California, Davis, USA
  • Brandon E. Boor | Associate Professor at Lyles School of Civil Engineering; Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, Center for High Performance Buildings Purdue University, USA
  • Philip S. Stevens | Professor at Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
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published on Aug 18, 2022
One Step Closer To Having Diabetes Under Control

Imagine yourself walking on a wire between two cliffs. You have to stay as stable as possible, taking into account the wind, the tension in the rope and your movements. It seems difficult, doesn't it? Yet, this is what daily life looks like for people... click to read more

  • Mélanie Kintzinger | Master student at Faculty of science, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
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published on Aug 15, 2022
Genetically Reprogramming Biological Clocks: One Step Closer To The Fountain Of Youth

Aging, the cruel fate from which no one can escape, is associated with drastic physiological changes amplified by the increased expression of genes related to cell damage. This uncontrolled expression contributes to the natural aging of our organs and tissues which gradually lose the ability... click to read more

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published on Aug 11, 2022
Understanding The Risk For Severe Outcomes Of Youth With COVID-19

During the early stages of the global COVID-19 pandemic, children younger than 18 years of age represented less than 5% of overall reported cases. However, as the pandemic had evolved, young people represented a growing proportion of new COVID-19 cases. Similarly, pediatric hospitalizations due... click to read more

  • Stephen B. Freedman | Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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published on Aug 8, 2022
Race And Gender Inequalities In Citations And Research Topics In US

Science is often perceived as a meritocratic landscape, where the “best” authors receive a larger share of citations, grants, and funding to continue their research lines, and subsequent prestige within the scientific community. However, this conceptualization ignores the fact that science is a social phenomenon,... click to read more

  • Diego Kozlowski | PhD student at University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; Berry College, Rome, Georgia, USA
  • Thema Monroe-White | Assistant Professor at University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; Berry College, Rome, Georgia, USA
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published on Aug 4, 2022