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Why coffee drinkers generally live longer

The greatest health benefits come from black coffee, so ease up on cream, sugar and other additives to get the full benefit.<p>Drinking coffee might …

Entanglement between particle and wave-like states of light resembles Schrodinger's cat experiment

(Phys.org) —While entangling cats with atoms is not exactly an active area of research in any physics lab today (as far as anyone knows), many …

Naproxen linked to heart attack risk for older women

Regular use of the painkiller naproxen may increase the risk of stroke, heart attack, and even death in postmenopausal women, new research shows.<p>A …

"Shields Up!" How Microvilli Act As A Barrier Against Attack

What would a science fiction universe be like without those shields? The use of electrostatic energy to protect a person or spacecraft is a necessity to fend off an enemy attack. Depending on the source, these barriers can neutralize, deflect and even repel whatever weapon might be used and give …

Biology

NASA scientists say they're closer than ever to finding life beyond Earth

If you believe there must be extraterrestrial life somewhere in the immensity of the universe, here's some good news: Top NASA scientists agree with you, and at a panel discussion on Monday, they said they were closer than ever to finding out for sure.<p>Former astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles …