Rachel Soukup

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How Ebola Strains West Africa’s Infrastructure

Ebola has pummeled healthcare systems in west Africa and laid bare health infrastructure issues that may not have otherwise been so readily apparent. …

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Infection Secrets of Ebola Explained

Researchers often describe the battle between the Ebola virus and the humans it occasionally infects as a race—one that people win only if their …

Disease

The colours of chromium

Altmetric: 12<p>Citations: 5<p>More detail<p>In Your Element<p>Anders Lennartson<p>Coordination chemistry<br>• History<br>• History of chemistry<p>From rubies to Rolls-Royce,</b> …

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Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks

Bacteria in your gut might determine whether saccharin triggers glucose intolerance.<p>There's no such thing as a free lunch, or at least a free artificially sweetened one, a new study suggests. Saccharin and other artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar levels—a condition the sugar substitutes …

Un químico de los "hongos alucinógenos" podría mitigar la depresión y las adicciones

Por Meera Senthilingam, para CNN<p><b>(CNN) -</b> Si piensas en la psicodelia, probablemente pienses en cosas como colores brillantes, alucinaciones, espiritualidad y en una experiencia mística en general. Durante siglos, las culturas de todo el mundo han usado estas drogas en contextos sociales, religiosos …

New Report on Chimp Violence Fails to Support Deep-Roots Theory of War

On this blog, in my book <i>The End of War</i> and elsewhere (see <i>Further Reading and Viewing</i>), I have knocked the deep roots theory of war, which holds that …

Wealthy L.A. Schools' Vaccination Rates Are as Low as South Sudan's

Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.<p>When actors play doctors on TV, that does not make them actual doctors. And that does not mean they should scour some Internet boards, confront their pediatricians, and demand fewer vaccinations for …