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DEET may chemically “cloak” humans from malaria-carrying mosquitoes, rather than repel them, researchers report. Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries with high malaria transmission rates, researchers hav
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Keto Diets May Reverse Polycystic Kidney Disease
Diet could hold the key to treating polycystic kidney disease, according to new research in rodents. Hereditary and relatively common, researchers have long thought polycystic kidney disease (PKD) was progressive and irreversible, condemning people w
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Gas ‘Waterfalls’ Fill Gaps From Forming Planets
Gas from the upper reaches of the protoplanetary disk flows in to fill gaps that forming planets create near nearly formed stars, research finds. This delivers a molecule-rich gas to the atmosphere of the young planet. A protoplanetary disk—a collect