Health & Science

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August 14, 2017 Large Image
The Aug. 21 total eclipse is the first in the continental U.S. in 38 years

The first total solar eclipse to be seen in the continental United States since 1979 will make its way across the country on Aug. 21. The path of...

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August 10, 2017
Blood sugars may be key to optimizing weight loss approaches

What if a simple blood test could help you determine the best strategy for weight loss, before you even started? Additional analysis of a study...

August 8, 2017
USDA administrators will speak about research and funding priorities at August 15 event

The HNRCA will host “A Washington Perspective: The Importance of Nutrition and Aging Research” on Aug. 15, featuring senior USDA officials who are...

Associate Professor Valencia Joyner Koomson, right, is technical program co-chair of the event
August 3, 2017 Large Image
IEEE Midwest Circuits and Systems Symposium to feature industry leaders

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (August 3, 2017) – More than 500 technology leaders from 39 countries, including experts on cyber and hardware security, will...

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August 1, 2017 Large Image
New study examines how branding and prices influence children's decisions about snack purchases

BOSTON (Aug. 1, 2017)—What determines how children decide to spend their cash on snacks? A new study shows that children’s experience with money...