Centipedes, those many-legged creatures that startle us in our homes and gardens, have been genetically sequenced for the first time. An international team of over 100 scientists today reveals how this humble arthropod’s DNA gave them new insight into how life developed on our planet. 
The approach is to design synergistic materials by combining two single-atom thick sheets, for example, that act as a photovoltaic cell as well as a light-emitting diode, converting energy between electricity and radiation.
Title: FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
Category: Health News
Created: 11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion [Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion
Category: Health News
Created: 11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Are We as Young as We Feel or as Old as We Think? [Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:51:25 +0000]
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If there's one thing all the recent research on aging and the influence of psychological factors tells us, it's that how we surround ourselves and how we think and feel about our lives really matters.

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A Testament to Character [Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:15:02 +0000]
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Character can be likened to a psychological "immune system" of sorts, insulating a person against both the slings and arrows and the many negative influences of this world -- and the admirable characters I've met in my life have clearly demonstrated to me the incredible power of just one person to make a significant difference.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds [Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
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