A tried-and-true equation is helping researchers make a model of the gut microbiome. That could pave the way for one day tweaking it to boost health.
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A new COVID-19 model shows how many people over 65 with underlying conditions could be hospitalized. It also digs into underreporting of the pandemic.
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The huge machine keeps ice at the right temperature to examine how melting glaciers slide. It led to a new "slip law" to benefit future research.
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A new discovery about brain formation could one day one day allow bioengineers to coax stem cells to grow into replacement body parts.
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Dogs process numerical quantities in a brain region similar to the one humans use, which could shed light on the evolution of "numerosity."
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"[C]hildren's brains function similarly regardless of their gender..." according to a new neuroimaging study on math ability in boys and girls.
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A readiness test can accurately predict which kids will be doing well in school 18 months later and who could use some more support.
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When learning feels like a struggle, don't think you're just not a "math person" or the like. A new book says to remember that's how improvement happens.
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