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Three U.S. Scientists win Nobel Prize for work on circadian rhythms International,News,Sci/Tech

By: Brett McGarry Whether suffering from jet lag, feeling out of sync working a night shift or hitting the afternoon wave of tiredness, people experience the workings of the internal body clock, also known as the circadian rhythm. Now three scientists from the United States, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, have been awarded

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Public health and safety to be jeopardized by Federal budget cuts: survey Politics,Sci/Tech

by Jon Mace Science budget cuts and changes to policy at the hands of the federal government are damaging scientists’ ability to serve the public, a new study suggests. Between the 2012-2013 and the 2015-2016 fiscal years, a total of $2.6 billion is slated to be cut from ten federal science departments. According to newly

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Scientist make breakthrough on sleep patterns, study says Life,News

By Andrea Fernandes A group of scientists in Montreal say a big breakthrough has brought them one step closer to helping many people finally get a good night’s sleep. In a press release this week, scientists at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal said they discovered a link that recognizes how the rapid

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