Ari Daniel

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Encore: Perceiving without seeing: How light resets your internal clock

Monday, January 02, 2023

Human bodies use light to help tune their body clocks, and that's true even for some blind people. How does this work? It's a circadian mystery.

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Aaron Gordon seemed to suspend gravity with an incredible Christmas Day dunk

Monday, December 26, 2022

In a crucial moment during an overtime battle with the Phoenix Suns, Denver forward Aaron Gordon seemed to fly to the rim. Analysts are calling it the dunk of the year.

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The astonishing vanishing act of the glassfrog, revealed

Monday, December 26, 2022

A kind of transparent frog achieves near invisibility by hiding its red blood cells during the day, scientists found. "I had never seen anything like that," researcher Carlos Taboada says.

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Perceiving without seeing: How light resets your internal clock

Saturday, December 17, 2022

We mark our days by sunlight, with special receptors in our eyes that respond to light and help reset our body clocks each day. This man can't see, but is still a circadian wiz. Here's how.

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An elegant way to stop deadly Hendra virus spillovers from bats to horses ... to us

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

New research points to a surprising way to stop spillovers of Hendra virus, which is harbored by bats. It's not often that it jumps to horses, then humans, but when it does, the result are brutal.

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Amid vaccine shortages, Lebanon faces its first cholera outbreak in three decades

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Several crises in the country — including political instability, COVID and financial collapse — have created deteriorating conditions that have allowed the bacteria to spread.

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This urban mosquito threatens to derail the fight against malaria in Africa

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

The Anopheles stephensi is a well-known malaria mosquito, but still sort of new in Ethiopia, where it has caused dramatic, out-of-season outbreaks in ill-equipped cities, new research shows.

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Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system. Physicians are having to reuse gloves, use expired medications and deny patients care because of lack of resources and power.

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'Where is humanity?' ask the helpless doctors of Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region

Friday, October 14, 2022

Civil war has blockaded the country's northern region and decimated a hospital system that serves nearly 7 million people. Without basic supplies, power and medicine, thousands are needlessly dying.

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4 ways the world messed up its pandemic response — and 3 fixes to do better next time

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

A new report from the Lancet Commission sums up the many mistakes that have been made and offers proposals for a more effective global strategy if and when another pandemic should strike.

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This Massachusetts startup wants to track your sweat

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

We've got any number of devices we can strap to our bodies to track our footsteps, heart rate, and sleep patterns. Next up, possibly — sweat monitoring for precision rehydration and worker safety.

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Striving to outrace polio: What's it like living with the disease

Monday, August 29, 2022

As polio makes a comeback, Minda Dentler reflects on her life with the disease. Paralyzed as an infant in India, she's gone on to become a champion wheelchair triathlete and an immunization advocate.

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Ukrainian neurologist returns to Kyiv to care for patients affected by war

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Shortly after Russia's invasion, we heard from a Ukrainian neurologist about how she was able to continue her practice. Over the last 6 months, her work has changed significantly.

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Whatever happened to ... the caring Ukrainian neurologist who didn't let war stop her

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Dr. Aleksandra Shchebet fled Kyiv but resolved to help any way she could, from virtual visits to packing medical supplies. Now she's back home, tending to patients who are deeply affected by the war.

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New York counties gear up to fight a polio outbreak among the unvaccinated

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Polio is spreading in a few New York counties with low vaccination rates. Experts warn that other places in the U.S. could face the same challenge.

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Officials respond after polio samples were found in wastewater in 2 New York counties

Friday, August 19, 2022

In two New York counties, city health officials have been tackling a worrying trend: polio samples showing up in wastewater. In one county, a young adult became sick and paralyzed from the disease.

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Mosquitoes surprise researcher with their 'weird' sense of smell

Thursday, August 18, 2022

That's how neuroscientist Meg Younger describes her team's findings about how skeeters hone in on human aromas. And that could lead to better ways to keep us bite- and disease-free.

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TB is good at resisting antibiotics. Here are some new ideas to outsmart the bacteria

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Two new studies draw on data from more than 12,000 patients to help figure out ways to battle antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis.

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With supplies low, FDA authorizes plan to stretch limited monkeypox vaccine doses

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

The Biden administration is allowing the shot to be given between layers of skin — a method that only requires a fifth of the full dose — in order to increase vaccinations and slow the outbreak.

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The WHO declares monkeypox a public health emergency as cases pass 16,000 worldwide

Monday, July 25, 2022

The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a public health emergency of global concern. Here's what that means and where the U.S. stands in terms of treatments and vaccines.

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