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Article Image News Link • Global, Tom Hughes

A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that 31 percent of children identified as at risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at 12 months received a confirmed diagnosis of ASD by age 3 years.

Article Image News Link • Global, Cody Mooneyhan

Bethesda, MDUniversity of North Carolina scientists have uncovered a new strategy that may one day help people with cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder better clear the thick and sticky mucus that clogs their lungs and leads to

Article Image News Link • Global, Dina Spector

The folks at MinutePhysics have put together a brief 3-minute video to help regular people understand what the Higgs boson is — that tiny particle, also known as the "God Particle," which scientists think gives mass to matter.

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Richard Luscombe, The Guardian

Health officials in Florida hastened their closure of the nation’s only dedicated tuberculosis hospital on cost-cutting grounds as one of the worst outbreaks of the deadly disease in 20 years was taking a grip on the state, it has been revealed.

Article Image News Link • Global, by Francie Diep

There's the science, and then there's the glitter. As researchers celebrate the best-yet evidence of the existence of the Higgs boson, some are already thinking about who's going to get the Nobel Prize in physics for the seminal discovery.