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Scientists study the evolutionary origins of coronary arteries

Coronary arteries are a vital part of the human heart, providing it with oxygen-rich blood so that it can work. By comparing the hearts of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and frogs, a multi-institutional team of researchers ...

Liquid smoke treatments may enhance a plant's natural defenses

Richard Ferrieri never thought a simple bottle of liquid smoke would change the trajectory of his team's research. Originally, Ferrieri and a team of researchers at the University of Missouri focused on studying how soil, ...

How blood vessels remember a stroke

The vascular system within our body provides a constant flow of nutrients, hormones and other resources, thus ensuring efficient transport. The researchers Komal Bhattacharyya, David Zwicker, and Karen Alim investigated in ...

Fungi may lead to cheaper cancer treatment

Cheaper anti-cancer drugs for humans might ultimately stem from a new study by University of Guelph scientists into a kind of microbial "bandage" that protects yew trees from disease-causing fungi.

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