• Default choices matter, especially for poorer, less educated individuals, study shows

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers took advantage of a resulting federal lawsuit against a fraudulent company to test default choice architecture when the optimal choice was clear: end the subscriptions.
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  • Researchers use RNA nanotechnology to program exosomes for delivering effective cancer therapies

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study shows that attaching antibody-like RNA nanoparticles to microvesicles can deliver effective RNA therapeutics such as small interfering RNA specifically to cancer cells.
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  • Precision nanomaterials may pave new way to selectively kill cancer cells

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have succeeded in taking the next step toward using human-made nanoscale compounds in the fight against cancer. A recent proof-of-concept study showed that dendrimers - which were first introduced in the 1980s - may be used to introduce compounds that essentially trick cancer cells into performing self-destructive tasks.
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  • Labeling matters: New study shows "snack foods" contribute to overeating

    Labeling matters: New study shows "snack foods" contribute to overeating

    7 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Food labels might not seem like a big deal, but more often than not, their messages and keywords shape your eating habits. Professor Jane Ogden and researchers from the University of Surrey studied the psychology of the words “snack” and “meal,” two terms that define many food products and influence consumer behavior. Their...
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