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Hunting down hidden dangers and health benefits of urban fruit

Forgotten trees from long lost orchards and 20th-century city landscaping are being rediscovered in urban areas, and their fruits are proving not only largely free of urban pollutants, but more nutritious than their retail counterparts.
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Mycologist says our close relatives break the bounds of biology

The mushroom nicknamed “death cap” made headlines this summer when it poisoned Syrian refugees fleeing through Eastern Europe. But it was cooperation, not toxicity, that attracted one researcher to Amanita phalloides.
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Blackouts and near drownings may signal sudden death risk

Blackouts and near drowning events may signal an increased risk of sudden death, reveals new research. Such events point to long QT syndrome, a genetic heart condition that can be undetected or misdiagnosed as epilepsy or a panic attack.
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Capacitor breakthrough

In the movie ‘Back to the Future,’ Doc Brown and Marty McFly landed in the future in their DeLorean, with time travel made possible by a ‘flux capacitor.’ Today, capacitors are key components of portable electronics to electric cars, providing fast delivery of energy but poor storage capacity. Researchers now report a new approach to increasing storage ability.
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