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Scientists Have Discovered New "Hybrid" Brain Cells That Can Send Signals Like Neurons

Scientists have discovered a new type of brain cell called astrocytes, which were thought to be only supportive cells, that can communicate with neurons using a chemical called glutamate. This challenges what we knew about the roles of different cells in the brain. The discovery may help us understand more about how the brain works and could lead to new research on conditions like epilepsy and Parkinson's disease.

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First Responders Heroically Rescued a Man From a Semi Truck Dangling Off a Bridge

In a heart-stopping moment, a semi truck driver in Florida found himself hanging over the edge of an overpass after losing control of his vehicle. Luckily, Palm Beach County Fire and Rescue arrived just in time to rescue him. The video posted on social media shows how first responders safely removed the driver from the dangling cab and took him to the hospital for evaluation. Despite previous accidents on this overpass caused by distracted drivers, this story ended happily thanks to the quick action of emergency crews.

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How Shifting to EVs Could Prevent Millions of Childhood Asthma Attacks

Imagine a future where children living near highways breathe clean air, thanks to zero-emission electric vehicles. A study by the American Lung Association shows that transitioning to electric cars could greatly improve the health and well-being of millions, especially those vulnerable to pollution-related illnesses. Efforts are already underway to adopt zero-emissions standards for vehicles. With bipartisan support and new regulations, cleaner air and healthier communities may soon become a reality for all Americans.

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A Belgian Boy is the First in the World to be Cured of This Rare Cancer

In a groundbreaking medical breakthrough, a young boy diagnosed with brain stem glioma defied the odds and saw his tumor completely disappear after an experimental treatment. Dr. Jacques Grill, who oversaw the case, described it as unprecedented in the world of medicine. This rare and lethal cancer affects only a few hundred children each year in the US and France but is now being studied more closely due to this remarkable outcome. Lucas' story offers hope for future treatments that could potentially save more lives from this devastating disease.

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This City Gives Away Free Wedding Dresses to First Responders and Veterans

Alfred Angelo, a New Jersey bridal boutique that closed its doors in 2017, generously donated hundreds of wedding dresses to Camden County under the condition that they go to military families and first responders. The "Salute the Dress" event, initially launched in 2019, resumed this month after a pandemic-induced hiatus. Brides-to-be, including retired Army motor sergeant Amala Sanders, expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to find the dress of their dreams.

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This Cat Taught Herself How to Use an iPad So She Could Watch Her Favorite Videos

In a heartwarming turn of events, artist Hannah Lu Anderson discovered her cat Artemis had learned to navigate an iPad all on her own. After observing Anderson's use of the tablet, Artemis surprised everyone by swiping and clicking with ease. Despite some skepticism, it seems Artemis has mastered the user interface enough to select videos for her entertainment - including one featuring ducks quacking in a creek. This tech-savvy feline has certainly taken independent learning to a whole new level!

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A New Type of Cancer Drug Can Shrink Hard-to-Treat Tumors

Exciting breakthroughs in cancer treatment have been made with new drugs called antibody-drug conjugates. These therapies are extending the lives of patients with cancers by targeting tumors more effectively than traditional chemotherapy. Researchers are optimistic about the future of ADCs, which spare healthy cells and offer hope for improved outcomes across a wide range of cancers. Companies are investing heavily in developing these powerful treatments to revolutionize cancer care and potentially move closer to finding cures.

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Beyoncé Latest Country Chart Topper Has Made History

Beyoncé made history by scoring her first No. 1 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Songs with "Texas Hold 'Em," a catchy ode to Texas from her upcoming album. This achievement marks a significant cultural shift in country music, breaking barriers for artists of color. Beyoncé also became the first woman to top both the country and R&B/hip-hop charts, solidifying her legendary 27-year career. Beyoncé's bold move into country music is celebrated as an authentic reflection of her Texas roots and diverse influences.

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Local Residents Just Helped a Stranded Dolphin Out to Sea

In a heartwarming rescue mission in Cornwall, a stranded dolphin was saved by a team of experts and local residents. The female mammal was safely brought ashore and given a clean bill of health after being stuck in mud at Place. With the help of a kind resident's boat, the dolphin was gently taken back to open sea where she quickly regained her strength and swam away happily. The inlet will be monitored to prevent future strandings as the community celebrates this successful rescue effort.

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Injured Ukrainian Soldiers Are Finding Healing Through Learning to Ski

Ukrainian soldier Serhii Khrapko, who lost limbs in combat, is training to represent Ukraine at the 2025 Invictus Games. He finds freedom and hope in adaptive sports like sit-skiing after facing Russian invasion for years. The upcoming Games will feature winter sports and bring over 500 competitors from 20 countries together on a journey of recovery. Despite ongoing challenges, Ukrainian veterans aim to inspire others with their resilience and determination to live life fully post-injury.

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New Studies Show the Positive Impact Tree Planting Has Had Over the Last Century

A recent study reveals that a century of reforestation efforts in the American East and Southeast has led to cooler temperatures in the region. The research shows how accelerated tree planting over the last 25 years could pay off significantly in the future. Forests cool land surfaces by 1.8 – 3.6°F annually compared to grasslands, with younger forests offering the most cooling effect. Scientists suggest planting trees not only absorbs carbon dioxide but also helps cities adapt to climate change by providing cooling effects against hot temperatures.

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First Responders Heroically Rescued a Man From a Semi Truck Dangling Off a Bridge

How Shifting to EVs Could Prevent Millions of Childhood Asthma Attacks

A Belgian Boy is the First in the World to be Cured of This Rare Cancer

This City Gives Away Free Wedding Dresses to First Responders and Veterans

This Cat Taught Herself How to Use an iPad So She Could Watch Her Favorite Videos

A New Type of Cancer Drug Can Shrink Hard-to-Treat Tumors

Beyoncé Latest Country Chart Topper Has Made History

Local Residents Just Helped a Stranded Dolphin Out to Sea

Injured Ukrainian Soldiers Are Finding Healing Through Learning to Ski

New Studies Show the Positive Impact Tree Planting Has Had Over the Last Century