The Mets Lead MLB in Hit by Pitches. Here’s One Reason Why.

With Mets batters being hit by pitches at a high rate this season, the team is running out of patience and looking for answers. At least one Mets player thinks there is a culprit: the baseballs Major League Baseball is using this season. The reason for the Mets’ frustration is clear: First baseman Pete Alonso … Read more

Observation of a linked-loop quantum state in a topological magnet

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β-Hydroxybutyrate suppresses colorectal cancer

Dekker, E., Tanis, P. J., Vleugels, J. L. A., Kasi, P. M. & Wallace, M. B. Colorectal cancer. Lancet 394, 1467–1480 (2019). Article  Google Scholar  Brenner, H., Kloor, M. & Pox, C. P. Colorectal cancer. Lancet 383, 1490–1502 (2014). Article  Google Scholar  Beyaz, S. et al. High-fat diet enhances stemness and tumorigenicity of intestinal progenitors. … Read more