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Alzheimer's drug cuts hallmark inflammation related to metabolic syndrome by 25 percent
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have repurposed an existing medication with healing properties traced to ancient Greeks. 5 hours
Sour Note: In Ancient Rome, Lemons Were Only for the Rich
LIVE SCIENCE Citrus trees — including lemon, orange, lime and pomelo trees — are native to Southeast Asia, so how on Earth did they end up in the... 5 hours
History's 1st Emoji? Ancient Pitcher Shows a Smiley Face
LIVE SCIENCE The iconic smiley face may seem like a modern squiggle, but the discovery of a smiley face-like painting on an ancient piece of pottery suggests that it may be much... 6 hours
3-D shape acquisition using water displacement as the shape sensor for the reconstruction of complex objects
PHYS.ORG A global team of computer scientists and engineers have developed an innovative technique that more completely... 7 hours
In saliva, clues to a 'ghost' species of ancient human
SCIENCE DAILY In saliva, scientists have found hints that a 'ghost' species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in sub-Saharan Africa today. The... 8 hours
Rare discovery of three new toad species in Nevada's Great Basin
SCIENCE DAILY Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom, report... 8 hours
In saliva, clues to a 'ghost' species of ancient human
PHYS.ORG In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa today. 9 hours
Rare discovery of three new toad species in Nevada's Great Basin
PHYS.ORG Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom. Discoveries... 9 hours
Study explores how socioeconomic factors impact severity of coronary artery disease
NEWS MEDICAL Historically, from the 1930's to the 1950's, the rate of cardiovascular disease in high-income countries was high. Since the mid-1970's, the rate of cardiovascular disease has... 9 hours
How scientists invent new colours
PHYS.ORG VIDEO For tens of thousands of years, humans have created colours through simple chemistry. At first we used dyes found in nature such as berries and charcoal. Later, new pigments were synthesised in the lab. 10 hours
New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb
SCIENCE DAILY Archeologists are studying the impact of intercultural contacts in Ancient Egypt. New excavations in Sudan have uncovered a tomb dating to around 1450 BC on the island of Sai in the Nile. 11 hours
Cow immunization may lead to new human vaccines and treatments for HIV, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Antibodies against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) have been obtained for the first time by injecting cows with an HIV... 14 hours
Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to autism in children
SCIENCE DAILY Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy seem to be at a slightly higher risk of autism than children of mothers with psychiatric disorders who were not treated with antidepressants during... 22 hours
Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change
PHYS.ORG In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began... 1 day
Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change
SCIENCE DAILY In 2014, a team of researchers found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 years ago) contained clues about how sea level... 1 day
Watch NASA's Apollo 11 Moonwalk Moments in this Archive Video
SPACE.COM Watch historic footage from July 20, 1969, as humanity made its first steps on the lunar surface. 1 day
Aboriginal community with strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land has lower suicide rates
SCIENCE DAILY A new study investigating mental health perceptions and practices of an aboriginal community in northern Ontario, and its... 1 day
Heritage and ancient grain project feeds a growing demand
SCIENCE DAILY After a century of markets dominated by a few types of wheat and white flour, ancient and heritage wheat varieties are making a comeback. Restaurants and bakeries that promote organic... 1 day
Man sent to psychiatric facility in fatal beating of mother
ABC NEWS A Connecticut man who beat his mother to death has been sent to a psychiatric hospital for 20 years 1 day
Heritage and ancient grain project feeds a growing demand
PHYS.ORG After a century of markets dominated by a few types of wheat and white flour, ancient and heritage wheat varieties are making a comeback. 1 day
Buried tools and pigments tell a new history of humans in Australia for 65,000 years
PHYS.ORG The question of when people first arrived in Australia has been the subject of lively debate among archaeologists, and one... 1 day
Humans Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago
LIVE SCIENCE A new study pushes back the first known evidence of human activity in Australia - to 65,000 years ago. 1 day
Bereaved N. Zealand family protests Japan's psychiatric care
ABC NEWS A New Zealand family says it wants to be a catalyst for change in mental health care in Japan following the death of a family member who went into cardiac arrest after... 2 days
First of its kind 45-day HERA mission incorporates sleep reduction for research purposes
NEWS MEDICAL After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open. This mission was the first... 2 days
[Research Articles] A single dose of peripherally infused EGFRvIII-directed CAR T cells mediates antigen loss and induces adaptive resistance in patients with recurrent glioblastoma
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What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing people
Science Magazine VIDEO Childlike affinity toward humans may have been a first step in domestication 2 days
Eighteen months after double hand transplant, child is now able to write, and feed and dress himself independently
SCIENCE DAILY The world's first double hand transplant in a child has been successful... 2 days
New animal models for hepatitis C could pave the way for a vaccine
SCIENCE DAILY In the rats that roam New York City's streets and tunnels, scientists have found a virus that resembles hepatitis C. They have... 2 days
Artifacts suggest humans arrived in Australia earlier than thought
SCIENCE DAILY Archeologists have found and dated artifacts in northern Australia that indicate humans arrived there about 65,000 years ago -- more than 10,000 years earlier than previously thought. 2 days
Artifacts suggest humans arrived in Australia earlier than thought
PHYS.ORG When and how the first humans made their way to Australia has been an evolving story. 2 days
Humans first settled in Australia as early as 65,000 years ago
SCIENCE-NEWS Australia may have said “G’day” to humankind thousands of years earlier than previously believed. 2 days
Goodbye HERA, hello sleep: NASA's HERA XIII crew returns home to slumber
PHYS.ORG After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open. This mission was the first... 2 days
Smallest particles and the vastness of the universe connected
SCIENCE DAILY Are density distributions of the vast universe and the nature of smallest particles related? Scientists have now revealed the connection between those two aspects, and argued that our universe could... 2 days
Cracking Codes: 5 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Deciphered
LIVE SCIENCE helped scholars decipher ancient Egyptian writing. Even so, there are still a number of ancient languages that await full decipherment. 3 days
MH370 search data unveils fishing hot spots, ancient geological movements
REUTERS SYDNEY (Reuters) - Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight... 3 days
MH370 search data unveils fishing hotspots, ancient geological movements
REUTERS SYDNEY (Reuters) - Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, released... 3 days
Individualistic practices and values increasing around the world
SCIENCE DAILY Individualism is thought to be on the rise in Western countries, but new research suggests that increasing individualism may actually be a global phenomenon. The findings show that increasing socioeconomic development is... 3 days
ancient massive asteroid impact could explain martian geological mysteries Ancient, Massive Asteroid Impact Could Explain Martian Geological Mysteries
ASTRO WATCH The origin and nature of Mars are mysterious. The planet has geologically distinct hemispheres with smooth lowlands in... 3 days
Scientists 'resurrect' ancient proteins to provide clues about molecular innovation
SCIENCE DAILY A growing body of research on the use of ancestral protein resurrection has been published in recent years to address a variety of issues on protein evolution and... 3 days
No, Congressman, There's No Evidence of an Ancient Mars Civilization
LIVE SCIENCE In case you were wondering, there's no evidence that Mars hosted an alien civilization thousands of years ago, or at any time, for that matter. 3 days
No, Congressman, There's No Evidence of an Ancient Mars Civilization
SPACE.COM In case you were wondering, there's no evidence that Mars hosted an alien civilization thousands of years ago, or at any time, for that matter. 3 days
Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids
SCIENCE DAILY Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol, is responsible for some of its euphoric effects,... 3 days
Dog domestication happened just once, ancient DNA study suggests
SCIENCE-NEWS DNA of ancient canines counters idea that dogs were domesticated twice, in Europe and Asia. 3 days
Titan simulations show importance of close two-way coupling between human and Earth systems
PHYS.ORG A new integrated computational climate model developed to reduce uncertainties in future climate predictions marks the first successful attempt to bridge Earth... 3 days
Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries
SCIENCE DAILY A colossal impact with a large asteroid early in Mars' history may have ripped off a chunk of the northern hemisphere and left behind a legacy of metallic elements in... 3 days
Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries
PHYS.ORG The origin and nature of Mars is mysterious. It has geologically distinct hemispheres, with smooth lowlands in the north and cratered, high-elevation terrain in the south. The red planet also... 3 days
New Mexico professor seeks to save moon-landing sites
PHYS.ORG A New Mexico State University anthropology professor is on a mission to save moon-landing sites. 3 days
Sibling bonding is stronger when dad's around
PHYS.ORG For many female mammals, mothers and maternal sisters dominate all aspects of an individual's social life. Emily Lynch of the University of Missouri, Columbia, in the US argues fathers might play a significant role,... 3 days
People domesticated dogs just once, ancient DNA study suggests
SCIENCE-NEWS DNA of ancient canines counters idea that dogs were domesticated twice, in Europe and Asia. 3 days
Evidence of impacts that structured the Milky Way galaxy
PHYS.ORG A team from the University of Kentucky's Department of Physics and Astronomy has observed evidence of ancient impacts that are thought to have shaped and structured our Milky Way galaxy. 3 days
Brain connectivity after 30 may predict psychological problems
SCIENCE DAILY Underdevelopment of the brain network underlying inhibition -- the ability to concentrate on a particular stimulus and tune out competing stimuli -- after 30 years of age is associated with self-reported psychological... 3 days
Low-dose anxiolytics can ameliorate social disadvantage related to trait anxiety
NEWS MEDICAL Psychologists speak of anxiety in two forms: "state" anxiety, which refers to anxiety arising from a particular situation; and "trait" anxiety, which refers to anxiety as part of... 4 days
Scientists 'resurrect' ancient proteins to provide clues about molecular innovation
PHYS.ORG Enzyme activity is determined by the structure of a particular region of a protein called the active site. The generation of completely new active sites capable of enzyme... 4 days
Did life begin on land rather than in the sea?
PHYS.ORG For three years, Tara Djokic, a Ph.D. student at the University of New South Wales Sydney, scoured the forbidding landscape of the Pilbara region of Western Australia looking... 4 days
Medical News Today: Underdeveloped brain network after 30 may impact mental health
MNT People who are underdeveloped in the brain region that is linked with inhibition after age 30 may be more likely to experience psychological problems. 4 days
Underdeveloped brain network after 30 may impact mental health
MNT People who are underdeveloped in the brain region that is linked with inhibition after age 30 may be more likely to experience psychological problems. 4 days
Screening those at risk of psychosis may help prevent violence, reduce stigma
SCIENCE DAILY A new study of young persons at clinical high-risk of developing psychosis has identified measures of violence potential that may be useful in predicting... 4 days
Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over
PHYS.ORG If you lean in for a kiss on the left you may be in the minority. A new study from an international team of... 4 days
MSU professor uses lessons from ancient skeletal remains to understand spread of modern diseases
NEWS MEDICAL ​A fascination with skeletons and the clues they provide about those who lived in the past led Molly Zuckerman to... 5 days
Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior
NEWS MEDICAL A new study of young persons at clinical high-risk of developing psychosis has identified measures of violence potential that may be useful in predicting both the... 5 days
Single Gene Linked to Evolutionary Rise of Multiple Mammalian Lineages
SCI-NEWS.COM Ancient, independent inactivations of the ucp1 gene, which encodes the uncoupling protein 1, or UCP1 (essential... 5 days
indian astronomers discover new giant supercluster Indian Astronomers Discover New Giant Supercluster
ASTRO WATCH A team of astronomers from India has detected a new extremely massive and large supercluster spanning at least 650 million light years across. The... 5 days
Elon Musk talks cars—and humanity's fate—with governors
PHYS.ORG Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization." 6 days
Earth’s Most Indestructible Creature Identified: Tardigrade
SCI-NEWS.COM Water-dwelling, eight-legged, segmented micro-animals called tardigrades will survive the risk of extinction from all astrophysical catastrophes, and be around for at least 10 billion... 1 week
First genomic biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in veterinary patients
SCIENCE DAILY Important biomarkers have been found in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease and congestive heart failure. This is the first biomarker discovery based on extracellular vesicles in... 1 week
This conch shell trumpet would be heard far and wide in the ancient world
Science Magazine New tool helps archaeologists “hear” history 1 week
University of Warwick researchers receive £1.5 million grant to tackle psychosis in India
NEWS MEDICAL University of Warwick researchers are to improve the lives of India's millions of psychosis sufferers. 1 week
FOXI3 gene is involved in dental cusp formation
PHYS.ORG Hairless dog breeds differ from other dogs not only by lacking a coat, but also in the number and nature of their teeth. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology... 1 week
How scientists invent new colours
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What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing people
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