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Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain and exacerbates existing injuries, research shows
NEWS MEDICAL Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain in 10 per cent of people and exacerbates 21 per cent of existing injuries, University of Sydney research shows. 1 hour
Acupuncture may not be effective treatment for infertility in women with PCOS
NEWS MEDICAL Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according... 2 hours
UBC expert focuses on connection between parental sanity and infant sleep
NEWS MEDICAL Your child's sleep problems may be making you depressed and unsure of your parenting skills, says a new paper by UBC sleep expert and nursing professor... 2 hours
Too Much Tech Tied to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
LIVE SCIENCE People as young as college age are now showing early signs of developing the painful condition carpal tunnel syndrome, a new study suggests. 6 hours
Study finds link between gene mutation and retinitis pigmentosa in U.S. Hispanic families
NEWS MEDICAL Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a... 11 hours
Ingredient found in soap can alter 'wettability' of your skin
PHYS.ORG It's possible to alter the wettability of your skin using an ingredient commonly found in cosmetic cleaners, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New... 11 hours
Lake harvests are likely more fruitful than we knew
PHYS.ORG Harvests from freshwater fisheries such as the Great Lakes could total more than 12 million tons a year globally and contribute more to global food supplies and economies than previous... 11 hours
Western University neuroscientist launches world's largest sleep-and-cognition study
NEWS MEDICAL Renowned Western University neuroscientist Adrian Owen has launched the world's largest sleep-and-cognition study to help researchers learn the effects on our brains of sleep and sleep deprivation. 12 hours
Astronomers Without Borders Focuses on Bringing Eclipse Science to All
SPACE.COM Inspired by the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is launching a nationwide science and astronomy educational program, targeting underserved communities. 12 hours
Physicists Discover Two Low-Temperature Forms of Liquid Water
SCI-NEWS.COM A Stockholm University-led team of physicists has discovered two low-temperature phases of liquid water with large differences in structure and... 12 hours
Discrimination, lack of diversity, and societal risks of data mining highlighted in big data
PHYS.ORG A special issue of Big Data presents a series of insightful articles that focus on Big Data and Social and... 13 hours
Slow motion makes football referees more likely to give a red card
PHYS.ORG Video assistant refereeing in football has to be used with caution. Researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, have shown that refs are... 13 hours
Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks
PHYS.ORG Recognising the complexity of cyber attacks and the multi-stakeholder nature of tackling cyber security are the key components of a new data-driven cyber security system being developed by experts led... 13 hours
Socioeconomic status during childhood related to left ventricular structure, diastolic function in adult life
NEWS MEDICAL The multicentre trial coordinated by the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku shows... 14 hours
Friend or foe? Manganese concentration in drinking water needs attention, researchers say
PHYS.ORG In the world of heavy metal poisoning, arsenic may have found a sidekick—and it's one that needs more research to understand its influence on... 14 hours
Groundbreaking discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes
PHYS.ORG For the first time ever, astronomers at The University of New Mexico say they've been able to observe and measure the orbital motion between two supermassive black holes hundreds of... 14 hours
Tech company video ads still dominated by white males
PHYS.ORG Consumer tech companies that are serious about attracting more women and people from minority groups into their workforce might want to revisit the video advertisements featured on their websites. Although... 14 hours
How grassland management without the loss of species works
PHYS.ORG The intensive management of grasslands is bad for biodiversity. However, a study by the Terrestrial Ecology Research Group at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has brought a ray of... 14 hours
Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A large-scale effort to reduce childhood obesity in two low-income Massachusetts communities resulted in some modest improvements among schoolchildren over a relatively short period of time, suggesting that such a comprehensive approach... 15 hours
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy under real ambient pressure conditions
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), Innovation Research Center for Fuel Cells, University of Electro-Communications, Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, and JASRI (Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute), have improved... 15 hours
How many protozoa are in the water we drink?
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) have analysed drinking water and detected oocysts of Cryptosporidium and cysts of Giardia, two protozoa that cause outbreaks of diarrhoea in humans. The... 15 hours
What makes stem cells into perfect allrounders
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have discovered the protein that enables natural embryonic stem cells to form all body cells. In the case of embryonic stem cells maintained... 15 hours
Scientists Say Mass Extinction of Marine Megafauna Occurred 2-3 Million Years Ago
SCI-NEWS.COM A previously unknown mass extinction may have killed up to a third of large marine animals 2-3 million years ago, according to an international... 15 hours
From bug to drug—tick saliva could be key to treating heart disease
PHYS.ORG Proteins found in tick saliva could be used to treat a potentially fatal form of heart disease, according to new Oxford University research. 16 hours
Innate immune cells of myeloid lineage play central role in AD pathogenesis than previously thought
NEWS MEDICAL Many genes linked to late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) are expressed in myeloid cells and regulated by a single... 16 hours
In our dis-unified nation, healing must start from within, says psychologist
PHYS.ORG Our nation is divided, says Josh Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, perhaps more than any time since the Civil... 16 hours
Why many high-achieving Indigenous students are shunning university
PHYS.ORG Indigenous students remain vastly underrepresented in higher education in Australia. According to Universities Australia, Indigenous people comprise 2.7% of Australia's working age population but only 1.6% of university domestic student enrolments. 16 hours
A possible explanation for why no intermediate sized black holes have been found
PHYS.ORG (—A pair of researchers, one with the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel the other with Princeton University in the U.S. has... 16 hours
New way to form close double black holes
PHYS.ORG A team of three Dutch astronomers from the University of Amsterdam and Leiden University found a new way to form two black holes that orbit each other for quite a while and... 16 hours
Using mathematical methods to study complex biological networks
PHYS.ORG Complex biological processes such as metabolism often involve thousands of compounds coupled by chemical reactions. These process chains are described by researchers as chemical reaction networks. Researchers from the University of Luxembourg... 17 hours
Chemists turn metal catalysis on its head for a sustainable future
PHYS.ORG Nagoya University researchers take a nonintuitive approach to metal catalysis for selective conversion of biomass into high-value chemical products under mild conditions. 17 hours
How the American public views the relationship between climate change and security
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Center on Terrorism at John Jay College of Criminal Justice reported new data concerning how the American public views the relationship... 17 hours
Heightened risk in rice? Researchers discover the toxicity of thioarsenates for plants
PHYS.ORG Rice is a staple food in many regions of the world. However, it sometimes contains levels of arsenic that are hazardous to our health.... 17 hours
scientists develop an innovative method for filling and sealing pleural cavities Scientists develop an innovative method for filling and sealing pleural cavities
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers from the University of Alicante Adhesion and Adhesive Lab and the Thorax Surgery Service from the Albacete University Hospital Complex have developed a new method... 18 hours
Student-Made Rocket Tops 30,000 Feet, Wins 1st 'Spaceport America Cup'
SPACE.COM A student team from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, took top honors last weekend at the 2017 Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico. 18 hours
Saving the planet with flexible electronics
PHYS.ORG "My research on organic photovoltaic (OPVs) devices reflects my fascination with electronic gadgets and concerns about the environment," says Varun Vohra, tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Engineering Science, UEC, Tokyo. "So I want to... 18 hours
Expedition aims to discover how melting ice is affecting supplies of nutrients in the sea
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, is preparing to take part in research expedition... 19 hours
Method assesses instructor performance in 'freeform classroom'
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Engineering education researchers have developed a method to assess the effectiveness of instructors who are using an innovative teaching approach that could play a role in boosting the number and quality of engineering graduates. 19 hours
Drought hits ageing farmers, poor performing farms hardest
PHYS.ORG Older farmers and those whose farms are high in debt with lower rates of return are more likely to intend to quit farming during times of water scarcity when the property market... 19 hours
Self-affirmation plays role in minority students' college success
PHYS.ORG Having minority middle school students write a series of self-affirmation exercises focusing on core values improved the odds that the students would pursue college tracks in school, according to Stanford scholars. 19 hours
Lack of sleep increases risk for stress-related inflammation among married couples
NEWS MEDICAL A lack of sleep doesn't just leave you cranky and spoiling for a fight. Researchers at The Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research say... 21 hours
Community-dwelling adults with dementia at risk of potentially fatal antipsychotic usage
NEWS MEDICAL Off-label use of antipsychotic medications to treat patients with dementia has reduced dramatically in recent years due to education programs warning of increased risk of death. 22 hours
Premature infants have greater risk of SIDS than full-term babies
NEWS MEDICAL Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics... 22 hours
Regular walking breaks and continuous physical activity lower fatty acid levels linked to clogged arteries
NEWS MEDICAL Many people spend increasing time sitting during their work days, but breaking things up with regular brisk walks,... 22 hours
High intake of vegetable protein may protect women from early menopause
NEWS MEDICAL Results of a new study from epidemiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that long-term, high intake... 22 hours
Cancers manipulate natural cell process to promote their survival, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer tumors manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progress of the disease, according to new research... 23 hours
Researchers uncover three-dimensional structure of tetanus toxin protein
NEWS MEDICAL "Our discovery could be used to design new medicines", says Pål Stenmark, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University. 23 hours
Scientists perform research on human gait assistance by means of ankle-foot exoskeletons
NEWS MEDICAL The Biomechanics and Motor Control research unit of the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences of Ghent University performs research on human gait assistance... 1 day
Premature infants at greater risk of SIDS
SCIENCE DAILY Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics that hospital NICU's provide more safe... 1 day
Researchers demonstrate how some genes evolved from an immune function to an olfactory role in some mammals
PHYS.ORG Mammals possess several lines of defense against microbes. One of them is activated when... 1 day
Water exists as two different liquids
PHYS.ORG We normally consider liquid water as disordered with the molecules rearranging on a short time scale around some average structure. Now, however, scientists at Stockholm University have discovered two phases of the liquid with large differences... 1 day
How AI helped auction off $19 billion worth of radio spectrum
PHYS.ORG Mobile phone carriers scooped up airwaves no longer needed by television broadcasters last March in a $19-billion auction designed by UBC and Stanford University researchers. 1 day
Formation of artificial cells with a skeletal support reinforcement to withstand application realized
PHYS.ORG A research group of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Keio University and Tohoku University have successfully developed... 1 day
Report reveals improvements and persistent inequities in college access and success in NYC
PHYS.ORG A new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools provides an in-depth look at high school students' pathways into... 2 days
Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100
PHYS.ORG In the year 2100, 2 billion people - about one-fifth of the world's population - could become climate change refugees due to rising ocean levels. Those who once... 2 days
Cloning thousands of genes for massive protein libraries
PHYS.ORG Discovering the function of a gene requires cloning a DNA sequence and expressing it. Until now, this was performed on a one-gene-at-a-time basis, causing a bottleneck. Scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick in... 2 days
Using 'sticky' nanoparticles, researchers develop strategy to boost body's cancer defenses
PHYS.ORG After radiation treatment, dying cancer cells spit out mutated proteins into the body. Scientists now know that the immune system can detect these proteins and kill... 2 days
Previously unknown extinction of marine megafauna discovered
PHYS.ORG Over two million years ago, a third of the largest marine animals like sharks, whales, sea birds and sea turtles disappeared. This previously unknown extinction event not only had a consid-erable impact on the... 2 days
One billion suns: World's brightest laser sparks new behavior in light
PHYS.ORG Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeing an everyday phenomenon in a new light. 2 days
Panda love spreads to benefit the planet
PHYS.ORG Loving pandas isn't just a feel-good activity. Recent Michigan State University (MSU) work shows China's decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for... 2 days
Fish Consumption Linked to Lower Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers has... 2 days
'I wanna be white!' Can we change race?
PHYS.ORG Few academics expect to find their work hotly debated in the New York Times. Those who publish in feminist philosophy journals can reasonably expect a certain degree of obscurity. How then did... 2 days
New bone identification method will help the study of past human societies
PHYS.ORG A new technique enabling archaeologists to distinguish between the bones of sheep and goats has been developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield. 2 days
Researchers measure light fields in 3-D
PHYS.ORG Researchers from TU Graz and the University of Graz present the new method of 3-D-plasmon tomography in Nature Communications. 2 days
More than meets the eye to ulcer-inducing bacterial protein
PHYS.ORG Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function of an important bacterial protein in Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium... 2 days
Hot cities spell bad news for bees
PHYS.ORG A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. 2 days
Researchers Uncover Origins of Solar Spicules
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of solar physicists from the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, University of Oslo and Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory has built... 2 days
Near instantaneous evolution discovered in bacteria
PHYS.ORG How fast does evolution occur? In certain bacteria, it can occur almost instantaneously, a University at Buffalo molecular biologist has discovered. 2 days
Researchers explore whether climate change could bring tropical viruses to Europe
PHYS.ORG The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas. Researchers at the University of Bayreuth and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control... 2 days
Gays and lesbians who feel supported are more certain about retirement prospects
PHYS.ORG Gay men and Lesbians who don't feel socially supported feel less secure about their retirement than heterosexual adults, a study from the University of... 2 days
New hope for eczema from nitric oxide
NEWS MEDICAL According to a latest study, there may be new avenues for treatment of eczema, a common allergic condition of the skin. According to the researchers at the University of Edinburgh, on exposure to sunlight,... 2 days
dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol Dutch Astronomers Discover Recipe to Make Cosmic Glycerol
ASTRO WATCH A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in... 2 days
Reintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugs
NEWS MEDICAL The American College of Rheumatology today applauded the leadership of Rep. David McKinley and Rep. G.K. Butterfield in reintroducing H.R. 2999, the Patients' Access to Treatment Act. 3 days
Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closure
ABC NEWS A strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases 4 days
Newly discovered antibiotic could help treat drug-resistant tuberculosis
NEWS MEDICAL A newly discovered antibiotic, produced by bacteria from a cystic fibrosis patient, could be used to treat cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). This is the finding of a team of scientists from... 4 days
Meharry, MTSU collaborate to increase primary care physicians for underserved areas in Tennessee
NEWS MEDICAL Leaders from Meharry Medical College and Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Thursday (June 22) to develop an accelerated pathway for... 4 days
MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia
NEWS MEDICAL A Mississippi State University researcher is developing new miniature models to better understand the factors that lead to heart disease... 4 days
Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
NEWS MEDICAL Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick,... 4 days
Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality
PHYS.ORG An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide along... 4 days
Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Toronto have uncovered the first molecular steps that lead to immune... 4 days
Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL An exercise program comprised of gentle exercises and taught by home care aides can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities,... 4 days
Scientists create wearable diagnostic biosensor that can detect three diabetes-related compounds
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that... 4 days
Study looks at role of race, gender in predicting heart attack symptoms in emergency department
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the George Washington University found that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients' risk... 4 days
Study finds increase in early stage breast cancer diagnoses after Affordable Care Act took effect
NEWS MEDICAL A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer... 4 days
Researchers Solve Millennia-Old Mystery of ‘Bright Nights’
SCI-NEWS.COM Dating back to the first century CE, philosophers, scientists, and reporters have noted the occasional occurrence of the phenomena known as ‘bright... 4 days
Weight Bias May Show Up in School Kids As Young As 9
LIVE SCIENCE School-age kids may be biased against their peers who are overweight or obese and not even know it, a new study finds. 4 days
The effects of external cues on individual and collective behavior of shoaling fish
Science Magazine Collective animal behavior is an emergent phenomenon arising from the local interactions of the members of animal groups. Considerable progress has been... 4 days
Bioengineers create more durable, versatile wearable for diabetes monitoring
PHYS.ORG Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds... 4 days
Team launches 'comb and copter' system to map atmospheric gases
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder have demonstrated a new mobile, ground-based system that could scan and map... 4 days
Is it okay for children to count on their fingers?
PHYS.ORG Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using their hands when learning maths. But a... 5 days
Researchers develop mathematical method for defining electoral districts
PHYS.ORG For democratic elections to be fair, voting districts must have similar sizes. When populations shift, districts need to be redistributed - a complex and, in many countries, controversial task when political parties... 5 days
Turtle go-slow zone extensions needed
PHYS.ORG James Cook University marine scientists are calling for an extension of go-slow zones in turtle habitats to reduce boat strikes on the threatened creatures. 5 days
Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits
NEWS MEDICAL For college students, summer can be the time for a new lesson: how to take charge of their health. 5 days
Is it okay for children to count on their fingers?
SCIENCE DAILY Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using their hands when learning maths. But a... 5 days
'Star dust' wasp is a new extinct species named after David Bowie's alter ego
SCIENCE DAILY During her study on fossil insects at China's Capitol Normal University, a student visited the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural... 5 days
Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities
PHYS.ORG Dramatic differences in chimp societies, discovered by researchers at the University of St Andrews, reveal variations in social status and sharing food, as seen in human cultures. 5 days
Consuming more fish could reduce symptoms of arthritis, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School shows that increased intake of fish reduces the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. The study has... 5 days
medical city frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO One of the most common birth defects in newborn baby boys is never discussed, never seen in the media and rarely mentioned in medical... 5 days
Iconic river red gums threatened by rising CO2 levels
PHYS.ORG Australia's iconic and most widespread tree species the river red gum is under serious threat by rising CO2 levels and their survival may depend on curbing carbon emissions, a study... 5 days
Energetic cost of the entatic state of cytochrome c quantified
PHYS.ORG (—A team of researchers at Stanford University has used ultrafast x-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy to quantify the entatic state of cytochrome c. In their paper published in... 5 days
Mars is Flat, deal with it
Scientists develop an innovative method for filling and sealing pleural cavities
Method assesses instructor performance in 'freeform classroom'
hitchBOT creators to study how AI and robots can help patients
Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects
Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study
Greenland shark expedition returns with new data and spectacular footage