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Study uncovers stroke risk factors for pregnant women with preeclampsia
NEWS MEDICAL Women with preeclampsia, a common complication of pregnancy, face a heightened risk of stroke during pregnancy and postpartum if they have urinary tract infections, chronic high blood pressure,... 55 minutes
Trial shows promising results for new medicine in treating severe asthma patients
NEWS MEDICAL A trial led by a McMaster University respirology professor shows promising results for a new medicine for severe asthma patients. 55 minutes
The 'ideal' teacher? It's all in your mind
SCIENCE DAILY A study leverages the unvarnished opinions of Redditors to further our understanding of what makes a good educator. 2 hours
New research focuses on tracking health variables of professional race car driver with diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL New Michigan State University research is the first to help a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance... 3 hours
In His Words: Mark Zuckerberg addresses Harvard Class of '17
PHYS.ORG Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network. 5 hours
Brazil's public universities in crisis
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The 'ideal' teacher? It's all in your mind
PHYS.ORG Two Concordia researchers are turning to Reddit for a more accurate picture of public perceptions of teachers and teaching. 7 hours
tiny shells indicate big changes to global carbon cycle Tiny shells indicate big changes to global carbon cycle
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Experiments with tiny, shelled organisms in the ocean suggest big changes to the global carbon cycle are underway, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. 7 hours
First Juno science results supported by University of Leicester's Jupiter 'forecast'
PHYS.ORG New observations about the extreme conditions of Jupiter's weather and magnetic fields by University of Leicester astronomers have contributed to the revelations and insights coming from... 7 hours
Research could bring 'drastically' higher resolution to your TV and smartphone
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a new color changing surface tunable through electrical voltage - a breakthrough that could lead to three... 8 hours
nasa officials detail fy 2018 budget proposal NASA Officials Detail FY 2018 Budget Proposal
ASTRO WATCH The Trump administration released its Fiscal Year 2018 budget request for the federal government on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Much of what... 9 hours
Mountain honey bees have ancient adaptation for high-altitude foraging
PHYS.ORG Mountain-dwelling East African honey bees have distinct genetic variations compared to their savannah relatives that likely help them to survive at high altitudes, report Martin Hasselmann of the University of... 9 hours
Researchers discover size-sensing protein that controls glucose uptake and storage in fat cells
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered that a molecule which can sense the swelling of fat cells also controls a... 10 hours
Endoplasmic reticulum stress in the brain may cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
NEWS MEDICAL Disruptions in a protein folding process occurring in the brain, known as endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress, may cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, independent of... 10 hours
Brain images reveal roots of kids' increasing cognitive control
SCIENCE DAILY As children age into adolescence and on into young adulthood, they show dramatic improvements in their ability to control impulses, stay organized, and make decisions. Those 'executive functions' of the... 10 hours
In fruit fly and human genetics, timing is everything
PHYS.ORG Every animal starts as a clump of cells, which over time multiply and mature into many different types of cells, tissues, and organs. This is fundamental biology. Yet, the details... 11 hours
Toddler's gender influences the brain responses and behavior of fathers
NEWS MEDICAL A toddler's gender influences the brain responses as well as the behavior of fathers -- from how attentive they are to their child, to the types of language... 11 hours
Marmoset monkeys learn to call the same way human infants learn to babble
PHYS.ORG A baby's babbles start to sound like speech more quickly if they get frequent vocal feedback from adults. Princeton University researchers have... 11 hours
Researchers find crucial clue to manipulating reproduction in plants
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers, led by a plant cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside, has for the first time identified a small RNA species and its target gene... 11 hours
Apple's gift to schools: Free app development curriculum
PHYS.ORG Apple is creating a new curriculum designed to teach mobile app development to high school and college students with little to no prior coding experience. 12 hours
Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depression
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women's childbirth experiences and reduce their depression symptoms during pregnancy and the early postpartum period. 12 hours
Can fat 'feel' fat? Size-sensing protein controls glucose uptake and storage in fat cells
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered that a molecule which can sense the swelling of fat cells also... 12 hours
Scientists to probe dolphin intelligence using an interactive touchpad
PHYS.ORG Using optical technology specifically developed for this project, dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD, are at the center of research from an interdisciplinary team from Hunter College and... 13 hours
Changing climate could have devastating impact on forest carbon storage
PHYS.ORG New research from a multi-university team of biologists shows what could be a startling drop in the amount of carbon stored in the Sierra Nevada mountains due to... 14 hours
Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Professor YongKeun Park of the Physics Department at KAIST has developed an optical manipulation technique that can freely control the position, orientation, and... 14 hours
Harvard team creates a cold-atom Fermi–Hubbard antiferromagnet
PHYS.ORG (—A team at Harvard University has found a way to create a cold-atom Fermi–Hubbard antiferromagnet, which offers new insight into how electrons behave in solids. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the... 14 hours
Researchers find new way to control light with electric fields
PHYS.ORG Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields. 14 hours
Triple combination of ineffective antibiotics provides new weapon to fight against super bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL In the fight against super bacteria, University at Buffalo scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resistance. 14 hours
Coastal Peru was Rest Stop for Early Americans, Archaeologists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM A Vanderbilt University-led team of archaeologists has made a remarkable discovery in Peru: thousands of 15,000-... 14 hours
Your mobile phone can reveal whether you have been exposed to radiation
PHYS.ORG In accidents or terror attacks which are suspected to involve radioactive substances, it can be difficult to determine whether people nearby have been exposed... 15 hours
Teachers who write creatively can boost children's confidence in writing
PHYS.ORG Giving teachers time and support to become creative writers has helped them motivate their students, according to the findings of a two-year research project. 15 hours
Study of biodiversity suggests a small increase in size of protected areas could reap large rewards
PHYS.ORG (—A trio of researchers, two with Laboratoire d'Écologie Alpine in France and the other with Yale... 15 hours
Researchers replicate molten metal pouring behavior with newly developed simulation technology
PHYS.ORG Fujitsu Limited and Daido University Professor Yasuhiro Maeda have jointly developed new simulation technology that can accurately replicate splash and wave behavior in the surface of... 15 hours
Odd-petal-number states and persistent flows in spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
PHYS.ORG The quantum world is both elegant and mysterious. It is a sphere of existence where the laws of physics experienced in everyday life are broken—particles can exist in two places... 15 hours
researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells Researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development are getting a first glimpse... 16 hours
Smartphones could be changing the way we make moral decisions, says study
PHYS.ORG People using smartphones are more likely to make rational and unemotional decisions compared to PC users when presented with a moral dilemma on their... 17 hours
Researchers capture first cryo-EM snapshots of key cellular receptor in action
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a key cellular receptor in action. 17 hours
One in three hypertensive patients does not adhere to medications, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL One in three people who suffer from high blood pressure are failing to take medication as prescribed by their healthcare professionals, a new study... 18 hours
Summer rainfall in vulnerable African region can be predicted
PHYS.ORG Summer rainfall in one of the world's most drought-prone regions can now be predicted months or years in advance, climate scientists at the Met Office and the University of Exeter... 18 hours
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases share common crucial feature
MNT A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to cause damage when they... 19 hours
BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS
NEWS MEDICAL Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers are developing a new therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis using part of an existing FDA-approved drug that restores... 20 hours
New research proves the 'migrant work ethic' exists, in the short term
PHYS.ORG The received wisdom that migrant workers have a stronger 'work ethic' than UK-born workers is proven for the first time, in a new study... 20 hours
Penn psychologist shows how empathy can elicit both negative and positive health effects
NEWS MEDICAL When a close friend shares bad news, our instinct is to help. But putting ourselves in a friend's shoes, imagining how we... 1 day
Food photos on social media could be used to educate people about nutrition
NEWS MEDICAL Many of our social media feeds are dominated by beautiful, mouth-watering photos of food. These photos inspire some serious food envy but... 1 day
Researchers develop new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Oregon State University have developed two new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore,... 1 day
BU professor receives Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Award from ATS
NEWS MEDICAL Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, professor of medicine, pathology and bioinformatics at Boston University School of Medicine, is the inaugural recipient of the Research Innovation and Translation... 1 day
Frequent recreational cannabis use linked to increased risk of gum disease
NEWS MEDICAL Columbia University dental researchers have found that frequent recreational use of cannabis--including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil--increases the risk of gum disease. 1 day
SUNY Downstate researchers find three stressful work characteristics increasing in the U.S.
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center's School of Public Health have determined that two stressful work characteristics, low job control and "job strain" --... 1 day
researchers uncover new gravitational waves characteristics Researchers Uncover New Gravitational Waves Characteristics
ASTRO WATCH Monash University researchers have identified a new concept – ‘orphan memory’ - which changes the current thinking around gravitational waves. The research, by the... 1 day
New study finds $1m-per-mile economic impact of TVA reservoirs
PHYS.ORG Memorial Day Weekend is heralded the nation over as the unofficial start to summer. Schools have dismissed for the academic year, or soon will. The weather has warmed, and outdoor... 1 day
Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills
PHYS.ORG Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed by researchers at Florida International University. 1 day
Population only part of tornado casualty story
PHYS.ORG New research out of Florida State University shows that the strength of a tornado has a significantly larger effect than population on the number of casualties. 1 day
New modified toy car designs offer children with disabilities more options
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Oregon State University have developed two new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore,... 1 day
[Editors' Choice] Nanomedicine goes to school
Science Magazine Integration of engineering and immunological tools proposes design guidelines for nanoparticles that direct T cells toward specific phenotypes to control autoimmune disease. 1 day
Ochre use by Middle Stone Age humans in Porc-Epic cave persisted over thousands of years
PHYS.ORG Middle Stone Age humans in the Porc-Epic cave likely used ochre over at least 4,500 years, according to... 1 day
Some grizzly bears appear to target railways for foraging in Canadian national parks
PHYS.ORG Spilled grain, rail-killed ungulates, and the effects on other species of increased light and warmth may all attract grizzly bears to forage... 1 day
Scientists capture the first cryo-EM images of cellular target for type 2 diabetes in action
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy... 1 day
Need cash? Facebook expands personal fundraising tools
PHYS.ORG Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses. 1 day
Mindfulness training during childbirth can help cope with labor pain, reduce depression symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL Mindfulness may be good for new moms. A study this month from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of... 1 day
WATCH: Preschool teacher donating kidney to student's father
ABC NEWS Darreld Petersen, 34, will undergo a kidney transplant thanks to his son's teacher, Nancy Bleuer, 54, who is donating her organ to him on June 1. 1 day
Half of mayoral elections in six US states are unopposed
PHYS.ORG Approximately half of mayoral elections in six U.S. states are unopposed, and unopposed elections are on the rise, according to a report from the Center for Local Elections... 1 day
Nimble Robot Has Flexible, 3D-Printed Legs | Video
LIVE SCIENCE Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft robot that is capable of walking on rough surfaces, such as sand and pebbles. 1 day
Graecopithecus freybergi: Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, not Africa
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of paleoanthropologists, led by Professor Madelaine Böhme of the University of Tübingen, Germany, has analyzed... 2 days
Researchers develop molecule that may lead to first synthetic one-dose antimalarial
PHYS.ORG Researchers at LSTM, working in partnership with the University of Liverpool and other colleagues, have developed a molecule which has the potential to become the first... 2 days
LA lawns lose lots of water: 70B gallons a year
PHYS.ORG In summer 2010, Los Angeles was losing about 100 gallons of water per person per day to the atmosphere through the evaporation and plant uptake of lawns and... 2 days
Researchers combine two advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques
PHYS.ORG Is it possible to watch at the level of single cells how fish embryos become trout, carp or salmon? Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have successfully combined two very advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The... 2 days
Volunteers help astronomers find star that exploded 970 million years ago, predating the dinosaurs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Online volunteers, including a woman from Belgium and a Scottish man, have helped astronomers at The Australian National University (ANU)... 2 days
New book provides latest information on palliative care organization and delivery
NEWS MEDICAL Emeritus Professor Sheila Payne and Dr. Sean Hughes from Lancaster University have both contributed towards a new book 'Building Integrated Palliative Care Programmes and Services' published... 2 days
Drug-related cues increase craving, dopamine release in the brain of recreational cocaine users
NEWS MEDICAL Even among non-dependent cocaine users, cues associated with consumption of the drug lead to dopamine release in an area of the brain... 2 days
'Rosetta Stone' protein offers new mechanism of allostery
PHYS.ORG For years, an unsolved problem nagged at University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher Chad Petit, Ph.D. It involved an important biological phenomenon called allostery, a fundamental method of enzyme regulation that is... 2 days
Hormone boost makes wild seals spend more time with each other
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of St Andrews have discovered that grey seals are friendlier and want to spend more time with each other when their levels... 2 days
Scientists overcome pig genome flaw
PHYS.ORG Through her work, Dr Rebecca O'Connor in the School of Biosciences, found previously undiscovered, fundamental flaws in the pig genome, the results of which have contributed to improved mapping of the pig genome. 2 days
Research finds tornado damage impact could triple by end of 21st century
PHYS.ORG Tornadoes are one of the most unpredictable weather phenomena on Earth. Each year the United States, home to more tornadoes than any other country,... 2 days
Researchers discover way to make solar cells more efficient
PHYS.ORG When it comes to improving the efficiency of solar cells, a group of University of Wyoming professors has discovered a way to do so by adding manganese atoms—an alternate metal—to... 2 days
The competition between airlines and high-speed trains
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from two Spanish universities, UPM and URJC, in collaboration with MIT researchers, has developed a mathematical model that assesses the competition between both legacy and low-cost airlines, and high-speed trains.... 2 days
Researchers tackle autonomous vehicle security
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Texas A&M University researchers have developed an intelligent transportation system prototype designed to avoid collisions and prevent hacking of autonomous vehicles. Modern vehicles are increasingly autonomous, relying on sensors to provide information to automatically control them. They are... 2 days
New way to test self-driving cars could cut 99.9 percent of validation costs
PHYS.ORG Mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles... 2 days
Nanoalloys 10 times as effective as pure platinum in fuel cells
PHYS.ORG A new type of nanocatalyst can result in the long-awaited commercial breakthrough for fuel cell cars. Research results from Chalmers University of Technology and Technical University... 2 days
Tungsten and titanium compounds turn a common alkane into other hydrocarbons
PHYS.ORG A highly efficient catalyst that converts propane gas into heavier hydrocarbons has been developed by Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. (KAUST) researchers.... 2 days
Gravitational waves data suggest Goldilocks black holes are rare
PHYS.ORG Black holes can be divided into three classes according to mass. On the low end are those with masses 10 times that of the sun. Examples are the two black... 2 days
Study uncovers widespread leak risk for US underground natural gas storage wells
PHYS.ORG With the average well built in 1963, more than 1 in 5 active US underground natural gas storage (UGS) wells could be vulnerable to... 2 days
A fresh look inside the protein nano-machines
PHYS.ORG Proteins digest food, and fight infections and cancer, and serve other metabolic functions. They are basically nano-machines, each one designed to perform a specific task. But how did they evolve to match those needs,... 2 days
How to obtain highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells
PHYS.ORG Members of the Laboratory of New Materials for Solar Energetics, working at the Faculty of Material Sciences, in cooperation with their colleagues from the Faculty of... 2 days
NUS scientists develop novel handheld device for treatment of 'glue ear' in children
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment... 2 days
The secret to combating pancreatic cancer may lie in suppression of a common protein
MNT New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) shows new promise in the... 2 days
Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillation
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Aalborg... 2 days
Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Difficulties in initiating or maintaining sleep at middle-age are associated with an increased risk of dementia,... 2 days
Dual-task gait testing can be effective predictor of dementia, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are demonstrating that gait, or motion testing, while simultaneously performing a cognitively demanding... 2 days
New ACR toolkit offers online practice-specific resources to enhance patient engagement skills
NEWS MEDICAL The new American College of Radiology Radiologist's Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care offers online practice-specific resources to help radiologists enhance patient engagement skills... 2 days
Interpretation of initial ED ultrasound by radiologist reduces follow-up imaging
NEWS MEDICAL According to a study presented at the American College of Radiology annual meeting, the use of follow-up imaging is significantly less when initial emergency department ultrasound examinations are... 2 days
Cooking for longer time and adding onion could improve beneficial effects of tomato sofrito
NEWS MEDICAL Cooking tomato sofrito for a longer time -around an hour- and adding onion to this typical sauce of the Mediterranean... 2 days
Researchers identify key regulator gene for formation of cardiac valves
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland have identified a key regulator gene for the formation of cardiac valves - a process crucial to normal embryonic heart... 2 days
Pupil dilation could help predict depression risk following disaster-related stress
NEWS MEDICAL Pupil dilation could identify which individuals are at greatest risk for depression following disaster-related stress, and help lead to targeted interventions, according to new research from Binghamton University,... 2 days
Study shows how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukemia
NEWS MEDICAL A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukemia. 2 days
Social factors impact hospitals' readmission penalty measures, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers led by a University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty member found that measures to evaluate readmission rates at children's hospitals would be more accurate if... 2 days
Study: Abnormal proteins in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases share similar feature
NEWS MEDICAL A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability... 2 days
Why Occam's Razor Doesn't Apply to Physics
SPACE.COM According to astrophysicist and educator Ethan Siegel, this modus operandi of Occam's razor does not often suit the complicated world of physics. 2 days
latest dimming of kic 8462852 similar to previous ones says tabetha boyajian Latest Dimming of KIC 8462852 Similar to Previous Ones, Says Tabetha Boyajian
ASTRO WATCH Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian, who led the team that first detected strange behavior of the star KIC 8462852 (nicknamed “Tabby’s star”) revealed that... 2 days
Lizards may be overwhelmed by fire ants and social stress combined
PHYS.ORG Lizards living in fire-ant-invaded areas are stressed. However, a team of biologists found that the lizards did not exhibit this stress as expected after extended fire... 2 days
Naked Singularities Can Form in ‘Saddle-Shaped’ Universe, Physicists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of theoretical physicists at the University of Cambridge, UK, has used computer simulations to predict the... 2 days
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Researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells
Tiny shells indicate big changes to global carbon cycle
Volunteers help astronomers find star that exploded 970 million years ago, predating the dinosaurs
Researchers tackle autonomous vehicle security
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