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Researchers shed new light on molecular pump that ejects anticancer agents
NEWS MEDICAL Sometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. Cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs meant to kill them.... 3 hours
People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees less likely to suffer from mental health
NEWS MEDICAL People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to... 3 hours
Study finding suggests new ways in which genetic mutations may cause brain disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Many kids say they love their mom and dad equally, but there are times when even the best prefers one parent over... 3 hours
Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
PHYS.ORG People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to research by academics at... 4 hours
Pitt study sheds light on shared roots of schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL An in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh points to eight... 13 hours
New study finds huge problem of multi-drug resistant infections among children
NEWS MEDICAL In a new, first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found a 700-percent surge in infections caused by bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae family... 13 hours
New trial examines use of nanotechnology to improve delivery of drugs to HIV patients
NEWS MEDICAL Successful results of a University of Liverpool-led trial that utilised nanotechnology to improve drug therapies for HIV patients has been... 14 hours
Study reveals inaccuracy of exercise test that could lead to unnecessary open heart surgeries
NEWS MEDICAL An approved international test to check whether people need open heart surgery could be sending twice as many people under... 15 hours
Presence of day cares not linked to community risk of whooping cough among kids, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Among parents, you often hear these four words: "Kids are germ factories." But a new study out of Drexel University's... 15 hours
New tool to map RNA-DNA interactions could help researchers translate gene sequences into functions
PHYS.ORG Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new tool to identify interactions between RNA and DNA... 17 hours
the ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials The ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Origami-inspired materials use folds in materials to embed powerful functionality. However, all that folding can be pretty labor intensive. Now, researchers at the Harvard... 17 hours
New structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer drugs
PHYS.ORG Sometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. Cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs... 18 hours
New York schools help Cornell monitor local waterways for invasive species
PHYS.ORG Invasive aquatic species like round goby, Asian carp, and sea lamprey are a growing problem in New York State. Their presence impacts water quality, food supply,... 18 hours
Study catalogs the complex flavors of American-made goat cheese
PHYS.ORG Nutty? Salty? Soapy? Goaty? Those are some of the descriptions Kansas State University and K-State Olathe researchers list in a new flavor lexicon that characterizes goat cheeses made in the... 20 hours
Bristol and BT collaborate on massive MIMO trials for 5G wireless
PHYS.ORG The quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities... 20 hours
Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins
NEWS MEDICAL After a heart attack, it is important for patients to take medication that lowers cholesterol levels. In a... 20 hours
Researchers use holography to improve nanophotonic circuits
PHYS.ORG Nanophotonic circuits, tiny chips which filter and steer light, suffer from small random variations which degrade the transmission of light. Researchers have now found a way to compensate those variations, which may lead to... 22 hours
Scientists generate a new plasmid-based reverse genetics system for rotaviruses
PHYS.ORG Rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe diarrhea and kill hundreds of thousands of infants a year. Although current vaccines are effective in preventing aggravation of rotaviruses,... 23 hours
High levels of chemicals found in indoor cats
PHYS.ORG A study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes. The study... 23 hours
Ancient Pictish Murder Victim's Face Digitally Recreated | Video
LIVE SCIENCE Scientists at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) at the University of Dundee in Australia digitally recreated the face of a Pictish man murdered about 1,400 years ago... 23 hours
Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL A landmark study conducted by the University of Southern California and published this week in the journal Cell provides hope for restoring insulin production in patients with diabetes.... 23 hours
Naomi Oreskes: Why Should We Believe In Science?
NPR In school, we're taught we should trust science because the scientific method leads to measurable results and hard facts. But Naomi Oreskes says the process of inquiry doesn't end there. 23 hours
Paleontologist suggests path to flight for dinosaurs not as straight as thought
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Stephen Brusatte, a fellow in Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Edinburgh in the U.K. has published a Perspective piece in the journal Science... 24 hours
Tiny mutation makes plants less resistant to stressful conditions
PHYS.ORG Scientists from The University of Western Australia have identified a tiny mutation in plants that can influence how well a plant recovers from stressful conditions, and ultimately impact a plant's... 24 hours
Researchers describe how sperm can lose their way
PHYS.ORG Sperm tails are actually complex propellant and navigational devices that help push them through fluids and navigate around complex terrain of the female oviduct. Now researchers at Yale and Harvard Universities have... 24 hours
Two types of sensors that provide information on vineyard water status are designed
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre have designed two types of sensors whose innovative technologies obtain information on the water status... 24 hours
Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Discovery of a dual role played by the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase 1 (PGK1) may indicate a new therapeutic... 24 hours
Study: Brain Produces Fructose from Glucose
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers, fructose is converted in the human brain from glucose. The finding, published in... 1 day
Researchers develop surprising technique for ultrashort laser pulses
PHYS.ORG Pulse lasers built entirely on optical fibers are increasingly used by industry. Optical scientists from the Warsaw Laser Centre of the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and... 1 day
Crumpled Mylar found to hold memory of how long it was crumpled
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A small team of researchers at Harvard University has found that crumpled sheets of Mylar hold a memory of how long they were crumpled.... 1 day
Polymer additive could revolutionize plastics recycling
PHYS.ORG When Geoffrey Coates, the Tisch University Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, gives a talk about plastics and recycling, he usually opens with this question: What percentage of the 78 million tons of plastic used annually... 1 day
Electrons use DNA like a wire for signaling DNA replication
PHYS.ORG In the early 1990s, Jacqueline Barton, the John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry at Caltech, discovered an unexpected property of DNA—that it can act... 1 day
Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits
NEWS MEDICAL A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre shows that physician-delivered step count prescriptions, combined with the use... 1 day
students complete spacecraft communications training course Students complete spacecraft communications training course
ESA As we launch ever-more advanced spacecraft to probe our Solar System and investigate space beyond, the question of efficient and reliable communications is of... 1 day
Initial diagnosis of acute kidney injury may be inaccurate for many patients, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found that, for many patients, an initial diagnosis of "acute kidney injury" may... 1 day
Researchers develop free mobile app to help dementia patients and their families
NEWS MEDICAL Want to learn everything there is to know about dementia? There's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College... 1 day
Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL The 600,000 older Australians who suffer from back pain have a 13 per cent increased risk of dying from any... 1 day
Innovative treatment for depression in older people is effective, conclude researchers
MNT An innovative psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, say researchers at the University of York. 1 day
Researchers develop new assay for measuring underlying autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis patients
NEWS MEDICAL Current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis relieve the inflammation that leads to joint destruction, but the immunologic defect that triggers the inflammation persists to cause... 1 day
NSAIDs could potentially be repurposed as life-saving treatment for sepsis, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL A potentially life-saving treatment for sepsis has been under our noses for decades in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs most people have in their medicine... 1 day
Cerebellum can be responsible for brain alterations linked to drug addiction, research shows
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team led by the Universitat Jaume I has shown that the cerebellum, contrary to what was thought, fulfils functions... 1 day
New easy-to-use online toolkit identifies patients at risk of falls
NEWS MEDICAL The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has endorsed a new online toolkit developed by researchers at Keele University, which aims to prevent falls amongst the elderly... 1 day
Researchers find new evidence to support structure-based classification system for viruses
NEWS MEDICAL Professor Robert Sinclair at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University and Professor Dennis Bamford and Dr. Janne Ravantti from the University of Helsinki... 2 days
New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments
NEWS MEDICAL The Universitat Jaume I, the Spanish Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the University of Pavia have patented new compounds with potent... 2 days
Bored by physical therapy? Focus on citizen science instead
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have devised a method by which patients requiring repetitive rehabilitative exercises, such as those prescribed by physical therapists, can voluntarily contribute to... 2 days
Researchers find new clues for nuclear waste cleanup
PHYS.ORG A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods. 2 days
from rocks in colorado evidence of a chaotic solar system From Rocks in Colorado, Evidence of a ‘Chaotic Solar System’
ASTRO WATCH Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from... 2 days
Last year's El Niño waves battered California shore to unprecedented degree
SCIENCE DAILY Last winter's El Niño may have felt weak to residents of Southern California, but it was one of the most powerful weather events of the last... 2 days
Simple Rule Accurately Predicts when Ice Age Ends
SCI-NEWS.COM According to an international research team led by University College London Professor Chronis Tzedakis, a simple rule can accurately predict... 2 days
Ball-rolling bees reveal complex learning
PHYS.ORG Bumblebees can be trained to score goals using a mini-ball, revealing unprecedented learning abilities, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). 2 days
Meet Websteroprion armstrongi, Ancient Monster Worm with Terrifying Snapping Jaws
SCI-NEWS.COM A prehistoric monster worm that terrorized the Devonian seas some 400 million years ago has been... 2 days
Melting sea ice may be speeding nature's clock in the Arctic
PHYS.ORG Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters. The changes... 2 days
Executive indiscretions can hurt the bottom line
PHYS.ORG A CEO outed for lying on a resume. An executive caught assaulting someone. A manager arrested for driving under the influence. These events certainly cast shadows on individuals, but a new study from Adam... 2 days
Almost four decades later, mini eyeless catfish gets a name
PHYS.ORG After almost four decades, an elusive, eyeless catfish measuring less than an inch now has a name and a detailed description, thanks to two scientists from the Academy... 2 days
PERK protein opens line of communication between inside and outside of the cell
PHYS.ORG PERK is known to detect protein folding errors in the cell. Researchers at the Laboratory of Cell Death Research & Therapy at... 2 days
English learners treated differently depending on where they go to school
SCIENCE DAILY As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go... 2 days
English learners treated differently depending on where they go to school
PHYS.ORG As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go... 2 days
Stingless bees have their nests protected by soldiers
PHYS.ORG Although stingless bees do not have a sting to fend off enemies, they are nonetheless able to defend their hives against attacks. Only four years ago it was discovered that a Brazilian... 2 days
#Unfiltered: Instagram has become a haven for people making sensitive self-disclosures
PHYS.ORG Depression has a way of silencing its sufferers. Even in today's technology-connected society, people are hesitant to talk about their painful experiences and suffering for fear... 2 days
Lack of training contributes to burnout, survey of preschool teachers finds
PHYS.ORG Studies have shown that early childhood education programs can have a positive impact on a child's success later in life. However, the annual turnover rate nationally... 2 days
Computing with biochemical circuits made easy
PHYS.ORG Electronic circuits are found in almost everything from smartphones to spacecraft and are useful in a variety of computational problems from simple addition to determining the trajectories of interplanetary satellites. At Caltech, a group of researchers... 2 days
Study finds no evidence that genetic material from food is absorbed into the body
NEWS MEDICAL A study from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, finds no evidence that genetic material from food is... 2 days
Mathematics supports a new way to classify viruses based on structure
PHYS.ORG Professor Robert Sinclair at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Professor Dennis Bamford and Dr. Janne Ravantti from the University of... 2 days
Intensive treatment to lower systolic blood pressure could lead to major reduction in mortality
NEWS MEDICAL Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 would prevent 107,500 deaths per year in the... 2 days
Researchers Find Antimicrobial Substances in Komodo Dragon Blood
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers at the College of Science at George Mason University has detected 48 antimicrobial peptides in the... 2 days
Recommend daily intake of fruit and veg may need doubling, indicates study
NEWS MEDICAL Although eating the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, eating ten portions is even better, according to... 2 days
Research reveals workings of ‘hidden code’ within genome of Human Parechovirus
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking, what researchers have dubbed, the 'Enigma Code' of the... 2 days
Study: Viruses support photosynthesis in bacteria – an evolutionary advantage?
PHYS.ORG Viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well. This type of virus is called bacteriophages.... 2 days
Companies located near an IRS office more likely to face an audit, avoid more taxes
PHYS.ORG Geographic proximity to Internal Revenue Service offices makes it more likely public companies will face an audit, but... 2 days
female bosses favour gay and lesbian job seekers research finds Female bosses favour gay and lesbian job-seekers, research finds
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Women are more likely to hire gay and lesbian job applicants over equally-qualified straight candidates, according to a study led by the University of Sussex. 2 days
Researcher encouraged by results of new research on sexual assault kit processing
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Since 2011, BYU nursing professor Julie Valentine has been researching the issues surrounding sexual assault kit processing and has been working with law enforcement... 2 days
Common roundworm found to farm the bacteria it eats
PHYS.ORG A common roundworm widely studied for its developmental biology and neuroscience, also might be one of the most surprising examples of the eat-local movement. Princeton University researchers have found that... 2 days
Elevations in Lipoprotein(a) can be responsible for heart diseases, RI-MUHC study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center found that elevations in a unusual form of cholesterol, called... 2 days
Australia's Ross River Virus could be next global epidemic, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Australia's Ross River Virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic according to a new research study led by the University of Adelaide and The... 2 days
Light-driven reaction converts carbon dioxide into fuel
PHYS.ORG Duke University researchers have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane using only ultraviolet light as an energy source. 2 days
Research: Biomaterials that mimic bone marrow can alter blood cell development
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Illinois report they can alter blood cell development through the use of biomaterials designed to mimic characteristics of the bone marrow. 2 days
Cocaine addiction leads to build-up of iron in brain
MNT Cocaine addiction may affect how the body processes iron, leading to a build-up of the mineral in the brain, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. 2 days
Scientists create organ-on-a-chip that can mimic heart's biomechanical properties
NEWS MEDICAL The human heart beats more than 2.5 billion times in an average lifetime. Now scientists at Vanderbilt University have created a three-dimensional organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart's amazing biomechanical... 2 days
Professor has taken 'selfie' every day for last 30 years
PHYS.ORG Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it, every day, for the next three decades. 2 days
Chemists discover cheaper, faster way to identify and test new drugs
NEWS MEDICAL Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could... 2 days
Nebraska researcher develops equation to pinpoint athletes who try to evade concussion protocols
NEWS MEDICAL An equation that combines multiple subtest scores into one could make fooling a concussion protocol nothing more than a fool's errand, says... 2 days
Researchers explore how G-protein-coupled receptors and arrestin form complexes
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been studying two proteins that play a vital role in many bodily processes. 2 days
Research advances understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms in ASD
NEWS MEDICAL In the Biological Psychiatry special issue "Neuroimmune Mechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorder", guest editor Professor Kimberley McAllister of the University of California, Davis, presents five reviews and three original research articles highlighting... 2 days
Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system
NEWS MEDICAL Monash University and Cardiff University researchers have come a step further in understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system. 2 days
Forests worldwide threatened by drought
PHYS.ORG Forests around the world are at risk of death due to widespread drought, University of Stirling researchers have found. 3 days
New study to learn about risk factors for Alzheimer's disease in older Latino adults
NEWS MEDICAL Rush University Medical Center has launched a unique, cohort study called Latino Core to learn about the aging process and... 3 days
Fingerprint-like pattern that evolves during development provides clues to mental health problems
NEWS MEDICAL Like a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another. In a study just published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers from the... 3 days
Cameras can steal data from computer hard drive LED lights: study
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated that data can be stolen from an isolated "air-gapped" computer's hard... 3 days
Scientists decipher the nanoscale architecture of a beetle's shell
SCIENCE DAILY A professor of mechanical and materials engineering has found a way to analyze the fibrous nanostructure of a beetle's lightweight but durable shell. 3 days
Asthma drugs could prevent prevent deadly form of pneumonia, research suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that can kill up to 40 percent of... 3 days
Study says drugs could be developed cheaper and faster
PHYS.ORG Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could revolutionize drug development, and... 3 days
From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a 'chaotic solar system'
PHYS.ORG Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a... 3 days
Nationwide teen bullying and cyberbullying study reveals significant issues impacting youth
SCIENCE DAILY In one of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students, researchers found that 1 in 5 students... 3 days
Fingerprinting young brains: New leads for mental disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Like a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another. In a study just published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers from the University of Oslo revealed that such... 3 days
Historic cultural records inform scientific perspectives on woodland uses
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of York and University College Cork have investigated how cultural records dating back 300 years could help improve understanding of the ways in which science interprets... 3 days
Social information from friends, experts could help reduce uncertainty in crowdfunding
PHYS.ORG Social information gathered from friends and experts, depending on the complexity of the product, can decrease uncertainty in crowdfunding campaigns, according to research from Binghamton University,... 3 days
Birds of a feather mob together
PHYS.ORG Dive bombing a much larger bird isn't just a courageous act by often smaller bird species to keep predators at bay. It also gives male birds the chance to show off their physical qualities in order... 3 days
CubeSats: Shaping possibilities in space
PHYS.ORG For more than a decade, CubeSats, or small satellites, have paved the way to low-Earth orbit for commercial companies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. These small satellites offer opportunities to conduct scientific investigations and technology demonstrations in space... 3 days
Study describes how bacteria can remodel gene expression to infect intestines of host
NEWS MEDICAL Hebrew University researchers have described how infectious bacteria can sense they're attached to our intestinal cells, and then remodel their expression of... 3 days
What do your co-workers really think of you?
PHYS.ORG Everyday in the workplace, colleagues actively compete for a limited amount of perks, including raises, promotions, bonuses and recognition. But new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows that, more than... 3 days
The ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials
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Female bosses favour gay and lesbian job-seekers, research finds
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Researcher encouraged by results of new research on sexual assault kit processing
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