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Study highlights health consequences of selectively breeding German Shepherd Dogs
PHYS.ORG German Shepherd Dogs (GSDs) could be predisposed to health conditions such as arthritis because of the way they have been bred in recent decades, according to a new... 18 minutes
WATCH: Senate Republicans determined to pass 'skinny repeal'
ABC NEWS The "skinny repeal," more of a placeholder than a comprehensive plan, would strip away the mandate that Americans have to buy insurance. 21 minutes
Case Western Reserve University professor awarded $150,000 for pediatric cancer research
NEWS MEDICAL In the United States, more children are lost to cancer than any other disease, and one in 285 children will be diagnosed before they turn 20. 32 minutes
Synthetic molecule can disrupt hunger-signaling pathway, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL New research suggests that a man-made cousin of a small molecule found in olive oil can disrupt the hunger-signaling pathway. 32 minutes
DNA-protein structure more diverse and flexible chain than previously thought, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL How can six and half feet of DNA be folded into the tiny nucleus of a cell? Researchers funded by the National Institutes of... 32 minutes
Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use
SCIENCE DAILY A world-first systematic review into the safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression shows the risks of long-term ketamine treatment remain unclear. 56 minutes
Milky Way's origins are not what they seem
SCIENCE DAILY Up to half of the matter in our Milky Way galaxy may come from distant galaxies, astrophysicists have discovered in a first-of-its-kind analysis. As a result, each one of us may be... 56 minutes
Long-sought mechanism of metastasis is discovered in pancreatic cancer
SCIENCE DAILY An important discovery establishes a cause of metastasis in pancreatic cancer. Using organoids grown from patient tissues and transplanted in mouse models of the illness, the team pinpoints an epigenetic... 1 hour
Social influences can override aggression in male mice, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY A cluster of nerve cells in the male mouse's brain have been identified that, when activated, triggers territorial rage in a variety of situations. Activating the same cluster... 1 hour
Researchers provide insight into different types of 'true' smiles
NEWS MEDICAL The smile may be the most common and flexible expression, used to reveal some emotions, cover others and manage social interactions that have kept communities secure and organized for millennia. 1 hour
Quantel Medical wins FDA approval for innovative Easyret photocoagulator
NEWS MEDICAL Quantel Medical today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 25, 2017 for the innovative new Easyret fully integrated 577nm yellow photocoagulator,... 1 hour
Three species of tiny frogs discovered in Peruvian Andes
PHYS.ORG A University of Michigan ecologist and his colleagues have discovered three more frog species in the Peruvian Andes, raising to five the total number of new frog species the group... 1 hour
Astrophysicists map out the light energy contained within the Milky Way
PHYS.ORG For the first time, a team of scientists have calculated the distribution of all light energy contained within the Milky Way, which will provide new insight... 1 hour
How a Losing Presidential Candidate Changed Medical History
HISTORY Commenting on the mental health of public figures is strongly discouraged. 1 hour
Link between backup immune defense, mutation seen in Crohn's disease discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Genes that regulate a cellular recycling system called autophagy are commonly mutated in Crohn's disease patients, though the link between biological housekeeping and inflammatory bowel disease... 1 hour
Biochemists link synthetic compound to hunger-hormone production
SCIENCE DAILY A human-made cousin of a small molecule found in olive oil can disrupt the hunger-signaling pathway, new research suggest. 1 hour
Using latest technology, MRI provides 'one-stop-shop' to evaluate potential liver donors
SCIENCE DAILY Using the latest techniques, MRI can provide a 'one-stop-shop' method for evaluation of potential living liver donors, according to an article. 1 hour
MKTP surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients
SCIENCE DAILY Skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitiligo, new research shows. In a retrospective study, researchers... 1 hour
CRISPR sheds light on rare pediatric bone marrow failure syndrome
SCIENCE DAILY Using the gene editing technology CRISPR, scientists have shed light on a rare, sometimes fatal syndrome that causes children to gradually lose the ability to manufacture vital blood... 1 hour
Genome-wide cancer 'dependency map' now revealed
SCIENCE DAILY In one of the largest efforts to build a comprehensive catalog of genetic vulnerabilities in cancer, researchers have identified more than 760 genes upon which cancer cells from multiple types are strongly dependent for their growth... 1 hour
Researchers crack the smile, describing three types by muscle movement
SCIENCE DAILY The smile may be the most common and flexible expression, used to reveal some emotions, cover others and manage social interactions that have kept communities secure and organized... 2 hours
Non-LCD technology shows promise for return to work/school for postconcussion syndrome sufferers
SCIENCE DAILY Using a non-LCD screen for computer tasks may decrease the risk of exacerbating symptoms in sufferers of post-concussion syndrome (PCS), suggests a new pilot... 2 hours
Antibiotic guidelines in NICU improve prescription practices for vulnerable infants
SCIENCE DAILY A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) significantly reduced the number of cases of late-onset sepsis, a leading cause of death among pre-term infants, by implementing guidelines designed to... 2 hours
No significant change seen in hearing loss among US teens
SCIENCE DAILY Although there was an increase in the percentage of US youth ages 12 to 19 reporting exposure to loud music through headphones from 1988-2010, researchers did not find... 2 hours
Orca Calf Dies at SeaWorld: Why Killer Whales Get Sick in Captivity
LIVE SCIENCE Dozens of killer whales have died in captivity, including the 3-month-old orca named Kyara that just died at SeaWorld. So why do these marine... 2 hours
Effects of a major drug target regulated through molecular 'codes'
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, researchers reveal components of a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) named rhodopsin bound to a signaling molecule called arrestin, both crucial pieces of the body's... 2 hours
Amazon sales surge, but spending bites into profit
PHYS.ORG Internet colossus Amazon on Thursday reported profit shrank in the recently ended quarter despite surging sales as it poured money into growth. 2 hours
Romania prosecutes professors over medical diploma scam
PHYS.ORG Eight Romanian professors of medicine are being prosecuted for allegedly taking kickbacks to help foreign students pass their exams or get a key diploma, prosecutors said on Thursday. 2 hours
In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos (Update)
PHYS.ORG For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. 2 hours
Does Moderate Drinking Lower Your Risk of Diabetes?
LIVE SCIENCE Is alcohol good for your health or bad? With no shortage of contradictory findings, it's understandable if you're left feeling like you've had a little too much to drink. 3 hours
U.S. says Iran rocket test breaches U.N. resolution
REUTERS DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an... 3 hours
Astronauts on the Space Station Will See the Solar Eclipse 3 Times (Video)
SPACE.COM When the Great American Solar Eclipse sweeps across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will have... 3 hours
DNA and proteins from ancient books, music made from data, and the keys to poverty traps
Science Magazine This week we hear stories on turning data sets into symphonies for business and pleasure, why... 3 hours
The 2017 Solar Eclipse May Prove the Sun Is Bigger Than We Think
LIVE SCIENCE A growing number of researchers think that the sun is actually larger than commonly thought. 3 hours
Monitoring metabolic energy expenditure, health, and fitness with a breath analyzer
MIT Simple-to-use, low-cost respiratory sensor enables measurement and tracking of personal metabolism. 3 hours
Watch Live Friday! New Crew Launches to International Space Station
SPACE.COM NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy take a 6-hour journey to the International Space Station, launching on a Soyuz spacecraft at... 3 hours
Moving Nose to Tail, Shrew 'Conga Line' Shimmies Online
LIVE SCIENCE A creepy, crawly video of tiny critters holding each other's tails and scurrying across the ground like a furry centipede has captured the internet's attention. 4 hours
Artificial intelligence can turn 2D photos into real-world objects
Science Magazine Algorithm could help build virtual and augmented reality 4 hours
House reverses proposed cut to energy innovation hubs
Science Magazine DOE’s mini-Manhattan Projects are a legacy of former energy secretary Steven Chu 4 hours
Biochemists link synthetic compound to hunger-hormone production
PHYS.ORG New research suggests that a man-made cousin of a small molecule found in olive oil can disrupt the hunger-signaling pathway. Researchers identified this promising new target by screening a library of roughly 1,600 small... 4 hours
I.Coast seizes record three tonnes of pangolin scales
PHYS.ORG Authorities in Ivory Coast have seized a record haul of three tonnes of pangolin scales worth an estimated $82,000, in what officials on Thursday called a "massacre". 4 hours
VW and regulators agree on fix for cars in cheating scandal
PHYS.ORG Volkswagen and U.S. environmental regulators announced agreement Thursday on a plan for the German automaker to fix most of the diesel cars involved in an emissions... 4 hours
Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person - briefly (Update)
PHYS.ORG Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft... 4 hours
Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing
PHYS.ORG Researchers have taken an important step toward the long-sought goal of a quantum computer, which in theory should be capable of vastly faster computations than conventional computers, for certain kinds of problems. The new... 4 hours
Seeing the light: Researchers seek to improve solar cell technology using new materials and nanowires
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are expanding solar cell technology using nanowires to capture more of the... 4 hours
DNA links male, female butterfly thought to be distinct species
PHYS.ORG Researchers recently discovered what was thought to be a distinct species of butterfly is actually the female of a species known to science for more than a century. 4 hours
3,500-Year-Old 'Lunch Box' with Traces of Grain Found in Swiss Alps
LIVE SCIENCE Archaeologists found a lost lunch box near the top of a mountain in the Swiss Alps. They were even able to identify its 3,500-year-old contents. 4 hours
The Deadliest Roller Coaster Accident in America
HISTORY For over a century, roller coasters and other amusement park rides have provided thrills by walking the line between scary and fun. 4 hours
Americans are quitting smoking in higher numbers
SCIENCE DAILY In the United States, the smoking cessation rate increased for the first time in 15 years, found a population-level analysis of national surveys conducted from 2001 to 2015. The study suggests e-cigarettes helped users... 4 hours
Involvement of prescription opioids in fatal car crashes climbs sevenfold
SCIENCE DAILY The percentage of fatally injured drivers who tested positive for prescription opioids rose sevenfold from 1 percent in 1995 to over 7 percent in 2015, according to a... 4 hours
Scientists block evolution's molecular nerve pruning in rodents
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers investigating why some people suffer from motor disabilities report they may have dialed back evolution's clock a few ticks by blocking molecular pruning of sophisticated brain-to-limb nerve connections in maturing mice. 4 hours
New method promises easier nanoscale manufacturing
SCIENCE DAILY A new way to precisely pattern nanomaterials has been revealed by researchers, who say that it could open a new path to the next generation of everyday electronic devices. 4 hours
Lab-created mini-brains reveal how growing organ maintains neuronal balance
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists can now explore in a laboratory dish how the human brain develops by creating organoids -- distinct, three-dimensional regions of the brain. Scientists coaxed early stage stem cells to... 4 hours
Errors made by 'DNA spellchecker' revealed as important cause of cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Important processes that create mutations that cause cancer have been identified by researchers studying the genomes of more than 1,000 tumors. Many mutations in human cancers... 4 hours
Physicists turn a crystal into an electrical circuit
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists have found a way to write an electrical circuit into a crystal, opening up the possibility of transparent, three-dimensional electronics that, like an Etch A Sketch, can be erased and reconfigured. 4 hours
Canadian sapphires fit for a queen now unearthed
SCIENCE DAILY New research could make it easier to find high-quality Canadian sapphires, the same sparkling blue gems that adorn Queen Elizabeth II's Sapphire Jubilee Snowflake Brooch. 4 hours
Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid treatment for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY For decades, researches have been investigating the underlying foundations of Alzheimer's disease to provide clues for the design of a successful therapy. Breakthrough insights reveal the... 4 hours
Adults with poor sleep patterns more likely to be overweight and obese, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer... 5 hours
Quantel Medical announces FDA approval for innovative Easyret photocoagulator
NEWS MEDICAL Quantel Medical today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 25, 2017 for the innovative new Easyret fully integrated 577nm yellow photocoagulator,... 5 hours
New test effective in identifying deployment-related lung disease in military personnel
NEWS MEDICAL A test called the lung clearance index (LCI) is superior to standard tests in identifying patients with lung disease related to military deployment, suggests a study... 5 hours
Skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring pigmentation caused by vitiligo
NEWS MEDICAL A Henry Ford Hospital study has shown that skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitiligo. 5 hours
New carbon nanotube-reinforced filters remove heavy metal toxins from water
NEWS MEDICAL A newly developed filter, which removes more than 99 percent of heavy metal toxins from water, shows potential for water remediation in developing nations around the world. 5 hours
Gene editing technology shines light on rare dyskeratosis congenita
NEWS MEDICAL Using the gene editing technology CRISPR, scientists have shed light on a rare, sometimes fatal syndrome that causes children to gradually lose the ability to manufacture vital blood cells. 5 hours
Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections
NEWS MEDICAL Hepatitis E gets little press compared to its better-known cousins A, B, and C, but Stellenbosch University virologists say we should wake up to how transmission of this virus is... 5 hours
Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Michigan Medicine and in China showed that a type of bacterium is associated with the recurrence of colorectal cancer and poor outcomes. 5 hours
Mothers treated for opioid use disorder show improvement in parenting skills with mindfulness-based program
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Jefferson's Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) program found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among... 5 hours
senate restores funding for nasa earth science and satellite servicing programs Senate restores funding for NASA Earth science and satellite servicing programs
SPACE NEWS An appropriations bill approved by a Senate committee July 27 would restore funding for... 5 hours
Slug slime inspires new kind of surgical glue
REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have developed an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs that could offer... 5 hours
August Full Moon 2017: See the Lunar 'Sturgeon' Aug. 7, And a Lunar Eclipse!
SPACE.COM Look for the Full Sturgeon Moon overhead the evening of Aug. 7. In addition, if you're in Africa, Asia or... 5 hours
Hubble Spies Cosmic ‘David and Goliath’ in Gravitational Dance
SCI-NEWS.COM This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features two stunning galaxies — the compact elliptical galaxy NGC... 5 hours
Slug slime could plug holes in your heart
Science Magazine Newly developed glue sticks to wet tissues, effectively sealing wounds after surgery 5 hours
A molten puddle deep under Iceland may reveal where volcanoes get their lava
Science Magazine Ultralow-velocity zones may anchor volcano-feeding mantle plumes 5 hours
First U.S. team to gene-edit human embryos revealed
Science Magazine Editing embryos early in development could avoid technical hurdles of previous work 5 hours
At Harvard, extraordinary court battle between Ph.D. student and prominent researcher grinds on
Science Magazine Student who alleged misconduct has been kicked out 5 hours
DNA links male, female butterfly thought to be distinct species
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers recently discovered what was thought to be a distinct species of butterfly is actually the female of a species known to science for more than a century. 5 hours
Slug slime inspires a new type of surgical glue
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These highly social birds can make ‘sentences,’ just like humans
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Video: A self-driving wheelchair
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Half of the Milky Way comes from other galaxies
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Novel RNA nanodevices in living cells can sense and analyze multiple complex signals
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Neutrons peer into a running engine
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Watch a robotic exoskeleton help a stroke patient walk
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Researchers make augmented reality a group experience
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Researchers make augmented reality a group experience
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Mathematical model confirms the hypothesis of the origin of auroral sounds
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