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Insecticide-induced leg loss does not eliminate biting, reproduction in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes
SCIENCE DAILY Mosquitoes that lose multiple legs after contact with insecticide may still be able to spread malaria and lay eggs. Leg loss is a common... 3 days
Insecticide-induced leg loss does not eliminate biting and reproduction in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes
PHYS.ORG Researchers at LSTM have found that mosquitoes that lose multiple legs after contact with insecticide may still be able to spread malaria... 4 days
Resource availability drives person-to-person variations in microbes living in the body
SCIENCE DAILY The collection of microbial species found in the human body varies from person to person, and new research suggests that a significant part of this variation... 2 days
Resource availability drives person-to-person variations in microbes living in the body
PHYS.ORG The collection of microbial species found in the human body varies from person to person, and new research published in PLOS Computational Biology suggests that a... 2 days
No Zika detected in Florida mosquitoes so far this year, officials say
ABC NEWS With summer approaching, officials are hoping to avoid another outbreak. 1 day
After the death of a friend, healing in a human social network
PHYS.ORG Wounds heal - the cells in a body knit over a cut. When a neuron dies, the brain can rewire itself to make up... 5 days
With synthetic mucus, researchers take aim at antibiotic resistance
SCIENCE DAILY The human body produces about a gallon of mucus per day. By studying and replicating mucus’ natural ability to control pathogenic bacteria, scientists hope to find new methods for combatting... 4 days
Study underscores need for genetic screening to improve safety of experimental stem cell treatments
NEWS MEDICAL Regenerative medicine using human pluripotent stem cells to grow transplantable tissue outside the body carries the promise to treat a... 3 days
Are yearly body exams an answer to rising skin cancer rates?
SCIENCE DAILY As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist discusses the conflicting recommendations over full body skin inspections. 6 hours
Studies uncover link between immune system, brain structure and memory
NEWS MEDICAL The body's immune system performs essential functions, such as defending against bacteria and cancer cells. However, the human brain is separated from immune cells in the bloodstream by... 3 days
Vitamin a and a high-fat diet increasing risk for obesity, diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that the human body needs to function properly. But new research suggests that normal levels of vitamin A within a... 4 days
For many women, body image and sex life may suffer after episiotomy
SCIENCE DAILY Women who have episiotomies after childbirth reported having poorer body image and less satisfying sex lives than women who tear and heal naturally. 4 days
Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment
SCIENCE DAILY In newly updated clinical guidelines, researchers analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients with breast cancer. This systematic... 5 days
Nature plants a seed of engineering inspiration
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have quantitatively deconstructed what they describe as the 'ingenious mobility strategies' of seeds that self-burrow rotationally into soil. Seeds maneuvered to dig into soil using a coiled appendage, known as an awn, that... 5 days
Scientists Find Link between Immune System, Memory and Structure of Brain
SCI-NEWS.COM In two separate studies, researchers have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain... 2 days
Vitamin A combined with high-fat diet may lead to increased risk for obesity and diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that the human body needs to function properly. But new research presented... 4 days
Human vaccine data release jump-starts biotech’s bid for RNA drugs
Science Magazine Moderna, a biotech valued at more than a $1 billion despite not having any approved products, finally publishes its first human trial data 1 day
Human vaccine data release jumpstarts biotech’s bid for RNA drugs
Science Magazine Moderna, a biotech valued at more than a $1 billion despite not having any approved products, finally publishes its first human trial data 1 day
In a neuro-techno future, human rights laws will need to be revisited
SCIENCE DAILY New human rights laws to prepare for advances in neurotechnology may put the 'freedom of the mind' at risk. 3 days
Beastly Romances: Famous Human-Animal Couples (Images)
LIVE SCIENCE In the well-known story “Beauty and the Beast,” a human girl pairs with a nonhuman mate. And there are many more examples in folklore and pop culture of equally beastly pairings. 1 day
New Zealand fish and chips hold human DNA clues
PHYS.ORG Before you pop that piece of battered fish in your mouth, be aware it might just hold the key to understanding the origins of a form of DNA memory critical... 3 days
In a neuro-techno future, human rights laws will need to be revisited
PHYS.ORG New human rights laws to prepare for advances in neurotechnology that put the 'freedom of the mind' at risk have been proposed today in... 4 days
Working human forebrain circuits assembled in a lab dish
SCIENCE DAILY Peering into laboratory glassware, researchers have watched stem-cell-derived nerve cells arising in a specific region of the human brain migrate into another brain region. This process recapitulates what's been believed... 3 days
Researchers complete phase one human trials of smart pills
PHYS.ORG Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have successfully completed phase one human trials of ingestible capsules that have the potential to revolutionise the prevention and diagnosis of gut disorders... 5 days
Bonobos may be more closely linked to anatomy of human ancestors, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely... 21 hours
Zika hides out in body’s hard-to-reach spots
SCIENCE-NEWS Zika virus sticks around in the central nervous system and lymph nodes of monkeys. 2 days
How state-of-the-art camera that behaves like the human eye could benefit robots and smart devices
SCIENCE DAILY Experts will explore how an artificial vision system inspired by the human eye could be used by robots... 2 days
The upside of worrying
SCIENCE DAILY Worry -- it does a body good. And, the mind as well. A new paper argues there's an upside to worrying. 2 days
Synchronized voltage rhythms could maintain the body's clock
SCIENCE DAILY Cells in the brain’s master circadian clock synchronize voltage rhythms despite asynchronous calcium rhythms, which might explain how a tissue-wide rhythm is maintained. 5 days
Low-cost drug for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers after childbirth
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Watch the world’s smallest cars race along tracks thinner than a human hair
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Long-term fate of tropical forests may not be as dire as believed, study says
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The riskiest vaccine? The one that is not given
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Video: Sacrifice of ancient horses gives clues to their domestication
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NASA Returns First RED Camera From Orbit, Demos First Live 4K Video From Space
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Student's Genes in Space Test Looks at Effects of Microgravity on Chromosomes
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From pedicures to the Peregrine rocket, paraffin wax proves its worth
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Cyber attacks 10 years on—from disruption to disinformation
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