PHYS.ORG According to Shakespeare, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." But what makes a rose smell sweet? And why has it evolved to smell that way? 6 months
VideoVideo
TrendingTrending
FreshFresh
MATHEMATICS
PHYSICS
Particle Physics
ASTRONOMY
Space Tech
Solar System
Universe
CHEMISTRY
ENGINEERING
PSYCHOLOGY
Geopolitics
Psychiatry
Sexuality
Social Science
BIOLOGY
Microbiology
Genetics
Reproduction
PALEONTOLOGY
ENVIRONMENT
Weather
ANTHROPOLOGY
HEALTH
Cancer
Dentistry
Dietary
Diseases
Infectology
Pharmaceuticals
Surgery
EDUCATION
ARCHEOLOGY
Partnership between CASIS and NCATS brings Organs-on-Chips research to orbiting laboratory
NEWS MEDICAL Models of human disease are beneficial for medical research, but have limitations in predicting the way a drug will behave within the human body using data... 2 days
Entomologist advises New Yorkers to take steps against disease-causing mosquitoes
NEWS MEDICAL The New York City Health Department has detected the first of the season's mosquitoes with West Nile virus. 1 day
CASIS partnership brings 'organs-on-chips' research to space station
PHYS.ORG Models of human disease are beneficial for medical research, but have limitations in predicting the way a drug will behave within the human body using data from non-human models because of inherent... 2 days
Chemical transformation of xenobiotics by the human gut microbiota
Science Magazine The human gut microbiota makes key contributions to the metabolism of ingested compounds (xenobiotics), transforming hundreds of dietary components, industrial chemicals, and pharmaceuticals into metabolites with altered activities, toxicities, and... 20 hours
ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks
NEWS MEDICAL Ryan Smith, an assistant professor of entomology at Iowa State University is encouraging Iowans to take precautions this summer when spending time outdoors in areas commonly populated by mosquitoes and ticks, which... 20 hours
IU study may explain how Wolbachia bacterium prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from Indiana University may explain how a bacterium called Wolbachia prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases such as dengue... 1 week
Biofilms—the eradication has begun
PHYS.ORG Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to colonize surfaces. They can grow on animal and plant tissues, and even inside the human body on... 1 day
Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according... 11 hours
Lab grown human colons change study of GI disease
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to new research. The... 17 hours
Negative body image perceptions related to increased tobacco, alcohol use among teenagers
NEWS MEDICAL How teenagers perceive their appearance, including their body image, can have significant impacts on health and wellness. 1 day
researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the human body. The findings were published this... 17 hours
Gaps remain in surveillance for mosquitoes that transmit Zika, new CDC data shows
SCIENCE DAILY As concerns over Zika virus have grown since 2015, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has turned to local public... 4 days
Perceptions about body image linked to increased alcohol, tobacco use for teens
SCIENCE DAILY Negative body image is associated with increased tobacco and alcohol use, with implications for both young men and women, new research concludes. 12 hours
Retailers want to work out your wallet _ and your body
ABC NEWS Stores trying to capitalize on wellness trend want to work out your body as well as your wallet 22 hours
Flexible wearable electronics use body heat for energy
SCIENCE DAILY In a proof-of-concept study, engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only... 17 hours
HPV (Human Papillomavirus): Symptoms & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. 6 days
Study reveals the body's systemic stem cell response to ACL injury
NEWS MEDICAL You might think stem cells only exist inside a fetus, but your adult body has a stockpile of stem cells, armed and ready to respond. These... 7 days
Human-in-the-loop optimization of exoskeleton assistance during walking
Science Magazine Exoskeletons and active prostheses promise to enhance human mobility, but few have succeeded. Optimizing device characteristics on the basis of measured human performance could lead to improved designs. We have developed a method for... 20 hours
body cooling for wheelchair comfort Body cooling for wheelchair comfort
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO People with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) are unable to sweat because their body can no longer communicate with their brain. They risk overheating with every revalidation exercise. While this was the main driver for Staels Design, we... 1 week
25 Cultures That Practiced Human Sacrifice
LIVE SCIENCE From prehistory to the 21st century, human sacrifice has been practiced around the world by numerous cultures. 1 week
Firefly gene illuminates ability of optimized CRISPR-Cpf1 to efficiently edit human genome
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have improved a state-of-the-art gene-editing technology to advance the system's ability to target, cut and paste genes within human and animal cells --... 4 days
Mutations identified that enable human transmission of avian flu
NEWS MEDICAL A systematic mutation analysis has shown that changes in just three amino acids of the avian influenza H7N9 virus receptor binding protein confers specificity for human cells. 1 week
Human genes for coronary artery disease make them more prolific parents
SCIENCE DAILY Coronary artery disease may have persisted in human populations because the genes that cause this late-striking disease also contribute to having a greater numbers of children. 17 hours
Firefly gene illuminates ability of optimized CRISPR-Cpf1 to efficiently edit human genome
PHYS.ORG Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have improved a state-of-the-art gene-editing technology to advance the system's ability to target,... 4 days
Mosquitoes manipulated with light
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research. 7 days
Manipulating mosquitoes with light
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research. 7 days
Researchers use light to manipulate mosquitoes
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research. 7 days
Ancient Human Sacrifice Victims Faced Slavery Before Death
LIVE SCIENCE At an ancient site of human sacrifice in China, may have claimed the lives of war captives may have been kept for years as slaves for years before they were killed, a... 1 week
[Reports] Infectivity of Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites determines emerging parasitemia in infected volunteers
Science Magazine Malaria sporozoites must first undergo intrahepatic development before a pathogenic blood-stage infection is established. The success of infection depends on host and parasite factors.... 2 days
Researchers work with dogs to sniff out chemicals that identify human remains
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Leicester are working with police forces in the UK to improve the accuracy of police dogs in identifying human... 3 hours
NEWS DE-FAKER
From strands to droplets—new insights into DNA control
PHYS.ORG
hitchBOT creators to study how AI and robots can help patients
PHYS.ORG
Is human hibernation possible? Going to sleep for long duration spaceflight
PHYS.ORG
Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
PHYS.ORG
Wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs
PHYS.ORG
Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study
PHYS.ORG
Origins of Sun's swirling spicules discovered
SCIENCE DAILY
Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
PHYS.ORG
Commercial balloons in the stratosphere could monitor hurricanes and scan for solar storms
Science Magazine
New spectral eye video database SPEED revolutionizes eye-tracking
SCIENCE DAILY