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Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think
SCIENCE DAILY Everyone knows that exposure to pollution during rush hour traffic can be hazardous to your health, but it's even worse than previously thought. In-car measurements of pollutants that... 3 hours
Coral reefs in the Gulf of Aqaba may survive global warming, new study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Coral reefs in the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba can resist rising water temperatures, suggests new research. If they survive... 5 hours
Alzheimer's drug cuts hallmark inflammation related to metabolic syndrome by 25 percent
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have repurposed an existing medication with healing properties traced to ancient Greeks. 5 hours
Library of CRISPR targeting sequences increases power of the gene-editing method
SCIENCE DAILY CRISPR, the gene-editing technology that has taken biology by storm, is now more powerful than ever. Scientists have assembled a library of RNA sequences that can... 5 hours
Enhancing the resilience of the American electricity system
SCIENCE DAILY With growing risks to the nation's electrical grid from natural disasters and as a potential target for malicious attacks, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Department of Homeland Security... 5 hours
Shale gas development spurring spread of invasive plants in Pennsylvania forests
SCIENCE DAILY Vast swaths of Pennsylvania forests were clear-cut circa 1900 and regrowth has largely been from local native plant communities, but a team of researchers has found... 5 hours
Tough robots making an ImPACT
SCIENCE DAILY New and improved rescue robots tough enough to function in extreme and hostile environments were unveiled recently at a demonstration at Tohoku University, Japan. 5 hours
Who learns foreign language better, introverts or extroverts?
SCIENCE DAILY Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study. 6 hours
Good fighters are bad runners
SCIENCE DAILY For mice and men, a strength in one area of Darwinian fitness may mean a deficiency in another. A look at Olympic athletes shows that a wrestler is built much differently than a marathoner. It's long been supposed... 6 hours
3-D scanning with water
SCIENCE DAILY An innovative technique has been developed that more completely reconstructs challenging 3-D objects. This new approach to 3-D shape acquisition is based on the well-known fluid displacement discovery by Archimedes and turns modeling surface reconstruction into a volumetric problem. Their... 6 hours
Gene drives likely to be foiled by rapid rise of resistance
SCIENCE DAILY A study in fruit flies suggests that existing approaches to gene drives using CRISPR/Cas9, which aim to spread new genes within a natural population, will be... 6 hours
Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets
SCIENCE DAILY Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to new research. 6 hours
Heart toxin reveals new insights into HIV-1 integration in T cell genome
SCIENCE DAILY Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 may have evolved to integrate its genetic material into certain immune-cell-activating genes in humans, according to new research. 6 hours
Climate change and sugarcane expansion expected to boost hantavirus cases
SCIENCE DAILY Rising global temperatures and changes to land use have both been shown to have profound impacts on human health. Now researchers have found one more infectious disease that's... 6 hours
Social media: Simplifying surveillance
SCIENCE DAILY The controversial Snap Map app enables Snapchat users to track their friends. This is the latest in a series of monitoring tools to be built on social media platforms. A new study assesses the benefits and risks associated with their... 6 hours
Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion
SCIENCE DAILY A new electrochemical energy harvesting device can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in clothing. 7 hours
Seagrass meadows: Critical habitats for juvenile fish and dugongs in the east coast Johor islands
SCIENCE DAILY Seagrass meadows in Johor harbor have three times more juvenile fish than coral reefs, scientists have found. They... 7 hours
Reciprocal effects: New paradigm for describing trophic cascades caused by infectious agents
SCIENCE DAILY A new paradigm has been developed for describing trophic cascades caused by infectious agents. 8 hours
Superluminous supernova marks the death of a star at cosmic high noon
SCIENCE DAILY The death of a massive star in a distant galaxy 10 billion years ago created a rare superluminous supernova, one of the most distant... 8 hours
Kaleidoscope of colors reveals complex biological processes
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a technique that uses the vibration of chemical bonds to produce specific colors that allow them to simultaneously observe, in cells and tissues, as many as 24 interacting molecules -- each... 8 hours
Native leech preys on invasive slug?
SCIENCE DAILY Citizen science has revealed the spread of the invasive giant slug Limax maximus and its potential native predator in Japan, providing new insights into predator-prey dynamics between introduced prey and native predators. 8 hours
Scanning the surface of lithium titanate
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have applied advanced scanning methods to visualize the previously unexplored surface of a superconductor: lithium titanate. 8 hours
Depression changes structure of the brain, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Changes in the brain's structure that could be the result of depression have been identified in a major scanning study. 8 hours
How enzymes produce hydrogen
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have clarified the crucial catalytic step in the production of hydrogen by enzymes. The enzymes, called [FeFe]-hydrogenases, efficiently turn electrons and protons into hydrogen. They are thus a candidate for the biotechnological production of the potential energy source. 8 hours
Spatial orientation: New model for the origin of grid cells
SCIENCE DAILY Neurobiologists present a new theory for the origin of the grid cells required for spatial orientation in the mammalian brain, which assigns a vital role to the timing... 8 hours
Patients can expect to stay active, enjoy high quality of life 10 years after ACL surgery
SCIENCE DAILY In the first prospective ACL reconstruction cohort with over 80 percent follow-up at 10 years, researchers... 8 hours
Assessing concussion symptom presentation may provide insight into rise in rates
SCIENCE DAILY How physicians and athletic trainers assess symptoms may give insight into why concussion rates are on the rise, say researchers. 8 hours
Different approaches offer patients improved quality of life after ACL reconstruction
SCIENCE DAILY The most common surgical techniques used to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) offer patients improved quality of life five years after injury, according to... 8 hours
Athletic trainers have a positive economic impact on sports coverage for health systems
SCIENCE DAILY The cost-effectiveness of certified outreach athletic trainers (ATC) as a type of physician extender in an orthopaedic provider and/or hospital system setting... 8 hours
Low birth weights in blacks tied to racial identity, mom's age
SCIENCE DAILY A new study examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on the birth weight of black infants. 8 hours
Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers
SCIENCE DAILY Small mountain glaciers play a big role in recharging vital aquifers and in keeping rivers flowing during the winter, according to a new study. The study also suggests that the accelerated melting of mountain glaciers in recent decades... 8 hours
Most precise measurement of the proton's mass
SCIENCE DAILY By means of precision measurements on a single proton, scientists have been able to improve the precision of the measurement of the mass of the proton by a factor of three and also corrected... 8 hours
Five times the computing power
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a method to increase by a factor of five the computing power of a standard algorithm when performed in one type of standard chip, FPGA. The new method is both simple and smart, but the... 8 hours
Most impactful neuroscience research
SCIENCE DAILY A study of the 100 most-cited neuroscience articles has revealed that 78 of these papers cover five topics, including neurological disorders, the prefrontal cortex, brain connectivity, brain mapping and methodology studies. 8 hours
In saliva, clues to a 'ghost' species of ancient human
SCIENCE DAILY In saliva, scientists have found hints that a 'ghost' species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in sub-Saharan Africa today. The... 8 hours
Rare discovery of three new toad species in Nevada's Great Basin
SCIENCE DAILY Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom, report... 8 hours
Vortex photons from electrons in circular motion
SCIENCE DAILY A high energy electron in circular/spiral motion radiates vortex photons in the entire wavelength range from the radio-wave to the gamma-rays, researchers have shown theoretically and experimentally. This greatly broadens application spectra of the... 9 hours
North American monsoon storms fewer but more extreme
SCIENCE DAILY The North American Monsoon now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the past. Although there are now fewer storms, the largest monsoon thunderstorms bring heavier... 9 hours
The moon is front and center during a total solar eclipse
SCIENCE DAILY In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also has a starring role. 9 hours
Energy-efficient accelerator was 50 years in the making
SCIENCE DAILY With the introduction of the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator, scientists are following up on the concept of energy-recovering particle accelerators first introduced by physicist Maury Tigner at Cornell more than 50 years... 9 hours
Concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy improves survival in patients with advanced lung cancer
SCIENCE DAILY For patients with advanced, inoperable stage 3 lung cancer, concurrent chemotherapy and the specialized radiation treatment, proton therapy, offers improved survival compared to historical... 9 hours
Tuning out arthritis pain with radio energy
SCIENCE DAILY A noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis has been developed that uses cooled radio energy to target and interrupt pain signals.  Known as “Coolief,” the procedure can provide several months of relief from chronic arthritis pain... 9 hours
Best measure of star-forming material in galaxy clusters in early universe
SCIENCE DAILY The international Spitzer Adaptation of the Red-sequence Cluster Survey (SpARCS) collaboration has combined observations from several of the world's most powerful telescopes to carry out one... 9 hours
Critical need for standardized organ donation metrics, researchers say
SCIENCE DAILY Across the country, there are 58 Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO), which are responsible for recovering and distributing organs and tissues for life-saving and life-enhancing transplants. With more than 117,000 people... 9 hours
Young adult cancer survivors struggle to get back to normal
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer survivors often talk about wanting to get back to normal, but a new study indicates many young adults who survived the disease struggle with attaining this goal... 9 hours
High levels of antibiotic-resistance in Indian poultry farming raises concerns
SCIENCE DAILY A new study from India raises questions about the dangers to human health of farming chicken with growth-promoting antibiotics -- including some of the same drugs used in... 10 hours
Reintroduced Przewalski's horses have a different diet
SCIENCE DAILY The preferred fodder of horses is grass. This is true for domestic horses and wild horses in the Gobi Desert. Researchers have now found through tail hair analysis that before their extinction in the... 10 hours
Youth patellar dislocations may pose risk for future injuries later in life
SCIENCE DAILY Young patients who suffer patellar dislocations are at a higher risk of recurring dislocations, especially long-term after their initial injury, according to research. 10 hours
Surgery is a low risk treatment option for patients with pectoralis major tendon ruptures
SCIENCE DAILY Surgery is an effective and safe option to treat patients with pectoralis major tendon (PMT) ruptures, generally demonstrating a low... 10 hours
Scientists get best measure of star-forming material in galaxy clusters in early universe
SCIENCE DAILY The international Spitzer Adaptation of the Red-sequence Cluster Survey (SpARCS) collaboration has combined observations from several of the world's most powerful telescopes... 10 hours
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