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Chip-based blood test for multiple myeloma could make bone biopsies a relic of the past
SCIENCE DAILY A new research effort has resulted in a low-cost, reliable blood test that uses a small plastic chip... 6 hours
Algorithms reveal changes in stereotypes
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that, over the past century, linguistic changes in gender and ethnic stereotypes correlated with major social movements and demographic changes in the US Census data. 6 hours
Cancer: Tumor transition states
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers define for the first time the tumor transition states occurring during cancer progression and identify the tumor cell populations responsible for metastasis. 6 hours
Age affects how we predict and respond to stress at home
SCIENCE DAILY A recent study finds that older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home -- but older adults are not as good... 6 hours
Blood biomarkers may allow easier detection, confirmation of concussions
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that specific small molecules in blood plasma may be useful in determining whether someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly known as a concussion. 6 hours
A complete cell atlas and lineage tree of the immortal flatworm
SCIENCE DAILY From one stem cell to many differentiated body cells: Scientists have now published a comprehensive lineage tree of a whole adult animal. This was made possible... 7 hours
'Rip Van Winkle' plants hide underground for up to 20 years
SCIENCE DAILY Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult times, a new... 7 hours
Graphene sets a new record on squeezing light to one atom
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers reach the ultimate level of light confinement -- the space of one atom. This will pave the way to ultra-small optical switches, detectors and sensors. 7 hours
Trees are not as 'sound asleep' as you may think
SCIENCE DAILY High-precision three-dimensional surveying of 21 different species of trees has revealed a yet unknown cycle of subtle canopy movement during the night. The 'sleep cycles' differed from one... 7 hours
Medical chemists discover peptic ulcer treatment metallodrug effective in 'taming' superbugs
SCIENCE DAILY A novel solution to antimicrobial resistance -- medical chemists discover peptic ulcer treatment metallodrug effective in 'taming' superbugs. 10 hours
Structured light and nanomaterials open new ways to tailor light at the nanoscale
SCIENCE DAILY New research has shown that carefully structured light and matching arrangements of metal nanostructures can be combined to alter the properties of... 10 hours
New DNA screening reveals whose blood the vampire bat is drinking
SCIENCE DAILY The vampire bat prefers to feed on domestic animals such as cows and pigs. When it does so, there is a risk of transmission of pathogens.... 10 hours
Biomarkers for irritable bowel syndrome
SCIENCE DAILY Little is still known about the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome. An international team has provided initial clues about the organic triggers of the disease, which affects an estimated one out of six people. 10 hours
Lupus treatment generates positive results in Phase III clinical trial
SCIENCE DAILY New research indicates that belimumab, a monoclonal antibody therapy that targets a component of the immune system, provides considerable benefits to patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a... 10 hours
Soil metals linked with cancer mortality
SCIENCE DAILY Epidemiologists and geologists have found associations between esophageal cancer and soils where lead is abundant, lung cancer and terrains with increased copper content, brain tumor with areas rich in arsenic, and bladder cancer with high cadmium... 10 hours
Rare earth magnet recycling is a grind -- this new process takes a simpler approach
SCIENCE DAILY A new recycling process turns discarded hard disk drive magnets into new magnet material in a few steps,... 11 hours
Remote-control shoots laser at nano-gold to turn on cancer-killing immune cells
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer immune cell therapy has made headlines with astounding successes like saving former US President Jimmy Carter from brain cancer. But immunotherapy has also had many... 11 hours
Treatment of cancer could become possible with adenovirus
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown that adenovirus binds to a specific type of carbohydrate that is overexpressed on certain types of cancer cells. The discovery opens up new opportunities for the development of virus-based... 11 hours
When there's an audience, people's performance improves
SCIENCE DAILY Often people think performing in front of others will make them mess up, but a new study found the opposite: being watched makes people do better. 11 hours
Small changes in rainforests cause big damage to fish ecosystems
SCIENCE DAILY Using lasers, researchers have connected, arranged and merged artificial cells, paving the way for networks of artificial cells acting as tissues. 14 hours
Bottlenose dolphins recorded for the first time in Canadian Pacific waters
SCIENCE DAILY A large group of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) have been spotted in Canadian Pacific waters -- the first confirmed occurrence of the species in this... 14 hours
Molecule that dilates blood vessels hints at new way to treat heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY Americans die of heart or cardiovascular disease at an alarming rate. In fact, heart attacks, strokes and related diseases will kill an... 1 day
HIV-1 viruses transmitted at birth are resistant to antibodies in mother's blood
SCIENCE DAILY Of the genetically diverse population of HIV-1 viruses present in an infected pregnant woman, the few she might transmit to her child during delivery... 1 day
3-D human 'mini-brains' shed new light on genetic underpinnings of major mental illness
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are leveraging gene-editing tools and mini-organs grown in the lab to study the effects of DISC1 mutations in cerebral organoids --... 1 day
Gene-edited stem cells show promise against HIV in non-human primates
SCIENCE DAILY Gene editing of bone marrow stem cells in pigtail macaques infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) significantly reduces the size of dormant 'viral reservoirs' that pose a risk... 1 day
Great Barrier Reef coral predicted to last at least 100 years before extinction from climate change
SCIENCE DAILY A common Great Barrier Reef coral species has enough genetic diversity to survive at least 100... 1 day
Ramped up fight-or-flight response points to history of warfare for humans and chimps
SCIENCE DAILY Humans and chimpanzees recently evolved a more active fight-or-flight response compared to other primates, possibly in response to the threat of warfare. 1 day
A novel way of creating gold nanoparticles in water
SCIENCE DAILY The discovery that water microdroplets can replace potentially toxic agents in the creation of gold nanoparticles and nanowires could help usher in a new era of 'green chemistry.' 1 day
Algorithm tool works to silence online chatroom sex predators
SCIENCE DAILY An algorithm tool developed by researchers will help law enforcement filter out and focus on sex offenders most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with child victims. 1 day
Rapid rise in mass school shootings in the United States, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY More people have died or been injured in mass school shootings in the United States in the past 18 years than in the entire... 1 day
Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Children and young people under 25 who are victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to self-harm and... 1 day
Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that it is not just the victims of cyberbullying that are more vulnerable to suicidal behaviors, but the perpetrators themselves are... 1 day
Unprecedented wave of large-mammal extinctions linked to prehistoric humans
SCIENCE DAILY Homo sapiens, Neanderthals and other recent human relatives may have begun hunting large mammal species down to size -- by way of extinction -- at least 90,000 years earlier than... 1 day
Spider silk key to new bone-fixing composite
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created a biodegradable composite made of silk fibers that can be used to repair broken load-bearing bones without the complications sometimes presented by other materials. 1 day
More students report carrying guns in Chicago than New York or Los Angeles
SCIENCE DAILY More students report carrying guns in Chicago than in New York or Los Angeles, a new study shows. The findings provide historical... 1 day
Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have developed a new HD video streaming method that doesn't need to be plugged in. Their prototype skips power-hungry components and has something else, like a smartphone,... 1 day
Integrating optical components into existing chip designs
SCIENCE DAILY A new technique can assemble optical and electronic components separately on the surface of a computer chip, enabling the addition of optical components to existing chips with little design modification. 1 day
Dementia diagnosis linked to unnecessary medication use
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that medication use increases in newly diagnosed dementia patients, particularly unnecessary or inappropriate medications. 1 day
Eyes of adolescents could reveal risk of cardiovascular disease, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY New research has found that poorer well-being or 'health-related quality of life' (HRQoL) in adolescence could be an indicator of future cardiovascular disease risk. Researchers found... 1 day
Anyone can be an innovator, research finds
SCIENCE DAILY Innovators aren't born, but they can be made, a recent study suggests. Researchers created a contest -- for engineering and computer science students -- designed to answer the question: Are persuaded innovators less capable... 1 day
Clear as mud: Desiccation cracks help reveal the shape of water on Mars
SCIENCE DAILY As Curiosity rover marches across Mars, the red planet's watery past comes into clearer focus. 1 day
New strategies for hospitals during mass casualty incidents
SCIENCE DAILY Using the layout of a typical urban hospital, the authors investigated a hospital's capacity and capability to handle mass casualty incidents of various sizes with various characteristics, and assessed the effectiveness of... 1 day
Museum researchers rediscover animal not seen in 30 years
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have rediscovered the San Quintin kangaroo rat (Dipodomys gravipes) in Baja California. The Museum is partnering with Terra and local authorities on a conservation plan for the species, which... 1 day
Male contraceptive compound stops sperm without affecting hormones: Study in monkeys
SCIENCE DAILY A new study details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making... 1 day
Variants in non-coding DNA contribute to inherited autism risk
SCIENCE DAILY In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spectrum disorder. In... 1 day
Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY An epidemiological study suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes. 1 day
Atoms may hum a tune from grand cosmic symphony
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers playing with a cloud of ultracold atoms uncovered behavior that bears a striking resemblance to the universe in microcosm. Their work forges new connections between atomic physics and the... 1 day
Vast stellar nursery of Lagoon Nebula
SCIENCE DAILY This colorful cloud of glowing interstellar gas is just a tiny part of the Lagoon Nebula, a vast stellar nursery. This nebula is a region full of intense activity, with fierce winds from hot stars, swirling... 1 day
Pregnant moms and their offspring should limit added sugars in their diets to protect childhood cognition
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has determined that poorer childhood cognition occurred, particularly in memory and learning, when... 1 day
Using the right plants can reduce indoor pollution and save energy
SCIENCE DAILY A plant physiologist concludes that a better knowledge of plant physiology, along with integration of smart-sensor-controlled air cleaning technologies, could improve indoor air quality in a... 1 day
Mysterious red spots on Mercury get names – but what are they?
Sweden's new road powers electric vehicles – what's the environmental impact?
Novel microscope allows real-time, 3-D visualization of cells
How does a city get to be 'smart'? This is how Tel Aviv did it
How does a city get to be 'smart'? This is how Tel Aviv did it
NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft
Medical News Today: Have some humans evolved into real-life merfolk?
Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving
GPM data used to evaluate Hawaii's flooding rainfall
Tiny fly blows bubbles to cool off: study
Study provides video evidence of parental infanticide in a grassland bird species
Indonesian divers have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwater
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Running facial recognition on buildings to unlock architectural secrets
Using tooth sensors to detect disease