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Primates in peril
SCIENCE DAILY Primates are fascinating. They are intelligent, live in complex societies and are a vital part of the ecosystem. Lemurs, lorises, galagos, tarsiers, monkeys and apes are our closest biological relatives and just like them, humans are also primates. However, while... 5 hours
Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA... 20 hours
Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. 22 hours
New compound as effective as FDA-approved drugs against life-threatening infections
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the FDA to treat life-threatening infections while... 22 hours
Orange, tea tree and eucalyptus oils sweeten diesel fumes
SCIENCE DAILY Waste oil from orange, tea tree and eucalyptus essential oil production mixed with diesel provides a sweet-smelling biofuel blend with comparable performance to diesel-only fuel. 22 hours
Individual access to genomic disease risk factors has a beneficial impact on lifestyles
SCIENCE DAILY A large study shows that giving personal genomic information to individuals can have a long-term beneficial effect on their lifestyles. 23 hours
Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants
SCIENCE DAILY A new study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared to those not receiving SNAP assistance. 23 hours
Genetic engineering researcher: Politicians are deaf to people's ethical concerns
SCIENCE DAILY A new study reports that political discussions about genetically modified foods have ignored concerns among Danes that GM foods are 'unnatural'. 23 hours
New ID pictures of conducting polymers discover a surprise ABBA fan
SCIENCE DAILY The first ever detailed pictures of the structure of conjugated polymers have been produced by a research team. 23 hours
Researchers find combination can enhance ipilimumab immunotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY Using a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers report. 23 hours
When can ads intensify unhealthy cravings?
SCIENCE DAILY Holistic thinkers are more likely to experience cravings for unhealthy food after seeing advertisements that show the product in the context of a situation. 23 hours
Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat -- a sensitivity spread by tick bites -- with a buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart.... 23 hours
New method makes weather forecasts right as rain
SCIENCE DAILY Meteorologists have known for some time that rainfall forecasts have flaws, as failure to take into account factors such as evaporation can affect their accuracy. Now, researchers have developed a system that... 23 hours
Study with implications for opioid crisis finds opioids raise risk of fracture nonunion
SCIENCE DAILY Not only may opioid use increase the risk of bone fractures, but opioids may also impair healing. The authors of a new... 23 hours
Success is not just how you play your cards, but how you play your opponents
SCIENCE DAILY In high-stakes environments, success is not just about playing your cards right, but also playing your opponents right. 23 hours
Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptions
SCIENCE DAILY A volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. New infrasound recordings of Cotopaxi volcano in... 23 hours
Squeezing light at the nanoscale
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new technique to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces, generating an intense, nanoscale antenna that could be used to detect single biomolecules. 1 day
Integrated lead discovery: An evolving toolbox
SCIENCE DAILY A new review article offers an informative guide to the established and emerging tools available for early drug discovery and screening, and provides illustrative scenarios demonstrating considerations that drive decisions on choice of lead discovery tactics. 1 day
Better be safe than sorry: Economic optimization risks tipping of Earth system elements
SCIENCE DAILY Optimizing economic welfare without constraints might put human well-being at risk, a new climate study argues. While being successful in bringing down... 1 day
Opioid overdose responsible for over 500,000 years of life lost in Ohio
SCIENCE DAILY More than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a new study. 1 day
Land-based portion of massive East Antarctic ice sheet retreated little during past eight million years
SCIENCE DAILY Large parts of the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet did not retreat significantly during a time when atmospheric... 1 day
Dry riverbeds are contributing to climate change more than previously thought
SCIENCE DAILY A massive world-wide study of dry riverbeds has found they're contributing more carbon emissions than previously thought, and this could help scientists better understand how to... 1 day
Camouflaged nanoparticles used to deliver killer protein to cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A biomimetic nanosystem can deliver therapeutic proteins to selectively target cancerous tumors, according to a team of Penn State researchers. 1 day
Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in government
SCIENCE DAILY The new research is the most comprehensive study on this topic and looks at the implications of the presence of women in other occupations... 1 day
Why the tongue of the Pine Island Glacier suddenly shrank
SCIENCE DAILY The Pine Island Glacier in Western Antarctica is not only one of the fastest-flowing ice streams in the Southern Hemisphere; over the past 11 years, four major icebergs... 1 day
Brromeliads contribute to mosquito breeding in Miami
SCIENCE DAILY With vector-borne diseases posing an increasing public health threat to communities in South Florida and elsewhere, a new study led by public health researchers has revealed that ornamental bromeliad plants contribute to breeding of... 1 day
Brain matures faster due to childhood stress
SCIENCE DAILY Stress in early childhood leads to faster maturation of certain brain regions during adolescence. In contrast, stress experienced later in life leads to slower maturation of the adolescent brain. 1 day
Gum disease may be a key initiator of rheumatoid arthritis related autoimmunity
SCIENCE DAILY The results of the study demonstrate increased levels of gum disease, and disease-causing bacteria, in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 1 day
Physiological and social determinants of children's sharing behavior
SCIENCE DAILY When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? Researchers have investigated this question in a controlled behavioral experiment. The motivation to share seems... 1 day
Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields
SCIENCE DAILY For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function -- produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential... 1 day
Novel method for investigating pore geometry in rocks
SCIENCE DAILY In a fusion of mathematics and earth science, researchers have proposed a novel method for characterizing pore geometry in rock, based on persistence diagram analysis and a newly proposed parameter, the distance... 1 day
Human and artificial intelligence join forces to study complexity of the brain
SCIENCE DAILY A team of scientists has mapped the gene expression of each individual brain cell during aging, though they started small: with the brain of... 2 days
Brain's water system and stroke treatment
SCIENCE DAILY Water is transported from the blood into the brain via an ion transporter, a new study on mice reveals. If the mechanism can be targeted with medicine, it may prove relevant to all disorders involving increased... 2 days
Minimalist biostructures designed to create nanomaterials
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers fabricate four molecules of only seven amino acids with the ability to self-assemble and rapidly and inexpensively form nanomaterials for biomedical and nanotechnological purposes. Inspired on a type of natural assembly seen in amyloid fibers,... 2 days
Who is to blame for marine litter?
SCIENCE DAILY Members of the public are more likely to blame the global marine litter crisis on retailers, industry and government, according to new research. 2 days
Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles
SCIENCE DAILY Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but the association was not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the... 2 days
Online information on vaccines and autism not always reliable
SCIENCE DAILY Google search results in several countries can provide unreliable information based on old, 'weak' scientific studies. Researchers analyzing the top 200 websites in a search for 'vaccines autism' found that... 2 days
Water fluoridation confirmed to prevent dental decay in US children and adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY The fluoridation of America's drinking water was a great public health achievement in the twentieth century but there are few studies from the last... 2 days
CLOVES Syndrome: Remarkable improvement in the health of 19 patients medical first
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have recently demonstrated the efficacy of a novel medication in a cohort of 19 patients suffering from CLOVES Syndrome (Congenital Lipomatous Overgrowth, Vascular... 2 days
Realization of high-performance magnetic sensors due to magnetic vortex structures
SCIENCE DAILY Magnetic sensors play a key role in a variety of applications, such as speed and position sensing in the automotive industry or in biomedical applications. 2 days
Yellow fever: A new method for testing vaccine safety
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have recently developed a novel alternative method to animal testing that can be used to verify the safety of vaccines such as the yellow fever vaccine. 2 days
Quantum transfer at the push of a button
SCIENCE DAILY In the new quantum information technologies, fragile quantum states have to be transferred between distant quantum bits. Researchers have now realized such a quantum transmission between two solid-state qubits at the push... 2 days
3D imaging and computer modeling capture breast duct development
SCIENCE DAILY Working with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3D computer model... 2 days
Five new species of snail-sucking snakes discovered
SCIENCE DAILY New research has uncovered five new species of snakes in Ecuador and Peru with peculiar dining etiquette: they suck the viscous bodies of snails out of their shells. 2 days
Personel management: When self-doubt misjudges achievement
SCIENCE DAILY Individuals who have a pervasive sense that their reputations are not justified by their achievements may suffer from impostor syndrome. In such a case, a new study shows, negative feedback can lead to a real deterioration... 2 days
161 genetic factors for myopia identified
SCIENCE DAILY Myopia, also known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is the most common disorder affecting the eyesight and it is on the increase. This is particularly worrying for severely short-sighted people as it increases their risk of developing... 2 days
Early source of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around 11 percent of the world's population. 2 days
Increased helmet use in alpine sports fails to reduce risk of traumatic brain injury
SCIENCE DAILY A new study confirms that helmets are generally effective in protecting skiers and snowboarders from head injuries, but questions their... 2 days
Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting -- at least not in lemurs
SCIENCE DAILY Surprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, since androgens... 2 days
Dads often earn more, even if they're not harder workers
SCIENCE DAILY When it comes to earning potential, it pays to be a dad, new research suggests. The study found that men often receive a wage boost when they become... 2 days
Interfacing with the brain
Sounding rocket takes a second look at the Sun
Researchers describe abundant marine life at the 'White Shark Café'
What's the minimum number of people you should send in a generational ship to Proxima Centauri?
These frogs walk instead of hop, video reveals
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Researchers study lanternfly's potential to harm grapevines
Biological light sensor filmed in action
Biological light sensor filmed in action
Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC
A sprinkle of platinum nanoparticles onto graphene makes brain probes more sensitive
Ending AIDS? These three places show the epidemic is far from over
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Video: Caesar's last breath and Einstein's lost fridge
Short-term changes in Antarctica's ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fate
New Greenland telescope is up and running
We must ensure new food retail technologies are not barriers to better health