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Medical News Today: How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism
MNT A recent study looks at the links between the immune system, gut bacteria, and autism spectrum disorders. It uncovers some interesting interactions. 41 minutes
Medical News Today: Having an audience makes your brain perform better
MNT New research examines what goes on in the brain when people perform a task in front of an audience versus when they are not being watched. 41 minutes
Medical News Today: Why are my legs and feet numb?
MNT There are many reasons why a person may feel numbness or tingling in their legs or feet. The most common is sitting in the same position for too... 41 minutes
CDC expands warning to consumers over tainted romaine lettuce
ABC NEWS The government is now warning all romaine lettuce, not just chopped, be tossed. 55 minutes
Igor the Siberian tiger gets stem-cell hip treatment in Hungary
REUTERS SZEGED, Hungary (Reuters) - Igor, a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo, received stem-cell joint treatment... 11 minutes
Tooth Sensitivity: Causes, Remedies & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that involves discomfort or pain in teeth when encountering certain substances and temperatures. 6 hours
LIVE SCIENCE CRISPR technology is a simple yet powerful tool for editing genomes. It allows researchers to easily alter DNA sequences and modify gene function. 6 hours
$2 million funding boosts progress of UAB biomedical startup
NEWS MEDICAL A $2 million investment is the latest step forward for the biomedical startup CNine Biosolutions LLC, which is headed by former University of Alabama at Birmingham postdoctoral fellow Theresa Schein,... 7 hours
Study debunks ‘myth’ that strenuous exercise dampens immunity
NEWS MEDICAL New research overturns a myth that has persisted for nearly four decades - that competing in endurance sports, like this weekend's London Marathon, suppresses the body's immune system and makes competitors more... 8 hours
Study examines how higher-order gene combinations help maintain normal cell physiology
NEWS MEDICAL We inherit many traits from our parents including the color of our eyes and hair. Unfortunately, we also inherit risk factors for certain diseases such as... 7 hours
New Shepard: Rocket for Space Tourism
SPACE.COM New Shepard is a rocket manufactured by Blue Origin for space tourism. It is designed to take up to six passengers into suborbital space inside of a crew capsule. 7 hours
CPRIT awards $2 million grant to push forward breast cancer research in West Texas
NEWS MEDICAL A $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will allow Texas Tech University Health Sciences... 8 hours
Scientists identify gene responsible for evolution of recombination rates
NEWS MEDICAL Genetics is a crapshoot. During sexual reproduction, genes from both the mother and the father mix and mingle to produce a genetic combination unique to each offspring. In most cases,... 8 hours
Researchers discover blood biomarkers that may help detect, confirm mild traumatic brain injury
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, Georgetown University and the University of Rochester have found that specific small molecules in blood... 8 hours
Unhealthy diet damages the development of immature fat cells, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL 24 hours. This is all it takes for a so-called precursor fat cell to have its 'epigenetic recipe' on how to correctly develop into a mature... 8 hours
E. coli Warning Expands to Include Heads, Hearts of Romaine
LIVE SCIENCE Consumers are being warned to avoid even more romaine lettuce products. 11 hours
CDC Says to Avoid All Romaine Lettuce Amid E. Coli Outbreak
LIVE SCIENCE Consumers are being warned to avoid even more romaine lettuce products. 10 hours
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SPACE NEWS GEOShare, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary matching missions with orbital slots in an effort to boost satellite sales, has signed up... 10 hours
340 000 stars interrogated in search for sun s siblings 340,000 Stars Interrogated in Search for Sun's Siblings
ASTRO WATCH An Australian-led group of astronomers working with European collaborators has revealed the “DNA” of more than 340,000 stars in the... 11 hours
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ASTRO WATCH A G2-class (moderate) geomagnetic storm hit the Earth today due to the arrival of an isolated, positive polarity coronal hole high-speed stream (CH HSS) or potential... 11 hours
Betting On Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response
NPR A California tech firm believes that artificial intelligence can help communities prepare for, and respond to, quakes. 11 hours
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ASTRO WATCH Researchers at CU Boulder have completed an unprecedented... 11 hours
How Columbia’s Student Uprising of 1968 Was Sparked by a Segregated Gym
HISTORY The ‘Gym Crow’ controversy became a flashpoint at an already volatile university. 11 hours
The Sex Scandal That Ruined Alexander Hamilton’s Chances of Becoming President
HISTORY Hamilton torpedoed his own presidential ambitions for good in 1797, when he published a tell-all pamphlet about the sordid details of his earlier affair with a... 11 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. 12 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... 12 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. 12 hours
The Complicated History of Cannabis in the US
HISTORY American colonists were once encouraged to grow and cultivate cannabis for hemp, but it all changed when the plant's more "medicinal" uses were discovered. 12 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. 12 hours
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... 12 hours
Medical News Today: Is fibromyalgia worse in women?
MNT The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including... 14 hours
I Was There For Robert Kennedy’s Electrifying Speech about MLK’s Murder
HISTORY Mary Evans was just 16 years old when she attended a rally for presidential hopefull, Robert F. Kennedy. The experience changed her life. 12 hours
WATCH: Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say
ABC NEWS The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. 14 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. 13 hours
Tiny microenvironments in the ocean hold clues to global nitrogen cycle
PHYS.ORG Nitrogen is essential to marine life and cycles throughout the ocean in a delicately balanced system. Living organisms—especially marine plants called phytoplankton—require nitrogen in processes such... 15 hours
Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say
ABC NEWS The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. 14 hours
understanding mercury s magnetic tail Understanding Mercury’s Magnetic Tail
ASTRO WATCH Theoretical physicists used simulations to explain the unusual readings collected in 2009 by the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) mission. The origin of energetic electrons... 15 hours
Researchers find crucial links between dopamine and avoidance behavior
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have for the first time found direct causal links between the neurotransmitter dopamine and avoidance – behavior related to pain and... 14 hours
Texas appeals court dismisses 'revenge porn' law
PHYS.ORG A Texas appeals court has ruled unconstitutional a state law that punishes those who post intimate images from previous or current relationships online without consent. 15 hours
This Ice Is Nearly As Hot As the Sun. Scientists Have Now Made It on Earth
LIVE SCIENCE For the first time, researchers re-created the high-pressure water ice likely found in the interiors of... 14 hours
How social networking sites may discriminate against women
PHYS.ORG Social media and the sharing economy have created new opportunities by leveraging online networks to build trust and remove marketplace barriers. But a growing body of research suggests that old gender and... 15 hours
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Scientists Built A New Microscope To Watch Cells, And The Footage is Breathtaking
LIVE SCIENCE Stunning new microscope images reveal human cancer cells slinking through blood cells and show molecules coursing through a zebrafish embryo's tiny ear... 15 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... 13 hours
U.K. Man With 'Worst Ever' Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Is Now Cured
LIVE SCIENCE The U.K. man who caught the "worst ever" case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has been cured. 14 hours
Cicadas on different schedules can hybridize
SCIENCE-NEWS A new genetic study suggests that cicadas that emerge every 17 years have swapped genetic material with those that emerge every 13 years. 13 hours
The good, the bad and their fortuitous differences
PHYS.ORG Genetic differences between two very similar fungi, one that led to Quorn, the proprietary meat substitute, and another that ranks among the world's most damaging crop pathogens, have exposed the significant features... 15 hours
How installing hi-tech windows helped a DFW Airport bar sell twice as many drinks
PHYS.ORG At DFW International Airport, the coolest seats in the house can be found near Gate A28. 13 hours
Medical News Today: 15 ways to prevent pregnancy
MNT A person can choose from a wide range of methods to avoid pregnancy. Non-hormonal methods include condoms and natural family planning, where a person tracks their cycle of fertility. Hormonal methods include... 12 hours
Dark Photons Probably Don't Exist, and If They Did, They'd Be Super Weird
LIVE SCIENCE A measurement of the fine structure constant puts significant limitations on the existence of these dark partners to ordinary light particles. 15 hours
Netflix Doc 'Mercury 13' Chronicles First US Women Tested for Spaceflight
SPACE.COM A famous scene from space history gets an unexpected twist in the opening moments of "Mercury 13," a new hour-long documentary from Netflix and directors David... 12 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... 12 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... 12 hours
Mysterious red spots on Mercury get names – but what are they?
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, but far from being a dull cinder of a world, it has instead turned out to... 18 hours
Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at UK car plant: source
PHYS.ORG Japanese automaker Nissan will axe hundreds of staff at its car plant in northeastern England due to a sharp fall in diesel car sales, a source... 17 hours
This Contorted Mystery Squid May Be the 'Most Bizarre' Ever Seen
LIVE SCIENCE An unidentified species of squid recently performed an unusual "twisted" ballet. 17 hours
Closing the gender gap in some science fields may take over 100 years
SCIENCE-NEWS In some STEM fields, the gender gap won’t disappear for decades or even centuries, a new study suggests. 16 hours
The Whole Earth Could Be Watched by Live Cameras in Space
LIVE SCIENCE A bunch of very big corporations and rich men are hoping to start watching the whole Earth at all times with video cameras in outer space. 16 hours
Medical News Today: How to make yourself fart
MNT Farting is an everyday term for the expulsion of gas that builds up in the body. Gas can cause uncomfortable bloating and pain, but many yoga poses and other positions can help... 16 hours
Trump’s EPA wants to stamp out ‘secret science.’ Internal emails show it is harder than expected
Science Magazine Critics say controversial plan is aimed at crippling regulators 17 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. 16 hours
Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?
MNT A study looks at the relationship between diet, gut bacteria, and osteoarthritis. Surprisingly, it found that the microbiome is linked to joint health. 16 hours
UK teen who hacked CIA chief gets two-year prison term
PHYS.ORG A British teenager who accessed the email accounts of top US intelligence and security officials including the head of the CIA was sentenced to two years in prison... 17 hours
Diamonds Can Turn Flexible when Made into Nanoscale Needles
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers from Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and the United States has demonstrated that nanoscale... 17 hours
Top stories: Diamond-studded meteorites, ‘crazy bad’ air pollution, and a ‘gateway’ virus
Science Magazine This week’s top Science news 16 hours
53 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC
ABC NEWS CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out. 17 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... 17 hours
Trump's EPA wants to stamp out 'secret science.' Internal emails show it is harder than expected
Science Magazine Critics say controversial plan is aimed at crippling regulators 17 hours
Multi-watt, multi-octave, mid-infrared femtosecond source
Science Magazine Spectroscopy in the wavelength range from 2 to 11 μm (900 to 5000 cm–1) implies a multitude of applications in fundamental physics, chemistry, as well as environmental and life sciences. The related vibrational transitions, which all infrared-active small... 15 hours
Scientists find link between soil metals and cancer mortality
NEWS MEDICAL Spanish 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... 15 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... 16 hours
Bankrupt Spaceflight Company's Assets to Help Young Minds Soar
SPACE.COM Before it went bankrupt last year, XCOR Aerospace aimed to fly tourists to space with the company's Lynx suborbital vehicle. But now, XCOR's assets will help give high school and... 17 hours
Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks
PHYS.ORG An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users—raising... 17 hours
Center for Environmental Health Sciences selects 2018 poster winners
MIT Annual poster session showcases recent work on biological effects of exposure to environmental agents. 15 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... 16 hours
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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Bike-share companies are transforming US cities – and they're just getting started
Running facial recognition on buildings to unlock architectural secrets
Using tooth sensors to detect disease