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Descartes Labs unveils data refinery, modeling platform  SPACE NEWS · 18 minutes
Descartes Labs unveiled Jan. 22 a cloud-based platform for commercial customers that pairs geospatial datasets with modeling tools and applications. SpaceNews.com more
Wuhan coronavirus: Disease timeline and on the ground response  NEWS MEDICAL · 49 minutes
The Wuhan coronavirus or 2019-nCoV, a novel coronavirus, is spreading from China to other countries, with the United States confirming its first case of the potentially fatal disease. The virus... more
China health authority announces first confirmed case of new coronavirus in Hong Kong  ABC NEWS · 45 minutes
China health authority announces first confirmed case of new coronavirus in Hong Kong more
China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus  ABC NEWS · 45 minutes
China has closed off a city of more than 11 million people to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened... more
Study findings have implications for meningococcal B vaccine programs globally  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The results of the B Part of It study – the largest meningococcal B herd immunity study ever conducted – are published today in the New England Journal... more
Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University suggests that injection drug users prescribed controlled-release hydromorphone are three times more likely to develop endocarditis,... more
Oldest African DNA on record shines light on the deep human past  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A team of international researchers, which includes a Saint Louis University Madrid anthropologist, dug deep to find some of the oldest African DNA on... more
New discovery changes the understanding of gene expression  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A group of University of Chicago scientists has uncovered a previously unknown way that our genes are made into reality. more
Protein linked with neurodegenerative diseases may help explore the aggressive behavior of gliomas  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 minutes
A protein typically associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's might help scientists explore how gliomas, a type of cancerous brain tumor, become... more
New findings can help explain why immune systems are not found in many bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New findings from University of Exeter researchers reveal how bacterial immune systems can be harmful for their hosts and explain... more
Poor mental health 'both cause and effect' of school exclusion  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Children with mental health needs require urgent support from primary school onwards to avoid exclusion, which can be both cause and effect of poor mental health, new research... more
The color of your clothing can impact wildlife  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Your choice of clothing could affect the behavioral habits of wildlife around you, according to a new study. more
OSIRIS-REx completes closest flyover of sample site nightingale  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
OSIRIS-REx successfully executed a 0.4-mile (620-m) flyover of site Nightingale yesterday as part of the mission's Reconnaissance B phase activities. more
Keeping lead out of drinking water when switching disinfectants  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers found that the hazards of switching disinfectants in water systems -- increased lead levels -- can be mitigated if the change is done correctly. more
Aging of urine fertilizer prevents transfer of antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The use of human urine as fertilizer is an important step towards sustainable agriculture because the starting reagent is free, plentiful and useless in most other contexts. It has been... more
Possible Alzheimer's breakthrough suggested  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers say they have identified a previously unknown gene and associated protein (which they have named 'aggregatin') which could potentially be suppressed to slow the advance of Alzheimer's disease. more
Less may be more in next-gen batteries  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Engineers build full lithium-ion batteries with silicon anodes and an alumina layer to protect cathodes from degrading. By limiting their energy density, the batteries promise excellent stability for transportation and grid storage use. more
Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study. more
Catnip: What do we know about the feline drug?  MNT · 4 hours
Catnip is the most famous stimulant for cats. How does it work, why does it not affect all cats, and are there any catnip alternatives? We investigate. more
Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published in the journal JAMA Network Open reports that early menopause is less likely to happen in women who have had one or more pregnancies that went... more
New algorithms will lead to better prosthetics for upper limb amputees  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Reaching for something on the top shelf in the grocery store or brushing one's teeth before bed are tasks many people can do without thinking. But... more
LloydsPharmacy launches pilot program to help and support mental health patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
LloydsPharmacy is piloting an innovative new service that offers extra help and support to mental health patients. more
Study finds stress does whiten hair  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
In most cases, hair starts to gray in the thirties, and becomes pronounced in the fifties, at which time the head is typically crowned with a thatch of white, gray and perhaps some hair of the... more
Study explains equal attraction of mosquitoes to flowers and humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published online on December 23 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports the discovery of the basis on which mosquitoes are drawn... more
Climate-friendly eating patterns confer potential health gains, protect the planet  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system billions of dollars in... more
Cannabis use disorder more common in adults with pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study published in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry reports that the use of cannabis for non-medical indications is much more common in adults who have pain than... more
ECDC updates risk assessment of novel coronavirus outbreak for Europe  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified in China is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. more
Ex-pharma CEO gets over 2 years in prison for bribery scheme  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
The former head of a drug company has been sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say... more
People who had contact with man with virus to be monitored  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Health officials said Wednesday they are actively monitoring 16 people who came into close contact with the traveler to China who became the first U.S. resident... more
Climate-friendly food choices protect the planet, promote health, reduce health costs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system billions of... more
Both simple and advanced CT can effectively select stroke patients for thrombectomy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Both simple and advanced computed tomography were effective in accurately predicting which stroke patients would benefit from endovascular thrombectomy to remove a large cerebral... more
Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty ability: it can regenerate itself from nearly every imaginable injury, including decapitation. Scientists have studied these worms for decades to... more
Tw writers penned landmark inscriptions in 8th-century BCE Samaria  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A new study reveals that only 2 writers penned landmark inscriptions on an 8th-century BCE Samarian ostraca. The discovery illuminates the bureaucratic apparatus of an ancient kingdom of Israel. more
WHO panel puts off decision on whether to sound alarm on rapid spread of new virus  Science Magazine · 3 hours
Group of experts wants more data before calling coronavirus outbreak an international health emergency more
Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Does race play a role in how well someone recovers after stroke? New research focused on younger people... more
GW expands clinical trial of neoadjuvant immunotherapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The Cutaneous Oncology Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical... more
Scientists reverse HIV latency, take major scientific step toward curative therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Approximately 38 million people are infected with HIV worldwide, about 1.1 million people in the United States. Currently, people with HIV take antiretroviral therapy (ART), which... more
Researcher wins $2.5 million grant to study why therapeutic horseback riding benefits autistic children  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
After showing that a 10-week therapeutic horseback riding intervention reduced irritability and hyperactivity while improving the social communication skills of... more
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