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Fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 minutes
Fasting regimens have gained public and scientific interest in recent years, but fasting shouldn't be dismissed as a fad. In a study published in Cell, Mount Sinai researchers... more
New images from asteroid probe offer clues on planet formation  PHYS.ORG · 19 minutes
Photographs snapped by a shoebox-sized probe that explored the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu have offered new clues about its composition, insights that will help scientists understand the formation of... more
Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame  PHYS.ORG · 19 minutes
As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. more
Vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 minutes
E-cigarette "vaping" is widely assumed to be safer than cigarette smoking, but scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have uncovered evidence suggesting... more
San Francisco Zoo brings red-legged frogs back to Yosemite  PHYS.ORG · 19 minutes
A healthy population of red-legged frogs is hopping in Yosemite National Park, helped by a reintroduction program with the San Francisco Zoo. more
NASA's aqua satellite finds a weaker Chantal, now a depression  PHYS.ORG · 19 minutes
Over the last day, winds outside of Tropical Storm Chantal have been weakening the storm in the North Atlantic Ocean. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 minutes
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. more
Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 minutes
In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a... more
Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 minutes
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of... more
Where are new stars born? NASA's Webb Telescope will investigate  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
When it comes to making new stars, the party is almost over in the present-day universe. In fact, it's been nearly over for billions of years. Our Milky... more
Fasting Improves Inflammatory Diseases without Compromising Antimicrobial Immunity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 hours
Short-term and intermittent fasting reduces chronic inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases without affecting the immune system’s response to acute... more
Elevated Levels of Oxygen Gave Rise to North American Dinosaurs, Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 hour
A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Texas Austin has used a new technique to analyze tiny amounts of... more
Last Delta 4 Medium launches GPS-3 satellite  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
United Launch Alliance completed the last launch of a Delta 4 Medium Aug. 22, sending a GPS-3 satellite into a medium Earth... more
N6-methyladenosine RNA modification-mediated cellular metabolism rewiring inhibits viral replication  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Host cell metabolism can be modulated by viral infection, affecting viral survival or clearance. The cellular metabolism rewiring mediated by N6-methyladenosine (m6A) modification in virus-host interaction remains largely unknown. Here... more
Mapping nucleation kinetics with nanometer resolution  nanowerk · 2 hours
Scientists discovered a new imaging method - nanoscale nucleation kinetic mapping - which allows direct imaging of nucleation events at a solid-liquid interface. more
Scratching the surface of how your brain senses an itch  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Light touch plays a critical role in everyday tasks, such as picking up a glass or playing a musical instrument, as well as for detecting the touch of,... more
Tracing the evolution of vision  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
The function of the visual photopigment rhodopsin and its action in the retina to facilitate vision is well understood. However, there remain questions about other biological functions of this family of proteins (opsins) and this has ramifications for... more
Genetic diversity couldn't save Darwin's finches  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers found that Charles Darwin's famous finches defy what has long been considered a key to evolutionary success: genetic diversity. The study of the finches of the Galapagos Islands could change the way conservation biologists think... more
Comparison of three similar frontline breast cancer drugs reveals important differences  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
First head-to-head comparison of CDK4/6 inhibitors in cell line and animal models of breast cancer reveals important differences, including one drug that exhibits unique, potentially advantageous... more
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Coordinated observations of Jupiter in early 2017 by six ground-based telescopes and Hubble allowed astronomers to study the evolution of bright plumes and connect them with cloud movements deep in... more
Ginkgo biloba may aid in treating type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Ginkgo Biloba, one of the oldest living trees species, may offer some clues in better treatments for Type 2 Diabetes, says one researcher. more
New study reveals carbon nanotubes measurement possible for the first time  nanowerk · 2 hours
Experiments yield conductivity measurements between two identical carbon nanotubes. more
Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear incident  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident more
Ancient Skeletons with Alien-Like Heads Unearthed in Croatia  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 hours
Archaeologists have unearthed three ancient skeletons in Croatia — and two of them had pointy, artificially deformed skulls. more
Phase-change heterostructure enables ultralow noise and drift for memory operation  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Artificial intelligence and other data-intensive applications have escalated the demand for data storage and processing. New computing devices, e.g., phase-change random access memory (PCRAM) based neuro-inspired devices, are... more
Structure of protein nanoturbine revealed  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Cells rely on protein complexes known as ATP synthases or ATPases for their energy needs. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules power most of the processes sustaining life. Structural biologist Professor Leonid Sazanov and his research group from the Institute... more
Florida's oysters in Apalachicola, Cedar Key face climate threats to survival  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Climate change isn't a primary suspect in the stunning extermination of Apalachicola Bay oysters, a calamity pegged to a variety of atrocities. more
Climate change will alter waves along half the world's coast  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
New research finds that a warming planet will also alter ocean waves along more than 50% of the world's coastlines. This research has significant implications for coastal flooding... more
High-precision technique stores cellular 'memory' in DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers have created a technology called DOMINO to store complex 'memories' in the DNA of living cells, including human cells. This memory storage capacity can form the foundation of complex circuits that trigger a... more
Materials scientists build a synthetic system with compartments like real cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Polymer chemists and materials scientists have achieved some notable advances that mimic Nature, but one of the most common and practical features of cells has so... more
Utah scraps state-run dispensary system for medical cannabis  ABC NEWS · 56 minutes
Utah legislators are drafting a bill that would scrap a planned state-run medical cannabis dispensary system after facing mounting pressure from county attorneys who said the system put public employees at risk... more
New model developed to optimize and personalize radiotherapy for cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades, with numerous targeted drugs approved to treat particular tumor types with... more
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