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Brazil milks deadly snakes for their life-saving venom  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Gripping the deadly snake behind its jaws, Fabiola de Souza massages its venom glands to squeeze out drops that will save lives around Brazil where thousands of people are bitten every year. more
Genetic alteration increases risk of Autism and Tourette's impacts on the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Lancaster University researchers have discovered, for the first time, how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impacts on... more
One-third of Americans use news sources they consider less reliable  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
One-third of Americans rely on news platforms they acknowledge are less reliable, mainly social media and peers. The other two-thirds of the public consider their primary news sources... more
Research shows ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
As the world gathers in Madrid to discuss how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change, a newly released study... more
Consider soil in fall-applied ammonia rates, study says  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Fall-applied anhydrous ammonia may not fulfill as much of corn's nitrogen needs as previously assumed. According to a new study from the University of Illinois, the effectiveness of the practice depends on... more
Stretchy and squeezy soft sensors one step closer thanks to new bonding method  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Imperial College London bioengineers have found a way to create stretchy and squeezy soft sensing devices by bonding rubber to electrical components. more
In Sweden's Arctic, global warming threatens reindeer herds  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from minus 20-degree Celsius (minus 4-degree Fahrenheit) winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a... more
Toxic bushfire haze blankets eastern Australia  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes. more
How to induce magnetism in graphene  nanowerk · 2 hours
Researchers have succeeded in synthesizing a unique nanographene predicted in the 1970s, which conclusively demonstrates that carbon in very specific forms has magnetic properties that could permit future spintronic applications. more
Revered by Aztecs, Mexican hairless dog in style again in hipster era  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
At a stately museum in Mexico City, priceless paintings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera share pride of place with an unruly pack of... more
Could dark carbon be hiding the true scale of ocean 'dead zones'?  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Dead zones within the world's oceans—where there is almost no oxygen to sustain life—could be expanding far quicker than currently thought, a new study... more
LS2 Report: New fire protection equipment in the SPS  CERN · 1 hour
LS2 Report: New fire protection equipment in the SPS Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:30 There’s never a dull moment at the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) during the second... more
The 'slow earthquakes' that we cannot feel may help protect against the devastating ones  PHYS.ORG · 38 minutes
Earthquakes are sudden and their shaking can be devastating. But about 20 years ago, a new type of earthquake was... more
Researchers close in on new nonvolatile memory  nanowerk · 55 minutes
Researchers came up with a unique method for measuring the electric potential distribution across a ferroelectric capacitor - the device underlying the memory of the future, which would be orders of magnitude faster than... more
Bayer targets climate-neutral business by 2030  PHYS.ORG · 38 minutes
German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer said Tuesday it aims to become "climate-neutral" by 2030, slashing or compensating all of its greenhouse gas emissions. more
White Island: A look inside New Zealand's most active volcano  PHYS.ORG · 38 minutes
New Zealand's White Island exploded suddenly on Monday and almost instantly became the scene of unimaginable horror, but as the country's most active volcano a disaster was not... more
U.S. government updates orbital debris mitigation guidelines  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
The federal government issued updated guidelines Dec. 9 to mitigate the creation of orbital debris, but many in the space safety community... more
Water births are safe and cause fewer first and second-degree tears, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study found that water births are no more risky than land births, and that women in the water group sustain... more
Study: Claim lines for Lyme disease have increased 117% from 2007 to 2018  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
From 2007 to 2018, claim lines with diagnoses of Lyme disease increased nationally 117 percent, according to a new white paper from... more
Study can help illuminate the ways stress and external events affect mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
They work in a bubble of 80-hour work weeks, and 24-hour shifts. They're caring for patients for the first time, while still... more
Scientists highlight the benefits of Droplet Digital PCR technology at the 2019 ASH meeting  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Scientists will present more than 40 abstracts highlighting research driven in part by Bio-Rad Laboratories' Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) technology... more
Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell cancer that is more common in patients of African American descent than of European... more
U.S. Space Command chief Raymond: ‘I’m really excited for the Space Force’  SPACE NEWS · 8 hours
Raymond: "Having a Space Force with a singular focus on the space domain will be hugely, hugely helpful to us." SpaceNews.com more
Mapping genetic links between diseases using data from electronic health records  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Physicians use standard disease classifications based on symptoms or location in the body to help make diagnoses. These classifications, called nosologies, can help doctors understand which... more
Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
While the assessment of proton therapy in breast cancer treatment continues through clinical trials, data relating to early toxicity and cosmetic outcomes for this... more
Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
The antibiotic vancomycin alters the gut microbiome in a way that can help prime the immune system to more effectively attack tumor cells after... more
Rutgers researchers identify small mutations for AML and MDS through deep DNA sequencing  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Deep DNA sequencing analysis conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators examining genomic differences within tumors for prediction of disease... more
New strategies needed to manage ibrutinib-related toxicities in CLL patients, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
New findings by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that as the use of the drug ibrutinib climbs in patients with... more
Researcher designs headphones that warn pedestrians of dangers  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
To counter a growing public safety concern, researchers are designing an intelligent headphone system that warns pedestrians of imminent dangers. more
Reorganizing a computer chip: Transistors can now both process and store information  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have created a more feasible way to combine transistors and memory on a chip, potentially bringing faster computing. more
Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
Study uses machine learning and health data to identify suicide risk factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
First-of-its-kind study used machine learning and health data from the entire Danish population to create sex-specific suicide risk profiles, illuminating the complex mix of... more
Have your health and eat meat too  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there's no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms of meat per person per year, Australians are among the top meat consumers worldwide. But with... more
New bone healing mechanism has potential therapeutic applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new mechanism that contributes to adult bone maintenance and repair opens the possibility of developing therapeutic strategies for improving bone healing. more
New function for plant enzyme could lead to green chemistry  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have discovered a new function in a plant enzyme that could inspire the design of new chemical catalysts. The enzyme catalyzes, or initiates, one of the cornerstone... more
Even light alcohol consumption linked to higher cancer risk in Japan  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
In a new study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
As the world gathers in Madrid to discuss how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change, a newly released study makes the case that... more
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