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Poor water conditions drive invasive snakeheads onto land  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
The largest fish to walk on land, the voracious northern snakehead, will flee water that is too acidic, salty or high in carbon dioxide—important information for future management of this invasive species. more
New CRISPR genome “prime editing” system  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Gene editing to correct genetic faults and removing the risk of hereditary diseases may soon become reality. Researchers have come up with a new gene editing technology that could help patients with sickle cell anaemia and... more
Revealing the nanostructure of wood could help raise height limits for wooden skyscrapers  PHYS.ORG · 48 minutes
There is increasing interest around the world in using timber as a lighter, more sustainable construction alternative to steel and concrete. While... more
Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a threat  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope -- the very symbol of the medical profession -- is facing an uncertain prognosis more
Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A startling presentation at UEG Week 2019, in Barcelona, reveals that the gut microbiome is at high risk for damage each time we use a drug... more
U.S. tech firm Maxar taps startup's robotics for moon mission  REUTERS · 6 hours
U.S. technology company Maxar Technologies Inc said it picked software developed by space startup Olis Robotics... more
Pelosi's prescription for high drug prices clears committee  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Pelosi's prescription for high drug prices clears key committee and moves closer to a floor vote more
Bed time is the best time to take blood pressure medication  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
People with high blood pressure who take all their anti-hypertensive medication in one go at bedtime have better controlled blood pressure and a significantly lower risk... more
Freestanding emergency departments increase local market spending on emergency care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Rather than functioning as substitutes for hospital-based emergency departments, freestanding emergency departments have increased local market spending on emergency care in three of four states' markets where they... more
Crabs can solve and remember their way around a maze  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
A new study has revealed how common shore crabs can navigate their way around a complex maze and can even remember the route in order to find food. more
Freestanding emergency departments increase local market spending on care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Rather than functioning as substitutes for hospital-based emergency departments, freestanding emergency departments have increased local market spending on emergency care in three of four states' markets where they have entered,... more
Missouri researchers provide first comprehensive literature reviews on arrogance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
On a first date, people focus on making a good first impression. But when someone brags about themselves constantly, that person is often exhibiting some level of arrogance. more
Scientists take new step toward the goal of growing cell-based meat for human consumption  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein... more
Scientists ask all countries to wake up to the challenge of halving nitrogen waste  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
More than 150 top international scientists are calling on the world to take urgent action on nitrogen pollution, to tackle... more
DoD working on Space Force rollout plan pending congressional approval  SPACE NEWS · 8 hours
White House officials have asked DoD to prepare a detailed public communications plan for the new... more
Companies, international partners key to future lunar exploration  SPACE NEWS · 9 hours
Entrepreneurs and international government agencies will play important roles in NASA’s future lunar exploration, according to speakers at the 2019... more
Wake-up call: Cellular sleep isn't as harmless as once thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
New research into the mechanics of cellular sleep and shutdown could shed light on the aging process and how to potentially intervene. more
What to know about an inguinal hernia  MNT · 7 hours
An inguinal hernia is when part of the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for inguinal hernias, plus potential risks. more
What is ophthalmology?  MNT · 9 hours
Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye. Learn about the specialisms of ophthalmologists here, as well as the medical conditions they treat and the procedures they perform. more
Dementia patients’ adult kids develop symptoms six years earlier than their parents  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A person's chance of developing dementia is influenced by family history, variations in certain genes, and medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.... more
Medical News Today: What is a rheumatologist?  MNT · 7 hours
Rheumatologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. In this article, learn about the conditions they work with, the procedures they perform, and when to see one. more
WPI biomedical engineer is creating a new robot to detect and monitor prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A biomedical engineer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating a new medical robot that uses minimally invasive technologies to safely... more
Medical News Today: Recovery after a vasectomy: What to know  MNT · 7 hours
Vasectomies are safe procedures with a low risk of complications. Here we discuss what to expect during the recovery period after a vasectomy and provide advice on self-care. more
Everything you need to know about syringomyelia  MNT · 9 hours
Syringomyelia occurs when a fluid filled cyst forms in the spinal cord. Learn about the possible symptoms, causes, and treatment options in this article. more
Embryonic development: Earlier origin of neural crest cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Neural crest cells have been thought to originate in the ectoderm, the outermost of the three germ layers formed in the earliest stages of embryonic development. But their capacity to form derivatives... more
Dementia patients' adult kids diagnosed earlier than their parents  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new study indicates that people with dementia -- whose parents also had dementia -- develop symptoms an average of six years earlier than their parents. more
When a freestanding emergency department comes to town, costs go up  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Rather than functioning as substitutes for hospital-based emergency departments, freestanding emergency departments have increased local market spending on emergency care in three of four states' markets... more
Researchers uncover earlier origin of the neural crest in chick embryos  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Neural crest cells -- embryonic cells in vertebrates that travel throughout the body and generate many cell types -- have been thought to originate in the... more
Medical News Today: What is ophthalmology?  MNT · 7 hours
Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye. Learn about the specialisms of ophthalmologists here, as well as the medical conditions they treat and the procedures they perform. more
New study reveals that crabs can solve and remember their way around a maze  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
A new Swansea University study has revealed how common shore crabs can navigate their way around a complex maze and... more
Heart and brain health are connected, but what influences both?  MNT · 9 hours
A new study in twins finds that modifiable factors, such as early family life, may be more important than genes in driving heart and brain health outcomes. more
Machine-learning analysis of X-ray data picks out key catalytic properties  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Scientists seeking to design new catalysts to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane have used a novel artificial intelligence (AI) approach to identify key catalytic properties. By using... more
Scientists enhance color and texture of cultured meat  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers are exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture and color of bovine muscle grown from cells in culture. This... more
Protein in blood protects against neuronal damage after brain hemorrhage  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Patients who survive a cerebral hemorrhage may suffer delayed severe brain damage caused by free hemoglobin, which comes from red blood cells and damages neurons. Researchers have now... more
UofSC researchers find a new route for effective treatment of Gulf War Illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A recent study led by scientists at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has shown that adjusting GI... more
New research challenges the traditional understanding of cellular sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A University of Arizona-led research team challenged the traditional understanding of cellular sleep and discovered new information that could lead to interventions in the aging process. more
Magnetics with a twist: Scientists find new way to image spins  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have put a new spin on measuring and controlling spins in nickel oxide, with an eye toward improving electronic devices' speed and memory capacity. more
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