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Five climate change science misconceptions - debunked  nanowerk · 23 minutes
The science of climate change is more than 150 years old and it is probably the most tested area of modern science. However the energy industry, political lobbyists and others have spent the last... more
A Daily Baby Aspirin Could Help Many Pregnancies And Save Lives  NPR · 1 hour
Pregnant women at high or even moderate risk of developing the life-threatening condition preeclampsia should consider taking a very small dose of aspirin daily to prevent... more
Defrosting dunes  ESA · 3 hours
Space Science Image of the Week: Bursts of gas from defrosting ice create the dark patches in this martian dune field more
Advanced particle manipulation with colloidal nanotweezers  nanowerk · 2 hours
Reserchares demonstrate an advanced nanomanipulation technique that works on optical forces alone. more
Eco-friendly method for the synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles  nanowerk · 3 hours
Researchers report a new method for the synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles. more
Reduce, reuse, recycle: The future of phosphorus  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
When Hennig Brandt discovered the element phosphorus in 1669, it was a mistake. He was really looking for gold. But his mistake was a very important scientific discovery. What Brandt couldn't have realized was... more
Storm Humberto strengthens but moves away from Bahamas and US  PHYS.ORG · 56 minutes
Tropical storm Humberto gained strength Sunday and was expected to return to hurricane force by evening, but its track now puts it far from the Bahamas and the... more
Researchers advance noise cancelling for quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 56 minutes
A team from Dartmouth College and MIT has designed and conducted the first lab test to successfully detect and characterize a class of complex, "non-Gaussian" noise processes that are routinely encountered in superconducting quantum... more
Dozens of tigers dead after confiscation from Thai temple  PHYS.ORG · 56 minutes
More than half of the 147 tigers confiscated from a controversial Thai temple have died, park officials said Monday, blaming genetic problems linked to in-breeding at the once money-spinning tourist... more
Subterranean blaze: Indonesia struggles to douse undergound fires  PHYS.ORG · 56 minutes
Thousands of Indonesian firefighters are locked in an around-the-clock game of Whack-a-Mole as they battle to extinguish an invisible enemy—underground fires that aggravate global warming. more
Tomorrow's coolants of choice  nanowerk · 1 hour
Later during this century, around 2060, a paradigm shift in global energy consumption is expected: we will spend more energy for cooling purposes than for heating. New refrigeration processes such as magnetic cooling could limit the resulting impact on climate... more
Paramagnetic spins take electrons for a ride, produce electricity from heat  nanowerk · 3 hours
An international team of researchers has observed that local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material... more
Alzheimer's drug associated with two-fold higher risk of hospitalization for rhabdomyolysis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A drug commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other dementias -- donepezil -- is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission... more
Hope for coral recovery may depend on good parenting  PHYS.ORG · 56 minutes
The fate of the world's coral reefs could depend on how well the sea creatures equip their offspring to cope with global warming. more
NASA cubesat to test lunar Gateway orbit  SPACE NEWS · 4 hours
NASA has awarded a contract to a small business for the development of a cubesat designed to demonstrate the use of the... more
Machine-learning derived model can help predict risk of heart failure for diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Heart failure is an important potential complication of type 2 diabetes that occurs frequently and can lead to death or disability. more
New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study identifies specific locations where medication and harm reduction services for people with opioid use disorder should be available in order to have the greatest impact... more
Warriors Research Institute awarded grant to expand mental health treatment to Texas veterans and their families  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Warriors Research Institute, a Baylor Scott & White Research Institute center, has been awarded a $500,000... more
Amid settlement talks, opioids keep taking a grim toll  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
As the nation's attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with its blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on in state after state, community after community more
Childhood behavior associated with paracetamol intake during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The research published today (Monday 16 September) in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined whether there were any effects of taking paracetamol in mid-pregnancy and the behavior of the offspring between the ages... more
After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection in a deal that would give its future profits to those suing it over the toll of opioids more
Men and women with diabetes or prediabetes experience different comorbidities, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Barcelona, Spain (16-20 Sept) shows... more
Recent studies suggest a potential dip in rate of new diabetes cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
While overall, the numbers (prevalence) of people with type 2 diabetes continue to grow at an alarming rate, new research presented at this year's... more
Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study. more
Analysis of lens in the eye can predict patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in... more
Analysis of the lens in the eye can predict patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of... more
Physical fitness linked to better brain function  MNT · 9 hours
In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability. more
Medical News Today: Physical fitness linked to better brain function  MNT · 9 hours
In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability. more
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
The company that made billions selling OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy protection more
Medical News Today: Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling  MNT · 9 hours
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression,... more
Antibiotic resistance surges in dolphins, mirroring humans  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Scientists obtained a total of 733 pathogen isolates from 171 individual wild Bottlenose dolphins in Florida and found that the overall prevalence of resistance to at least one antibiotic for the 733 isolates was... more
Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
An international research team has developed a new strategy that can predict the potential clinical implications of new therapeutic compounds based on simple cellular responses. more
Cuomo pushes for flavored e-cig ban, citing risk to youth  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine more
New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine more
University of Illinois at Chicago opens three health care simulation centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
This fall, the University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates the opening of three health care simulation centers. more
Summer of Blob: Maine sees more big, stinging jellyfish  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Seaside New England is known for rocky shores, seafood shacks, chance whale sightings and, in recent months, lots of gooey, tentacled blobs. more
Americans living with rheumatic disease face healthcare challenges, survey reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Americans living with rheumatic disease face significant healthcare challenges, according to a national patient survey released this week by the American College of Rheumatology and its Simple Tasks™... more
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