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Brazilian plant extract fights Candidiasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 43 minutes
There are many fungi that live in the body that make up the normal body microbial flora. One type, Candida, a type of yeast, normally thrives in small amounts in areas such as the skin, abdomen, and mouth,... more
Scientists discover one of world's oldest bird species at Waipara, New Zealand  PHYS.ORG · 37 minutes
The ancestor of some of the largest flying birds ever has been found in Waipara, North Canterbury. more
Newly-Developed Solar Cells Convert Ambient Indoor Light into Electricity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 hours
An international team of researchers from Sweden and China has developed organic photovoltaic cells that convert ambient indoor... more
LEO constellation operators OneWeb, Iridium announce collaboration  SPACE NEWS · 2 hours
Iridium and OneWeb, two companies pursuing different types of telecommunications businesses from low Earth orbit, said Sept. 17 that they would work... more
Boeing calls for government intervention in ICBM program  SPACE NEWS · 1 hour
Boeing is asking the government to force a teaming arrangement with Northrop Grumman for the GBSD program. SpaceNews.com more
Gemini Observatory Captures Multicolor Image of First-ever Interstellar Comet  ASTRO WATCH · 53 minutes
The first-ever comet from beyond our Solar System has been successfully imaged by the Gemini Observatory in multiple... more
Bony Vertebrates Release Bone-Derived Hormone Osteocalcin in Response to Stress, Study Finds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
A new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows that humans and other bony vertebrates need a hormone called osteocalcin to develop an... more
Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized ape waited in Rudabánya, Hungary,... more
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits more
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Some of the money in Purdue Pharma's proposed multibillion-dollar opioid settlement would come from the continued sale of opioids more
Scientific Meeting » Webinar: Insights from Social Psychology and Neuroscience on Bias  NIMH · 4 hours
On September 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, the NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity (ODWD) is hosting the second webinar in... more
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York more
Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The more anemic you are, the more likely it is that you could spread dengue fever because mosquitoes feeding on your blood have a greater chance of picking up the virus. This... more
Human heart evolved to adapt to the demands of life, study says  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The human heart underwent major physical changes throughout history, based on what activities or lifestyle people had, a new study found. As a result,... more
Ticks now carrying multiple diseases, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study published in the journal mBio reports that ticks carry many more disease-causing agents than just those responsible for causing Lyme disease. more
Study on DNA spread by genetically modified mosquitoes prompts backlash  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Company and some scientists dispute suggestion that released strain may have made local mosquitoes fitter more
The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback  MIT · 3 hours
The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information that would aid our efforts to assure the humane care of research animals used at MIT and the Whitehead... more
Novel anti-cancer nanomedicine for efficient chemotherapy  nanowerk · 3 hours
Scientists have developed a new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted cancer chemotherapy. This new nano-tool provides a new approach to use cell-based nanomedicines for effcient cancer chemotherapy. more
Gateway development remains on track  SPACE NEWS · 5 hours
With one module under contract and a second soon to be formally awarded, NASA says development of the lunar Gateway, a key element of its Artemis... more
Married CEOs are more committed to social issues than non-married peers  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
If a company wants a leader who is committed to corporate social responsibility, it would be wise to hire a married man. Married men in the... more
Emphasizing social play in kindergarten improves academics, reduces teacher burnout  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation, finds new UBC research. more
Researchers see need for action on forest fire risk  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
How do humans affect forest fires? And what can we learn from forest fires in the past for the future of forestry? An international team of researchers led by Elisabeth... more
New study measures how much of corals' nutrition comes from hunting  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
When it comes to feeding, corals have a few tricks up their sleeve. Most of their nutrients come from microscopic algae living inside of them, but... more
UM study abroad students fuel understanding of gaps in conservation data  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Animals around the globe face rising extinction rates, but there is often a lack of data about the causes of population declines, as well as ecological... more
New pathway that controls fat formation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
In work suggesting new therapeutic targets to fight obesity, researchers have identified a novel mechanism that regulates the creation of fat in mammals. more
Happy hour for time-resolved crystallography  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Researchers from the Department of Atomically Resolved Dynamics of the Max Planck institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Hamburg, the University of Hamburg and the European Molecular... more
Programmable swarmbots make flexible biological tools  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Biomedical engineers have developed a new platform to create biological drugs using specially engineered bacteria that burst and release useful proteins when they sense that their capsule is becoming too crowded. more
Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse - one involving removal of the uterus via hysterectomy and the other employing mesh... more
Genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
New results show that human-acquired antibiotic resistance genes are being transmitted to livestock, companion animals and wildlife. Researchers analyzed a global set of 901 genome sequences... more
New AI-guided robotic platform for automation of synthetic biological molecules  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A cross-disciplinary team of MIT researchers have published details of an artificial intelligence (AI) guided robotic platform for flow synthesis of small molecule organic compounds. The paper appeared... more
Environmental toxin produced by algae may lead to ALS  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). more
Electric pill bottles and text messaging not enough to affect blood pressure control  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Blood pressure levels in patients with hypertension did not improve when patients took part in automated texting or were given electronic pill... more
Deeper understanding of early life experiences can help combat chronic obesity and frequent bingeing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
According to a new study, dysfunctional eating patterns and habits in overweight and obese adults can be triggered by early... more
Machine learning used to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Scientists have developed a new technique for predicting the final size of a wildfire from the moment of ignition. more
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