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How microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals are connected
SCIENCE DAILY Prior research has suggested that mussels are a robust indicator of plastic debris and particles in marine environments. A new study says that's not the case because mussels are picky... 5 minutes
Sweet Potatoes: Delicious and Nutritious
LIVE SCIENCE Don't let the name fool you, sweet potatoes are a surprisingly nutritious vegetable. 19 minutes
DLab is a new East Coast accelerator for crypto
TechCrunch SOSV, a twenty-year-old fund with $500M in assets under management, has been running accelerators for years. Their oldest one, HAX, is the premier hardware accelerator in San Francisco and Shenzhen... 59 minutes
Predicting how native plants return to abandoned farm fields
PHYS.ORG Movement is one of the most common processes in all biology—mice forage for food and geese migrate with the seasons. While plants may be rooted in one spot for most... 4 hours
FDA targets 465 websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved drugs
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, acted this week to target 465 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved... 4 hours
Uber Eats is expanding to cover 70 percent of US population by end of year
TechCrunch Uber is continuing to expand its on-demand food delivery service, Eats. By the end of this year, Uber... 5 hours
Medical News Today: Why is my tongue burning?
MNT People may experience a burning tongue due to burning mouth syndrome (BMS) or a scald from hot food. Causes of BMS include nerve damage, underlying medical conditions, and habits, such as teeth... 5 hours
Protein found in patients with severe asthma can help identify who would benefit from targeted drugs
SCIENCE DAILY In a novel study, researchers succeeded in identifying patients with a form of severe asthma (type... 5 hours
New protein sequencing method could transform biological research
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have demonstrated a new way to sequence proteins that is much more sensitive than existing technology, identifying individual protein molecules rather than requiring millions of molecules at a time. The advance... 5 hours
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For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local
SCIENCE DAILY A new study provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for the lion's share of... 5 hours
Simone Giertz, the “Queen of Shitty Robots”, just launched a Kickstarter
TechCrunch Maybe it was her lipstick applying robot. Or her terrifying vegetable-chopping death machine. Or the robot that tried its best (and failed wonderfully) to feed her... 6 hours
How a single mutation can devastate cellular function
NEWS MEDICAL A scientist has shown how a single mutation in a protein found in astrocytes reproduces fibrous globs that devastate cellular function. 6 hours
Uber Eats is expanding to cover 70 percent of U.S. population by end of year
TechCrunch Uber is continuing to expand its on-demand food delivery service, Eats. By the end of this year, Uber... 7 hours
More in depth data is required to reveal the true global footprint of fishing
PHYS.ORG There has been a lot of debate recently on the extent of the global fishing footprint. A recent paper claimed... 7 hours
Non-native plants in homeowners' yards endanger wildlife, researchers report
PHYS.ORG Human-dominated landscapes are one of the most rapidly expanding and least-understood ecosystems on Earth. Historically, in urban areas, landowners convert native plant communities into habitats dominated by non-native species. While... 7 hours
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THE VERGE Uber Eats, the ride-hailing company’s food delivery arm that’s critical to Uber’s plan to go public... 7 hours
Do mussels reveal the fate of the oceans?
PHYS.ORG More than 10 million tons of plastic debris enter the oceans every year and are found in nearly every oceanic layer. They start out as large floating items and eventually break down... 7 hours
WATCH: Instagram is now the most popular social media platform among teens
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New definition returns meaning to information
PHYS.ORG A fish on the Great Barrier Reef continually acquires new information from its environment—the location of food, the murkiness of the water, and the sounds of distant ships, to name a few examples. But only some... 8 hours
Researchers discover drug that could combat brain cell death in those with Alzheimer's disease
PHYS.ORG One of the hallmark traits of Alzheimer's disease, a debilitating disorder marked by memory deficits and general cognitive decline, is... 9 hours
The role of the Atg2 protein in tethering pre-autophagosomal membranes to the endoplasmic reticulum
PHYS.ORG Postdoctoral Researcher Tetsuya Kotani, Associate Professor Hitoshi Nakatogawa, Honorary Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi and colleagues at Tokyo Institute of Technology have... 10 hours
Researchers have discovered a new cell structure
PHYS.ORG A new structure in human cells has been discovered by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden in collaboration with colleagues in the U.K. The structure is a new type of protein complex that the... 10 hours
Study: Atg2 tethers pre-autophagosomal membrane to endoplasmic reticulum during autophagosome formation
NEWS MEDICAL Postdoctoral Researcher Tetsuya Kotani, Associate Professor Hitoshi Nakatogawa, Honorary Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi and colleagues at Tokyo Institute of Technology have analyzed the Atg protein Atg2, whose... 14 hours
Knowledge of sex differences in lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in diagnosis, management
NEWS MEDICAL The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to... 14 hours
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Coaching improves medication adherence in people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol
NEWS MEDICAL Health Dialog, a leading provider of integrated population health management solutions for health plans, risk-bearing providers and self-insured employers, will release data showing its telephonic health... 15 hours
Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy awarded to individuals, organizations
NEWS MEDICAL The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's... 15 hours
New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders
NEWS MEDICAL If we really want to know how our body's cells work - or don't work, in the case of disease - we might need to look... 16 hours
Organic food may protect against cancers finds study
NEWS MEDICAL The study published this week in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reports that people who consume more organic foods are at a lower overall risk of developing cancer... 17 hours
Mystery of how black widow spiders create steel-strength silk webs further unravelled
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have better unraveled the complex process of how black widow spiders transform proteins into steel-strength fibers. This knowledge promises to aid scientists in... 22 hours
Plants engineered to always be on alert don’t grow well
SCIENCE-NEWS Scientists bred a type of weed to lack proteins that help stem the production of bitter chemicals used to ward off insect attacks. 1 day
More than just anatomy: Sex differences in lower urinary tract
SCIENCE DAILY The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular level in order to discover crucial information about... 1 day
Heredity matters: Ancestral protease functions as protein import motor in chloroplasts
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers identified a large novel protein complex in the inner chloroplast membrane that functions as a motor to import proteins into the chloroplast. Components of the... 1 day
Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi
SCIENCE DAILY Aspergillus is an important fungal genus, with roles in agriculture, biotechnology, human health, enzyme production and food fermentation. Scientists now present the first large analysis of an Aspergillus fungal subgroup, section Nigri. 1 day
Cells that change jobs to fight diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Diabetes is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels that occur when certain cells in the pancreas -- the insulin-producing cells -- are destroyed or are no longer able to secrete insulin. Researchers have... 1 day
Mystery of how black widow spiders create steel-strength silk webs further unravelled
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Northwestern University and San Diego State University (SDSU) have better unraveled the complex process of how black widow spiders transform proteins into... 1 day
Scientists make new 'green' electronic polymer-based films with protein nanowires
SCIENCE DAILY A team has produced a new class of electronic materials that may lead to a 'green,' more sustainable future in biomedical and environmental sensing. Scientists say the work... 1 day
New human cell structure discovered
SCIENCE DAILY A new structure in human cells has been discovered. The structure is a new type of protein complex that the cell uses to attach to its surroundings and proves to play a key part in cell division. 1 day
Paternal exercise has significant impact on child's lifelong metabolic health
NEWS MEDICAL Recent studies have linked development of type 2 diabetes and impaired metabolic health individuals to their parents' poor diet, and there is increasing evidence that fathers play an... 1 day
Scientists make new 'green' electronic polymer-based films with protein nanowires
PHYS.ORG An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has produced a new class of electronic materials that may lead to a "green," more sustainable future... 1 day
Cellular trash cans reveal the roles of proteins in disease
PHYS.ORG If we really want to know how our body's cells work—or don't work, in the case of disease—we might need to look beyond their genes and even beyond... 1 day
New protein sequencing technique could revolutionize biomedical research
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have developed a new, low-throughput technique that allows individual proteins to be identified. It is called single molecule fluorosequencing. 1 day
New protein sequencing method could transform biological research
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has demonstrated a new way to sequence proteins that is much more sensitive than existing technology, identifying individual protein molecules rather... 1 day
Cells that change jobs to fight diabetes
PHYS.ORG Diabetes is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels that occur when certain cells in the pancreas—the insulin-producing β cells—are destroyed or are no longer able to secrete insulin. Researchers at the University of... 1 day
How this researcher's risky idea could mean big things for regenerative medicine
PHYS.ORG Every cell in your body contains thousands of different proteins. These complicated molecules regulate chemical reactions, bind to invading bacteria or viruses, carry signals... 1 day
World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause
PHYS.ORG VIDEO World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations' annual food security report. The total... 1 day
When fathers exercise, children are healthier, even as adults
SCIENCE DAILY Most parents know that the diet and exercise habits of a pregnant woman impacts the health of her baby, but little is known about how a father's health choices are... 1 day
Study of Northeast food system advances understanding of regional potential
PHYS.ORG After seven years of analyzing a number of consumption, distribution, production, and other aspects of the Northeast U.S. food system, researchers from Penn State and 10 other universities... 1 day
Understanding architecture of cancer-linked BAF protein complexes provides insight into disease
PHYS.ORG In 2013, Broad Institute member Cigall Kadoch, then a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, discovered that approximately 20 percent of all human cancers involve mutations in... 1 day
Study describes cellular factories in greater detail
PHYS.ORG Many important natural products such as antibiotics, immunosuppressants and cancer drugs are derived from microorganisms. These natural products are often small proteins or peptides generated in the cell by NRPS enzymes similar to a... 1 day
Heredity matters: Ancestral protease functions as protein import motor in chloroplasts
PHYS.ORG Over 1 billion years ago, a relationship began between the ancestor of all living plants and a type of bacterium that paved the way for the... 1 day
FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis
NEWS MEDICAL Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... 2 days
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CNET We got a look at the latest in food tech at the 2018 Smart... 2 days
High diet quality associated with lower risk of death in colorectal cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Colorectal cancer patients who followed healthy diets had a lower risk of death from colorectal cancer and all causes, even those who... 3 days
Research provides insight into neurobiology of aggression and bullying
NEWS MEDICAL Duke-NUS researchers have discovered that a growth factor protein, called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and its receptor, tropomyosin receptor kinase B affects social dominance in mice. The research has implications for... 3 days
Neuroscientists identify brain region that appears to be related to food preference decisions
NEWS MEDICAL At holiday buffets and potlucks, people make quick calculations about which dishes to try and how much to take of each. Johns... 3 days
Study reveals connection between two proteins known to be hyperactive in cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital has revealed a connection between mTORC1 and Src, two proteins known... 3 days
New, large sequence panel enables population genetics research in Africa
SCIENCE DAILY Geneticists have assembled the largest sets of African genomic data available to date, creating a resource that will help researchers understand the genetic structure of Africa as well... 3 days
The neurobiology of social aggression
SCIENCE DAILY Bullying and aggression carry heavy societal costs. For the first time, researchers have found a signalling mechanism in the brain that shapes social behavior -- specifically a growth factor protein, called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), and its receptor,... 3 days
Eating leafy greens could help prevent macular degeneration
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shown that eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could help reduce your risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 3 days
Scientists find brain signal that might help us judge the holiday buffet
SCIENCE DAILY Neuroscientists have found a brain region that appears to be strongly connected to food preference decisions, like what to choose from a buffet line... 3 days
Estimating the feeding habits of corals may offer new insights on resilient reefs
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that corals living in more productive waters take advantage of the increased food availability. The findings reevaluate scientific understanding... 4 days
Expanding the optogenetics toolkit
SCIENCE DAILY A new molecular engineering technique has the potential to double the number of light-sensitive proteins available for studying brain circuits. 4 days
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Medical News Today: Why does diabetes cause fatigue?
MNT It is common for people with diabetes to experience fatigue. Causes can include high blood sugar levels, depression, being overweight, and other related health conditions. Controlling blood sugar levels and lifestyle changes... 4 days
Scientists grow functioning human neural networks in 3D from stem cells
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system that mimic structural and functional features of the brain... 4 days
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Cell surface polysaccharides of Bifidobacterium bifidum induce the generation of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells
Science Magazine Dysregulation of intestinal microflora is linked to inflammatory disorders associated with compromised immunosuppressive functions of Foxp3+ T regulatory (Treg) cells.... 4 days
Advanced sequencing technology provides new insights into human mitochondrial diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have for the first time been able to investigate the abundance and methyl modifications of all mitochondrial tRNAs in patients suffering from one of the most common... 4 days
National health initiative takes aim at sugar-packed foods
ABC NEWS A national health initiative is urging the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20 percent 4 days
Medical News Today: Does the hCG diet work?
MNT The hCG diet combines using a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone supplement and restricting food intake to 500 calories a day. However, hCG weight loss products are illegal in the United States,... 4 days
Green leafy vegetables could help reduce macular degeneration risk
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could help reduce your risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration. 4 days
Src regulates mTOR, a major player in cancer growth
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital has revealed a connection between mTORC1 and Src, two proteins known to be hyperactive in cancer. The... 4 days
Virtual reality makes food taste better
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Scientists solve 3-D structure of cystic fibrosis protein in active, inactive states
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine in collaboration with researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have resolved the three-dimensional molecular structure of... 4 days
How plants bind their green pigment chlorophyll
PHYS.ORG Chlorophyll is the pigment used by all plants for photosynthesis. There are two versions, chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b. These are structurally very similar to one another but have different colors, blue-green and yellowish... 4 days
Advanced sequencing technology provides new insights into human mitochondrial diseases
PHYS.ORG The ability to translate the genetic code into proteins is an essential step in all living organisms. A cornerstone of this molecular process is the ability of transfer... 4 days
Next-generation RNA sequencing technology sheds new light on human mitochondrial diseases
NEWS MEDICAL The ability to translate the genetic code into proteins is an essential step in all living organisms. A cornerstone of this molecular process is the ability... 5 days
Study finds link between refined soluble fibers, gut microbiota and liver cancer
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Medical News Today: What causes low energy in men?
MNT Men experience low energy levels for many reasons, including diet, sleep quality, and exercise patterns, or an underlying medical condition. In this article, we discuss the causes and treatments for... 5 days
Medical News Today: Why do people feel tired after eating?
MNT Feeling tired after eating is usually a natural biological response. Certain types of food and the size and timing of meals can all affect a person's energy levels.... 5 days
Food systems planning experts say it's time to reflect on local governments' efforts
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MNT Feeling tired after eating is usually a natural biological response. Certain types of food and the size and timing of meals can all affect a person's energy levels. Learn more here. 5 days
Estimating the feeding habits of corals may offer new insights on resilient reefs
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Artificial intelligence crowdsources data to speed up drug discovery
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Programmed DNA destruction by miniature CRISPR-Cas14 enzymes
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MNT Stevia is a sugar substitute that is about 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Stevia is very low in calories, and there is growing interest in whether this sweetener can... 5 days
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Did eating starchy foods give humans an evolutionary advantage?
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Did eating starchy foods give humans an evolutionary advantage?
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