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Researchers discover how stress can decrease the desire to eat  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while... more
Children with mild asthma can use inhalers to effectively manage the condition  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supports evidence that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition... more
UTHealth School of Dentistry offers new 'telementoring' program  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas... more
Transgender college students more likely to experience mental health problems than their peers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The largest and most comprehensive mental health survey of college students in the US reveals that students who identify as transgender, gender... more
French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher _ all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so... more
Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago, according to a new University of... more
Cyclocarbon: New Form of Carbon Synthesized  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A team of researchers from the University of Oxford and IBM Research-Zürich has, for the first time, synthesized and characterized a ring of 18... more
Topological Superconductivity Holds Promise for Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A team of physicists from New York University, Wayne State University and the University at Buffalo has found experimental evidence... more
DrySyn Spiral Evaporator helps streamline synthetic organic methods development  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The DrySyn Spiral Evaporator from Asynt is enabling the Cresswell Group within the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath (UK) to improve and streamline many aspects of their... more
Space samples link NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 command module Columbia splashed down in the Pacific, fulfilling President Kennedy's goal to land a man on the Moon and return him safely to... more
Mississippi river diversions: driving land gain or land loss?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
River diversions have not created or maintained land, but resulted in more land loss, according to a new paper in the peer-reviewed science journal Restoration Ecology. LSU Boyd Professor R.... more
Nuisance neighbors, dangerous dogs: Anti-social behaviors impact quality of life  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Nuisance neighbors and problems with out of control/dangerous dogs are the anti-social behaviors which have the largest impact on quality of life, according to new research led by... more
Student reveals the face of Iron Age female druid  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A University of Dundee student has revealed the face of one of Scotland's oldest druids, believed to have been more than 60 years old when she died during the Iron... more
Study describes the Trans-Saharan Seaway in Mali, Africa, 50 to 100 million years ago  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University geosciences professor and director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, is a co-author on... more
Ring-shaped multi-carbon compound cyclocarbon synthesized  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team of researchers from Oxford University and IBM Research has for the first time successfully synthesized the ring-shaped multi-carbon compound cyclocarbon. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes the process they used and... more
Tiny fluorescent carbon dots could make cancer treatment safer and more effective  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A pioneering new technique that could make light-based cancer treatment more effective and safer for patients, while reducing its cost, has been developed by... more
Biological clocks in plants regulate the effectiveness of widely-used herbicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Plants can tell the time, and this affects their responses to certain herbicides used in agriculture according to new research led by the University of Bristol. more
Influenza A virus host range restricted by dysregulated expression of M gene segment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The host range of the influenza A virus is restricted by dysregulated expression of the M viral gene segment, according to a... more
Busting the myth of the 'white working class'  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research led by University of Leeds academics and UK's leading race equality think tank has highlighted growing racial and ethnic diversity in Northern towns and cities. more
E. coli's secret weapon for causing the worst possible infection  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A pair of University of Virginia School of Medicine scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst... more
App allows citizen scientists to contribute to monarch butterfly research   PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When spotting a butterfly, a common reaction may be to whip out a phone and snap a photo. A team of University of Maine researchers is hoping another... more
Catalytic transformation of ethylene  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
National University of Singapore chemists have developed a catalytic method using visible light for the difunctionalization of ethylene for potential use in the production of fine chemicals. more
How weapons fuel America's mass shootings  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Mental illness. Video games. The Internet. These are excuses offered by the U.S. President and his supporters for a scourge of mass killings. But five decades of empirical research by preeminent criminal law expert Professor Franklin... more
Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University boosts medical research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Better treatment and management of chronic diseases such as breast cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s is one step closer with the official opening of Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus... more
'Swimmer’s ear' found to be common among Neanderthals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Abnormal bony growths in the ear canal were surprisingly common in Neanderthals, according to a study published August 14, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Erik Trinkaus of Washington University... more
Study finds no substantial gender differences in multitasking performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Women and men perform equally when required to switch attention between tasks or perform two tasks simultaneously, according to a new study in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Patricia... more
Simple technique to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A simple, reversible chemical treatment can segregate X-bearing sperm from Y-bearing sperm, allowing dramatic alteration of the normal 50/50 male/female... more
Research offers new insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to... more
Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Dr. Antony Dodd, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences and senior author of the paper, said: "This proof of concept research suggests that, in... more
Fracking has less impact on groundwater than traditional oil and gas production  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Conventional oil and gas production methods can affect groundwater much more than fracking, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh from the University of Arizona and... more
Boosting a single brain molecule can change 'dispositional anxiety' in nonhuman primates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Boosting a single molecule in the brain can change "dispositional anxiety," the tendency to perceive many situations as threatening, in nonhuman primates, researchers from... more
Genetic redundancy aids competition among bacteria in symbiosis with squid  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The molecular mechanism used by many bacteria to kill neighboring cells has redundancy built into its genetic makeup, which could allow for the mechanism to be expressed in... more
Early species developed much faster than previously thought, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When Earth's species were rapidly diversifying nearly 500 million years ago, that evolution was driven by complex factors including global cooling, more oxygen in the atmosphere, and more... more
Research suggests glyphosate lowers pH of dicamba spray mixtures below acceptable levels  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture study published in the Journal of Weed Technology found that mixing glyphosate with formulations of dicamba consistently... more
Program offers pathway to medical school for students of color  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Fourteen high school graduates streamed into a large lecture room at Hofstra University, each carrying a sign with the name of the college they will attend: Stony Brook... more
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Operational models for severe weather forecasting predicted Hurricane Harvey would become a Category 1 hurricane in 2017, according to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Instead, it became a massive Category 4 just before... more
Enriched environment in aquaculture enhances the survival of fish from bacterial disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A cooperative study conducted by University of Jyväskylä and Natural Resources institute Finland (Luke), revealed that enriched rearing of juvenile fish significantly enhances the... more
Guidelines for treatment of migraine in children and teens  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from social or sporting events, and affected... more
Climate change 'disrupts' local plant diversity, study reveals  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Faster rates of climate change could be increasing the diversity of plant species in many places, according to research from the University of York. more
Now endangered: The very act that protects wildlife  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The Trump administration recently announced a proposal that would gut the Endangered Species Act. The news follows in the wake of a report from the United Nations earlier this year that more... more
Scientists find a way to create long-life, fast-charging batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A group of researchers led by Skoltech Professor Pavel Troshin studied coordination polymers, a class of compounds with scarcely explored applications in metal-ion batteries, and demonstrated their possible future use... more
Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expected  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A survey of offshore installations extracting oil and natural gas in the North Sea revealed far more leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, than currently... more
Wiggling it beats a path for a better performance at school  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Early childhood researchers have developed a fun rhythm and movement program to support young children's brains. more
Research: Previously unknown aspect of cell internalization during embryonic development  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of researchers from Aix Marseille Université and CNRS, the Turing Centre for Living Systems, the University of Chicago and Collège de France has found a previously... more
Dinosaur brains from baby to adult  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New research by a University of Bristol palaeontology post-graduate student has revealed fresh insights into how the braincase of the dinosaur Psittacosaurus developed and how this tells us about its posture. more
Gamification can give dental and medical education a boost  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Introducing gamification to medical and dental education can boost student motivation and lead to better learning outcomes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Using their own... more
Crocodiles Have Surprisingly Thin Tooth Enamel, Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Crocodiles — and their plant-eating ancestors — have thin tooth enamel, a trait that is in stark contrast to humans... more
A new way to hoard resources in nano-sized factories targeted for biotech  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The lab of Cheryl Kerfeld at Michigan State University has created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria. This research... more
Controlled hydraulic fracturing sculpts mammalian embryos into shape  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a process most often associated with shale gas extraction, but a team of researchers from Institut Curie at the Sorbonne, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in... more
Biosensor can detect a small presence of salmonella in food in just hours  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When food is recalled due to contamination from bacteria such as salmonella, one may wonder how a tainted product ended up on... more
Scientists discover abundance of plastic built up in sea ice collected in the Arctic's Northwest Passage  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A research team, led by the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, recently returning... more
Drought spells changes for soil microbes  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Kansas State University found that soil drying significantly affected the structure and function of soil microbial communities. more
Stressed plants must have iron under control  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When land plants' nutrient availability dwindles, they have to respond to this stress. Plant researchers at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) have used available data to examine which genes plants activate in the event... more
Removal of a critical enzyme may help cases of sepsis finds research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that removal of an enzyme called the PH domain Leucine-rich repeat... more
IRS budget cuts result in $34.3 billion in lost tax revenue from large firms  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service threaten the agency's effectiveness and have led to billions of dollars in lost... more
Powerful weapon discovered to fight antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are a major cause of serious infections that often persist despite antibiotic treatment, but scientists at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered a... more
New drug to treat pancreatic cancer shows promising results in clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A clinical trial testing a new drug in pancreatic cancer had promising initial results, report researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. more
Joint lubricating fluid triggers pain response from nerve cells in osteoarthritic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly... more
New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from... more
New research reveals how our brain remembers the order of events  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For centuries understanding how the order of events is stored in memory has been a mystery. However, researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the... more
UTEP professor receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study AIDS-associated fungal meningitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University... more
School savings accounts can dry up in 'financial deserts'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Children's savings accounts (CSAs), offered by elementary schools throughout San Francisco and in schools across the nation, were introduced to boost college-going rates, limit student debt and foster equal opportunity... more
Study reveals school savings accounts can dry up in 'financial deserts'  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Children's savings accounts (CSAs), offered by elementary schools throughout San Francisco and in schools across the nation, were introduced to boost college-going rates, limit student debt... more
Compost key to sequestering carbon in the soil  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
By moving beyond the surface level and literally digging deep, scientists at the University of California, Davis, found that compost is a key to storing carbon in semi-arid cropland soils, a strategy... more
UNH technology helps map the way to solve mystery of pilot Amelia Earhart  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers from the University of New Hampshire's Marine School are part of the crew, led by National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard, that... more
Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear'  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Abnormal bony growths in the ear canal were surprisingly common in Neanderthals, according to a study published August 14, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Erik Trinkaus of Washington University and colleagues. more
Scientists make first observation of fish schooling using bioluminescent flashes  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new study is the first to demonstrate that schooling in fishes can be facilitated by bioluminescent flashes in the absence of ambient light. Led by researchers at... more
Portland land value tax would improve equity for homeowners, incentivize development  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Shifting Oregon's property tax structure to a land-value tax base could improve equity among homeowners of various income levels, according to a study conducted by Portland... more
Too much inequality impedes support for public goods  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Too much inequality in society can result in a damaging lack of support for public goods and services, which could disadvantage the rich as well as the poor, according to new research... more
Scientists find powerful potential weapon to overcome antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are a major cause of serious infections that often persist despite antibiotic treatment, but scientists at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered a way to... more
Researchers use new tools of data science to capture single molecules in action  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In high school chemistry, we all learned about chemical reactions. But what brings two reacting molecules together? As explained to us by... more
New information on tropical parasitoid insects revealed  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The diversity and ecology of African parasitoid wasps was studied for over a year during a project run by the Biodiversity Unit of the University of Turku in Finland. Parasitoid wasps are one of... more
New insight into glaciers regulating global silicon cycling  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new review of silicon cycling in glacial environments, led by scientists from the University of Bristol, highlights the potential importance of glaciers in exporting silicon to downstream ecosystems. more
New study: Fracking prompts global spike in atmospheric methane  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As methane concentrations increase in the Earth's atmosphere, chemical fingerprints point to a probable source: shale oil and gas, according to new Cornell University research published today (14 August) in... more
Develop your personal skills: New research offers lessons for young people heading for university  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New research on the importance of non-cognitive skills -- such as conscientiousness, self-esteem and feeling in control of one's life... more
Develop your personal skills: New research offers lessons for young people heading for university  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
New research on the importance of non-cognitive skills—such as conscientiousness, self-esteem and feeling in control of one's life—for graduates' earnings... more
Research bias may leave some primates at risk  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Recent primate research has had a heavy focus on a few charismatic species and nationally protected parks and forests, leaving some lesser known primates and their habitats at risk, according researchers at... more
New study reveals unique dietary strategy of a tropical marine sponge  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Research conducted at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) on a marine sponge in Kāneʻohe Bay,... more
Researchers develop improved method for studying tsunami risk to bridges, buildings, roads  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at Oregon State University are paving the way toward greater safety for coastal residents and infrastructure by developing a better means of modeling... more
Reform the system: A minority of students achieve predicted A-level marks  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
With A-level results day come the countless pictures of jubilant students leaping in the air. But despite those jumping for joy, results day can also be... more
Synchrotron reveals important information about famous sculpture by Paul Gauguin  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Analysis carried out by Conservation Scientist Dr. Eric Henderson at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan allowed National Gallery of Canada's (NGC) Chief Conservator... more
Nanotechnology could boost stem cell transplantation research  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
Behavioral scientists test biological principle on free-living Assamese macaques  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
"Birds of a feather flock together," or rather "opposites attract"? A recently published study on male macaques in Thailand speaks for the former: Behavioral biologists from the German Primate Centre—Leibniz... more
Study shows women benefit from multiple marriages while men do not  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A pair of researchers, one with the University of California, the other with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, has found that women in an... more
Greener, faster and cheaper way to make patterned metals for solar cells and electronics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
An innovative way to pattern metals has been discovered by scientists in the Department of Chemistry at the University of... more
Rewriting the periodic table at high pressure  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The periodic table has been a vital foundational tool for material research since it was first created 150 years ago. Now, Martin Rahm from Chalmers University of Technology presents a new article which adds... more
Researcher seeks to make trees more resilient amid a changing climate  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Katharina Braeutigam, a plant epigeneticist at the University of Toronto, wants to grow trees fit for a future climate. more
China may be on track to meet its carbon emissions goals early  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
China, the world's largest carbon emitter today, may be on track to meet its emission goals up to a decade early, according to a... more
Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright  REUTERS · 4 days
Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s... more
New nanotechnology could aid stem cell transplantation research  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
'Conversation-based' activities reduce stigma related to mental illness among college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
College students who participate in fun, peer-directed activities that openly and honestly address mental illness are significantly less likely to stigmatize people with these conditions, according... more
#MeToo media coverage sympathetic to but not necessarily empowering for women  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis... more
Collaborative care reduces health care costs and improves patient outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Lowering costs and improving patient outcomes are common goals for most health care providers. A new study from Creighton University School of Medicine and Center for Interprofessional Practice,... more
Study finds out why many young men do not eat their five-a-day  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
From not being able to cook to not liking the taste of vegetables - a new study from the University of East Anglia reveals... more
Deadly protein combination reveals new drug targets for viral infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
New research from Cornell University details how two highly lethal viruses have greater pathogenic potential when their proteins are combined. more
Children born moderate-to-late premature may face setbacks in education  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Children born as little as three weeks premature, who consequently fall into an earlier school year are more likely to experience significant setbacks in their education after their first year... more
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