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Strong quake sends people out of malls in south Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings... more
Researchers discover exoplanets can be made less habitable by stars' flares  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
The discovery of terrestrial exoplanets, planets that orbit stars outside the solar system, has been one of the most significant developments in modern astronomy. Several exoplanets... more
New structure for HIV-1 viral shell proposed  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
The matrix shell of the HIV-1 virus may have a different shape than previously thought, and a newly proposed model has significant implications for understanding how the virus functions, according to a new study... more
Integrated approach needs to be used to address opioid use among psychiatric patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use,... more
Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
In decades of studying how neural circuits in the brain's visual cortex adapt to experience, MIT Professor Mark Bear's lab has followed the science wherever it has led,... more
Using new high-resolution imaging to track titin in real time  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Using new high-resolution imaging techniques, MDC researchers and colleagues have tracked titin, the body's largest protein, in real time throughout its entire lifecycle. The method and results could... more
New techniques could help neuroscientists track brain computations  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Since the 1950s at least, researchers have speculated that the brain is a kind of computer in which neurons make up complex circuits that perform untold numbers of calculations every second. Decades... more
Researchers reconstruct words from neural signals using brain-computer interface  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A team of Brown University researchers has used a brain-computer interface to reconstruct English words from neural signals recorded in the brains of nonhuman primates. more
Salmonella causes nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report... more
Russian Astrophysicists Discovered a Neutron Star with an Unusual Magnetic Field Structure  ASTRO WATCH · 16 hours
Scientists from Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI), and Pulkovo Observatory discovered a unique... more
Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified novel genes associated with the severity of peanut allergy, as well as ways in which these... more
New study improves understanding of widespread diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
When proteins in the brain form deposits consisting of insoluble aggregates, diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's can occur. Now a research team has come a step closer to understanding this process. more
International project to preserve genetic resources of birds  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
The support is provided by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Science and Innovation in East Asia Consortium. Kazan Federal University's partners are Mahidol University and Kumamoto University. more
Study Provides New Insight into Human Altruistic Behavior  SCI-NEWS.COM · 17 hours
Altruism blossoms in neighborhoods populated with highly educated people working in high-status jobs, according to new research. Altruism is a... more
New bandage soaks up pro-healing molecule to improve bone repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Researchers at Duke University have engineered a bandage that captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural... more
Molecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options,... more
NIH provides up to $102.5 million in renewed funding for Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become more urgent threats worldwide, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National... more
Brown, Insight Therapeutics partnership to accelerate research on flu vaccines for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
With support from a three-year $2.1 million agreement with Insight Therapeutics, a private company that focuses on the health care of older... more
Novel drug shows efficacy against advanced ROS1 and NTRK fusion-positive NSCLC  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Pooled analysis of three phase 1 and 2 clinical trials published online ahead of print in the journal Lancet Oncology show that the drug entrectinib is... more
Rutgers expert shares tips on how to minimize jet lag, sleep disruptions during the holidays  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
With shorter daylight hours, stress and travel to different time zones, the holiday season can disrupt our circadian... more
A study of customized implant for revision hip replacement  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A team of scientists from the Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Center of the National Technology Initiative of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (head -- Prof. A.I. Borovkov, the Vice-rector for... more
Researchers make significant advances in developing novel Zika virus vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. more
Community-based program enables donation of tumor tissue and blood samples for research  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Precision medicine with targeted therapies has led to improved treatment options and patient outcomes. These approaches were developed by studying tumors grown in laboratories... more
Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Problem drinkers are more likely than teetotalers and moderate drinkers to take benzodiazepines, a class of sedatives that are among the most commonly prescribed drugs -- and the most abused. more
Paving the way to healing complex trauma  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
A major study has identified key themes that will be used to inform strategies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents in the first years of their children's lives. more
Medical News Today: At least 1 in 4 outpatient antibiotic prescriptions are 'inappropriate'  MNT · 20 hours
A study of U.S. data for 2015 finds that ambulatory care providers do not document the medical reason for the drug in... more
Medical News Today: What to know about marijuana detox  MNT · 20 hours
Marijuana contains some compounds that remain in the body after use. Many factors affect how long it stays there. Learn about the marijuana detox process here. more
Medical News Today: Study finds 'strong link' between vaping and depression  MNT · 20 hours
According to a recent study, people who use e-cigarettes are more likely to report depression. The association was strongest in younger people. more
Medical News Today: Sustainable diet: Everything you need to know  MNT · 20 hours
Although there is no consensus on which diet is the most sustainable, there are many steps a person can take to reduce their environmental impact. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: What ingredients are in vaccines?  MNT · 20 hours
In this Special Feature article, we explore the various components that go into modern vaccines and discuss the purpose of these ingredients. more
Medical News Today: Keto diet: 1-week meal plan and tips  MNT · 20 hours
Keto diets are high in fat and protein. Read on for a week-long keto meal plan, information on the best foods to eat, and some diet tips. more
Unearthing the mystery of the meaning of Easter Island's Moai  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Based on a 5-year excavation of two Moai found within the Easter Island quarry called Rano Raraku, the Easter Island Statue Project released the first definitive study to... more
Why are giant pandas born so tiny?  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Born pink, blind, and helpless, giant pandas typically weigh about 100 grams at birth -- the equivalent of a stick of butter. Their mothers are 900 times more massive than that. That raises a... more
Mitochondria are the 'canary in the coal mine' for cellular stress  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Mitochondria, tiny structures present in most cells, are known for their energy-generating machinery. Now, researchers have discovered a new function of mitochondria: they set off molecular... more
Conscious visual perception occurs outside the visual system  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
A new study finds that the conscious perception of visual location occurs in the frontal lobes of the brain, rather than in the visual system in the back of the brain. The... more
Following the lizard lung labyrinth  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Birds and mammals are on extreme ends of the airflow spectrum. Mammals inhale oxygen-rich air and they exhale depleted air, exhibiting a so-called tidal flow pattern. In contrast, bird breath travels tidally through part of the respiratory system,... more
US finally giving boot to official foot measurement  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America. more
Cholera kills over 27,000 pigs in Indonesia  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
More than 27,000 pigs have died in a hog-cholera epidemic that has struck Indonesia, with thousands more at risk, an animal welfare official said. more
UN climate talks unravelling, face failure  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A UN climate summit in Madrid risked collapsing Saturday after all-night negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over on how to fight global warming and pay for its ravages. more
How does our Milky Way galaxy get its spiral form?  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A question that has long puzzled scientists is how our Milky Way galaxy which has an elegant spiral shape with long arms, took this form. more
Northrop Grumman wins competition to build future ICBM, by default  SPACE NEWS · 20 hours
The Air Force will begin a sole-source negotiation with Northrop Grumman in anticipation of a GBSD... more
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon up by more than double: data  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon in November surged by 104 percent compared to the same month in 2018, according to official data released Saturday. more
Huge New Storm Creates Hexagon at Jupiter's South Pole  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
NASA's Juno probe discovered a giant new storm swirling near Jupiter's south pole last month, a few weeks after pulling off a dramatic death-dodging maneuver. more
How Big Can Lightning Get?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
How big can lightning get: Two miles long? Twenty? Fifty? Think again. more
Holiday Parties Make You Squirm? Here's How To Conquer Social Anxiety  NPR · 1 day
People with social anxiety disorder fear their "fatal flaws" will be exposed by a wayward comment or other social misstep. If holiday parties send you spiraling,... more
Explaining the Tiger Stripes of Enceladus  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
Saturn's tiny, frozen moon Enceladus is a strange place. Just 300 miles across, the moon is thought to have an outer shell of ice... more
Mitochondria are the 'canary in the coal mine' for cellular stress  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Mitochondria, tiny structures present in most cells, are known for their energy-generating machinery. Now, Salk researchers have discovered a new function of mitochondria: they set off... more
Thousands of 'penis fish' exposed on California beach  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Thousands of marine worms dubbed "penis fish" for their shape and color appeared this week on a California beach after a strong winter storm exposed them. more
Five years of thirst: S.Africa's Eastern Cape battles brutal drought  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
South African farmer Steve Bothma heaved a sigh of relief when the weatherman finally predicted rain. more
Punching holes in opaque solar cells turns them transparent  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers have found an effective and inexpensive strategy to transform solar cells from opaque to transparent. more
How tramadol, touted as safer opioid, became 3rd world peril  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Mass abuse of the drug tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East. The problem is that advocates claimed it was a safer opioid, relieving... more
In surprise decision, US approves muscular dystrophy drug  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second drug to treat muscular dystrophy, the debilitating disease that causes loss of movement and early death more
Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Studies have shown that perinatal exposure of rats and mice to common flame retardants found in household items permanently reprograms liver metabolism, often leading later in... more
Rectal microbes could make a difference to the effectiveness of HIV vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Microbes living in the rectum could make a difference to the effectiveness of experimental HIV vaccines, according to researchers at the University of California,... more
Large hospital system says it was hit by ransomware attack  ABC NEWS · 2 days
New Jersey’s largest hospital system says a ransomware attack that struck last week disrupted its computer network and that it paid a ransom to stop it more
How two experimental Alzheimer's drugs reverse aging  MNT · 2 days
New research in mice reveals the molecular and genetic mechanisms through which two Alzheimer's drug candidates can reverse aging in general. more
A deep neural network model can predict healthcare visits by elderly people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
If healthcare providers could accurately predict how their services would be used, they could save large sums of money by not having to allocate... more
Finding non-invasive nuclear medicine technique to predict effectiveness of therapy for tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers have taken a critical step toward developing a non-invasive nuclear medicine technique that can predict the effectiveness of therapy for cancerous tumors, allowing... more
Neuroscientists develop new method for uniquely targeted gene therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Neuroscientists at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new technology that engineers the shell of a virus to deliver gene therapy to the exact cell type in the body... more
Patient-reported outcomes linked to aromatase inhibitor adherence  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
If you want to predict which breast cancer patients will most likely stop taking aromatase inhibitors, check out their own responses to the health questions patients commonly answer in cancer clinical trials, according to... more
Continuous RCB index is an accurate and reliable tool to assess breast cancer prognosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported results from a pooled analysis of more than... more
Vector files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Small launch vehicle company Vector filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Dec. 13 as part of an agreement that could see some of its satellite... more
UN: Nearly a half-billion in Asia-Pacific still going hungry  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A United Nations report says nearly a half-billion people in the Asia-Pacific are still malnourished and to achieve a goal of zero hunger by 2030 requires that millions escape food... more
IU researchers discover how to predict recurrence of triple negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have discovered how to predict whether triple negative breast cancer will recur, and which women are likely to... more
Points to consider: Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer? The American College of Medical Genetics... more
Free-Floating Planet-Mass Objects are Common in Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Using a technique called quasar microlensing, a team of astronomers at the University of Oklahoma has detected populations of free-floating planet-mass objects... more
Hire More LGBTQ and Disabled Astronomers or Risk Falling Behind, Review Finds  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Ensuring research opportunities for indigenous, disabled and LGBTQ astronomers is essential if Australian research is to succeed in the new era of "mega-telescopes", a... more
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