Unique collaboration launches 'Clean Air for Schools' program in the UK  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
The Philips Foundation, a charitable organization set up in 2014 by global health technology leader Royal Philips to provide access to care for disadvantaged communities, has... more
Lifestyle of bacteria determines how they evolve antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
How bacteria live -- whether as independent cells or in a communal biofilm -- determines how they evolve antibiotic resistance, which could lead to more personalized approaches to antimicrobial therapy... more
Sartorius Stedim Biotech introduces Sartocheck 5 Plus filter integrity tester  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
Sartorius Stedim Biotech, a leading international supplier for the biopharmaceutical industry, has announced the launch of its new Sartocheck 5 Plus filter integrity tester. Designed for use in... more
BD announces launch of unique BD Intevia 1 mL two-step disposable autoinjector  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of the BD Intevia 1 mL two-step disposable autoinjector,... more
Polymerized estrogen can protect nervous system cells and promote regeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
Spinal cord damage that causes paralysis and reduced mobility doesn't always stop with the initial trauma, but there are few treatment options to halt increased deterioration -- and... more
SARA robots could help improve elderly care in nursing homes and hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
The rapidly ageing population is bringing new challenges to European society. Care institutions and hospitals are facing serious staffing shortages, as fewer and fewer... more
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New genetic research in mice may reveal why some people need less sleep than others. more
Stardust machine shows presence of carbon nanograins, molecular compounds but few aromatics  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Spain and one in France has built what they call their Stardust machine—a device that... more
An increase in forest fires threatens spruce and fir trees in southeastern Europe  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
What our future forests will look like is a burning question not only for fire ecologists. A look back at 12,000 years... more
Mathematicians prove a theorem that would help calculate the movement of water in porous rock  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
Mathematicians from RUDN University have proved the unique continuation theorem for a one-dimensional solution to a fractional order... more
New field test detects banana fungus faster than ever  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
A new field test developed by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) for detecting Tropical Race 4 (TR4) – the Fusarium strain that causes the much-feared Panama disease in bananas—has tested... more
Molecular structure predicted by early Nobel Laureate found after a century  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
In the journal Nature published overnight, researchers from Imperial College, London have reported a transition metal complex with a geometric arrangement of atoms that was predicted... more
Educational games can help overcome learning barriers  NEWS MEDICAL · 37 minutes
Throughout history, games have had a fundamental part in any and all human cultures as one of the most ancient forms of communication. Through play and games, the human race was able to deliver... more
FroSyn enables rapid, reproducible cooling of laboratory samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 37 minutes
Asynt announces FroSyn - an innovative fluid-free cooling plate that enables rapid cooling of samples in vials or round bottom flasks (up to 500 mL) to below -60 °C. more
Electrical stimulation of vagus nerve on the ear reduces postoperative atrial fibrillation risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 37 minutes
Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common complications following heart surgery, affecting one in three patients. This adverse side-effect, with symptoms... more
Elkem Silicones will exhibit Silbione range of medical grade silicones at Compamed 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 37 minutes
Elkem Silicones, a leading fully integrated global silicone supplier with more than 60 years of formulation and manufacturing expertise, will feature its... more
Reanalyzing drug trials in depression, chronic pain aims to unearth new data  Science Magazine · 41 minutes
Projects will gather raw data and probe whether reports of side effects and efficacy were distorted more
Turning plastic trash into treasure  SCIENCE DAILY · 49 minutes
Researchers have developed a new catalyst that can cleave plastic's strong carbon-carbon, converting it into higher value products. more
Study warns of security gaps in smart light bulbs  SCIENCE DAILY · 49 minutes
Smart bulbs are expected to be a popular purchase this holiday season. But could lighting your home open up your personal information to hackers? Now researchers have conducted a review... more
Mapping millet genetics  SCIENCE DAILY · 49 minutes
In the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa, conditions can be difficult for crops. Plants need to have short growing seasons, survive on poor soils and tolerate environmental stresses. Enter, the millets. more
Embracing sustainable practices would help some winery tasting rooms stand out  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Wineries in the mid-Atlantic region should consider recycling and encouraging their customers to bring bottles to their tasting rooms for refilling to distinguish their businesses from... more
Marine pathogenic bacterium forms specialized cells for dissemination  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Vibrio parahaemolyticus can be found in the tidal zones in estuarine areas. The marine bacterium causes acute gastroenteritis in humans and is the leading cause for seafood borne illnesses in the world.... more
Unique properties of quantum material explained for first time  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The characteristics of a new, iron-containing type of material that is thought to have future applications in nanotechnology and spintronics have been determined at Purdue University. more
Excitons will shape the future of electronic devices  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Excitons are quasiparticles made from the excited state of electrons and—according to research being carried out EPFL—have the potential to boost the energy efficiency of our everyday devices. more
Declining job quality, not job loss, set to mark next decade of warehouse work  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Amazon delivery trucks are a familiar sight on American roads and new warehouses are popping up across the country to... more
The whole picture of a distant supercluster in three dimensions  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Using the Subaru Telescope and Gemini-North Telescope, a team of astronomers has revealed that the supercluster CL1604, a distant supercluster located about 7.3 billion light-years away, is a... more
Inadequate humanitarian funding increases refugees' risk of chronic poverty  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The United States has the largest refugee resettlement program in the world, contributing to the humanitarian efforts recognized by the global community. However, new research from the University of Colorado... more
Monitoring the corrosion of bioresorbable magnesium  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
ETH researchers have recently been able to monitor the corrosion of bioresorbable magnesium alloys at the nanoscale over a time scale of a few seconds to many hours. This is an important step towards accurately predicting... more
Growth Arrest Specific 7 protein allows cells to eat  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Without hands or feet, a single human cell has little to protect itself from surrounding threats like bacteria or viruses. In this way, the cell membrane has evolved to be... more
New palladium-based initiating systems for C1 polymerization of diazoacetates  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
A research team in Ehime University found that new initiating systems consisting of palladium, naphthoquinone, and borate exhibited unique activities for C1 polymerization of diazoacetates, affording high molecular weight poly(alkoxycarbonylmethylene)s... more
A crisis in cosmology: New data suggests the universe expanding more rapidly than believed  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
A group of astronomers led by University of California, Davis has obtained new data that suggest the universe is expanding... more
CELLINK’s I-DOT can facilitate genetic cancer diagnostic research, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
New research from the Karolinska Institute has demonstrated the I-DOT’s capability to facilitate genetic research in cancer diagnostics. The Karolinska Institute in Sweden is at the forefront of... more
Fight for Sight launches campaign to highlight impact of sight loss and possibilities of eye research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Fight for Sight has launched three campaign films to help raise awareness of the impact of... more
Marine Biologists Discover New Species of Octocoral  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 hour
A previously unknown species of coral has been discovered in Hannibal Bank, a guyot seamount off Pacific Panama. Named Psammogorgia pax, the... more
Massive Star-Forming Galaxy Spotted in Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 hour
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) have discovered faint traces of a huge dust-obscured star-forming galaxy never seen before, dating... more
Polymerized estrogen shown to protect nervous system cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Medical researchers have demonstrated how estrogen -- a natural hormone produced in the body -- can be polymerized into a slow-releasing biomaterial and applied to nervous system cells to protect those cells... more
Bacterial lifestyle alters the evolution of antibiotic resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
How bacteria live - whether as independent cells or in a communal biofilm - determines the course of their evolution, with implications for drug-resistant infections. more
Choosing the best embryos  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Struggling with infertility? You are not alone. Infertility affects one out of every six Canadian couples. Some resort to in vitro fertilization, with mixed results. In a new study, researchers unveiled a mechanism that likely contributes to the low level... more
Free-space data-carrying bendable light communications  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Bendable light beams have significant applications in optical manipulation, optical imaging, routing, micromachining and nonlinear optics. Researchers have long explored curved light beams in place of traditional Gaussian beams for line-of-sight light communications. In a recent study now... more
Stingless bee species depend on a complex fungal community to survive  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A study published in PLOS ONE shows that the larvae of the Brazilian stingless bee Scaptotrigona depilis depend on interactions between three different species of fungus... more
When exoplanets collide  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A dramatic glimpse of the aftermath of a collision between two exoplanets is giving scientists a view at what can happen when planets crash into each other. A similar event in our own solar system may have formed the moon. more
Automating collision avoidance  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
ESA is preparing to use machine learning to protect satellites from the very real and growing danger of space debris. more
Air-breathing engine precooler achieves record-breaking Mach 5 performance  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
UK company Reaction Engines has tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions equivalent to Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound. This achievement marks a significant milestone in its... more
The fall of Rome was Europe's lucky break  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Why the Roman Empire fell is often discussed in history classes and textbooks. But new research by Stanford historian Walter Scheidel considers an angle that has received little scholarly attention: Why did... more
Chemical 'vaccine' helps plants repel pathogens  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
When plants come under attack from invading bacteria, viruses or fungi, they mount a two-pronged response, producing both offensive chemicals to kill invaders and defensive chemicals to prevent infestations from spreading. more
Super-strong magnetic supercrystals can assemble themselves  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Materials scientists who work with nano-sized components have developed ways of working with their vanishingly small materials. But what if you could get your components to assemble themselves into different structures without actually handling them at... more
Turning plastic trash into lubricant oils  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Single-use plastics might have more inherent value than you think. more
Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators  CERN · 2 hours
Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators achintya Wed, 10/23/2019 - 10:20 HL-LHC Underground civil engineering galleries (Image: CERN) What could the next generation of... more
Skeletons Discovered in the Tower of London for First Time in 50 Years  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 hours
The skeletons of two women — an adult and a child — were discovered buried in a lost chapel in the infamous... more
Quantum leap in computing as scientists claim 'supremacy'  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Scientists claimed Wednesday to have achieved a near-mythical state of computing in which a new generation of machine vastly outperforms the world's fastest super-computer, known as "quantum supremacy". more
Big firm products top worst plastic litter list: report  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Tens of thousands of pieces of plastic littering the planet come from just a handful of multinational corporations, an environmental pressure group said Wednesday. more
Lots of good terns: Bird ready to fly off endangered list  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
After 34 years on the endangered species list, a tiny Midwestern bird is ready to fly free of federal protection. more
Swiss government bans 'shredding' of male chicks  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Switzerland is banning the practice of "shredding" newly hatched male chicks, citing progress in techniques to determine chicks' gender in the egg. more
Compression garments can ease lymphedema. Covering costs? Not so easy.  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Every morning, Britta Vander Linden dons compression stockings, a cumbersome process she calls "putting on my legs." more
UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy more
Rebel robot helps researchers understand human-machine cooperation  nanowerk · 3 hours
In a new twist on human-robot research, computer scientists have developed a handheld robot that first predicts then frustrates users by rebelling against their plans, thereby demonstrating an understanding of human intention. more
Teen Vapers Who Want To Quit Look For Help Via Text  NPR · 3 hours
Starting to vape is easy, but quitting a nicotine habit can be tough, teens are finding. Some vaping cessation programs have begun to reach out to... more
ConsenSys Space announces crowdsourced SSA data system  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
A venture linked to a former space mining company announced Oct. 21 a very different project, using blockchain technology to provide crowdsourced... more
Luxembourg extends space resources work through new agreements with NASA and ESA  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
Agreements with NASA and the European Space Agency are the latest steps by the government of Luxembourg to support its emerging space resources industry.... more
IBM casts doubt on Google's claims of quantum supremacy  Science Magazine · 4 hours
According to leaked paper, Google researchers have achieved milestone with number-generating computation more
Austria's early ski slope sparks row among environmentalists  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A singular bright strip of snow stands out brightly against Austria's autumnal surroundings but the ski slope's early opening is drawing concern from environmentalists. more
Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Pedro Simoes pulls on a flame-resistant suit as he prepares to fly over a eucalyptus forest in central Portugal, a near daily routine aimed at protecting his boss's bottom line. more
Doubt over future of Antarctic ocean sanctuary plans  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A push by Australia and France to create a massive ocean sanctuary in east Antarctica is in doubt as nations meet in Hobart to discuss the plans, with China and Russia opposing. more
Male specimens preferred by animal collectors, study suggests  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Museum collections of birds and mammals may be disproportionately skewed to favour males, even if female members of the species outnumber males in the wild, according to research published Wednesday. more
Air-breathing engine precooler achieves record-breaking Mach 5 performance  ESA · 5 hours
UK company Reaction Engines has tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions equivalent to Mach 5, or five times... more
Scientists enhance color and texture of cultured meat  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture and color of bovine muscle grown from... more
Machine-learning analysis of X-ray data picks out key catalytic properties  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Scientists seeking to design new catalysts to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane have used a novel artificial intelligence (AI) approach to identify key catalytic properties. By using... more
Learning on the playground: How school recess enhances child development  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Recess is a lot like school lunch: Some kids get lasagna with an organic green salad, some get a burrito out of a box, and some do without.... more
Research identifies earlier origin of neural crest cells  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Neural crest cells—embryonic cells in vertebrates that travel throughout the body and generate many cell types—have been thought to originate in the ectoderm, the outermost of the three germ layers formed in... more
New portable DNA sequencer quickly and accurately diagnoses wheat viruses  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Blasts cause significant loses in wheat crops. Recently Bangladesh was devastated by an invasion of South American races of wheat blast fungus, which occurred for the first time... more
Antiquated dams hold key to water quality  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
All over the eastern part of the United States, thousands of small dams block the flow of water in streams and rivers, harkening back to colonial times. Originally constructed for energy and milling operations... more
Magnetics with a twist: Scientists find new way to image spins  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Cornell researchers have put a new spin on measuring and controlling spins in nickel oxide, with an eye toward improving electronic devices' speed and memory capacity. more
Bacterial lifestyle alters the evolution of antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
How bacteria live—whether as independent cells or in a communal biofilm—determines how they evolve antibiotic resistance, which could lead to more personalized approaches to antimicrobial therapy and infection control. more
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