NEWS MEDICAL Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and pharmaceuticals. 8 months
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Imagining a world without species
SCIENCE DAILY Categorizing species can get hazy at small, microbial scales. After all, the classical definition of species as interbreeding individuals with sexually viable offspring doesn't apply to asexual organisms. Examining shared DNA doesn't help either: collectively, E. coli bacteria... 10 hours
Ensuring broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds
PHYS.ORG Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment used to kill bacteria on produce can reduce levels of the... 15 hours
Research shows how bacteria inactivate common drug used to treat cancers
NEWS MEDICAL To the reasons that chemotherapy sometimes does not work, we can now add one more: bacteria. In a study published today in Science, researchers describe findings... 2 days
How bacteria hinder chemotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found bacteria in pancreatic tumors that metabolize a common drug, explains a new report. 2 days
Membrane vesicles released by bacteria may play different roles during infection
SCIENCE DAILY Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighboring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This... 3 days
Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles that may have different functions during infection
NEWS MEDICAL Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighboring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This special MV-based... 3 days
Membrane vesicles released by bacteria may play different roles during infection
PHYS.ORG Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighbouring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This... 3 days
Straining the memory: Prototype strain engineered materials are the future of data storage
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have strain-engineered a data storage material to store data by exploiting a process of avalanche atomic switching. Memory cells using this... 10 hours
Lipid vesicles replace blood in new bacteria test
PHYS.ORG As schools around the U.S. start back up, so do trips to the doctor's office. But is that raw sore throat due to bacteria, which can be fought off with antibiotics, or... 15 hours
Fueling a cleaner combustion
PHYS.ORG An additive for conventional fuel comprised of oxygenated organic compounds could help reduce the release of pollutants into the atmosphere during the combustion of fossil fuels. Researchers from KAUST have now established how these potential additives decompose under combustion-relevant conditions. 2 days
Intestinal bacteria can indicate likeliness of successful weight loss from dieting
NEWS MEDICAL Stool samples can indicate whether people can lose weight by following a healthy diet, according to a new study from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. 3 days
Potential role of intratumor bacteria in mediating tumor resistance to the chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine
Science Magazine Growing evidence suggests that microbes can influence the efficacy of cancer therapies. By studying colon cancer models, we found that... 6 days
Microbes hobble a widely used chemo drug
SCIENCE-NEWS Bacteria associated with cancer cells can inactivate a chemotherapy drug. 6 days
Medical News Today: Gut flora dictates how much weight we can lose
MNT Danish researchers show that the proportion of certain bacteria in our guts influences how much weight we can lose and under what circumstances. 6 days
Cybersecurity and technology transfer seen as top priorities for NIST director nominee
Science Magazine Walter Copan has relevant experience with federal labs and agencies 2 days
Genetically altered mice bear some hallmarks of human bipolar behavior
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using... 3 days
Researchers unlock potential pathway to treat flesh-eating bacteria
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria. This is timely news, given the current... 2 days
Fusion guided biopsy can help with accurate diagnosis of prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL There is a new technology available that can help with both predicting prostate cancer aggressiveness and detecting prostate cancer. It's called fusion guided biopsy, and Valley–Mount... 7 days
Simple blood test provides new treatment choices to lung cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL A simple test which can detect gene mutations in tumour DNA from blood samples is giving new choices to lung cancer patients with faster diagnosis and... 6 days
Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating... 2 days
Potential pathway to treat flesh-eating bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria. Medical researchers have found a critical target on which to focus for developing a... 2 days
Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder
NEWS MEDICAL Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal... 2 days
Volcanic Hotspots Are Relative Slowpokes, Study Finds
LIVE SCIENCE Plumes of hot rock can help track tectonic plates. 12 hours
Communication among health care facilities key to preventing spread of drug-resistant bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Communication breakdowns between care facilities can pave the way for outbreaks of infection, according to research on the spread of an extensively drug-resistant bacterium. 4 hours
Research shows social media is no substitute for local news coverage
PHYS.ORG Once, when discussing our changing habits online, Mark Zuckerberg told his colleagues, "a squirrel dying in your front yard may be more relevant to your interests... 7 days
Supposedly gay-identifying AI tells us more about stereotypes than the origins of sexuality
PHYS.ORG In a forthcoming paper, two Stanford researchers used a deep neural network to detect sexuality from profile pictures on a US dating... 7 days
Managing negative emotions can help pregnant smokers quit
SCIENCE DAILY Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking, new research indicates. 14 hours
Does Marijuana Really Help You Sleep?
LIVE SCIENCE Many hope that marijuana will help their insomnia. A sleep psychologist examines the evidence. 6 days
Key California farm district rejects governor's tunnels plan
PHYS.ORG A group of powerful California farmers pulled their support Tuesday from a pair of massive, $16 billion tunnels that would have re-engineered the state's water system in a decisive move that dealt... 20 hours
Engineered therapy for blood clotting disorder shows early promise
SCIENCE DAILY An investigational treatment that mimics a key clotting enzyme is effective, safe, and may one day eliminate the need for blood products for people with the rare, life-threatening blood disease... 6 days
This robotic ‘remora’ can cling to objects with a force 340 times its own weight
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Mattis sees need for new space programs
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Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminum, solve ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles
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Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System
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Why flu vaccines so often fail
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Keeping astronauts – and Earth – safe from destructive solar storms
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Aligning the primary mirror segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with light
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3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine
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Space radiation is risky business for the human body
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Equifax breach brings renewed attention to information security vulnerabilities
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