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Possible Alzheimer's breakthrough suggested  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers say they have identified a previously unknown gene and associated protein (which they have named 'aggregatin') which could potentially be suppressed to slow the advance of Alzheimer's disease. more
Less may be more in next-gen batteries  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Engineers build full lithium-ion batteries with silicon anodes and an alumina layer to protect cathodes from degrading. By limiting their energy density, the batteries promise excellent stability for transportation and grid storage use. more
Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study. more
The color of your clothing can impact wildlife  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Your choice of clothing could affect the behavioral habits of wildlife around you, according to a new study. more
OSIRIS-REx completes closest flyover of sample site nightingale  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
OSIRIS-REx successfully executed a 0.4-mile (620-m) flyover of site Nightingale yesterday as part of the mission's Reconnaissance B phase activities. more
Keeping lead out of drinking water when switching disinfectants  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers found that the hazards of switching disinfectants in water systems -- increased lead levels -- can be mitigated if the change is done correctly. more
Climate-friendly food choices protect the planet, promote health, reduce health costs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system billions of... more
Poor mental health 'both cause and effect' of school exclusion  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Children with mental health needs require urgent support from primary school onwards to avoid exclusion, which can be both cause and effect of poor mental health, new research... more
Drug combo reverses arthritis in rats  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Researchers have discovered that a powerful combination of 2 experimental drugs reverses the cellular and molecular signs of osteoarthritis in rats as well as in isolated human cartilage cells. more
Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty ability: it can regenerate itself from nearly every imaginable injury, including decapitation. Scientists have studied these worms for decades to... more
Solutions for networking lag in massive IoT devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Researchers have proposed a system that would use currently underutilized resources in an existing wireless channel to create extra opportunities for lag-free connections. The process, which wouldn't require any additional hardware or... more
Tw writers penned landmark inscriptions in 8th-century BCE Samaria  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
A new study reveals that only 2 writers penned landmark inscriptions on an 8th-century BCE Samarian ostraca. The discovery illuminates the bureaucratic apparatus of an ancient kingdom of Israel. more
Deep diving scientists discover bubbling CO2 hotspot  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Hydrologists diving off the coast of the Philippines have discovered volcanic seeps with some of the highest natural levels of C02 ever recorded. The scientists were working in Verde Island Passage, one of the... more
Here, there and everywhere: Large and giant viruses abound globally  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Scientists have uncovered a broad diversity of large and giant viruses that belong to the nucleocytoplasmic large DNA viruses (NCLDV) supergroup. As a result, virus diversity in this... more
What's in Puget sound? New technique casts a wide net for concerning chemicals  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Using a new 'non-targeted' approach, researchers screened samples from multiple regions of Puget Sound to look for potentially harmful compounds that might... more
What it's like to live without a sense of smell  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
New research reveals the impact of smell loss. As many as one in 20 people live without smell. But until now there has been little research into the... more
Surprise discovery shakes up our understanding of gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A group of scientists has uncovered a previously unknown way that our genes are made into reality. Rather than directions going one-way from DNA to RNA to proteins, the latest... more
Despite less ozone pollution, not all plants benefit  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Policies and new technologies have reduced emissions of precursor gases that lead to ozone air pollution, but despite those improvements, the amount of ozone that plants are taking in has not followed... more
Americans perceive likelihood of nuclear weapons risk as 50/50 toss-up  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
It has been 30 years since the end of the Cold War, yet on average, Americans still perceive that the odds of a nuclear weapon detonating on U.S.... more
Mosquito-borne diseases could be prevented by skin cream  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer could help protect people against viral diseases such as Zika and dengue, according to new research. more
Late Neolithic Italy was home to complex networks of metal exchange  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
During the 4th and 3rd millennia BC, Italy was home to complex networks of metalwork exchange, according to a new study. more
Melting reveals drug targets in a living organism  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Developing new medicines and understanding how they target specific organs often gives a crucial advantage in the fight against human diseases. An international team has developed a technology to systematically identify drug... more
Sea level rise could reshape the United States, trigger migration inland  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
New study is the first to use machine learning to project migration patterns resulting from sea-level rise. Researchers found the impact of rising oceans will ripple... more
Even after death, animals are important in ecosystems  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Animal carcasses play an important role in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Scientists have published these findings in PLOS ONE. Carcasses not only provide food for carrion-eating animals. Their nutrients also increase the... more
Domesticated wheat has complex parentage  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Certain types of domesticated wheat have complicated origins, with genetic contributions from wild and cultivated wheat populations on opposite sides of the Fertile Crescent. more
Coronavirus outbreak in China traced to snakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Emerging viral infections -- from bird flu to Ebola to Zika infections -- pose major threats to global public health, and understanding their origins can help investigators design defensive strategies against future outbreaks. A... more
Electrochemical method for extracting uranium, and potentially other metal ions, from solution  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Fifty years ago, scientists hit upon what they thought could be the next rocket fuel. Carboranes -- molecules composed of boron, carbon and hydrogen... more
Cancer: Faster drug discovery to hit 'undruggable' targets  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Medicines made from coiled protein fragments could provide a new handle on hard-to-treat diseases like cancer, but they are difficult to design. But a new technique could change that. more
Cultural difference play crucial role in when people would sacrifice one to save group  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Cultural differences play a pivotal role in how people in different parts of the world perceive when it is acceptable... more
Concussion risk in youth football  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
For decades, there's been a widespread assumption among people with an interest in sports-related injury that youth football players are more vulnerable to concussion and other head injuries than their older, bigger counterparts. more
Determining the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly and accurately  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Many drugs are derived from natural products. But before natural products can be exploited, chemists must first determine their structure and stereochemistry. This can be a... more
A heart-healthy protein from bran of cereal crop  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Foxtail millet is an annual grass grown widely as a cereal crop in parts of India, China and Southeast Asia. Milling the grain removes the hard outer layer, or bran, from the... more
Preventing, healing tooth decay with a bioactive peptide  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist's office can be painful, but untreated... more
Engineers develop recipe to dramatically strengthen body armor  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have formulated a new recipe that can prevent weaknesses in modern-day armor. By adding a tiny amount of the element silicon to boron carbide, a material commonly used for making body... more
Complex rupturing during 2019 Ridgecrest, California, sequence  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence, which startled nearby California residents over the 4 July holiday with magnitude 6.4 and magnitude 7.1 earthquakes, included 34,091 earthquakes overall, detailed in a high-resolution catalog created for the... more
Residues in fingerprints hold clues to their age  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Police have long relied on the unique whorls, loops or arches encoded in fingerprints to identify suspects. However, they have no way to tell how long ago those prints were left behind... more
Solving a biological puzzle: How stress causes gray hair  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Scientists have found evidence to support long-standing anecdotes that stress causes hair graying. Researchers found that in mice, the type of nerve involved in the fight-or-flight response causes permanent damage... more
Researchers reverse HIV latency, important scientific step toward cure  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Overcoming HIV latency -- induction of HIV in CD4+ T cells that lay dormant throughout the body - is a major step toward creating a cure for HIV. For the... more
Autoimmunity may explain why an important immune system is absent in many bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
New findings reveal how bacterial immune systems can be harmful for their hosts and explain why they are not found in many... more
Mixing the unmixable: Novel approach for efficiently fusing different polymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Cross-linked polymers are structures where large molecular chains are linked together, allowing exceptional mechanical properties and chemical resistance to the final product. However, their modification is not easy.... more
Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Animal pollinators support the production of three-quarters of the world's food crops, and many flowers produce nectar to reward the pollinators. A new study using bumblebees has found that the... more
Human-sparked fires smaller, less intense but more frequent with longer seasons  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Fires started by people have steadily increased in recent decades, sparking a major shift in U.S. wildfire norms, according to a new study. The research found... more
Most rehabilitating sea turtles with infectious tumors don't survive  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Fibropapillomatosis (FP) is the most significant infectious disease affecting sea turtle populations worldwide. FB leads to tumors on the turtles' eyes, flippers and internal organs and is widespread in warmer... more
New roles found for Huntington's disease protein  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A research team has identified a new function of a gene called huntingtin, a mutation of which underlies the progressive neurodegenerative disorder known as Huntington's Disease. Using genetic mouse models, they have discovered that... more
Mosquitoes are drawn to flowers as much as people -- and now scientists know why  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Despite their reputation as blood-suckers, mosquitoes actually spent most of their time drinking nectar from flowers. Scientists have... more
Earth's oldest asteroid strike linked to 'big thaw'  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Scientists have discovered Earth's oldest asteroid strike occurred at Yarrabubba, in outback Western Australia, and coincided with the end of a global deep freeze known as a Snowball Earth. The research used... more
Inner complexity of Saturn moon, Enceladus, revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A team developed a new geochemical model that reveals that carbon dioxide (CO2) from within Enceladus, an ocean-harboring moon of Saturn, may be controlled by chemical reactions at its seafloor. Studying the plume of... more
How giant viruses infect amoeba  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Host cells infected with giant viruses behave in a unique manner. To gain deeper insight into the infection mechanism of giant viruses, scientists developed a specialized algorithm that can track the movement of host cells. This method could... more
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