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Brazilian plant extract fights Candidiasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 39 minutes
There are many fungi that live in the body that make up the normal body microbial flora. One type, Candida, a type of yeast, normally thrives in small amounts in areas such as the skin, abdomen, and mouth,... more
Scientists discover one of world's oldest bird species at Waipara, New Zealand  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
The ancestor of some of the largest flying birds ever has been found in Waipara, North Canterbury. more
Newly-Developed Solar Cells Convert Ambient Indoor Light into Electricity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 hours
An international team of researchers from Sweden and China has developed organic photovoltaic cells that convert ambient indoor... more
Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized ape waited in Rudabánya, Hungary,... more
Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized ape waited in Rudabánya, Hungary,... more
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits more
LEO constellation operators OneWeb, Iridium announce collaboration  SPACE NEWS · 2 hours
Iridium and OneWeb, two companies pursuing different types of telecommunications businesses from low Earth orbit, said Sept. 17 that they would work... more
Scientific Meeting » Webinar: Insights from Social Psychology and Neuroscience on Bias  NIMH · 4 hours
On September 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, the NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity (ODWD) is hosting the second webinar in... more
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Some of the money in Purdue Pharma's proposed multibillion-dollar opioid settlement would come from the continued sale of opioids more
Boeing calls for government intervention in ICBM program  SPACE NEWS · 1 hour
Boeing is asking the government to force a teaming arrangement with Northrop Grumman for the GBSD program. SpaceNews.com more
Study on DNA spread by genetically modified mosquitoes prompts backlash  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Company and some scientists dispute suggestion that released strain may have made local mosquitoes fitter more
Ticks now carrying multiple diseases, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study published in the journal mBio reports that ticks carry many more disease-causing agents than just those responsible for causing Lyme disease. more
Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The more anemic you are, the more likely it is that you could spread dengue fever because mosquitoes feeding on your blood have a greater chance of picking up the virus. This... more
Human heart evolved to adapt to the demands of life, study says  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The human heart underwent major physical changes throughout history, based on what activities or lifestyle people had, a new study found. As a result,... more
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York more
Novel anti-cancer nanomedicine for efficient chemotherapy  nanowerk · 3 hours
Scientists have developed a new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted cancer chemotherapy. This new nano-tool provides a new approach to use cell-based nanomedicines for effcient cancer chemotherapy. more
The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback  MIT · 3 hours
The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information that would aid our efforts to assure the humane care of research animals used at MIT and the Whitehead... more
Gemini Observatory Captures Multicolor Image of First-ever Interstellar Comet  ASTRO WATCH · 49 minutes
The first-ever comet from beyond our Solar System has been successfully imaged by the Gemini Observatory in multiple... more
Bony Vertebrates Release Bone-Derived Hormone Osteocalcin in Response to Stress, Study Finds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
A new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows that humans and other bony vertebrates need a hormone called osteocalcin to develop an... more
Researchers see need for action on forest fire risk  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
How do humans affect forest fires? And what can we learn from forest fires in the past for the future of forestry? An international team of researchers led by Elisabeth... more
New study measures how much of corals' nutrition comes from hunting  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
When it comes to feeding, corals have a few tricks up their sleeve. Most of their nutrients come from microscopic algae living inside of them, but... more
Married CEOs are more committed to social issues than non-married peers  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
If a company wants a leader who is committed to corporate social responsibility, it would be wise to hire a married man. Married men in the... more
Emphasizing social play in kindergarten improves academics, reduces teacher burnout  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation, finds new UBC research. more
Happy hour for time-resolved crystallography  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Researchers from the Department of Atomically Resolved Dynamics of the Max Planck institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Hamburg, the University of Hamburg and the European Molecular... more
UM study abroad students fuel understanding of gaps in conservation data  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Animals around the globe face rising extinction rates, but there is often a lack of data about the causes of population declines, as well as ecological... more
New pathway that controls fat formation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
In work suggesting new therapeutic targets to fight obesity, researchers have identified a novel mechanism that regulates the creation of fat in mammals. more
Environmental toxin produced by algae may lead to ALS  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). more
New AI-guided robotic platform for automation of synthetic biological molecules  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A cross-disciplinary team of MIT researchers have published details of an artificial intelligence (AI) guided robotic platform for flow synthesis of small molecule organic compounds. The paper appeared... more
Genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A Clemson University professor's research has documented the movement of antibiotic resistance in humans into animal species. more
Genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
New results show that human-acquired antibiotic resistance genes are being transmitted to livestock, companion animals and wildlife. Researchers analyzed a global set of 901 genome sequences... more
Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse - one involving removal of the uterus via hysterectomy and the other employing mesh... more
Programmable swarmbots make flexible biological tools  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Biomedical engineers have developed a new platform to create biological drugs using specially engineered bacteria that burst and release useful proteins when they sense that their capsule is becoming too crowded. more
NASA-NOAA satellite catches Hurricane Kiko at night  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Hurricane Kiko continued to track west through the Eastern Pacific Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and provided a view of the storm. Satellite imagery revealed an elongated shape, which indicated wind... more
A safer way for police to test drug evidence  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Scientists have demonstrated a way for police to quickly and safely test whether a baggie or other package contains illegal drugs without having to handle any suspicious contents directly. The... more
Scientists create fully electronic 2-D spin transistors  nanowerk · 6 hours
Physicists constructed a two-dimensional spin transistor, in which spin currents were generated by an electric current through graphene. more
NASA satellite provides a view of a large hurricane Humberto  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
NASA's Terra Satellite provided a visible image of Hurricane Humberto when it was off the coast of the Carolinas and slowly moving north. The satellite image revealed that... more
Fungicides as an underestimated hazard for freshwater organisms  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Scientists at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) have found that pollution by fungicides can have unforeseen but far-reaching consequences for the functioning of aquatic systems. more
Elusive compounds of greenhouse gas isolated  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent atmospheric pollutant. Although naturally occurring, anthropogenic N2O emissions from intensive agricultural fertilisation, industrial processes, and combustion of fossil fuels and biomass are a major cause for concern. Researchers at the... more
Researchers develop new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted chemotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers at the University of Helsinki in collaboration with researchers from Åbo Akademi University, Finland and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China have developed a new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted cancer... more
Cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers from the Tulane University School of Medicine have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. more
North Atlantic haddock use magnetic compass to guide them  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A new study found that the larvae of haddock, a commercially important type of cod, have a magnetic compass to find their way at sea. The findings showed that haddock... more
Hundreds of sea turtle nests lost after Hurricane Dorian: 'It could have been worse'  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Strong tropical winds and high tides associated with Hurricane Dorian unearthed hundreds of sea turtle nests on beaches along the... more
Machine learning used to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Scientists have developed a new technique for predicting the final size of a wildfire from the moment of ignition. more
Electric pill bottles and text messaging not enough to affect blood pressure control  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Blood pressure levels in patients with hypertension did not improve when patients took part in automated texting or were given electronic pill... more
Deeper understanding of early life experiences can help combat chronic obesity and frequent bingeing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
According to a new study, dysfunctional eating patterns and habits in overweight and obese adults can be triggered by early... more
How much of corals' nutrition comes from hunting?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
When it comes to feeding, corals have a few tricks up their sleeve. Most of their nutrients come from microscopic algae living inside of them, but if those algae aren't creating enough... more
Elusive compounds of greenhouse gas isolated  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent atmospheric pollutant. Although naturally occurring, anthropogenic N2O emissions from intensive agricultural fertilization, industrial processes, and combustion of fossil fuels and biomass are a major cause for concern. Researchers have isolated... more
Computer scientist wins $2.3 million to develop AI that patients can use to manage health  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Samantha Kleinberg, a computer scientist at Stevens Institute of Technology and pioneer in wearable technologies, has secured roughly... more
Fungicides as an underestimated hazard for freshwater organisms  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Large amounts of fungicides, used in agriculture, leak into nearby surface waters. The effects of it on aquatic organisms are poorly understood and not specifically addressed in the EU regulatory frameworks with... more
A reusable catalyst for the synthesis of esters  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A chemist from RUDN University has developed a tin silicate catalyst for the production of esters—flavourings, plasticisers, and biofuel components. Unlike existing catalysts, the new material can be made active again and... more
A matter of concentration  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Plants can grow whole new organs with the help of pluripotent stem cells throughout their entire lives. When necessary, these stem cells can develop into any type of cell within an organism. The biologist Prof. Dr. Thomas Laux and his... more
Gene editing enables researchers to correct mutation in muscle stem cells in DMD model  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare but devastating genetic disorder that causes muscle loss and physical impairments. Researchers have... more
Clues to the origin of Huntington's disease, and a new way to find drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Using a new technique to study brain development, scientists were able to trace the causes of Huntington's back to early... more
Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
There's a perception that surgery to treat prostate cancer will spell the end of a man's sex life. more
Peatlands trap CO2, even during droughts  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Scientists studied the two species of moss that make up the peatland. They discovered that in hot weather and drought conditions, one species resists, whereas the other is negatively impacted. In wet weather conditions the opposite... more
North Atlantic haddock use magnetic compass to guide them  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
A new study found that the larvae of haddock, a commercially important type of cod, have a magnetic compass to find their way at sea. The findings showed that haddock... more
New piece of Alzheimer's puzzle found  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's memory. The treatment also reduced some of the harmful physical... more
Crucial role of recycling in the evolution of life in our universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
New research by astrophysicists reveals how the gas and energy expelled by stars are returned to the universe, and in what forms. It also... more
5 million gift will help create Edward P. Evans Center for MDS at Dana-Farber  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A $5 million gift from the Edward P. Evans Foundation will create the Edward P. Evans Center for Myelodysplastic Syndromes... more
The effects of variation in T6SS and bacteria on competition in host environment  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
A group of scientists studying the ways plant-associated bacteria interact were surprised to find that strains predicted to be more sensitive to... more
Scientists create fully electronic 2-D spin transistors  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Physicists from the University of Groningen constructed a two-dimensional spin transistor, in which spin currents were generated by an electric current through graphene. A monolayer of a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) was placed on... more
Youth activism is on the rise around the globe, says author  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Greta and Malala get the headlines, but for every young leader pictured on a magazine cover, thousands more are working tirelessly for causes like climate justice,... more
Hyperbolic paraboloid origami harnesses bistability to enable new applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers are looking the 'hypar' origami for ways to leverage its structural properties. more
Study changes guidelines for sepsis management  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
A researcher ends the debate among physicians regarding sepsis management. more
Feeling depressed? Mahjong might be the answer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
When it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it might be as simple as a game of mahjong, according to a new study. more
The effects of variation in T6SS and bacteria on competition in host environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A group of scientists studying the ways plant-associated bacteria interact were surprised to find that strains predicted to be more sensitive to... more
Why businesses underestimate the need to adapt to extreme climate events  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
What the Stern Report did in 2006 for climate mitigation and the need to reduce carbon emissions, former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon now tries to... more
Acoustic energy harnessed to soften shear-thickening fluids  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Researchers are using ultrasonic waves to manipulate the viscosity of shear-thickening materials, turning solids to slush—and back again. more
Programmable swarmbots help make flexible biological tools  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a new platform to create biologic drugs using specially engineered bacteria that burst and release useful proteins when they sense that their capsule is becoming too crowded. more
Bat influenza viruses possess an unexpected genetic plasticity  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Bat-borne influenza viruses enter host cells by utilizing surface exposed MHC-II molecules of various species, including humans. Now, an international research team from Germany (Medical Center—University of Freiburg and Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, island of... more
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