Passengers begin leaving after ship's virus quarantine ends  ABC NEWS · 44 minutes
Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship after their two-week quarantine ended more
Study reveals underlying mechanism for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias  NEWS MEDICAL · 48 minutes
Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. more
DARPA makes last-minute change to launch competition rules  SPACE NEWS · 1 hour
With just a week before the first scheduled launch in DARPA’s responsive launch competition, the agency is tweaking the rules... more
Study reveals how cells remove misfolded proteins from tissues  NEWS MEDICAL · 48 minutes
Researchers in Japan have identified a new quality control system that allows cells to remove damaged and potentially toxic proteins from their surroundings. more
AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 48 minutes
An approach based on artificial intelligence may allow EKGs to be used to screen for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the future. more
IU researcher identifies new genomic regions that increase skin cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
An Indiana University cancer researcher has identified eight new genomic regions that increase a person's risk for skin cancer. more
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A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for... more
More internationally educated nurses in hospitals may result in a stable nursing workforce  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
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UGA historian shines light on the evolutionary purpose of menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
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Study finds declines in heart attacks to be greater among men than women  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
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Researchers uncover why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
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Ariane 5’s second launch of 2020  ESA · 4 hours
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Hundreds leave California military bases after quarantine  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Federal officials say nearly 350 Americans who fled the coronavirus zone in China have completed a 14-day quarantine at California military bases and been cleared to go home more
US tells remaining cruise passengers: Stay out for 2 weeks  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
The U.S. government is making good on its warning to Americans who chose to remain on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan: They can't return home for... more
Association between HMO concentrations and infant weight, body composition  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Breastfeeding affects infant growth and, researchers have found, helps prevent obesity, both in childhood and later in life. However, the components of breast milk responsible for these beneficial effects remain... more
Potential method for better treatment of premature babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published in the journal Immunology in February 2020 reports the discovery of a process that occurs in the body naturally, but which enhances the production of type 3 innate... more
Live-cell imaging provides new insights into dynamic structure of mitochondria  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
As power plants and energy stores, mitochondria are essential components of almost all cells in plants, fungi and animals. Until now, it has been assumed that these functions... more
BU study finds higher fecundability in the fall  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
First-of-its-kind study accounts for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, finding couples conceive quicker in late fall and early winter, especially in southern states. more
Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Alcohol misuse is common among adolescents, and increases the risk of developing a chronic alcohol use disorder in the future. more
Dementia prevalence falling but the number of cases will double by 2050  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Alzheimer Europe presented a new study at a European Parliament lunch debate in February 2020, which projects a doubling of the number of cases... more
Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Exposing teeth to excessive fluoride alters calcium signaling, mitochondrial function, and gene expression in the cells forming tooth enamel- a novel explanation for how dental fluorosis,... more
Drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating cerebral malaria  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence that specific immune cells may play a key role in the devastating effects of cerebral malaria, a... more
Later school start times associated with drop in vehicle crashes involving teen drivers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that later school start times were... more
Lengthening prostate cancer screening intervals for men could improve outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, finds significant benefits to lengthening the amount of time between prostate cancer... more
Japanese communications satellite and South Korean weather satellite launch on Ariane 5  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
Arianespace completed its third launch of the year Feb. 18, sending a Japanese communications satellite and a South Korean weather satellite into geostationary transfer... more
Empathy can be predicted from resting state brain connectivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Traditionally, empathy is assessed through the use of questionnaires and psychological assessments. The findings of this study offer an alternative to people who may have difficulty filling out questionnaires, such... more
Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A new study has shown metformin - a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in... more
New virus cases in China fall for 2nd day, deaths top 2,000  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
New virus cases in China continued to fall, with 1,749 new infections and 136 new deaths announced after China's leader said disease prevention and... more
New coronavirus case confirmed among cruise ship evacuees  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
A new case of coronavirus has been confirmed among people evacuated from a cruise ship to a California military base more
Scientists may have a way to boost innate lung immunity in preterm babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The continuing epidemic of pre-term birth includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong... more
Ultra-premium CT system for Jersey Shore University Medical Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center opened a second computed tomography scanner in its emergency department in February. more
Cleaning products may raise the risk of childhood asthma finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
According to a new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University's Faculty of Health Sciences (SFU), exposure to household cleaning products as babies could raise the... more
Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Tailoring care for older patients who have had emergency surgery can reduce complications and deaths, decrease the length of hospital stays and cut down... more
New compendium on cardiomyopathies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Cardiomyopathy refers to diseases of the heart muscle causing cardiac myocyte injury and myocardial dysfunction, which impair structural and functional ventricular filling or ejection of blood in the absence of other structural or vascular heart diseases. more
Domestic abuse raises the risk of death by 44% finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study reveals that domestic abuse can raise the risk of deaths by 44 percent compared to the general population. A team of researchers from... more
Surge in enrollment as Californians avoid penalty, receive state aid  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Hundreds of thousands of new enrollees signed up for 2020 coverage through Covered California, driven by new carrot-and-stick state policies that provide financial aid to help some people... more
Geriatric-specific characteristics linked to hospital readmission risk of elderly surgical patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers have examined new geriatric-specific characteristics that appear to raise the risk of elderly surgical patients having an unplanned hospital readmission within a month of initially... more
Rules of life: From a pond to the beyond  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
The Cuatro Cienegas Basin, located in Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico, was once a shallow sea that became isolated from the Gulf of Mexico around 43 million years ago. more
Warming oceans are getting louder  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
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Researchers uncover genetic mechanisms that govern brain plasticity  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Genetic mechanisms that govern brain plasticity - the brain's ability to change and adapt - have been uncovered by researchers at the University of Birmingham. more
Physicists see nuclear wobbling in one isotope of gold  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Nuclei can be round, like a soccer ball, or oblong, like a football. Others are slightly oblong but misshapen, like a potato. One of the only two ways to observe... more
Moderate intensity exercise can have beneficial effect on memory performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
University of Kent research has found that moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most benefcial effect on memory performance. more
NUS researchers identify new protein to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A team of researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has identified a novel protein that would prevent the development of neuropathy in cancer patients who receive... more
Genetic tests to predict heart disease risk have limited benefit  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Genetic tests to predict a person's risk of heart disease and heart attack have limited benefit over conventional testing. more
Organs from hepatitis C-infected donors benefit many kidney patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new medical approach recommended by University of Cincinnati physician-researchers may reduce organ wait times, save money, boost quality of life and prolong life expectancy for kidney patients. more
VTC scientists study new approach to help people with alcohol use disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
People with alcohol use disorder know that when it comes to immediate satisfaction, nothing works quicker than liquor. more
Florida officials cordon off park for annual snake orgy  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 hours
Spring is the annual mating season for water snakes in Florida. This year, lakegoers saw so many coiled couples that the state's parks department had to shut down part of... more
SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. more
Kleos Space borrows $3.7 million while awaiting first launch  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
Radio-frequency-mapping startup Kleos Space on Feb. 18 said it received a $3.4 million loan from Dubai-based Winance to... more
SpaceX announces partnership to send four tourists into deep orbit  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
SpaceX announced a new partnership Tuesday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022... more
More purple than blue: Religiously unaffiliated vary in political beliefs  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
For decades, research examining the intersection of religion and politics counted the religious "nones"—or the unaffiliated—as a small, homogeneous and liberal group, and conservatives have treated them as... more
Fruit flies have a new defense strategy to deal with oxidative stress  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Oxidative stress affects all living organisms, and the damage it causes is believed to play a part in cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and a... more
Study reveals how malaria detects and shields itself from immune cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Malaria parasites can sense a molecule produced by approaching immune cells and then use it to protect themselves from destruction, according to new findings published today... more
Crops provide chimpanzees with more energy than wild foods  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
A new study has found that cultivated foods offer chimpanzees in West Africa more energetic benefits than wild foods available in the region. The findings have made a significant development... more
How malaria detects and shields itself from approaching immune cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Malaria parasites can sense a molecule produced by approaching immune cells and then use it to protect themselves from destruction, according to new findings. more
Risk factors for endometrial cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
An analysis of 149 scientific studies has identified 24 genetic variants which predispose women to endometrial cancer. more
How low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to cardiac arrhythmias  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how.... more
Physicists see nuclear wobbling in one isotope of gold  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers recently discovered that some nuclei wobble on their intermediate axes.  more
Plasma from recovered patients used to treat coronavirus a valid approach, WHO says  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
The COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) outbreak has taken nearly 1,900 people and infected more than 73,000 people, mainly in China. It has spread... more
Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) is the largest venomous snake in North America, reaching 8 feet and weighing up to 10 pounds. In the past, medical experts believe that the toxin in... more
Study uses MRI to probe non-invasively inside a living brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
The wiring network of the brain is made up of billions of nerve fibers called axons. The thickness of axons - together with other properties - significantly impacts... more
‘Air-Gen’ Device Generates Electric Power from Ambient Humidity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
A thin-film device made from nanometer-scale protein wires harvested from the microbe Geobacter sulfurreducens can generate continuous electric power in... more
Kleos Space borrows $3.4 million while awaiting first launch  SPACE NEWS · 7 hours
Radio-frequency-mapping startup Kleos Space on Feb. 18 said it received a $3.4 million loan from Dubai-based Winance to... more
Wall Street investors react to climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Institutional investors are factoring climate risks into their investment decisions. more
Western diet rich in fat and sugar linked to skin inflammation  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
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Hardy microbe’s DNA could be a time capsule for the ages  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Artist and DNA storage pioneer says microbes entombed in salt could preserve a lasting record of humanity more
Rules of life: From a pond to the beyond  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have conducted experiments in the nutrient-poor Cuatro Cienegas Basin in Mexico. Their goal was to shed light on how fundamental features of an organism's genome -- its size, the... more
Green approach accelerates process optimization and retrieval of 'switchable' solvents  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have demonstrated a new, green technology for both accelerated screening and retrieving 'switchable' solvents used in green chemistry applications. The new approach makes the screening process hundreds... more
First transplant of deceased donor's uterus in Sweden  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
The Swedish team responsible for uterine transplantation research has, for the first time, transplanted a uterus from a deceased donor. The operation proceeded without complications and the recipient is doing well. more
Salivary uric acid found to be a good predictor of body fat percentage in adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
In addition to helping us chew and swallow, keeping the mouth moist and protecting us against germs, saliva... more
Social media users most misinformed about vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
With the advent of the coronavirus outbreak and other viral outbreaks that are taking the lives of many people worldwide, vaccination is more important today than ever. But, recently, immunization rates have drastically decreased... more
Ultrathin crack-based strain sensors show promise in enhancing human touch  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
People rely on a highly tuned sense of touch to manipulate objects, but injuries to the skin and the simple act of wearing gloves can impair this ability. more
Persistent antisocial behavior linked to smaller brain size  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Antisocial behavior is characterized by disruptive acts of intentional aggression that causes distress, alarm, or harassment toward others. People who exhibit antisocial behavior since they were children through adulthood are more likely... more
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Video: Deep-sea footage helps researchers understand octopod real estate
Video: Deep-sea footage helps researchers understand octopod real estate
LOFAR pioneers new way to study exoplanet environments
Creating custom light using 2-D materials
Neuroscientist breaks the communication code of mice
Coping with adult nightmares
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old coffin
New all-sky search reveals potential neutrino sources
New all-sky search reveals potential neutrino sources
Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana
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