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dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol Dutch Astronomers Discover Recipe to Make Cosmic Glycerol
ASTRO WATCH A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in... 30 minutes
Reintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugs
NEWS MEDICAL The American College of Rheumatology today applauded the leadership of Rep. David McKinley and Rep. G.K. Butterfield in reintroducing H.R. 2999, the Patients' Access to Treatment Act. 18 hours
Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closure
ABC NEWS A strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases 1 day
Newly discovered antibiotic could help treat drug-resistant tuberculosis
NEWS MEDICAL A newly discovered antibiotic, produced by bacteria from a cystic fibrosis patient, could be used to treat cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). This is the finding of a team of scientists from... 1 day
Meharry, MTSU collaborate to increase primary care physicians for underserved areas in Tennessee
NEWS MEDICAL Leaders from Meharry Medical College and Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Thursday (June 22) to develop an accelerated pathway for... 2 days
MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia
NEWS MEDICAL A Mississippi State University researcher is developing new miniature models to better understand the factors that lead to heart disease... 2 days
Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
NEWS MEDICAL Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick,... 2 days
Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality
PHYS.ORG An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide along... 2 days
Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Toronto have uncovered the first molecular steps that lead to immune... 2 days
Scientists create wearable diagnostic biosensor that can detect three diabetes-related compounds
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that... 2 days
Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL An exercise program comprised of gentle exercises and taught by home care aides can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities,... 2 days
Study looks at role of race, gender in predicting heart attack symptoms in emergency department
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the George Washington University found that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients' risk... 2 days
Study finds increase in early stage breast cancer diagnoses after Affordable Care Act took effect
NEWS MEDICAL A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer... 2 days
Researchers Solve Millennia-Old Mystery of ‘Bright Nights’
SCI-NEWS.COM Dating back to the first century CE, philosophers, scientists, and reporters have noted the occasional occurrence of the phenomena known as ‘bright... 2 days
Weight Bias May Show Up in School Kids As Young As 9
LIVE SCIENCE School-age kids may be biased against their peers who are overweight or obese and not even know it, a new study finds. 2 days
The effects of external cues on individual and collective behavior of shoaling fish
Science Magazine Collective animal behavior is an emergent phenomenon arising from the local interactions of the members of animal groups. Considerable progress has been... 2 days
Team launches 'comb and copter' system to map atmospheric gases
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder have demonstrated a new mobile, ground-based system that could scan and map... 2 days
Bioengineers create more durable, versatile wearable for diabetes monitoring
PHYS.ORG Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds... 2 days
Is it okay for children to count on their fingers?
PHYS.ORG Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using their hands when learning maths. But a... 2 days
Researchers develop mathematical method for defining electoral districts
PHYS.ORG For democratic elections to be fair, voting districts must have similar sizes. When populations shift, districts need to be redistributed - a complex and, in many countries, controversial task when political parties... 2 days
Turtle go-slow zone extensions needed
PHYS.ORG James Cook University marine scientists are calling for an extension of go-slow zones in turtle habitats to reduce boat strikes on the threatened creatures. 2 days
Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits
NEWS MEDICAL For college students, summer can be the time for a new lesson: how to take charge of their health. 2 days
Is it okay for children to count on their fingers?
SCIENCE DAILY Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using their hands when learning maths. But a... 2 days
'Star dust' wasp is a new extinct species named after David Bowie's alter ego
SCIENCE DAILY During her study on fossil insects at China's Capitol Normal University, a student visited the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural... 2 days
Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities
PHYS.ORG Dramatic differences in chimp societies, discovered by researchers at the University of St Andrews, reveal variations in social status and sharing food, as seen in human cultures. 2 days
Consuming more fish could reduce symptoms of arthritis, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School shows that increased intake of fish reduces the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. The study has... 2 days
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NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO One of the most common birth defects in newborn baby boys is never discussed, never seen in the media and rarely mentioned in medical... 2 days
Iconic river red gums threatened by rising CO2 levels
PHYS.ORG Australia's iconic and most widespread tree species the river red gum is under serious threat by rising CO2 levels and their survival may depend on curbing carbon emissions, a study... 2 days
Energetic cost of the entatic state of cytochrome c quantified
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Stanford University has used ultrafast x-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy to quantify the entatic state of cytochrome c. In their paper published in... 2 days
Scientists apply fingerprint test for CO2 storage
PHYS.ORG A test developed by University scientists to check for leaks from carbon capture and storage (CCS) sites has been used for the first time. 2 days
Australia is still lagging on some aspects of early childhood education
PHYS.ORG The OECD's latest Starting Strong report provides an update on early childhood education opportunities across the developed world, and a fresh insight into how Australian children... 2 days
Plants sacrifice 'daughters' to survive chilly weather
PHYS.ORG Plants adopt different strategies to survive the changing temperatures of their natural environments. This is most evident in temperate regions where forest trees shed their leaves to conserve energy during the cold season. In... 2 days
WATCH: What you need to know about the new breast cancer screening rules
ABC NEWS Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss what women should know about the new breast cancer screening guidelines released by... 2 days
Physicists settle debate over how exotic quantum particles form
PHYS.ORG New research by physicists at the University of Chicago settles a longstanding disagreement over the formation of exotic quantum particles known as Efimov molecules. 2 days
Job applicants over 40 filtered out by employers
PHYS.ORG Job applicants are filtered out as early as age 40. This was shown by economist Stefan Eriksson at Uppsala University, one of the authors of a new report from the Institute for... 2 days
Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists
NEWS MEDICAL A subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma - a form of bone cancer - could be helped by an existing drug, suggest scientists from the Wellcome Trust... 2 days
Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Consumption Protects against Alzheimer’s Disease
SCI-NEWS.COM In a study published this week in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, researchers from Temple University... 2 days
Research investigates causes of sea level falls in Dead Sea
PHYS.ORG The causes of falling sea levels in the Dead Sea, which have significant impacts on the environment and the economy, are to be investigated in new research led... 2 days
Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of York have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates. 2 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into... 2 days
Scientists design unique energy absorbing container
PHYS.ORG Researchers have developed a technology to ensure the safety and efficiency of fragile equipment like high-precision devices weighing up to 8 kg when dropped from 125 meters height to a hard surface. It's a protective container... 2 days
Critical gaps in knowledge of where infectious diseases occur
PHYS.ORG The scientific journal Nature Ecology & Evolution has published a joint statement from scientists at the University of Copenhagen and North Carolina State University calling attention to a serious lack... 2 days
Researchers work with dogs to sniff out chemicals that identify human remains
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Leicester are working with police forces in the UK to improve the accuracy of police dogs in identifying human... 2 days
Dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol
PHYS.ORG A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in dark interstellar clouds. They allowed carbon monoxide ice to react with hydrogen... 2 days
Neutron-rich nucleus shapeshifts between a rugby ball and a discus
PHYS.ORG An international team led by scientists from IPN Orsay (CNRS/Université Paris-Sud), CEA, and RIKEN (Japan) has performed the first spectroscopy of the extremely neutron-rich isotopes krypton 98 and... 2 days
Researchers identify new way to effectively kill cancer stem cells using existing drugs
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers at McMaster University has identified a unique feature of cancer stem cells that can be exploited to kill... 2 days
Standardized care for premature infants during first week of life improves survival rates
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Alabama at Birmingham Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit created the Golden Week program to improve outcomes for infants born... 2 days
Selfless heroism can cost lives in disaster situations
NEWS MEDICAL Selfless heroism isn't the best strategy in life-and-death disaster situations involving groups of people, a new study from the University of Waterloo suggests. 2 days
Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure
ABC NEWS A strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though the doctors are still treating critical and emergency cases. 2 days
Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease... 2 days
Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury
NEWS MEDICAL Monica A. Perez, P.T., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published A... 3 days
UTEP researchers move one step closer to developing first-ever Chagas disease vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL A pair of scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing the first ever clinical Chagas disease... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk... 3 days
researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the human body. The findings were published this... 3 days
Mars-to-Earth-Mass Planet May Lurk in Outer Solar System: Planet 10
SCI-NEWS.COM An unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planet may lurk in the outer reaches of the Solar System, according to... 3 days
New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
PHYS.ORG In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body... 3 days
Memories stored in same neuron can be selectively erased, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Different types of memories stored in the same neuron of the marine snail Aplysia can be selectively erased, according to a new study by researchers at... 3 days
ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks
NEWS MEDICAL Ryan Smith, an assistant professor of entomology at Iowa State University is encouraging Iowans to take precautions this summer when spending time outdoors in areas commonly populated by mosquitoes and ticks, which... 3 days
HPV testing leads to faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer
NEWS MEDICAL Women who receive human papillomavirus testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to... 3 days
Research points to previously unknown pine marten diversity
PHYS.ORG The elusive American pine marten, a little-studied member of the weasel family, might be more diverse than originally thought, according to new research published by a University of Montana professor. 3 days
Study examines gun policy preferences across racial groups
PHYS.ORG In the wake of recent mass shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, and elsewhere in the U.S., a new study from two University of Illinois at Chicago political scientists looks at factors that drive... 3 days
Study shows how high fat diets can alter gut bacteria to combat harmful inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have shown a high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that... 3 days
Ecology insights improve plant biomass degradation by microorganisms
PHYS.ORG Microbes are widely used to break down plant biomass into sugars, which can be used as sustainable building blocks for novel biocompounds. Getting the right microbial community for this process is still... 3 days
Rare cells are 'window into the gut' for the nervous system
PHYS.ORG Specialized cells in the gut sense potentially noxious chemicals and trigger electrical impulses in nearby nerve fibers, according to a new study led by UC San... 3 days
Starting school young can put child wellbeing at risk
SCIENCE DAILY A study which investigated more than 2,000 children across 80 primary schools in Devon, has found that children who are younger than their peers when they start school are more... 3 days
Single-parent kids have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL People who grew up in single-parent families have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new... 3 days
Satellite data to map endangered monkey populations on Earth
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists led by the Universities of Leicester and East Anglia are leading research to protect wildlife by using satellite data to identify monkey populations that have declined... 3 days
Single-parent kids have lower levels of wellbeing, life satisfaction in adulthood, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL People who grew up in single-parent families have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research by... 3 days
The 'Star dust' wasp is a new extinct species named after David Bowie's alter ego
PHYS.ORG During her study on fossil insects of the order Hymenoptera at China's Capitol Normal University, student Longfeng Li... 3 days
Researchers investigating the influence of fungal rot on the aromas of must and wine
PHYS.ORG Yoghurt, beer, bread and specialities such as tasty blue cheeses or good wine—special microorganisms and refining processes first produce the... 3 days
New insight into a central biological dogma on ion transport
PHYS.ORG New research results from Aarhus University and New York University show how active transport of potassium can be achieved by a membrane protein complex that has roots in... 3 days
Smooth propagation of spin waves using gold
PHYS.ORG Assistant Professor Taichi Goto at Toyohashi University of Technology elucidated the noise generation mechanism of the spin wave (SW), the wave of a magnetic moment transmitted through magnetic oxide, and established a way to... 3 days
How serious is binge drinking among college students with disabilities?
SCIENCE DAILY College students with disabilities binge drink more often than their non-disabled student peers, research concludes. The study provides the first picture of alcohol use and binge drinking by... 3 days
Custom-built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment... 3 days
Researchers develop catalyst that mimics the Z-scheme of photosynthesis
PHYS.ORG A team of chemists from the University of Kentucky and the Institute of Physics Research of Mar del Plata in Argentina has just reported a way to trigger a fundamental... 3 days
New spectral eye video database SPEED revolutionises eye-tracking
PHYS.ORG Techniques to acquire spectral data have been static for a long time - until now. Exciting and novel spectral video technologies are emerging, allowing us to extract increasingly dynamic knowledge from light.... 3 days
Researchers identify mammals that are most likely to harbor viruses risky to humans
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the EcoHealth Alliance has narrowed down the list of animal species that may harbor viruses likely to... 3 days
College students with disabilities binge drink more often than non-disabled peers, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study finds that college students with disabilities binge drink more often than their non-disabled student peers. 3 days
fears of inter generational tension between young and old are unfounded according to a new study Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the University of Birmingham say that social, economic and demographic factors are generally pushing UK families... 3 days
Study demonstrates a better way to store renewable energy
PHYS.ORG In an effort to find better ways to store renewable energy, physicists at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with a scientist at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology,... 3 days
Underprivileged teenagers more likely to give up their university ambitions
PHYS.ORG Early intervention to maintain and raise expectations could increase the number of teenagers from less privileged backgrounds entering higher education, finds a new study by the UCL Institute... 3 days
Most drivers could go electric within 10 years
PHYS.ORG Electric and hybrid electric vehicles are in the fast lane to wider adoption, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers. 3 days
New algorithm shortens drug discovery times from years to months
NEWS MEDICAL An algorithm developed at the Hebrew University cuts through the immense number of possible solutions to shorten drug discovery times from years to months. 3 days
California named state with the worst air quality (again)
PHYS.ORG High ozone levels and a quickly growing population are making it tough to implement regulations to reduce pollution, says a Cal State LA professor. 3 days
Camera captures microscopic holograms at femtosecond speeds
PHYS.ORG Researchers from ITMO University have built a setup for recording holograms of tiny objects like living cells at femtosecond speeds. The new method reconstructs the phase topography of a sample according to deformations that... 3 days
Australian origin likely for iconic New Zealand tree
PHYS.ORG Ancestors of the iconic New Zealand Christmas Tree, Pōhutukawa, may have originated in Australia, new fossil research from the University of Adelaide suggests. 3 days
Calves conceived in winter perform better
PHYS.ORG Cows and humans have something in common: If you take better care of the mother during pregnancy, her children are likely to be healthier – and this impact should last a lifetime, a University of Florida... 3 days
Census: US growing older and more racially diverse
PHYS.ORG The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. 3 days
Text messaging provides effective support in improving care for HIV, tuberculosis patients
NEWS MEDICAL Mobile phone text messaging is a powerful tool for improving quality of care, as shown by José António Nhavoto in his doctoral thesis in... 3 days
Researchers discover unknown enzyme in pathogens responsible for African sleeping sickness
NEWS MEDICAL The life-threatening African trypanosomiasis, also called sleeping sickness, is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. A team at the Biocentre of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg... 3 days
People who go to bed late have less control over OCD symptoms
MNT A late bedtime is associated with lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. 3 days
African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer's
MNT A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found. 3 days
Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer's disease
MNT Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production. 3 days
Researchers create new camera that can register fast processes in transparent specimens
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from ITMO University have built a setup for recording holograms of tiny objects like living cells with a femtosecond speed. The new method... 3 days
Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study having sex frequently can boost brain power. The study from Oxford University was published today in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social... 4 days
Higher paternal age translates into geekier sons !
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has found that men who delay having children are more likely to have “geekier” sons. The “Geek Index” devised by the King's College London was tested on kids of... 4 days
Microscopic fungus exacerbates Crohn's disease symptoms, mice study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A microscopic fungus called Candida tropicalis triggered gut inflammation and exacerbated symptoms of Crohn's disease, in a recent study conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. 4 days
Insurance expansion improves overall health and reduces mortality, analysis shows
NEWS MEDICAL There is strong evidence that expanding health insurance increases access to care, improves health in a variety of ways, and reduces mortality, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School... 4 days
Physicians use age-old practice to toilet train their infant daughter
NEWS MEDICAL You know that disposable diapers are ecologically questionable, but cloth diapers seem too messy for you and your child -- is there an alternative? The answer is 'yes'... 4 days
NYITCOM expert urges people to take caution of Legionnaires' disease during summer
NEWS MEDICAL For many, the months of July and August are a time for relaxation by the pool and vacation with the family, but this June,... 4 days
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Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects
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Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
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Greenland shark expedition returns with new data and spectacular footage
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A unique data center for cosmological simulations
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