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Benefiber vs. Metamucil: Which is better?
MNT Benefiber and Metamucil are two popular fiber supplements. Both products are designed to relieve constipation and promote gut health. Benefiber and Metamucil work in very similar ways but contain different types of fiber. Learn more about... 9 hours
Medical News Today: Benefiber vs. Metamucil: Which is better?
MNT Benefiber and Metamucil are two popular fiber supplements. Both products are designed to relieve constipation and promote gut health. Benefiber and Metamucil work in very similar ways but contain different... 10 hours
Israeli army unveils new 'dual-use' tank
PHYS.ORG The Israeli army on Thursday revealed details of a new tank it was developing, designed more for use in guerrilla warfare conditions. 13 hours
Beets and carrots could lead to stronger and greener buildings
PHYS.ORG According to engineers, root vegetables aren't only good for the body. Their fibres could also help make concrete mixtures stronger and more eco-friendly. 13 hours
New research project investigates alternative treatments for eye infections
NEWS MEDICAL Fight for Sight has announced funding for an innovative research project that will investigate whether compounds used to treat snake venom and bee stings could provide an alternative to antibiotics... 13 hours
Karius Test accurately detects invasive fungal infections, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Karius, a life sciences company transforming infectious disease diagnostics with genomics and data through the innovative use of next-generation sequencing to analyze microbial cell-free DNA, announced today the positive results... 14 hours
New breeding technologies could enhance shape, size, color, and health benefits of produce
NEWS MEDICAL Forget vegetables with dull colors and fuzzy skin or fruits that lack of flavor--the produce aisle of the future could offer plant... 14 hours
Researchers present evidence of phage cooperation when attacking CRISPR-containing bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign DNA. In bacteria, CRISPR acts just like it... 14 hours
Micronic launches new recapping solution to accelerate sample storage workflows
NEWS MEDICAL Micronic launches a new recapping solution to accelerate sample storage workflows, the Micronic Screw Cap Recapper CS700. Designed to improve efficiency, the Micronic Screw Cap Recapper can be... 14 hours
A social tool for evaluating the environmental impact of residential buildings
PHYS.ORG The research group ARDITEC from the Higher Technical School of Building Engineering at the University of Seville has led a pioneering European project to calculate the... 16 hours
Low-cost formulas in the manufacturing of non-stick food molds
PHYS.ORG There is good news for small and medium-sized baking businesses and amateur bakers of cakes, muffins and pastries made in extravagant shapes. A system designed by a University of Cordoba... 16 hours
Scientists develop proteins that self-assemble into supramolecular complexes
PHYS.ORG A collaborative research team based in Japan has designed new proteins that can self-assemble into the complex structures underlying biological organisms, laying the groundwork for leading-edge applications in biotechnology. The researchers created... 16 hours
Building Apollo: Photos from Moonshot History
SPACE.COM A tremendous amount of engineering and creativity went into the successful lunar touchdown of the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969 and the following missions. Here's a look at the development process. 17 hours
Researchers design proteins that can self-assemble into complex structures
NEWS MEDICAL A collaborative research team based in Japan has designed new proteins that can self-assemble into the complex structures underlying biological organisms, laying the groundwork for leading-edge applications in biotechnology. 19 hours
Researchers identify enzyme as potential new drug target for blood disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Medical researchers have identified a key signaling protein that regulates hemoglobin production in red blood cells, offering a possible target for a future innovative drug to... 20 hours
How plant breeding technologies could make fruits and vegetables more exciting to eat
SCIENCE DAILY Forget vegetables with dull colors and fuzzy skin or fruits that lack of flavor -- the produce aisle of the future could... 1 day
Phages work together to suppress CRISPR bacterial immunity
SCIENCE DAILY CRISPR are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign DNA. In bacteria, CRISPR acts just like it does in human cells as a pair of scissors, in their... 1 day
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
SCIENCE DAILY This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than any mission before it. Cutting-edge technology and engineering... 1 day
Enzyme identified as possible novel drug target for sickle cell disease, Thalassemia
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have identified a key signaling protein that regulates hemoglobin production in red blood cells, offering a possible target for a future innovative... 1 day
Rebecca Masterson appointed AeroAstro principal research scientist
MIT Mechanical engineer and instrument scientist on NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission is the first female principal research scientist in the department's history. 1 day
Scientists develop proteins that self-assemble into supramolecular complexes
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have designed new proteins that can self-assemble into the complex structures underlying biological organisms, laying the groundwork for leading-edge applications in biotechnology. The researchers created and developed the proteins with a... 1 day
Engineers develop world's most efficient semiconductor for thermal management
SCIENCE DAILY Working to address 'hotspots' in computer chips that degrade their performance, engineers have developed a new semiconductor material, defect-free boron arsenide, that is more effective at drawing and dissipating waste... 2 days
How plant breeding technologies could make fruits and vegetables more exciting to eat
PHYS.ORG Forget vegetables with dull colors and fuzzy skin or fruits that lack of flavor—the produce aisle of the future could offer plant... 2 days
Phages work together to suppress CRISPR bacterial immunity
PHYS.ORG CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign DNA. In bacteria, CRISPR acts just like it does in human cells... 2 days
Low-cost formulas in the manufacturing of non-stick food molds
SCIENCE DAILY There is good news for amateur bakers of cakes, muffins and pastries made in extravagant shapes and small and medium-sized baking businesses. Molds will cease to be a problem if... 2 days
FDA accepts NDA resubmission for Ocular Therapeutix’s DEXTENZA
NEWS MEDICAL Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the formulation, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced that it has received acknowledgement from the... 2 days
Orion parachutes chalk up another test success in Arizona
PHYS.ORG The parachute system for Orion, America's spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude of 6.6 miles on July 12, at... 2 days
Researchers to extend service life of nuclear reactors and improve their safety
PHYS.ORG Cooperating with students from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Russia), scientists from the Kurchatov Institute (Russia) have used new technology to extend the... 2 days
Medical News Today: Chronic pain: New compound may replace opioids
MNT Researchers have designed a drug that may soon be a safe, effective alternative to opioids for treating moderate-to-severe chronic pain. 2 days
Chronic pain: New compound may replace opioids
MNT Researchers have designed a drug that may soon be a safe, effective alternative to opioids for treating moderate-to-severe chronic pain. 2 days
Research project investigates snake venom treatment as antibiotic alternative for eye infections
NEWS MEDICAL An innovative University of Liverpool research project that will investigate whether compounds used to treat snake venom and bee stings could provide an alternative... 2 days
Research shows that neurons can encode more than one signal at a time
NEWS MEDICAL Back in the early days of telecommunications, engineers devised a clever way to send multiple telephone calls through a single wire at... 2 days
Experts address ways to support latest science education standards
PHYS.ORG The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are K-12 science content standards, with three dimensions that are integrated in instruction at all levels: core ideas, science and engineering practices, and cross-cutting... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Monday's hot firing of the P120C solid-propellant motor at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana... 2 days
Gabriela González’s improbable journey to lead federal STEM panel
Science Magazine Intel executive has been role model for getting more girls into engineering 2 days
Researchers solve mystery of how ALL enters the central nervous system
SCIENCE DAILY A deadly feature of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is its invasion of the central nervous system. ALL in the central nervous system is very difficult to... 2 days
[Editors' Choice] Re-engineering the heart with the correct components
Science Magazine Modulation of retinoic acid signaling generates atrial versus ventricular cardiomyocytes from human induced pluripotent stem cells. 2 days
Barley heads east—living plant varieties reveal ancient migration routes across Eurasia
PHYS.ORG The emergence of agriculture is one of the most important transitions in the development of human societies, as it allowed the establishment of settled communities, specialization... 2 days
Light-controlled polymers can switch between sturdy and soft
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have designed a polymer material that can change its structure in response to light, converting from a rigid substance to a softer one that can heal itself when damaged. 2 days
Light-controlled polymers can switch between sturdy and soft
PHYS.ORG MIT researchers have designed a polymer material that can change its structure in response to light, converting from a rigid substance to a softer one that can heal itself when damaged. 2 days
Biological signalling processes in intelligent materials
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are developing innovative biohybrid systems with information processing functionality. 2 days
'Greener' ways to color clothes
PHYS.ORG When buying a new outfit, most people don't consider the process that went into tinting that vivid red shirt or colorfully patterned dress. But dyeing clothes requires massive amounts of water, energy and chemicals. So companies are working... 3 days
A safe and effective way to whiten teeth
PHYS.ORG In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, everyone wants to have perfect pearly whites. To get a brighter smile, consumers can opt for over the counter teeth-whitening treatments or a trip to... 3 days
Tech leaders sign global pledge against autonomous weapons
PHYS.ORG A who's who of CEOs, engineers and scientists from the technology industry—including Google DeepMind, the XPRIZE Foundation and Elon Musk—have signed a pledge to "neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture,... 3 days
Materials processing tricks enable engineers to create new laser material
SCIENCE DAILY By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers have developed a new laser material that is capable of emitting ultra-short, high-power pulses -- a combination that could potentially... 3 days
New technique allows researchers to create large scale, personalized bone grafts
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute have developed a new bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering. 3 days
Biological signalling processes in intelligent materials
PHYS.ORG Scientists from the University of Freiburg have developed materials systems that are composed of biological components and polymer materials and are capable of perceiving and processing information. These biohybrid systems were engineered to perform certain functions,... 3 days
Novel bioengineering technique for personalized bone grafts
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a new bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering (SATE). The technique allows researchers to combine segments of bone engineered from stem cells to create large scale, personalized grafts that... 3 days
Novel bioengineering technique could help repair bone defects
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a bone engineering technique that uses stem cells to improve bone grafts for the treatment of bone injury or disease. 3 days
A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices
PHYS.ORG Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers. But an innovative new study has found that employees in... 3 days
Microprocessor designers realize security must be a primary concern
PHYS.ORG Computers' amazing abilities to entertain people, help them work, and even respond to voice commands are, at their heart, the results of decades of technological development and innovation in microprocessor... 3 days
A new approach for narrowing down huge calculations by focusing on a single, predictive parameter
PHYS.ORG A team that includes nuclear physicists, a machine-learning researcher and an NC State mathematician has created a new... 3 days
UK delivers super-cool kit to USA for Next-Generation Dark Matter Experiment
PHYS.ORG A huge U.K.-built titanium chamber designed to keep its contents at a cool -100C and weighing as much as an SUV has been shipped to the... 3 days
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ESA VIDEO Europe’s first course in 3D printing for space structures, taught at Italy’s Politecnico di Milano with an ESA expert as guest professor,... 3 days
Materials processing tricks enable engineers to create new laser material
PHYS.ORG By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new laser material that is capable of emitting ultra-short, high-power... 3 days
Oleo Sponge successful in real-world conditions off California coast
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The Oleo Sponge, a patent-pending technology to clean oil spills invented at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has lived up to its promise in an experiment... 3 days
Solutions to water challenges reside at the interface
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers describe the most advanced research innovations that could address global clean water accessibility. A new comprehensive article focuses on understanding and controlling the interfaces between materials and water. 3 days
Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the... 3 days
Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
PHYS.ORG Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel,... 3 days
Solutions to water challenges reside at the interface
PHYS.ORG In response to rising water scarcity, leading Argonne National Laboratory researcher Seth Darling describes the most advanced research innovations that could address global clean water accessibility. His comprehensive paper focuses on understanding... 3 days
The freediving champions of the dolphin world
SCIENCE DAILY New research explains how some populations of bottlenose dolphins can dive to almost 1,000 meters while avoiding decompression sickness. The new hypothesis suggests that lung architecture and the management of blood flow allow bottlenose... 4 days
Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers shows promise in animal trials
SCIENCE DAILY A novel drug based on capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, caused long term weight loss and improved metabolic health in mice... 4 days
Inflection Biosciences' dual mechanism inhibitor shows promise as treatment for CLL
NEWS MEDICAL Inflection Biosciences Ltd, a private company developing innovative therapeutics for cancer, today announced the publication of preclinical data showing the company's dual mechanism PIM/PI3 kinase inhibitor... 4 days
FAU and partners receive NIH research grant to shed light on sleep loss and metabolic disorders
NEWS MEDICAL A neuroscientist from Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter Life Science Initiative and collaborators from the University of... 4 days
RaySearch introduces a new version of groundbreaking oncology information system
NEWS MEDICAL RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its groundbreaking oncology information system. RayCare is designed to support the workflow in a modern oncology center, connecting the... 4 days
SP PennTech introduces RW-500 rotary vial washer for biotech, pharmaceutical applications
NEWS MEDICAL SP PennTech announces the RW-500 rotary vial washer – a small automated system designed for low-to-medium output pharmaceutical and biotech applications. 4 days
Bioengineers, diabetes researchers convene to discuss future concepts for precision medicine
NEWS MEDICAL New technologies enable deeper insights into the causes of major diseases such as diabetes, obesity or cancer and open the way to a new generation of... 4 days
New molecule shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers
NEWS MEDICAL A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. 4 days
How Engineers Are Practicing for the BepiColombo Mission to Mercury (Video)
SPACE.COM Within just six months, the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are planning to launch a new mission to Mercury called BepiColombo —... 4 days
An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation
PHYS.ORG Chemical engineers at EPFL have demonstrated for the first time that an atom-thick graphene membrane can separate gas mixtures with a high-efficiency. The "ultimate" membrane is scalable, making it a breakthrough for... 4 days
Researchers work to advance understanding of hydrodynamic instabilities in NIF, astrophysics
PHYS.ORG In a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) "Special Feature" paper published online June 26, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and University of Michigan... 4 days
Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics, scientists say
PHYS.ORG Chemists and engineers today are very interested in a kind of nanotechnology enabled by tiny islands of nanoparticles called "colloidal nanocrystals." They can be made out of abundant and non-toxic... 4 days
Genetically engineered eggplant improving lives in Bangladesh
PHYS.ORG Ansar Ali earned just 11,000 taka – about $130 U.S. dollars – from eggplant he grew last year in Bangladesh. This year, after planting Bt eggplant, he brought home more than double that amount,... 4 days
Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules
PHYS.ORG A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. 4 days
Startup innovates by developing IoT technology for forestry sector
PHYS.ORG Since its inception in 2016, Brazilian startup Treevia, based in Sao Jose dos Campos, São Paulo State, has been developing a remote forest monitoring system named SmartForest, which uses electronic... 4 days
A step closer to quantum computers: Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects
PHYS.ORG With companies like Google, Microsoft and IBM all racing to create the world's first practical quantum computer, scientists... 4 days
How to build efficient organic solar cells
PHYS.ORG Organic solar cells, made from carbon-based materials, present unique advantages compared with other solar cell technologies. For example, they can be manufactured through low-cost printing technologies, and they can be made semi-transparent with selectable... 4 days
The freediving champions of the dolphin world
PHYS.ORG For the first time, researchers have explored the physiological adaptations that enable different populations of the same species of dolphin to vary in diving ability by almost 1000m. The research, published in two complementary... 4 days
Researchers lament the unmet promise of a miracle drug for Alzheimer disease
NEWS MEDICAL In an editorial entitled "The Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Practice, Policy, and Research," Malaz Boustani, MD, MPH,... 4 days
An immigrant workforce leads to innovation, according to new research
SCIENCE DAILY New federal restrictions on the temporary H-1B visa, which allows high-skilled foreign workers to be employed by U.S. companies, have increased debate on the economic impacts of the... 4 days
Microscopic trampoline may help create networks of quantum computers
PHYS.ORG Take a bounce: A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers, researchers from CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)... 4 days
Researchers determine why pulsed sparks make for better ignition
PHYS.ORG Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have learned the mechanisms behind a means of improved ignition, helping to open the door to better performance in combustion systems... 4 days
Researchers engineer bacteria to create fertilizer out of thin air
PHYS.ORG In the future, plants will be able to create their own fertilizer. Farmers will no longer need to buy and spread fertilizer for their crops, and increased food... 4 days
Does ‘supportive housing’ help the homeless with medical needs? Not clear, study says
Science Magazine National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report cites spotty research on homeless programs 4 days
An immigrant workforce leads to innovation, according to new research
PHYS.ORG New federal restrictions on the temporary H-1B visa, which allows high-skilled foreign workers to be employed by U.S. companies, have increased debate on the economic impacts of the... 4 days
Single-celled architects inspire new nanotechnology
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have designed a range of nanostructures resembling marine diatoms -- tiny unicellular creatures. To achieve this, they borrow techniques used by naturally-occurring diatoms to deposit layers of silica -- the primary constituent in glass -- in order... 4 days
european solid rocket passes key test European solid rocket passes key test
SPACE NEWS VIDEO A solid rocket booster designed for both the Ariane 6 and Vega C next-generation launchers completed a successful test firing Monday, clearing a hurdle... 4 days
Science News » New Toolkit Offers Ways to Evaluate Suicide Prevention Efforts in Arctic Communities
NIMH The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in collaboration with the Mental Health Innovation Network and other federal... 4 days
Bacteria engineered to create fertilizer out of thin air
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created a bacteria that uses photosynthesis to create oxygen during the day, and at night, uses nitrogen to create chlorophyll for photosynthesis. This development could lead to plants... 4 days
Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry
MIT Associate professor of chemical engineering talks about the future of biochemistry and the next generation of scientists and engineers. 4 days
Single-celled architects inspire new nanotechnology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Diatoms are tiny, unicellular creatures, inhabiting oceans, lakes, rivers, and soils. Through their respiration, they produce close to a quarter of the oxygen on earth, nearly as much as the world's tropical forests. In addition to their ecological... 4 days
University of Illinois buys 3D-Bioplotter for regenerative biology, tissue engineering research
NEWS MEDICAL The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has purchased an EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter to conduct regenerative biology and tissue... 5 days
Research focuses on impact of strategic shopping
PHYS.ORG A new study from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas examines how companies that push product innovation can persuade consumers to purchase the latest gear. 5 days
X-ray triggered nano-bubbles to target cancer
PHYS.ORG Innovative drug filled nano-bubbles, able to be successfully triggered in the body by X-rays, have been developed by researchers, paving the way for a new range of cancer treatments for patients. 5 days
Mining Moon Ice: Prospecting Plans Starting to Take Shape
SPACE.COM Scientists, engineers and mining technologists have begun blueprinting what hardware and missions are required to explore and establish a prospecting campaign for water ice at the poles of Earth's moon. 1 week
Developed and developing: An outdated classification for countries?
SCIENCE DAILY Countries have traditionally been divided into two broad categories according to their capacity to innovate. Now, researchers say these categories are overly simplistic and leave out the key roles that a group... 1 week
Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits
PHYS.ORG Australian scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the... 1 week
SpaceX Crewed Capsule Preps for Test Flight in Florida
SPACE.COM Crew Dragon, SpaceX's capsule designed to carry astronauts into space, arrived in Florida this week. There, the spacecraft will continue preparations for its first test flight, which could take place... 1 week
Brown's student satellite to be deployed from ISS into orbit
PHYS.ORG Friday, July 13, will mark a major milestone for current and former members of Brown Space Engineering, a student group that has spent the past seven years designing... 1 week
Researcher discusses IceCube neutrino sensor array
PHYS.ORG Dozens of scientists and engineers across multiple divisions at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) played a role in the design, development, and deployment of the IceCube neutrino sensor array at the... 1 week
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European solid rocket passes key test
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