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Predicting genomic instability that can lead to disease
SCIENCE DAILY They are the most common repeated elements in the human genome; more than a million copies are scattered among and between our genes. Called Alu elements, these relatively short, non-coding sequences of... 1 week
Response to Comment on "Genomic signals of selection predict climate-driven population declines in a migratory bird"
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Science Magazine Bay et al. (Reports, 5 January 2018, p. 83) combine genomics, spatial modeling, and future climate scenarios to examine yellow... 2 weeks
Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease is difficult to diagnose as well as treat, but researchers now have a promising new screening tool using the window to the brain: the eye. 6 days
Researchers explore Google Glass as a tool to help autistic kids socialize
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Scientists discover genomic key to plateau adaptation
PHYS.ORG Chinese scientists studying genomic data of hot-spring snakes have discovered the genetic mechanism for ectothermic animals' adaptation to extreme, high-elevation environments. The study, titled "Comparative genomic investigation of high-elevation adaptation in ectothermic snakes," was... 2 weeks
Alzheimer's drug may stop disease if used before symptoms develop, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have gained new understanding of how Alzheimer's disease begins, and how it might be halted using a current medication. 2 weeks
Multi-feature based brain network improves auto-diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new method for constructing personal brain networks using multiple structural features to improve the accuracy of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The... 2 weeks
New tool helps users decide which countries their Internet traffic transits
SCIENCE DAILY The Internet gives people worldwide access to applications and services, but in many cases, Internet traffic passes through a few dominant countries, according to new research. 2 weeks
Scientists propose a new lead for Alzheimer's research
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause Alzheimer's disease, which could provide new avenues for future research. 15 hours
Wealthy countries dominate industrial fishing
Science Magazine The patterns by which different nations share global fisheries influence outcomes for food security, trajectories of economic development, and competition between industrial and small-scale fishing. We report patterns of industrial fishing effort for vessels flagged to higher- and... 2 weeks
Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife
SCIENCE DAILY Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research. A new study demonstrates the positive ecological impacts of a community-based wildlife conservation area in... 2 days
Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have used deep gene sequencing to uncover new genetic variations involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. 22 hours
Bird DNA helps explain Amazonian rivers' role in evolution
PHYS.ORG When the young naturalist Alfred R. Wallace left England to explore the New World in 1848, one of his key observations in the Amazon region was that large rivers were unsurpassable barriers... 2 weeks
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Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's
MNT Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder with no known cure. Can an existing drug prevent it from developing in people at high risk? 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's
MNT Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder with no known cure. Can an existing drug prevent it from developing in people at high risk? 2 weeks
Eye conditions provide new lens screening for Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY A study of 3,877 randomly selected patients found a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases -- age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma -- and Alzheimer' disease. 6 days
Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife
PHYS.ORG Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research by a Penn State scientist. A new study demonstrates the positive ecological impacts of a... 2 days
Alzheimer's drug may prevent disease progression if used before symptoms appear
NEWS MEDICAL About 50 percent of people who reach the age of 85 will develop Alzheimer's disease. Most will die within about five years of exhibiting the hallmark... 2 weeks
Researchers propose new theory for how rare gene mutations cause Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Adelaide-led team of scientists has suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause... 21 hours
Connection between Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative eye diseases
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study from the University of Washington School of Medicine there could be an association between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and three types of degenerative eye diseases. 2 days
Newly characterized molecule offers possibilities for novel Alzheimer's treatments
SCIENCE DAILY A study by researchers investigated lesser-known molecules involved in tauopathies like Alzheimer's. They focused on microRNAs (miRNAs), gene expression regulators that bind to and destroy protein-encoding messenger RNAs. They discovered... 2 weeks
Researchers transform research tool to study neuronal function
NEWS MEDICAL Puzzled by their experimental results, a team of scientists from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital investigated why a research tool that was expected to suppress neuronal activity actually was... 1 day
Novel discovery offers hope for treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases
NEWS MEDICAL There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an Australian-Chinese research collaboration. 5 days
Discovery presents treatment hope for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases
SCIENCE DAILY There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery. 6 days
Study validates effectiveness of new online diet monitoring tool
NEWS MEDICAL Research carried out to prove the validity of the new myfood24 online diet monitoring tool has shown it is as effective as similar tools already available to health care practitioners,... 5 days
pH imbalance in brain cells may contribute to Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists say they have found new evidence in lab-grown mouse brain cells, called astrocytes, that one root of Alzheimer's disease may be a simple imbalance in acid-alkaline --... 2 weeks
New method to construct brain networks improves accuracy of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a new method for constructing personal brain networks using multiple structural features to improve the accuracy of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and... 2 weeks
Mentor relationships can help female athletes deal with discrimination, bullying
PHYS.ORG When female athletes have strong mentors, the relationship helps them combat issues of sexism and helps them navigate problematic behaviors, according to a study by two University of... 3 days
Space-based tracker to give scientists a beyond-bird's-eye-view of wildlife
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Google's DeepMind AI could soon be diagnosing eye conditions
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From office windows to Mars: Scientists debut super-insulating gel
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The Parker Solar Probe has launched and is on its way to explore the sun
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Magic Leap, the $2 billion 3D software startup, is finally live. It doesn't come cheap.
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Good news for fishermen—'browning' impacts fish less than expected
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Ready for its day in the sun—the SWEAP investigation
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