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Potential RNA Markers of abnormal heart rhythms identified in circulating blood
SCIENCE DAILY The irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke and heart failure, but is often undiagnosed because of a lack of symptoms. Now,... 2 days
Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean's coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming. 2 days
Number of deaths from meningitis due to plummet after new medical advice
SCIENCE DAILY Experts aim to halve the number of deaths from a type of meningitis by changing drug treatment as a result of a new medical... 2 days
Piezomagnetic material changes magnetic properties when stretched
SCIENCE DAILY Piezoelectric materials, which generate an electric current when compressed or stretched, are familiar and widely used: lighters that spark when you press a switch, microphones, sensors, motors and all kinds of other devices. Now... 2 days
Diabetes: Are high blood glucose levels an effect rather than the cause of the disease?
SCIENCE DAILY Insulin resistance and elevated blood glucose levels are considered to be the cause of type 2 diabetes. However,... 2 days
False beliefs about MMR vaccine found to influence acceptance of Zika vaccine
SCIENCE DAILY People's willingness to use a Zika vaccine, once it's available, will be influenced by how they weigh the risks associated with the disease and... 2 days
New model links yellow fever in Africa to climate, environment
SCIENCE DAILY The burden of yellow fever in any given area is known to be heavily dependent on climate, particularly rainfall and temperature which can impact both mosquito life cycle... 2 days
Potential for personalized immunotherapy to large variety of cancers
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that ovarian cancer, which has proved resistant to currently available immunotherapies, could be susceptible to personalized immunotherapy. 2 days
Twice as many birds at a creek after water restored
SCIENCE DAILY A small sliver of wildness is having a big impact on the birds, fish and wildlife. Birds at Putah Creek have more than doubled since water was restored... 2 days
When natural disaster strikes, can insects and other invertebrates recover?
SCIENCE DAILY After a 100-year flood struck south central Oklahoma in 2015, a study of the insects, arthropods, and other invertebrates in the area revealed striking declines of most invertebrates... 2 days
People are willing to pay to curate their online social image
SCIENCE DAILY Social media provides a new environment that makes it possible to carefully edit the image you want to project of yourself. A study suggests that many... 2 days
How cells protect themselves against mechanical stress
SCIENCE DAILY The Piezo1 and Piezo2 ion channels are known to open up response to the slightest mechanical stimulus. Researchers have now discovered that the channels are also sensitive to changes in membrane voltage. The voltage... 2 days
Infants can't talk, but they know how to reason
SCIENCE DAILY A new study reveals that preverbal infants are able to make rational deductions, showing surprise when an outcome does not occur as expected. 2 days
How royal jelly helps honeybee larvae defy gravity and become queens
SCIENCE DAILY Honeybee larvae develop into queen bees if they are fed large quantities of a food called royal jelly. But royal jelly does more than determine whether... 2 days
Researchers advise the use of anesthesia in fetuses from 21 weeks of gestation
SCIENCE DAILY Although the problem of whether fetuses are able to feel pain or not is still controversial, researchers in Spain have found that... 3 days
Climate change promotes the spread of mosquito and tick-borne viruses
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists find that global warming has allowed disease-bearing insects to proliferate, increasing exposure to viral infections. 3 days
New methods find undiagnosed genetic diseases in electronic health records
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a way to search genetic data in electronic health records to identify undiagnosed genetic diseases in large populations so treatments can be tailored to the... 3 days
Bacterial and host cell proteins interact to regulate Chlamydia's 'exit strategy'
SCIENCE DAILY Interactions between Chlamydia trachomatis proteins and host cell proteins help determine whether the bacterium leaves an infected cell via breakdown of the cellular membrane (lysis) or... 3 days
Mice change their appearance as a result of frequent exposure to humans
SCIENCE DAILY Many tame domesticated animals have a different appearance compared to their relatives in the wild, for example white patches in their fur or shorter... 3 days
Menomous Solenodon, last survivor of a branch of mammals that appeared at the time of the dinosaurs, sequenced
SCIENCE DAILY An article presents a draft genome of a small shrew-like animal, the... 3 days
Two better than one: Chemists advance sustainable battery technology
SCIENCE DAILY Chemists describe design and synthesis of a pi-conjugation-extended viologen molecule as a novel, two-electron storage anolyte for neutral total organic aqueous redox flow batteries. 3 days
Scientists discover genomic ancestry of Stone Age North Africans from Morocco
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of researchers have sequenced DNA from individuals from Morocco dating to approximately 15,000 years ago. This is the oldest nuclear DNA from Africa... 3 days
Clearing clumps of protein in aging neural stem cells boosts their activity
SCIENCE DAILY Young, resting neural stem cells in the brains of mice store large clumps of proteins in specialized cellular trash compartments known as lysosomes, researchers... 3 days
Neuroscientists identify brain circuit that integrates head motion with visual signals
SCIENCE DAILY Neuroscientists have identified a circuit in the primary visual cortex (V1) of the brain that integrates head- and visual-motion signals. The study elucidates the mechanisms by... 3 days
Altering songbird brain provides insight into human behavior
SCIENCE DAILY A study demonstrates that a bird's song can be altered -- to the syllable -- by activating and deactivating a neuronal pathway responsible for helping the brain determine whether a vocalization is... 3 days
Getting lost: Why older people might lose their way
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a possible explanation for the difficulty in spatial orientation experienced sometimes by elderly people. In the brains of older adults, they detected an unstable activity in an... 3 days
Improved capture of cancer cells in blood could help track disease
SCIENCE DAILY New research builds on several years of work in isolating circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, by demonstrating improved methods for their capture on clinical samples for... 3 days
Compact fiber optic sensor offers sensitive analysis in narrow spaces
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new flexible sensor with high sensitivity that is designed to perform variety of chemical and biological analyses in very small spaces. 3 days
Ending overfishing would stop the population declines of endangered bycatch species about half the time
SCIENCE DAILY A study finds that ending overfishing would stop the population declines of endangered bycatch species about half the... 3 days
New understanding of parasite biology might help stop malaria transmission
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. This knowledge is fundamental for... 3 days
Artificial sweetener could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease
SCIENCE DAILY In a study that has implications for humans with inflammatory diseases, researchers have found that, given over a six-week period, the artificial sweetener sucralose, known by the brand... 3 days
Researchers create a protein 'mat' that can soak up pollution
SCIENCE DAILY In a breakthrough that could lead to a new class of materials with functions found only in living systems, scientists have figured out a way to keep certain... 3 days
Topsy-turvy currents key to removing nitrate from streams
SCIENCE DAILY More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci sketched what he called 'la turbolenza,' comparing chaotic swirls atop flowing water to curly human hair. It turns out those patterns influence myriad phenomena,... 3 days
Modern humans interbred with Denisovans twice in history
SCIENCE DAILY Modern humans co-existed and interbred not only with Neanderthals, but also with another species of archaic humans, the mysterious Denisovans. Research now describes how, while developing a new genome-analysis method for comparing... 3 days
Scientists discover evidence of early human innovation, pushing back evolutionary timeline
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists discovered that early humans in East Africa had -- by about 320,000 years ago -- begun trading with distant groups, using color pigments and manufacturing... 3 days
New research on the strength of children's bones could help in the design of safer car seats
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have successfully used computer simulated models and medical imaging to test the strength... 3 days
Biologists unravel another mystery of what makes DNA go 'loopy'
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that a process known as hemimethylation plays a role in looping DNA in a specific way. Researchers also demonstrated that hemimethylation is maintained deliberately --... 3 days
Cell therapy could improve brain function for Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Inhibitory interneurons are particularly important for managing brain rhythms. Researchers have uncovered the therapeutic benefits of genetically improving these interneurons and transplanting them into the brain of a mouse model... 3 days
Scientists map the portal to the cell's nucleus
SCIENCE DAILY The gateway to cellular headquarters has 552 components. A new map that shows how all these pieces fit together could help scientists study numerous diseases. 3 days
The view from inside supersonic combustion
SCIENCE DAILY In supersonic engines, achieving the right flow speed, producing the right ratio of evaporated fuel and causing ignition at the right time is complex. Vortices are affected by the shock wave, and this changes the way... 3 days
Childhood aggression linked to deficits in executive function
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers find that primary school children with reduced cognitive skills for planning and self-restraint are more likely to show increased aggression in middle childhood. The study examined the relationship between aggression and... 3 days
The complex journey of red bloods cells through microvascular networks
SCIENCE DAILY While the behavior of blood cells flowing within single, straight vessels is a well-known problem, less is known about the individual cellular-scale events giving rise to blood behavior... 3 days
CRISPR genetic editing takes another big step forward, targeting RNA
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists create new molecular scissors to correct protein imbalance in cellular model of dementia. 4 days
Molecular basis of major antibiotic resistance transfer mechanism unraveled
SCIENCE DAILY One of the biggest current threats to global health is the rise of multi-drug resistant bacteria, caused by the spreading of antibiotic resistance amongst them. In an attempt to help... 4 days
Brain mechanism involved in language learning
SCIENCE DAILY Psychologists found that when we learn the names of unfamiliar objects, brain regions involved in learning actively predict the objects the names correspond to. 4 days
A new use for graphene: Making better hair dyes
SCIENCE DAILY Graphene, a naturally black material, could provide a new strategy for dyeing dark hair that will make it less prone to staticky flyaways. Researchers have put it to the test.... 4 days
Measuring electrical conductance across a single molecule
SCIENCE DAILY When noble metals are treated with an aliphatic thiol, a uniform monolayer self-assembles on the surface; this phenomenon is interesting because the conducting molecules produce unique quantum properties that could be useful in electronics.... 4 days
Clinically-validated 3-D printed stethoscope
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers have developed an open-source, clinically validated template for a 3-D printed stethoscope for use in areas of the world with limited access to medical supplies -- places where a stethoscope could mean the difference between life... 4 days
Graphene flakes for future transistors
SCIENCE DAILY Tiny and very promising for possible applications in the field of nanoelectronics: they are the graphene nanoflakes. These hexagonal shaped nanostructures would allow to exploit quantum effects to modulate the current flow. Thanks to their intrinsic magnetic properties,... 4 days
Jupiter's atmospheric beauty is more than skin deep
SCIENCE DAILY In the year and a half NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter, the scientists have discovered that the orange and white bands that characterize Jupiter's outer atmosphere extend thousands of miles... 4 days
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