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Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Needle stick injuries (NSIs) can transmit more than 20 blood-borne pathogens, including HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and, more rarely, malaria, human... more
Scientists identify how nature builds with chitin  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Writers know the power of the pen, but scientists are just discovering its secrets. more
Researchers discover pivotal role for bacterial sex in evolution of mammalian microbiome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
In a pioneer study now published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science - USA, the research team led by Isabel Gordo, from... more
How diabetes can increase cancer risk: DNA damaged by high blood sugar  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
For years, scientists have been trying to solve a medical mystery: Why do people with diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms... more
Spaceflight Consistently Affects the Gut  ASTRO WATCH · 4 hours
A new Northwestern University study discovered that spaceflight -- both aboard a space shuttle or the International Space Station (ISS) -- has a consistent effect on... more
Enabling Longer Space Missions  ASTRO WATCH · 5 hours
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing has reignited interest in space travel. However, almost any mission beyond the moon, whether manned or unmanned, will require... more
Ivory Coast's 'Floating Island' points to greener tourism  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
The seaside resort offers visitors a cool drink or tasty meal, a dip in a pool, a karaoke session or an overnight stay, all with a view. more
New method to track pollution from cooking  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Cooking organic aerosol is one of the most important primary sources of pollution in urban environments. more
Chocolate muddles cannabis potency testing  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
In 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, several other states have joined them, and cannabis-infused edibles, including gummy bears, cookies and chocolates, have flooded the market. But these sweet treats... more
Sophisticated chip mimics the effects of osteoarthritis to develop effective drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A sophisticated chip the size of a coin in which cartilage can be cultivated and which can later be subjected to mechanical stress such that it... more
Simulated training for timely NICU evacuations  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
In late August 2011, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake - the strongest east of the Mississippi since 1944 - shook Washington, D.C., with such force that it cracked the Washington Monument and damaged the National Cathedral. more
Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
University of Calgary researchers at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) led by Drs. Donna Senger, PhD, Paul Kubes, PhD,... more
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite frequent brushing  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more frequently than most people, finds a new UCL study. more
Astrocytes help the brain to establish long-lasting memories  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Star-shaped cells called astrocytes help the brain establish long-lasting memories, Salk researchers have discovered. more
Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Brazil on Sunday deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests... more
Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy... more
Fruit fly develops a long-lasting body-size memory, shows research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
In order to orient themselves and survive in their environment, animals must develop a concept of their own body size. more
50% of Irish people seek online health advice, research finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
50% of Irish people seek health information or advice online, according to new research carried out by Behaviour and Attitudes on behalf of RCSI. The research comes as... more
Study looks into causes of mortality in Zambia  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Despite the fact that people in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than they did two decades ago, their average life expectancy remains below that of the rest of the world population. more
Caltech researchers determine how memories form and fade  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Why is it that you can remember the name of your childhood best friend that you haven't seen in years yet easily forget the name of a person you just met a moment ago?... more
NASA investigating first crime committed in space: report  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday. more
Skin patch could painlessly deliver vaccines, cancer medications in one minute  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that has been increasing in the U.S. for the past 30 years. Nearly 100,000 new cases of melanoma... more
Docking aborted for Russia's first humanoid robot in space  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit failed to dock at the International Space Station on Saturday, in a new setback for Moscow. more
'Red lights' as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserve  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
"It's nature's magical design," says a tourist guide, waxing poetic as he comments on the impressive red cliffs plunging into a turquoise sea at the Scandola nature reserve on France's Corsica island. more
Astronomer: 'Magic' nights make Hawaii best telescope site  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what's... more
CITES votes to protect endangered mako sharks  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A proposal to strengthen protection for mako sharks, hunted for their meat and fins, was adopted Sunday by 102 countries at the CITES global wildlife trade summit. more
Stardust in the Antarctic Snow  ASTRO WATCH · 9 hours
The quantity of cosmic dust that trickles down to Earth each year ranges between several thousand and ten thousand tons. Most of the tiny particles come... more
Q&A: Deadly opioid crisis sparks lawsuits across the US  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
An opioid crisis has killed more than 400,000 people in the U.S. since 2000, ravaging communities and sparking complex litigation. more
New type of vaccine targets deadly tuberculosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Australian medical researchers from the Centenary Institute and the University of Sydney have successfully developed and tested a new type of vaccine targeting tuberculosis (TB), the world's top infectious disease killer. more
Frying oil consumption exaggerates colonic inflammation and colon tumor growth in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely inconclusive and focused... more
Black Hole Holograms  ASTRO WATCH · 11 hours
A research team from Osaka University, Nihon University and Chuo University has proposed a novel theoretical framework whose experiment could be performed in a laboratory to better understand the physics... more
Deducing the scale of tsunamis from the 'roundness' of deposited gravel  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have found a link between the 'roundness' distribution of tsunami deposits and how far tsunamis reach inland. They sampled the 'roundness' of gravel from different... more
Why Is Mold Fuzzy?  LIVE SCIENCE · 10 hours
Why is mold fuzzy, and is this fuzz dangerous to eat? more
Medical News Today: Omega-3 fatty acid medications can boost cardiovascular health  MNT · 21 hours
A new review-based advisory has compared the benefits of two prescription omega-3 fatty acid medications for cardiovascular health. more
Medical News Today: Controversial study links pollution with bipolar, depression  MNT · 21 hours
New research has found a link between living in a polluted area and the incidence of some mental health conditions — but not everyone is convinced. more
Microgravity Changes Brain Connectivity: What Happens to the Human Brain in Weightlessness  ASTRO WATCH · 23 hours
An international team of Russian and Belgian researchers has found out that space travel has a significant impact on the brain: they discovered that... more
SpaceX loses Falcon Heavy customer Ovzon to Arianespace  SPACE NEWS · 22 hours
Satellite broadband company Ovzon said Aug. 24 that a better offer from Arianespace for a 2021 launch aboard an Ariane... more
Uncrewed Soyuz aborts ISS docking  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
A rare uncrewed flight of a Soyuz spacecraft took another twist Aug. 24 when the spacecraft failed to make an automated docking with the International Space... more
SpaceX loses Falcon Heavy customer to Arianespace  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
Swedish company Ovzon left a contract with SpaceX for a Falcon Heavy launch in favor of an Ariane 5 mission from European... more
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