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Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves  ESA · 38 minutes
How would you design a system to detect, map and explore caves on the Moon? Our latest hunt for ideas is seeking novel initiatives... more
Everest region bans single-use plastic  PHYS.ORG · 47 minutes
Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday. more
What Is the Universe Made of?  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 minutes
What are the building blocks of everything that makes up the universe, and where did it all come from? more
Johns Hopkins researchers reveal why deep brain stimulation improves Parkinson’s symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 52 minutes
In a new study of seven people with Parkinson’s disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that deep brain stimulation using electrical impulses jumpstarts the nerve... more
Alzheimer’s Research UK launches new survey to help shape future treatments for dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 52 minutes
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is asking people to take part in a new survey that could help... more
To make lakes healthy, you first need the right recipe  PHYS.ORG · 10 minutes
Pollution of lakes is a worldwide problem. Restoration attempts take a lot of time and effort, and even then, they might backfire. A team of researchers led by... more
Early changes in blood pressure linked to poorer brain health in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 52 minutes
Research involving participants of Britain’s oldest running birth cohort study has revealed that changes in blood pressure in those as young as... more
Northern Antibiotics working on a new molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 52 minutes
Each year, around 60,000 deaths are caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Europe and the U.S., and this number is growing. more
For at least one species, ant nurseries are cleaner than human ones  PHYS.ORG · 10 minutes
Azteca ants are better at limiting pathogenic microbes in their nurseries than humans, according to a new study. The research also found that the... more
New US Space Command Will Launch Next Week, VP Pence Says  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 minutes
The United States Space Command will officially be up and running by the end of the month, Vice President Mike Pence said today (Aug. 20) at... more
Research examines role of Nicotinamide in preventing retinal cell damage caused by glaucoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 52 minutes
Fight for Sight is funding researchers at Cardiff University to examine the extent to which dietary supplementation of Nicotinamide – a form... more
Genetic Tests for Depression Treatment Aren't Effective, Experts Say  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 minutes
Dozens of companies invite consumers to spit in a tube to determine which antidepressant is right for them. There's little evidence that these tests work. more
World Plant Milk Day to kick off on August 22 for its third and biggest outing  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 minutes
World Plant Milk Day will return on August 22 for its third - and biggest outing. more
Gran Canaria wildfire  ESA · 2 hours
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission captures the blaze on the island of Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands more
Optimizing fertilizer source and rate to avoid root death  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Fertilizer is used worldwide in farming. It's used to give plants a boost, increasing yield and ultimately farmers' profits. more
Residents return home as Canary Islands blaze weakens  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Residents forced from their homes when a devastating wildfire erupted on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria began returning Tuesday, although firefighters were still battling to contain the blaze, officials said. more
Tiny ear bones help archaeologists piece together the past  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Archaeologists from the University of Bradford have examined ear ossicles taken from the skeletons of 20 juveniles, excavated from an 18th and 19th century burial ground in Blackburn. They were... more
Poo transplants to help save koalas  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Poo transplants are helping expand koala microbiomes, allowing the marsupials to eat a wider range of eucalypts and possibly survive habitat loss. more
New rapid DNA test to diagnose chlamydia infection in koalas  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A new DNA test to detect chlamydia infection in koalas which can be run in the field and gives on-the-spot results within 30 minutes has been developed in... more
Women experience the same key heart attack symptoms as men  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Women who have heart attacks experience the same key symptoms as men, quashing one of the reasons given for women receiving unequal care. more
FDA clears its IND for new immunotherapeutic for treating prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Calibr, the drug development division of Scripps Research, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its investigational new drug application for CCW702,... more
New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The implementation of a novel quality improvement toolkit has shown to enhance early detection and treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy, according to a study led... more
Mosquitoes push northern limits with time-capsule eggs to survive winters  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
When the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) arrived in the United States in the 1980s, it took the invasive blood-sucker only one year to spread from Houston to... more
More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect... more
AI helps identify patients in need of advanced care for depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Depression is a worldwide health predicament, affecting more than 300 million adults. It is considered the leading cause of disability and contributor to the overall global... more
UGA study provides first evidence of biological clocks in individual cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
One of nature's most familiar phenomena is collective behavior- fish swimming in schools, locusts marching together, birds flocking. more
Drug that treat human breast cancer might also work for canine lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Despite those velvet paintings of poker-playing dogs smoking pipes, cigars and cigarettes, our canine friends really don't use tobacco. But like many... more
Pre-coating liposomes with an artificial protein corona reduces capture by immune system  nanowerk · 3 hours
Despite considerable, decade-long efforts in the field of nanomedicine, fewer nanoparticle technologies than expected have made it to clinical trials. Understanding the role of... more
New study provides a better understanding of Merkel cell carcinoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive type of skin cancer. Also called neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin, it is much less common than most other types... more
Patients who start long-term buprenorphine treatment are less likely to use opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
In a first-ever randomized trial, patients at a short-term inpatient program began long-term outpatient treatment with buprenorphine before discharge, with better outcomes than detox... more
Sociodemographic factors predict discriminatory oral cancer screening practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Oral cancer accounts for 2 percent of reported malignancies and 1.2 percent of cancer-related deaths in the United States. more
Study shows link between family history of diabetes and increased bone mineral density  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The association between type 2 diabetes and increased fracture risk is well documented. However, little was known about the possible effect of... more
Specialized psychological offense treatments linked to reductions in recidivism  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A first-of-its-kind study has found that specialized psychological programs for sexual and domestic violence offenders have led to major reductions in reoffending but best results are achieved with consistent input... more
New model helps doctors identify patients at high risk for adverse events from depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Researchers at Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University created decision models capable of predicting which patients might need more treatment for... more
Telemedicine programs provide effective alternative to clinic visits for plastic surgery follow-up  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Telemedicine programs provide an effective alternative to in-person clinic visits for follow-up evaluation after plastic surgery procedures for patients in rural areas, reports a... more
PCORI approves fund to find best ways to treat conditions that impose high burdens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors today approved $29.3 million to fund 11 studies comparing the best ways... more
New lab-on-a-chip could help development of novel anti-clotting therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes. more
Researchers analyze precise mechanism of binding reaction in PUVA therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
The term 'PUVA' stands for 'psoralen' and 'UV-A radiation'. Psoralens are natural plant-based compounds that can be extracted from umbelliferous plants such as giant hogweeds. more
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