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Food allergies: Mechanism underlying cross-reaction between cypress pollen and certain fruits revealed
NEWS MEDICAL Working in collaboration with teams from the Czech Republic and Japan, researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), and... 24 hours
Eggshell-like mineral layer on avian flu viruses may be cause for human infections
NEWS MEDICAL Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited. The reason may be an eggshell-like mineral... 1 day
target won t be adding hampton creek products back on its shelves Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves
TechCrunch  Despite clearance from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, Target has decided... 1 day
Study finds link between vitamin D deficiency and elevated heart failure risk in older adults
NEWS MEDICAL A recent study found an elevated risk of heart failure in more than half of older individuals, and... 1 day
Olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen identified
SCIENCE DAILY To reign supreme in a colony, queen ants exude a special scent, or pheromone, on the waxy surface... 1 day
Spider silk protein may be useful for engineering artificial cardiac tissue
SCIENCE DAILY Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the irreversible loss of cardiac muscle cells due to... 1 day
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THE VERGE VIDEO By capturing penguins and strapping them with video cameras, scientists... 1 day
Citrus fruits were the clear status symbols of the nobility in the ancient Mediterranean
SCIENCE DAILY New research reveals that citrons and lemons were status symbols for the ancient Roman ruling elite. It also plots the... 1 day
Allergies: Cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits explained
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have identified the likely origin of the cross-reactivity between cypress pollen, peaches and citrus fruits. Their work has shown that these sources contain allergens belonging to a new... 1 day
Citrus Fruits Were Symbols of High Social Status in Ancient Rome
SCI-NEWS.COM Citrus fruits such as citrons and lemons were clear status symbols for the ancient... 1 day
Mitochondria: A map of the cell's powerhouse
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are mapping the distribution of all proteins in mitochondria for the first time. 1 day
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THE VERGE On The Verge’s flagship / only podcast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go through the weekly rundown of news... 1 day
Mineral layer around avian flu pathogen may be the cause for human infections
SCIENCE DAILY Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited. The reason may be an eggshell-like mineral... 1 day
Drug resistance in an intestinal parasite of piglets confirmed for the first time
PHYS.ORG The parasite Cystoisospora suis causes diarrhea in pigs, especially in newborn piglets, and is capable of quickly spreading across farms. For this... 1 day
Vitamin C may encourage blood cancer stem cells to die
SCIENCE DAILY Vitamin C may 'tell' faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. 1 day
Cholesterol crystals are sure sign a heart attack may loom
SCIENCE DAILY A new study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack. 2 days
Histone 1, the guardian of genome stability
PHYS.ORG Scientists headed by Ferran Azorín at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have discovered why histone 1 is a major protection factor against genomic instability and a vital protein. Their study of... 2 days
Super-photostable fluorescent labeling agent for super-resolution microscopy
PHYS.ORG Chemists at ITbM, Nagoya University have developed a super-photostable fluorescent dye called PhoxBright 430 (PB430) to visualize cellular ultra-structure by super-resolution microscopy. The exceptional photostability of this new dye enables continuous STED imaging. With... 2 days
FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) in the treatment of adults with relapsed or... 2 days
Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE A kidney stone is a hard mass that forms in the kidneys from minerals in the urine, and if large enough, can cause serve pain. 2 days
Disrupted gut microbiome makes children more susceptible to amoebic dysentery
SCIENCE DAILY Children with lower diversity of microbial species in their intestines are more susceptible to severe infection with the Entamoeba histolytica parasite, according to a new study. 2 days
Super-photostable fluorescent labeling agent for super-resolution microscopy
SCIENCE DAILY Chemists have developed a super-photostable fluorescent dye, PhoxBright 430 (PB430), to visualize cellular ultrastructure by super resolution microscopy. The exceptional photostability of this new dye enables continuous STED imaging and together with its ability... 2 days
Female mouse embryos actively remove male reproductive systems
SCIENCE DAILY A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to new research. The discovery changes the long-standing belief that an embryo will automatically become female unless... 2 days
FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) for the treatment of adults with relapsed... 2 days
NIH researchers unravel how male, female mouse embryos acquire sex-specific reproductive systems
NEWS MEDICAL A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues... 2 days
New gene catalog of ocean microbiome reveals surprises
PHYS.ORG Microbes dominate the planet, especially the ocean, and help support the entire marine food web. In a recent report published in Nature Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM) oceanography professor Ed... 2 days
Potato waste processing may be the road to enhanced food waste conversion
PHYS.ORG With more than two dozen companies in Pennsylvania manufacturing potato chips, it is no wonder that researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences... 2 days
Disrupted gut microbiome makes children more susceptible to amoebic dysentery
MNT Children with lower diversity of microbial species in their intestines are more susceptible to severe infection with the Entamoeba histolytica parasite, according to a new study published in... 2 days
New Pathology Atlas maps genes in cancer to accelerate progress in personalized medicine
SCIENCE DAILY A new Pathology Atlas is launched today with an analysis of all human genes in all major cancers showing the consequence of... 2 days
Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen's role in brain health. Now for the first time, production of estrogen in... 2 days
A pathology atlas of the human cancer transcriptome
Science Magazine Cancer is one of the leading causes of death, and there is great interest in understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis and progression of individual tumors. We used systems-level... 2 days
Vinculin forms a directionally asymmetric catch bond with F-actin
Science Magazine Vinculin is an actin-binding protein thought to reinforce cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesions. However, how mechanical load affects the vinculin–F-actin bond is unclear. Using a single-molecule optical trap assay, we found... 2 days
Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken, black rat to eastern Africa
PHYS.ORG The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th... 2 days
Scientists develop novel immunotherapy technology for prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A novel immunotherapeutic strategy for the treatment of cancer based on the use of synthetic DNA to directly encode protective antibodies against a cancer-specific protein has been described in a new article. 2 days
‘Rise of Algae’ in Cryogenian Oceans Led to Appearance of First Complex Organisms, Study Says
SCI-NEWS.COM The rapid rise of marine planktonic... 2 days
Understanding how fish grow their hearts could help humans, professor finds
SCIENCE DAILY A protein that enables fish to change the size of their hearts based on the temperature of the water has now been identified by researchers. Understanding... 2 days
Medical News Today: Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing
MNT New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer. 2 days
Ray of hope for more abundant wheat crops
PHYS.ORG Crops such as wheat could be up to 21% more efficient at turning the sun's energy into food, according to new research by Lancaster University. 2 days
researchers have identified olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers males and their queen Researchers have identified olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Queen ants spend most of their time having babies. To reign supreme in a... 2 days
Lake trout adjust their behavior in the face of a changing climate, new study
SCIENCE DAILY Certain lake predators are altering their behavior due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish... 2 days
Noninvasive retinal imaging may improve early detection of Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Alzheimer's disease (AD) represents the leading cause of dementia worldwide. Currently, challenges in making an early and definitive diagnosis of AD limit opportunities to intervene with disease-modifying therapies... 2 days
Energy dense foods may increase cancer risk regardless of obesity status
SCIENCE DAILY While there is a proven link between obesity and certain types of cancer, less is known about how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise... 2 days
Brain chemical NPGL controls appetite and body fat composition: Beneficial for our ancestors; potential cause of obesity pandemic
SCIENCE DAILY NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found... 2 days
How the genome sets its functional micro-architecture
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists now show how DNA is organized into specific regions, and that this depends on a combination of genomic distance and the presence of the CTCF protein. 2 days
‘Design thinking’ could help address public health challenges
NEWS MEDICAL Public health challenges such as poor diet, smoking and binge drinking are just a few lifestyle issues that could be addressed with some ‘design thinking’ according to Design Council and the Local... 3 days
Brain protein found to control appetite and body fat composition
PHYS.ORG NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body – even when on a low-calorie diet. 3 days
Study finds policy is key for food-waste recycling
PHYS.ORG Food scraps. Okay, those aren't the first words that come to mind when you think about the environment. But 22 percent of the municipal solid waste dropped into landfills or incinerators in... 3 days
Magnetic resonance is used to evaluate food quality
PHYS.ORG The applications and benefits of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in medicine are well known, but the technology is also used in other areas, such as agribusiness, where its applications include quality analysis... 3 days
larvaceans provide a pathway for transporting microplastics into deep sea food webs Larvaceans provide a pathway for transporting microplastics into deep-sea food webs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Over the last decade, scientists have discovered tiny pieces of plastic in many ocean waters, and even in deep-sea mud. However, they know very little about... 3 days
Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab has demonstrated a favorable safety profile and "promising durable clinical activity" in pretreated patients who exhibit... 3 days
Larvaceans provide a pathway for transporting microplastics into deep-sea food webs
SCIENCE DAILY A new article shows that filter-feeding animals called giant larvaceans can collect and consume microplastic particles, potentially carrying microplastics to the deep seafloor. 3 days
Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection
NPR Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables. 3 days
WATCH: How to eat healthy on your vacation this summer
ABC NEWS Plant-based dietitian Julieanna Hever discusses healthy eating tips while traveling 3 days
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CBC A missing link between plant-eating dinosaurs and meat-eaters such as the Tyrannosaurus rex may have been found, suggests a new... 3 days
giant larvaceans could be ferrying ocean plastic to the seafloor Giant larvaceans could be ferrying ocean plastic to the seafloor
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Giant larvaceans could mistakenly capture microplastics, in addition to food, in their mucus houses and transfer them to the seafloor in their feces. 3 days
Popular immunotherapy target turns out to have a surprising buddy
SCIENCE DAILY The majority of current cancer immunotherapies focus on PD-L1. This well-studied protein turns out to be controlled by a partner, CMTM6, a previously unexplored molecule that is now... 3 days
UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia
NEWS MEDICAL An abundance of an amino acid called methionine, which is common in meat, cheese and beans, may provide new clues to the fetal brain development that can manifest in schizophrenia,... 3 days
Adult-onset obesity is triggered by impaired mitochondrial gene expression
Science Magazine Mitochondrial gene expression is essential for energy production; however, an understanding of how it can influence physiology and metabolism is lacking. Several proteins from the pentatricopeptide repeat (PPR) family are... 3 days
[Research Articles] mGlu7 potentiation rescues cognitive, social, and respiratory phenotypes in a mouse model of Rett syndrome
Science Magazine Rett syndrome (RTT) is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by mutations in the methyl-CpG binding... 3 days
Rhapsody in red violet
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has now opened the way to numerous potential uses of betalains, the highly nutritious red-violet and yellow pigments known for their antioxidant properties and commonly used as food dyes. 3 days
Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual function and quality of life
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows a significant improvement in both sexual and urinary function as well as quality of life for hypogonadal men who undergo long-term testosterone... 3 days
Turning pollen into a low-cost fertilizer
SCIENCE DAILY As the world population continues to balloon, agricultural experts puzzle over how farms will produce enough food to keep up with demand. One tactic involves boosting crop yields. Toward that end, scientists have developed a method... 3 days
Blood tests help predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL In a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, blood tests that detect fragments of a protein secreted by bone cells helped to predict fracture risk in... 3 days
Fish database could help eliminate the ultimate bait and switch
PHYS.ORG Fish fraud, the misrepresentation of cheaper fish as more expensive ones, is a rampant problem worldwide. Now in a study appearing ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,... 3 days
How a CT Scan of an Olive Led to Man's Diagnosis of Crohn's Disease
LIVE SCIENCE When a 24-year-old man in Belgium went to the hospital because he had belly pain, doctors found an olive stuck... 3 days
Turning pollen into a low-cost fertilizer
PHYS.ORG As the world population continues to balloon, agricultural experts puzzle over how farms will produce enough food to keep up with demand. One tactic involves boosting crop yields. Toward that end, scientists have developed a method... 3 days
Roots of schizophrenia: Excess of methionine during pregnancy?
SCIENCE DAILY An abundance of an amino acid called methionine, which is common in meat, cheese and beans, may provide new clues to the fetal brain development that can manifest in schizophrenia, pharmacology researchers... 3 days
Scientists reveal engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from Boston Children's Hospital Vascular Biology Program have revealed an engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health following the onset of hypertension, atherosclerosis,... 4 days
SpaceX Dragon Delivers Supplies (and Science) to Space Station
SPACE.COM The Dragon cargo ship is filled with more than 6,400 lbs. (2,900 kilograms) of food, supplies and science experiments for the space station's Expedition 52 crew. 4 days
New polymer allows researchers to study how proteins fold, function
PHYS.ORG University of Michigan biophysicists and chemists have created a new polymer that mimics a cell membrane, allowing proteins found within cell membranes to fold and function naturally in... 4 days
Mirnagreen develops technology to use plant microRNAs for protecting people’s health
NEWS MEDICAL Fruit and vegetables are good for health, and everybody knows it. Unfortunately, the world average consumption is well below the WHO recommended daily intake of 400... 4 days
Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life
NEWS MEDICAL A latest UK study has found that deficiency of adequate sleep in children could be linked to their risk of developing diabetes later in... 4 days
How One Bodybuilder Died from Drinking Too Many Protein Shakes
LIVE SCIENCE A 25-year-old woman in Australia died after consuming too much protein, in the form of shakes, supplements and protein-packed foods, the New York Post reported yesterday. 4 days
Change in protein production essential to muscle function
SCIENCE DAILY A group of genes involved in calcium handling undergoes a highly-regulated process called alternative splicing that changes the type of protein the genes produce as muscles transition from newborn to adult. 4 days
Experimental therapy for heart fibrosis?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report encouraging preclinical results as they pursue elusive therapies that can repair scarred and poorly functioning heart tissues after cardiac injury. Scientists inhibited a protein that helps regulate the heart's response to adrenaline, alleviating the disease processes... 4 days
The lining of our intestines uses business process for fast digestion
SCIENCE DAILY Every time we swallow food, cells that line the intestines must step up their activity in a sudden and dramatic manner. According to a new study,... 4 days
Intensive lifestyle intervention provides modest improvement in glycemic control, reduced need for medication
SCIENCE DAILY A high amount and intensity of exercise along with a diet plan resulted in a modest reduction in blood glucose levels among... 4 days
video why durian is the smelly king of fruits Video: Why durian is the smelly 'king of fruits'
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Durian is known as the king of fruits in Southeast Asia, but it's also banned from many public spaces due to its powerful odor. 4 days
'Acidic patch' regulates access to genetic information
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have uncovered new details about the way in which DNA, which is tightly packed into the cell's nucleus, is unwound so that it can be read and transcribed into proteins. 4 days
Protein that inhibits the development of autoimmune diseases discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The immune system protects humans from threats such as, for example, disease-causing bacteria, and cancer as well. Yet if the system malfunctions, it can attack the body it is supposed... 4 days
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THE VERGE VIDEO In Baby Driver, Ansel Elgort stars as a getaway car driver with an arsenal... 4 days
Mercury is altering gene expression
SCIENCE DAILY Mercury causes severe neurological disorders in people who have consumed highly contaminated fish. Whereas we know about the element's extreme toxicity, what happens further down the food chain, all the way down to those microalgae that are the... 4 days
How head-on collisions of DNA protein machines stop replication
SCIENCE DAILY Head-on collisions between the protein machines that crawl along chromosomes can disrupt DNA replication and boost gene mutation rates. This may be one of the ways bacteria control their evolution... 4 days
Skewing the aim of targeted cancer therapies
SCIENCE DAILY The aim of targeted gene-based cancer therapies could often be skewed from the start. A widespread concept about how cells produce proteins proved incorrect 62 percent of the time in a new study in... 4 days
Pigments made by beets may help boost resistance to disease and the nutrition value of crops
PHYS.ORG Color in the plant kingdom is not merely a joy to the eye. Colored pigments attract... 4 days
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THE VERGE Amazon has launched Instant Pickups, its latest push into retail outlets, which will allow... 4 days
Mercury is altering gene expression
PHYS.ORG The mercury found at very low concentrations in water is concentrated along the entire food chain, from algae via zooplankton to small fish and on to the largest fish—the ones we eat. Mercury causes severe and irreversible neurological... 4 days
How head-on collisions of DNA protein machines stop replication
PHYS.ORG A new study describes how head-on collisions between protein machines on chromosomes can disrupt DNA replication and boost the rate of gene mutations that help bacteria survive hostile environments, resist... 4 days
WATCH: How to make healthy food decisions when you are feeling stressed
ABC NEWS Health coach and holistic nutritionist Kelly LeVeque shares why it is important to eat healthy when you feel stressed and shares some of her... 5 days
Protein to stop acute cerebral hemorrhage
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Won Bae Jeon at DGIST's Companion Diagnostics and Medical Technology Research Group conducted a joint study with the research team of Professor Jong Eun Lee at Yonsei University's College of Medicine... 5 days
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TechCrunch  Uber has inspired countless businesses to... 5 days
New genomic insights reveal a surprising two-way journey for apple on the Silk Road
PHYS.ORG Centuries ago, the ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated a political and economic openness between the nations of Eurasia.... 5 days
'Acidic patch' regulates access to genetic information
PHYS.ORG Chromatin remodelers—protein machines that pack and unpack chromatin, the tightly wound DNA-protein complex in cell nuclei—are essential and powerful regulators for critical cellular processes, such as replication, recombination and gene transcription and repression. In... 5 days
Development of local food systems help bridge gap among people with different views
PHYS.ORG One of the major barriers that environmentalists face in trying to implement sustainable practices is getting disparate groups to agree on what... 5 days
Urinary Tract Infection: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE A urinary tract infection is an infection of any part of the urinary tract, which includes the bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra. 5 days
Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells
NEWS MEDICAL Emory University School of Medicine researchers have developed tools that enable them to detect small proteins called granulins for the first time... 5 days
Protein changes essential for normal adult muscle function
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs. 5 days
Bill Gates joins Instagram, posts meal photo - CNET
CNET He's richer than those rich kids of Instagram, but don't expect champagne and yacht photos. Like every other person on the service, he did post a food photo though. 5 days
Cancer detection with sugar molecules
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have synthesized a complex sugar molecule which specifically binds to the tumor protein Galectin-1. This could help to recognize tumors at an early stage and to combat them in a targeted manner. 5 days
Can offshore fish farming feed a hungry world?
PHYS.ORG Harvesting fish and shellfish from offshore farms could help provide essential protein to a global population set to expand a third to 10 billion by mid-century, researchers said Monday. 5 days
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Larvaceans provide a pathway for transporting microplastics into deep-sea food webs
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Researchers have identified olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen
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Giant larvaceans could be ferrying ocean plastic to the seafloor
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