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Changes to drylands with future climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 minutes
A research team led by Washington State University has found that while drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced. more
The Latest: Singapore sets new closures to curb virus spread  ABC NEWS · 16 minutes
Singapore will close schools and most workplaces for a month in an effort to curb the increase of COVID-19 transmissions in the country more
Coastal pollution reduces genetic diversity of corals, reef resilience  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A new study by researchers at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) found that human-induced environmental stressors have a large effect... more
Study investigates if the body's immune response to infections changes with seasons  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Ground breaking new research is underway at the University of Surrey in collaboration with Columbia University to investigate if the body's immune response to... more
Scientists find important clues to vaccine in SARS-CoV-2 genome  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A new research paper published by scientists at the University of Bristol who sequenced the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is causing the worldwide COVID-19 illness, reveals some significant... more
TCF Bank announces $100,000 match incentive program for COVID-19 response  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
TCF Bank, in its efforts to provide crucial support to Minnesota's frontline health care workers and accelerate innovations directed at tackling the COVID-19 health crisis, has announced a... more
Visualization tool enables doctors to get an overview of critical care bed capacities  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Computer scientists in the team led by Professor Daniel Keim, professor of data analysis and visualization at the University of Konstanz, developed... more
Promising vaccine patch candidate for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
In a breath of fresh air, scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine reported that they had developed a potential new vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is causing the current COVID-19 pandemic. The... more
Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
An ongoing study by the Medical College of Georgia on the role of magnetic stimulation of the rectal nerves to achieve better bowel control in patients with fecal... more
Starving pancreatic cancer cells of cysteine may induce tumor ferroptosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center suggests a compound in development for a rare kidney stone disease may... more
Studies shed light on the link between obesity and use of prescription opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Two new studies from the Boston University School of Public Health shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of... more
Tulane University adds second avenue for COVID-19 testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Tulane University has added a second avenue for COVID-19 testing, this one taking place at a Tulane School of Medicine repurposed research lab where results can be processed within a day. more
Pitt scientists announce potential vaccine against novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. more
IMDEA Networks researcher launches study to estimate the actual incidence of pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Antonio Fernández Anta, Research Professor at IMDEA Networks, has launched a study to estimate the actual incidence of the pandemic in eleven countries. more
Russian Science Foundation funds eleven Kazan University projects  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Eleven Kazan University projects receive funding from the Russian Science Foundation. The results were published on 1st April 2020. more
Nanoneedle technology licensed for early detection of disease, biomarker discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A Boston-based startup company, NanoMosaic LLC, intends to commercialize a high-throughput, high-sensitivity platform for analyte detection developed at Harvard University. more
COVID-19 Candidate Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam has developed a potential vaccine against... more
AP-NORC poll: About half of workers lose income due to virus  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
About half of all working Americans say they or a member of their household have lost some kind of income due to the coronavirus pandemic, with... more
Gender bias in commenting poses barriers to women scholars  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Women academics are less likely than men to comment on published research, limiting scholarly debate, a new study co-authored by York University sociologist Professor Cary Wu, shows. According to the... more
The Arctic may influence Eurasian extreme weather events in just two to three weeks  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Previous research studies have revealed how rising temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic may impact the rest of Earth's... more
Repair instead of renew: Damaged powerhouses of cells have their own 'workshop mode'  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
If the energy supply of a cell is disturbed by damage, it can protect itself from functional losses and repair itself in... more
Does relativity lie at the source of quantum exoticism?  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Since its beginnings, quantum mechanics hasn't ceased to amaze us with its peculiarity, so difficult to understand. Why does one particle seem to pass through two slits simultaneously? Why, instead... more
Representation of driving behavior as a statistical model  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
A joint research team from Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Toyota Transportation Research Institute, and Daido University has established a method to represent driving behaviors and their... more
Variations in skin-related genes influence how efficient we make vitamin D  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Genetic variations in the skin can create a natural sunscreen, according to University of Queensland researchers investigating the genes linked with vitamin D. more
Penn State engineer developing point-of-care testing device to diagnose COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A point-of-care testing device that may help diagnose the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is under development by Weihua Guan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in Penn State's College... more
UIC participates in two clinical trials for COVID-19 treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two clinical trials for COVID-19 treatments. more
Climate-related disasters increase risks of conflict in vulnerable countries, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Lead author Tobias Ide from the University of Melbourne said the disasters include storms, floods and droughts—the frequency and intensity of which will increase in the... more
Researchers unravel the mystery of non-cotectic magmatic rocks  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, have found the answer to an enigma that has had geologists scratching their heads for years. more
Researchers unveil the universal properties of active turbulence  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Turbulent flows are chaotic yet feature universal statistical properties.Over the recent years, seemingly turbulent flows have been discovered in active fluids such as bacterial suspensions, epithelial cell monolayers, and mixtures of biopolymers... more
Electrically neutral radical: A strong chemical reducing agent when exposed to light  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
A combined team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kent State University has discovered an electrically neutral radical... more
Study: Real estate taxes hit poor hardest, not necessarily used for assumed purposes  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
For many people, especially those who are not wealthy, their home is their most valuable asset. But what happens when a person... more
Professor Reimar Lüst (1923-2020)  ESA · 19 hours
Professor Reimar Lüst, one of Europe’s great space pioneers, passed away on 31 March 2020 aged 97. Prof. Lüst was ESA’s third Director General, serving from 1984 until... more
Researchers team up with U.S. Coast Guard to release three baby sea turtles  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
As the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic escalates, marine biologists at Florida Atlantic University acknowledge that "wild" life must go on. Three... more
As COVID-19 halts climate expeditions, scientists grapple with uncertainties  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Around 128,000 years ago, the temperatures in the Bahamas were one to two degrees higher than they are today. A group of geologists and geodynamicists from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth... more
Toolkit: Using local soil for 3-D printing large structures  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed the concept of a toolkit that would allow builders to create structures via 3-D printing using local soil as the... more
Fossil skull casts doubt over modern human ancestry  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Griffith University scientists have led an international team to date the skull of an early human found in Africa, potentially upending human evolution knowledge with their discovery. more
Highest pre-modern lead pollution occurred 800 years ago  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Scientists and archaeologists from the University of Nottingham, the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine and Harvard University discovered the highest levels of air pollution before the modern era occurred... more
Oysters and clams can be farmed together  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
Eastern oysters and three species of clams can be farmed together and flourish, potentially boosting profits of shellfish growers, according to a Rutgers University-New Brunswick study. more
Europe's hospitals running out of ICU meds for COVID-19  ABC NEWS · 22 hours
Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19 patients in intensive care in less than two weeks as they are increasingly... more
Clinical study of iPSC-derived corneal epithelial cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
AMSBIO report on a world first clinical study of iPSC-derived corneal epithelial cells by Professor Ryuhei Hayashi and co-workers from the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan using StemFit Basic03 clinical grade stem... more
Scientists estimate 2 to 3 percent of Hubei Province’s population has been infected with coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has shocked the world. It was first reported in Wuhan City, Hubei Province,... more
Majority of patients with mantle cell lymphoma may benefit from CAR T-cell therapy KTE-X19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A one-year follow-up study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed a majority of patients with... more
What are the challenges facing palliative care during COVID-19?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The current COVID-19 outbreak affecting 180 countries and territories across six continents is taking its toll on healthcare systems globally. In particular, there is growing pressure on and concern for... more
Immunotherapy may benefit mCRPC patients with specific markers of immune activation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Although metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer typically has limited response to immunotherapy, a subset of patients with pretreatment evidence of active T-cell responses in their tumors experienced... more
New guidelines for health-care workers treating ICU patients with COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An international team including McMaster University researchers has come together to issue guidelines for health-care workers treating intensive care unit patients with COVID-19. more
BU creates COVID-19 US state policy database to track steps taken to slow the pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers and students at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have created a COVID-19 US state... more
NYU researchers capture 3D data on human interactions with COVID-19 infection sources  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
New York University researchers are in the field capturing highly detailed three-dimensional data on human movements and behaviors -- particularly around medical facilities, public... more
Researchers identify risk gene for Alzheimer's development  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the Central South University in China have for the first time identified a gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease. more
Almond orchard recycling a climate-smart strategy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California's irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, Davis. more
Homo naledi juvenile remains offers clues to how our ancestors grew up  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A partial skeleton of Homo naledi represents a rare case of an immature individual, shedding light on the evolution of growth and development in... more
Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The Golden Age of Hollywood is known for its glitz, glamour and classic movies. Northwestern University researchers have peeled back the gilded sheen to reveal an industry tarnished... more
Chemistry education goes online  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
With colleges and universities around the world shuttered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, chemistry teachers are navigating the shift to online learning. There are several factors to consider in this effort, from technology to accessibility. Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN),... more
Stable perovskite LEDs one step closer  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at Linköping University, working with colleagues in Great Britain, China and the Czech Republic, have developed a perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) with both high efficiency and long operational stability. The result has been published in... more
Researchers develop novel corona test  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As requested by the Austrian Federal Government and the WHO, a significant increase in the capacity for coronavirus testing is essential to combat the new coronavirus. The University of Innsbruck is now responding to this by immediately developing... more
Elephant welfare can be assessed using two indicators  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Across the world, animals are kept in captivity for various reasons: in zoos for education and research, in research facilities for testing, on farms for meat and other products, and in people's... more
New 3-D cultured cells mimic the progress of NASH  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A research team led by scientists from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, has successfully established 3-D cultured tissue that mimics liver fibrosis, a key characteristic of non-alcoholic... more
The young Brazilians fighting for the Amazon  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Maria dreams of being the next Greta Thunberg. Kelita is studying in the first-ever university program in the Amazon. Fabio is helping his family do its part to fight climate change through sustainable agriculture. more
The candy-cola soda geyser experiment, at different altitudes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Dropping Mentos candies into a bottle of soda causes a foamy jet to erupt. Although science fair exhibitors can tell you that this geyser results from rapid degassing of the beverage induced... more
Oldest-ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results from the University of Copenhagen shed light on one of the branching points in... more
Landmark study concludes marine life can be rebuilt by 2050  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international study recently published in the journal Nature, led by KAUST Professors Carlos Duarte and Susana Agustí, lays out the essential roadmap of actions required for the... more
Natural light flicker can help prevent detection  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Movement breaks camouflage, making it risky for anything trying to hide. New research, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B today has shown that dynamic features common in many natural habitats, such... more
Using iPS cells to decipher the timing at the beginning of life  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers led by Kyoto University have reconstituted the human segmentation clock, a key focus of embryonic development research, using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). more
AI finds 2-D materials in the blink of an eye  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, a part of The University of Tokyo, demonstrated a novel artificial intelligence system that can find and label 2-D materials in... more
Beyond the garnish: Will a new type of produce get the microgreen light?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Microgreens. They're leafy green vegetables that are relatively new to the dining room, but a study by a Colorado State University team... more
Lived poverty rises in Africa for the first time in a decade  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
'Lived poverty' has increased in Africa for the first time in a decade, according to an international study led at the University of Strathclyde. more
Virtual Hospital becomes flagship test site for COVID-19 virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Virtual Hospital (Advanced Centre for Clinical Simulation) of Valencia's Catholic University (UCV) has become the flagship site for the tests of researchers, universities and companies to measure the suitability... more
An all-organic proton battery energized for sustainable energy storage  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Sustainable energy storage is in great demand. Researchers at Uppsala University have therefore developed an all-organic proton battery that can be charged in a matter of seconds. The battery can... more
Reflections on COVID-19 and our destruction of nature  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In 2015 I was helping to draft a UNESCO report, Education for People and Planet. To gather various opinions on the role of education in creating a sustainable planet, I met with... more
Quality online resources for physical education teachers  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade across the U.S. are making the shift from teaching classes in person to teaching from a distance, which requires creating online assignments and activities to keep their students... more
International borders continue to hinder cross-border cooperation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Cross-border regions have great potential for cooperation, yet very few border regions are integrated, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Conducted by Dr. Francesco Cappellano and Professor Teemu Makkonen at... more
Can relationships flourish through tech alone?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
"Shelter in place" is now the norm in much of the country, thanks to COVID-19. As a result, connections once made face to face are now happening electronically in both work and personal lives. John Caughlin... more
Inhibiting the iron transport could halt tuberculosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The bacteria that cause tuberculosis need iron to survive. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now solved the first detailed structure of the transport protein responsible for the iron supply. more
Researchers develop new PCR system for detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Michael Traugott and the spin-off company Sinsoma GmbH, together with the Departments of Zoology and Microbiology at the University of Innsbruck, are developing a new PCR system for... more
Study: Early introduction of solid foods may predispose infants to obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Infants who were started on solid foods at or before three months of age showed changes in the levels of gut bacteria and bacterial byproducts, called... more
Study: Medical product companies with female directors issue recalls more quickly  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Medical product companies, such as those that make pharmaceuticals and medical devices, make recall decisions quite differently as women are added to their board of directors,... more
Purdue scientists working to speed up diagnostic, therapeutic solutions for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S. and the world, Purdue University scientists are working to move solutions to diagnose and treat the virus to... more
'Pool testing' for COVID-19 may help increase testing capacities across the globe  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Now, a team of researchers at the German Red Cross Blood Donor Service and the Institute for Medical Virology at the University Hospital Frankfurt... more
ERC awards grants to 158 European scientists to identify effective immunotherapy strategies for cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced it will support Professor Thomas Blankenstein to the tune of €2.5 million over... more
Researchers publish review on HIV-1 Rev Regulatory complex in “Current HIV Research” journal  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A team of researchers led by Patrick E. H. Jackson at the Myles H. Thaler Center for HIV and Human Retrovirus Research,... more
Mobile apps for instant contact tracing could slow the rate of coronavirus transmission  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A team of medical researchers and bioethicists at Oxford University has published results today in Science that furthers our understanding of coronavirus... more
Researchers uncover novel role for autophagy in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists from the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Kononenko at the CECAD Center of Excellence in Aging Research at the University of Cologne have found out that autophagy - the process... more
Parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, research suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research from University of California, Davis, suggests that parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, as well as limit preschool-age... more
UM receives funding for research center dedicated to addressing public health challenges  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As emergent pathogens like coronavirus and climate-related health challenges like wildfire smoke plague human populations, the University of Montana has received funding for a... more
Teen marijuana use associated with insomnia later on  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Smoke a lot of weed as a teenager, and when you reach adulthood you'll be more likely to have trouble falling or staying asleep, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder... more
Stellenbosch University and AzarGen Biotechnologies join forces to tackle COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Stellenbosch University in South Africa and AzarGen Biotechnologies (Pty) Ltd, a South African biotechnology company focused on developing human therapeutic proteins using advanced genetic engineering and synthetic biology... more
Researchers discover new biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at the University of California San Diego discovered that high blood levels of RNA produced by the PHGDH gene could serve as a biomarker for early detection... more
Cooperative male dolphins match the tempo of each other's calls  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When it comes to working together, male dolphins coordinate their behaviour just like us. New findings, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B by an international... more
Combination of exercise and cell-aging drug could help people with chronic inflammatory myopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Exercise can only improve strength in muscle-degenerating diseases when a specific type of muscle cell ages, report a Hokkaido University researcher and... more
Mobile health devices effective in reducing AF-related adverse events, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, highlights the feasible use of mobile health (mHealth) devices to help with the... more
Study shows potential for using fiber-optic networks to assess ground motions during earthquakes  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new study from a University of Michigan researcher and colleagues at three institutions demonstrates the potential for using existing networks of... more
New study explores fiscal issues related to NYC teachers retirement system  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The volatility of the financial markets amid the COVID-19 pandemic has significant implications for taxpayer-supported pension systems nationally. more
Bison in northern Yellowstone proving to be too much of a good thing  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Increasing numbers of bison in Yellowstone National Park in recent years have become a barrier to ecosystem recovery in the iconic Lamar... more
Quantum-entangled light from a vibrating membrane  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Entanglement, a powerful form of correlation among quantum systems, is an important resource for quantum computing. Researchers from the Quantum Optomechanics group at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, recently entangled two laser beams through... more
Remote learning poses hurdles for students with disabilities  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Schools across the U.S. are scrambling to find new ways to provide remote instruction to students with disabilities as instruction moves online amid the coronavirus pandemic more
Cobra Biologics and Karolinska Institutet join forces to develop DNA vaccine against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cobra Biologics, an international CDMO for biologics and pharmaceuticals, and the Karolinska Institutet, one of the world’s leading medical universities, today announced... more
Success in synthesizing black phosphorus with a safe and high-yielding method toward artificial photosynthesis  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A joint research group at Osaka City University and Sakai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. have succeeded to synthesize black phosphorus... more
Chimpanzees found to age in ways similar to humans  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of researchers from the University of New Mexico and the Kibale Chimpanzee Project in Uganda has found similarities between the way chimpanzees and humans age. In their paper... more
Honeyeaters send lightning-fast warning signals  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New Holland honeyeaters are experts at sounding the alarm when there's danger, according to new research from biologists at The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Cambridge. more
A new search for axiom dark matter rules out past numerical predictions  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The ADMX collaboration, a group of researchers working at universities across the U.S. and Europe, has recently performed a new search for invisible axion... more
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