Role of memories in people with and without hoarding problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 minutes
New research conducted at the University of Bath has demonstrated important differences in how people with and without hoarding problems discard objects and the role their memories play. more
Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school  PHYS.ORG · 16 minutes
The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to... more
Neuroscientists find anatomical link between cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 49 minutes
Neuroscientists at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science and University College London have found an anatomical link between cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism. more
Study examines type of social interaction required for people to display physiological synchrony  NEWS MEDICAL · 49 minutes
A team of researchers led by a member of the Colorado School of Public Health faculty at the Anschutz Medical Campus examined... more
Neutrons get a wider angle on DNA and RNA to advance 3-D models  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland are using neutrons at Oak Ridge National... more
Physicists show novel Mott state in twisted graphene bilayers at 'magic angle'  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
A University of Oklahoma physics group sheds light on a novel Mott state observed in twisted graphene bilayers at the 'magic angle' in a... more
Stabilizing nations' food production through crop diversity  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
With increasing demand for food from the planet's growing population and climate change threatening the stability of food systems across the world, University of Minnesota research examined how the diversity of crops at the... more
Novel Anti-Inflammatory Molecule Isolated from Soil-Dwelling Bacterium  SCI-NEWS.COM · 11 hours
About three decades after scientists coined the term ‘hygiene hypothesis’ to suggest that increased exposure to microorganisms could benefit health, an international... more
Groundwater pumping has significantly reduced US stream flows  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research led by a University of Arizona hydrologist. more
Early Celts in Burgundy appropriated Mediterranean products and feasting practices  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Early Celts in eastern France imported Mediterranean pottery, as well as olive oil and wine, and may have appropriated Mediterranean feasting practices, according to a study published June... more
Marriage may not aid financial savings for those who favor immediate rewards  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
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Human migration in Oceania recreated through paper mulberry genetics  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
The migration and interaction routes of prehistoric humans throughout the islands of Oceania can be retraced using genetic differences between paper mulberry plants, a tree native to Asia cultivated for... more
Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A multicentric translational research study carried out by groups of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, the University of Barcelona,... more
Investigating coral and algal 'matchmaking' at the cellular level  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
What factors govern algae's success as "tenants" of their coral hosts both under optimal conditions and when oceanic temperatures rise? A Victoria University of Wellington-led team of experts that includes... more
Powering a solution: Professor takes charge at improving lithium ion batteries safety  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
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Perfect quantum portal emerges at exotic interface  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Researchers at the University of Maryland have captured the most direct evidence to date of a quantum quirk that allows particles to tunnel through a barrier like it's not even there. The result, featured... more
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In the Nature Index 2019 annual tables, released today, the United States is well ahead of China then Germany to make up the top three in... more
Whites' racial prejudice can lessen over time, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Prejudice among white people can lessen over time, according to new research from Rice University. more
Biochar may boost carbon storage, but benefits to germination and growth appear scant  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Biochar may not be the miracle soil additive that many farmers and researchers hoped it to be, according to a new University... more
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Artificial muscles powered by glucose  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Artificial muscles made from polymers can now be powered by energy from glucose and oxygen, just like biological muscles. This advance may be a step on the way to implantable artificial muscles or autonomous microrobots powered by biomolecules... more
Joint hypermobility related to anxiety, also in animals  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
The relation between collagen laxity and anxiety in humans is widely known, but this relation has never been observed before in other species. A team of researchers led by professors Jaume Fatjó... more
Owner training key to reducing risk of dog bite injuries  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Dog attacks have been on the rise and it may the owners who need to go back to school. A new study published in Risk Analysis: An International... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
A sound idea: A step towards quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A team at the University of Tsukuba studied a novel process for creating coherent lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses. Using theoretical calculations combined with experimental results that were... more
Curbing the flammability of epoxy resin  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
In a paper to be published in a forthcoming issue of Nano, a team of researchers from Henan University have investigated the flame retardant performance of epoxy resin using a boron nitride nanosheet decorated with cobalt... more
Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment more
Measuring peace essential to effective peacebuilding  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Lack of effective means of measuring the quality of the peace may contribute to recurrence of violence in war-torn areas, according to a new book by Oxford professor Richard Caplan. more
How bacteria protect themselves from plasma treatment  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Plasmas are created from gas that is pumped with energy. Today, plasmas are already used against multi-resistant pathogens in clinical applications, for example to treat chronic wounds. "Plasmas provide a complex cocktail of components,... more
The secret of platinum deposits revealed by novel field observations in the Bushveld Complex  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Research from the Wits School of Geoscience shows how platinum deposits form in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa. more
Is glue the answer to climate crisis?  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Is glue the answer to climate change? Researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University have proven that it could certainly help. They have developed a new material capable of capturing... more
US CEO hands Oxford University $189 million for AI studies  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. more
Spinning star scientists  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Scientists at a research university often play a formative role in the commercialization of intellectual property and inventions emerging from their laboratories. Often, the "spinning off" of a startup company will be to the benefit of society as a whole... more
56 new species of arachnids found in Western Australia  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum have discovered 56 new species of arachnids, known as schizomids, in Western Australia's Pilbara region. more
Dew drops spontaneously flinging themselves into the wind may spread wheat infections  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
A team of researchers with members from Virginia Tech, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women and Cornell University has found that dew drops... more
Developing a new type of refrigeration via force-driven liquid gas transition  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration... more
Adequate protein intake linked with reduced risk of frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Adequate intake of protein is associated with a reduced risk of frailty and prefrailty in older women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio... more
Advancing AI for video: Startup launches powerful video processing platform  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Voxel51, a University of Michigan startup, today launched its flagship product—a software platform designed to make it easier, faster and more affordable to access the untapped potential of... more
New evidence shows rapid response in the West Greenland landscape to Arctic climate shifts  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
New evidence shows that Arctic ecosystems undergo rapid, strong and pervasive environmental changes in response to climate shifts, even those... more
New chief medical officer appointed for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Professor Peter Johnson will be the new chief medical officer for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development, it was announced today... more
RCOT launches new guide to help speed up delivery of adaptations  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
The Royal College of Occupational therapists has launched a new guide, ‘Adaptations without delay’ which will help speed up the process of delivering adaptations to people’s... more
Loughborough University student designs portable wallet to keep medication cool  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A student from Loughborough University has designed a portable wallet to keep medication cool after being inspired by his girlfriend who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. more
Fermi Reveals its Highest-energy Gamma-ray Bursts  ASTRO WATCH · 20 hours
For 10 years, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has scanned the sky for gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), the universe’s most luminous explosions. A new catalog... more
Novel microfluidic device captures and isolates circulating tumor cell clusters  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
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In his remit: African fintech entrepreneur helps migrants move money  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
The money transfer business is personal for Ismail Ahmed. It was cash wired by his family that allowed him to make the final leg of his journey from... more
Researchers find possible counterpunch to drug resistance of melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. more
Cool halo gas caught spinning like galactic disks  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
A group of astronomers led by Crystal Martin and Stephanie Ho of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered a dizzying cosmic choreography among typical star-forming galaxies; their cool halo gas... more
College affirmative action bans may increase smoking rates among minority high school students  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
College affirmative action bans may adversely affect the health of underrepresented minority high school students, according to the results of a new... more
New spectroscopic approach investigates difficult-to-observe protein structures  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Combining research-oriented teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration pays off: Researchers at the University of Konstanz develop a novel spectroscopic approach to investigate hitherto difficult-to-observe protein structures. more
Newly discovered antibody broadly inhibits multiple strains of pandemic norovirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and their colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin and the... more
Influence of alcohol advertisements on intentions to intervene in sexual assault situations  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
College students who viewed alcohol advertisements that included objectified images of women were less likely than others to report intentions to intervene in alcohol-facilitated... more
Study links high number of copies of chromosomal region to chemotherapeutic drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, with the participation of collaborators from the Baylor College of Medicine and the University Institute... more
Study addresses issue of how communities rebuild after NGOs move onto next disaster  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Academy of Management Journal has just published a paper titled Collective emotions in institutional creation work, which has been produced at... more
National trial to settle debate on managing airways in emergencies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC will lead nearly two dozen emergency medical service agencies across the country in a Department of Defense-funded clinical trial... more
Cannabis use has increased and shifted from illicit market, research reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new article published by researchers from University of Puget Sound and University of Washington reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at... more
Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A collaboration involving the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the German Heart Center Munich, AstraZeneca, and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has demonstrated that more... more
Simple modification to the grooming pattern could improve skier safety  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A spectacular stack on a ski slope in Canada has led to a University of Queensland researcher determining a simple modification that could improve skier safety on the... more
Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are part of an international collaboration to develop a new class of drugs to treat a common genetic kidney disease... more
Cell structure linked to longevity of slow-growing Ponderosa Pines  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Slow-growing ponderosa pines may have a better chance of surviving longer than fast-growing ones, especially as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of drought, according to new research from... more
New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
As schools head into summer break, a new app allowing users to ask one another questions anonymously is captivating millions of teenagers. more
Quantum music to my ears  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
It sounds like an old-school vinyl record, but the distinctive crackle in the music streamed into Chris Holloway's laboratory is atomic in origin. The group at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, spent a long... more
Cell structure linked to longevity of slow-growing Ponderosa Pines  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Slow-growing ponderosa pines may have a better chance of surviving longer than fast-growing ones, especially as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of drought, according to new research from... more
Size matters: New data reveals cell size sparks genome awakening in embryos  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Transitions are a hallmark of life. When dormant plants flower in the spring or when a young adult strikes out on their own, there... more
The fellowship of the wing: Pigeons flap faster to fly together  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research publishing June 18 in the open-access journal, PLOS Biology, led by Dr. Lucy Taylor from the University of Oxford's Department of Zoology now reveals... more
California governor, lawmaker alter proposed vaccine rules  ABC NEWS · 2 days
California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a compromise announced Tuesday more
Wearable device reveals how seals prepare for diving  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A wearable non-invasive device based on near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can be used to investigate blood volume and oxygenation patterns in freely diving marine mammals, according to a study publishing June 18 in... more
Scientists studying how large-scale environmental disruptions affected ancient societies  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
John Day, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in LSU's College of the Coast & Environment, has collaborated on a new analysis of societal development with Joel Gunn of the University of North... more
Monitoring biodiversity with sound: How machines can enrich our knowledge  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
For a long time, ecologists have relied on their senses when it comes to recording animal populations and species diversity. However, modern programmable sound recording devices are now... more
Anti-aging study wins grant from William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation has awarded Texas Biomed Associate Professor Marcel Daadi, Ph.D., with a grant of more than $100,000... more
Consortium receives EU grant to develop new treatment for leishmaniasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Professor Sanjeev Krishna and colleagues at St George's, University of London are heading a consortium that has been awarded EUR3.75 million to develop a treatment for one of... more
Foreign investment limits cost Canadian economy almost $10 billion a year says new study  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Canada is stunting its own economy and blocking businesses from reaping the benefits of innovation by clinging to protectionist policies... more
Scientists challenge notion of binary sexuality with naming of new plant species  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A collaborative team of scientists from the US and Australia has named a new plant species from the remote Outback. Bucknell University biology postdoctoral... more
A device emerges from the fusion of IGZO and ferroelectric-HfO2  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As a part of JST PRESTO program, Associate professor Masaharu Kobayashi, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, has developed a ferroelectric FET (FeFET) with ferroelectric-HfO2 and... more
Urban gardens to monitor air pollution  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have assessed the use of edible plants for the biomonitoring of atmospheric pollution. more
A new force for optical tweezers  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When studying biological cells using optical tweezers, one main issue is the damage caused to the cell by the tool. Giovanni Volpe, University of Gothenburg, has discovered a new type of force that will greatly reduce... more
Speeding up the journey toward clean energy through photocatalyst optimization  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Osaka University researchers have studied the photocatalytic activity of oxyhalide materials and were able to demonstrate a relationship between parameters measured by time-resolved microwave conductivity (TRMC) and oxygen... more
New Earth-like exoplanets discovered around red dwarf Teegarden star  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international team led by the University of Göttingen (Germany) with participation by researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) have discovered, using the CARMENES high-resolution spectrograph at... more
Study links proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause... more
Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50%  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Rice University's solar-powered approach for purifying salt water with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed. more
Evidence of hiring discrimination against nonwhite groups in nine countries examined  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by Northwestern University sociologist Lincoln Quillian and his colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination against all nonwhite groups in... more
Research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer in... more
Global analysis of streamflow response to forest management  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Planting large numbers of trees may contribute to improving an ecosystem and mitigating atmospheric CO2 levels. But planting trees in arid areas can sometimes worsen the environmental circumstances, especially the water availability... more
Machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can improve gut disease diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A study published in the open access journal JAMA Open Network June 14 by scientists at the University of Virginia schools of Engineering and... more
Researcher explores the gendered social construction of exceptionalism in early adolescence  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
"Are boys better at school than girls?" Michela Musto, a postdoctoral fellow at the Clayman Institute, asked middle school students, after observing their classrooms. Musto recently... more
Maps of fallen kingdom shed light on Atlantic slave trade  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Those who boarded slave ships from the Bight of Benin, or the Slave Coast of Africa, lost more than their homes—they lost their identities. New maps of a... more
Human rights treaties benefit the world's most oppressed  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
International human rights treaties really do work, and they work most effectively against the most repressive governments, argues Emily Hencken Ritter, associate professor of political science, in a new book called Contentious... more
Gut microbiota linked with temperament traits in young children  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists in the FinnBrain research project of the University of Turku discovered that the gut microbes of a 2.5-month-old infant are associated with the temperament traits manifested at six months... more
Gemini Planet Imager Analyzes 300 Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Over the past four years, an instrument attached to a telescope in the Chilean Andes - known as the Gemini Planet Imager - has... more
Government policy and infrastructure have substantial impact on hospitalization of seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study. more
Inflammatory marker tests are not sensitive enough to rule out serious conditions, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Blood tests that detect inflammation, known as inflammatory marker tests, are not sensitive enough to rule out serious underlying conditions... more
Study emphasizes need for better education to improve health care for LGBTQ  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A first-of-its-kind survey of American neurologists reveals that more than half carry the mistaken belief that a patient's sexual orientation and gender identity have... more
Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Vince Calhoun, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State University and director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and... more
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National MagLab creates world-record magnetic field with small, compact coil
Forest schools: how climbing trees and making dens can help children develop resilience
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Sex, lice and videotape
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Flexible generators turn movement into energy
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Fieldwork Robotics completes initial field trials of raspberry harvesting robot system
Experts develop nanolasers on silicon
Iconic Australian working dog may not be part dingo after all
Stolen comets and free-floating objects
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Scientists unravel how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information