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Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers reported today that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and feasible, but also... more
When is a child an adult?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world. Previous research has found that global health systems do not meet adolescents' needs, yet... more
'Tunabot: First robotic fish to keep pace with tuna  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Mechanical engineers have created the first robotic fish proven to mimic the speed and movements of live yellowfin tuna. more
Study of ancient climate suggests future warming could accelerate  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
The rate at which the planet warms in response to the ongoing buildup of heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas could increase in the future, according to new simulations of a comparable... more
Undervalued wilderness areas can cut extinction risk in half  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Wilderness areas, long known for intrinsic conservation value, are far more valuable for biodiversity than previously believed, and if conserved, will cut the world's extinction risk in half, according to... more
New tool in fight against malaria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Modifying a class of molecules originally developed to treat the skin disease psoriasis could lead to a new malaria drug that is effective against malaria parasites resistant to currently available drugs. more
Unlock your smartphone with earbuds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A research team is developing EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses modified wireless earbuds to authenticate smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal. A prototype of the system proved roughly 95% effective. more
Cutting emissions gradually will avert sudden jump in warming  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Steadily reducing fossil fuel emissions over coming years will prevent millions of premature deaths and help avoid the worst of climate change without causing a large spike in short-term warming... more
Combination therapies could help treat fatal lung cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Combining a new class of drug with two other compounds can significantly shrink lung tumors in mice and human cancer cells, new research shows. The study looked at G12C KRAS inhibitors, a... more
How rock expands near soil surface in Southern Sierra Nevada  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Weathering of subsurface rock in the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California occurs due more to rocks expanding than from chemical decomposition. more
Grizzly research reveals remarkable genetic regulation during hibernation  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
New RNA sequencing-based genetic research shows grizzlies express a larger number of genes in preparation for, and during hibernation to cope with such stressors, than do any other species studied. more
Green light given to fruit fly's color preference  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have made two unexpected discoveries. First, they found that, given a choice, fruit flies are drawn to green light early in the morning and late in the afternoon, when they are... more
Platinum-graphene fuel cell catalysts show superior stability over bulk platinum  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Films of platinum only two atoms thick supported by graphene could enable fuel cell catalysts with unprecedented catalytic activity and longevity, according to a new study. more
Closing in on 'holy grail' of room temperature quantum computing chips  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
To process information, photons must interact. However, these tiny packets of light want nothing to do with each other, each passing by without altering the other.... more
Towards better hand hygiene for flu prevention  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Rubbing hands with ethanol-based sanitizers should provide a formidable defense against infection from flu viruses, which can thrive and spread in saliva and mucus. But new findings challenge that notion -- and suggest that... more
New drug target in fight against cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have discovered how a cancer-linked version of the protein mitoNEET can close voltage-dependent anion channels (VDAC), primary gateways in the outer surface of mitochondria. The researchers detail how mitoNEET regulates VDAC, and they... more
Six galaxies undergoing sudden, dramatic transitions  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Astronomers observed six mild-mannered LINER galaxies suddenly and surprisingly transforming into ravenous quasars -- home to the brightest of all active galactic nuclei. The team's observations could help demystify the nature of both LINERs and quasars... more
Actions to save coral reefs could benefit all ecosystems  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists say bolder actions to protect the world's coral reefs will benefit all ecosystems, human livelihoods and improve food security. more
Rethinking scenario logic for climate policy  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Current scenarios used to inform climate policy have a weakness in that they typically focus on reaching specific climate goals in 2100 - an approach which may encourage risky pathways that could have long-term negative effects.... more
Learning to read boosts the visual brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
How does learning to read change our brain? Does reading take up brain space dedicated to seeing objects such as faces, tools or houses? In a functional brain imaging study, a research team compared... more
Shape-shifting robot built from 'smarticles' shows new locomotion strategy  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Building conventional robots typically requires carefully combining components like motors, batteries, actuators, body segments, legs and wheels. Now, researchers have taken a new approach, building a robot entirely from smaller... more
A technological 'leap' in the Edomite Kingdom during the 10th century BCE  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
During the late 10th century BCE, the emerging Edomite Kingdom of the southern Levant experienced a 'leap' in technological advancement. more
Dust from a giant asteroid crash caused an ancient ice age  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
About 466 million years ago, long before the age of the dinosaurs, the Earth froze. The seas began to ice over at the Earth's poles, and... more
Brain tumors form synapses with healthy neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have shown for the first time that severe brain cancers integrate into the brain's wiring. more
Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new finding suggests that the pediatric sleep study -- used to diagnose pediatric sleep apnea and to measure improvement after surgery -- may be an unreliable predictor... more
3D virtual reality models help yield better surgical outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new study has found that using three-dimensional virtual reality models to prepare for kidney tumor surgeries resulted in substantial improvements, including shorter operating times, less blood loss during surgery... more
Fast MRIs offer alternative to CT scans for pediatric head injuries  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have released a study that shows that a new imaging method 'fast MRI' is effective in identifying traumatic brain injuries in children, and can avoid... more
Greenland's growing 'ice slabs' intensify meltwater runoff into ocean  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Thick, impenetrable ice slabs are expanding rapidly on the interior of Greenland's ice sheet, where the ice is normally porous and able to reabsorb meltwater. These slabs are instead sending... more
'Poor man's qubit' can solve quantum problems without going quantum  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have built and demonstrated the first hardware for a probabilistic computer, a possible way to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing. more
The path of breast-to-brain cancer metastasis  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Scientists have discovered a signaling pathway that breast tumors exploit to metastasize to the brain. more
Babies' gut bacteria affected by delivery method  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Babies born vaginally have different gut bacteria -- their microbiome -- than those delivered by caesarean, research has shown. Scientists discovered that whereas vaginally born babies got most of their gut bacteria from their... more
New factor in the development of childhood lymphoma  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
The immune system is highly complex and a detailed understanding of many underlying mechanisms is still lacking. Only the precise interaction of a variety of factors guarantees a reliable and correct immune... more
Law-like progression of weapons technologies  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Anticipating the technology and weapon systems of our future Army might not be entirely daunting, new research finds. more
Laser prototype for space-based gravitational wave detector  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers have announced a prototype for a laser at the heart of the first space-based gravitational wave observatory, known as the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission. more
Obesity associated with abnormal bowel habits -- not diet  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Because researchers demonstrated for the first time that a strong association between obesity and chronic diarrhea is not driven by diet or physical activity, the findings could have important implications... more
Modeling a model nanoparticle  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
New research introduces the first universal adsorption model that accounts for detailed nanoparticle structural characteristics, metal composition and different adsorbates, making it possible to not only predict adsorption behavior on any metal nanoparticles but screen their stability, as well. more
Scientists forecasted late May tornado outbreak nearly 4 weeks in advance  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Scientists report that they accurately predicted the nation's extensive tornado outbreak of late May 2019 nearly 4 weeks before it began. more
Coastal birds can weather the storm, but not the sea  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Coastal birds survive because their populations can absorb impacts and recover quickly from hurricanes -- even storms many times larger than anything previously observed. more
New tool improves beekeepers' overwintering odds and bottom line  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A new tool can predict the odds that honey bee colonies overwintered in cold storage will be large enough to rent for almond pollination in February. Identifying which colonies will... more
DNA 'origami' takes flight in emerging field of nano machines  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
'DNA mechanotechnology' is a new field to engineer DNA machines that generate, transmit and sense mechanical forces at the nanoscale. more
Supportive relationships in childhood leads to longer lives  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Individuals raised in families with higher socioeconomic status were more optimistic in midlife, and in turn, lived longer. Those who experienced more psychosocial stressors, such as parental death, frequent moves and harsh... more
Interactions between bacteria and parasites  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A team has completed the first study of the effects of a simultaneous infection with blood flukes (schistosomes) and the bacterium Helicobacter pylori -- a fairly common occurrence in some parts of the world. They identified a complex... more
Ecologists find strong evidence of fishing down the food web in freshwater lake  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Research by ecologists shows strong evidence in a freshwater lake of 'fishing down the food web' - the deliberate shift away from... more
Preference for fentanyl higher among young, white, frequent opioid users  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A minority of people who use illicit opioids indicated a preference for fentanyl, the super-potent synthetic opioid that accounts for much of the recent rise in US overdose... more
Mechanism modeling for better forecasts, climate predictions  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Modeling currents together with wind and waves provides more accurate predictions for weather forecasts and climate scientists. more
Researchers find new ways to improve CPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
An international research consortium was able to identify what is likely an optimal combination of chest compression frequency and depth when performing CPR. more
Searching for the characteristics of award-winning wine  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
New research shows large wine challenges tend to favor wines with high ethanol and sugar levels. Flavors often associated with sweetness, including exotic fruits in white wines and dried fruit and spiciness in reds,... more
Using unconventional materials, like ice and eggshells, as scaffolds to grow tissues  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Researchers explore recent efforts to use everyday materials like ice, paper, and spinach as tissue scaffolds. These unconventional materials, they argue, are more functional,... more
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