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Wearable and implantable devices may transform care for patients with kidney failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Wearable and implantable devices may allow for intensive self-care for patients with kidney failure outside of the clinic. more
Genetics may determine who benefits from broccoli's effects on kidney health  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Deletion of the gene that codes for an enzyme called GSTM1 increased kidney injury in mice with hypertension and kidney disease, but supplementing the diet with... more
Scientists discover how the molecule-sorting station in our cells is formed and maintained  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A recent study by a group of scientists has revealed that a different mechanism is responsible for the formation and maintenance of... more
Jackdaw mobs flip from chaos to order as they grow  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Chaotic mobs of jackdaws suddenly get organized once enough birds join in, new research shows. more
Mapping disease outbreaks in urban settings using mobile phone data  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new study into the interplay between mobility and the 2013 and 2014 dengue outbreaks in Singapore has uncovered a legal void around access to mobile phone data... more
Early DNA lineages shed light on the diverse origins of the contemporary population  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new genetic study demonstrates that, at the end of the Iron Age, Finland was inhabited by separate and differing populations, all... more
Master regulator in mitochondria is critical for muscle function and repair  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
New study identifies how loss of mitochondrial protein MICU1 disrupts calcium balance and causes muscle atrophy and weakness. more
Researchers link sisters' paralysis to an 'extremely rare' genetic variant  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Following a nearly 25-year search across three continents, parents of a pair of sisters -- who as children slowly became paralyzed from the waist down -- finally have... more
Many patients with iNPH develop Alzheimer's disease, too  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Up to one in five patients treated for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, iNPH, also develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The researchers were able to predict the development of Alzheimer's... more
Direct-to-patient telemedicine cardiology follow-ups may safely save families time, cost  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Health provider follow-ups delivered via computer or smartphone is a feasible alternative to in-person patient follow-ups for some pediatric cardiac conditions, according to the new findings. more
Lichens are way younger than scientists thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Lichens -- a combo of fungus and algae -- can grow on bare rocks, so scientists thought that lichens were some of the first organisms to make their way onto land from the water,... more
Scientists close in on malaria vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have taken another big step forward towards developing a vaccine that's effective against the most severe forms of malaria. more
How nematodes outsmart the defenses of pests  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
The western corn rootworm, one of the world's most damaging maize pests, can use plant defense compounds to defend itself against its own natural enemies, so-called entomopathogenic nematodes. However, the nematodes can become immune... more
Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the... more
New cell therapy improves memory and stops seizures following TBI  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have developed a breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory and prevent seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury. more
Chemists map an artificial molecular self-assembly pathway with complexities of life  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Two pathways diverged in a chemical synthesis, and one molecule took them both. Chemists have studied how molecular building blocks can either form a spherical cage... more
Secret of explosive volcanism unlocked  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
When will the next eruption take place? Examination of samples from Indonesia's Mount Merapi show that the explosivity of stratovolcanoes rises when mineral-rich gases seal the pores and microcracks in the uppermost layers of stone. These findings result... more
Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss -- when hearing is still considered normal. more
Findings could identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers discovered a biological signature that could help identify which triple negative breast cancers might respond to immunotherapy and other treatments. more
Smokers and hypertensive individuals have higher risk of sudden death from brain bleed  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Contrary to the previous data, a Finnish study clarifies that smoking and high blood pressure do not protect from death in patients... more
New role for dopamine in gene transcription and cell proliferation  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
The dopamine D2 receptor has a previously unobserved role in modulating Wnt expression and control of cell proliferation, according to a new study. The research could have implications... more
A step closer to cancer precision medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers have developed a computational model, Combined Essentiality Scoring (CES), that enables accurate identification of essential genes in cancer cells for development of anti-cancer drugs. more
Gallium-based solvating agent efficiently analyzes optically active alcohols  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A research team has developed a gallium-based metal complex enabling the rapid chiral analysis of alcohols. more
Space-based radar suggests North Korean nuke equivalent to '17 Hiroshimas'  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A team of scientists have used satellite data to augment measurements of North Korean nuclear tests on the ground. The researchers find that the most recent test shifted... more
'Nudging' heart patients to take their statins leads to better adherence and better outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
In a new study presented to heart specialists from around the world, researchers found that simple 'nudges' in the form... more
A potential new way to diagnose male infertility and pharmaceutical treatment options  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
New research has discovered infertile men have identifiable patterns of epigenetic molecules or biomarkers attached to their sperm DNA that aren't present in fertile... more
Blocking a survival mechanism could tackle melanoma treatment resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
The effectiveness of current treatments for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, could be improved by using approaches that wipe out the 'survival system' of cancer cells according to... more
Eliminating common bacterial infection significantly decreases gastric cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Researchers have assessed Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in Americans, certain demographics and ethnic groups. more
Women more likely to survive stroke but have poorer recovery than men, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Women are more likely to survive a stroke, but have worse disability and poorer quality of life afterwards compared to... more
At what point does click-bait susceptibility become a mental health disorder?  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A new study found that one third of a group of patients seeking treatment for buying-shopping disorder (BSD) also reported symptoms of addictive online shopping. These... more
People who cannot read may be three times as likely to develop dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times... more
Researchers develop thin heat shield for superfast aircraft  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets and jet aircraft. But the life of those materials is limited by how... more
Lithium can reverse radiation damage after brain tumor treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Children who have received radiotherapy for a brain tumor can develop cognitive problems later in life. In their studies on mice, researchers have now shown that the drug lithium can... more
Genes borrowed from bacteria allowed plants to move to land  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land, according to a new study. more
Earthquake-like brain-wave bursts found to be essential for healthy sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research in rats shows that cortical arousals and brief awakenings during sleep exhibit non-equilibrium dynamics and complex organization across time scales necessary for spontaneous sleep-stage transitions and... more
New research quantifies how much speakers' first language affects learning a new language  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Linguistic research suggests that accents are strongly shaped by the speaker's first language they learned growing up. New research sheds light on... more
Study dissects attitudes on short-term vacation rentals  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Feelings of neighborhood pride, interactions with tourists and a community's laws can all influence how neighbors feel about short-term vacation rentals. more
Tool for studying decision-making is ineffective for training better behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A two-step task commonly used to study people's decision-making behaviors does not appear to be effective for training people to rely more on goal-oriented behaviors and less on... more
Engineers creating miniaturized, wireless oxygen sensor for sick infants  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers are developing a sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby's blood oxygen levels, a vital indication of the lungs' effectiveness and whether the baby's tissue... more
Researchers explore how citizens can become agents of environmental change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Some programs work better than others when it comes to involving citizens in preserving the environment. After reviewing those that worked, researchers propose a blueprint for how others... more
Researchers find climate change and turf seaweed causing 'patchy' seascape  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers find environmental developments caused by climate change are contributing to the transformation of the seafloor to a lower, more patchy seascape dominated by shrub-like seaweed which could... more
Smart people may learn music faster  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a new study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano. more
Bigger doesn't mean better for hatchery-released salmon  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A recent study examines hatchery practices in regards to how Chinook salmon hatcheries in the PNW are affecting wild populations over the past decades. Over 65 years, Chinook salmon hatcheries in the PNW have... more
Subcellular computations within brain during decision-making  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research suggests that during decision-making, neurons in the brain are capable of much more complex processing than previously thought. more
Discovery reveals mechanism that turns herpes virus on and off  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research has identified a new mechanism that plays a role in controlling how the herpes virus alternates between dormant and active stages of infection. more
How Crohn's disease-associated bacteria tolerate antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Bacteria associated with Crohn's disease rely on multiple stress responses to survive, multiply, and tolerate antibiotics within white blood cells called macrophages, according to a new study. more
How maternal Zika virus infection results in newborn microcephaly  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered that the Zika virus protein NS4A disrupts brain growth by hijacking a pathway that regulates the generation of new neurons. more
Storing energy in hydrogen 20 times more effective using platinum-nickel catalyst  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Catalysts accelerate chemical reactions, but the widely used metal platinum is scarce and expensive. Researchers have now developed an alternative with a 20x higher activity: a... more
Tiny low-energy device to rapidly reroute light in computer chips  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed an optical switch that routes light from one computer chip to another in just 20 billionths of a second -- faster than any other similar... more
Physicists irreversibly split photons by freezing them in Bose-Einstein condensate  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Light can be directed in different directions, usually also back the same way. Physicists have however succeeded in creating a new one-way street for light. They cool photons... more
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