World's thinnest, lightest signal amplifier enables bioinstrumentation with reduced noise  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A research group succeeded in developing the world's thinnest and lightest differential amplifier for bioinstrumentation. more
New protein spin labelling technique  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Researchers develop a new site-directed spin labeling approach based on genetically encoded noncanonical amino acids amenable to Diels-Alder chemistry as well as a new spin label, PaNDA. more
Studying animal cognition in the wild  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Studying cognition in the wild is a challenge. Field researchers and their study animals face many factors that can easily interfere with their variables of interest and that many say are 'impossible' to control for. A... more
More children suffer head injuries playing recreational sport than team sport  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
An Australian/ New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike riding are... more
Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can damage blood vessels  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A Penn study reveals single instance of vaping immediately leads to reduced vascular function. more
Connected forest networks on oil palm plantations key to protecting endangered species  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Set-aside patches of high-quality forest on palm oil plantations may help protect species like orangutans, as well as various species of insects, birds and... more
Simple computational models can help predict post-traumatic osteoarthritis  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Researchers have developed a method to predict post-traumatic osteoarthritis in patients with ligament ruptures using a simplified computational model. The researchers also verified the model predictions against measured structural and compositional changes... more
Football scores a health hat-trick for 55- to 70-year-old women with prediabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
A new study shows that football is a surprisingly efficient type of physical training for female prediabetes patients, with impressive effects on cardiovascular health... more
Dog down: Effort helps emergency medical staff treat law enforcement K-9s  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Law enforcement K-9s face the same dangers their human handlers confront. Recognizing a gap in care for law enforcement K-9s injured on the job, a team... more
Pluripotency: 'Butterfly effect' discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Pluripotent cells can give rise to all cells of the body, a power that researchers are eager to control because it opens the door to regenerative medicine and organ culture for transplants. But pluripotency is still a black box for... more
City parks lift mood as much as Christmas  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
New research shows that visitors to urban parks use happier words and express less negativity on Twitter than before their visit -- and that their elevated mood lasts for up to four... more
Selfie versus posie  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
If you lose sleep over the number of likes on your Instagram account, new research suggests you might want to think twice before posting that selfie. more
Brain takes a beating as arteries age  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Researchers have presented a model that explains why memory deteriorates as the body ages. With age, the brain receives an increased load from the heart's beating as the body's large arteries stiffen over the... more
Amazon rainforest absorbing less carbon than expected  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
An international team of climate scientists has found that accounting for phosphorus-deficient soils reduced projected carbon dioxide uptake by an average of 50% in the Amazon, compared to current estimates based on previous climate... more
Possible genetic link between children's language and mental health  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
A new study has examined genetic variants in six genes that are thought to contribute to language development in children. They found that nearly half of the genetic variants which... more
A new path to cancer therapy: developing simultaneous multiplexed gene editing technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Scientists have developed a new gene editing system that could be used for anticancer immunotherapy through the simultaneous suppression of proteins that interfere with... more
Longline fishing hampering shark migration  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Longline fisheries around the world are significantly affecting migrating shark populations, according to an international study. The study found that approximately a quarter of the studied sharks' migratory paths fell under the footprint of longline fisheries, directly killing... more
Black hole holograms  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Researchers show how a holographic tabletop experiment can be used to simulate the physics of a black hole. This work may lead the way to a more complete theory of quantum gravity that harmonizes quantum mechanics and relativity. more
Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs to prevent blood clots  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
The effectiveness of current anti-clotting medication can be limited due to the risk of complications. This is driving a need for alternatives that can both prevent the formation... more
Multi-tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition resulting from nerve injury and is characterized by increased pain sensitivity. Although known to be associated with overly excitable neurons in the spinal cord, the mechanisms... more
Stardust in the Antarctic snow  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
The rare isotope iron-60 is created in massive stellar explosions. Only a very small amount of this isotope reaches the earth from distant stars. Now, a research team has discovered iron-60 in Antarctic snow for the first time.... more
Embryology: A sequence of reflexive contractions triggers the formation of the limbs  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
It normally takes about 21 days for chicken embryos to develop into chicks. By observing chicken hindlimb formation, a research team has just discovered... more
Wired for sound: A third wave emerges in integrated circuits  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
A research renaissance into chip-based control of light-sound interactions could transform our 5G networks, satellite communications and defence industries. These interactions, known as Brillouin scattering, are set to... more
Burning invasive western juniper maintains sagebrush dominance longer  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Burning invasive western juniper increases the time -- post-fire -- that native mountain sagebrush will remain the dominant woody vegetation in the plant community by at least 44 percent compared to cutting... more
Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have developed a new DNA-nanotechnology-based approach called Immuno-SABER, that combines the protein targeting specificity of commonly available antibodies with a DNA-based signal-amplification strategy that enables the highly multiplexed visualization of many proteins in the same sample with... more
Hurricanes drive the evolution of more aggressive spiders  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers who rush in after storms to study the behavior of spiders have found that extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones may have an evolutionary impact on populations living in storm-prone... more
All-in-one: New microbe degrades oil to gas  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
The tiny organisms cling to oil droplets and perform a great feat: As a single organism, they may produce methane from oil by a process called alkane disproportionation. Previously this was only known from... more
Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Cold water released from Lake Shasta into the Sacramento River to benefit endangered salmon can be detrimental to young green sturgeon, a threatened species... more
Risk of psychotic disorders has disease-specific brain effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Brain abnormalities in people at familial risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder emerge in unique patterns, despite the symptom and genetic overlap of the disorders, according to a new study. Similarities between... more
Spending on illicit drugs in US nears $150 billion annually  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Spending on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine fluctuated between $120 billion and $145 billion each year from 2006 to 2016, rivaling what Americans spend each year on alcohol,... more
Heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Atomically thin materials could create heat-shields for cell phones or laptops that would protect people and temperature-sensitive components and make future electronic gadgets even more compact. more
National livestock movement bans may prove economically damaging  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about the... more
A map of the brain can tell what you're reading about  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Neuroscientists have created interactive maps that can predict where different categories of words activate the brain. Their latest map is focused on what happens in the... more
Potential treatments for citrus greening  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Over the course of 40 years, a biologist has become an expert in symbiotic bacteria that help alfalfa grow. She has published over 150 papers on this one topic but when she realized her lab's decades of highly... more
Online brain games can extend in-game 'cognitive youth' into old age  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals... more
Blood vessels turning into bone-like particles  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A researcher has found that blood vessels within bone marrow may progressively convert into bone with advancing age. more
How ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers at the UW have used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and... more
Global change is triggering an identity switch in grasslands  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Since the first Homo sapiens emerged in Africa roughly 300,000 years ago, grasslands have sustained humanity and thousands of other species. But today, those grasslands are shifting beneath our feet.... more
Regulating blood supply to limbs improves stroke recovery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Cutting off and then restoring blood supply to a limb following a stroke reduces tissue damage and swelling and improves functional recovery, according to a new study. more
Roadmap for detecting changes in ocean due to climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
When will we see significant changes in the ocean due to climate change? A new study finds that some changes are noticeable already, while others will take up... more
Comparing your house to your neighbors' can lead to dissatisfaction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors' homes, according to new research. Researchers found that people are more likely to be dissatisfied... more
Peer influence, social networks might be leveraged to aid gun violence reduction efforts  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Reductions in violence might be increased if focused-deterrence programs can enhance network diffusion, according to researchers. more
Research using mechanics and physics could predict diseases that 'stress out' cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Using ultrasonic tweezers, live imaging and a micro-mechanical substrate, researchers found energy patterns in cellular allostasis that could predict the presence of disease. more
Biochemists discover new insights into what may go awry in brains of Alzheimer's patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Three decades of research on Alzheimer's disease have not produced major treatment advances for patients. Researchers now report new insights... more
Drawing inspiration from natural marvels to make new materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The shape-shifting bristle worm has the unique ability to extend its jaw outside of its mouth and ensnare surprised prey. The metal coordination chemistry that makes this natural wonder possible... more
Towards an 'orrery' for quantum gauge theory  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists have developed a new approach to couple quantized gauge fields to ultracold matter. The method might be the basis for a versatile platform to tackle problems ranging from condensed-matter to high-energy physics. more
Parent-targeted interventions in primary care improve parent-teen communication on alcohol and sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related... more
Possible new treatment strategy for lung cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
It is estimated there will be roughly 228,000 new lung cancer cases this year, and nearly 30% of those patients will have mutations in the KRAS pathway. This type of mutation makes the cancer... more
Single protein plays important dual transport roles in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists report that halting production of synaptotagmin 17 (syt-17) blocks growth of axons. Equally significant, when cells made more syt-17, axon growth accelerated. A wide range of neurological... more
Are attitudes contagious? Nonverbal messages  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study examined whether people can acquire attitudes toward other individuals from the nonverbal signals that are directed toward them. more
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