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Physical activity in lessons improves students' attainment  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning, according to a new study. more
Climate change concerns have largely ignored role of access to effective contraception  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Climate change concerns have largely ignored the importance of universal access to effective contraception, despite the impact of population growth on greenhouse gas emissions,... more
Increased risk of tularemia as the climate changes  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have developed a method for statistically predicting impacts of climate change on outbreaks of tularemia in humans. New results show that tularemia may become increasingly common in the future in high-latitude... more
First smart speaker system that uses white noise to monitor infants' breathing  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing... more
Osteoarthritis can increase your risk for social isolation  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers examined whether there is an association between arthritis and social isolation, and have identified the disease's contribution to social isolation. more
Last year's extreme snowfall wiped out breeding of Arctic animals and plants  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
In 2018, vast amounts of snow were spread across most of the Arctic region and did not melt fully until late summer, if at... more
New evidence that hip and knee steroid injections more dangerous than thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
A new study reveals that commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful in some patients with at-risk conditions or may... more
Airborne chemicals instantly identified using new technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Scientists have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly. more
Plotting air raids on Britain: Map shows devastating impact of WWII Luftwaffe strikes  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
The interactive map uses wartime data from The National Archives to pinpoint more than 30,000 locations that were struck in the UK... more
Startled fish escape using several distinct neuronal circuits  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A fast knee-jerk 'ballistic' escape response and a more considered 'delayed' escape response are mediated by distinct and parallel neuronal pathways in zebrafish, according to a new study. more
New DNA 'clock' could help measure development in young children  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Scientists have developed a molecular 'clock' that could reshape how pediatricians measure and monitor childhood growth and potentially allow for an earlier diagnosis of life-altering development disorders. more
Improving research with more effective antibodies  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A new study points to the need for better antibody validation, and outlines a process that other labs can use to make sure the antibodies they work with function properly. more
Piranha fish swap old teeth for new simultaneously  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
With the help of new technologies, a team has confirmed that piranhas lose and regrow all the teeth on one side of their face multiple times throughout their lives. How they do... more
AI could offer warnings about serious side effects of drug-drug interactions  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Researchers have developed a machine learning system that may be able to warn doctors and patients about possible negative side effects that might occur when drugs... more
Experiment measures velocity in 3D  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Many of today's scientific processes are simulated using computer-driven mathematical models. But for a model to accurately predict how air flow behaves at high speeds, for example, scientists need supplemental real life data. Providing validation data, using up-to-date... more
Nonsurgical treatment options effective for sinus issues  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
In a recent clinical study, a regimen of combined oral and topical corticosteroids were effectively used to treat patients who suffer from severe CRS with nasal polyps and for whom surgery is often the... more
Frailty: The rising global health burden for an aging society  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Despite the evidence on risk factors for frailty, and the substantial progress that has been made in frailty awareness, the biological mechanisms underlying its development are still far... more
Deaf infants more attuned to parent's visual cues  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A new study finds that deaf infants exposed to American Sign Language are especially tuned to a parent's eye gaze, itself a social connection between parent and child that is linked to... more
Artificial intelligence and farmer knowledge boost smallholder maize yields  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Farmers in Colombia's maize-growing region of Córdoba had seen it all: too much rain one year, a searing drought the next. Yields were down and their livelihoods hung in the... more
Acceptance and commitment therapy may ease fear of recurrence in cancer survivors  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers report that Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) shows significant promise for treating fear of cancer recurrence in women who have survived breast cancer.... more
Targeting deeply held values crucial for inspiring pro-environmental behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Given the alarming pace of climate change, it is increasingly important to understand what factors motivate people to take action - or not - on environmental issues. A recent study... more
From ribbon to scroll: Gaining shape control by electrostatics  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
New insights into how the molecular organization of charged molecules can be regulated to transform large-scale structures from ribbons to scroll-like cochleate structures could inform future drug-delivery strategies. more
Natural loss of foot muscle in rodents shares mechanisms often associated with disease and injury  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have developed new insight on how the natural loss of foot muscles occurred in rodents and other... more
Glowing particles in the blood may help diagnose and monitor brain cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A chemical that has improved surgeries for brain cancer by making tumor cells fluorescent may also help doctors safely diagnose the disease and monitor... more
Protein misfolding as a risk marker for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
In symptom-free individuals, the detection of misfolded amyloid-beta protein in the blood indicated a considerably higher risk of Alzheimer's disease -- up to 14 years before a clinical diagnosis was... more
Bullies may come and go, but the 'molecular memory' of being a target lingers  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Life at the bottom of the social ladder may have long-term health effects that even upward mobility can't undo, according... more
New study may have the reason why heart medication gives muscle pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A research team found muscle cells treated with statins released the amino acid called glutamate at much higher levels than muscle cells that were... more
Frontotemporal dementia is associated with alterations in immune system function  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Recent research has revealed increased inflammatory activity in a subgroup of patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Increased inflammation was associated with parkinsonism symptoms and more rapid disease progression.... more
Why bright light keeps us awake  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers are reporting a novel technique for tracing the activity of individual nerve fibers known as axons, and determining how neurons communicate. The team used this technique to uncover details about how the brain responds to... more
Gene mutation in the chloride channel triggers rare high blood pressure syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
When the adrenal gland produces too much aldosterone, this often leads to high blood pressure and kidney damage (hyperaldosteronism). It has only recently emerged... more
Creating miracles with polymeric fibers  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Scientists are studying the fabrication of polymeric nanofibers and microfibers -- very thin fibers made up of polymers. The fibers can be woven into textile-like structures but depending on the use, different fiber thicknesses may be necessary. To... more
Inactive receptor renders cancer immunotherapies ineffective  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
The aim of immunotherapies is to enable the immune system once again to fight cancer on its own. Drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors are already in clinical use for this purpose. However, they are only effective... more
More aggressive blood pressure control benefits brains of older adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new study followed 199 hypertension patients 75 years of age and older for 3 years. more
Drug-light combo could offer control over CAR T-cell therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Bioengineers are a step closer to making CAR T-cell therapy safer, more precise and easy to control. They developed a system that allows them to select where and when CAR... more
Did early mammals turn to night life to protect their sperm?  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Humans are diurnal -- we are active in the day and sleep at night. But diurnalism is by far the exception rather the rule in mammals.... more
Researchers solve puzzle about link between genetic mutations, mating in fruit flies  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
More than a century ago, early geneticists showed that the inheritance of a single mutation by fruit flies can change the insect's body color... more
New genome sequence of the date palm  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have developed an improved assembly of the genome for the date palm using long-read sequencing technology. This improvement over the current versions of the genome will help advance further research, and also inform... more
Muscadine grapes are affected by parasitic nematodes  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Muscadines are also known for being hearty grapes, with a tough skin that protects them from many fungal diseases. Bunch grapes are highly susceptible to damage from plant-parasitic nematodes (PPNs), which affect their health,... more
Protein that triggers plant defences to light stress identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A newly discovered protein turns on plants' cellular defence to excessive light and other stress factors caused by a changing climate, according to a new study. more
PTSD nearly doubles infection risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new study is the first to examine the relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dozens of infection types in a nationwide cohort. Researchers found that PTSD affects infection risks for men and women differently, having, for... more
Belongings of warrior found on unique Bronze Age battlefield site  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Recent archaeological investigations in the Tollense Valley by a research team has unearthed a collection of 31 unusual objects. Researchers believe this is the equipment of a Bronze... more
Early reading in Spanish helps children learn to read English  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Immigrant parents worry their children will struggle with reading and fret that as non-English speakers, they can't help. A new study shows that's simply not true. Reading to... more
Dynamic pattern of Skyrmions observed  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Tiny magnetic vortices known as skyrmions form in certain magnetic materials, such as Cu2OSeO3. These skyrmions can be controlled by low-level electrical currents -- which could facilitate more energy-efficient data processing. Now a team has succeeded in developing... more
New understanding of the evolution of cosmic electromagnetic fields  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Electromagnetism was discovered 200 years ago, but the origin of the very large electromagnetic fields in the universe is still a mystery. more
Taking vitamin D by oral spray just as effective as taking a tablet  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Taking vitamin D by oral spray is just as effective as taking a tablet, research has found. more
Calcium batteries: New electrolytes, enhanced properties  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Calcium-based batteries promise to reach a high energy density at low manufacturing costs. This lab-scale technology has the potential for replacing lithium-ion technology in future energy storage systems. Using the electrolytes available, however, it has been... more
Receptor complexes on the assembly line  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers decipher assembly of glutamate receptors and its importance for memory formation. more
Cell family trees tracked to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have discovered that a key cell type involved in liver injury and cancer consists of two cellular families with... more
The brain does not follow the head  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
The human brain is about three times the size of the brains of great apes. This has to do, among other things, with the evolution of novel brain structures that enabled complex behaviors such... more
Oscillation assisted 3D printing renders ultrafast fabrication of microlens array  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
An oscillation assisted digital light processing (DLP) based 3D printing approach is developed to enable ultrafast fabrication of microlens arrays with optically smooth surface (1 nm surface roughness)... more
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