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Expanding the use of silicon in batteries, by preventing electrodes from expanding  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Silicon anodes are generally viewed as the next development in lithium-ion battery technology. Silicon's ability to absorb more charge translates to longer battery life... more
Review of modern cases of leprosy  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem -- even in the modern era. Sufferers from the chronic and infectious skin disease still face... more
American drug overdose death rates the highest among wealthy nations  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
A new study found that the United States has the highest drug overdose death rates among a set of high-income countries. The study found that drug overdose death... more
Using E. coli to create bioproducts, like biodiesel, in a cost-effective manner  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Mechanical engineers are working on genetically engineering and optimizing E. coli bacteria to produce bioproducts, like biodiesel, in a cost-effective manner. more
The smelling of food controls cellular recycling and affects life expectancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
The smelling of food affects physiology and aging, according to research conducted on the model organism, the roundworm. Surprisingly, this relationship is due to a single... more
Automated speed enforcement doesn't just reduce collisions -- it helps reduce crime  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
It's widely accepted that automated photo enforcement programs targeting speeding help reduce collisions and promote safe driving. Now a new study suggests they can... more
Development of nonvolatile spintronics-based 50uW microcontroller unit operating at 200MHz  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have announced the development of a nonvolatile microcontroller unit (MCU) which achieves both high performance and ultra-low power by utilizing spintronics-based VLSI design technology. more
New robotic sensor technology can diagnose reproductive health problems in real-time  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have developed new robotic sensor technology that has the capability to diagnose women's reproductive health problems in real-time. more
New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of... more
Mandarin Chinese could help us understand how infants learn English  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Infants may be more sensitive to non-native speech sounds than previously thought, according to a new study. The findings shed light on the way babies begin to understand... more
Innovative nanocoating technology harnesses sunlight to degrade microplastics  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Low density polyethylene film (LDPE) microplastic fragments, successfully degraded in water using visible-light-excited heterogeneous ZnO photocatalysts. more
Dietary fiber helps clump material in your gut  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
A new study in mice shows dietary fiber promotes the aggregation of gut particles. more
Getting to the bottom of fairy circles  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Fairy circles are round gaps in arid grassland that are distributed very uniformly over the landscape and only occur along the Namib Desert in southern Africa and in parts of Australia. Scientists have got... more
New compound offers superior therapeutic approach to treat MS  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Previous studies have shown that estrogens and estrogen-like compounds reduce multiple sclerosis-like inflammation and disability in mice. At first glance these treatments appear promising, but they carry a host of... more
New iridium catalyst enables efficient selective synthesis of valuable drug ingredients  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
The researchers found that transient formation of hydrogen bonding between a substrate and the catalyst induced such high segregation in the reaction. By using inexpensive and... more
How plants learned to save water  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Plants that can manage with less water could make agriculture more sustainable. This is why a research team is investigating how plants control their water balance. more
How to freeze heat conduction  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
The thermoelectric effect can turn waste heat into electrical energy. To make use of it, special materials with unusual properties are required. A remarkable effect has now been demonstrated, which can explain the particularly low thermal conductivity of... more
AI may be better for detecting radar signals, facilitating spectrum sharing  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers demonstrate that deep learning algorithms -- a form of artificial intelligence -- are significantly better than a commonly used method for detecting when offshore radars... more
Junk food is linked to both moderate and severe psychological distress  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
The study revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than... more
Why a blow to the chest can kill or save you  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
It is still a mystery why a blow to the chest can kill some people yet save others. We may be one step closer to an... more
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to... more
Tiny Neptune moon spotted by Hubble may have broken from larger moon  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
After several years of analysis, a team of planetary scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has at last come up with an explanation for... more
Evening exercise will not ruin sleep and might even reduce appetite  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
With growing time demands, many middle-aged adults are finding time to engage in exercise increasingly difficult. For many, even the thought of fitting exercise in after... more
EEG helps scientists predict epileptic seizures minutes in advance  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A new study shows that acetate, an acid found in some foods, may help doctors intervene when seizures are imminent. Scientists can monitor the brain activity of a specific cell... more
CASSINI Trial publishes data on preventing blood clots in cancer patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers have published the first clinical study investigating the use of the direct oral anticoagulant, rivaroxaban, to prevent blood clots in patients with cancer at high-risk.... more
A scientific method for perfect cheese fondue  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Cheese fondue is an icon of Swiss cuisine and a dinner party staple. While it may seem like a simple dish, getting the texture right can be a challenge for optimal mouthfeel, dipping and... more
Researchers unveil Internet of Things security feature  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Integrated circuit designers have developed a new approach for creating secure keys and IDs on Internet of Things (IoT). more
Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
An international team of scientists has shown that fossilized eggshells unearthed in western Romania represent the earliest known nest site shared by multiple animals. more
The new exercise trend that's made for everyone  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Bringing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT) into everyday life could be the key to helping unfit, overweight people get more of the exercise they need to improve their health,... more
Radio-tracking dolphins reveals intimate details about their behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
The most extensive radio-tracking effort of bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon using radio-telemetry reveals new and surprising information about how they use their habitats, how they spend their time, and... more
New species of tiny tyrannosaur foreshadows rise of T. rex  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A newly discovered, diminutive -- by T. rex standards -- relative of the tyrant king of dinosaurs reveals crucial new information about when and how T. rex came... more
Coping with cancer: Partners can reframe challenging situations  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Spouses can help breast cancer patients with coping by positively reframing the cancer experience and other negative experiences. In general, positive reframing -- finding the silver lining -- was associated with less... more
Health-related Google searches doubled in week before ER visits  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Patients are often willing to share their Google search histories with medical researchers, revealing that many people do searches on their condition well before deciding to go to the hospital. more
New 'smart drug' shows promise for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A clinical trial has found that patients responded to a new 'smart drug' for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer. more
Complete world map of tree diversity  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have succeeded in constructing, from scattered data, a world map of the diversity of tree species. Climate plays a central role for its global distribution; however, the number of species in a specific region also... more
Antibody therapy training phagocytes to destroy tumors now tested on patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
An immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy prevented the growth of tumours in several mouse... more
People with osteoporosis should avoid spinal poses in yoga, study says  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Yoga postures that flex the spine beyond its limits may raise the risk of compression fractures in people with thinning bones, according to new research from... more
Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to motor skill deficiencies at age 11  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Scientists report motor skills problems in children exposed during pregnancy to plasticizer chemicals known as phthalates that are widely used in personal care products... more
Student likeability might be link between academic success and risk of depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A new study suggests that children doing well in classrooms are more popular and emotionally secure than their peers who are having trouble academically. more
Consuming garlic and onions may lower colorectal cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in... more
Habitable Zone Planet Finder enables discovery of planets around cool stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A new astronomical spectrograph provides the highest precision measurements to date of infrared signals from nearby stars, allowing astronomers to detect planets capable of having liquid... more
Study finds increase in calls to US Poison Control Centers for kratom exposure  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
A new study found that there were more than 1,800 calls to US Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to kratom from January... more
Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Scientists have found that children with both atopic dermatitis and food allergy have structural and molecular differences in top layers of skin near the eczema lesions, whereas children... more
Salt could be a key factor in allergic immune reactions  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have demonstrated in cell cultures that salt leads to the formation of Th2 cells. These immune cells are active in allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis. The... more
Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
The remarkable properties of a recently-discovered squid protein could revolutionize materials in a way that would be unattainable with conventional plastic. Originating in the ringed teeth of a squid's predatory arms, this... more
Teens need to text, talk with parents often to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce,... more
Researchers discover a flipping crab feeding on methane seeps  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have documented a group of tanner crabs vigorously feeding at a methane seep on the seafloor off British Columbia -- one of the first times a commercially harvested species... more
Complex structures' organization studied in slime mold  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers in Japan think they have found an answer to the fundamental biological question of how individual cells know which way to position themselves within a complex, multicellular body. Depending on a cell's purpose... more
Thermally-painted metasurfaces yield perfect light absorbers for high-tech applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers report their insights into how colors are generated on heated metal surfaces and apply those findings to create a nickel thin-film that perfectly absorbs red light. more
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