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Mice need a clutch to smell
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers identify shootin 1b as a clutch molecule that couples force and adhesion for the migration of neurons to the mouse olfactory bulb. The study provides new insights on how internal forces are converted into external... 1 day
University choice and achievement partly down to DNA
SCIENCE DAILY Research has shown for the first time that genetics plays a significant role in whether young adults choose to go to university, which university they choose to attend and how well they... 1 day
Adding flavors to e-cigarette liquids changes chemistry, creates irritants
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows added flavorings in e-cigarettes or vaping devices react to e-liquid, or e-juice, creating new compounds that could trigger irritation and inflammation when inhaled. 1 day
Gene-edited zebrafish models take disease research to the next level
SCIENCE DAILY The potent combination of CRISPR/Cas9 and zebrafish as a model organism offers enormous potential for research into human diseases caused by point mutations. Three new articles use zebrafish... 1 day
Did eating starchy foods give humans an evolutionary advantage?
SCIENCE DAILY Gene AMY1, which kickstarts digestion of starch in the mouth, is associated with blood glucose levels and digestion of carbohydrates, with implications for understanding human evolutionary biology and the gut... 1 day
Climate stress will make cities more vulnerable
SCIENCE DAILY The fall of Angkor has long puzzled historians, archaeologists and scientists, but now a research team is one step closer to discovering what led to the city's demise -- and it comes with a... 1 day
New approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus
SCIENCE DAILY To be able to reproduce and become effective disease carriers, mosquitoes must first attain optimal body size and nutritional status. A pair of researchers have succeeded in using CRISPR-Cas9, a... 1 day
Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese
SCIENCE DAILY A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more... 1 day
Biodiversity can also destabilize ecosystems
SCIENCE DAILY According to the prevailing opinion, species-rich ecosystems are more stable against environmental disruptions such as drought, hot spells or pesticides. The situation is not as simple as it seems, however, as ecologists have now discovered. Under certain environmental... 1 day
Sculpting bacteria into extreme shapes reveals the rugged nature of cell division
SCIENCE DAILY Stars, triangles and pentagons demonstrate the adaptability and robustness of bacterial cell division machinery. 1 day
Carbon fiber can store energy in the body of a vehicle
SCIENCE DAILY A study has shown that carbon fibers can work as battery electrodes, storing energy directly. This opens up new opportunities for structural batteries, where the carbon... 1 day
Pre-eclampsia linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life
SCIENCE DAILY Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of later dementia, particularly vascular dementia, caused by reduced blood supply to the brain due to diseased blood vessels,... 1 day
Omega 3 fatty acids found in seafood linked to healthy aging
SCIENCE DAILY Higher blood levels of omega 3 fatty acids found in seafood are associated with a higher likelihood of healthy ageing among older adults, finds a US... 1 day
Hormone alters male brain networks to enhance sexual and emotional function
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have gained new insights into how the 'master regulator' of reproduction affects men's brains. 1 day
Letting the sunshine in may kill dust-dwelling bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Allowing sunlight in through windows can kill bacteria that live in dust. 2 days
Genome sequencing found feasible and informative for pediatric cancer treatment
SCIENCE DAILY Comprehensive genetic testing of tumors and non-cancerous tissue from pediatric cancer patients is a feasible and clinically useful approach that can guide patient care, according to new findings. 2 days
Experts raise safety concerns about cardboard baby boxes
SCIENCE DAILY Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses baskets, without any evidence in place, warn experts. 2 days
Ancient Andean genomes show distinct adaptations to farming and altitude
SCIENCE DAILY Ancient populations in the Andes of Peru adapted to their high-altitude environment and the introduction of agriculture in ways distinct from other global populations that faced similar circumstances. 2 days
Combining genetic and sun exposure data improves skin cancer risk estimates
SCIENCE DAILY By combining data on individuals' lifetime sun exposure and their genetics, researchers can generate improved predictions of their risk of skin cancer. 2 days
Bone cell response to mechanical force is balance of injury and repair
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have revealed the intricate process that bone cells use to repair themselves after mechanical injury. 2 days
Immune culprits linked to inflammation and bone loss in gum disease identified
SCIENCE DAILY An unhealthy population of microbes in the mouth triggers specialized immune cells that inflame and destroy tissues, leading to the type of bone loss... 2 days
Going to bed with your ex might not be as bad you think
SCIENCE DAILY Conventional wisdom holds that people set themselves up for even greater heartache when they jump into bed with their ex-partner after a... 2 days
A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. Researchers found that the drug papaverine inhibits the respiration... 2 days
Simple test may help predict long-term outcome after stroke
SCIENCE DAILY A simple test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later. 2 days
Novel switching valve to receive more semen in a sex-role reversed cave insect
SCIENCE DAILY The female of a sex-role reversed cave insect species Neotrogla has evolved a switching valve to receive more semen during mating, when... 2 days
A curious branch of plankton evolution
SCIENCE DAILY Planktonic foraminifera -- tiny, shelled organisms that float in the sea -- left behind one of the most complete fossil records of evolutionary history in deep sea deposits. Consequently, evolutionists have a relatively sturdy grasp on... 2 days
Bursting the clouds for better communication
SCIENCE DAILY We live in an age of long-range information. Research is turning towards the use of lasers which have several advantages. However, this new technology faces a major problem: clouds. Due to their density, clouds stop the... 2 days
Substantial changes in air pollution across China during 2015 to 2017
SCIENCE DAILY The first detailed analysis of air pollution trends in China reveals a 20 per cent drop in concentrations of particulate pollution over the last three years... 2 days
Arctic ice sets speed limit for major ocean current
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have now identified a key mechanism, which they call the 'ice-ocean governor,' that controls how fast the Beaufort Gyre spins and how much fresh water it stores. Researchers report... 2 days
Eliminating emissions in India and China could add years to people's lives
SCIENCE DAILY In a recent study, researchers wanted to know how replacing coal-fired powerplants in China and India with clean, renewable energy could benefit human health... 2 days
Largest autism sequencing study to date yields 102 genes associated with ASD
SCIENCE DAILY In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with ASD, and report significant... 2 days
Arctic greening thaws permafrost, boosts runoff
SCIENCE DAILY A new collaborative study has investigated Arctic shrub-snow interactions to obtain a better understanding of the far north's tundra and vast permafrost system. Incorporating extensive in situ observations, scientists tested their theories with a novel 3D... 2 days
US tornado frequency shifting eastward from Great Plains
SCIENCE DAILY A new study finds that over the past four decades, tornado frequency has increased over a large swath of the Midwest and Southeast and decreased in portions of the central and southern... 2 days
Virtual reality can help make people more compassionate compared to other media
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called 'Becoming Homeless,' were more empathetic toward the homeless and more likely to sign... 2 days
Life on the floor of the Arctic Ocean, with rigor and in detail
SCIENCE DAILY In an extensive and rigorous study of animal life on the Central Arctic Ocean floor, researchers have shown that water depth and... 2 days
Massive organism is crashing on our watch
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have conducted the first complete assessment of the Pando aspen clone and the results show continuing deterioration of this 'forest of one tree.' While a portion of the famed grove is recovery nicely... 2 days
Blue crab baby sizes and shapes influence their survival
SCIENCE DAILY Like people, blue crabs aren't all the same sizes and shapes. Now scientists have discovered substantial differences in the body structures of larval crab siblings and among larvae from different... 2 days
First GWAS analysis of 'type 1.5 diabetes' reveals links between immune and metabolic disease
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists who performed the largest-ever genetic study of a puzzling type of adult-onset diabetes have uncovered new connections to the... 2 days
Conceptual framework to study role of exercise in multiple sclerosis
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have proposed a conceptual framework for examining the relationship between exercise and adaptive neuroplasticity in the population with multiple sclerosis (MS). 2 days
Unprecedented look at electron: Size limit for undiscovered subatomic particles determined
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that many theorized heavy particles, if they exist at all, do not have the properties needed to explain the predominance of matter... 2 days
Dandelion seeds reveal newly discovered form of natural flight
SCIENCE DAILY A study of dandelion seeds in motion has revealed a form of flight not seen before, and explains why the plant is among nature's best fliers. 2 days
Picture perfect: Researchers gain clearest ever image of Ebola virus protein
SCIENCE DAILY Near-atomic resolution model of viral protein complex brings clearer understanding of the viral mechanics. 2 days
Vast leukemia dataset could help researchers match therapies to patients
SCIENCE DAILY Data on the molecular makeup and drug sensitivity of hundreds of patient samples could accelerate progress against the aggressive blood cancer acute myeloid leukemia. 2 days
Wind farms and reducing hurricane precipitation
SCIENCE DAILY New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes. 2 days
Stem cell proliferation is controlled directly by nervous system, scientists find
SCIENCE DAILY A new study demonstrates that stem cell proliferation is directly controlled by the autonomic nervous system. 2 days
Attending the 'best' high school may yield benefits and risks for students
SCIENCE DAILY Parents often go to great lengths to ensure that their children attend top schools, surrounded by high-achieving peers who often come from advantaged backgrounds.... 2 days
Pupil's brain recognizes the perfect teacher
SCIENCE DAILY Human and avian youngsters learn behaviors by imitating adults. But learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don't understand how they choose the right teacher. Young male zebra finches must learn to copy the... 2 days
How does brain structure influence performance on language tasks?
SCIENCE DAILY The architecture of each person's brain is unique, and differences may influence how quickly people can complete various cognitive tasks. But how neuroanatomy impacts performance is largely an open question.... 2 days
Bacterioplankton: Taking their vitamins
SCIENCE DAILY New research finds that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own. The researchers also found that B1 availability can directly limit bacterioplankton growth, which could have larger impacts on aquatic microbial food... 2 days
Breastfeeding protects infants from antibiotic-resistant bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that infants that are breastfed for at least six months have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their gut compared with babies breastfed for a shorter time. On the other hand, antibiotic use by... 2 days
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