Untangling a key step in photosynthetic oxygen production  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers zeroed in on a key step of photosynthetic oxygen production. What they learned brings them one step closer to obtaining a complete picture of this natural process, which could inform the... more
The future is knocking: Global food production to be transformed using new technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The world's growing population will necessitate a 30-70% increase in food production over the next 3 decades. If we are to succeed,... more
Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food or gyms  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has shown no correlation between obesity and how close you live to fast food restaurants or gyms. Studies from... more
Inspiring stories from women like themselves helped these moms improve their diet  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
When researchers asked prospective study participants who they would like to see in videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, the answer was unequivocal: They wanted... more
Heating poppy seeds, but not baking them in muffins, reduces opiate levels  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
You might have heard the advice to avoid eating a poppy seed bagel or muffin before a drug screen, lest you test positive for... more
Family environment affects adolescent brain development  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Childhood environment and socioeconomic status affect cognitive ability and brain development during adolescence independently of genetic factors, researchers report. The study demonstrates how important the family environment is, not just during early infancy but also throughout... more
Tracking the tinderbox: Stanford scientists map wildfire fuel moisture across western US  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that maps fuel moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states, opening a door for better fire... more
Measuring blood damage  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Red blood cells sometimes rupture when blood is sent through faulty equipment, such as a dialysis machine. This is called hemolysis. Hemolysis also can occur during blood work when blood is drawn too quickly through a needle, leading to defective... more
VR and AR devices at 1/100 the cost and 1/10,000 the thickness in the works  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Mechanical and chemical engineers have developed moldable nanomaterials and a printing technology using metamaterials, which allows for the... more
Legal cannabis hemp oil effectively treats chronic neuropathic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers examine the effectiveness of consuming hemp oil extracted from the whole cannabis plant using a chronic neuropathic pain animal model. Researchers showed that legal cannabis hemp oil reduced mechanical... more
Adding a blend of spices to a meal may help lower inflammation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers found that adding six grams of spices to a meal high in fat and carbohydrates resulted in lower inflammation markers hours later. more
'One-way' electronic devices enter the mainstream  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Engineers are the first to build a high-performance non-reciprocal device on a compact chip with a performance 25 times better than previous work. The new chip, which can handle several watts of power (enough for cellphone... more
Genetic barcodes can ensure authentic DNA fingerprints  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Engineers have demonstrated a method for ensuring that an increasingly popular method of genetic identification called ''DNA fingerprinting'' remains secure against inadvertent mistakes or malicious attacks in the field. The technique relies on introducing... more
Environmental contaminants alter gut microbiome, health  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. Scientists review the research... more
Mysterious glowing coral reefs are fighting to recover  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has revealed why some corals exhibit a dazzling colorful display, instead of turning white, when they suffer 'coral bleaching' -- a condition which can devastate reefs and is caused... more
Scientists identify gene linked to thinness that may help resist weight gain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers used a genetic database of more than 47,000 people in Estonia to identify a gene linked to thinness that may play a role... more
Domestic coastal and marine tourism could contribute to rebooting activity in sector  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have released a report that presents estimates of the value of domestic coastal and marine tourism in the Republic of Ireland. more
When is reading your partner's emotions beneficial, and when harmful?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Are you good at reading your partner's emotions? Your perceptiveness may very well strengthen your relationship. Yet when anger or contempt enter the fray, little is to be... more
Laser-based technique captures 3D images of impressionist-style brushstrokes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have developed a new strategy that uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to acquire both the surface and underlying details of impressionist style oil paintings. This information can be used to create... more
How fishmeal and oil alternatives can support aquaculture growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
As the world increasingly turns to aqua farming to feed its growing population, there's no better time than now to design an aquaculture system that is sustainable and efficient. more
Researchers breaking new ground in materials science  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study could usher in a revolutionary development in materials science, leading to big changes in the way companies create modern electronics. more
Microplastics found in Florida's birds of prey for first time  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has confirmed and quantified, for the first time, the presence of microplastics in terrestrial and aquatic birds of prey in Florida, including hawks, ospreys and... more
Hunting threatens one of the world's most amazing wildlife migrations  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
As the world looks to tighten up the illegal capture of wildlife, migratory birds are being threatened by widespread and unsustainable hunting across the Asia-Pacific region. New research... more
Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change - and can become key to the production of valuable green chemicals. more
Quantum leap: Photon discovery is a major step toward at-scale quantum technologies  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of physicists has developed the first integrated photon source with the potential to deliver large-scale quantum photonics. The development of quantum technologies... more
Parents with degrees give their children significant advantage in math  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new... more
A new understanding of everyday cellular processes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
We use cells to breathe, to moderate body temperature, to grow and many other every day processes, however the cells in these processes are so complex its left scientists perplexed into how they develop... more
'Heat resistant' coral developed to fight bleaching  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of scientists has successfully produced in a laboratory setting a coral that is more resistant to increased seawater temperatures. more
Hearts that drum together beat together  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have found that in a structured group drumming task aspects of participants' heart function synchronized. In a subsequent improvisational drumming task, groups with high physiological synchrony in the structured task showed more coordination in drumming.... more
How cosmic rays may have shaped life  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Physicists propose that the influence of cosmic rays on early life may explain nature's preference for a uniform 'handedness' among biology's critical molecules. more
Ancient ocean oxygen levels associated with changing atmospheric carbon dioxide  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Why do carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere wax and wane in conjunction with the warm and cold periods of Earth's past? Scientists have been trying to answer... more
Caves tell us that Australia's mountains are still growing  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Research shows Buchan Caves to be about 3.5 million years old and that Victoria's East Gippsland has remained tectonically active for long times, even into the present-day, which is why... more
Galactic cosmic rays now available for study on Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
To better understand and mitigate the health risks faced by astronauts from exposure to space radiation, we ideally need to be able to test the effects of galactic cosmic rays... more
RNA molecules in maternal blood may predict pregnancies at risk for preeclampsia  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have identified small molecules in the blood of asymptomatic pregnant women that may predict risk for preeclampsia, responsible for a significant proportion of... more
Every heart dances to a different tune  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Play the same piece of music to two people, and their hearts can respond very differently. more
Nanobowls serve up chemotherapy drugs to cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
For decades, scientists have explored the use of liposomes -- hollow spheres made of lipid bilayers -- to deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumor cells. But drugs can sometimes leak out of liposomes... more
Rapid screening method targets fatty acids in yeast; Key to sustainable bioproducts  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists engineering valuable microbes for renewable fuels and bioproducts have developed an efficient way to identify the most promising varieties. Researchers have developed a... more
Aggressive carbon taxation could help US meet targets in Paris agreement  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A new study looked at US tax policy as it relates to carbon dioxide (CO2), from 2015 through 2030. The study found only limited short-term opportunities... more
Exercise improves memory, boosts blood flow to brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have collected plenty of evidence linking exercise to brain health, with some research suggesting fitness may even improve memory. But what happens during exercise to trigger these benefits? more
Simple question can lead to remedy for older adults' dizziness and impaired balance  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Does lying down or turning over in bed make you feel dizzy? This simple question effectively identifies whether a person suffers from... more
Supercomputer model simulations reveal cause of Neanderthal extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Climate scientists discover that according to new supercomputer model simulations, only competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens can explain the rapid demise of Neanderthals around 43 to 38 thousand years ago. more
3D-printed system speeds up solar cell testing from hours to minutes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Tests on new designs for next-gen solar cells can now be done in minutes instead of days thanks to a new system. more
Elucidating the mechanism of a light-driven sodium pump  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have succeeded for the first time in recording, in action, a light-driven sodium pump from bacterial cells. The findings promise progress in the development of new methods in neurobiology. more
Team builds hybrid quantum system by entangling molecule with atom  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Physicists have boosted their control of the fundamental properties of molecules at the quantum level by linking or 'entangling' an electrically charged atom and an electrically charged molecule,... more
Oldest connection with Native Americans identified near Lake Baikal in Siberia  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Using human population genetics, ancient pathogen genomics and isotope analysis, a team of researchers assessed the population history of the Lake Baikal region, finding the deepest... more
Should tomatoes go in the fridge?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
There is much debate about the correct storage of tomatoes. Should tomatoes be in the fridge or kept at room temperature? Researchers investigated whether there are differences in the flavor of ripe tomatoes depending on how... more
Spring rains are a surprising source of pollen  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Spring rains washes away some pollen, but not all. Researchers have found tree pollen fragments can remain airborne for hours after a storm. The tiny pollen particles can exacerbate allergies because they... more
Replacing time spent sitting with sleep or light activity may improve your mood  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research found that substituting prolonged sedentary time with sleep was associated with lower stress, better mood and lower body mass index... more
'Bee' thankful for the evolution of pollen  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Over 80% of the world's flowering plants must reproduce in order to produce new flowers. This process involves the transfer of pollen between plants by wind, water or insects called pollinators -- including bumblebees.... more
Attosecond physics: Quantum brakes in molecules  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Physicists have measured the flight times of electrons emitted from a specific atom in a molecule upon excitation with laser light. This has enabled them to measure the influence of the molecule itself on the kinetics... more
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