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The administration of President Donald Trump is reining in federal agencies, their message – and some science funding. The new directives from various federal...
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1.24.2017
3:06pm
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Promising, early studies of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Alzheimer's have paved a path for future clinical trials, but there are unique ethical...
by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
1.24.2017
2:59pm
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For decades, scientists have tried to halt cancer by blocking nutrients from reaching tumor cells, in essence starving tumor cells of the fuel needed to grow...
by Washington University School of Medicine
1.24.2017
2:33pm
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There's plenty of geographical evidence that rivers periodically flowed across the planet's surface. Yet in the time period when these waters are supposed to...
by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
1.24.2017
2:27pm
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A team of scientists has genetically sequenced two species of poisonous mushrooms, discovering that they can theoretically produce billions of compounds...
by Michigan State University
1.24.2017
2:17pm
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They started with striped bass. Over a two-year period, researchers went through about 50 bass, puncturing or fracturing hundreds of fish scales under the...
by McGill University
1.24.2017
9:45am
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Brain cells recruit glucose to fuel the transmission of electrical signals that enable people to think, breathe and walk. The findings suggest that the brain...
by Cornell University
1.24.2017
9:33am
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A team of researchers has demonstrated, for the first time, that it is possible to produce proper human skin using a new 3-D printing technology.
by Carlos III University of Madrid
1.24.2017
9:26am
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Researchers found that when people, in this case Major League Baseball players, travel in a way that misaligns their internal 24-hour clock with the natural...
by Northwestern University
1.24.2017
8:51am
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Non-indigenous species are harming indigenous species and habitats in the Mediterranean Sea, impairing potentially exploitable marine resources and raising...
by American Friends of Tel Aviv University
1.24.2017
8:29am
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Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new...
by University of Arizona
1.24.2017
8:19am
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As the Trump Administration continues to reshuffle the cards in Washington, D.C., the CDC has a new acting director. Anne Schuchat, who has a long history of...
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1.23.2017
3:31pm
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Researchers have discovered that the protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate...
by Tulane University
1.23.2017
2:59pm
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The new species, Siamogale melilutra, lived 6.24 million years ago in in the Yunnan Province in China. It weighed approximately 110 lbs and was roughly the...
by Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1.23.2017
2:53pm
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The taste of wine arises from a symphony of compounds that are assembled as yeast ferment the must from grapes. But much of what happens in this process...
by American Society for Microbiology
1.23.2017
2:46pm
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Utilizing the most rigorous testing methods to date, researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.
by North Carolina State University
1.23.2017
2:29pm
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A steady stream of nicotine normalizes genetically-induced impairments in brain activity associated with schizophrenia, according to new research. The finding...
by University of Colorado at Boulder
1.23.2017
2:25pm
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Researchers discovered that infants with eczema were three times more likely to develop tooth decay at 2 and 3 years of age.
by National University of Singapore
1.23.2017
2:19pm
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The death rate for cervical cancer had been pushed down over decades through a combination of screening, awareness and modern medical vigilance against its...
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1.23.2017
10:07am
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Children with autism may benefit from fecal transplants – a method of introducing donated healthy microbes into people with gastrointestinal disease to...
by Ohio State University
1.23.2017
9:39am
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As the American population gets older and fatter, the crash-test dummies used to test the cars people drive are changing, too.
by University of Michigan Health System
1.23.2017
9:34am
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The first molecular study of an organism able to survive intracellular freezing (freezing within its cells) is published this week. The paper represents a...
by British Antarctic Survey
1.23.2017
9:24am
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Many infectious diseases are one and done; people get sick once and then they are protected from another bout of the same illness. For some of these infections...
by Washington University in St. Louis
1.23.2017
9:11am
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: A chemist was walking down the...
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1.23.2017
8:29am
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New evidence involving the ancient poop of some of the huge and astonishing creatures that once roamed Australia indicates the primary cause of their...
by University of Colorado at Boulder
1.20.2017
2:27pm
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Scientists have identified a 'molecular barcode' in the blood of patients with Ebola virus disease that can predict whether they are likely to survive or die...
by University of Liverpool
1.20.2017
1:53pm
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For the first time, viruses have been found communicating with one another. This communication – short “posts” left for kin and descendants – helps the viruses...
by Weizmann Institute of Science
1.20.2017
1:38pm
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A new technique will help biologists tinker with genes, whether the goal is to turn cells into tiny factories churning out medicines, modify crops to grow with...
by Washington University in St. Louis
1.20.2017
1:32pm
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Most people who have tried durian either love it or hate it. The fruit’s yellowish flesh is sweet and custard-like, but it comes with an overpowering stench of...
by American Chemical Society
1.20.2017
1:25pm
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The adage “move it or lose it” holds true – even down to your DNA, says a new study. Sedentary living means shorter telomeres at the ends of chromosomes – and...
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1.20.2017
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