David Cook and a team from the Univ. of Washington School of Medicine found that just one mild...
Graham Colditz and a team from the Washington Univ. School of Medicine in St. Louis found that...
Dean Falk and a team from Florida State Univ. found that the left and right hemispheres of Albert Einstein's brain were unusually well connected to each other and may have contributed to his brilliance.
Using the ALMA telescope, Chunhua Qi and his team took the first-ever image of a snow line in an infant solar system.
David Freidel from Washington Univ. in St. Louis led a team that discovered an intricately carved stone monument with hieroglyphic text detailing the exploits of a little-known sixth-century Maya princess.
Juan Sanchez-Ramos and colleagues from the Univ. of South Florida found that low doses of a psychedelic drug found in mushrooms erased conditioned fear in mice and may be a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Emily Brodsky and a team from UC Santa Cruz found that the production of geothermal power can cause earthquakes.
Jorge Galan and a team from Yale Univ. School of Medicine discovered the cause of one of the oldest recognized human diseases, typhoid fever.
Frédéric Pont and a team from the Univ. of Exeter used the Hubble Space Telescope to deduce the actual color of a planet orbiting another star 63 light-years away. It’s blue.
Yihai Cao and a team from the Karolinska Institutet found that more people die from heart-disease in the winter because of the accelerated growth of atherosclerotic plaque in the blood vessels caused by the activation of brown fat by the cold.
Dwayne Heard and a team from the Univ. of Leeds found that an “impossible” reaction at cold temperatures actually occurs with vigor, which could change our understanding of how alcohols are formed and destroyed in space.
Patrick McGovern and a team from the Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology found that French winemaking began 2,500 years ago.
Miriam Rafailovich and a team from Stony Brook Univ. created a nanotech web that stops and traps bed bugs.
Matthew Pasek and a team from the Univ. of South Florida found that reactive phosphorous— an essential component to creating life— came to Earth on meteorites.
Raza Naqvi, from the Univ. of Toronto, a team found no evidence that drugs, herbal products or vitamin supplements help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults.
David McGee, from MIT, worked with a team that found that the Sahara was green 5,000 years ago.
Elizabeth Townsend, from Columbia Univ., and a team found that purified components of ginger may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily.
Richard Weller, from Univ. of Edinburgh, and a team found that sunlight can be beneficial to health and exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Yaroslav Urzhumov, from Duke Univ., and a team used a 3D printer to make an invisibility cloak.
Inga Kadisha, from the Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, and a team found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
Tobias Hoch, from the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, and a team studied hedonic hyperphagia— eating for pleasure not hunger— and found that people really can’t eat just one potato chip.
Robert Scholten, from Univ. of Melbourne, and a team made a discovery that is an important step toward making ultrafast high-resolution electron imaging a reality.
Amal Kaddoumi, from The Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe, and a team found that consumption of extra virgin olive oil reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease as a component of the oil helps shuttle abnormal proteins out of the brain.
Laura Sherman, from the Univ. of Michigan, and a team found that a common test overestimates mercury exposure from dental fillings.
Gareth Morgan, of the Smithsonian Institution, and a team found that the face of Mars is dotted with a maze of channels, pointing to possible ancient megaflood episodes.
Joshua Pearce, of Michigan Technological Univ., and a team use milk jugs as material for 3D printing.
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