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Jupiter's mass and gravity has collected dozens of moons that we know about. Now another dozen, including a strange “oddball” unlike virtually all the others,...
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7.17.2018
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Just two hours of vigorous yard work in the summer sun without drinking fluids could be enough to blunt concentration, according to a new study.
by Georgia Institute of Technology
7.17.2018
2:46pm
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Nitric oxide gas produced by a type of harmful bacteria lets roundworms know to stay away from it, says a new study.
by eLife
7.17.2018
2:16pm
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A new study provides evidence towards selection in mtDNA due to variations in temperature.
by Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University
7.17.2018
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In a large international study involving almost 900,000 participants, researchers have found new risk genes for hay fever. It is the largest genetic study so...
by University of Copenhagen, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
7.17.2018
1:58pm
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Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study suggests.
by Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
7.17.2018
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In a new study, biologists has discovered that different versions of a single gene have unexpected links between color patterns in pigeons, and vision defects...
by University of Utah
7.17.2018
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A scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases,...
by City of Hope
7.17.2018
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The team discovered the traveling kelp had drifted 20,000km to reach that shore, making it the longest known biological rafting event ever recorded.
by University of New South Wales
7.17.2018
8:37am
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New research on how cannabis use alters eating behavior could lead to treatments for appetite loss in chronic illness, according to experts.
by Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
7.17.2018
8:27am
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Researchers have identified a protein that guards cells against senescence, or aging-related problems, by protecting a particularly vulnerable set of genes.
by American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
7.17.2018
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New research shows that it might soon be possible to engineer plants to develop their own fertilizer. This discovery could have a revolutionary effect on...
by Washington University in St. Louis
7.17.2018
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A fast-tracked treatment for smallpox has been approved, as well of millions of doses for a secured national stockpile, in case of a bioweapons attack.
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7.16.2018
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A team of researchers have created a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models, paving the way for the development of a human vaccine...
by Yale University
7.16.2018
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Scientists have discovered that CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can cause greater genetic damage in cells than was previously thought. These results create safety...
by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
7.16.2018
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Two thousand years ago the Mediterranean Sea was a haven for two species of whale that have since virtually disappeared from the North Atlantic, a new study...
by University of York
7.16.2018
2:40pm
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A new machine learning framework can predict the effects of genetic mutations in the so-called dark matter regions of the human genome.
by Simons Foundation
7.16.2018
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A new study helps set standards for RNA sequencing, improving consistency and laying the foundation to move the field forward.
by Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
7.16.2018
2:17pm
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A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change.
by Ohio State University
7.16.2018
1:51pm
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The legendary remains of Ötzi the Iceman, found in the Alps some 5,300 years after his homicide, have now yielded some of his dietary habits, including the...
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Researchers have shown that wild animals living in areas contaminated by radioactive material have a different community of bacteria within their digestive...
by University of Jyväskylä
7.16.2018
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A new method allows researchers to systematically identify specialized proteins that unpack DNA inside the nucleus of a cell, making the usually dense DNA more...
by Pennsylvania State University
7.16.2018
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Scientists have recently published one of the most detailed maps ever made of structural variations in a cancer cell's genome.
by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
7.16.2018
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There may be more than a quadrillion tons of diamond hidden in the Earth's interior, according to a new study. But the new results are unlikely to set off a...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
7.16.2018
9:37am
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The strength required to access the high calorie content of bone marrow may have played a key role in the evolution of the human hand and explain why primates...
by University of Kent
7.16.2018
9:23am
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A recent study shows that what tips the balance in favor or against is the convergence of motivation, perception and chance. The combination, the researchers...
by Harvard Medical School
7.16.2018
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Scientists have undertaken the largest study of its kind looking at what components of diet such as fat, carbohydrates or protein caused mice to gain weight.
by University of Aberdeen
7.13.2018
3:04pm
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A protein known as DDX3 promoted viral multiplication in cells from a human cell line that were infected with viruses from the arenavirus family, according to...
by PLOS
7.13.2018
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Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150...
by University of Leeds
7.13.2018
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New research has found that short-sleeping fruit fly mutants shared the common defect of sensitivity to acute oxidative stress, and thus that sleep supports...
by PLOS
7.13.2018
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Researchers have now shown that the greatest influences on bacteria concentration are the quantity of mammalian feces in the water, and the numbers of...
by American Society for Microbiology
7.13.2018
2:25pm
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Genetic research has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive incompatibility and thus become separate species.
by Oregon State University
7.13.2018
2:16pm
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A team of researchers have conducted a preliminary study that demonstrates that individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are more susceptible...
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A team investigated what strawberry or tomato varieties contain fewer allergens than others, and to what extent cultivation or preparation methods are involved.
by Technical University of Munich
7.13.2018
10:08am
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The melting of glaciers on one side of the globe can trigger disintegration of glaciers on the other side of the globe, researchers presented in a recent paper.
by Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
7.13.2018
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Drinking heavily results in uncontrolled iron absorption into the body, putting strain on vital organs and increasing the risk of death, according to a new...
by Anglia Ruskin University
7.13.2018
9:42am
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Research reveals that vision and brain circuits perform a regular background scan, making neurons available in case they are needed to focus on a task,...
by Newcastle University
7.13.2018
9:42am
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A study that used brains provided by nuns and priests decades ago may help solve Alzheimer's and other diseases. The study revealed that high blood pressure...
by Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press
7.13.2018
9:30am
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Invasive plants have the ability to adapt to new environments, and even behave like a native species, according to researchers.
by University of Stirling
7.13.2018
9:19am
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Ants are seen as strategic and resourceful, but considerably larger head size in even the toughest of ants does not mean that they have more brain tissue...
7.13.2018
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The biggest and oldest trees in sub-Saharan Africa are now literally collapsing, according to a new paper.
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7.12.2018
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Cell-free protein synthesis has the potential to provide sustainable ways to make medicines. A long-standing gap in cell-free systems is the ability to...
by Cornell University
7.12.2018
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