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A new advanced genetics study has shown that a virulent strain of tuberculosis has adapted to transmit among young adults in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
5.22.2018
3:37pm
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A week after internal EPA emails surfaced that showed an agency concerned about a “public relations nightmare,” which consequently delayed the release of a...
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5.22.2018
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After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world's most biodiverse protected area, explorers have concluded their epic quest of completing a massive...
by Wildlife Conservation Society
5.22.2018
3:17pm
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Researchers have identified a new inherited neurodevelopmental disease that causes slow growth, seizures and learning difficulties in humans.
by eLife
5.22.2018
3:08pm
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Giving pigs the ability to digest more nutrients in their grains could help reduce the pork industry's environmental impact, says new research.
by eLife
5.22.2018
3:00pm
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New research that examined the impact of exposure to lead (in the air and topsoil) on fertility has found that exposure matters for both women and men. It is...
by Carnegie Mellon University
5.22.2018
2:53pm
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Most of what we know about deadly bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, was obtained from studies done in laboratory settings. New research shows that...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
5.22.2018
10:26am
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New research shows how some harmful microbes turn to chemical warfare to ward off threats to contend not just with a farmer's chemical attacks, but also with...
by Eric Hamilton, University of Wisconsin-Madison
5.22.2018
10:17am
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Today, the limits of innovation have been pushed far beyond what anyone could have predicted when the R&D 100 Awards first began 55 years ago.
by R&D Staff
5.22.2018
10:13am
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A rare genetic disorder in which people are suddenly overcome with profound muscle weakness is caused by a hole in a membrane protein that allows sodium ions...
by University of Washington Health Sciences
5.22.2018
10:11am
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The most comprehensive analysis of Earth's largest animal group, the euarthropods, shows they evolved gradually, challenging major theories of early animal...
by University of Oxford
5.22.2018
9:54am
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When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don't amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. But we really know how to throw what...
by Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press
5.22.2018
9:40am
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DNA of ancient peoples in Southeast Asia shows that most of the region was colonized in three separate waves of settlement, beginning tens of thousands of...
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5.21.2018
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A team of epidemiologists have found that higher local temperatures and population densities correlate with a higher degree of antibiotic resistance in common...
by Children's Hospital Boston
5.21.2018
3:22pm
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Following the 2014 to 2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers established a committee to assess the clinical trials conducted in Guinea, Sierra Leone...
by Carnegie Mellon University
5.21.2018
3:12pm
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A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children.
by University of Bristol
5.21.2018
3:04pm
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The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new...
by University of Michigan
5.21.2018
2:52pm
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A recent study has identified 133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing glaucoma, the world's leading cause of incurable blindness.
by King's College London
5.21.2018
2:41pm
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Participating in exercise four to five days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research. These findings could be an important...
by The Physiological Society
5.21.2018
2:25pm
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Due to global trade and tourism, mosquitoes - transmitters of dangerous infectious diseases - have spread to almost every part of the world. Scientists have...
by Goethe University Frankfurt
5.21.2018
10:50am
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A new study has discovered the first known permanent immigrant to our solar system. The asteroid, currently nestling in Jupiter's orbit, is the first known...
by Royal Astronomical Society
5.21.2018
10:33am
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The apocalyptic impact at Chicxulub on the Yucatan, which remade the Earth utterly about 66 million years ago, has left traces across the globe. It was so long...
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5.21.2018
10:20am
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The hotter our body temperature, the more our bodies speed up a key defense system that fights against tumors, wounds or infections, new research has found.
by University of Warwick
5.21.2018
10:11am
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New research has shown that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be...
by University of Exeter
5.21.2018
9:49am
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Exploring the genome of an animal that’s been extinct for 65 million years has its challenges; studying that animal’s living relatives might be the next best...
by Iowa State University
5.21.2018
9:37am
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In the battle between plants and pathogens, molecules called small RNAs are coveted weapons used by both invaders and defenders.
by University of California, Riverside
5.21.2018
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The national food poisoning outbreak which affected hundreds across a majority of states is now at an end.
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5.18.2018
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A team of researchers have taken a closer look at the effect of mosquito saliva alone and found that it can trigger an unexpected variety of immune responses...
by Baylor College of Medicine
5.18.2018
3:04pm
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An international team of astronomers is releasing the most comprehensive, high-resolution ultraviolet-light survey of nearby star-forming galaxies.
by ESA/Hubble Information Center
5.18.2018
2:55pm
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Due to a change in federal energy regulations, some scientists say your trusty, older plug-in clock may be losing or gaining a few ticks over time.
by Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press
5.18.2018
2:40pm
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A team of researchers found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria transmission, are linked to...
by University of California, Riverside
5.18.2018
2:30pm
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The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.
by The Associated Press
5.18.2018
2:20pm
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To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large...
by North Carolina State University
5.18.2018
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Metrohm’s new handheld Raman material identification system, the Mira DS, safely identifies illicit substances and explosives without the need for direct...
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5.18.2018
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Jim Bridenstine, a former congressman and fighter pilot, has been the head of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency for about one month. There may have...
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5.18.2018
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Researchers have made a surprise discovery that could rewrite our understanding of the role programmed cell death plays in embryonic development and congenital...
by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
5.18.2018
10:24am
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A third of treated recreational waterborne disease outbreaks during 2000 through 2014 occurred in hotel pools or hot tubs, according to a report.
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
5.18.2018
10:16am
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A southern white rhino has become pregnant through artificial insemination, giving hope for efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world’s most...
by Julie Watson, The Associated Press
5.18.2018
10:03am
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A damaging bacteria with an uncanny ability to pass itself from insect mothers to eggs meets its genomic match in a tiny variety of parasitic wasp, researchers...
by Vanderbilt University
5.18.2018
9:55am
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Researchers conducted a new study in mice that brings much needed insight into the process of how exactly the brain achieves selecting and stringing together a...
by Harvard Medical School
5.18.2018
9:47am
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A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe...
by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
5.18.2018
9:36am
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The Araucaria forests of the southernmost parts of South America have been integral parts of the landscape since the advent of recorded history. These “monkey...
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5.17.2018
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In their quest to systematically study proteins that transport chemicals across cellular membranes, researchers characterized the critical role for transporter...
by CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
5.17.2018
2:48pm
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To fill a huge knowledge gap and develop the scientific, economic, social and environmental potential of Earth’s eukaryotic biodiversity, an international...
by Agência FAPESP
5.17.2018
2:36pm