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Somehow, in the search to understand why women’s scientific careers often fail to thrive, the role of high-impact journals has received little scrutiny.
by ​Ione Fine, University of Washington and Alicia Shen, University of Washington
5.25.2018
2:55pm
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While single methods have their own unique challenges, combining and supplementing with complementary approaches can ensure a more complete analysis.
by Michael Menz, Frank Steiner and Ian Acworth, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
5.25.2018
2:45pm
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The ability to collect and analyze more data is essential to breakthrough discoveries, but it doesn’t come without challenges.
by Mark Pastor, Director, Product and Solution Marketing, Quantum
5.25.2018
2:33pm
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Prehistoric people of the Mississippi Delta may have abandoned a large ceremonial site due to environmental stress, according to a new paper.
by Vanderbilt University
5.25.2018
10:13am
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Certain types of bacteria and viruses are readily ejected into the atmosphere when waves break while others less likely to be transported into the air,...
by University of California, San Diego
5.25.2018
10:08am
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Scientists have developed a capsule that can be swallowed, and is packed with tiny electronics and millions of genetically engineered living cells that might...
by Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
5.25.2018
9:58am
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Although using bright flashy colors as camouflage may seem counter-intuitive, researchers found that intense iridescence obstructs the bumblebee's ability to...
by University of Bristol
5.25.2018
9:48am
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Researchers found seafood consumption improved sexual activity frequency and reduced time to conception.
by The Endocrine Society
5.25.2018
9:38am
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A new method of DNA analysis to help monitor the diversity of U.K. waters, which could help conserve endangered species, has been pioneered by scientists.
by University of East Anglia
5.25.2018
9:32am
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A Martian meteor found in northwestern Africa that is more than four billion years old came from Mars, and bears the traces of the tumultuous creation of the...
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5.24.2018
3:12pm
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Streams and rivers could pump carbon dioxide into the air at increasing rates if they continue to warm, potentially compounding the effects of global warming,...
by Oregon State University
5.24.2018
2:55pm
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Researchers have developed a quick and robust blood test that can detect liver damage before symptoms appear, offering what they hope is a significant advance...
by University of Massachusetts at Amherst
5.24.2018
2:48pm
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A new study presents some of the best long-term data showing how the decline of a single tree species, the eastern hemlock, leads to the disappearance of birds...
by American Ornithological Society Publications Officer
5.24.2018
2:37pm
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Understanding the evolution of a 400 million-year-old anti-viral protein that first emerged in marine life is helping researchers get the upper-hand on human...
by University of Western Ontario
5.24.2018
2:29pm
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A new study has identified several key factors in postmenopausal women that are associated with height loss, a common occurrence in this age group that is...
by University of Buffalo
5.24.2018
2:21pm
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The U.S. death rate rose last year, and 2017 likely will mark the third straight year of decline in American life expectancy, according to preliminary data.
by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
5.24.2018
2:11pm
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Known to devastate human health, the malaria parasite genus, Plasmodium, consists of five malaria parasite species identified to infect humans, and may have an...
5.24.2018
10:24am
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Traditional theories held that lungs became inflamed and weakened through the smoke damage, decreasing oxygen and therefore limiting the capacity for activity...
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5.24.2018
10:20am
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A collaborative study now pinpoints a location where an entire million years of undisturbed ice might be preserved intact.
by University of Washington
5.24.2018
10:14am
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Muscles once thought 'uniquely human' have been discovered in several ape species, challenging long-held theories on the origin and evolution of human soft...
by Frontiers
5.24.2018
10:05am
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Geneticists sequenced the Coffea arabica genome and released it to the public for the first time. Coffea arabica is a species responsible for 70 percent of...
by University of California, Davis
5.24.2018
9:57am
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People looking to manage their weight with strength-training and protein supplements should consume their supplements during a meal, according to a research...
by Purdue University
5.24.2018
9:41am
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Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice, according to an international research team that analyzed rice samples...
by University of Tokyo
5.24.2018
9:31am
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It’s known that men benefit from whey protein supplements and exercise, and for what is believed to be the first time, the same can be said for women,...
by Purdue University
5.23.2018
3:33pm
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Researchers turned to computer simulations to understand how human brains evolved to be so big.
by Malcom Ritter, The Associated Press
5.23.2018
3:26pm
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A staggering 29 calls per day are made to Poison Control Centers for children exposed to ADHD medications, according to new research.
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5.23.2018
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A team of astronomers have performed one of the highest resolution observations in astronomical history, by observing two intense regions of radiation, 20...
by Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics
5.23.2018
3:14pm
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A new study has discovered why exposure to pesticides increases some people's risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
by University of Guelph
5.23.2018
3:00pm
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A team of researchers have succeeded in experimentally demonstrating that genetic diversity makes populations more resistant to disease.
by Forschungsverbund Berlin
5.23.2018
2:52pm
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The large and small, beautiful and bizarre are among the newly discovered animals, plants and microbes announced in the "Top 10 New Species for 2018."
by Suny College of Environmental Science and Forestry
5.23.2018
2:43pm
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Industrial QA/QC technicians, instructors and university researchers seeking robust UV-Visible spectrophotometers that are accessible, automated and network-...
by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
5.23.2018
11:01am
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Study finds reduced tumor size, improved immune response and inflammation resolution compared to mice that didn't stretch.
by Brigham and Women's Hospital
5.23.2018
10:39am
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In a recent study, researchers found that the process that affects gene expression of differentiating muscle cells in space also affects cells in the presence...
by Hiroshima University
5.23.2018
10:31am
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The blood of schizophrenia patients features genetic material from more types of microorganisms than that of people without the debilitating mental illness,...
by Oregon State University
5.23.2018
10:21am
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For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland’s Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. Now, a scientist is leading an...
by Nick Perry, The Associated Press
5.23.2018
10:15am
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Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body's large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives...
by Frontiers
5.23.2018
10:03am
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More alcoholics with severe hepatitis are getting liver transplants than ever before, according to a new study that will be presented at a forthcoming...
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5.23.2018
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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
3:33pm
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Scientists have created a new way of speeding up the genome evolution of baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast we use for bread and beer...
by University of Manchester
5.22.2018
3:26pm
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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