Latest News
April 26, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 4:25am EDT

More Latest News
April 26, 2015

Apr. 20, 2015 — In school, it was a good old fashioned "shush" that reminded us to keep our voices down. Now an American hospital has taken this a step further by installing a visual reminder to promote a ... read more

Seeking New Targets for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Apr. 19, 2015 — Identifying molecular changes that occur in tissue after chemotherapy could be crucial in advancing treatments for ovarian cancer, according to research from Magee-Womens Research Institute and ... read more

Housework Keeps Older Adults More Physically, Emotionally Fit, Researcher Finds

Apr. 16, 2015 — Older adults who keep a clean and orderly home -- because of the exercise it takes to get the job done -- tend to feel emotionally and physically better after tackling house chores, according to new ... read more

Blending Realities to Create a Truly Global Workforce

Apr. 16, 2015 — The globalization of business already means many companies have their workforce scattered across the world. But what if engineers in different countries want to work together to solve a problem on ... read more

Light, Sound, Temperature: Absence of Consistent Standards Found in Children's Hospital Environments

Apr. 15, 2015 — The sound, light and temperature levels in pediatric hospital wards often vary, highlighting the lack of consistent environmental standards across Europe, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 9, 2015 — Scientists discovered that for palladium-nickel catalysts, certain surface characteristics, measured at the atomic level, sped the creation of carbon dioxide from carbon ... read more

Apr. 9, 2015 — The dispersant used to remediate the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to cold-water corals at lower concentrations than the spilled oil, according to a new study ... read more

Worms, Germs Lead to Better Immune Function

Apr. 8, 2015 — Researches hypothesize that enhancing biodiversity in laboratory rats, including treating the rats with worms, would suppress their immune systems. Because worms have been shown to subdue ... read more

Apr. 8, 2015 — When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation. A study of more than 13,000 twins from six countries found that 40 to 50 percent of the ... read more

Apr. 8, 2015 — New research involved the study of traditional cave houses of “bajo Tajuña” from an historical and environmental point of view by assessing bioclimatic mechanisms to show its energy efficiency ... read more

Apr. 7, 2015 — Researchers have unveiled new technology enabling drones to recover stable flight from any position and land autonomously in failure situations. It will even be possible to launch drones by simply ... read more

Common Cancers Highjack Powerhouses of Cells

Apr. 6, 2015 — In a breakthrough in the understanding of how cancer does its deadly work, researchers have shown that many cancers -- including nearly all pancreatic cancers -- enslave and deform mitochondria, the ... read more

Apr. 1, 2015 — Researchers have analyze the microbial community in volcanically active soils. In a mofette close to the Czech river Plesná in north-western Bohemia, the team found numerous organisms that were ... read more

What Makes a Child Feel Unsafe in Their Neighborhood?

Mar. 31, 2015 — Differences in the way children and adults perceive the world extend to their sense of safety in their social and physical environments and this in turn can impact their health, say researchers. ... read more

More Schools, More Challenging Assignments Add Up to Higher IQ Scores

Mar. 24, 2015 — More schooling -- and the more mentally challenging problems tackled in those schools -- may be the best explanation for the dramatic rise in IQ scores during the past century, often referred to as ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — Many strange creatures live in the deep sea, but few are odder than archaea, primitive single-celled bacteria-like microorganisms. Archaea go to great lengths -- eating methane or breathing sulfur or ... read more

Mar. 22, 2015 — Chlorine, a disinfectant used in most wastewater treatment plants, may be failing to eliminate pharmaceuticals from wastes. As a result, trace levels get discharged from the treatment plants into ... read more

Mar. 19, 2015 — Sifting through the center of the Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have made the first direct observations -- using an infrared telescope aboard a modified Boeing 747 -- of cosmic building-block dust ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — The link between taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS, and colorectal cancer prevention is well established, but the mechanisms behind the protective effect have not been ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — A key step in understanding the genetic mechanism of plants' environmental adaptability has been made. Although our different cells and organs have exactly the same set of genes, the ability of ... read more

Monday, April 20, 2015
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Monday, March 9, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Monday, March 2, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
Friday, January 9, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Monday, January 5, 2015
Monday, December 29, 2014
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Monday, December 15, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014