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July 29, 2016

Vaccination: Zika Infection Is Caused by One Virus Serotype

July 29, 2016 — Vaccination against a single strain of Zika virus should be sufficient to protect against genetically diverse strains of the virus, according to a new ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study. Consuming fish oil instead of lard can make a significant difference, the study ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Ultrathin and transparent oxide thin-film transistors have been developed for an active-matrix backplane of a flexible display by using the inorganic-based laser lift-off ... read more

Green Monkeys Acquired Staphylococcus Aureus from Humans

July 29, 2016 — Many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals. New research suggests that pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals. ... read more

July 29, 2016 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus infections in four people were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. ... read more

Satellite Data Reveal Serious Decline in Georgia Salt Marsh Health

July 29, 2016 — The amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area, warn ... read more

Transit and Training Crucial to Connecting Unemployed With Jobs

July 29, 2016 — The mismatch between unemployed workers and job vacancies is a serious problem in the Twin Cities region and it appears to have worsened since the turn of the millennium, new research indicates. The ... read more

Waste from Test Fracking Wells Safe to Be on Highways, Research Concludes

July 29, 2016 — Researchers studied drilling wastes produced at two research wells near Morgantown and found they are well below federal guidelines for radioactive or hazardous ... read more

Research Pinpoints Most Dangerous HGV Designs

July 29, 2016 — HGVs with high cabs have the most blind spots and pose the greatest risk to vulnerable road users, research has ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A new study has identified 'superstar' varieties of rice that can reduce fertilizer loss and cut down on environmental pollution in the process, report ... read more

Frequent Nut Consumption Associated With Less Inflammation

July 29, 2016 — In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Researchers have identified how inflammation, when precisely controlled, is crucial to bone ... read more

July 29, 2016 — Scientists have untangled a soil metagenome -- all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil -- more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of ... read more

Adolescent Exposure to Drugs, Alcohol Fuels Use in Adulthood

July 29, 2016 — Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s. That's according to the one of the first studies to look at how ... read more

Cognitive Ability Varies, but Prejudice Is Universal

July 29, 2016 — A new study shows both high and low cognitive ability have distinct prejudices against particular ... read more

Molecular Troublemakers Instead of Antibiotics?

July 29, 2016 — They may be slimy, but they are a perfect environment for microorganisms: biofilms. Protected against external influences, here bacteria can grow undisturbed, and trigger diseases. Scientists are ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A variety of heavy elements have been introduced into a high-temperature plasma in the Large Helical Device. By measuring the emission spectrum of the extreme ultraviolet wavelength range, ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A new study by an international team of scientists reveals the exact timing of the onset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and its connection to past climate ... read more

July 29, 2016 — A potential lifesaver lies unrecognized in the human body: Scientists have discovered that Staphylococcus lugdunensis which colonizes in the human nose produces a previously unknown antibiotic. As ... read more

New Cloud-Computing Platform to Further the Analysis of Microbial Genomes

July 29, 2016 — A cloud-based microbial bioinformatics resource has been developed by researchers, which is believed to be the largest of its kind in the ... read more

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