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Oct. 26, 2016 — A new soap molecule has been invented by scientists. The molecule is made from renewable sources that could dramatically reduce the number of chemicals in cleaning products and their impact on the ... read more

Using Stem Cells to Boost Immunity Against Candida Albicans Infections

Oct. 26, 2016 — A biological mechanism has been revealed by researchers that generates cells that are better equipped to fight off serious infections caused by the Candida albicans ... read more

First-Time Reconstruction of Infectious Bat Influenza Viruses

Oct. 26, 2016 — All known Influenza A viruses originate from aquatic birds that serve as virus reservoirs in nature. Avian viruses can cause severe disease and may lead to devastating pandemics when introduced into ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Matters of the heart can be puzzling and mysterious -- so too with unusual astronomical objects called heartbeat ... read more

New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

Oct. 25, 2016 — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may be linked to the build up of carbon dioxide and existing inner ear damage according to a new study. Experts say the finding could help researchers understand ... read more

Researchers Use CRISPR to Accelerate Search for HIV Cure

Oct. 25, 2016 — A newly developed gene-editing system has been used to find gene mutations that make human immune cells resistant to HIV ... read more

Scientists Root for More Cassava Research to Help Meet Greater Demand for Food

Oct. 25, 2016 — Global food demand is expected to grow by 110 per cent over the next 30 to 35 years, and for many of the poorest people on the planet, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, cassava is the most ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus 30 years ago, but researchers are still making discoveries from the data it gathered then. A new study led by University of Idaho researchers suggests ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Researchers have, for the first time, recorded how cells of the epidermis behave during the regrowth of adult limbs after amputation. The scientists carried out continuous live imaging of a ... read more

Towards Better Metallic Glasses

Oct. 25, 2016 — Researchers have used state-of-the-art computer simulation to test a theory from the 1950s that when atoms organize themselves into 3D pentagons they supress crystallisation. The theory has been a ... read more

Structure of Key DNA Replication Protein Solved

Oct. 25, 2016 — A research team has solved the three-dimensional structure of a key protein that helps damaged cellular DNA repair itself. Investigators say that knowing the chemical structure of the protein will ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck power even when they are turned off. But now ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — 5-?m-diameter needle-electrodes on 1 mm × 1 mm block modules have now been developed by researchers. This tiny needle may help solve the mysteries of the brain and facilitate the development of a ... read more

Study Reveals Which Genes Are Critical to a Plant's Response to Drought

Oct. 25, 2016 — Because plants cannot relocate when resources become scarce, they need to efficiently regulate their growth by responding to environmental cues. Drought is the most important cause of reduced plant ... read more

Teenagers Influenced by Video Games With Alcohol, Smoking Content

Oct. 25, 2016 — Images and references to alcohol and tobacco in popular video games may be influencing UK teens who play the games and the age restriction system is not working, according to a new ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Why do social beings sometimes put their own common sense aside to follow the lead of others, even though by doing so they could be brought to death's door? Research on carpenter ants is the ... read more

Adolescents Do Not 'Get the Gist' When It Comes to Making Risky Decisions Online

Oct. 25, 2016 — Adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved, according to new ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Curtailing sleep alters the abundance of bacterial gut species that have previously been linked to compromised human metabolic health, results from a new clinical study ... read more

Can a Brain-Computer Interface Convert Your Thoughts to Text?

Oct. 25, 2016 — Ever wonder what it would be like if a device could decode your thoughts into actual speech or written words? While this might enhance the capabilities of already existing speech interfaces with ... read more

How Often Do Quantum Systems Violate the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

Oct. 25, 2016 — The likelihood of seeing quantum systems violating the second law of thermodynamics has been calculated by scientists. The team determined a more precise version of a basic law of physics - which ... read more

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