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September 29, 2016

Status Drives Men's Reproductive Success Across Non-Industrial World

Sep. 29, 2016 — The reproductive success of men in non-industrialized societies is closely tied to their social status, finds a new ... read more

Ki67 May Help Avoid Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Some Patients

Sep. 29, 2016 — Breast cancer patients over 50 years old could be spared invasive procedures by use of stratification based on tumor size and molecular characteristics, including Ki67. The cell proliferation index ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — Oral administration of nimbolide, over 12 weeks shows reduction of prostate tumor size by up to 70 per cent and decrease in tumor metastasis by up to 50 per cent, report ... read more

Cells Migrate Collectively by Intermittent Bursts of Activity

Sep. 29, 2016 — Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms. Researchers have now discovered that this motion occurs by intermittent bursts of activity. It can ... read more

Milk Intake Is Objectively Not Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk, Study Suggests

Sep. 29, 2016 — A new study has debunked the association between milk and dairy products and increased cardiovascular risk. The work included the computational analysis of the masses of data obtained in relation ... read more

Beauty of Standing out in a Crowd: Attractiveness Judged According to Who We Are With, Research Shows

Sep. 29, 2016 — Judgements of attractiveness vary depending on who is nearby, and how good-looking they are in comparison, research shows. A person will rank higher on a scale of attractiveness when compared ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — Scientists have observed antiferromagnetic correlations in one-dimensional fermionic quantum many-body systems, outlines a new ... read more

Why We Prize Authenticity, but Buy Something Else

Sep. 29, 2016 — Being lauded is not the same as being liked. And marketers should take this into account, suggests a new ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — A study using a new imaging method has revealed that, surprisingly, cocaine accumulates in the eyes of zebrafish. The findings indicate that chemicals – especially psychoactive drugs – need to be ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — A hot and dense mass of complex molecules, cocooning a newborn star, has been discovered astronomers using ALMA. This unique hot molecular core is the first of its kind to have been detected outside ... read more

Childhood Hypertension Associated With Cognitive Issues

Sep. 29, 2016 — Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, has increased significantly in children, paralleling the current childhood obesity epidemic.  Although we know that adult hypertension can ... read more

Nuclear Protein Causes Neuroblastoma to Become More Aggressive

Sep. 28, 2016 — Aggressive forms of neuroblastoma contain a specific protein in their cells' nuclei that is not found in the nuclei of more benign forms of the cancer, and the discovery could lead to new forms ... read more

Platelet Biomechanics Sheds Light on Coronary Disease

Sep. 28, 2016 — The answer to a 20-year-old physiology question may offer clues for the treatment and prevention of thrombosis and its related conditions, as well as heart ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Engineers have developed a 3-D printable ink that produces a synthetic bone implant that rapidly induces bone regeneration and growth. This hyperelastic "bone" material, whose shape can be ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Two years ago, a research team published an article explaining how they had created a material with unique and extremely interesting electronic characteristics. In this 'supercrystal', the ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Researchers have achieved unprecedented transmission capacity and spectral efficiency in an optical communications field trial with a new modulation technique. The breakthrough research could extend ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Over two thirds (68 per cent) of the public would like more rest, according to the world's largest ever survey on the topic. The study also revealed that nearly a third (32 per cent) of ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Can having a few drinks help people with clinical depression feel better? Yes. At least in terms of biochemistry, say ... read more

Empowering Diabetes Patients Through Technology

Sep. 28, 2016 — Researchers have received a five-year, $4 million federal grant to study how mobile technology can assist African American and Hispanic patients in adhering to their diabetes treatment ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — A new study offers a twist on a popular theory for how life on Earth began about four billion years ago. The study questions the "RNA world" hypothesis, a theory for how RNA molecules ... read more

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