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October 26, 2016

Early Supplementation May Help Offset Early-Life Stress on the Adult Brain

Oct. 26, 2016 — Early-life stress has been shown to impair learning and memory in later life, but new research suggests that improved nutrition may help offset the negative effects of this stress. Specifically, ... read more

Mulberry Extract Activates Brown Fat, Shows Promise as Obesity Treatment

Oct. 26, 2016 — Good news for those who want to activate their brown fat (or BAT, brown adipose tissue) without having to be cold: New research suggests that a natural compound in mulberries, called ... read more

Skin Patch to Treat Peanut Allergy Shows Benefit in Children

Oct. 26, 2016 — A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy, with greater benefits for younger children, ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — New research sheds light on what might be going wrong in the regulation of genes that govern the brain’s connectivity. The study's intention is to identify new clues to improve treatments for ... read more

Antibodies from Ebola Survivors Neutralize Virus, Protect Against Infection in Lab

Oct. 26, 2016 — Antibodies generated from the blood of survivors of Ebola virus disease can strongly neutralize the Ebola virus in the laboratory and protect mice from a lethal viral challenge, report ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — The main fault at the foot of the Himalayan mountains can likely generate destructive, major earthquakes along its entire 2,400-kilometer (1,500-mile) length, a new study finds. Combining historical ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — The idea of eating bugs has created a buzz lately in both foodie and international development circles as a more sustainable alternative to consuming meat and fish. Now a report examines how the ... read more

Finding Patterns in Corrupted Data

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new model-fitting technique is efficient even for data sets with hundreds of variables, say ... read more

Neuro Chip Records Brain Cell Activity

Oct. 26, 2016 — Brain functions are controlled by millions of brain cells. However, in order to understand how the brain controls functions, such as simple reflexes or learning and memory, we must be able to record ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Areas of the Arctic play a larger role than previously thought in the global nitrogen cycle—the process responsible for keeping a critical element necessary for life flowing between the atmosphere, ... read more

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

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