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Mar. 23, 2017 — Astronomers have directly observed a pair of Milky Way-like galaxies seen when the universe was only eight percent of its current age. These progenitors of today's giant spiral galaxies are ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Scientists report data from a new study providing evidence that random, unpredictable DNA copying 'mistakes' account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause cancer. Their research ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Astronomers have uncovered a supermassive black hole that has been propelled out of the center of the distant galaxy 3C 186. The black hole was most likely ejected by the power of gravitational ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Researchers have described the 3D structure of the genome in the extremely small bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae. They discovered previously unknown arrangements of DNA within this tiny bacteria, ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — A part of the body thought to be disconnected from the immune system actually interacts with it, report investigators, and that discovery helps explain cases of male infertility, certain autoimmune ... read more

When People Prepare for Conflict, Dominant Leaders Take the Stage

Mar. 23, 2017 — One popular theory holds that dominant leaders are supported by those who fear new situations and threats. However, new research shows that support for dominant leaders is not born of fear, but of a ... read more

Strong Interaction Between Herbivores and Plants

Mar. 23, 2017 — Important findings have been revealed on the interaction between nutrient availability and the diversity of consumer species in freshwater environments. A better understanding of this interaction ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Scientists have studied the development of the amphibian and reptile fauna in Western Siberia during the past twelve million years. In their study, they demonstrate that the species diversity of both ... read more

Blood Fatty Acids Reveal Your Child's Diet

Mar. 23, 2017 — Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days, together with visible particles, other particles to us hidden or dark might have formed. Billions of years later ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — The male “androgen” hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes, scientists have ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance well-being. Now, researchers show there are changes in the dopamine ... read more

Immune Study in Chickens Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort

Mar. 23, 2017 — The immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan, new research has found. The findings have important implications in the ... read more

A Tough Coat for Silicon

Mar. 23, 2017 — Supercritical carbon dioxide delivers protective molecules to semiconductor surfaces, report researchers in a new ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Studies of wolf spiders found that courtship displays help preserve genetic isolation between closely related species. Another study found that the species Gladicosa bellamyi used multi-modal ... read more

Largest Survey to Date of Patient and Family Experience at US Children's Hospitals

Mar. 22, 2017 — A survey of more than 17,000 parents of hospitalized children gives mixed responses about the quality of the inpatient experience at 69 US children's ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence. Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, according to ... read more

Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method

Mar. 22, 2017 — A DNA study of endangered greater prairie chickens in Illinois indicates that supplementing the dwindling population with birds from out of state did not improve genetic ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues and organs: how to establish a vascular system that delivers ... read more

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