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Mar. 27, 2017 — Researchers have analyzed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production of ... read more

Scientists Overcome Inaccessibility of Caves Through Molecular Genetic Approach

Mar. 27, 2017 — An international group of scientists has used a novel highly sensitive method for detection of environmental DNA in groundwater to extend the poorly known range of the rare subterranean amphibian ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — New research on bacteria that cause major problems for those with cystic fibrosis reveals clues as to how it proliferates for so long in the lungs and offers new ideas for treatments to ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — Molecular motors produce the force that powers the beat of sperm cell tails to generate movement toward the egg cell for fertilization. New research now shows how the molecular motors that power the ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms underlying the shoot-to-root stage of nitrogen-demand signaling in plants. The team found that genes encoding CEPD polypeptides are switched on in ... read more

Color Change Test to Help Cancer Research Advance

Mar. 27, 2017 — A simple color changing test to help scientists investigate potential cancer drugs has been developed, allowing research to progress at a much greater speed than has been possible until ... read more

High Burden of Iodine Deficiency Found in Israel’s First National Survey

Mar. 27, 2017 — 62% of school-age children and 85% of pregnant women in Israel have low iodine intakes, according to the country's first national iodine survey. Government funding and legislation, and a ... read more

Can Robots Write Meaningful News?

Mar. 27, 2017 — Robots and computers are replacing people everywhere; doctors, pilots, even journalists. Is this leading to a dystopian society, or could it be something ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — An unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been identified on a 25-kilometre stretch of the Dampier Peninsula coastline dubbed 'Australia's Jurassic Park.' A team of ... read more

Scientists Report Genetic Test to Help Predict Men at Most Risk from Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Mar. 27, 2017 — Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment ... read more

Concern Over High US Prescribing Levels of Common Drug Linked to Dementia

Mar. 27, 2017 — A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder. The drug, oxybutynin, when taken orally, is consistently linked with cognitive ... read more

4 in 10 Men May Not Be Receiving Adequate Prostate Cancer Treatment in England

Mar. 27, 2017 — Almost 4 in 10 men with high-risk or locally advanced prostate cancer (prostate cancer that is likely to or that has already spread beyond the prostate) may be “undertreated” by the failure to ... read more

Does Disturbed Breathing While Asleep Make Some People Urinate More at Night?

Mar. 27, 2017 — A new study has found that reducing obstructive sleep apnea (where patients have difficulty in breathing while asleep -often associated with loud snoring) can reduce the need to get up and pee at ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Star-shaped cells called astrocytes, long considered boring, 'support cells,' are finally coming into their own. To everyone's surprise they even play an important role in the ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — A team of scientists has described the most exceptionally preserved fossil bird discovered to date, in a newly published article. The new specimen from the rich Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota ... read more

A Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health

Mar. 24, 2017 — As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — New research has uncovered that capillaries have the capacity to both sense brain activity and generate an electrical vasodilatory signal to evoke blood flow and direct nutrients to ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Researchers have found that a class of water soluble liquid crystals, called lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals, exhibited unexpected characteristics that could be harnessed for use in sensors and ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Our understanding of the world is mostly built on basic perceptions, such as that events follow each other in a well-defined order. Such definite orders are required in the macroscopic world, for ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Overall, parents believe their teens are safer than other drivers. A new article offers insight into how parents can react when their teen gets ... read more

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