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Mar. 24, 2017 — Moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of several, but not all, cardiovascular diseases, finds a large study of UK adults. The finding that moderate drinking is not universally associated ... read more

Neurosurgical Practices Must Evolve and Transform to Adapt to Rapidly Changing Healthcare Industry

Mar. 24, 2017 — Neurosurgeons hoping to successfully navigate the rapidly changing healthcare industry must advance their strategies and adapt new ways of thinking in order to continue to thrive in an evolving ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Astronomers have identified a record breaking brown dwarf (a star too small for nuclear fusion) with the 'purest' composition and the highest mass yet known. The object, known as SDSS ... read more

Evolutionary Advantage of the Common Periwinkle

Mar. 24, 2017 — A special kind of small sulfur-rich proteins, the metallothioneins, have an extraordinarily large capability for binding heavy metals. An international team of scientists has now discovered that the ... read more

Lighting Up Antibiotic Resistance

Mar. 24, 2017 — Carbapenems are among the 'antibiotics of last resort' and can fight infections for which other drugs have long lost their effectiveness. However, even carbapenem-resistant pathogenic ... read more

Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure

Mar. 24, 2017 — Scientists are evaluating the effectiveness of a new nanocoating for dental implants to reduce the risk of ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The molecular causes of diseases such as Parkinson's need to be understood as a first step towards combating them. Chemists recently succeeded in analyzing what happens when selective mutations ... read more

Severe Psoriasis Predominantly Affects Men

Mar. 24, 2017 — The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers to believe that the common skin disease disproportionately affects men. A unique ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Through experimental and computational tests, new research expands on the theory of virus surface hydrophobicity. By being slightly water-repellent, the outer layers of proteins in virus capsids ... read more

Inactive Teens Develop Lazy Bones

Mar. 24, 2017 — Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — A team of scientists has developed a new way to sequence genomes, which can assemble the genome of an organism, entirely from scratch, dramatically cheaper and ... read more

In a Sample of Blood, Researchers Probe for Cancer Clues

Mar. 24, 2017 — One day, patients may be able to monitor their body's response to cancer therapy just by having their blood drawn. A new study has taken an important step in that direction by measuring a panel ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The near-paranoia related to Zika leading up to the 2016 Rio Games could have been avoided by heeding the lessons of previous epidemics, argues a new ... read more

An Algorithm That Knows When You'll Get Bored With Your Favorite Mobile Game

Mar. 24, 2017 — Researchers have developed a new algorithm that predicts when a user will leave a mobile game. This information is useful for game studios so that they can design strategies to maintain the ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient's blood ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — As wolf populations plummeted, the eastern coyote assumed the role of apex predator in forests along the Atlantic Coast. New research, however, shows that the eastern coyote is no match for the wolf. ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — The body's ability to repair DNA damage declines with age, which causes gradual cell demise, overall bodily degeneration and greater susceptibility to cancer. Now, research reveals a critical ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — It is well known that as plants grow, their stems and shoots respond to outside signals like light and gravity. But if plants all have similar stimuli, why are there so many different plant shapes? ... read more

Evidence-Based Diagnostic Model for Mental Illness

Mar. 23, 2017 — Researchers have has developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field's long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — Results from experiments and computational modeling studies that definitively identify the 'active site' of a catalyst commonly used for making methanol from CO2 will guide the design of ... read more

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