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Are Yearly Body Exams an Answer to Rising Skin Cancer Rates?

Apr. 29, 2017 — As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist discusses the conflicting recommendations over full body skin ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — A new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide has now been discovered: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — The 2006 Soy Moratorium had a larger effect in reducing deforestation in the Amazon than has been previously understood, outlines a new ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — Studying how and why bridges have collapsed in the past identifies the limitation of current risk assessment approach and demonstrates the value of new perspectives on climate change ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong, a new study shows. The researchers found that men given doses of testosterone performed more poorly on a test designed to ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power by enabling processing of a larger number of inputs, new research ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Conventional wisdom has held that tropical forest growth will dramatically slow with high levels of rainfall. But researchers turned that assumption on its head with an unprecedented review of data ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — By precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Earth's ... read more

Study Examines State of Social, Personality Psychology Research

Apr. 28, 2017 — Two studies have examined the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at ... read more

Rising Costs, Potential Savings for Generic, Topical Steroids

Apr. 28, 2017 — Although most topical steroids prescribed to patients were generic in a new American study, there was a sharp increase in Medicare Part D and out-of-pocket spending for elderly patients taking these ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — A fast, nondestructive optical method for analyzing defects in two-dimensional materials has been developed, with applications in electronics, sensing, early cancer diagnosis and water ... read more

Unravelling the Mystery of DNA Attacks in Cells' Powerhouse Could Pave Way for New Cancer Treatments

Apr. 28, 2017 — A five-year study has found the mechanism responsible for repairing damage to mitochondrial DNA. This discovery could pave the way for new treatments for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, say ... read more

The Ocean Detectives

Apr. 28, 2017 — Three new groups of viruses that attack microorganisms from the archaeal marine group, Euryarchaeota have been discovered by scientists. In all, 26 viruses previously unknown to science were ... read more

Counting the Cuts in Mohs Surgery: A Way to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

Apr. 28, 2017 — In an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — The air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in. But to do so, one needs a reliable way to calculate the concentration of carbon dioxide we produce indoors. ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Using a specialized electron microscope outfitted with a pattern generator, scientists turned an imaging instrument into a lithography tool that could be used to create and study materials with new ... read more

Further Knowledge Required About the Differences Between Milk Proteins

Apr. 28, 2017 — Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — The gelatinous jaw of a sea worm, which becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it, has inspired researchers to develop a new material that can be applied to soft robotics. ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Researchers have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the ... read more

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