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Oct. 27, 2016 — New research reveals pictograms that will help seniors understand medication instructions, say ... read more

Asthma Study Provides 'Paradigm Shift' in Understanding of Life-Threatening Condition

Oct. 27, 2016 — New research paves way for developing new treatments for asthma. Researchers have described their discovery as a ‘paradigm shift’ in understanding the life-threatening ... read more

Scientists Illuminate Key Molecular Player in Both Morphine Addiction and Rare Disease

Oct. 27, 2016 — In a remarkable “two for one” discovery, scientists have illuminated a key molecular player in the addictive effects of morphine in animal ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — A three-dimensional computer model of the human genome has been created by researchers. The shape of DNA (as well as its sequence) significantly affects biological processes and is therefore crucial ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — A pathway essential to heart formation has now been discovered by scientists. In addition, in the process, they have unveiled a mechanism that may explain how some previously puzzling segments of the ... read more

School Environment Key to Retaining Teachers, Promoting Student Achievement

Oct. 26, 2016 — New research identifies four organizational and administrative factors that can decrease teacher turnover and lift student test scores in ... read more

Integrated Neighborhoods More Common Across the US, Study Finds

Oct. 26, 2016 — New research tracking population shifts over 30 years shows that increasing neighborhood-level diversity is a near-universal trend, outlines a new ... read more

Money Can Buy Happiness but It's Costly to Bank on That Without Measuring Debt

Oct. 26, 2016 — Yes, money can lead to happiness, but how much debt one has should also be considered in the money-happiness equation, according to a new a ... read more

Threatened by Diversity?

Oct. 26, 2016 — In this election year of unprecedented acrimony, one of the most polarizing issues of all is rooted in what's typically considered a national strength: diversity. But as it turns out, not all ... read more

New Evidence That Politics, Not Economics, Drives Inequality

Oct. 26, 2016 — One of the biggest surprises about rising income inequality in the United States may be that economic factors aren't the biggest cause, a new study ... read more

Importance of Universal Sanitation Underestimated in Efforts to Reduce Child Mortality

Oct. 26, 2016 — The value of sanitation at reducing child mortality in many low income countries has been substantially underestimated, according to recent ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Mature fat cells produce a hormone that regulates the differentiation of nearby stem cells in response to glucocorticoid hormones and high-fat diets, researchers have ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — A protein known for guarding against viral infections leads a double life, new research shows, and can interfere with cell growth and the defense against parasites. In a new paper, researchers ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — More than 40 million people worldwide are blind, and many of them reach this condition after many years of slow and progressive retinal degeneration. The development of sophisticated prostheses or ... read more

Iron Supplements in the Fight Against Lead

Oct. 26, 2016 — Lead is a toxic heavy metal that was added to gasoline for use in cars until as recently as 25 years ago. It is particularly harmful to the developing brains of infants, children and teenagers, and ... read more

College Students: Reading the Right Sexual Cues?

Oct. 26, 2016 — Both college men and women focus primarily on a photographed woman's nonverbal emotional cues when making snap decisions about whether she is expressing sexual interest at a particular moment in ... read more

School Principals Shape Students' Values Via School Climate

Oct. 26, 2016 — Over time, students' personal values become more similar to those of their school principal, according to new research. The findings indicate that principals' values are linked with aspects ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Although the universe started out with a bang it quickly evolved to a relatively cool, dark place. After a few hundred thousand years the lights came back on and scientists are still trying to figure ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Grasping a cup or brushing hair or cooking a meal requires feedback that has been lost in amputees and individuals with paralysis -- a sense of touch. Researchers have now used direct stimulation of ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new immunotherapy technique has been developed that nearly eliminates the allergic response to peanut and egg white proteins in food-allergic mice, reducing the anaphylactic response by up to 90 ... read more

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