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Effective Protection for Non-Smokers Could Prevent 30% of All Cancer Deaths

May 24, 2016 — Every year, lung cancer causes around 1.6 million deaths worldwide. 70% of all lung cancer patients throughout the world are smokers or ex-smokers and, in Central Europe, this figure is higher than ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists are proposing a new method for creating extremely strong spin currents. They are essential for spintronics, a technology that could replace today's ... read more

Zika Conspiracy Theories on Social Media Putting Vulnerable People at Risk

May 24, 2016 — Conspiracy theories and pseudoscientific claims refuting the facts around Zika virus vaccines could be putting vulnerable people at risk, according to a new study. By analyzing social media in real ... read more

Do DNA Repairs Full of Mistakes Develop Into Cancer?

May 24, 2016 — If DNA damage response (DDR) does not work when DNA is damaged by radiation, proteins which should be removed remain instead, and a loss of genetic information can be incited, which, when repaired ... read more

May 24, 2016 — A group of researchers has developed a method of the consecutive formation of bonds of two butadiene, alkyl groups, and benzene rings by using a cheap nickel catalyst. Using this technique, it has ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists have conducted the world's most comprehensive analysis of coral genes, focusing on how their evolution has allowed corals to interact with and adapt to the ... read more

Cell Labelling Via Photobleaching: Precious Ally for Scientific Research

May 24, 2016 — A multidisciplinary team of researchers gives birth to a unique method that enables instant, specific labeling of individual cells, Cell Labelling via Photobleaching (CLaP). This method will become a ... read more

May 24, 2016 — A family of compounds known as perovskites, which can be made into thin films with many promising electronic and optical properties, has been a hot research topic in recent years. But although these ... read more

Discovering How Well Wearable Mosquito Repellent Devices Work

May 24, 2016 — Researchers are testing the efficacy of commercially available wearable mosquito repellent ... read more

Middle School Intervention Program Leads to Long-Term BMI Reduction for Obese Students

May 23, 2016 — A five-week obesity prevention program for seventh grade students in Southern California helped obese students lose weight over a long-term period. The average reduction in body mass index (BMI) ... read more

New Disease Gene Will Lead to Better Screening for Pediatric Heart Disease

May 23, 2016 — Cardiomyopathy, or a deterioration of the ability of the heart muscle to contract, generally leads to progressive heart failure. It is frequently inherited, and, because approximately 40 percent of ... read more

Higher Fluctuations in Blood Pressure Linked to Brain Function Decline

May 23, 2016 — Fluctuations in blood pressure readings over a five-year period resulted in faster declines in brain and cognitive function among older adults. Controlling this blood pressure instability may be a ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Scientists have detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy ever, using the W. M. Keck Observatory on the summit on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The team detected the galaxy as it was 13 ... read more

E-Cigarette Marketing Linked to Teen E-Cigarette Use

May 23, 2016 — Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to ... read more

How Our Emotions Affect Store Prices

May 23, 2016 — Stores should take shoppers' emotions into account when setting prices, and a new article outlines why. Indeed, some retailers could have profits 7 to 10 percent higher if they pursued different ... read more

Chloride 'Switch' Turns on Membrane Formation

May 23, 2016 — Chloride plays a key role in the formation of the basement membrane, a suprastructure on the outside of cells that undergirds and guides the function of most of the tissues of the body. In ... read more

May 23, 2016 — New acoustic device research reveals that even a healthy knee makes cringe-worthy sounds. But the audio can be turned into graphs, and researchers hope they will some day become medically ... read more

Making Virus Sensors Cheap and Simple: New Method Detects Single Viruses in Urine

May 23, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new method to rapidly detect a single virus in urine. While the technique presently works on just one virus, scientists say it could be adapted to detect a range of ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Synthetic proteins based on those found in a variety of squid species' ring teeth may lead the way to self-healing polymers carefully constructed for specific toughness and stretchability that ... read more

When It Comes to Replicating Studies, Context Matters, an Analysis of Reproducibility Project Work Finds

May 23, 2016 — Contextual factors, such as the race of participants in an experiment or the geography of where the experiment was run, can reduce the likelihood of replicating psychological studies, a team of ... read more

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