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October 25, 2016

Halloween Candy Deconstructed: Ingredients of a Few Popular Halloween Candies

Oct. 25, 2016 — It Halloween time. The costumes, the candy, the candy, the candy, and lots of it. Maybe it’s time to forget the calories for a movement and take a look at the ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Sneaky parasitic weeds may be able to steal genes from the plants they are attacking and then use those genes against the host plant, according to a team of ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — For the first time scientists can see how the shells of tiny marine organisms grow atom-by-atom, a new study reports. The advance provides new insights into the mechanisms of biomineralization and ... read more

New Guidelines Published for Discontinuing Mechanical Ventilation in ICU

Oct. 24, 2016 — New guidelines for discontinuing mechanical ventilation in critically ill adults have been published by researchers. The goal of the guidelines is to help physicians and other health care ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world's most vulnerable people, according to a new ... read more

Study Links Small RNA Molecule to Pregnancy Complication

Oct. 24, 2016 — A family of small RNA molecules affects the development of cells that give rise to the placenta -- an organ that transfers oxygen and nutrients from mother to fetus -- in ways that could contribute ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A microbe that ‘eats’ both methane and iron: microbiologists have long suspected its existence, but were not able to find it - until now. Researchers have discovered a microorganism that couples ... read more

Scientists Uncover Why Hepatitis C Virus Vaccine Has Been Difficult to Make

Oct. 24, 2016 — Researchers have been trying for decades to develop a vaccine against the globally endemic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Now scientists have discovered one reason why success has so far been ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of aging. Now it seems it's not just our skin that starts to sag, but our brains ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A new family of self-assembled nanomaterials capable of storing large amounts of tensile strain, without damage to the crystalline structure, is currently being developed by ... read more

Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Ulcerative Colitis: Many Patients Don't Get Testing, Treatment

Oct. 24, 2016 — Many patients with ulcerative colitis don't receive recommended testing and treatment for the common problem of iron deficiency anemia, reports a new ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Telling small lies desensitizes our brains to the associated negative emotions and may encourage us to tell bigger lies in future, reveals new ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — For the first time, research has found that human-made noise can have a detrimental impact on an animal’s use of scent – putting them at greater risk of being attacked by ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — For many people, nanotechnology belongs in the realm of science fiction. Researchers have solved the mystery of the blue sheen on the leaves of some begonias and have found that their chloroplasts ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Tracking atmospheric particles in a pristine environment will help scientists understand the impact of industrial aerosols on climate, say researchers at conclusion of a study on Amazonian ... read more

What Proportion of Cancer Deaths Are Attributable to Smoking Around the US?

Oct. 24, 2016 — The proportion of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking varied across the United States but was highest in the South, where nearly 40 percent of cancer deaths in men were estimated to be ... read more

How Is Health-Related Quality of Life for Kids With Postconcussion Symptoms?

Oct. 24, 2016 — Children with persistent postconcussion symptoms reported lower overall, physical, emotional, social and school quality of life for at least 12 weeks after concussion than children whose concussion ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Scientists have reconstructed the ancient atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) record from about 300 million years ago. Their study reveals previously unknown fluctuations of atmospheric CO2 at levels ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Authenticity is an important trait, and zebrafish take it especially seriously. An interdisciplinary team of researchers has discovered that zebrafish engage more with 3D-moving robotic models of ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A specific detoxification compound, glutathione, helps resist the toxic stresses of everyday life – but its levels decline with age and this sets the stage for a wide range of age-related health ... read more

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