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May 5, 2016 — A single gene is responsible for the evolution of multicellular organisms, new research indicates. Scientists were looking for what caused single-celled organisms to evolve into multicellular ... read more

May 5, 2016 — The relationship between handedness and mathematical abilities is controversial. Now researchers say that a link between handedness and mathematical skills exists, but is more complex than is ... read more

Thinking Differently Could Affect Power of Traumatic Memories

May 5, 2016 — Using a thinking technique called 'concrete processing' could reduce the number of intrusive memories experienced after a traumatic event, say scientists. These intrusive memories are one ... read more

Can Believing You Are a Food Addict Affect Your Eating Behavior?

May 5, 2016 — Obesity is often attributed to an addiction to food and many people believe themselves to be "food addicts." However, until now no studies have looked at whether believing oneself to be a ... read more

Advances in Medical Care Have Led to Type 1 Diabetes Boom

May 5, 2016 — The global increase in cases of type 1 diabetes is directly linked to advances in medical care, researchers say, with the underlying genetics of the disease more likely to be passed from one ... read more

May 5, 2016 — Researchers have identified a vital supply route that cancer cells use to obtain their nutrients, in a discovery that could lead to new treatments to stop the growth of tumors. The research team ... read more

Physicists Explore Superconductivity at the Two-Dimensional Limit

May 5, 2016 — Researchers show that the superconducting state can be maintained even when the material in question is reduced from three to two dimensions, making the efficiency gains needed for technologies like ... read more

May 5, 2016 — Researchers are shedding new light on the cell division process, key in embryonic development, and the growth and proliferation of tumors. The study identifies the agents that prevent cells from ... read more

Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Called Into Question

May 5, 2016 — Researchers discuss their findings related to PSA screening, and urge reconsideration of prostate cancer screening after finding critical flaw in landmark ... read more

Driving Under the Influence Sounds Like a Better Idea While High on Marijuana

May 4, 2016 — A new study found that marijuana users who were high at the time they took the survey had substantially higher odds of believing it was safe to drive while under the ... read more

Findings Light the Way for New Treatments in Colitis, Colon Cancer

May 4, 2016 — Certain sugars produced by the body play an important role in the development of colitis and, ultimately, colon cancer. This new finding could potentially lead to therapies for ulcerative colitis, ... read more

Breast Milk Hormones Found to Impact Bacterial Development in Infants' Guts

May 4, 2016 — A new study finds that hormones in breast milk may impact the development of healthy bacteria in infants' guts, potentially protecting them from intestinal inflammation, obesity and other ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Fashion seems to embrace two opposite goals -- fitting in with the crowd and standing out from it. Now new research reveals that the choice to fit in or stand out depends on who exactly the crowd is ... read more

In-Patient Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes for Stroke Rehab

May 4, 2016 — New guidelines have been released on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. Before leaving the hospital, patients and caregivers should receive a formal ... read more

Ozanimod as Effective in Treating Ulcerative Colitis, Study Shows

May 4, 2016 — Ozanimod, a novel drug molecule, is moderately effective in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, researchers have demonstrated. Ulcerative colits is a debilitating autoimmune disease that causes ... read more

Not So Safe: Security Software Can Put Computers at Risk

May 4, 2016 — Is the antivirus program running on your computer really making your computers safer to use, say, for online banking? Is the parental control software you bought to keep your child off inappropriate ... read more

Dengue Fever's Economic 'Bite' Estimated by Investigators

May 4, 2016 — The global cost of dengue is an estimated US$8.9 billion annually, higher than several other major infectious diseases such as cholera, rotavirus gastroenteritis, canine rabies and Chagas, say ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Researchers have found an evolutionary connection between dinosaurs and dung beetles. Scientists uncovered the first molecular evidence indicating that dung beetles evolved in association with ... read more

Skepticism About Climate Change May Be Linked to Concerns About Economy

May 4, 2016 — Americans may be more likely to accept the scientific evidence of human-caused climate change and its potentially devastating effects if they believe the economy is strong and stable, according to ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Engineers have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last ... read more

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