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May 26, 2016

Boosting Productivity at Work May Be Simple: Stand Up

May 25, 2016 — Most people have heard the argument that standing desks are good for the body. They can help burn more calories and fight obesity. Standing can even help improve students' attention and ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Fewer than predicted planets may be capable of harboring life because their atmospheres keep them too hot, new research ... read more

Multiple Personality Disorder May Be Rooted in Traumatic Experiences

May 25, 2016 — A new study supports the notion that multiple personality disorder is rooted in traumatic experiences such as neglect or abuse in childhood, rather than being related to suggestibility or proneness ... read more

Genome Sequencing Provides Diagnosis for Some Types of Intellectual Disability

May 25, 2016 — A study is one of the first to show the life-changing benefits of genome-wide sequencing for children with certain kinds of intellectual disability, report ... read more

May 25, 2016 — In a computational analysis of the words used by more than 65,000 consenting Facebook users in some 10 million messages, it was discovered that women use language that is warmer and more agreeable ... read more

May 25, 2016 — The benefits of eating fruit can begin as early as in the womb. A new study, using data from nearly 700 Edmonton children, demonstrates that infants do significantly better on developmental tests ... read more

Making Some of the World's Most Durable Materials Corrosion-Resistant

May 25, 2016 — Borides are among the hardest and most heat-resistant substances on the planet, but their Achilles' Heel, like so many materials', is that they oxidize at high temperatures. Researchers ... read more

Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions

May 25, 2016 — A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment has uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution. Their findings are ... read more

May 25, 2016 — New research has identified a new regulator of immune responses. The study sheds new light on why T cells fail to clear chronic infections and eliminate ... read more

Making AI Decision-Making Accountable

May 25, 2016 — Machine-learning algorithms increasingly make decisions about credit, medical diagnoses, personalized recommendations, advertising and job opportunities, among other things, but exactly how usually ... read more

Humiliation from Stares Are Worse Than Tiny Seats for Obese Air Travelers, New Study

May 25, 2016 — Feelings of shame and humiliation bother obese air passengers more than tight seat belts and tiny seats, according to a new ... read more

Scientists Capture the Elusive Structure of Essential Digestive Enzyme

May 25, 2016 — Researchers have revealed new structural data that has eluded scientists for years on a liver enzyme that is critical for human ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Clownfish became a household name over a decade ago when Disney released the movie 'Finding Nemo.' The colorful fish are now at risk due to bleaching of their sea anemone homes in the ... read more

Dose of Transplanted Blood-Forming Stem Cells Affects Their Behavior

May 25, 2016 — Unlike aspirin, bone marrow doesn't come with a neatly printed label with dosage instructions. However, a new study provides clues about how the dose of transplanted bone marrow might affect ... read more

May 25, 2016 — During sensory stimulation, increases in blood flow are not precisely 'tuned' to local neural activity, report investigators. This finding challenges the long-held view that vascular and ... read more

May 25, 2016 — New research shows subordinate meerkat siblings grow competitively, boosting their chance of becoming a dominant breeder when a vacancy opens up by making sure that younger siblings don't ... read more

Dialing Up Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer With Ultrasound

May 25, 2016 — By enhancing the ability of cells to absorb chemotherapeutics, researchers have nearly doubled the median patient survival time from diagnosis in a phase I clinical trial. Researchers have combined a ... read more

40-Year Math Mystery and Four Generations of Figuring

May 25, 2016 — In 1977, Princeton mathematician Paul Seymour made a conjecture about certain large graphs. Nearly 40 years later, mathematicians have come up with a proof he was right. The conjecture is 13 words ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Scientists are solving one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in galaxy evolution. Scientists have uncovered a new class of galaxies, called "red geysers," with supermassive black hole winds ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Scientists have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models and suggests the medication could ... read more

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