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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 — 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

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 — 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

Oct. 24, 2016 — Low-frequency vibrations of the Ross Ice Shelf are likely causing ripples and undulations in the air above Antarctica, a new study finds. Using mathematical models of the ice shelf, the study's ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. However, the ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — The superbug MRSA uses decoys to evade a last-resort antibiotic, reveals new research. The findings suggest potential new ways of tackling the bacteria, such as interfering with the ... read more

Calcium Induces Chronic Lung Infections

Oct. 24, 2016 — The bacterium <em>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</em> is a life-threatening pathogen in hospitals. About ten percent of all nosocomial infections, in particular pneumonia, are caused by this ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Directed motion seems simple to us, but the coordinated interplay of complex processes is needed, even for seemingly simple crawling motions of worms or snails. By using a gel that periodically ... read more

Don't Believe Your Eyes

Oct. 24, 2016 — Visual hallucinations ... everyone has heard of them, and many people have experienced the sensation of "seeing" something that isn't there. But studying the phenomenon of ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Computer simulations by astrophysicists of the formation of planets orbiting in the habitable zone of low mass stars such as Proxima Centauri show that these planets are most likely to be roughly the ... read more

'Middle England' Faces Lowest Psychosis Risk

Oct. 24, 2016 — The risk of developing a psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia is highest for young people, men, ethnic minorities and people living in urban areas and poorer neighborhoods, an English study ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A molecular motor that controls the release of inflammatory factors that cause severe and fatal allergic reactions has now been identified by researchers. The study suggests that targeting this motor ... read more

New Effort Aims to Prevent Surgery-Related Opioid Addiction Across Michigan

Oct. 24, 2016 — With 40 percent of opioid medications in Michigan prescribed by surgeons, a team has launched an effort to encourage safer prescribing across the state, and a map of drug takeback ... read more

Eyetracking Data Can Improve Language Technology and Help Readers

Oct. 24, 2016 — Recordings of gaze data - within a few seconds - can reveal whether a word causes a reader problems, new research indicates. This insight could be used to alleviate reading problems with software ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Environmental contaminants such as PFASs can be transferred from mother to offspring through the placenta and mother's milk, exposing the young mammal before and after birth. PFASs are a family ... read more

Precision Medicine Test Helps Guide Breast Cancer Patients' Chemotherapy Decision

Oct. 24, 2016 — One of the earliest widespread applications of precision medicine in cancer care is helping patients and physicians decide whether chemotherapy is needed, a new study ... read more

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