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Physicists Design 2-D Materials That Conduct Electricity at Almost the Speed of Light

Apr. 26, 2017 — New two-dimensional quantum materials have been created with breakthrough electrical and magnetic attributes that could make them building blocks of future quantum computers and other advanced ... read more

Global Warming Accounts for Tripling of Extreme West African Sahel Storms, Study Shows

Apr. 26, 2017 — Global warming is responsible for a tripling in the frequency of extreme West African Sahel storms observed in just the last 35 years, an international team of experts has ... read more

Apr. 26, 2017 — Scientists have shown how earthquakes and storms in the Himalaya can increase the impact of deadly floods in one of Earth's most densely populated ... read more

Apr. 26, 2017 — From long jets to massive explosions of solar material and energy, eruptions on the sun come in many shapes and sizes. Scientists now propose that a universal mechanism can explain the whole spectrum ... read more

Ingesting Soy Protein May Ease Severity of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Apr. 26, 2017 — A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, researchers reported after completing a study that included mice and cultured human colon ... read more

Stringent Exhaust Gas Tests for Cars in Europe

Apr. 26, 2017 — As of October 2017, newly launched car models will have to pass more stringent exhaust gas tests in the EU and in Switzerland. The new test method includes measuring drives in actual traffic. ... read more

Conservation Endocrinology Sheds Light on a Changing World

Apr. 26, 2017 — The endocrine system is the set of glands that release hormones directly to the blood. Through the monitoring of endocrine responses, the field of conservation endocrinology can make contributions to ... read more

Exploring Personalized Pharmacotherapy to Treat Panic Attacks

Apr. 26, 2017 — Although drug therapy is the accepted first-line treatment for panic disorders (PDs), 17% to 64% of patients do not respond adequately and continue to exhibit one of the most common symptoms of PD, ... read more

Dyadic Coping Can Enhance the Coach Athlete Relationship

Apr. 26, 2017 — The relationship between a coach and an athlete benefits from a two-way support system, according to new ... read more

How to Get Adults to Eat Their Vegetables? Study Explores Potential of Spices and Herbs Use

Apr. 26, 2017 — Researchers interested in developing interventions to encourage adults to make better food choices are investigating whether using more spices and herbs, like ginger, curry, rosemary, or garlic, for ... read more

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new approach to increase resolution of multichannel spectrometers has now been developed by a team of ... read more

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Promote Illicit Cannabis Use and Disorder?

Apr. 26, 2017 — Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, according to latest research. The new study is among the ... read more

Dairy 'Excellent' Source of Protein for Children, New Study Deems

Apr. 26, 2017 — Researchers are using pigs as a model to study the best way of evaluating protein quality in foods eaten by ... read more

Scientists Using High Tech Microscope Find Clues to an Autoimmune Disease

Apr. 26, 2017 — Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more ... read more

Early Blood Signatures of Vaccine Immunogenicity

Apr. 26, 2017 — Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect. This is one of the results of a new ... read more

Clearing out Old Cells Could Extend Joint Health, Stop Osteoarthritis

Apr. 26, 2017 — Selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis, researchers report after a preclinical study in mice and human ... read more

Apr. 26, 2017 — In the case of solar system bodies passing close to the sun, there are two important effects playing a crucial role in the orbital evolution. One of the effects is from the general relativity and the ... read more

Synthetic Two-Sided Gecko's Foot Could Enable Underwater Robotics

Apr. 26, 2017 — Geckos are well known for effortlessly scrambling up walls and upside down across ceilings. Even in slippery rain forests, the lizards maintain their grip. Now scientists have created a double-sided ... read more

The Automation of Art: A Legal Conundrum

Apr. 26, 2017 — Deep Neural Networks are systems that are able to simulate human perception by 'memorizing' complex patterns on a mathematical level. One application for this is in the arts, where these ... read more

P53 Critical to Recovering from Acetaminophen Overdose

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new study shows that after an acetaminophen overdose, the p53 protein plays a key role in preventing the progression of liver damage and signaling the liver to repair itself. The findings could ... read more

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