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Oct. 26, 2016 — Grasping a cup or brushing hair or cooking a meal requires feedback that has been lost in amputees and individuals with paralysis -- a sense of touch. Researchers have now used direct stimulation of ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new immunotherapy technique has been developed that nearly eliminates the allergic response to peanut and egg white proteins in food-allergic mice, reducing the anaphylactic response by up to 90 ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Physicists have produced near-perfect clones of quantum information using a new method to surpass previous cloning ... read more

Finding Patterns in Corrupted Data

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new model-fitting technique is efficient even for data sets with hundreds of variables, say ... read more

Application of Comprehensive Chromosome Screening Could Improve IVF Success

Oct. 26, 2016 — An increase in the frequency of polymorphic variants among infertile patients compared with fertile donors suggest they have an impact on fertility, report ... read more

Extreme Cold Winters Fuelled by Jet Stream and Climate Change

Oct. 26, 2016 — Scientists agree for first time that climate change may be intensifying the effects of the jet stream, causing extreme cold weather in the UK and US. Their study could improve long-term forecasting ... read more

Using Stem Cells to Boost Immunity Against Candida Albicans Infections

Oct. 26, 2016 — A biological mechanism has been revealed by researchers that generates cells that are better equipped to fight off serious infections caused by the Candida albicans ... read more

First-Time Reconstruction of Infectious Bat Influenza Viruses

Oct. 26, 2016 — All known Influenza A viruses originate from aquatic birds that serve as virus reservoirs in nature. Avian viruses can cause severe disease and may lead to devastating pandemics when introduced into ... read more

Telerehabilitation Through Internet Proved to Ameliorate Both the Health and the Quality of Life of Women Suffering Breast Cancer

Oct. 26, 2016 — Telerehabilitation (rehabilitation with the help of the Internet, using the application Skype as a control platform) may help to alleviate the side effects associated with breast cancer and its ... read more

Why Does Our Planet Experience an Ice Age Every 100,000 Years?

Oct. 26, 2016 — Experts have offered up an explanation as to why our planet began to move in and out of ice ages every 100,000 ... read more

Vitamin E Can Modify the Risk of Pneumonia in Some Older Men Depending on Their Life Style

Oct. 26, 2016 — The effect of vitamin E on health outcomes may depend on various characteristics of people and their lifestyles. Therefore, a single universal estimate of the vitamin E effect might be substantially ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Astronomers have discovered glowing gas clouds surrounding distant quasars. This new survey indicates that halos around quasars are far more common than expected. The properties of the halos in this ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Now that we know that gut bacteria can speak to the brain in ways that affect our mood, our appetite, and even our circadian rhythms. The next challenge for scientists is to control this ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Matters of the heart can be puzzling and mysterious -- so too with unusual astronomical objects called heartbeat ... read more

Breakthrough Drug Approved as Alternative to Chemotherapy for People With Advanced Lung Cancer

Oct. 25, 2016 — Pembrolizumab, an immunotherapy drug has been approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration as first-line treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The first-line designation means that ... read more

Space Travel Affects Spine of Astronauts, NASA Study Shows

Oct. 25, 2016 — How does space travel affect the spine? Astronauts on long missions in space have atrophy of the muscles supporting the spine—which don't return to normal even several weeks after their return ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — A way to more efficiently create hydrogen from water has been discovered by scientists, representing an important step in making renewable energy production and storage ... read more

Study Suggests Approach to Waking Patients After Surgery

Oct. 25, 2016 — The use of general anesthesia for surgery has not changed fundamentally since it was first introduced 170 years ago. Patients are still left to come around in their own time following withdrawal of ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — Almost all solid materials, from rubber and glass to granite and steel, inevitably expand when heated. Only in very rare instances do certain materials buck this thermodynamic trend and shrink with ... read more

New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

Oct. 25, 2016 — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may be linked to the build up of carbon dioxide and existing inner ear damage according to a new study. Experts say the finding could help researchers understand ... read more

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