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September 27, 2016

Sep. 27, 2016 — A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Some 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Dental surface restorations composed of dental amalgam, a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and other metals, significantly contribute to prolonged mercury levels in the body, according to new ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Biomedical engineers, artificial blood vessels bioengineered in the lab and implanted in young lambs are capable of growth within the recipient, a groundbreaking new study demonstrates. If confirmed ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Engineers have devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body using smartphone fingerprint sensors and laptop touchpads -- rather than over the air where they're vulnerable to ... read more

Interval Exercise Training Improves Blood Vessel Function in Older Adults

Sep. 27, 2016 — Researchers have found that interval exercise training (resistance-based and cardiovascular) improves endothelial function in older adults. Resistance interval training in particular could help ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — The underlying cause of male infertility is unknown for 30 percent of cases. In a pair of new studies, researchers have determined that the reproductive homeobox (RHOX) family of transcription ... read more

Single-Blind Vs Double-Blind Peer Review and Effect of Author Prestige

Sep. 27, 2016 — Scientists have examined if bias with single-blind peer review might be greatest in the setting of author or institutional prestige. The authors found that reviewers were more likely to recommend ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Intriguing calculations explain the production and dynamics of electrons and positrons from ultrahigh-intensity laser-matter interactions. In other words: They've calculated how to create matter ... read more

Young People Need Help in Understanding a Parent's Suicide

Sep. 27, 2016 — Talking about suicide is associated with such strong stigma that young people whose parents have taken their own life must turn to strangers, for example people they meet on the internet, to ... read more

New Switch Decides Between Genome Repair, Death of Cells

Sep. 27, 2016 — The genetic information of every cell is encoded in the sequence of the DNA double helix. Double strand breaks in the DNA, which can be induced by radiation, are a dangerous threat to the cells, and ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has been able to detect a gravity wave wafting through space from two colliding black holes billions of years ago. Now a group has built ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — A nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be the 'missing link' in the development of implants that use electrical signals from the brain to help treat medical conditions, researchers ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Nanofibers are more absorbent and better for the environment, say researchers, who note that their new material would have less of an environmental impact and be safer for humans than existing ... read more

Crosstalk Analysis of Biological Networks for Improved Pathway Annotation

Sep. 27, 2016 — A new computer algorithm for analyzing gene function called BinoX has been developed by researchers. The method associates experimentally derived gene lists and known pathways. It does this in a new ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Recent rises in levels of methane in our atmosphere is being driven by biological sources, such as swamp gas, cow burps, or rice fields, rather than fossil fuel emissions, new research ... read more

Women Are Less Than a Quarter of Top One Per Cent, High Incomes Study Shows

Sep. 27, 2016 — Women make up a smaller and smaller fraction of those with high incomes, the closer you get to the top. Women have been increasing their representation in the top 10 per cent, but progress has been ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Scientists have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable new insights into the evolutionary tree, much further back in ... read more

Improving Protein Intake in Older Adults

Sep. 27, 2016 — Researchers have been exploring the reasons why many older people aren’t eating as much protein as they should be. Findings from the study could go on to inform strategies to improve protein ... read more

Skin Cancer: Drug Combination Could Improve Immunotherapy

Sep. 27, 2016 — The results of studies show that the effect of immunotherapy on malignant melanoma (black skin cancer) can be improved by combining it with other cancer treatments. However, the results also show ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — A new kit that will allow doctors to find out within minutes if diabetic patients are suffering from inflammation has now been developed by ... read more

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