• By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ONLINE RESOURCE ENABLES OPEN DATA SHARING FOR RARE MENDELIAN DISEASES

    MyGene2, a new open data resource, helps patients with rare genetic conditions, clinicians, and researchers share information, connect...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    DUPLICATIONS OF NONCODING DNA MAY HAVE AFFECTED EVOLUTION OF HUMAN-SPECIFIC TRAITS

    Duplications of large segments of noncoding DNA in the human genome may have contributed to the emergence of differences between humans...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    OBESITY: ENGINEERED PROTEINS LOWER BODY WEIGHT IN MICE, RATS AND PRIMATES

    Researchers have created engineered proteins that lowered body weight, bloodstream insulin, and cholesterol levels in obese mice, rats,...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    THE PUZZLE TO PLUGGING THE WORST NATURAL GAS RELEASE IN HISTORY

    By the time scientists visited the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in December 2015, the SS-25 well blowout had been leaking...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    GLOBAL CALCIUM CONSUMPTION APPEARS LOW, ESPECIALLY IN ASIA

    A new systematic review of global daily calcium consumption suggests substantial regional differences - it's lowest in East Asia and...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    NEW CLUES TO TREAT ALAGILLE SYNDROME FROM ZEBRAFISH

    A new study identifies potential new therapeutic avenues for patients with Alagille syndrome, a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    SCIENTISTS DIG INTO THE ORIGIN OF ORGANICS ON DWARF PLANET CERES

    Since NASA's Dawn spacecraft detected localized organic-rich material on Ceres, scientists have been digging into the data to explore...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    SPACE GREENS BEAT THE BLUES

    Where people will go in the cosmos, plants will go, say researchers in a new report. Plants may also play a key role in maintaining...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    GENE THERAPY CAN CURE LAMENESS IN HORSES, RESEARCH FINDS

    Injecting DNA into injured horse tendons and ligaments can cure lameness, new research has found.

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ANCIENT PREEN OIL: RESEARCHERS DISCOVER 48-MILLION-YEAR-OLD LIPIDS IN A FOSSIL BIRD

    As a rule, soft parts do not withstand the ravages of time; hence, the majority of vertebrate fossils consist only of bones. Under...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ORIGAMI LATTICE PAVES THE WAY FOR NEW NOISE-DAMPENING BARRIERS ON THE ROAD

    Researchers have brought a new method into the sound-dampening fold, demonstrating an origami lattice prototype that can potentially...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ACTIVE SIEVING COULD IMPROVE DIALYSIS AND WATER PURIFICATION FILTERS

    Physicists have proven theoretically that active sieving, as opposed to its passive counterpart, can improve the separation abilities...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    THE DROP THAT'S GOOD TO THE VERY END

    Two researchers, using laser-flash photography of microscopic droplet-particle collisions, have discovered that water droplets still...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    FORCE FIELD ANALYSIS PROVIDES CLUES TO PROTEIN-ION INTERACTION

    The importance of proteins and metal ion interactions is well understood, but the mechanistic interactions between the two are still...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    COMPETING FORCES: HOW MOLECULES MAINTAIN THEIR STRUCTURE

    A double helix twisted around itself: this is the distinctive structure of DNA, which is made up of large molecules. Using synthetically...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ILLINOIS SPORTFISH RECOVERY A RESULT OF 1972 CLEAN WATER ACT, SCIENTISTS REPORT

    Populations of largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish and other sportfish are at the highest levels recorded in more than a century in...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION LINKED TO MIGRAINES

    In a study of 588 patients who attended an outpatient headache clinic, more frequent migraines were experienced by participants with...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    RESEARCHERS RELEASE THE BRAKES ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

    Many tumors possess mechanisms to avoid destruction by the immune system. For instance, they misuse the natural “brakes” in the immune...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    WORKERS MAY 'CHOKE' UNDER PRESSURE OF NON-MONETARY INCENTIVES

    Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according...

  • By Science Daily   -   Oct 18, 2017

    ELECTRODE MATERIALS FROM THE MICROWAVE OVEN

    Power on the go is in demand: The higher the battery capacity, the larger the range of electric cars and the longer the operating time...