• By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

    STUDY TRACKS 'MEMORY' OF SOIL MOISTURE

    SMAP's first year of observational data has now been analyzed and is providing some significant surprises that will help in the modeling...

    World
    • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

      GENOME SEQUENCE OF POLAR ALGA EXPLAINS EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTATION TO EXTREME VARIABLE CLIMATE

      An international team of researchers has identified the genetic mutations which allowed microalgae from the Southern Ocean to adapt...

      • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

        PERSISTENT INFECTION KEEPS IMMUNE MEMORY SHARP, LEADING TO LONG-TERM PROTECTION

        For many infectious diseases, a single bout of the illness protects a person against contracting it again. Sometimes, the infecting...

        • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

          STUDY FINDS HIGH SURVIVAL RATE FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR

          Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal...

          • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

            FOR FIRST TIME EVER, X-RAY IMAGING CAPTURES MATERIAL DEFECT PROCESS

            A new approach has been uncovered to detail the formation of material defects at the atomic scale and in near-real time, an important...

            • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

              ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE STRENGTHENS COMMUNITIES

              New research has focused on an aspect of the ACA/health care debate that hasn't really been discussed-the social impact on communities....

              Health
              • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

                STUDENT, PROFESSOR USE SPORTS ANALYTICS TO DISCOVER NCAA RANKING PATTERNS

                Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men's basketball? According to research and analysis, it does.

                Sport
                • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

                  ACUPUNCTURE MAY ALLEVIATE BABIES' EXCESSIVE CRYING

                  Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic - those who cry for more than three hours a day on...

                  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

                    SMOKING RELATED IMAGERY ABSENT FROM ONLY ONE JAMES BOND MOVIE TO DATE

                    Smoking related imagery is conspicuous by its absence from only one Bond movie since 007 first graced cinema screens in 1962, finds...

                    • By Science Daily   -   Jan 17, 2017

                      MATERNAL MICRONUTRIENTS, NURTURING ENVIRONMENT BOOST CHILD DEVELOPMENT

                      A new study offers a recipe for parents who want smarter kids: maternal micronutrient supplements during pregnancy, early life nurturing,...

                      • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                        CHEMICAL-BIOLOGICAL STRATEGY FOR MICRORNA TARGET IDENTIFICATION

                        A research team reports photo-clickable miRNAs as probes for intracellular target identification of miRNAs.

                        • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                          ONE IN 5 YOUNG PEOPLE LOSE SLEEP OVER SOCIAL MEDIA

                          One in 5 young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research. This night-time...

                          • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                            BENZODIAZEPINES, RELATED DRUGS INCREASE STROKE RISK AMONG PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

                            The use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with a 20 per cent increased risk of stroke among persons with...

                            • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                              ATRIAL FIBRILLATION MORE PREVALENT IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS THAN EXPECTED

                              Atrial fibrillation, which is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, is an important risk factor for strokes. A multi-centre study shows...

                              • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                NEW RESEARCH STUDY CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR TREATING BRAIN DISEASES

                                Immunotherapy has proven to be effective against many serious diseases. But to treat diseases in the brain, the antibodies must first...

                                • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                  UV LIGHT FOR PRODUCING CUSTOMIZED SURFACES

                                  Scientists have developed a new process to structure surfaces and to apply or detach functional molecules. They use UV light for the...

                                  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                    PROTEIN RESEARCH: THE COMPUTER AS MICROSCOPE

                                    Using a combination of infrared spectroscopy and computer simulation, researchers have gained new insights into the workings of protein...

                                    • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                      BEST TREATMENT OPTION WRITTEN IN CANCER'S GENETIC SCRIPT

                                      An international collaboration has shown proof-of-concept that truly personalized therapy will be possible in the future for people...

                                      • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                        METABOLIC SENSOR CAUSES GRANULOMAS TO FORM

                                        Granulomas are tissue nodules of immune cells that occur in diseases such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis and can damage many organs....

                                        • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                          NANOPARTICLE EXPOSURE CAN AWAKEN DORMANT VIRUSES IN THE LUNGS

                                          Nanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in in lung tissue cells, researchers have found.