• By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A NATURALLY OCCURRING ANTIBIOTIC ACTIVE AGAINST DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS

    Researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis,...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    NOVEL BIOMARKER FOUND IN OVARIAN CANCER PATIENTS CAN PREDICT RESPONSE TO THERAPY

    Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor, cancer/testis antigen 45, that is associated with extended disease-free...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    KIWIFRUIT DUPLICATED ITS VITAMIN C GENES TWICE, 50 MILLION AND 20 MILLION YEARS AGO

    Today's kiwifruit contains about as much vitamin C as an orange - the result of the kiwifruit's ancestors' spontaneously duplicating...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    PREVENTING A DENGUE OUTBREAK AT THE 2020 SUMMER OLYMPICS

    New controls and frameworks are recommended to detect dengue and other infectious diseases and help prevent their spread during the...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SMART PILLS DUMB DOWN MEDICAL CARE, EXPERTS WARN

    Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers caution health care providers and policymakers...

    Technology, Health
  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRATIC VALUES PREDICT CLIMATE CHANGE CONCERN, STUDY FINDS

    In a new study comparing climate change attitudes across 36 countries, including the United States, commitment to democratic values...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    TINY CANCER DETECTION DEVICE PROVES EFFECTIVE IN UGANDA TESTING

    About half the size of a lunch box, the Tiny Isothermal Nucleic acid quantification sYstem has shown promise as a point-of-care detector...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SYNTHETIC ORGANELLE SHOWS HOW TINY PUDDLE-ORGANS IN OUR CELLS WORK

    Imagine your liver being just a big puddle. Some organelles in your cells are exactly that including prominent ones like the nucleolus....

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    TO IMPROVE AUTO COATINGS, NEW TESTS DO MORE THAN SCRATCH THE SURFACE

    Data from new suite of tests could eventually help your vehicle's exterior better defend itself against dings, dents, scratches and...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    NEUTRONS PRODUCE FIRST DIRECT 3-D MAPS OF WATER DURING CELL MEMBRANE FUSION

    New 3-D maps of water distribution during cellular membrane fusion are accelerating scientific understanding of cell development, which...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SCIENTISTS GROW HUMAN ESOPHAGUS IN LAB

    Scientists working to bioengineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory now report using pluripotent stem cells...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    HIGH GLUTEN DIET IN PREGNANCY LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF DIABETES IN CHILDREN

    A new study suggests that a high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SIMULATIONS OF EVERY WOMAN'S BREAST TISSUE ADDRESS DELAY ON ENHANCED MRI CANCER DETECTION

    Researchers have simulated how over 20 different breast tissue ratios respond to heat given off by MRIs at higher field strengths than...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    EVEN THE BEST HEALTHCARE FACILITIES CAN DO MORE TO PREVENT INFECTIONS

    Healthcare-associated infections can be reduced by up to 55 percent by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    CAN VIDEO GAME EXERCISES HELP CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN?

    Home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 21, 2018

    DISCOVERY COULD EXPLAIN FAILED CLINICAL TRIALS FOR ALZHEIMER'S, AND PROVIDE A SOLUTION

    A vicious feedback loop underlying brain degeneration in Alzheimer's disease may explain why so many drug trials have failed, according...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 20, 2018

    DRUG OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC HAS BEEN GROWING EXPONENTIALLY FOR DECADES

    Death rates from drug overdoses in the US have been on an exponential growth curve that began at least 15 years before the mid-1990s...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 20, 2018

    FAT FROM 558 MILLION YEARS AGO REVEALS EARLIEST KNOWN ANIMAL

    Scientists have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record that...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 20, 2018

    GUT SENSE: NEURAL SUPERHIGHWAY CONVEYS MESSAGES FROM GUT TO BRAIN IN MILLISECONDS

    Searching for a more direct connection between the gut and the brain, researchers were shocked to see that distance spanned by a single...

  • By Science Daily   -   Sep 20, 2018

    HUMAN SKELETAL STEM CELLS IDENTIFIED

    Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first...