• By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    LEPTIN'S NEURAL CIRCUIT IDENTIFIED

    Scientists have identified a neural circuit in the hypothalamus as the primary mechanism mediating the hormone leptin's anti-obesity...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    BRAIN PROCESSES SIGHT AND SOUND IN SAME MANNER

    Neuroscientists have found that the human brain learns to make sense of auditory and visual stimuli in the same two-step process.

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    PEPTIDE INDUCES CHIRALITY EVOLUTION IN A SINGLE GOLD NANOPARTICLE

    Scientists have created a synthesis method to make optically active and chiral gold nanoparticles using amino acids and peptides for...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    OPTIMIZING SPACE TRAVEL EFFICIENCY

    Sending a human into space and doing it efficiently presents a galaxy of challenges. Scientists have explored ways to integrate the...

    Travel
  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    NEW ANCESTOR OF MODERN SEA TURTLES FOUND IN ALABAMA

    A sea turtle discovered in Alabama is a new species from the Late Cretaceous epoch, according to a new study.

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    BATTERY'S HIDDEN LAYER REVEALED

    An international team makes breakthrough in understanding the chemistry of the microscopically thin layer that forms between the liquid...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    BETTER SPECIES MAPPING CAN IMPROVE CONSERVATION EFFORTS

    The scientific models that ecologists and conservation biologists rely on to determine which species and habitats to protect lack critical...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 19, 2018

    WE CAN RECOGNIZE SPEAKERS ONLY FROM HOW FACES MOVE WHEN TALKING

    Results of a new study by psychologists and speech scientists should help to settle a long-standing disagreement among cognitive psychologists...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    MARTIAN MOONS MODEL INDICATES FORMATION FOLLOWING LARGE IMPACT

    Scientists posit a violent birth of the tiny Martian moons Phobos and Deimos, but on a much smaller scale than the giant impact thought...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    STUDY REVEALS NEW ANTARCTIC PROCESS CONTRIBUTING TO SEA LEVEL RISE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    A new study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    CHARACTERIZING 'KEYHOLE' IS FIRST STEP TO FIGHTING OBESITY AT CELLULAR LEVEL

    Scientists have characterized for the first time a complex, little-understood cellular receptor type that, when activated, shuts off...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    GLOBAL WARMING IS TRANSFORMING THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

    A new study shows that corals on the northern Great Barrier Reef experienced a catastrophic die-off following the extended marine heatwave...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    BLACK HOLE AND STELLAR WINDS FORM GIANT BUTTERFLY, SHUT DOWN STAR FORMATION IN GALAXY

    Researchers have completed an unprecedented 'dissection' of twin galaxies in the final stages of merging. The new study explores a...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    METEORITE DIAMONDS TELL OF A LOST PLANET

    Scientists have examined a slice from a meteorite that contains large diamonds formed at high pressure. The study shows that the parent...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    UNIQUE PROTEIN IS A VULNERABILITY IN THE MALARIA PARASITE

    The malaria parasite is highly dependent on a unique protein for infecting new mosquitoes. This protein could be a target for the development...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    ROBOT DEVELOPED FOR AUTOMATED ASSEMBLY OF DESIGNER NANOMATERIALS

    Engineers have developed a robot that can identify, collect, and manipulate two-dimensional nanocrystals. The robot stacked nanocrystals...

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    FATTY FISH AND CAMELINA OIL ARE BENEFICIAL FOR YOUR HDL AND IDL CHOLESTEROL

    Eating fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of HDL particles in people with impaired glucose metabolism, according to...

    Health
  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    DEEP LEARNING PREDICTS DRUG-DRUG AND DRUG-FOOD INTERACTIONS

    Scientists have developed a computational framework, DeepDDI, that accurately predicts and generates 86 types of drug-drug and drug-food...

    Food
  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    WHY IS IT HARDER FOR FEMALES TO GAIN WEIGHT?

    Why is it harder for females to gain weight? A new study proposes that part of the answer may be in the brain.

  • By Science Daily   -   Apr 18, 2018

    THE 'RADICAL' WAYS SUNLIGHT BUILDS BIGGER MOLECULES IN THE ATMOSPHERE

    With summer approaching, 'sea and sun' might conjure up images of a beach trip. But for scientists, the interactions of the two have...