• By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TWO HOLOGRAMS IN ONE SURFACE

    Engineers have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    SINGLE-DOSE VACCINE COULD PROVIDE FASTER PROTECTION IN CHOLERA EPIDEMICS

    Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide. Research now shows that giving a stronger single-dose of a...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    HOW DO YOU TRACK A SECRETIVE HAWK? FOLLOW THE ISOTOPES

    A study has found that the rare Henst's goshawk of Madagascar hunts lemurs in low-lying areas that are most at risk to deforestation....

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    SIMPLER WAY TO DEPOSIT MAGNETIC IRON OXIDE ONTO GOLD NANORODS

    Researchers have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ANESTHETICS HAVE THE SAME EFFECTS ON PLANTS AS THEY HAVE ON ANIMALS AND HUMANS

    A new study has shown that plants react to anesthetics similarly to the way animals and humans do, suggesting plants are ideal objects...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TRACES OF HISTORICAL REINDEER GRAZING CAN STILL BE OBSERVED AFTER 100 YEARS

    With the holiday season around the corner, most people may first think of reindeer as Santa Claus' trusted helpers. But it turns out...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ELECTROMAGNETIC WATER CLOAK ELIMINATES DRAG AND WAKE

    Engineers have developed a realistic proposition for creating a water cloak that moves water around an object by applying forces on...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    FOR WOMEN WITH GENETIC RISK, BI-ANNUAL MRI BEATS MAMMOGRAMS

    Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging exam every six months was far more effective...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    'SMOKE RINGS' IN THE OCEAN COULD 'SUCK-UP' SMALL CREATURES AND SEND THEM 'FLYING'

    Researchers have spotted the equivalent of smoke-rings in the ocean which they think could 'suck-up' small marine creatures and carry...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    COLD SUNS, WARM EXOPLANETS AND METHANE BLANKETS

    Three million years ago, the sun shone weaker, but Earth stayed surprisingly warm. Carl Sagan thought a greenhouse effect must have...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    MULTI-YEAR SUBMARINE-CANYON STUDY CHALLENGES TEXTBOOK THEORIES ABOUT TURBIDITY CURRENTS

    The most extensive, long-term effort to monitor turbidity currents ever attempted has just been completed. The results of this two-year...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND SUPERCOMPUTERS TO HELP ALLEVIATE URBAN TRAFFIC PROBLEMS

    Researchers have developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize objects in raw traffic camera footage and characterize...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AML STUDY REPORTS HIGH RESPONSE RATES WITH COMBINATION TARGETED THERAPY

    Initial findings from a multi-national open-label phase Ib study of inhibitory drug therapy for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    THE ORIGIN OF THE ANDES UNRAVELLED

    Why do the Andes exist? Why is it not a place of lowlands or narrow seas? A geophysicist has been pondering these questions for more...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    A DIAMOND AS THE STEPPINGSTONE TO NEW MATERIALS, USING PLASMA PHYSICS TECHNOLOGY

    Physicists have taken the first step in a five-year effort to create novel compounds that surpass diamonds in heat resistance and nearly...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    DISAGREEMENTS CAN BE A HEALTHY ANTIDOTE FOR BIASES

    People who are exposed to others who disagree with their views are more likely to let go of pre-existing biases, research shows.

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    GLASS WITH SWITCHABLE OPACITY COULD IMPROVE SOLAR CELLS AND LEDS

    Researchers have created glass that lets through a large amount of light while appearing hazy, a combination of properties that could...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    VIOLENCE A MATTER OF SCALE, NOT QUANTITY, RESEARCHERS SHOW

    Are societies more or less violent today than they were thousands of years ago? It's a matter of scale, researchers show. In a new...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS CAN PREDICT TIPPING POINTS IN VACCINE SCARES

    Analyzing trends on Twitter and Google can help predict vaccine scares that can lead to disease outbreaks, according to a study from...

  • By Science Daily   -   Dec 11, 2017

    PATIENTS' INDIVIDUAL GENOMES MAY AFFECT EFFICACY, SAFETY OF GENE EDITING

    Gene editing has begun to be tested in clinical trials, using CRISPR-Cas9 and other technologies to directly edit DNA inside people's...

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