• By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: HELPING MARVEL SUPERHEROES BREATHE

    Marvel comics superheroes Ant-Man and the Wasp possess the ability to temporarily shrink down to the size of insects, while retaining...

    Face
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    DOES AN 'ECHO CHAMBER' OF INFORMATION IMPEDE FLU VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN?

    Nearly a third of parents say they are not planning to get their child the flu vaccine this year.

    Plan, Vaccination, Flu, Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    WOMEN BENEFIT FROM MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING BEYOND AGE 75

    Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the comparatively high incidence of breast cancer...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE: PERSONALITY MATTERS

    Throughout history, competitive advantages have helped men and women achieve increased success in their occupation, sport, artistic...

    Sport
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF AN AFRICAN FOLK MEDICINE

    Researchers have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine used to treat a variety of illnesses...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 21, 2018

    ANTIOXIDANTS MAY PREVENT COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN DIABETES

    Cognitive difficulties in patients with diabetes, caused by repeated episodes of low blood sugar, could be reduced with antioxidants,...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    BEING FAIR: THE BENEFITS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

    Getting a jump on a low-income child's education can have a positive effect on social behavior even 40 years later, researchers find.

    Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    HUNGRY TICKS WORK HARDER TO FIND YOU

    Biologists say the hungrier ticks are, the harder they try to find you or other hosts. The findings could have implications for the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    MACHINE LEARNING CAN HELP HEALTHCARE WORKERS PREDICT WHETHER PATIENTS MAY REQUIRE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL ADMISSION, NEW STUDY FINDS

    Machine learning can be used to analyze electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, a new study...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    TO PREDICT THE FUTURE, THE BRAIN USES TWO CLOCKS

    One type of anticipatory timing relies on memories from past experiences. The other on rhythm. Both are critical to our ability to...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    PARENTAL 'FEEDING STYLES' REFLECT CHILDREN'S GENES

    New research challenges the idea that a child's weight largely reflects the way their parents feed them. Instead, parents appear to...

    Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    FEAR LEADS PEOPLE TO THINK DONATING BLOOD WILL MAKE OTHERS FAINT

    A new study showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    SOCIAL MEDIA IS AFFECTING THE WAY WE VIEW OUR BODIES - AND NOT IN A GOOD WAY

    Young women who actively engage with social media images of friends who they think are more attractive than themselves report feeling...

    Fantasies
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    NOISE POLLUTION IN HOSPITALS: A RISING PROBLEM

    Noise in hospitals is a common concern among patients, families and staff. In the UK, 40 percent of hospital patients are bothered...

    Pollution, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    NEW DUAL-ACTION CANCER-KILLING VIRUS

    Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells that are tricked...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    WOMEN MORE RESILIENT TO EXTREME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED

    Women that underwent extreme physical training and completed a transantarctic expedition did not show any more negative health effects...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    SWARMLIKE COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR IN BICYCLING

    Nature is full of examples of large-scale collective behavior; humans also exhibit this behavior, most notably in pelotons, the mass...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    LANGUAGE INFLUENCES HOW CONSUMERS TRUST A BRAND

    Consumers make assumptions based on the language used by a brand or advertiser, and politeness does matter, say researchers.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    A TROJAN HORSE DELIVERY METHOD FOR MIRNA-ENRICHED EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES

    A method for large-scale production of extracellular vesicles enriched with specific microRNAs has been developed, offering a manufacturing...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 20, 2018

    ECSTACY MAKES PEOPLE COOPERATIVE, BUT NOT GULLIBLE

    New research has found that MDMA, the main ingredient in ecstasy, causes people to cooperate better - but only with trustworthy people....

    Brain