• By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    AGE-RELATED IMMUNITY LOSS

    Research in mouse cells identifies defective metabolic pathway in aging immune T cells. The pathway is critical for switching T cells...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NONCODING MUTATIONS CONTRIBUTE TO AUTISM RISK

    A whole-genome sequencing study of nearly 2,000 families has implicated mutations in 'promoter regions' of the genome - regions that...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    EBOLA-FIGHTING PROTEIN DISCOVERED IN HUMAN CELLS

    Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HIV VACCINE PROTECTS NON-HUMAN PRIMATES FROM INFECTION

    New research shows that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy works in non-human primates. In the study, rhesus macaque monkeys produced...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    EARLY PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN REDUCE RISK, AMOUNT OF LONG-TERM OPIOID USE, STUDY FINDS

    Patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately...

    Knees
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SELF-PERCEPTION AND REALITY SEEM TO LINE-UP WHEN IT COMES TO JUDGING OUR OWN PERSONALITY

    When it comes to personality, it turns out your peers probably think the same way about you as you do about yourself.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CAN STEM CELLS HELP A DISEASED HEART HEAL ITSELF? RESEARCHER ACHIEVES IMPORTANT MILESTONE

    Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves - a new model that would reduce the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A CO-WORKER'S RUDENESS CAN AFFECT YOUR SLEEP - AND YOUR PARTNER'S

    A new study found workplace incivilities has the potential to not only negatively affect an employee's sleep but their partner's as...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A ROLE FOR MICRORNAS IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

    Researchers have uncovered a microRNA cluster that regulates synaptic strength and is involved in the control of social behavior in...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    PROSTATE CANCER: NEW COMPUTER MODEL ENABLES RESEARCHERS TO PREDICT COURSE OF DISEASE

    How does a normal cell turn into a deadly cancer? Seeking an answer to this Question researchers examined the tumor genomes of nearly...

    Prostate, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    PARENTS' BRAIN ACTIVITY 'ECHOES' THEIR INFANT'S BRAIN ACTIVITY WHEN THEY PLAY TOGETHER

    Research shows for the first time that when adults are engaged in joint play together with their infant, the parents' brains show bursts...

    Brain, Baby
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    IPCC TO TAKE GREATER ACCOUNT OF CARBON STORAGE BY AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS

    Researchers have established coefficients for carbon storage in the soil and aboveground and belowground biomass of different agroforestry...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    WHETHER A URINARY TRACT INFECTION RECURS MAY DEPEND ON THE BACTERIAL STRAIN

    Genetically diverse bacterial strains that cause urinary tract infections differ in their ability to trigger protective immune responses...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    COLLAGEN NANOFIBRILS IN MAMMALIAN TISSUES GET STRONGER WITH EXERCISE

    A recent experimental study on nanoscale collagen fibrils sheds light on reasons why collagen is such a resilient material.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    MOLECULAR CAUSES OF BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATED WITH GUT CONDITION UNCOVERED

    Using a mouse model of necrotizing enterocolitis , researchers have uncovered the molecular causes of the condition and its associated...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NEW INTERACTIONS BETWEEN EBOLA VIRUS AND HUMAN PROTEINS DISCOVERED

    Several new connections have been discovered between the proteins of the Ebola virus and human host cells, a finding that provides...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    BIOLOGISTS TURN EAVESDROPPING VIRUSES INTO BACTERIAL ASSASSINS

    Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations - and then they made it attack diseases...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    DRUG TARGETS FOR EBOLA, DENGUE, AND ZIKA VIRUSES FOUND IN LAB STUDY

    No drugs are currently available to treat Ebola, Dengue, or Zika viruses, which infect millions of people every year and result in...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ORIGINS OF PAIN

    Research in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors Findings point to the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SEWAGE BACTERIA LURKING IN HUDSON RIVER SEDIMENTS, STUDY FINDS

    A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage are living in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments of the Hudson River...

    Pollution, Face