• By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    HOW RANTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA CAN COME BACK TO HAUNT YOU

    Cognitive scientist used millions of chat room messages to study how positive and negative messages reflected back to their senders.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ASIAN ELEPHANTS COULD BE THE MATH KINGS OF THE JUNGLE

    Asian elephants demonstrate numeric ability which is closer to that observed in humans rather than in other animals, according to new...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    BRAIN WAVE DEVICE ENHANCES MEMORY FUNCTION

    The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but also boosts memory...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ANTIBODIES LINKED TO HEART ATTACKS

    Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    FOR SOME YOUNG ADULTS, THE 2016 US ELECTION WAS A 'TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE'

    A new study shows that for 25 percent of young adults given a psychological assessment, the 2016 US presidential election race between...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MORE THAN JUST ANATOMY: SEX DIFFERENCES IN LOWER URINARY TRACT

    The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    RESEARCHERS WAKE-UP DNA FROM SOIL BACTERIA TO DISCOVER NOVEL ACID ANTIBIOTIC

    Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces sclerotialus, and could...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW DRUG COMBINATION DESTROYS CHEMO-RESISTANT BLOOD CANCER

    Researchers have developed a promising targeted strategy to treat chemotherapy-resistant acute myeloid leukemia and a diagnostic test...

    Leukemia, Drugs, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    SOCIAL STIGMA CONTRIBUTES TO POOR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE AUTISTIC COMMUNITY

    Stress related to social stigma may be the reason why autistic people experience more mental health problems than the general population,...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW MECHANISM OF ACTION IN A FIRST-LINE DRUG FOR DIABETES

    Researchers have discovered a mechanism of action underlying a widely used diabetes drug, which may expand its indications for use,...

    Drugs, Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    IN KIDS WITH AUTISM, SHORT QUESTIONNAIRE MAY DETECT GI DISORDERS

    Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WOULD YOU ZAP YOUR BRAIN TO IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY?

    Individuals were more willing to use a hypothetical brain stimulation device on others than on themselves, specifically to improve...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHEN YOU ARE UNHAPPY IN A RELATIONSHIP, WHY DO YOU STAY? THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU

    Why do people stay in unsatisfying romantic relationships? A new study suggests it may be because they view leaving as bad for their...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    DRUG COCKTAIL ALMOST DOUBLES LIFESPAN OF WORMS

    A research team has discovered a combination of drugs that increases healthy lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. The team administered...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    COMMON GENETIC LINK IN LUNG AILMENTS

    An international research team has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW TARGET OF ALCOHOL IN THE BRAIN

    When alcohol enters the brain, it causes neurons in a specialized region called the ventral tegmental area, or VTA - also known as...

    Brain, Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WISHFUL THINKING IS REWARDED

    The reward system in the brain affects our judgements.

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW AGENT AGAINST ANTHRAX

    Researchers have developed an innovative strategy for preventing the anthrax bacterium from absorbing iron, which is crucial for its...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW TOOL GIVES DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF GLIOBLASTOMA

    Researchers have developed a new tool to study genetic 'switches' active in glioblastoma tumors that drive growth of the cancer. In...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MONITORING ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNALS IN THE BRAIN WITH MRI

    MIT engineers have devised a new technique to detect either electrical activity or optical signals in the brain, using a minimally...

    Brain