• By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    NOVEL NANOTECH IMPROVES CYSTIC FIBROSIS ANTIBIOTIC BY 100,000-FOLD, RESEARCH SHOWS

    New nanotechnology could change the lives of thousands of people living with cystic fibrosis as groundbreaking research shows it can...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    EATING MORE FRUIT AND VEGETABLES LINKED TO LESS STRESS, STUDY FINDS

    Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research. The findings revealed people...

    Stress, Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    CALL FOR 'PARADIGM SHIFT' TO FIGHT AIRBORNE SPREAD OF COVID-19 INDOORS

    Researchers are calling for a 'paradigm shift' in combating airborne pathogens such as COVID-19, demanding universal recognition that...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    OBESITY DURING ADOLESCENCE LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF STROKE AS AN ADULT, STUDY FINDS

    Higher body mass index - an indicator of obesity - in late adolescence is associated with a significantly higher risk of first ischemic...

    Stroke, Adolescence, Diabetes, Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    SCIENTISTS SHOW HOW TO ATTACK THE 'FORTRESS' SURROUNDING PANCREATIC CANCER TUMORS

    Tackling the scar tissue that shields pancreatic tumors from effective drug access is a promising advance in a notoriously hard-to-treat...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    OBESITY SLOWS PROGRESS AGAINST CANCER DEATHS, STUDY SUGGESTS

    A new study suggests that heart disease and obesity-associated cancer mortality rates have continued to improve, but at a slowing pace.

    Obesity, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    NEW STUDY REVEALS WHERE MEMORIES OF FAMILIAR PLACES ARE STORED IN THE BRAIN

    As we move through the world, what we see is seamlessly integrated with our memory of the broader spatial environment. How does the...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    SONGBIRD NEURONS FOR ADVANCED COGNITION MIRROR THE PHYSIOLOGY OF MAMMALIAN COUNTERPARTS

    Neuroscientists examining genetically identified neurons in a songbird's forebrain discovered a remarkable landscape of physiology,...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    THE EMERGENCE OF COOPERATION

    Cooperation plays a crucial role in evolution. A team of scientists has now created a new model that shows how different kinds of cooperative...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    CANCER HAS RIPPLE EFFECT ON DISTANT TISSUES

    A new study with zebrafish shows that a deadly form of skin cancer - melanoma - alters the metabolism of healthy tissues elsewhere...

    Skin, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    SCREENING FOR OVARIAN CANCER DID NOT REDUCE EARLY DEATHS

    The latest analysis looked at data from more than 200,000 women aged 50-74 at recruitment who were followed up for an average of 16...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    ADOLESCENTS AND OLDER ADULTS LACK ATTENTION IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS

    New research has found that adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.

    Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY A MISSING PIECE OF THE LYME DISEASE PUZZLE

    Epidemic. Pandemic. These terms have become second nature to us, popping up in everyday conversation, and for good reason - COVID-19...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    HYDROGEN PEROXIDE-PRODUCING DRUG BOOSTS CANCER-KILLING EFFECT OF RADIOTHERAPY

    A small drug molecule that appears to protect normal tissue from the damaging effects of radiation, may simultaneously be able to boost...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    STUDY: DRIVERS WITH SHIFT WORK SLEEP DISORDER 3X MORE LIKELY TO BE IN CRASH

    People who work nontraditional work hours, such as 11 p.m.-7 a.m., or the 'graveyard' shift, are more likely than people with traditional...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    BRAIN MECHANISM OF CURIOSITY UNRAVELED

    Researchers have discovered a new brain circuit underlying curiosity and novelty seeking behavior. Using several innovative techniques,...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    MEASURING BRAIN BLOOD FLOW AND ACTIVITY WITH LIGHT

    A new, noninvasive method for measuring brain blood flow with light has been developed by biomedical engineers and neurologists and...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    TICKING UPWARD: RESEARCHER STUDIES RISE OF TICK-BORNE DISEASES IN MIDWEST

    When a researcher heard from a former colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that a 7-year-old girl had died from...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    A SIBLING-GUIDED STRATEGY TO CAPTURE THE 3D SHAPE OF THE HUMAN FACE

    A new strategy for capturing the 3D shape of the human face draws on data from sibling pairs and leads to identification of novel links...

    Face
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 14, 2021

    BACKYARD CHICKENS, RABBITS, SOYBEANS CAN MEET HOUSEHOLD PROTEIN DEMAND

    In 2020, stores sold out of garden seed, coops and rabbit cages. Meat shortages led many to wonder what to eat for protein when supply...

    Food