• By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 23, 2019

    A SCIENTIFIC METHOD FOR PERFECT CHEESE FONDUE

    Cheese fondue is an icon of Swiss cuisine and a dinner party staple. While it may seem like a simple dish, getting the texture right...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 23, 2019

    PLANTING SMALL SEEDS SIMPLY: THE ALLURE OF THE SLIDE HAMMER SEEDER

    The development of a simply made and easy-to-use planting device could make growing important herbs and beneficial insect-attracting...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 23, 2019

    A PEEK AT LIVING ROOM DECOR SUGGESTS HOW DECORATIONS VARY AROUND THE WORLD

    People around the world paint their walls different colors, buy plants to spruce up their interiors and engage in a variety of other...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 23, 2019

    GOOD DOG? BAD DOG? THEIR PERSONALITIES CAN CHANGE

    When dog-parents spend extra time scratching their dogs' bellies, take their dogs out for long walks and games of fetch, or even when...

    Belly
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    COULD BLOCKCHAIN ENSURE INTEGRITY OF CLINICAL TRIAL DATA?

    Researchers have created a proof-of-concept method for ensuring the integrity of clinical trials data with blockchain. The system creates...

    Audition
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    NEW MRI SENSOR CAN IMAGE ACTIVITY DEEP WITHIN THE BRAIN

    Researchers have developed an MRI-based calcium sensor that allows them to peer deep into the brain. Using this technique, they can...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW TYPE OF IMMUNE CELLS THAT ARE ESSENTIAL FOR FORMING HEART VALVES

    Researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays a critical role in the formation of healthy...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    DIABETES LINKED TO BACK PAIN

    People with diabetes have a 35 percent higher risk of experiencing low back pain and 24 percent higher risk of having neck pain than...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    CORRECT ANTIBIOTIC DOSING COULD PRESERVE LUNG MICROBIAL DIVERSITY IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

    Children and young adults with cystic fibrosis whose lung infections were treated with suboptimal doses of antibiotics had fewer changes...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SURPRISE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS DISCOVERY POINTS TO NEW TREATMENT

    Researchers have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis that may help explain the painful flare-ups associated...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    REVEALING THE ROLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS SMALL PROTEINS

    Investigators develop a technique to identify and classify proteins with less than 100 amino acids. These types of proteins account...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    OLDER BIOLOGIC AGE LINKED TO ELEVATED BREAST CANCER RISK

    Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists....

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SCIENTISTS SHARPEN THEIR MOLECULAR SCISSORS AND EXPAND THE GENE EDITING TOOLBOX

    Scientists have figured out a better way to deliver a DNA editing tool to shorten the presence of the editor proteins in the cells...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HIGH IQS WON'T BE ENOUGH TO PREVENT ECOLOGICAL DISASTERS

    High IQs aren't going to be enough to stop an ecological disaster. It's going to take social intelligence, too. That's the conclusion...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    WHAT TUMOR CELLS AND A HEALTHY RETINA HAVE IN COMMON

    Researchers are parsing how the retina hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks to renew...

    Tumors
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SCIENTISTS UNRAVEL GENETIC BASIS OF HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

    One third of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cases in Finland are caused by one of the four major mutations, a new study shows. Overall,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    FUNGUS FROM THE INTESTINAL MUCOSA CAN AFFECT LUNG HEALTH

    Researchers have described the mechanism of 'immune cross-reactivity'. The immune system's reaction to Candida albicans in the intestine...

    Fungus
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HALVING THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF SNAKEBITE

    New strategy aims to ensure safe, effective and affordable treatment for all; empower communities at all levels to take proactive action;...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HOW DIABETES CAUSES MUSCLE LOSS

    Diabetes is associated with various health problems including decline in skeletal muscle mass. A research group revealed that elevation...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SPLIT AND CONTINUOUS SLEEP IN TEENS IMPACT COGNITION AND GLUCOSE LEVELS DIFFERENTLY

    Under conditions of insufficient sleep, effects on cognitive performance and morning glucose levels vary depending on how sleep is...

    Sleep