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 2017-09-22 15:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Strategy might prevent infections in patients with spinal cord injuries... +

A new study sheds light on how to reduce the number of infections in patients with spinal cord injuries without using antibiotics....

 2017-09-22 15:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Usher syndrome: Gene therapy restores hearing and balance... +

Scientists have recently restored hearing and balance in a mouse model of Usher syndrome type 1G characterized by profound congenital deafness and vestibular disorders caused by severe dysmorphogenesis of the mechanoelectrical transduction apparatus of th...

 2017-09-22 15:16 

The Daily Galaxy

"The X-Games of Astronomy" --Scientists Close to Taking Actual Pictures of Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)... +

A super-powered radio telescopes has turned the Earth into one giant eye --the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a multinational effort involving more than 100 researchers--all pointing to Sagittarius A*—the supermassive black hole at the center of our galax...

 2017-09-22 15:15 

Scientific American

Arecibo Observatory Closed by Hurricane Maria... +

The condition of the world’s second-largest radio telescope remains unclear after being battered by the storm ...

 2017-09-22 15:07 

New Scientist

Plan to save Great Barrier Reef from encroaching farm pollution... +

A major project is underway to protect Australias Great Barrier Reef from being smothered and poisoned by agricultural runoff...

 2017-09-22 15:00 

Scientific American

To Advance Medicine's Future, NIH Tries to Win the Trust of Mistreated Communities... +

The agency hopes to enroll 1 million people in its precision medicine effort ...

 2017-09-22 14:56 

New Scientist

New Zealands iconic kiwi birds may be losing their sight... +

Three Okarito brown kiwis living wild in New Zealand are completely blind but in good physical condition, suggesting the species is evolving to lose its sight...

 2017-09-22 14:25 

LiveScience.com

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox 2017 with Jupiter, Moon Conjunction... +

Look up as the autumn equinox of 2017 approaches to see Jupiter and the moon together in the night sky on Sept. 22....

 2017-09-22 14:23 

LiveScience.com

History of Ancient Sparta... +

The Spartans of ancient Greece are famed for their martial traditions. But there is much more to Spartan history than the '300.' ...

 2017-09-22 14:08 

Phys.org

Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC... +

Textiles represent one of the earliest human craft technologies and applied arts, and their production would have been one of the most important time, resource and labour consuming activities in the ancient past....

 2017-09-22 14:05 

Phys.org

Crowning the 'King of the Crops': Sequencing the white Guinea yam genome... +

An international collaboration involving the Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, and the Iwate Biotechnology Research Centre, Japan, has for the first time provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam, a staple crop with huge economic and cultural sign...

 2017-09-22 14:00 

TreeHugger

13 items you should always buy in bulk... +

Learn the rules of bulk-buying to reduce household expenses over time....

 2017-09-22 14:00 

Space.com

Dwarf Planet Pluto: Facts About the Icy Former Planet... +

Learn about the discovery of dwarf planet Pluto, its fascinating orbit and atmosphere and the controversy surrounding its planetary status....

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

A sustainable future powered by sea... +

Researchers develop turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean, renewable energy....

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

Assembly of nanoparticles proceeds like a zipper... +

It has always been the Holy Grail of materials science to describe and control the material's structure-function relationship. Nanoparticles are an attractive class of components to be used in functional materials because they exhibit size-dependent prope...

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

Stimuli fading away en route to consciousness... +

Whether or not we consciously perceive the stimuli projected onto our retina is decided in our brain. A recent study shows how some signals dissipate along the processing path to conscious perception. This process begins at rather late stages of signal pr...

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC... +

Analysis of Iron Age textiles indicates that during c. 1000-400 BC Italy shared the textile culture of Central Europe, while Greece was largely influenced by the traditions of ancient Near East....

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

Crowning the 'king of the crops': Sequencing the white guinea yam genome... +

Scientists have, for the first time, provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam, a staple crop with huge economic and cultural significance on the African continent and a lifeline for millions of people....

 2017-09-22 13:40 

ScienceDaily.com

Winter cold extremes linked to high-altitude polar vortex weakening... +

When the strong winds that circle the Arctic slacken, cold polar air can escape and cause extreme winter chills in parts of the Northern hemisphere. A new study finds that these weak states have become more persistent over the past four decades and can be...

 2017-09-22 13:39 

Physics World

Collider serves up drop of primordial soup... +

Quark–gluon plasma produced at record low energies...

 2017-09-22 13:30 

Scientific American

Jellyfish Caught Snoozing Give Clues to Origin of Sleep... +

The brainless marine creatures are the simplest organisms known to seek slumber ...

 2017-09-22 13:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Flint's water crisis led to fewer babies and higher fetal death rates, researchers find... +

An estimated 275 fewer children were born in Flint, Michigan, while the city was using lead-contaminated water from the Flint River, according to new research findings....

 2017-09-22 13:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Breathing dirty air may harm kidneys... +

Outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney failure, say researchers. Scientists culled national VA databases to evaluate the effects of air pollution and kidney disease on nearly 2.5 million people over ...

 2017-09-22 13:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Effective help is available for migraine sufferers... +

Although it’s the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed. Until quite recently a common “remedy” for migraine was to lie in a dark room and wait for the pain to pass. But today there are trea...

 2017-09-22 13:15 

Scientific American

Scientists Closing in on Dawn of Plate Tectonics... +

The massive slabs of Earth’s crust might have started their journey more than 3.5 billion years ago ...

 2017-09-22 13:15 

Scientific American

Scientists Closing in on the Dawn of Plate Tectonics... +

The massive slabs of Earth’s crust might have started their journey more than 3.5 billion years ago ...

 2017-09-22 13:14 

ScienceDaily.com

Rainbow colors reveal cell history... +

A system called “Beta-bow”, which allows the history of ?-cells to be traced by genetic bar-coding and multicolor imaging, has been developed by researchers....

 2017-09-22 13:14 

ScienceDaily.com

Discovery of a new genetic syndrome which predisposes the body to cancer... +

A new syndrome caused by biallelic mutations -- those produced in both gene copies inherited from the mother and father -- in the FANCM gene predisposes the body to the appearance of tumors and causes rejection to chemotherapy treatments. Contrary to what...

 2017-09-22 13:12 

ScienceDaily.com

Improving techniques for joint defect treatment... +

Different surface topographies and materials provide interesting ways to study cell behavior and potentially provide novel solutions for treating joint defects. Tissue engineering methods that simulate native cartilage could prove useful to create cartila...

 2017-09-22 13:10 

Phys.org

Complete structure of mitochondrial respiratory supercomplex decoded... +

(Phys.org)Piece by piece, the circuit diagram for electron transport in the mitochondria has come closer to completion. Each new structure obtained for any of the five respiratory complexes further constrains the assembled puzzle. Eventually, big blocks a...

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Smartphone apps can reduce depression... +

New research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition....

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Party discipline for jumping genes... +

Jumping genes, transposons, are part of the genome of most organisms, aggregated into families and can damage the genome by jumping. How hosts suppress the jumping is well investigated. Why they still can jump has hardly been understood so far. Researcher...

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Personality changes don't precede clinical onset of Alzheimer's, study shows... +

No evidence has been found to support the idea that personality changes begin before the clinical onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, a new and comprehensive study reports....

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Ultra-light aluminum: Chemist reports breakthrough in material design... +

Chemists report a new, metastable, ultra-light crystalline form of aluminum has been computationally designed using density functional calculations with imposing periodic boundary conditions....

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Artificial orchid cultivation kit... +

Orchids are loved by gardeners around the world but are notoriously difficult to cultivate. Researchers have developed a new orchid cultivation kit and have succeeded in complete artificial cultivation of an autonomous orchid. Since this kit can be made c...

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Quick test may speed antibiotic treatment, combat drug resistance... +

Researchers have demonstrated a potential new tactic for rapidly determining whether an antibiotic combats a given infection, thus hastening effective medical treatment and limiting the development of drug-resistant bacteria. Their method can quickly sens...

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

The math of doughnuts: 'Moonshine' sheds light on elliptic curves... +

Mathematicians have opened a new chapter in the theory of moonshine, one which begins to harness the power of the pariahs -- sporadic simple groups that previously had no known application....

 2017-09-22 13:09 

ScienceDaily.com

Positive, negative or neutral, it all matters: NASA explains space radiation... +

Charged particles may be small, but they matter to astronauts. NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is investigating these particles to solve one of its biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars: space radiation and its effects on the human body....

 2017-09-22 13:00 

Quanta Magazine

Moonshine Link Discovered for Pariah Symmetries... +

A type of symmetry so unusual that it was called a pariah turns out to have deep connections to number theory....

 2017-09-22 13:00 

ScienceNews.org

Gene variant linked to Alzheimers disease is a triple threat... +

A genetic risk factor for Alzheimers disease works on multiple aspects of the disease, researchers report....

 2017-09-22 12:54 

Inquisitr

NASA Says No Doomsday On September 23, But There's A Real Threat... +
 2017-09-22 12:50 

Phys.org

A way to measure and control phonons... +

(Phys.org)A team of researchers with the University of Vienna in Austria and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed a technique using photons for controlling and measuring phonons. In their paper published in the journal Science, ...

 2017-09-22 12:30 

Phys.org

Pattern analyses suggests it's possible to predict minimum quake size at its outset... +

(Phys.org)A trio of researchers with the California Institute of Technology has found evidence that suggests it might be possible to calculate a minimum peak quake size during the onset of an earthquake. In their paper published in the journal Science, th...

 2017-09-22 12:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-22 12:22 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-22 12:22 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-22 12:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-22 12:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-22 12:21 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-22 12:21 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

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