• By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

    TESTOSTERONE TREATMENT IMPROVES BONE DENSITY AND ANEMIA, MAY LEAD TO CARDIAC RISK

    Testosterone treatment improved bone density and anemia for men over 65 with unequivocally low testosterone, a new study has concluded....

    • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

      MODEL HELPS EXPLAIN WHY SOME PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS HAVE SEIZURES

      MS patients are three to six times more likely to develop seizures. Using a mouse model, a team of scientists has found for the first...

      • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

        COUNTING SHARKS

        Researchers have recalibrated shark population density using data they gathered during eight years of study on Palmyra atoll.

        • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

          THE SMALLEST CAS9 GENETIC SCISSORS

          Scientists present the smallest member of the CRISPR-Cas9 family developed to date and show that it can fit inside adeno-associated...

          • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

            LIKELIHOOD OF DIETING SUCCESS LIES WITHIN YOUR TWEETS

            There is a direct link between a person's attitude on social media and the likelihood that their dieting efforts will succeed. In fact,...

            • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

              MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY DECREASE PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY

              Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research suggests.

              • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

                RESEARCHER USING KINETICS, NOT TEMPERATURE, TO MAKE CERAMIC COATINGS

                A new study lays down ceramic coatings kinetically at room temperature. Coating at room temperature makes microelectronics design and...

                Technology
                • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

                  GENETIC DATA SHOW MAINLY MEN MIGRATED FROM THE PONTIC STEPPE TO EUROPE 5,000 YEARS AGO

                  A new study, looking at the sex-specifically inherited X chromosome of prehistoric human remains, shows that hardly any women took...

                  Europ
                  • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

                    WINNERS, LOSERS AMONG FISH WHEN LANDSCAPE UNDERGOES CHANGE

                    As humans build roads, construct buildings and develop land for agriculture, freshwater ecosystems respond ? but not always in the...

                    • By Science Daily   -   Feb 22, 2017

                      IN GREAT SHAPE: SCIENTIST'S METAMATERIAL IS NOW PROVED TO BE THE WORLD'S FIRST TO ACHIEVE THE PERFORMANCE PREDICTED BY THEORETICAL BOUNDS

                      Isomax is now proved to be the world's first to achieve the performance predicted by theoretical bounds, reports a new study.

                      World
                      • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                        THE SECRET OF SCIENTISTS WHO IMPACT POLICY

                        Researchers analyzed 15 policy decisions worldwide, with outcomes ranging from new coastal preservation laws to improved species protections,...

                        • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                          SLOT-MACHINE ADDICTION LINKED TO IMMERSION IN THE GAME

                          Gamblers who feel like they enter into a trance while playing slot machines are more likely to have gambling problems, according to...

                          • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                            HUMANS ARE HARD-WIRED TO FOLLOW THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE

                            The amount of effort required to do something influences what we think we see, finds a new study, suggesting we're biased towards perceiving...

                            • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                              US GRID CAN HANDLE MORE OFFSHORE WIND POWER, CUTTING POLLUTION AND POWER COSTS

                              Injecting large amounts of offshore wind power into the US electrical grid is manageable, will cut electricity costs, and will reduce...

                              Industry
                              • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                DRUGS THAT ALTER INHIBITORY TARGETS OFFER THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES FOR AUTISM, SCHIZOPHRENIA

                                Memories are formed at structures in the brain known as dendritic spines, which communicate with other brain cells through 'synapses.'...

                                • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                  NEW PEPTIDE TO COMBAT A DISORDER THAT CAUSES HEART ATTACKS AT EARLY AGE

                                  Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring...

                                  • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                    USING A RABBIT VIRUS TO TREAT MULTIPLE MYELOMA

                                    Treating multiple myeloma with myxoma virus eliminated a majority of malignant cells in preclinical studies, report investigators....

                                    • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                      BRIGHTEST NEUTRON STAR YET HAS A MULTIPOLAR MAGNETIC FIELD

                                      Scientists have identified a neutron star that is consuming material so fast it emits more x-rays than any other. Its extreme brightness...

                                      • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                        FIFTH OF WORLD'S FOOD LOST TO OVER-EATING AND WASTE, STUDY FINDS

                                        Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests. The world population...

                                        World, Food
                                        • By Science Daily   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                          STUDENTS MORE LIKELY TO SUCCEED IF TEACHERS HAVE POSITIVE PERCEPTIONS OF PARENTS

                                          Researchers have found that teacher ratings of parental involvement early in a child's academic career can accurately predict the child's...