• By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    EDGE OF PINE ISLAND GLACIER'S ICE SHELF IS RIPPING APART, CAUSING KEY ANTARCTIC GLACIER TO GAIN SPEED

    Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf lost about one-fifth of its total area between 2017 and 2020, in three dramatic collapses. Meanwhile...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    NEW DISCOVERY SHOWS HUMAN CELLS CAN WRITE RNA SEQUENCES INTO DNA

    In a discovery that challenges long-held dogma in biology, researchers show that mammalian cells can convert RNA sequences back into...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    ASTRONOMY MEETS PATHOLOGY TO IDENTIFY PREDICTIVE BIOMARKERS FOR CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

    Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers developed a robust platform...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    FLORIDA PYTHON HUNTERS MAY HAVE A NEW TOOL

    Researchers have published a first- of-its-kind study that shows that near-infrared spectrum cameras can help python hunters more effectively...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    LEADERS WHO EMBRACE ON-JOB LEARNING AND LISTEN TO EMPLOYEES HAVE MORE RESILIENT TEAMS

    Leaders who encourage their employees to learn on the job and speak up with ideas and suggestions for change have teams that are more...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    RUDENESS LEADS TO ANCHORING, INCLUDING IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSES

    Research looks at how experiencing rudeness amplifies anchoring bias including in doctors' decision-making.

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    AN OMEGA-3 THAT'S POISON FOR TUMORS

    3D tumors that disintegrate within a few days thanks to the action of a well-known omega-3 - this is a promising discovery. Hungry...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    BRAIN AREAS INVOLVED IN SEEKING INFORMATION ABOUT BAD POSSIBILITIES

    Researchers have identified the brain regions involved in choosing whether to find out if a bad event is about to happen.

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    OCEAN MICROPLASTICS: FIRST GLOBAL VIEW SHOWS SEASONAL CHANGES AND SOURCES

    An estimated 8 million tons of plastic trash enters the ocean each year, and most of it is battered by sun and waves into microplastics...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR DEVASTATING CHILDHOOD BRAIN CANCER

    Research suggests that children with average risk medulloblastoma can receive radiation to a smaller volume of the brain at the end...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS HAVE DIFFICULTY ADJUSTING TO A RAPIDLY CHANGING CLIMATE

    Climate change exerts great pressure for change on species and biodiversity. A recent study indicates that the few moth and butterfly...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    STAR'S DEATH WILL PLAY A MEAN PINBALL WITH RHYTHMIC PLANETS

    Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star are destined to be pinballed around their solar system when their sun...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    ASTRONOMERS SPOT A 'BLINKING GIANT' NEAR THE CENTRE OF THE GALAXY

    Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the centre of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away.

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    'ROADMAPS' OF THE BRAIN REVEAL REGIONS VULNERABLE TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Much like a supply truck crossing the countryside, the misfolded proteins that damage neurons in Alzheimer's disease travel the 'roads'...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    MUSIC LISTENING NEAR BEDTIME DISRUPTIVE TO SLEEP

    Most people listen to music throughout their day and often near bedtime to wind down. But can that actually cause your sleep to suffer?...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    FORGET ME NOT: NOVEL TARGET SHOWS PROMISE IN TREATING ALZHEIMER'S AND RELATED DEMENTIAS

    Researchers have identified a previously unknown early driver of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. They report high levels...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    NOVEL LIQUID CRYSTAL METALENS OFFERS ELECTRIC ZOOM

    Researchers have created a first-of-its-kind metalens - a metamaterial lens - that can be focused using voltage instead of mechanically...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    IMPROVED CLIMATE RESILIENCE THROUGH BETTER SEASONAL FORECASTS

    Lack of water, floods, or crop losses: As a result of climate change, pronounced periods of drought and rainfall are causing human...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    STUDY OF HURRICANE HARVEY FLOODING AIDS IN QUANTIFYING CLIMATE CHANGE

    Researchers used a hydraulic model to consider the degree to which human-caused climate change may have affected flooding in Houston...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jun 12, 2021

    BACTERIA: SERVING TASTY SOLUTION TO GLOBAL PLASTIC CRISIS

    Scientists have devised a novel way of tackling the mounting issue of plastic pollution - by using bacteria to transform plastic waste...