• By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    GENE VARIANTS INFLUENCE SIZE OF BRAINSTEM, OTHER STRUCTURES

    Three-hundred researchers have identified 48 common genetic variants that are associated with the size of the brainstem and other subcortical...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    LISTENING IN TO HOW PROTEINS TALK AND LEARNING THEIR LANGUAGE

    A research team has created a third approach to engineering proteins that uses deep learning to distill the fundamental features of...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    TRAINING PARENTS IS KEY TO HELPING CHILDREN EAT A VARIETY OF FOODS

    Families dealing with the stress and frustration of their child's overly picky eating habits may have a new addition to their parental...

    Stress, Food, Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    PINPOINTING BIOMOLECULES WITH NANOMETER ACCURACY

    Scientists demonstrate a new approach in fluorescence microscopy that can be used to locate individual biomolecules in 3D space with...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    RESISTANCE TO LAST RESORT DRUG AROSE IN PATIENT OVER 3 WEEKS

    French investigators have described development of resistance to one of the last resort therapies used to treat extremely drug-resistant...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    TWIN STUDY SHOWS WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE HEART IS GOOD FOR THE BRAIN

    Researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health - showing in a recent study that good heart...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    HOW THE MOUSE X AND Y CHROMOSOMES COMPETE WITH EACH OTHER TO CONTROL OFFSPRING

    New research presents the first demonstration of a specific difference in sperm function associated with sex ratio skewing.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    NEW CRISPR GENOME EDITING SYSTEM OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF VERSATILITY IN HUMAN CELLS

    A team has developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach by combining two of the most important proteins in molecular biology - CRISPR-Cas9...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    DNA-REELING BACTERIA YIELD NEW INSIGHT ON HOW SUPERBUGS ACQUIRE DRUG-RESISTANCE

    A study has revealed a protein's role in helping bacteria 'reel in' DNA from their environment to acquire new traits, such as antibiotic...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER'S EXPECTATIONS ON WHETHER A TREATMENT WORKS MAY IMPACT ITS EFFECTIVENESS

    If a doctor expects a treatment to be successful, a patient may experience less pain and have better outcomes, according to a new study....

    Power
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    THE NIGHT GARDENERS: IMMUNE CELLS REWIRE, REPAIR BRAIN WHILE WE SLEEP

    Science tells us that a lot of good things happen in our brains while we sleep - learning and memories are consolidated and waste is...

    Sleep, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    BACTERIA MUST BE 'STRESSED OUT' TO DIVIDE

    Bacterial cell division is controlled by both enzymatic activity and mechanical forces, which work together to control its timing and...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    EXPLORING THE EFFECT OF FASTING ON AGE-RELATED DISEASES

    There are many indications that fasting promotes longevity. In recent years, much attention has been devoted to so-called caloric restriction...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    CONSUMERS: ONLINE RESTAURANT REVIEWS ARE NOT ALL EQUAL

    Mobile reviews were associated with 10 to 40% fewer likes than the reviews generated on laptop or desktop computers.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    HPV IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM CUTS PRE-CANCER RATES BY MORE THAN HALF

    A school-based human papillomavirus immunization program in British Columbia, Canada, is dramatically reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    THE ART OF CANCER CAREGIVING: HOW ART THERAPIES BENEFITS THOSE CARING FOR CANCER PATIENTS

    A recent study showed coloring and open-studio art therapy benefits stressed caregivers of cancer patients.

    Stress, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    BREAKING THE STROMA BARRIER: STUDY SHOWS A NEW WAY TO HIT CANCER WITH RADIATION

    Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are commonly used to treat cancer, but are not always effective and can have toxic side effects....

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    IMMUNE REACTION CAUSES MALARIA ORGAN DAMAGE

    Immune cells can be the body's defenders and foes at the same time.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    BIOPRINTING: LIVING CELLS IN A 3D PRINTER

    A high-resolution bioprinting process has been developed: Cells can now be embedded in a 3D matrix printed with micrometer precision...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 21, 2019

    GAS7 PROTEIN ALLOWS CELLS TO EAT

    Phagocytosis can be viewed as a primitive immune system used by all cells. When a pathogen is near the cell, the cell membrane will...