Genome of the World's Largest Bony Fish May Explain Fast Growth Rate And Large Size
The genome of the ocean sunfish (Mola mola), the world's largest bony fish, has been sequenced for the first time by researchers from China National Genebank at BGI-Shenzhen and A*STAR, Singapore. The research...
Saying Sorry Not Enough When Trust, Gender Roles Broken, Just Ask Clinton And Trump
TORONTO, September 12, 2016 - Public figures such as United States presidential candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump may have to do a lot more than just say sorry to win back public trust after a misdeed...
'Tracking Bugs' Reveal Secret of Cancer Cell Metabolism
One of the hallmarks of cancer is a change in cellular metabolism, a series of chemical reactions so fundamen...
Research Examines How Beardedness Affects Women's Attraction to Men
New research suggests that women tend to find beardedness attractive when judging long-term relationships, perhaps as a signal of formidability among males and the potential to provide direct benefits, such as...
Snail Venom Holds Key to Better Diabetes Treatments
New research has found that venom extracted from a species of marine cone snail could hold the key to develop...
Evolutionarily Conserved Enzyme Play Key Role in DNA Replication
Genome-wide studies of fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe) suggest that the evolutionary conserved enzy...
Ground Squirrels Use the Sun to Hide Food
Jamie Samson and Marta Manser from the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental 1Studies at UZH s...
Westerly Winds Have Blown Across Central Asia for at Least 42 Million Years
The gusting westerly winds that dominate the climate in central Asia, setting the pattern of dryness and loca...
CEOs Are Compensated, Valued More by Conservative (vs Liberal) Boards
Recent studies have examined the ways in which CEOs' political ideologies influence their firms' strategies, but new, first-of-its-kind research from the University of Notre Dame shows that corporate directors...
An Arms Race with a Superbug: Study Shows How Pneumonia-causing Bacteria Invade the Body
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If you get pneumonia, or even an infected cut, your body is now a war zone. And as your ...
Eastern Forests Use Up Nitrogen in Soil During Earlier, Greener Springs
FROSTBURG, MD (Sept. 12, 2016)--A warming climate is causing earlier springs and later autumns in eastern for...
Associations Between Television, Early Childhood And Social Impairment During Adolescence
Results of new study led by Linda Pagani, professor at the University of Montreal's School of Psychoeducation, show that young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social iso...
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With Great Power Comes Great Laser Science
It is a very unusual kind of laser: researchers at the photonics institute at TU Wien (Vienna) have built a d...
Solar Panels + Lead-acid Batteries to Increase Electricity Self-sufficiency
Currently, in Belgium, photovoltaic systems coupled with lead-acid batteries do not ensure the electrical self-sufficiency of a residence at a reasonable cost. This is the summary conclusion of the study two U...
Semiconducting Inorganic Double Helix
It is the double helix, with its stable and flexible structure of genetic information, that made life on Eart...
New Laser Provides Ultra-precise Tool for Scientists Probing the Secrets of the Universe
WASHINGTON -- Researchers have developed a new laser that makes it possible to measure electron transition energies in small atoms and molecules with unprecedented precision. The instrument will help scientist...
App Vs. Website: Which Best Protects Your Privacy?
That's the question that Northeastern researchers, led by assistant professor David Choffnes, ask in new ...
Lightweight, Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to Electricity
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and conve...
Magnetic Sensors Made to Measure
Scientists at DESY have discovered a method that paves the way for a new generation of magnetic sensors. Thei...
Tuning Materials And Devices to Adapt to Their Environment
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2016 -- Materials with large dielectric constants -- aka "high-K materials" -- ha...
PPPL Researchers Successfully Test Device That Analyzes Components Within a Vacuum
Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have successfu...
Fuel Cell Membrane Patented by Sandia Outperforms Market
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Fuel cells provide power without pollutants. But, as in the Goldilocks story, membranes ...
Diamonds And Quantum Information Processing on the Nano Scale
New York, NY - A City College of New York led-team headed by physicist Dr. Carlos Meriles has successfully de...
Physicists Discovered New Peculiarities of a Material with a Giant Magnetocaloric Effect
The magnetocaloric effect (MCE) is manifested in cooling or heating of the magnetic material (a material havi...
Why Vultures Matter - And What We Lose If They're Gone
Both Sexism And Racism Are Similar Mental Processes
Killing Superbugs with Star-shaped Polymers, Not Antibiotics
Flu Jab Associated with Fewer Hospitalizations in Patients with Heart Failure
Growing Number of Chemicals Linked with Brain Disorders in Children
Study: We Understand That Social Media Does Not Equal Social Interaction
Broccoli V. French Fries: Appealing to Teens' Impulse to Rebel Can Curb Unhealthy Eating
Distance Wireless Charging Enhanced by Magnetic Metamaterials
Saying Sorry Not Enough When Trust, Gender Roles Broken, Just Ask Clinton And Trump
The Pronoun I Is Becoming Obsolete
Experimental Drug Could Stop Melanoma, Other Cancers, Research Suggests
Stress Bites! USF Researchers Study Mosquito/Bird Interactions
Research Finds That Financial Aid Is Not the Answer to College Affordability
Los Angeles, CA (September 12, 2016) Why are some students, especially those who are first generation college students or from low-income households, not applying for or consistently receiving financial aid? A...
Al Shabaab Weakened but Not Defeated in Somalia
Efforts to weaken the al Qa'ida-linked terrorist group al Shabaab in Somalia have had some success over the past five years, but the U.S. campaign there is now in jeopardy, according to a new RAND Corporation ...
US Rules for Targeted Killing Using Drones Need Clarifying, RAND Report Asserts
Current U.S. policies on using drones for targeted killing are characterized by ambiguities in interpretations of international law and too many generalities, despite recent efforts by the Obama administration...
National Education Reformers Target Local School Boards
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Local school board elections increasingly are becoming a national political battlegro...
Greater Efforts Are Needed to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation
The World Health Organization reports that more than 200 million girls and women currently have been subjected to female genital mutilation/cutting worldwide, and three million girls continue to be at risk eac...
New Study Suggests Women Do Ask for Pay Rises but Don't Get Them
New research from the Cass Business School, the University of Warwick and the University of Wisconsin shows t...
Cyber Security Survey Reveals Darknet Use Higher among 18-24 Year Olds
A recent survey by the Cyber Security Centre at the University of Kent has revealed that 5% of British adults have browsed the darknet, with 1% acknowledging they have bought items from it, but this percentage...
Germany: East-west Divide in Life Expectancy Almost Overcome
Twenty-five years after reunification, the once considerable differences between life expectancy in eastern a...
Doctors Protest over Australia's 'Repressive Legislation' on Asylum Seekers
In The BMJ this week, two doctors criticize Australia for passing legislation that may be used to silence doctors working with asylum seekers. The Border Force Act 2015 says that from July 2015 contracted wor...
Seniors Run for the Suburbs in Their Golden Years
Montreal, October 14, 2014 â€” By 2040, there will be more than three times the number of Americans aged 80+ than there were in 2000. Condo towers crowding city skylines seem to reflect builders' hopes that the ...
Rice U. Study: Creativity And Innovation Need to Talk More
HOUSTON â€“ (April 8, 2014) â€“ Creativity and innovation are not sufficiently integrated in either the business world or academic research, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Edinburgh...