CLEAREST VIEW EVER OF CELL MEMBRANE YIELDS UNEXPECTED STRUCTURE, RESEARCH POSSIBILITIES

Scientists have gained the clearest view yet of a patch of cell membrane and its components, revealing unexpected structures and opening...

HELPING THE ANTI-PARASITIC MEDICINE GO DOWN

An international team has developed a novel pharmaceutical formulation to administer triclabendazole - an anti-parasitic drug used...

 
 
 

BARELY SCRATCHING THE SURFACE: A NEW WAY TO MAKE ROBUST MEMBRANES

Researchers have demonstrated a new technique's viability for membranes.

RITALIN DRIVES GREATER CONNECTION BETWEEN BRAIN AREAS KEY TO MEMORY, ATTENTION

Scientists have described increased connections between key parts of the brains of monkeys who have taken methylphenidate .

 
 
 

BLOOD TEST COULD LEAD TO CYSTIC FIBROSIS TREATMENT TAILORED TO EACH PATIENT

Researchers have used a blood test and microarray technology to identify distinct molecular signatures in children with cystic fibrosis....

RESEARCHERS DESIGN TECHNOLOGY THAT SEES NERVE CELLS FIRE

Researchers have created a noninvasive technology that detects when nerve cells fire based on changes in shape. The method could be...

 
 
 

STEM CELL RESEARCHERS DEVELOP PROMISING TECHNIQUE TO GENERATE NEW MUSCLE CELLS IN LAB

To help patients with muscle disorders, scientists have engineered a new stem cell line to study the conversion of stem cells into...

RECORD LEVELS OF MERCURY RELEASED BY THAWING PERMAFROST IN CANADIAN ARCTIC

Permafrost thaw slumps in the western Canadian Arctic are releasing record amounts of mercury into waterways, according to new research...

 
 
 

BIOLOGISTS SHED NEW LIGHT ON AN OLD QUESTION

For nearly 100 years biologists have argued about how exactly natural selection can possibly work. If nature selects the individuals...

CLUE TO EPIDEMICS IN 'BURSTY' SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

Researchers have developed a mathematical model that could cure the potential to underestimate how quickly diseases spread. The team...

 
 
 

PROFESSOR MODELS SYSTEM USING BAKING SODA FILLED CAPSULES TO CAPTURE CO2 EMISSIONS

Coal and natural gas represent the majority of the US energy supply. Even with pollution controls, burning these fossil fuels for energy...

RESTING EASY: OXYGEN PROMOTES DEEP, RESTORATIVE SLEEP

Exposure to high levels of oxygen encourages the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep, according to a new study.

 
 
 

CRASHES INCREASE WHEN SPEED LIMITS DIP FAR BELOW ENGINEERING RECOMMENDATION

Speed limits set only five miles per hour below engineering recommendations produce a statistically significant decrease in total,...

SUBWAY TRAIN TRAVEL LINKED TO SPREAD OF FLU-LIKE ILLNESSES

Despite the commuter cold being a widely accepted concept, it has never been proven that public transport contributes to the spread...

 
 
 

LENGTH OF EYE BLINKS MIGHT ACT AS CONVERSATIONAL CUE

Blinking may feel like an unconscious activity, but new research suggests that humans unknowingly perceive eye blinks as nonverbal...

CARDINALS LIVING IN ADJACENT DESERTS ARE SHARPLY DISTINCT IN GENETICS AND SONG

New research suggests that populations of the Northern Cardinal - one of the most ubiquitous backyard birds in the United States -...

 
 
 

HOW UNCONVENTIONAL METALS BEHAVE, WITH AN EYE ON HIGH-TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS

By trapping atoms in a lattice of light, researchers explore how unconventional metals conduct electricity, with an eye toward understanding...

HOW BULLYING AFFECTS THE STRUCTURE OF THE TEEN BRAIN

The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. Research now shows that there may be physical structural...

 
 
 

OBTAINING POLYESTER FROM PLANT OIL

Chemists have developed a new catalysis concept for obtaining polyester from castor oil.

DNA STUDY SHOWS STETHOSCOPES LOADED WITH BACTERIA, INCLUDING STAPHYLOCOCCUS

Stethoscopes carried by health care practitioners are loaded with diverse bacteria, including some that can cause healthcare-associated...

 
 
 



Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling more than 64,000 cases of the product due to potential contamination, according to a recall notice. Read more ...

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says several people have been injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in the capital Ankara. Anadolu Agency... Read more ...

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, says he covered up...

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, says he covered up Trump's 'dirty deeds'

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Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kyle Lowry had 23 points and 12 assists to lead a balanced Toronto offense while leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out, Serge Ibaka added 20 points and the... Read more ...

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016 but had been "close to declining" the offer. Read more ...

People are dragging Michael Cohen for a 2015 tweet about Hillary Clinton...

People are dragging Michael Cohen for a 2015 tweet about Hillary Clinton after he was sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to numerous crimes he committed while employed by President Donald Trump. The sentencing... Read more ...

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

PHILADELPHIA - Spencer Dinwiddie put on his best Stephen Curry impersonation. Read more ...

What To Know About The No-Confidence Vote Facing British Prime Minister...

What To Know About The No-Confidence Vote Facing British Prime Minister Theresa May

Britain's prime minister faces a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday evening. Why do members of her own party want to sack her? Read more ...

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

MINNEAPOLIS - A federal jury in St. Paul convicted 36 people for their roles in an international sex trafficking organization Wednesday. Prosecutors say the criminal enterprise... Read more ...