TINY JUMPING ROUNDWORM UNDERGOES UNUSUAL SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT

Biologists have shown that gonad development varies in other nematodes relative to C. elegans. Specifically, they focused on Steinernema...

STARVING FUNGI COULD SAVE MILLIONS OF LIVES EACH YEAR

Researchers have identified a potentially new approach to treating lethal fungal infections that claim more than 1.6 million lives...

 
 
 

PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA ACCOUNT FOR MORE THAN ONE IN 10 SUICIDE CASES

A new study shows that people with schizophrenia account for more than one in 10 cases of suicide in Ontario, and that young people...

IMPORTANT STEP TOWARDS A COMPUTER MODEL THAT PREDICTS THE OUTCOME OF EYE DISEASES

Understanding how the retina transforms images into signals that the brain can interpret would not only result in insights into brain...

 
 
 

MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES IN EUROPE: CONTAINMENT STRATEGY DEPENDS ON WHEN THE ALARM SETS OFF

New research based on the Italian experience with outbreaks of Chikungunya, a disease borne by the tiger mosquito, in 2007 and 2017,...

BROKEN SHUTTLE MAY INTERFERE WITH LEARNING IN MAJOR BRAIN DISORDERS

A broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in people with intellectual disability, schizophrenia, or autism.

 
 
 

REPELLENT RESEARCH: NAVY DEVELOPING SHIP COATINGS TO REDUCE FUEL, ENERGY COSTS

It can repel water, oil, alcohol and even peanut butter. And it might save the US Navy millions of dollars in ship fuel costs, reduce...

BIORENEWABLE, BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC ALTERNATIVE SYNTHESIZED

Polymer chemists have taken another step toward a future of high-performance, biorenewable, biodegradable plastics. The team describes...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW ANTIVIRAL GENE WORKS

It's been known for years that humans and other mammals possess an antiviral gene called RSAD2 that prevents a remarkable range of...

NEW THERAPEUTIC TARGET FOR SLOWING THE SPREAD OF FLU VIRUS

Influenza A hijacks host proteins for viral RNA splicing and blocking these interactions caused replication of the virus to slow, which...

 
 
 

ESTIMATE OF 8.5 BILLION BARRELS OF OIL IN TEXAS' EAGLE FORD GROUP

The Eagle Ford Group of Texas contains estimated means of 8.5 billion barrels of oil, 66 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1.9...

DYNAMIC MODELING HELPS PREDICT THE BEHAVIORS OF GUT MICROBES

A new study provides a platform for predicting how microbial gut communities work and represents a first step toward understanding...

 
 
 

CHALLENGING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HOW PLATELETS ARE MADE

Correlative light-electron microscopy is being used to increase our knowledge of how platelets are made in the body and the results...

THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT IN STEREO

In the photoelectric effect, a photon ejects an electron from a material. Researchers have now used attosecond laser pulses to measure...

 
 
 

CROSS-SPECIES PRION ADAPTATION DEPENDS ON PRION REPLICATION ENVIRONMENT

A hamster prion that replicated under conditions of low RNA levels in mouse brain material resulted in altered disease features when...

NOT JUNK: 'JUMPING GENE' IS CRITICAL FOR EARLY EMBRYO

A so-called 'jumping gene' that researchers long considered either genetic junk or a pernicious parasite is actually a critical regulator...

 
 
 

TEMPLATE TO CREATE SUPERATOMS COULD MAKE FOR BETTER BATTERIES

Researchers have discovered a novel strategy for creating superatoms - combinations of atoms that can mimic the properties of more...

COINING LESS EXPENSIVE CURRENCY: BRINGING DOWN THE COST OF MAKING NICKELS

Cashing in on materials science, makes a new nickel for use in the U.S. Mint. The work might be useful for building durable high-tech...

 
 
 

CRISIS CAN FORCE RE-EVALUATION AND DERAIL EFFORTS TO REACH GOALS

Setbacks are to be expected when pursuing a goal, whether you are trying to lose weight or save money. The challenge is getting back...

TRANSPORT OF LIPID-CONJUGATED FLOXURIDINE BY NATURAL SERUM ALBUMIN FOR DELIVERY TO CANCER CELLS

How can elimination of therapeutics from the bloodstream or their early enzymatic degradation be avoided in systemic delivery? Scientists...

 
 
 



Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars engulfed in fire in Carowinds parking lot

Multiple cars were burned after a large fire started in the Carowinds parking lot Friday afternoon. Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Sabres select defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with No. 1 pick

NHL Draft 2018: Sabres select defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with No. 1 pick

Dahlin is just the 15th ever defenseman to be picked in the draft's top spot. Read more ...

6 pitchers combine on 5-hitter, Rays beat Yankees 2-1

6 pitchers combine on 5-hitter, Rays beat Yankees 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The high-powered New York Yankees were stymied by Tampa Bay's relievers. Read more ...

GOP to go ahead with immigration vote despite Trump's criticism

GOP to go ahead with immigration vote despite Trump's criticism

For the second time in two days, President Trump told Republican House lawmakers on Friday that voting on an immigration bill was a waste of time - but the GOP leadership... Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Capitals trade Philipp Grubauer, Brooks Orpik to Avalanche...

NHL Draft 2018: Capitals trade Philipp Grubauer, Brooks Orpik to Avalanche for 47th pick

The trade helps Washington clear cap space as it attempts to re-sign John Carlson, who tallied 68 points for the Capitals last season. Read more ...

Islanders have first two draft picks of the Lou Lamoriello era

Islanders have first two draft picks of the Lou Lamoriello era

The Islanders grabbed two of the top names left on the board when their pair of picks came up in the draft Friday. With the No. 11 pick, they took right winger Oliver Wahlstrom... Read more ...

Mexican airline offers to reunite immigrant families for free

Mexican airline offers to reunite immigrant families for free

A Mexican airline is offering free flights for families who get separated by President Trump's “zero tolerance” immigration policy. “It hurts us to see these children without... Read more ...

American With a Cellphone? This Ruling Affects You

American With a Cellphone? This Ruling Affects You

It's being described as a landmark decision in favor of privacy: The Supreme Court ruled Friday that the government in most cases needs a warrant to track a person's location... Read more ...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team...

Bryce Harper will participate in Home Run Derby if he makes All-Star team, report says

Harper, a five-time All-Star, is hitting .213 with 19 home runs and 45 RBIs this season. Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia - Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup. Read more ...