LARGEST ORAL HPV STUDY IN ENGLAND SHOWS INFECTION RATES LOWER THAN EXPECTED

Infection rates of high risk human papillomavirus oral infection in England are lower than expected, compared to previous U.S. studies.

NEW ESMO TUMOR DNA SCALE HELPS MATCH PATIENTS WITH CANCER TO OPTIMAL TARGETED MEDICINES

A new scale for tumor DNA mutations which will simplify and standardize choices for targeted cancer treatment has been agreed by leading...

 
 
 

QUANTUM BUGS, MEET YOUR NEW SWATTER

A computer scientist and his colleagues have proposed a scalable algorithm for quantum state tomography to significantly accelerate...

WHAT'S BEHIND THE RETREATING KELPS AND EXPANDING CORALS?

Climate change and other external forces are causing rapid marine community shifts in Japan's coastal ecosystems. Better understanding...

 
 
 

BRINGING SALVAGED WOODEN SHIPS AND ARTIFACTS BACK TO LIFE WITH 'SMART' NANOTECH

When a shipwreck is brought up from the sea depths, the wood quickly starts deteriorating. Scientists are reporting a novel way to...

WATER BOTTLES, OTHER RECYCLED 3D PRINTING MATERIALS COULD AVOID MILITARY SUPPLY SNAGS

Soldiers on the battlefield or at remote bases often have to wait weeks for vital replacement parts. Now scientists report they have...

 
 
 

GUT BACTERIA PROVIDE KEY TO MAKING UNIVERSAL BLOOD

Blood banks around the world are continually in need of type O blood, which can be universally administered in an emergency. Researchers...

PORTABLE FRESHWATER HARVESTER COULD DRAW UP TO 10 GALLONS PER HOUR FROM THE AIR

For thousands of years, people in the Middle East and South America have extracted water from the air to help sustain their populations....

 
 
 

NANOBOT PUMPS DESTROY NERVE AGENTS

Once in the territory of science fiction, 'nanobots' are closer than ever to becoming a reality, with possible applications in medicine,...

BIGGER PROTEINS, STRONGER THREADS: SYNTHETIC SPIDER SILK

Scientists have, for the first time, created a biosynthetic spider silk that behaves like the real thing. And they may soon make it...

 
 
 

ICE CONFIRMED AT THE MOON'S POLES

Using data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument, scientists have identified three specific signatures that definitively prove...

PROGRESS TOWARD PLUGGING AN ANTIBIOTIC PUMP

Using computer modeling, researchers are helping to develop the means to prevent deaths from infections caused by antibiotic resistant...

 
 
 

CAN WE HAVE A FIRE IN A HIGHLY VACUUMED ENVIRONMENT?

Researchers have discovered that non-flaming combustion of a porous specimen can sustain, even under nearly 1 percent of atmospheric...

TOWARD FAST-CHARGING SOLID-STATE BATTERIES

There are currently great hopes for solid-state batteries. They contain no liquid parts that could leak or catch fire. For this reason,...

 
 
 

NANOPARTICLES IN OUR ENVIRONMENT MAY HAVE MORE HARMFUL EFFECTS THAN WE THINK

Researchers warn that a combination of nanoparticles and contaminants may form a cocktail that is harmful to our cells. In their study,...

MECHANISM BEHIND ORCHID BEAUTY REVEALED

Researchers have identified the gene related to the greenish flower mutation in the Habenaria orchid.

 
 
 

MASSIVE MONUMENTAL CEMETERY BUILT BY EASTERN AFRICA'S EARLIEST HERDERS DISCOVERED IN KENYA

An international team has found the earliest and largest monumental cemetery in eastern Africa. The Lothagam North Pillar Site was...

SYNTHETIC DNA-BASED ENZYMES

Enzymes perform very specific functions and require only little energy - which is why the biocatalysts are also of interest to the...

 
 
 

NATURAL DISASTERS WIDEN RACIAL WEALTH GAP

Damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality between races...

ADULTS PLAY A KEY ROLE IN CHILDREN'S PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL RECESS

When adults are participants in school recess - leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts are mediated quickly - children...

 
 
 



REPORT: Missing 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts found dead

REPORT: Missing 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts found dead

Mollie Tibbetts was last seen July 18. Read more ...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Political Groups As Midterms Loom

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Political Groups As Midterms Loom

Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and... Read more ...

13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

A 13-year-old boy in Virginia has been arrested after an argument with a 14-year-old during a cookout led to the 13-year-old setting the other on fire. Read more ...

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Charges have officially been filed in the case involving the murders of a pregnant Colorado woman and her two daughters. Read more ...

Slack just raised a whopping $427 million to become a $7.1 billion company...

Slack just raised a whopping $427 million to become a $7.1 billion company. Now, it has to defeat Microsoft

Slack, the very popular work chat app, has raised $427 million in venture capital, at a valuation of "more than $7.1 billion." All told, Slack has raised about $1.27 billion in... Read more ...

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

The White House says Jakiw Palij was a guard at a Nazi labor camp in occupied Poland during World War II, and lied about his past when he immigrated to the U.S. For years, no... Read more ...

US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

NEW YORK - The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White... Read more ...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Conservative Groups As...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Conservative Groups As Midterms Loom

Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and... Read more ...

Police investigating a horrific family murder in Colorado found the bodies...

Police investigating a horrific family murder in Colorado found the bodies in a remote oil field with help from a drone

Christopher Watts has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters in Frederick, Colorado. A police affidavit released on Monday says police used a drone to... Read more ...

TJX jumps after beating the Street and raising its full-year guidance

TJX jumps after beating the Street and raising its full-year guidance

TJX beat on both the top and bottom lines. The retailer raised its full-year guidance for earnings and comparable sales. Shares of TJX jumped as much as 5% in the Tuesday... Read more ...