INHERITED RISK OF EARLY-ONSET CANCER IS HIGHER AMONG MINORITY FAMILIES

A new study shows inherited risk of early-onset cancer is significantly higher among Latino and African American families for solid...

IN MANY CASES, MS STARTS LONG BEFORE THE DIAGNOSIS

Years before they are diagnosed, persons with multiple sclerosis make significantly more visits to doctors and hospitals than others....

 
 
 

SOME SEAFLOOR MICROBES CAN TAKE THE HEAT: AND HERE'S WHAT THEY EAT

In two new studies on life in the seafloor of the Guaymas Basin, in the Gulf of California, scientists show that distinct regions within...

SWITCHING FROM WESTERN DIET TO A BALANCED DIET MAY REDUCE SKIN, JOINT INFLAMMATION

Diet rich in sugar and fat leads to disruption in the gut's microbial culture and contributes to inflammatory skin diseases such as...

 
 
 

CRAB SPECIES FOUND TO HAVE ASYMMETRICAL MALE AND FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE STRUCTURES

Researchers have recently identified and described a new genus and species of xanthid crab found in Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands,...

SALT MARSH PLANTS MAY SIGNAL CARBON CAPTURE CAPACITY

Coastal wetlands like seagrass meadows, mangroves, and salt marshes play vital roles along the shoreline, from providing a buffer against...

 
 
 

PERSONALITY TRAITS RELATE TO BEING A MORNING OR EVENING PERSON

The link between the different hierarchies of personality, sleep patterns and even genetics has now been discovered.

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY COMBINATION OF BIOLOGICAL MARKERS ASSOCIATED WITH SEVERE DENGUE

Researchers have identified a combination of biological markers in patients with dengue that could predict whether they go on to develop...

 
 
 

EXOTIC SUPERCONDUCTORS: THE SECRET THAT WASN'T THERE

The mystery of an exotic kind of superconductivity has been solved, researchers say - by showing that it just does not exist. An effect,...

HOW PANCREATIC CANCER CELLS DODGE DRUG TREATMENTS

Pancreatic cancer cells typically rely on a mutant version of the KRAS protein to proliferate. These cancer cells can also survive...

 
 
 

SELF-REPORTED DECLINES IN COGNITION MAY BE LINKED TO CHANGES IN BRAIN CONNECTIVITY

A research team recently published the results of a three-year study of cognitive changes in older adults who complained that their...

FLASH MOB IN THE NUCLEUS

The nucleus is much more than a storage compartment for chromosomes: It also contains the complex machinery producing transcripts of...

 
 
 

IT'S TRUE: STRESS DOES TURN HAIR GRAY

A new study offers quantitative evidence linking psychological stress to graying hair in people.

SECRETIN HORMONE INDUCES SATIATION BY ACTIVATING BROWN FAT

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism controlling satiation. According to the recently published study, the hormone secretin...

 
 
 

SPORTS: MEN AND WOMEN REACT DIFFERENTLY TO A MISSING AUDIENCE

Without an audience, men run slower and women faster: The lack of spectators during the coronavirus pandemic appears to have had a...

ILLUMINATING THE MECHANISM BEHIND HOW PLANTS REGULATE STARCH SYNTHESIS

Biologists have used rice to successfully illuminate the mechanism by which plants regulate the amount of starch produced via photosynthesis....

 
 
 

BOOST FOR MOUSE GENETIC ANALYSIS

To understand what role an individual gene plays, biologists have, for 100 years, been using a trick of nature: While in principle,...

MUSHROOM GROWING OUT OF FOSSILIZED ANT REVEALS NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF FUNGAL PARASITE

Oregon State University research has identified the oldest known specimen of a fungus parasitizing an ant, and the fossil also represents...

 
 
 

THE HUMIDITY OF FLOWERS ACTS AS AN INVISIBLE ATTRACTOR FOR BUMBLEBEES

As well as bright colors and subtle scents, flowers possess many invisible ways of attracting their pollinators, and a new study shows...

CHILDHOOD TRAUMA CAN MAKE PEOPLE LIKE MORPHINE MORE

People who have experienced childhood trauma get a more pleasurable 'high' from morphine, new research suggests.

 
 
 



More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

At least 11 officers were killed Monday during an ambush in violence-plagued Burkina Faso. Four other officers are still missing from a police unit. Read more ...

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - American authorities took down a range of Iran's state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move... Read more ...

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Connor Wong, a 25-year-old catcher, is making his first appearance on an active major league roster while filling in for injured backup catcher Kevin Plawecki. Read more ...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50 Grubhub gift card

CHICAGO - Chicago health officials announced Tuesday that its in-home vaccination program has been expanded to residents 12 and up. Additionally, those who get vaccinated will... Read more ...

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

An Amazon warehouse in Scotland reportedly destroys millions of unsold products every year, according to undercover footage and anonymous employees at the facility. British... Read more ...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer Filibuster Fight

Democrats face a key question: Will they choose to protect the filibuster or voting rights? Read more ...

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

The administration is now focused on getting younger Americans, particularly 18- to 26-year-olds, vaccinated against the virus. Read more ...

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

The showdown in the largely virtual council session exposed an ongoing rift between the West and allies of China, which has been increasingly pushing back against the criticism... Read more ...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at Michigan Juneteeth parade

A dramatic new video shows the moment a Michigan cop shoots and kills a 19-year-old woman at a Juneteenth parade - and then crumbles to the ground in tears. Read more ...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction... Read more ...