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  • newTargeted drug found effective in thwarting pancreatic tumors
    Through a pre-clinical study, researchers identified a novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors that are addicted to the cancer-causing mutant KRAS gene.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Jun 21, 4:26am -
  • newIntroducing play to higher education reduces stress and forms deeper connection material
    Higher education students are more engaged and motivated when they are taught using playful pedagogy rather than the traditional lecture-based method. Play also resulted in reduced stress and anxiety.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Jun 21, 4:26am -
  • newNew health benefits of red seaweeds unveiled
    Red seaweeds have been prevalent in the diets of Asian communities for thousands of years. Researchers have now shown how these algae confer health benefits.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Jun 21, 4:25am -
  • newAs climates change, prepare for more mosquitoes in winter
    In places on the front lines of climate change, these disease-spreading insects may become a year-round problem.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Jun 21, 4:25am -
  • newDoes zinc inhibit or promote growth of kidney stones? Well, both
    In the first study to validate conflicting theories, a researcher has confirmed that the zinc actually does inhibit and promote the growth of kidney stones at the same time.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Jun 21, 1:09am -
  • newMaking a meal of DNA in the seafloor
    While best known as the code for genetic information, DNA is also a nutrient for specialized microbes. An international team of researchers has discovered several bacteria in sediment samples from the Atlantic Ocean that use DNA as a food source. One bacterium newly named by the team in fact is a true expert in degrading DNA.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Jun 21, 1:09am -
  • newPersistence pays off in the human gut microbiome
    The human gut microbiome is a complex community of trillions of microbes that are constantly interacting with each other and our bodies. It supports our wellbeing, immune system and mental health -- but how is it sustained?
    - 5 hours ago 15 Jun 21, 1:09am -
  • newThe evolution of good taste
    Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Jun 21, 1:09am -
  • newResearchers model impact of blood pressure control programs at barbershops nationwide
    Investigators built a model to examine the potential impact of implementing blood pressure control programs at barbershops nationwide and found that such programs could reach one in three Black men with uncontrolled blood pressure nationally.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Jun 21, 1:08am -
  • newBrain capillary structures show a correlation with their neuron structures
    Researchers performed microtomography experiments the BL20XU beamline of the SPring-8 synchrotron radiation facility and found that brain capillary structures show a correlation with their neuron structures.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -
  • newStents inspired by paper-cutting art can deliver drugs to the GI tract
    Inspired by kirigami, the Japanese art of folding and cutting paper, engineers have designed a new type of stent that could be used to deliver drugs to the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, or other tubular organs in the body.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -
  • newTouchless technology could enable early detection and treatment of eye diseases that cause blindness
    A new non-contact laser imaging system developed by engineering researchers, is designed to detect telltale signs of major blinding diseases in retinal blood and tissue that typically go unseen until it is too late.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -
  • newPotential new treatment target for Alzheimer's disease
    A new study not only sheds light on how the APOE4 gene may cause some of the pathologies associated with Alzheimer's disease, but also suggests a new treatment target that might help people who carry the APOE4 gene in early and late stages of the disease. Researchers found that APOE4 is associated with the activation of an inflammatory protein that causes a breakdown in the blood-brain barrier which protects the brain.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -
  • newA new model of Alzheimer's progression
    Scientists explore how protein and signaling pathways change in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Their work creates a new model of disease progression, taking advantage of the heterogeneity that is inherent to human studies.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -
  • newOne step towards a daily-use deep UV light source for sterilization and disinfection
    Researchers invented a more efficient device for doubling the frequency of incoming light by combining period reflectors inside a microcavity containing gallium nitride. This work may help in the construction of a deep UV light source with bactericidal effect that is both safe and practical.
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jun 21, 10:42pm -

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