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Changing the color of laser light on the femtosecond time scale
Using femtosecond visible and terahertz (THz) pulses as external perturbations, scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have investigated the second harmonic generation effect in photoexcited BiCoO3.
Muscle fibers alone can't explain sex differences in bird song
Male birds tend to be better singers than females -- but does the basis for this difference lie in the brain or in the syrinx, their equivalent of our larynx?
Brazilian carnivorous mammal-like reptile fossil may be new Aleodon species
Some Late Triassic Brazilian fossils of mammal-like reptiles, previously identified as Chiniquodon, may in fact be the first Aleodon specimens found outside Africa, according to a study published June 14, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Agustín Martinelli from the Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and colleagues.
Boston Medical Center, Head Start partner to prevent maternal depression
Boston Medical Center, in partnership with Action for Boston Community Development's Head Start program, has helped mothers experience a 40 percent reduction in the emergence of clinically significant depressive symptom episodes.
More than a third of heater-cooler devices used in open heart surgery may be contaminated with deadly bacteria
Thirty-three of 89 (37 percent) heater-cooler units assessed between July 2015 and December 2016 tested positive for Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera), a bacterium associated with fatal infections in open-heart surgery patients, according to new research presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Beetles spark development of color-changing nanoparticles for commercial use
Inspired by the varying colors that gleam off of beetle shells, scientists have developed color-shifting nanoparticles that can change hue even after being embedded into a material.
Peer-led self-management programs may not help teenagers with asthma
A study from the University of Warwick suggests peer-led self-management programs have little impact on the quality of life or lung function of adolescents with asthma.
Anti-malaria drugs: Potential new target identified
A newly described protein could be an effective target for combatting drug-resistant malaria parasites.
Could broccoli be a secret weapon against diabetes?
Concentrated broccoli sprout extract may help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar, according to a new study.
Music sessions can help millions who struggle to speak to lead a richer life
Music could be used to transform the lives of millions of people with learning difficulties, dementia, strokes, brain damage and autism and their families, according to a research project from the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Music Zone.
New technology will enable properties to share solar energy
New technology will enable properties to share solar energy and will mean low energy bills for consumers.
Previous bacterial infection increases risk of newly-diagnosed Sjögren's syndrome
The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 have shown a link between newly-diagnosed Sjögren's syndrome and previous infection with nontuberculous mycobacteria.
Universal stabilization
ETH researchers led by Lucio Isa have developed microparticles with a rough, raspberry-like surface that stabilise emulsions following a new principle.
UTI treatment reduces E. coli, may offer alternative to antibiotics
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) tend to come back, even when treated.
Influenza virus can overcome potentially crippling mutations
New research could improve the effectiveness of flu vaccines and therapies.
New class drug significantly reduces spine fracture risk in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 press conference showed that, in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, 12 months treatment with romosozumab was associated with rapid and large reductions in their risk of a vertebral fracture compared to placebo.
New map highlights sinking Louisiana coast
Researchers at Tulane University have developed a subsidence map of coastal Louisiana, putting the rate at which this region is sinking at just over one third of an inch per year.
Reckless behavior fuels ongoing stress for some with PTSD
Veterans Affairs researchers found that for those with posttraumatic stress disorder, risky and harmful behaviors could lead to more trauma and, in turn, worse PSTD symptoms over time.
Older and wiser: Female elk learn to avoid hunters as they age
Female elk adapt their behavior to avoid hunters as they get older, new UAlberta research reveals.
Polar bears' declining mercury levels likely due to climate-related shifts
To understand how human activities are affecting the planet, scientists often study the health of animals in the wild.
Online cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is effective for military
The University of North Texas study focused on soldiers at Fort Hood who had chronic insomnia.
Loss of estrogen a risk factor for disc degeneration and lower back pain
'Oh, my aching back!' It's not an uncommon complaint heard from both men and women as they age and experience lumbar disc degeneration.
Special journal issue showcases Aalto University's materials research
The 12 articles in the special issue of Advanced Electronic Materials investigate materials and devices that are being researched for their applications in micro-electronics, opto-electronics, thermo-electricity generation, photovoltaics and quantum technologies.
SLU researchers find key to muscle regeneration
The nuclear receptor REV-ERB plays a key role in muscle regeneration, suggesting the receptor may be a good target for new drugs to treat a variety of muscle disorders and injuries.
Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital
New King's College London research reveals a 39 percent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
Significant gaps in infection prevention impact long-term care residents
While nearly 400,000 residents of long-term care facilities die as a result of healthcare associated infections (HAIs), these facilities continue to lack the resources, including qualified personnel, necessary to implement adequate infection control programs, according to research presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
New imaging technique may help identify joint inflammation in children earlier
The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 have confirmed that Fluorescence Optical Imaging (FOI), a technique used to visualize inflammation in arthritic joints, is as effective as ultrasound with Power Doppler (US / PD) at monitoring response to treatment in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).
Bioengineered human livers mimic natural development
An international team of researchers bioengineering human liver tissues uncovered previously unknown networks of genetic-molecular crosstalk that control the organ's developmental processes -- greatly advancing efforts to generate healthy and usable human liver tissue from human pluripotent stem cells.
Massey scientists may have found a new way to halt lung cancer growth
For the first time, scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a mechanism that makes lung cancer cells dependent on mutated versions of the gene p53, opening the potential for new, more effective treatments.
New light shed on dynamics of type IV pili and twitching motility
New light shed on dynamics of asymmetric type IV pili distribution and twitching motility triggered by directional light in cyanobacteria.
Researchers create 3-D printed tensegrity objects capable of dramatic shape change
A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a way to use 3-D printers to create objects capable of expanding dramatically that could someday be used in applications ranging from space missions to biomedical devices.
Reproducing a retinal disease on a chip
Good news for the treatment of retinal diseases using the organ-on-a-chip approach.
Rules of the neural roads: Traffic control in your synapses
In brain cells, neurotransmitters are carried inside 'cellular vehicles'. OIST scientists elucidate the mechanisms behind the motion of these vehicles in mammalian synapses.
Statins may not be used for protection against Parkinson's disease
Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Solar paint offers endless energy from water vapor
Researchers in Melbourne, Australia, have developed a compound that draws moisture from the air and splits it into oxygen and hydrogen.
Eyes in the sky reveal extent of gray seal recovery
Using research drones, thermal cameras and free images from Google Earth, two Duke University-led studies confirm that gray seals are making a comeback off the New England and eastern Canadian coasts.
For headache, telemedicine may be as effective as in-person visit
For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study published in the June 14, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Graphene encapsulation provides unprecedented view of the diffusion and rotation of fullerene molecu
Scientists at the University of Vienna have created a new structure by encapsulating a single layer of fullerene molecules between two graphene sheets.
New magnet technology creates easy blood access for hemodialysis patients
A new, minimally invasive system which uses radiofrequency energy instead of open surgery to create access for patients needing hemodialysis is reliable, with minimal complications, according to data published in the American Journal of Kidney Disease.
New face-aging technique could boost search for missing people
Researchers at the University of Bradford have developed a method of aging facial images that could enhance the search for long-term missing people worldwide.
Female elk can learn to avoid hunters with age
As female elk get older, they adopt strategies for avoiding hunters in Canada, according to a study published June 14, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Henrik Thurfjell from University of Alberta, Canada, and colleagues.
Quantum dot transistor simulates functions of neurons
Researchers at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in São Paulo State, Brazil, Würzburg University in Germany, and the University of South Carolina in the United States developed a transistor that can lead to the development of new kinds of device and computer circuit in which memory units are combined with logical processing units, economizing space, time, and power consumption.
Want to feel stronger and thinner? Get some exercise
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study.
A surprising new link between inflammation and mental illness
Up to 75 percent of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus -- an incurable autoimmune disease commonly known as lupus -- experience neuropsychiatric symptoms.
Study looks at needles in treatment for shoulder pain
According to a new study, the type of procedure used to treat shoulder calcifications should be tailored to the type of calcification.
Hydroelectric dams may jeopardize the Amazon's future
Hundreds of built and proposed hydroelectric dams may significantly harm life in and around the Amazon by trapping the flow of rich nutrients and modifying the climate from Central America to the Gulf of Mexico.
Promising peas' potential in big sky country
Changing over from all wheat to wheat-pea rotations can be uncertain.
Study finds no gender difference in stress as a risk factor for coronary heart disease
Researchers found that although women had higher average levels of urine stress hormones than men, the association between stress and having asymptomatic coronary heart disease as measured by coronary calcium was similar in both genders.
Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains
For celiac patients and others on gluten-free diets, it seems like gluten is everywhere -- cakes, cookies and breads.
Cleaning and sterilization techniques leave ureteroscopes contaminated
The techniques used to clean and sterilize flexible ureteroscopes leave behind contamination including debris, residue, and bacteria, according to a new study being presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
More amyloid in the brain, more cognitive decline
A new study from the Center for Vital Longevity at The University of Texas at Dallas has found that the amount of amyloid plaques in a person's brain predicts the rate at which his or her cognition will decline in the next four years.
Understanding river thermal landscapes
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UA surgeon: Physicians, patients must focus on remission of diabetic ulcers
Physicians and patients need to focus on remission of diabetic ulcers -- that is, extending the time between their formation, says Dr.
Earning a living in a changing climate -- the plant perspective
Some of the world's plants are using 'last-stand' strategies to survive rather than thrive as global climate change gathers apace.
Early therapeutic intervention for pre-RA patients significantly reduces risk of RA
The results of a meta-analysis presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 press conference has demonstrated that early therapeutic intervention in patients with so-called 'pre-rheumatoid arthritis' (pre-RA) significantly reduces the risk of the occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in these patients at 52 weeks or more.
Experimental drug co-developed by Moffitt Cancer Center researcher shows promise
The investigation found that the drug, geranylgeranyltransferase inhibitor GGTI-2418 suppresses a new defective PTEN cancer pathway discovered by Pagano's group.
New ultrasound 'drill' targets deep vein blood clots
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots that cause deep vein thrombosis.
Wyss Institute's Organ Chips get smart and go electric
Don Ingber's team at the Wyss Institute has collaborated with Wyss Core Faculty member Kit Parker and his group to bring new solutions to chip design by fitting Organ Chips with embedded electrodes that enable accurate and continuous monitoring of trans-epithelial electrical resistance (TEER), a broadly used measure of tissue health and differentiation, and real-time assessment of electrical activity of living cells, as demonstrated in a Heart Chip model.
Wildfires pollute much more than previously thought
Wildfires are major polluters. Their plumes are three times as dense with aerosol-forming fine particles as previously believed.
Prostate PET/CT targets more cancer and improves patient care
A new study that includes data from four Australian medical centers shows that Ga-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) PET/CT detects prostate cancer not caught by more conventional imaging, thus affecting treatment plans.
Molecular pilot light prepares body's heating system for the cold
Researchers detail a molecule that acts as a molecular pilot light required to turn on the brown fat furnace.
New chemical method could revolutionize graphene
University of Illinois at Chicago scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.
Solar material for producing clean hydrogen fuel
Osaka University researchers create new material based on gold and black phosphorus to produce clean hydrogen fuel using the full spectrum of sunlight.
Elegant switch controls translation in transition from egg to embryo
The transition from an egg to a developing embryo is one of life's most remarkable transformations.
A new mutation in kidney disease
Osaka University researchers find an unexpected mutation in proteins of the exosome could be a valuable biomarker for diagnosing the risk of kidney disease.
Marijuana use among college students on rise following Oregon legalization, study finds
College students attending an Oregon university are using more marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use, but the increase is largely among students who also report recent heavy use of alcohol, a new study has found.
Continuing anti-TNF treatment with CZP for RA during pregnancy: No or negligible placental transfer
The results of a pharmacokinetic study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 showed no or negligible placental transfer of the anti-TNF drug certolizumab pegol from mothers to infants during pregnancy.
Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment
Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle mass, which could potentially prevent muscle wasting in diseases including muscular dystrophy and cancer.
Organic conditions boost flavonoids and antioxidant activity in onions
Five years ago, a highly publicized meta-analysis of more than 200 studies concluded that organic food was no more nutritious than conventionally grown food.
Indoor tanning still accessible to young people -- despite bans
Despite legislation prohibiting the use of ultraviolet (UV) indoor tanning facilities by minors, one in every five tanning salons in US states where such bans are in place stated over the phone that they would allow an underaged caller to do so.
Plant compound more powerful than AZT against HIV
A plant found throughout Southeast Asia traditionally used to treat arthritis and rheumatism contains a potent anti-HIV compound more powerful than the drug AZT, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Natural Compounds.
Bacteria from cystic fibrosis patient could help thwart antibiotic-resistant TB
The number of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases is rising globally.
Creighton physicist's work unveils new ability of immune cells
Being able to quiet active neutrophils with a dual-beam laser could lead to new treatments for lung injury.
Hidden immune cells cause lung transplant failure
Scientists have discovered that a subset of immune cells called nonclassical monocytes, previously unknown to reside in the lungs, play a key role in driving primary graft dysfunction (PGD), the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.
The glue that keeps cells together
Studies conducted by the Biocentre shed new light on cell-cell contacts: Physical effects play an important role in their generation and stability as the journal 'Nature Physics' reports.
Quality of psychiatric treatment -- not number of beds -- should be focus of suicide prevention
Health care providers should focus on the overall quality of psychiatric care, depression screening and outpatient services to prevent suicide, not the number of available inpatient psychiatric beds, argue researchers from the University of Chicago and Columbia University in a new statistical analysis.
Making hydrogen fuel from humid air
One of the biggest hurdles to the widespread use of hydrogen fuel is making hydrogen efficiently and cleanly.
MIT researchers refine yardstick for measuring schools
A new study by an MIT-based team of economists has developed a novel way of evaluating and improving VAMs.
UA researchers find physicians' adherence to H. pylori guidelines low
It was long thought that gastric ulcers and other digestive woes were brought about by stress.
Scientists reveal a key link between brain circuits governing hunger and cravings
By developing a new approach to imaging and manipulating particular groups of neurons in the mouse brain, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have identified a pathway by which neurons that drive hunger influence distant neurons involved in the decision of whether or not to react to food-related cues.
A new test to detect reliably an autoimmune disease
APS is caused by antibodies circulating in the blood plasma that are directed against a protein, which increase the blood's tendency to form clots.
Breakthrough by Queen's University paves way for smaller electronic devices
Queen's University Belfast researchers have discovered a new way to create extremely thin electrically conducting sheets, which could revolutionize the tiny electronic devices that control everything from smart phones to banking and medical technology.
Elon Musk's vision of a self-sustaining city on Mars published in New Space
The Commentary entitled 'Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species' presents the vision of Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, for future manned trips to other planets and specifically what will be needed to create a self-sustaining city on Mars.
Cancer treatment during childhood linked to cognitive problems later in life
Young adults who had chemotherapy as a child have decreased cognitive flexibility and a weaker short-term memory.
Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings
Stored energy from electric vehicles (EVs) can be used to power large buildings -- creating new possibilities for the future of smart, renewable energy -- thanks to ground-breaking battery research from WMG at the University of Warwick.
Russian researchers developed a reliable forward error correction method for digital data
Scientists of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University proposed a new channel coding method for the fifth generation of wireless systems (5G).
Chaotically magnetized cloud is no place to build a star, or is it?
Astronomers using ALMA have discovered a surprisingly weak and wildly disorganized magnetic field very near a newly emerging protostar.
New tool helps pick puppies most suited to guide dog training
Animal behavior experts at the University of Nottingham have developed a new tool which can be used to predict a young dog's likelihood of successfully completing guide dog training.
Visiting virtual beach improves patient experiences during dental procedures
Imagine walking along a beach on a lovely day. As you turn to continue along the coast path feeling calm and relaxed you suddenly hear your dentist say 'Fine, all done, you can take the headset off now'.
'Purposeful leaders' are winning hearts and minds in workplaces, study finds
People are happier and more productive when their leaders show strong morals, a clear vision and commitment to stakeholders, a new study has found.
Body fat and waist size linked to increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women
Madrid, Spain, June 14, 2017: The results of a population study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2017 showed that, in women, being overweight or obese, as defined by body mass index (BMI ), abdominal obesity and a higher body fat percentage was associated with a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Blocking gene expression to combat deadly fungal infection
Deadly fungal infections are becoming resistant to common treatments, but a team of researchers from USC and from France have found a potential new solution.
Amazonia's future will be jeopardized by dams
The hundreds of hydroelectric dams proposed for the Amazon River Basin will cause massive environmental damage all the way from the eastern slopes of the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean.
Study finds way to predict treatment effectiveness for adults with autism
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas and the George Washington University identified certain brain regions that significantly correlate with an increase in social abilities following a virtual environment based training program.
Multispectral imaging reveals ancient Hebrew inscription undetected for over 50 years
Using advanced imaging technology, Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a hitherto invisible inscription on the back of a pottery shard dating from 600 BCE that has been on display at The Israel Museum for more than 50 years.
Clinical trial examines maternal depression strategy at head start
Maternal depression disproportionately affects low-income and minority women. So is a problem-solving intervention at Head Start efficacious at preventing depressive symptom episodes among at-risk, low-income mothers?
Why we get diarrhea
In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, investigators explore the immune mechanism that drives diarrhea, concluding that it plays a critical role in pathogen clearance in the early stages of infection
Cancer researchers look at resistance to targeted therapy in mantle cell lymphoma
A team of cancer researchers at the George Washington University Cancer Center published research looking at the underlying mechanisms of resistance to the drug, Ibrutinib, which is used to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma.
Printed sensors monitor tire wear in real time
Electrical engineers have invented a printed sensor made of metallic carbon nanotubes that can monitor the tread of tires in real-time.
Distant fish relatives share looks
James Cook University scientists have found evidence that even distantly related Australian fish species have evolved to look and act like each other, which confirms a central tenet of evolutionary theory.
Protein network signals found to drive myeloid leukemias
Researchers have uncovered how mutations in a protein network drive several high-risk leukemias, offering new prospects for novel therapies.
Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle in new Stanford study
Stanford scientists have developed a way to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects, technology that could one day charge electric vehicles and personal devices like medical implants and cell phones.
The cost of opioid use during pregnancy
A new study published today by the scientific journal Addiction reveals that the incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome -- often caused by mothers using opioids during pregnancy -- is increasing in the United States, and carries an enormous burden in terms of hospital days and costs.
Study finds 1 in 5 hospitalized adults suffer side effects from prescribed antibiotics
A study examining the impact of antibiotics prescribed for nearly 1,500 adult patients admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital found that adverse side effects occurred in one-fifth of them, and that nearly one-fifth of those side effects occurred in patients who didn't need antibiotics in the first place.
New study: Unsaturated fat associated with fatty liver disease
As the obesity epidemic continues, new data shed light on which nutrients and what quantity of those nutrients promote health or disease.
Low complication rates after screening colonoscopy
During colonoscopy screening for bowel cancer and in the four weeks after the procedure, the risk for complications to develop is low.
State medical licensing boards' practices may hurt physician mental health
A new study found state medical boards ask physicians much more extensive and intrusive questions about mental health conditions than for physical health conditions.
Drug design strategy boosts the odds against resistance development
A new rational drug design technique that uses a powerful computer algorithm to identify molecules that target different receptor sites on key cellular proteins could provide a new weapon in the battle against antibiotic resistance, potentially tipping the odds against the bugs.
UK's voluntary pledge to provide calorie content information for alcoholic drinks fails to make significant progress
According to new research reported in Public Health, the voluntary pledge by the UK industry in 2011 to provide information on alcohol calories has not led to any significant provision of this information to consumers.
Dual-agent PET/MR with time of flight detects more cancer
Simultaneous injections of the radiopharmaceuticals fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) followed by quantitative scanning significantly improves image quality and detection of bone metastases at a lower dose, according to research presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).
Temperature changes make it easier for malaria to climb the Ethiopian highlands
The highlands of Ethiopia are home to the majority of the country's population, the cooler climate serving as a natural buffer against malaria transmission.
Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D vision
Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets.
SNMMI Image of the Year: PET and optical imaging for prostate cancer diagnosis and therapy
The winning image, presented by German researchers at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), clearly demonstrates how combining the advantages of 68Ga-PSMA PET and intraoperative gamma and fluorescence imaging results in better tumor identification before and during surgery.
Gender dictates camouflage strategy in this newly identified praying mantis group
Adult females and males in a new genus of Latin American praying mantises have sharply different approaches to camouflage, according to a Cleveland Museum of Natural History-led study in the open access journal ZooKeys.
Scientists develop molecular thermometer for contactless measurement using infrared light
Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in cooperation with researchers of the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) in Berlin have developed a molecular thermometer.
Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer
Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Male infertility: Urogenital infection as a possible cause
In couples who have not been able to have children, male infertility is the cause in at least half of cases.
Food or fraud?
Is the food on the shelf really that what is written on the label?
New tools help early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis
The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 press conference highlight the use of two new tools, which can potentially play a pivotal role in the early diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis.
Scientists make waves with black hole research
Scientists at the University of Nottingham have made a significant leap forward in understanding the workings of one of the mysteries of the universe.

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