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Jules Verne ATV launch approaching
After the successful launch of ESA's Columbus laboratory aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis on Thursday, Feb. (2008-02-11)
The role of vitamin D in a healthy pregnancy
For a pregnancy to proceed to term, early modulation of the immunologic response is required to induce tolerance to the fetus. (2018-06-20)
Ethical issues are important in 'standard-of-care' clinical trials
A learning healthcare system (LHS) aligns science, informatics, incentives, and culture for continuous improvement and innovation, with a delivery process that is based on best practices while also capturing new knowledge. (2018-01-10)
Researchers discover mechanism that allows rapid signal transmission between nerve cells
Researchers at Charité's NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence have successfully identified the mechanism behind rapid signal transmission. (2017-12-13)
Researchers define role of CEP290 in maintaining ciliary function
A new study in the Sept. 6 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology helps define the role of an important ciliary protein, CEP290. (2010-09-06)
Bacterial enzymes: The biological role of europium
Rare earth elements (REEs) are an indispensable component of the digital technologies that are now an integral part of our everyday life. (2018-06-12)
How to get rid of a satellite after its retirement
Researchers at University of La Rioja have developed a new method to eliminate artificial satellites in Highly Elliptical Orbits when they finish their mission. (2015-09-01)
Our circadian clock sets the rhythm for our cells' powerhouses
Cellular energy metabolism also follows the rhythm of the circadian clock. (2018-03-06)
Religious coping may affect couples dealing with type 2 diabetes
A new study indicates that spousal engagement in shared glycemic control activities -- such as planning a healthy diet -- may help patients with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar levels. (2017-06-07)
Teaching machines to spot the essential
Two physicists at ETH Zurich and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a novel machine-learning algorithm that analyses large data sets describing a physical system and extract from them the essential information needed to understand the underlying physics. (2018-03-27)
The secrets of bone marrow: What leads to healthy blood cell production?
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a five-year, $635,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to identify new potential treatments for diseases that inhibit the growth of blood cells and diseases in which the blood cells develop abnormally. (2015-06-12)
Is it heuristics in use or 'ritualistic and instrumentalist' in purpose?
The primary task this article embarks upon is on determining whether the researches using KAPS (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Surveys) has any heuristic purpose or is it just fulfilling some self-centered ritualistic and instrumentalist objective. (2018-06-28)
Developing web technologies to share secure information
Dr. Lalana Kagal and fellow researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a standard policy language to achieve flexible and dynamic Web security when information is shared between agencies, countries and organizations. (2010-03-02)
Wild blueberries (bilberries) can help tackle the adverse effects of a high-fat diet
Eating bilberries diminishes the adverse effects of a high-fat diet, according to a recent study at the University of Eastern Finland. (2014-12-18)
Study examines the effects of sexual harassment, assault on researchers' careers
Investigators who previously reported on sexual harassment and assault during academic fieldwork have now shed light on the effects of such violations on individuals and their career trajectories. (2017-10-19)
Synthetic membranes created to mimic properties of living cells
Biochemists at the University of California San Diego have developed artificial cell membranes that grow and remodel themselves in a manner similar to that of living mammalian cells. (2016-07-18)
Integral expands our view of the gamma-ray sky
Integral's latest survey of the gamma-ray universe continues to change the way astronomers think of the high-energy cosmos. (2007-02-20)
No need in supercomputers
A group of physicists from the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, the Lomonosov Moscow State University, has learned to use personal computer for calculations of complex equations of quantum mechanics, usually solved with help of supercomputers. (2016-06-28)
Research could lead to new cancer assay, aid both dogs and humans
Veterinary researchers have identified a unique group of proteins that indicate the presence of transitional cell carcinoma -- the most common cause of bladder cancer -- and may lead to a new assay which could better diagnose this disease in both dogs and humans. (2014-06-05)
Young galaxy's halo offers clues to its growth and evolution
A team of astronomers has tested a new way of studying the properties of the gaseous halo surrounding a galaxy using W. (2018-07-24)
Pilot plant to obtain strategic metals through energy recovery from SUW
The FARM consortium has developed a pilot plant that carries out an integral process for strategic metal concentration and recycling, in addition to the majority ones present in the waste generated in SUW (Solid Urban Waste) energy recovery facilities. (2017-01-26)
Patient navigation may aid in breast cancer treatment in high-risk populations
Patient navigation, or the linking of a newly diagnosed cancer patient with a professional trained in assisting patients though the complex journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment, may lead to better breast cancer care in high risk and minority women. (2014-08-04)
Groundbreaking discovery may lead to stronger antibiotics
The last decade has seen a dramatic decline in the effectiveness of antibiotics, resulting in a mounting public health crisis across the world. (2008-10-01)
Making the microbiome part of precision medicine
Studies of the microbiome should be integral to future precision medicine initiatives, argue scientists from the University of Chicago in a new commentary published Nov. (2016-11-01)
Study may lead to new means of increasing effectiveness of existing cancer treatments
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a new mechanism of activation of a pathway known to be implicated in many cancers. (2004-11-22)
Pharmacists can play key role in fight against osteoporosis: U of A study
University of Alberta researcher Nese Yuksel shows how pharmacists can help in the fight against osteoporosis, a disease that often goes undiagnosed. (2010-03-03)
Flu pandemic medical help left in the waiting room
GPs are not an integral part of Australian influenza planning, despite the important role they will play in limiting deaths in the event of a pandemic hitting the country, according to research from the Australian National University. (2008-05-27)
ESA's Integral discovers hidden black holes
Integral, ESA's powerful gamma-ray space telescope, has discovered what seems to be a new class of astronomical objects. (2003-10-20)
Looks like turtle weed, but it's not
Newly described species points to richer marine biodiversity in Guam waters than previously understood. (2012-10-09)
ESA presents Integral's first images
Integral, the European Space Agency's gamma-ray satellite, has taken its first images and collected its first scientific data. (2002-12-11)
Build your own home theater for full-blast entertainment with 'Virtual Sound Ball'
Professor Yang-Hann Kim and Research Professor Jung-Woo Choi from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, have succeeded in building an audio rendering system, (2012-11-05)
Low heritability of tinnitus
The relative importance of genetic factors in tinnitus is low, according to new research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. (2010-04-20)
European satellites probe a new magnetar
On Aug. 22, 2008, NASA's Swift satellite reported multiple blasts of radiation from a rare object known as a soft gamma repeater, or SGR. (2009-06-16)
Grandparents relate to adopted grandchildren the same as biological grandchildren
Grandparents of adopted grandchildren relate to them as an integral part of the family -- just as they relate to their biological grandchildren. (2007-04-16)
Biophysical Society Announces 2010 society fellows
The Biophysical Society is delighted to announce its 2010 Society Fellows. (2009-09-04)
Sporting events should ditch nutritional supps and sports drinks sponsorship
Sporting bodies should ditch the sponsorship of nutritional supplement and sports drinks manufacturers, because they could be lending 'unwarranted credibility' to these products, conclude two leading authorities on the promotion of sports for health and wellbeing in the Journal of Medical Ethics. (2014-09-22)
3-D printing revives Bronze Age music
An archaeologist has 3-D printed a replica of an Iron Age artifact to revive a rich musical culture in ancient Ireland. (2015-09-02)
Clinical Trials Litigation: Legal & Ethical Issues in Human Subjects Research
On Thursday, October 3, Brooklyn Law School's Center for Health Law and Policy will present a program that examines the legal and ethical questions surrounding the safety of human subjects in clinical research projects while examining the status of exisiting litigation. (2002-10-01)
Non-coding RNAs help silence the mammalian transcription
Dr. Shirley Tilghman and colleagues (Princeton University) lend new insight into the mechanism of genomic imprinting, demonstrating a necessary role for a non-coding RNA transcript in the silencing of an imprinted gene cluster in mice. (2006-05-14)
Synthesizing real-life tweets
Scientists in Brazil are using a genetic algorithm to create a realistic soundscape of birdsong that can be triggered by updates from the micro-blogging service, Twitter, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. (2016-03-29)
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