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Hire more LGBTQ and disabled astronomers or risk falling behind, review finds
In a paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy, Professor Lisa Kewley, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in All Sky Astrophysics (ASTRO 3D), finds that encouraging astronomers from marginalized communities will increase the chances of significant research discoveries. (2019-12-06)
Gene discovery in fruit flies could help search for new treatments for mitochondrial disease
Scientists have identified a protein in fruit flies that can be targeted to reverse the effects of disease-causing mutations in mitochondrial genes. (2019-11-27)
Get your game face on: Study finds it may help
Could putting on a serious face in preparation for competition actually impact performance? (2019-11-14)
Study raises new warnings about frail surgery patients
A Veterans Affairs study has shown that frail surgery patients may be at higher risk than previously thought, leading the researchers to conclude that 'there are no 'low-risk' procedures among frail patients.' (2019-11-13)
Research highlights importance of crop competition as a weed control strategy
A new study featured in the journal Weed Science points to the formidable weed control challenges faced by growers today. (2019-11-04)
Best of frenemies: Unexpected role of social networks in ecology
Social networking, even between competing species, plays a much bigger role in ecology than anyone previously thought, according to three biologists at UC Davis. (2019-11-01)
Study finds companies may be wise to share cybersecurity efforts
Research finds that when one company experiences a cybersecurity breach, other companies in the same field also become less attractive to investors. (2019-10-29)
To rid electric grid of carbon, shore up green energy support
Cornell and Northwestern University engineers, along with a federal economist, have created an energy model that helps to remove carbon-generated power from the US electric grid -- replacing it with a greener, financially feasible wind, solar and hydro energy system. (2019-10-28)
Charta of Neurourbanism dedicated to mental health in cities
How can planners reduce the stress of city living and improve the mental health of city dwellers? (2019-10-25)
As large chains grow to dominate dialysis, patient outcomes decline
As large, for-profit dialysis chains acquired more than 1,200 smaller providers across the U.S. from 1998 to 2010, they cut skilled medical staff, increased patient volumes, altered drug regimens and adopted other practices that hurt patient health, according to new research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. (2019-10-23)
Catching evolution in the act
Researchers have produced some of the first evidence that shows that artificial selection and natural selection act on the same genes, a hypothesis predicted by Charles Darwin in 1859. (2019-09-26)
Exploring a strategy that leads to mutual cooperation without non-cooperative actions
A research team led by Hitoshi Yamamoto from Rissho University analyzed which strategies would be effective in the prisoner's dilemma game, into which a new behavior of not participating in the game was introduced. (2019-09-24)
Searching for the characteristics of award-winning wine
New WSU research shows large wine challenges tend to favor wines with high ethanol and sugar levels. (2019-09-18)
The effects of variation in T6SS and bacteria on competition in host environment
A group of scientists studying the ways plant-associated bacteria interact were surprised to find that strains predicted to be more sensitive to bacteria were able to coexist with aggressor strains. (2019-09-17)
The market in your head
When bidding in a competitive market, our brains use a special type of heuristic to adjust the price depending on the success of previous attempts to buy goods. (2019-09-17)
Using a wearable device to exercise more? Add competition to improve results
A clinical trial using a behaviorally designed gamification program found competition worked better than support or collaboration to increase daily step counts. (2019-09-09)
Diversity of inter-species interactions affects functioning of ecological communities
Mathematical modeling suggests that the diversity of interactions between species in an ecological community plays a greater role in maintaining community functioning than previously thought. (2019-08-29)
A 2 nm sized nanomachine able to spin and transfer its rotational energy
A collaboration of researchers in France, Japan and the United States have developed a new nanosized propeller which can act as gears. (2019-08-26)
Structure of protein nano turbine revealed
IST Austria scientists determine the first structure of a cell's rotary engine using state-of-art microscopy. (2019-08-22)
Relaxing of regulations for regenerative medicines has cascading effect internationally
Countries that relax regulations for regenerative medicines, like stem cell 'treatments', could be causing a downward spiral in international standards. (2019-08-15)
Male black widows piggyback on work of rivals in a desperate attempt to find a mate
A new U of T study finds male black widow spiders will hijack silk trails left by rival males in their search for a potential mate. (2019-08-02)
Brand-brand competition is unlikely to reduce list prices of medicines
Greater brand-brand competition alone will likely not lower list prices of brand-name drugs in the US, according to a study published July 30 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Ameet Sarpatwari of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues. (2019-07-30)
Sexual competition helps horned beetles survive deforestation
A study of how dung beetles survive deforestation in Borneo suggests that species with more competition among males for matings are less likely to go extinct, according to research led by scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (2019-07-30)
Market competition sets tone for lower cost of UK mobile phone contracts, research shows
Healthy and competitive markets -- and not stringent regulations -- help dial back the cost of mobile phone contacts, according to new research. (2019-07-26)
KDD teams tap advanced data science to tackle societal challenges
KDD 2019, the premier interdisciplinary data science conference, announced KDD Cup 2019, the 23rd annual data mining and knowledge discovery competition organized by the ACM Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. (2019-07-24)
Athletes at a higher risk for ACL injury after return to sport
Young athletes who do not achieve a 90 percent score on a battery of tests that measure fitness to return to athletic competition, including quadricep strength, are at increased risk for a second knee injury, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. (2019-07-14)
From the Oscars to the Nobel Prize, winners need to choose their friends wisely
Being friends with an award juror can increase a person's chance of being nominated but decrease their chances of being selected as the victor, according to new research published in the Academy of Management Journal. (2019-07-12)
Jump test tool to predict athletic performance
Researchers studying the impact of fatigue on athletic performance have developed prototype software that can enable coaches to predict when elite athletes will be too fatigued to perform at their best. (2019-07-10)
New imaging method aids in water decontamination
A breakthrough imaging technique developed by Cornell University researchers shows promise in decontaminating water by yielding surprising and important information about catalyst particles that can't be obtained any other way. (2019-07-08)
Helping select the cells with the most potential
Little is known about the mechanisms by which mammalian cells grow and differentiate during the handful of days between fertilization of the egg and implantation of the blastocyst in the uterus. (2019-06-27)
Snails show that variety is the key to success if you want to remember more
Neuroscientists at the University of Sussex have revealed the factors that impact on memory interference, showing that a change is as good as a rest when it comes to retaining more information. (2019-06-26)
New forest treatment helps trees adapt better to climatic change
Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR), the Andalusian Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Fishing, Food and Organic Production (IFAPA), and the Pyrenean Institute of Ecology of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) confirm that pine trees subjected to water stress manage their resources better when they have less competition in their immediate environment. (2019-06-26)
Study: Internet perpetuates job market inequality
Recent research finds the internet is giving employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. (2019-06-26)
Hubble captures elusive, irregular galaxy
IC 10 is a remarkable object. It is the closest-known starburst galaxy, meaning that it is undergoing a furious bout of star formation fueled by ample supplies of cool hydrogen gas. (2019-06-21)
Foreign investment limits cost Canadian economy almost $10 billion a year says new study
Canada is stunting its own economy and blocking businesses from reaping the benefits of innovation by clinging to protectionist policies that curb foreign investment, a new study from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management says. (2019-06-18)
Vest helps athletes keep their cool
A new cooling vest for sports athletes may ensure everyone can compete safely in sweltering summer conditions such as the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics, reports a new paper published in Frontiers in Physiology. (2019-06-17)
The magic behind the medals
The most successful winter Olympian ever opened nearly two decades of training logs to researchers to shed light on how she achieved her goals. (2019-05-31)
EPFL researchers crack an enduring physics enigma
Researchers from EPFL have found the mechanism that lies behind a mysterious physics phenomenon in fluid mechanics: the fact that turbulence in fluids spontaneously self-organizes into parallel patterns of oblique turbulent bands -- an example of order emerging spontaneously from chaos. (2019-05-28)
Cellular rivalry promotes healthy skin development
Scientists have discovered a curious phenomenon taking place in mouse skin: cells compete with one another for the chance to develop into mature tissue. (2019-05-15)
Close relatives can coexist: two flower species show us how
Scientists have discovered how two closely-related species of Asiatic dayflower can coexist in the wild despite their competitive relationship. (2019-05-07)
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