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First evidence of feathered polar dinosaurs found in Australia
A cache of 118 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur and bird feathers has been recovered from an ancient lake deposit that once lay beyond the southern polar circle. (2019-11-12)
Creating fake rhino horn with horse hair to help in saving the endangered rhino
Scientists from the University of Oxford and Fudan University, Shanghai, have invented a way to create fake rhino horn using horse hair. (2019-11-08)
Doctors don't realize hair care prevents many African-American women from exercise
African-American women face a unique challenge to regular exercise -- their hair. (2019-11-08)
A solution to a hairy problem in forensic science
In an effort to make hair comparison a more useful technique for investigating crimes, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new way to dissolve hair proteins without destroying them. (2019-11-06)
Some skin cancers may start in hair follicles
Some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin layers. (2019-11-04)
Gut microbiome of premature babies is associated with stunted growth
Researchers studied the gut microbiomes of dozens of NICU babies and followed them until they turned age four. (2019-11-04)
Lymphatic system found to play key role in hair regeneration
To grow new hair, stem cells throughout the skin must work in sync. (2019-11-01)
Agriculture of the future: Neural networks have learned to predict plant growth
Scientists from Skoltech have trained neural networks to evaluate and predict the plant growth pattern taking into account the main influencing factors and propose the optimal ratio between the nutrient requirements and other growth-driving parameters. (2019-10-31)
Movement and flow: Simulating complexity of fluids and strands in the virtual world
Simulating the physics behind the movement of liquids and how fluids -- thick or thin -- interact with other objects is a key problem in visual effects. (2019-10-31)
New technique may reveal the health of human hair follicles
A new method developed by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) recently examines the activity of hair follicles and could be useful for testing the effects of different treatments on hair growth. (2019-10-30)
Facial recognition software has a gender problem
A new study of popular facial analysis services found they misidentified trans men as much as 38% of the time, mischaracterized non-binary individuals 100% of the time and appeared to be based on outdated gender stereotypes. (2019-10-29)
Daylight not rain most important for Africa 'green-up' phenomenon
Contrary to popular belief, seasonal rains are not the most important factor for starting the growth cycle of plants across Africa. (2019-10-25)
China's carbon emissions growth slows during new phase of economic development
Scientists from from the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, together with collaborators, recently revealed that China's annual carbon emissions growth declined significantly from 10% during the 2002-2012 period to 0.3% during the period from 2012-2017. (2019-10-25)
Breakthrough in understanding rare genetic skin condition
A breakthrough has been made in understanding a rare genetic skin disease that causes progressively enlarging skin tumours over the scalp, face and body. (2019-10-24)
Mapping millet genetics
New DNA sequences will aid in the development of improved millet varieties (2019-10-23)
Zebrafish discovery throws new light on human hearing disorders
A study of the genetic make-up of zebrafish has provided brand new insights into the cause of congenital hearing disorders in humans. (2019-10-23)
Pre-programmed microfluidic systems offer new control capabilities
Northwestern University researchers have discovered how to pre-program microfluidic systems in a way that controls how fluids flow and mix throughout the micropipes. (2019-10-23)
How roots grow hair
The roots of plants can do a lot of things: They grow in length to reach water, they can bend to circumvent stones, and they form fine root hairs enabling them to absorb more nutrients from the soil. (2019-10-17)
Family members' emotional attachment limits family firm growth
New research led by Lancaster University Management School's Centre for Family Business shows family-related considerations often trump a desire to grow and expand in family firms. (2019-10-16)
Air pollution linked to hair loss, new research reveals
The research was conducted by exposing cells from the human scalp at the base of hair follicles, known as human follicle dermal papilla cells, to various concentrations of PM10-like dust and diesel particulate. (2019-10-08)
Big data reveals extraordinary unity underlying life's diversity
Limits to growth lie at the heart of how all living things function, according to a new study carried out by ICTA-UAB researchers. (2019-10-07)
Engineered T cells may be harnessed to kill solid tumor cells
A new Tel Aviv University study finds that a form of immunotherapy used to treat the blood cancer leukemia may be effective in treating other kinds of cancer as well. (2019-10-02)
Increasing precipitation extremes driving tree growth reductions across southwest
As the Earth's temperature warms, its hydrological cycle kicks into overdrive - wet years get wetter, and dry years get drier. (2019-10-02)
Discovered new regulation for infant growth
Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway have identified new genetic signals for the regulation of how infants grow. (2019-10-01)
Teens share stories to deter other students from using tobacco
An innovative strategy called Teens Against Tobacco Use showed promise as an effective strategy to deter tobacco use in middle and high school students, according to a research study by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. (2019-09-26)
Outer hair cells regulate ear's sensitivity to sound
The ear's tiny outer hair cells adjust the sensitivity of neighboring inner hair cells to sound levels rather than acting like an amplifier, suggests a new study published today in eLife. (2019-09-24)
Fractal patterns in growing bacterial colonies
Lautaro Vassallo and his co-workers in Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina have modelled the growth and sliding movement of bacterial colonies using a novel method in which the behaviour of each bacterium is simulated separately. (2019-09-20)
Electric tech could help reverse baldness
Reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2019-09-19)
Brain-computer interfaces without the mess
It sounds like science fiction: controlling electronic devices with brain waves. (2019-09-18)
Not the hairstyle, but the content: Hair indicates whether wild animals were 'stressed'
Scientists of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) have now demonstrated that the 'stress' hormone cortisol is deposited in hair of wild mongooses in Portugal and determined baselines for cortisol in these carnivores. (2019-09-17)
Scientists discover new breakthrough in cancer hair loss treatment
Researchers based at The University of Manchester have discovered a new strategy for how to protect hair follicles from chemotherapy, which could lead to new treatments that prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss -- arguably one of the most psychologically distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy. (2019-09-12)
African american bachelor's degrees see growth, behind in physical sciences, engineering
African Americans are seeing growth in engineering and physical sciences but are not progressing at the same rate when compared to the general population. (2019-09-12)
'Ringing' black hole validates Einstein's general relativity 10 years ahead of schedule
For the first time, astrophysicists have heard a black hole ringing like a bell. (2019-09-12)
Scientists detect the ringing of a newborn black hole for the first time
Physicists from MIT and elsewhere have 'heard' the ringing of an infant black hole for the first time, and found that the pattern of this ringing does, in fact, predict the black hole's mass and spin -- more evidence that Einstein was right all along. (2019-09-11)
Resilience protects pregnant women against negative effects of stress
Researchers from the University of Granada have, for the first time, analysed the protective role of resilience in pregnancy, by studying the levels of cortisol present in the expectant mother's hair, along with her psychological state. (2019-09-06)
Study: no link between 'extreme' personal grooming, STDs
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between 'extreme' grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. (2019-09-04)
Mediating the trade-off -- How plants decide between growth or defense
During their daily quest for survival, plants need to strike a careful balance between growth and defence. (2019-08-27)
Pitt researchers create breathalyzer that can detect marijuana
A team from the Department of Chemistry and the Swanson School of Engineering has developed a breathalyzer device that can measure the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in marijuana, in the user's breath. (2019-08-27)
The making of 'Fancy Mouse'
For the past few hundred years, the colorful hair and unique patterns of the so-called 'Fancy Mouse' have made them the stars of pet shows in Japan and beyond. (2019-08-27)
Lavender oil may contribute to abnormal breast growth in young girls
Abnormal breast growth in young girls is linked to lavender oil exposure, according to a recent study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2019-08-14)
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