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Zero-calorie sweeteners on trial again
For the first time, scientists exposed pregnant and lactating mice to sucralose and acesulfame-K -- a common combination in soda, sports supplements and other sweetened products -- and found their pups developed harmful metabolic and gut bacteria changes. (2019-06-25)
Shot could remove side effects from late-stage head and neck cancer therapy
A new chemoradiotherapy formulation could kill head and neck cancer cells more effectively -- without the side effects. (2019-06-25)
Egg-sucking sea slug from Florida's Cedar Key named after Muppets creator Jim Henson
Feet from the raw bars and sherbet-colored condominiums of Florida's Cedar Key, researchers discovered a new species of egg-sucking sea slug, a rare outlier in a group famous for being ultra-vegetarians. (2019-06-18)
Immortal quantum particles
Decay is relentless in the macroscopic world: broken objects do not fit themselves back together again. (2019-06-14)
Studies show vapor and THPs cause minimal teeth, skin and wallpaper staining
Studies by scientists at British American Tobacco have shown that aerosol from potentially reduced-risk products (PRRPs), such as vapor and tobacco heating products (THPs), cause significantly less staining to tooth enamel, skin, cloth and wallpaper than does the smoke from conventional cigarettes. (2019-06-13)
Multi-step spread of first herders into sub-Saharan Africa
An analysis of 41 ancient African genomes led by Mary Prendergast and David Reich suggests that the spread of herding and farming into eastern Africa affected human populations in phases, involving multiple movements of -- and gene flow among -- ancestrally distinct groups. (2019-05-30)
Snowflakes inform scientists how tooth enamel is formed
Physicists and mathematicians use the classical Stefan problem to explain the principles of crystal formation, such as snowflakes . (2019-05-29)
High-quality jadeite tool discovered in underwater ancient salt works in Belize
Anthropologists discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at a site where the ancient Maya processed salt in Belize. (2019-05-20)
Excitonic radiative decay faster than thermal dephasing in ZnO thin films
A team of researchers from Osaka University, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka City University, and The University of Shiga Prefecture have found excitonic radiative decay faster than thermal dephasing at room temperature in zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films. (2019-05-15)
US journalism has become more subjective
US-based journalism has gradually shifted away from objective news and offers more opinion-based content that appeals to emotion and relies heavily on argumentation and advocacy, according to a new RAND Corporation report. (2019-05-14)
Protect protruding teeth from damage and long-term consequences
Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly. (2019-05-14)
Two neutron stars collided near the solar system billions of years ago
Columbia University and University of Florida researchers finds sign of cosmic event that created elements that became part of us. (2019-05-02)
Your genetic make-up has little impact on your dental health, new study finds
A new study estimates that one in three Australian children have tooth decay by the time they start school. (2019-04-30)
The search for nothing at all
In a new set of results published April 29, 2019 in the journal Nature, Bill Fairbank and his team at Colorado State University have laid the foundation for a single-atom illumination strategy called barium tagging. (2019-04-29)
Dentists can be the first line of defense against domestic violence
New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence. (2019-04-25)
Dark matter detector observes rarest event ever recorded
In a paper to be published tomorrow in the journal Nature, researchers announce that they have observed the radioactive decay of xenon-124, which has a half-life of 1.8 X 1022 years. (2019-04-24)
Researchers observe slowest atom decay ever measured
The XENON1T detector is mainly used to detect dark matter particles deep underground. (2019-04-24)
Elemental old-timer makes the universe look like a toddler
Rice University physicists contributed to the discovery of the longest half-life ever measured in xenon 124. (2019-04-24)
An army of micro-robots can wipe out dental plaque
A swarm of micro-robots, directed by magnets, can break apart and remove dental biofilm, or plaque, from a tooth. (2019-04-24)
Calcium deficiency in cells due to ORAI1 gene mutation leads to damaged tooth enamel
A mutation in the ORAI1 gene -- studied in a human patient and mice -- leads to a loss of calcium in enamel cells and results in defective dental enamel mineralization, finds a study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. (2019-04-23)
Inner electrons behave differently in aromatic hydrocarbons
In an international research collaboration between Tsinghua University in Beijing and Sorbonne University in Paris, scientists found that four hydrocarbon molecules, known for their internal ring structure, have a lower threshold for the release of excess energy than molecules without a similar ring structure, because one of their electrons decays from a higher to a lower energy level, a phenomenon called the Auger effect. (2019-04-11)
Scientists synthesize new nanowires to improve high-speed communication
Scientists from the Institute of Process Engineering, City University of Hong Kong and their collaborators synthesized highly crystalline ternary In0.28Ga0.72Sb nanowires to demonstrate high carrier mobility and fast IR response. (2019-04-10)
Teeth whitening products can harm protein-rich tooth layer
Americans spend more than a billion dollars on teeth whitening products each year. (2019-04-09)
Measurement of semiconductor material quality is now 100,000 times more sensitive
UT Austin engineers have developed a tool to provide quantitative feedback on material quality, with particular applications in optoelectronic devices. (2019-04-09)
Dentists underdiagnose when faced with time pressure, research shows
Dentists can miss important details on X-rays when put under time pressure, according to new research led by the University of Plymouth. (2019-04-05)
Researchers discover CP violation in charm meson decays
Researchers from the Higher School of Economics and Yandex, as part of the LHCb collaboration at CERN, have been the first to discover CP violation in charm meson decays. (2019-04-05)
Study: Protein key to charcot-marie-tooth, other nerve diseases
A new study provides critical insight into a little-known, yet relatively common, inherited neurological condition called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. (2019-04-04)
Study identifies new approach to repairing damaged peripheral nervous system
A new understanding of cell migration may eventually help in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases -- and even allow children to 'get out of their wheelchairs and live an enhanced quality of life.' (2019-04-02)
'Featherweight oxygen' discovery opens window on nuclear symmetry
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered and characterized a new form of oxygen dubbed 'featherweight oxygen' -- the lightest-ever version of the familiar chemical element oxygen, with only three neutrons to its eight protons. (2019-04-01)
Two new genes discovered in the developmental defects of canine enamel
In addition to humans, hereditary disorders of enamel development occur in dogs, greatly impacting their dental health and wellbeing. (2019-03-29)
Poor oral health may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer among African American women
African American women with poor oral health may be more likely to get pancreatic cancer (PC). (2019-03-28)
Syracuse University physicist discovers new class of pentaquarks
A professor of physics at Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences, has uncovered new information about a class of particles called pentaquarks. (2019-03-26)
Searching for disappeared anti-matter: A successful start to measurements with Belle II
The Belle II detector got off to a successful start in Japan. (2019-03-25)
New technique could help regrow tissue lost to periodontal disease
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all Americans will have periodontal disease at some point in their lives. (2019-03-21)
New membrane class shown to regenerate tissue and bone, viable solution for periodontitis
Periodontitis affects nearly half of Americans ages 30 and older, and in its advanced stages, it could lead to early tooth loss or worse. (2019-03-21)
Physicists reveal why matter dominates universe
Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University have confirmed that matter and antimatter decay differently for elementary particles containing charmed quarks. (2019-03-21)
Diet-related changes in human bite spread new speech sounds
Contradicting the theory that the range of human sounds has remained fixed throughout human history, a new study reports that sounds such as 'f' and 'v', both common in many modern languages, are a relatively recent development -- one brought about by diet-induced changes in the human bite. (2019-03-14)
Physicists use supercomputers to solve 50-year-old beta decay puzzle
Beta decay plays an indispensable role in the universe. And for 50 years it has held onto a secret that puzzled nuclear physicists. (2019-03-11)
ORNL-led collaboration solves a beta-decay puzzle with advanced nuclear models
An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays of atomic nuclei are slower than what is expected based on the beta decays of free neutrons. (2019-03-11)
Teenage T. rex was already chomping on prey, new UW Oshkosh research shows
New research from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh indicates that even as a teenager the Tyrannosaurus rex showed signs that it would grow up to be a ferocious predator. (2019-03-11)
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