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immune system

Insight into the Immune System

Fundamental new insights into the functioning of the immune system and a new approach to treating autoimmune diseases: these are among the achievements of...
Pancreatic Cancer

Blood Test for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Headed to Clinic

A newly identified biomarker panel could pave the way to earlier detection and better treatment for pancreatic cancer, according to new research from thePerelman...
math skills

Study Reveals the Hidden Ways Math Helps Us in Everyday Life

A psychological intervention implemented to help students cope and learn more in a tough statistics course did more than just help them in the...
irrigation

Bayer and Netafim Develop New Smart Irrigation Approach

Bayer and the Israeli company Netafim are joining forces to enhance the application of crop protection products while supplying crops with water in the...
plantsvideo

How Plants Flourish Thanks to Adaptations to Their Environment

Plant species vary in appearance and in terms of heredity, but there is also a huge variation within one and the same species. In...
lung diseases

Cronically Ill, yet Healthier

The incidence of chronic inflammatory lung diseases is on the rise throughout the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), they will become...
CRISPRvideo

New CRISPR Technology Takes Cells to the Movies

Researchers use expensive machinery to develop ways to harness DNA as a synthetic raw material to store large amounts of digital information outside of...
migrating birds

How Migrating Birds ‘Run a Marathon,’ Burning Muscles and Organs in...

Migrating birds complete long non-stop flights of many hours for songbirds and days for some shorebirds to reach breeding or wintering grounds. During such...
Wearable device

Wearable Device Reveals Consumer Emotions

Humans experience a range of emotions in response to products and experiences on a daily basis. Shoppers may get excited for certain brands and...
bipolar disorder

AI Made for Military May Aid Bipolar Treatment

New research discovers that a machine learning application designed for the military can also be used to predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder. Researchers at...
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Longer-lived sperm produce healthier offspring

Males produce hundreds of thousands to hundreds of millions of sperm within a single ejaculate depending on the species. Does it matter then which...
severe blood pressure

Preventing severe blood loss on the battlefield or in the clinic

PhD student Reginald Avery is developing an injectable material that patches ruptured blood vessels.
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Why Mosquitoes Should Not Be Eliminated

A Purdue researcher and a team of scientists working on a new insecticide argue that mosquitoes should not simply be made extinct due to...
adhesive wear

Fine Particles Come into Greater Focus

Adhesive wear occurs when two surfaces – such as a brake pad and a wheel’s disc, or a car tire and the road –...
Spiky Ferrofluid

Spiky Ferrofluid Thrusters Can Move Satellites

Brandon Jackson, a doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University, has created a new computational model of an electrospray thruster using ionic...
energy efficiency

Shading and Lighting Retrofits Slash Energy Use in New York “Living...

By using advanced lighting and automated shades, scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that occupants on one...
cancer

New Way of Predicting Kidney Function Could Improve Chemotherapy Dosing for...

Accuracy in chemotherapy dosing is very important. Too much chemotherapy can be toxic and can even be life threatening, but too little chemotherapy may...
predictions

Going to Extremes to Predict Natural Disasters

Predicting natural disasters remains one of the most challenging problems in simulation science because not only are they rare but also because only few...
heart arrhythmias

Stanford Computer Scientists Develop an Algorithm That Diagnoses Heart Arrhythmias with...

UPDATE: It was previously reported that the algorithm classified 13 arrhythmias and was tested against five cardiologists. These numbers have been updated to 14...
brain regions

Changes in Brain Regions May Explain Why Some Prefer Order and...

Why do some people prefer stable, predictable lives while others prefer frequent changes? Why do some people make rational decisions and others, impulsive and...