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crops

Root Discovery May Lead to Crops That Need Less Fertilizer

Bean plants that suppress secondary root growth in favor of boosting primary root growth forage greater soil volume to acquire phosphorus, according to Penn...
global temperaturevideo

Long-Term Warming Trend Continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend,...
cancers, depression

Flawed Research Methods Exaggerate the Prevalence of Depression

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional,...
climate change

Using Data Mining to Make Sense of Climate Change

Big data and data mining have provided several breakthroughs in fields such as health informatics, smart cities and marketing. The same techniques, however, have...
Cell Diseasevideo

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

Research team’s multiscale scheme captures blood disorder’s key molecular details Each year, 500,000 babies are born with a genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, a...
brainvideo

Recording a Thought’s Fleeting Trip Through the Brain

UC Berkeley neuroscientists have tracked the progress of a thought through the brain, showing clearly how the prefrontal cortex at the front of the...
child development

Baby Brains Help Them Figure It out Before They Try It...

Babies often amaze their parents when they seemingly learn new skills overnight — how to walk, for example. But their brains were probably prepping...
Tail Weaponry

Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail...

We’re all familiar with those awesome armored giants of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods –Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus – and their amazing, weaponized tails. But...
computers

Texas A&M Researchers Make Advances in Control of Chameleon-Like Material for...

Researchers from Texas A&M University report significant advances in their understanding and control of a chameleon-like material that could be key to next-generation computers...
electromagnetic

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

By ricocheting neutrons off the atoms of yttrium manganite (YMnO3) heated to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, researchers have discovered the atomic mechanisms that give the...
melanoma

Penn Researchers Identify New Treatment Target for Melanoma

Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of melanoma. For...
spintronic

Mysteries a Promising Spintronic Material Revealed

Researchers at UC Riverside used an unconventional approach to determine the strength of the electron spin interactions with the optical phonons in antiferromagnetic nickel...
autism

Being Bilingual May Help Autistic Children

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual may actually make...
cancer cells, energy drinks, chronic illness, battery, metabolism, memory, artificial intelligence, cellphone charging, Smoking, drinking water, brain function, skin cancer, measurement method, Internet connectivity, Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, climate, antipsychotics, drugs, Marijuana

Math Can Predict How Cancer Cells Evolve

Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University...
video

Making Waves for Ultrahigh Definition Displays

Flexible ultrahigh resolution displays have benefits for next-generation mobile electronics, such as point-of-care medical diagnostic devices. KAUST has developed a unique transistor architecture that...
service robots

Industrial Robots More Flexible Thanks to Soccer and Care Robots

Dealing with the unexpected (read: non-programmed events) is a routine task for TU Eindhoven’s soccer and care robots. After all, you never know what...
drug abusers

Gratitude Helps Drug Abusers Better Cope with Stress and Challenges

People who feel a sense of gratitude tend to be happier, healthier and better in dealing with stress. Two psychologists from the National University...