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spanking

Spanking Linked to Increase in Children’s Behavior Problems

Children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative...
obesity

Gene Prompts Cells to Store Fat, Fueling Obesity

Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least...
plutoniumvideo

‘Criticality’ Experiments Enhance Nuclear Safety, Security and Effectiveness

Gathered in a control room deep in the Nevada desert, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos(link is external) national laboratories...
fuel cell

Fuel Cell X-Ray Study Details Effects of Temperature and Moisture on...

Like a well-tended greenhouse garden, a specialized type of hydrogen fuel cell – which shows promise as a clean, renewable next-generation power source for...
SuperNEMO

Probing the Nature of the Neutrino Using SuperNEMO

One mile beneath a mountain in the French Alps, an international team involving UCL scientists is hoping to unlock more secrets of the mysterious...
fruit flies

Low Protein Diet in Early Life Increases Lifespan in Fruit Flies

Fruit flies raised on a low protein diet early in life can live over twice as long as their peers, according to new research...
climate change

How Can Man-Made Climate Change Be Proven?

If observed climate variables such as temperature or precipitation change over time, it raises the question as to whether human influence plays a role....
x-ray beam

Crystals in a Pink X-Ray Beam

A newly developed experimental set-up allows the X-ray structure determination of biomolecules such as proteins with far smaller samples and shorter exposure times than...
quantum, data platform, blockchain, Solid-State Physics, Cybersecurity, PowerAI, quantum computing, ebola virus, oil extraction, x-force, genome, cloud storage, cloud integration, blockchain, digital, Data Security, genomic data interpretation,Cognitive Personal Concierge Solutions, Five Innovations, Cancer Treatments, cancer

IBM Announces Advances to IBM Quantum Systems & Ecosystem

IBM announced today two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum hardware as...
nanoscalevideo

A New Way to Mix Oil and Water

The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing...
Ageing

Old Human Cells Rejuvenated in Breakthrough Discovery on Ageing

A  team led Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive senescent cells. Within hours...
2D materialsvideo

The Flat and the Curious

The remarkable properties of 2-D materials — made up of a single layer of atoms — have made them among the most intensely studied...
bone regeneration

Elucidation of Bone Regeneration Mechanism

How osteoblasts are supplied during bone regeneration has been controversial among bone researchers. According to Atsushi Kawakami, an Associate Professor who specializes in tissue...
Diabetes

Study Refutes Using Anti-Malaria Drug to Treat Diabetes

A drug used to treat malaria does not, after all, create new insulin-producing cells, according to a new paper from researchers at the University...
Eating Behavior

How the Nervous System Controls Eating Behavior

How does the nervous system control eating behavior so that some time after we eat a certain food, usually caloric, we are led to...
peptide-RNA

New Theory Addresses How Life on Earth Arose from the Primordial...

Life on Earth originated in an intimate partnership between the nucleic acids (genetic instructions for all organisms) and small proteins called peptides, according to...
mini satellite

UCF Team Building Mini Satellite to Fly in Space in 2018

A team of UCF researchers and their students is building a small satellite that will conduct experiments as it orbits the Earth next year. The...
human cells

How Much Does Life Weigh?

From earthworms and sunflowers to human beings, we are all made up of cells, so it’s no surprise that researchers are hard at work...
calories

Less Fat, More Hair, Young Skin

Caloric restriction diets have been associated with various health benefits, but their effects on the skin have not been previously demonstrated. Research conducted at...
stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

Method of Accelerating the Maturation of Stem Cells to Form Neurons...

Very little is still known about how neurons can be generated from stem cells. Researchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University...