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Soil Carbon

The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

The Science Predicting how carbon in the soil changes when permafrost changes isn’t easy. Alaska’s diverse terrain makes it difficult to optimize the placement of...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Does Not Protect Children Against Asthma and Allergies

Your risk of developing asthma and allergies depends on your genes, environment and lifestyle factors. Several lifestyle risk factors have already been well established...
Computational Science Division

Argonne Forms New Divisions to Focus on Computation and Data Science...

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has formed two new research divisions to focus its lab-wide foundational expertise on computational science...
dementia

Exit Through the Lymphatic System

Our brain swims. It is fully immersed in an aqueous liquid known as cerebrospinal fluid. Every day, the human body produces about half a...
ancient mammals

Caribbean Islands Reveal a “Lost Word” of Ancient Mammals

Although filled with tropical life today, the Caribbean islands have been a hotspot of mammal extinction since the end of the last glaciation, some 12,000 years ago. Since people also arrived after...
yoga

Yoga Practitioners Have Thicker Brain Regions Associated with Attention and Memory

The regular practice of yoga can help preserve those brain regions associated with functions such as attention and working memory during the natural aging...
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...
whole grain

Several Reasons Why Whole Grains are Healthy

The beneficial effect of eating whole grain instead of refined grain products is well documented. Epidemiological studies have shown that whole grain consumption decreases...
sleeping

Removing Digital Devices from the Bedroom can Improve Sleep for Children,...

Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on...
abacus

Nanoscale ‘Abacus’ Uses Pulses of Light instead of Wooden Beads to...

An international team of researchers, including Professor C. David Wright from the University of Exeter, have developed a nanoscale optical ‘abacus’ – which uses...
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Novel Tools to Analyse Radiation near Black Holes

Radiation processes taking place near black holes tell us much about physics in extreme conditions, conditions that not even the most advanced experimental setups...
nanomagnet

Scientists Create Magnetic System that Transforms Heat into Motion

The innovative new study by a team of international researchers including Professor Gino Hrkac from the University of Exeter, created a magnetic system capable...
cell clusters, biomedical

Singapore eDevelopment’s Biomedical Subsidiary Confirms 100% Repellency of 3F Mosquito Fragrance

Singapore Exchange-listed Singapore eDevelopment Limited ("SeD") announced today that its U.S. biomedical subsidiary, Global BioLife Inc. ("Global BioLife") has completed development and testing of...
Suicidal Thoughts

CMU, Pitt Brain Imaging Science Identifies Individuals With Suicidal Thoughts

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University's Marcel Just and the University of Pittsburgh's David Brent have developed an innovative and promising approach to identify...
wind tunnelvideo

Getting Quicker – More Quickly

The skier buckles her boots, grabs her poles and snaps her goggles into place. She's ready to go – but she’s not on the...
ocean

The Oceans Were Colder than We Thought

According to the methodology widely used by the scientific community, the temperature of the ocean depths 100 million years ago was around 15 degrees...
gut capsule

Fellowship a Tasty Treat for Disease-Busting Gut Capsule

The ingestible capsule uses sensors to measure gases in the intestinal tract that help detect disease and disorders. What’s missing is the ability to...
anti-inflammatory

Little-Known Fruits Contain Powerful Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidant Agents

Five native Brazilian berries, four of which belong to the genus Eugenia, are just starting to become well-known among scientists but are not yet...
memory device

Research Team Led by NUS Scientists Breaks New Ground in Memory...

An international research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) pioneered the development of a novel thin, organic film that...
self-esteem

Self-Esteem Mapped in the Human Brain

A team of UCL researchers has devised a mathematical equation that can explain how our self-esteem is shaped by what other people think of...