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obesity

Early Puberty Linked with Increased Risk of Obesity for Women

The researchers say their findings, published today in the International Journal of Obesity, strengthen existing evidence of a link between the onset of puberty and...
Silicon Nanoparticles

Mining Hardware Helps Scientists Gain Insight into Silicon Nanoparticles

Researchers from ITMO University and their international colleagues have developed the first three-dimensional dynamic model of an interaction between light and silicon nanoparticles. They...
hippotherapy

New Start-up Company Markets Baylor Engineering Professor’s Innovative Hippotherapy System

A decade ago, Baylor University mechanical engineering professor Brian A. Garner, Ph.D., had never even heard of hippotherapy — the use of horseback riding as a therapeutic...
algorithms

The Algorithms of Our Future Thinking Machines

It has been almost a year since IT researchers at Uppsala University and KTH received 24 million kronor from the Swedish Research Council for...
Ebola immunity detector

Ebola Immunity Detector Has Been Developed, Scientists Reveal

The device, which was developed in collaboration with UCL, works in a similar way to a pregnancy test. However instead of detecting hormones, it looks...
hearing loss

‘Exciting’ Breakthrough in Effort to Help Children with Hearing Loss

A Florida State University researcher joined an international team using brain scans and machine-learning algorithms to determine which areas of the brain were most...
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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...
business model, supply chain, vloyen

New Business Platform “Moves the Cheese”

Vloyen disrupts the status quo, changing the game and introducing something new
climate change

Is It Worth It?

When monsoon rains hit the Indian megacity of Mumbai, 171 small businesses in the Ansa Industrial Estate on the outskirts of the city risk...
plant tattoo sensors

Engineers Make Wearable Sensors for Plants, Enabling Measurements of Water Use...

Iowa State University plant scientist Patrick Schnable quickly described how he measured the time it takes for two kinds of corn plants to move...
cacao

CRISPR Put to Work to Save Chocolate from Devastation

Chocolate is forever, right? UC Berkeley scientists, using the revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR, are working to make it so, as climate change threatens the...
Eye Disease

Genetic Insights on Eye Disease

A skilled mechanic who knows every millimeter of an engine always knows which tool to use where and when. The toolbox biologists and geneticists use,...
brain damage

UTA Researcher Working to Correlate Blast Trauma to Neuronal Damage in...

Efficient communication between neurons in the brain is the key to achieving cognitive function. A University of Texas at Arlington researcher is working to determine...
quantum particles

Researchers Chart the ‘Secret’ Movement of Quantum Particles

We can verify old predictions of quantum mechanics, for example that particles can exist in different locations at the same time. David Arvidsson-Shukur One of the...
antibiotics on dairy farms

Novel Tool for Vets and Farmers to Monitor and Reduce Antibiotics...

Veterinary researchers at the University of Nottingham have produced a new tool to help UK dairy vets and farmers monitor and reduce use of...
sensor

Sensors to Make Waste Management More Climate-Friendly

Shen Leslie is studying nanobiotechnology at Uppsala University and has won theCleanTech Challenge, a competition organised by Uppsala Municipality and Uppsala University. Now he is...
climate change

Thousands of Citizen-Scientists Help Researchers Map Kelp Forests

Kelp forests grow along coastlines worldwide, largely hidden from view. Like rainforests, they’re among the planet’s most important ecosystems: beautiful but fragile habitats for...
blood clottingvideo

New Methods Reveal the Biomechanics of Blood Clotting

Platelets are cells in the blood whose job is to stop bleeding by sticking together to form clots and plug up a wound. Now,...
medical breakthrough

Powerful Glow Lights the Way to Medical Breakthroughs

Talk about shedding light on the unknown: A University of Virginia researcher has developed a way to set biological matter aglow that is 100...
hip fractures

Screening Could Catch a Quarter of Hip Fractures Before They Happen

The study, published today in The Lancet, reveals that a simple questionnaire, combined with bone mineral density measurements for some, would help identify those...