scienmag.comOn the origins of star stuff: HAWC collaboration sheds light on origin of anti-matter - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: HAWC A mountaintop observatory about four hours east of Mexico City, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating..
scienmag.comGenomic study explores evolution of gentle 'killer bees' in Puerto Rico - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A genomic study of Puerto Rico's Africanized honey bees - which are more docile than other so-called "killer bees" - reveals that they reta..
scienmag.comNaturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News(Boston)-- Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, topically applied on gum tissues not only prevents and treats gum disease as previously shown (Hasturk et al 2006 and 2007), but also decreases the likelihoo..
scienmag.comWomen-run start-ups hampered by bias among male investors, Caltech study finds - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsA new study is highlighting one possible reason women aren't making more headway in Silicon Valley: men prefer to invest in companies run by other men. With men making up 90 percent of venture ca..
scienmag.comGroundwater recharge in the American west under climate change - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Martha Whitaker, University of Arizona Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences Groundwater recharge in the Western U.S. will change as the climate warms--the dry southern regions w..
scienmag.comProduction timings could stem illegal wildlife laundering - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsThe legal trade in captive bred animals and artificially propagated plants is often used by criminals to launder illegally collected wildlife. In many cases this is an easy way to bypass wildlife trad..
scienmag.comSpecies in the north are more vulnerable to climate change - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsAcclimation means the ability of both animals and plants to adjust their physiology when it gets hotter or colder. In this way, individual organs are able to interact effectively and various processes..
scienmag.comIntervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Posit Science TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 14, 2017)- Computerized brain-training is now the first intervention of any kind to reduce the risk of dementia among older adults. The breakthrough results from a randomized controlled trial were just publis..
scienmag.comBrain cancer treatment previously featured on 60 Minutes now available to children - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsNovember 16, 2017 - DURHAM, NC: A Phase 1 clinical trial leveraging the re-engineered polio virus is now open for enrollment to children 12 years and older at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Medical Center. After years of..
scienmag.comMicrobial resident enables beetles to feed on a leafy diet - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Hassan Salem, Emory University. An international team including researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology has described a bacterium residing in a species of leaf beetle..
scienmag.comNew method analyzes corn kernel characteristics - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. - An ear of corn averages about 800 kernels. A traditional field method to estimate the number of kernels on the ear is to manually count the number of ..
scienmag.comHelping children with ADHD thrive in the classroom - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: N/A LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2017) -- School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ..
scienmag.comMidwifery care at hospitals is associated with fewer medical interventions - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: UMass Amherst AMHERST, Mass. - In a new, hospital-level analysis by health policy researcher Laura Attanasio at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Katy Kozhimannnil at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, they rep..
scienmag.comFossil that fills missing evolutionary link named after UChicago professors - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Jean Lachat/University of Chicago Lurking in oceans, rivers and lakes around the world are tiny, ancient animals known to few people. Bryozoans, tiny marine creatures that live in colonies,..
scienmag.comNew tool predicts risk of heart attack in older surgery patients - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Dr. Rami Alrezk FINDINGS A tool designed to more accurately predict the risk of heart attack in older patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery works significantly better than traditional risk assessment tools. By having more accurate infor..
scienmag.comAmerican Water Works Association and Wiley confirm new publishing partnership - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsHoboken, NJ -- Nov. 16, 2017 -- John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that they have agreed to become publishing partners fo..
scienmag.comCan a common ingredient in laundry detergent help advance diabetes research? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - November 16, 2017 - Two oxygen-producing compounds - including one that boosts performance in some laundry detergents - might one day play a key role in helping scientists successfully build a bioartificial pancreas in the lab t..
scienmag.comSeattle Children's opens first pediatric CAR T-Cell trial targeting CD22 and CD19 proteins - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Seattle Children's Seattle Children's has opened the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy trial in the U.S. for children and young adults with relapsed or r..
scienmag.comUnlocking the secrets of Ebola - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health NewsCredit: Photo courtesy of the Kawaoka lab, UW-Madison Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease. The results come from scientists at the D..