CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOR LINKED TO TAKING PARACETAMOL IN PREGNANCY

A new study adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RISK GENE APOE4 IMPAIRS FUNCTION OF BRAIN IMMUNE CELLS

A study carried out with a new human stem cell-derived model reveals that the most prevalent genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease...

 
 
 

THE MAGIC WAVELENGTH OF CADMIUM

Researchers experimentally determined a property of cadmium called the magic wavelength which is considered essential for the development...

WELCOME INDOORS, SOLAR CELLS

Scientists have developed organic solar cells optimized to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. The power they produce is low,...

 
 
 

GUTSY EFFORT TO PRODUCE COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF INTESTINAL GASES

Chemical engineers have traced the journey of gases through the gut while further developing a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule.

LIGHT AND SOUND IN SILICON CHIPS: THE SLOWER THE BETTER

Acoustics is a missing dimension in silicon chips because acoustics can complete specific tasks that are difficult to do with electronics...

 
 
 

TRANSPLANTED BRAIN STEM CELLS SURVIVE WITHOUT ANTI-REJECTION DRUGS IN MICE

In experiments in mice, researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without...

PHYSICIANS REPORT HIGH REFUSAL RATES FOR THE HPV VACCINE AND NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT

Despite its proven success at preventing cancer, many adolescents are still not getting the HPV vaccine. A new study from shows that...

 
 
 

HEART-HEALTHY FORAGER-FARMERS IN LOWLAND BOLIVIA ARE CHANGING DIETS AND GAINING WEIGHT

A group of forager-farmers in Bolivia's tropical forests - known for having remarkable cardiovascular health and low blood pressure...

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE: THE FUTURE OF PHOSPHORUS

When Hennig Brandt discovered the element phosphorus in 1669, it was a mistake. He was really looking for gold. But his mistake was...

 
 
 

IMMUNE RESPONSE DEPENDS ON MATHEMATICS OF NARROW ESCAPES

The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic maths puzzle known as the 'narrow escape problem'.

ANCIENT AUSTRALIA WAS HOME TO STRANGE MARSUPIAL GIANTS, SOME WEIGHING OVER 1,000 KG

Palorchestid marsupials, an extinct group of Australian megafauna, had strange bodies and lifestyles unlike any living species.

 
 
 

HOW MICROTUBULES BRANCH IN NEW DIRECTIONS, A FIRST LOOK IN ANIMALS

Cell biologists say they have, for the first time, directly observed and recorded in animal cells a pathway called branching microtubule...

PREDICTING RISK OF HEART FAILURE FOR DIABETES PATIENTS WITH HELP FROM MACHINE LEARNING

A new study unveils a new, machine-learning derived model that can predict, with a high degree of accuracy, future heart failure among...

 
 
 

NEW WAY TO TARGET CANCER'S DIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION

Scientists have revealed close-up details of a vital molecule involved in the mix and match of genetic information within cells - opening...

HOW IL-6 ALLOWS THE IMMUNE RESPONSE TO DEVELOP FOR A KEY CELL, THE T FOLLICULAR HELPER

A preclinical study shows how the interplay of two interleukin signaling proteins, IL-6 and IL-2, affects the development of T follicular...

 
 
 

THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES FOR PREGNANT WOMEN WITH LUPUS

A highly gender-biased disease, lupus afflicts females some nine times more than males. Because of the disease's unpredictable turns...

TEAM DISCOVERS POLYMORPH SELECTION DURING CRYSTAL GROWTH CAN BE THERMODYNAMICALLY DRIVEN

Scientists provide solid calculation to demonstrate the structural transformation in colloidal crystallization can be entirely thermodynamic,...

 
 
 

PARAMAGNETIC SPINS TAKE ELECTRONS FOR A RIDE, PRODUCE ELECTRICITY FROM HEAT

Local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material - where spins weren't thought...

GROOVY! THESE GROOVED PATTERNS BETTER MITIGATE SHOCK WAVES

Engineers have discovered a method that could make materials more resilient against massive shocks such as earthquakes or explosions....

 
 
 



Dems call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after new sexual misconduct claims arise

Dems call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after new sexual misconduct claims arise

Several Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated... Read more ...

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

The filing late Sunday night in White Plains, New York, was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to $12 billion over time, was struck. Read more ...

Trump: US 'locked and loaded depending on verification' of attack on Saudi...

Trump: US 'locked and loaded depending on verification' of attack on Saudi oil field

President Donald Trump on Sunday evening tweeted that the U.S. has "reason to believe that we know" who is responsible for an attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field. Read more ...

Ric Ocasek, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and The Cars frontman, dead at 75

Ric Ocasek, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and The Cars frontman, dead at 75

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the rock band The Cars, has died. He was 75. Read more ...

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as U.S. blames Iran

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as U.S. blames Iran

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Your daily 6: New Kavanaugh claim, walking on Old Faithful and gas pump...

Your daily 6: New Kavanaugh claim, walking on Old Faithful and gas pump prices could soar

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Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

Crude prices soared as trading opened on Monday after this weekend's drone attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities slashed the kingdom's output by half, or more than five... Read more ...

OxyContin maker files for bankruptcy faced with over 2,000 lawsuits over...

OxyContin maker files for bankruptcy faced with over 2,000 lawsuits over opioid epidemic

Purdue Pharma, accused of fostering the US opioid crisis with its drug OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York court, after a tentative settlement deal faced... Read more ...

College football Week 4 bowl projections: Notre Dame, Georgia can make...

College football Week 4 bowl projections: Notre Dame, Georgia can make Playoff case now

Sporting News' Week 4 bowl projections saw a little movement, but Georgia and Notre Dame can make their case this week. Read more ...

Two-time cancer survivor wins $4.6 million lottery jackpot

Two-time cancer survivor wins $4.6 million lottery jackpot

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