PILOT WHALE STUDY REVEALS COPYCAT CALLS TO OUTSMART PREDATORS

New research has found southern Australian long-finned pilot whales are able to mimic the calls of its natural predator and food rival...

SCIENTISTS PREDICT 'OPTIMAL' STRESS LEVELS

Scientists have created an evolutionary model to predict how animals should react in stressful situations.

 
 
 

CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS WITH BARRIERS TO SOCIAL DISTANCING HAD HIGHER COVID-19 DEATH RATES

New research has found that Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing, including limited access to broadband internet...

NEW REVIEW CONFIRMS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON BLACK, HISPANIC POPULATIONS

Black and Hispanic populations are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, according to a systematic review published this week. The...

 
 
 

NEIGHBORHOOD DEPRIVATION AND COVID IN LOUISIANA

A new study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana has found that the more a neighborhood is...

ONCE HOSPITALIZED, BLACK PATIENTS WITH COVID-19 HAVE LOWER RISK OF DEATH THAN WHITE, STUDY FINDS

While multiple research studies show that Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to test positive for COVID-19, researchers found...

 
 
 

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION REVEALS 'SUPER-SPREADER' POTENTIAL OF ANDES VIRUS

'Super-spreader' events and extensive person-to-person contact propelled an outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in a small village...

NEW CRISPR-BASED TEST FOR COVID-19 USES A SMARTPHONE CAMERA

In a new study, a team of researchers outlines the technology for a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19 that uses a smartphone camera to...

 
 
 

GUT MICROBIOME SNAPSHOT COULD REVEAL CHEMICAL EXPOSURES IN CHILDREN

Researchers have completed the most comprehensive study to date on how a class of persistent pollutants called semi-volatile organic...

GESTATIONAL AGE LINKED TO ADHD IN CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME

A new study finds a connection between gestational age and ADHD in children with Down syndrome. An earlier gestational age is linked...

 
 
 

ELECTRICAL SPIN FILTERING THE KEY TO ULTRA-FAST, ENERGY-EFFICIENT SPINTRONICS

A new study is a step towards even-faster, more energy-efficient 'spintronic' technology - an exciting, beyond-CMOS technology. The...

HIDDEN NETWORK OF ENZYMES ACCOUNTS FOR LOSS OF BRAIN SYNAPSES IN ALZHEIMER'S

A new study on Alzheimer's disease has revealed a previously unknown biochemical cascade in the brain that leads to the destruction...

 
 
 

CAN WE MAKE BONES HEAL FASTER?

A new article describes for the first time how minerals come together at the molecular level to form bones and other hard tissues,...

DARK EXCITONS HIT THE SPOTLIGHT

Heralding the end of a decade-long quest, in a promising new class of extremely thin, two-dimensional semiconductors, scientists have...

 
 
 

DRINKING LINKED TO A DECLINE IN BRAIN HEALTH FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE

The evidence for the harmful effects of alcohol on brain health is compelling, but now experts have pinpointed three key time periods...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSIBLE FOR DECREASE IN HEPATITIS C TESTING

New research finds that the COVID-19 emergency systemic changes made to decrease in-person visits during the pandemic have led to a...

 
 
 

A NEW VIEW OF HOW THE BRAIN DECIDES TO MAKE AN EFFORT

New research gives the first detailed view of ventral striatum activity during three phases of effort-based decision-making - the anticipation...

BABY'S FIRST BREATH TRIGGERS LIFE-SAVING CHANGES IN THE BRAIN

A new discovery reveals how something amazing happens when a baby takes a first breath. The finding could shed light on sudden infant...

 
 
 

PEOPLE WITH RARE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES AT INCREASED RISK OF DYING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

A new study has shown that people with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases are at a greater risk of dying at a younger age during the...

RESEARCH CONFIRMS CRUCIAL MONITORING ASSESSMENT IS EFFECTIVE FOR PATIENTS WITH COVID-19

New research shows that an assessment score used to measure a patient's severity of illness can be applied to patients with COVID-19...

 
 
 



Reports: President Trump pressured Georgia governor to help overturn Biden's...

Reports: President Trump pressured Georgia governor to help overturn Biden's win in state

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp reportedly explained that he did not have the authority to order an audit. Read more ...

2020: The year in photos

2020: The year in photos

From the coronavirus pandemic, wildfires, a presidential election and protests over police brutality, 2020 has been full of newsworthy events. Read more ...

David L. Lander, best known as 'Squiggy' on Laverne & Shirley, dies at 73

David L. Lander, best known as 'Squiggy' on Laverne & Shirley, dies at 73

David L. Lander, the actor best known for playing Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman on the sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" has died, according to TMZ . Lander's wife tells TMZ that he died... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 9,887 new cases of COVID-19 and 208 deaths

Illinois health officials report 9,887 new cases of COVID-19 and 208 deaths

Health officials announced 9,887 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 208 additional deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health reports... Read more ...

COVID-19 robs college basketball fans of No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor

COVID-19 robs college basketball fans of No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor

Fans were hoping to watch one of the best college basketball games of the season on Saturday, but positives tests for the coronavirus forced Gonzaga and Baylor to scrap the... Read more ...

Penn State pounds Rutgers, 23-7, for second win this season

Penn State pounds Rutgers, 23-7, for second win this season

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No. 3 Ohio State has no problem with Spartans in 52-12 win

No. 3 Ohio State has no problem with Spartans in 52-12 win

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Justin Fields threw for two touchdowns and Haskell Garrett scored on an interception to lift No. 3 Ohio State to an easy 52-12 victory over Michigan State... Read more ...

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority... Read more ...

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia fight time, PPV price, boxing odds & how...

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia fight time, PPV price, boxing odds & how to watch

Errol Spence Jr. will try to recapture his place near the pinnacle of boxing when he returns after a 15-month absence. Here's how to watch his matchup with Danny Garcia. Read more ...

NBA: Teams that break virus protocols may lose games, picks

NBA: Teams that break virus protocols may lose games, picks

NBA teams that do not comply with league rules designed to minimize the spread of the coronavirus this season could face major penalties such as forfeiting games or draft... Read more ...