NEW BREATH-DRIVEN CONCEPT SET TO TRANSFORM ACCESS TO HAND PROSTHETICS

The new air-powered hand provides a lightweight, low-maintenance and easy-to-use body-powered prosthetic option particularly well suited...

INTERPLAY OF ANCESTRY AND SEXUAL DIMORPHISM SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT GROWTH PATTERNS IN FRONTAL SINUSES, RESEARCHERS FIND

Researchers have found the development of the frontal sinus was affected more by sexual dimorphism than the ancestry of the individual...

 
 
 

ADVANCED IMAGING REVEALS MIRED MIGRATION OF NEURONS IN RETT SYNDROME LAB MODELS

Using organoids to model early development, researchers used an emerging microscopy technology to see that new neurons struggled to...

IT DOESN'T MATTER MUCH WHICH FIBER YOU CHOOSE - JUST GET MORE FIBER!

The benefit of dietary fiber isn't just the easier pooping that advertisers tout. Fermentable fiber is an essential source of nutrients...

 
 
 

A PAPER BATTERY WITH WATER SWITCH

A team of researchers has developed a water-activated disposable paper battery. The researchers suggest that it could be used to power...

COMMUNICATION MAKES HUNTING EASIER FOR CHIMPANZEES

Similar to humans, chimpanzees use communication to coordinate their cooperative behavior - such as during hunting. When chimpanzees...

 
 
 

SWIMMING WITHOUT BRAINS AND MUSCLES

Bacteria and other unicellular organisms developed sophisticated ways to actively navigate their way, despite being comparably simple...

NEW SMARTPHONE CLIP-ON CAN DETECT ZIKA VIRUS IN BLOOD SAMPLES

In a new study, researchers have combined their efforts to develop an instrument that can be clipped on to a smartphone to rapidly...

 
 
 

SPECIALIZED BRAIN REGIONS RECOGNIZE VOCAL CUES THAT DON'T INVOLVE SPEECH

New research finds that specific parts of the brain recognize complex cues in human vocal sounds that do not involve speech, such as...

A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR METHANE TO SLIP BY NATURE'S FILTERS

Warmer oceans can lead to large amounts of methane being released from the seabeds, which may amplify climate warming. A new study...

 
 
 

INEFFICIENT BUILDING ELECTRIFICATION RISKS PROLONGING FOSSIL FUELS

A new study indicates that decarbonization pathways should incorporate more efficient electric heating technologies and more renewable...

OCTOPUS LURES FROM THE MARIANA ISLANDS FOUND TO BE OLDEST IN THE WORLD

An archaeological study has determined that cowrie-shell artifacts found throughout the Mariana Islands were lures used for hunting...

 
 
 

WHERE YOU LIVE CAN AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO CONCEIVE, STUDY FINDS

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20 percent less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle...

LISTENING TO THE PEOPLE RESULTS IN A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEM

By taking into account the demographics and preferences of US racial groups, clarified through a nationally representative survey of...

 
 
 

NO 'SAFE SPACE' FOR 12 KEY OCEAN SPECIES ON NORTH AMERICAN WEST COAST

New research warns that climate impacts will significantly affect twelve economically and culturally important species that make their...

WHITE EGRET ORCHID EVOLVED FRILLY PETAL TO SUPPORT POLLINATOR HAWKMOTH

Botanists suggest that the frilly lip of the white egret orchid evolved as a stabilizer for the hawkmoth while it pollinates the plant,...

 
 
 

PEOPLE IN SHELTER-IN-PLACE HOTELS USED LESS ACUTE HEALTH SERVICES

In the first year of the pandemic, San Francisco and other communities in California offered private hotel rooms, three meals a day...

METAPHOR AND IMAGES SHOULD BE USED ALONGSIDE TRADITIONAL MEDICAL SCALES FOR PATIENTS TO DESCRIBE PAIN

Patients should be able to use images and metaphors alongside traditional medical scales to describe their pain to doctors, a new study...

 
 
 

COVID-19: NEW ENERGY FOR FLAGGING IMMUNE CELLS

In severe COVID-19 patients, the metabolism produces insufficient amounts of certain energy-rich compounds called ketone bodies. However,...

ADVANCED MRI BENEFITS PATIENTS WITH HEART STIFFENING DISEASE

An advanced form of cardiac MRI has for the first-time enabled clinicians to measure the effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients...

 
 
 



Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is...

Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is circulating there

The presence of the polio virus in New York City's wastewater suggests likely local circulation of the virus, city and state health officials said. Read more ...

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

“The Satanic Verses” novelist was on stage at the Chautauqua Institution when he was suddenly attacked, video from the event shows. Read more ...

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Traffic cameras are showing multiple vehicles off on the right shoulder of the interstate near Fort Wright, Friday morning. Read more ...

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Police also found several videos of Duncan sitting in his car in Des Moines area parking lots while he recorded underage girls walking nearby who were not aware of his presence. Read more ...

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous. Read more ...

It Was Less Affordable To Buy A Home In June Than It's Been In 33 Years

Housing affordability hit its worst level since 1989 in June, according to the National Association of Realtors' housing affordability index. Read more ...

Hundreds Of Americans Are Still Dying Of Covid Every Day-Higher Than At...

The CDC eased Covid curbs this week after saying vaccines and treatments had slashed the risk of serious Covid-19 for Americans. Read more ...

Hate the new Gmail redesign? Here's how to change it back to the original view

The old Gmail design hasn't gone away just yet. Jarretera/Shutterstock The Gmail redesign features new icons and a collapsible app toolbar. If you don't like the Gmail... Read more ...

American Consumers Feeling More Confident, Data Shows

The Index of Consumer Sentiment, compiled monthly by researchers at the University of Michigan, is down 21.6% since August 2021, but has risen 7% in the last month, according... Read more ...

Illegal pool with 60 tons of water discovered on rooftop in New York City

"Please don't try to build a rooftop swimming pool without first getting permits." There was a good reason New York City officials sent out this message to residents. Read more ...