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NEWLY DISCOVERED MEDUSAVIRUS GIVE NEW INSIGHTS ON HOW ORGANISMS AND VIRUSES CO-EVOLVED

Researchers find a new giant virus in the hot springs of northern Japan. It's unique genetic makeup of histones and capsid proteins...

DRUG DIVERSITY IN BACTERIA

Bacteria produce a cocktail of various bioactive natural products in order to survive in hostile environments with competing organisms....

 
 
 
Melatonin supplementation can help prevent liver damage in obese individuals, says study

MELATONIN SUPPLEMENTATION CAN HELP PREVENT LIVER DAMAGE IN OBESE INDIVIDUALS, SAYS STUDY

Melatonin is widely known as a sleep hormone produced by the pineal gland. As researchers continue to study this naturally occurring...

Walking downhill after meals may protect your bones from decay after the menopause

WALKING DOWNHILL AFTER MEALS MAY PROTECT YOUR BONES FROM DECAY AFTER THE MENOPAUSE

Nutrients from food are believed to be absorbed best this way, researchers at the University of Michigan said. Walking uphill doesn't...

 
 
 
Need A Can't-Miss Wheel Of Cheese? Try Playing It Some Hip-Hop

NEED A CAN'T-MISS WHEEL OF CHEESE? TRY PLAYING IT SOME HIP-HOP

Researchers exposed cheese to different genres of music for 24 hours a day over six months to find out that hip-hop might create the...

INFLAZOME GRABS FOX FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR PARKINSON'S R&D

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has provided funding to inflammatory disease biotech Inflazome. The funding will support research intended...

 
 
 

NEW MECHANISM OF ACTION FOUND FOR AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE FLUDIOXONIL

A fungicide commonly used by the agricultural industry to protect grains, fruit and vegetables from mold damage seems to kill fungi...

Transgender men can still get PREGNANT after a year of testosterone injections

TRANSGENDER MEN CAN STILL GET PREGNANT AFTER A YEAR OF TESTOSTERONE INJECTIONS

Researchers from Tel Aviv-Sourasky Medical Center in Israel studied 52 trans men and found they were still fertile as women. Pictured,...

 
 
 
How pollution could be killing your SPERM: Breathing in tiny toxic particles worsens semen

HOW POLLUTION COULD BE KILLING YOUR SPERM: BREATHING IN TINY TOXIC PARTICLES WORSENS SEMEN

Researchers at Sao Paulo University exposed groups of mice to pollution at varies ages before testing their sperm production in adulthood.

Neuron Pod / aLL Design

NEURON POD / ALL DESIGN

© Jonathan Cole Architects: aLL Design Location: 26-6 Newark St, Whitechapel, London E1 2JJ, United Kingdom Category: Higher Education Area:...

 
 
 

NEW COPOLYMERS AS HOSTS OF RIBOSOMAL RNA

Functionalized copolymers were synthesized and are proposed as hosts of RNA. The copolymers are based on carboxymethyl cellulose and...

The best and worst river cruises of 2019 revealed

THE BEST AND WORST RIVER CRUISES OF 2019 REVEALED

The research, by consumer group Which?, looked at 17 river cruise companies and asked over 1,700 passengers to rate their experiences...

 
 
 
IAmScience Lucas Woods

IAMSCIENCE LUCAS WOODS

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Ten years ago, Lucas Woods stepped into Gary Weisman's lab with a fresh perspective on P2 cell receptors....

Mouse Study Yields Long-Awaited Insights into Human Stomach Cancer

MOUSE STUDY YIELDS LONG-AWAITED INSIGHTS INTO HUMAN STOMACH CANCER

Research Scientist Antoine Snijders and postdoc Pin Wang analyze mouse blood samples. Mice have been instrumental in the study of...

 
 
 
What Besides Opioids Can Help Post-C-Section Pain?

WHAT BESIDES OPIOIDS CAN HELP POST-C-SECTION PAIN?

Pain after a C-section can be controlled effectively with ibuprofen and acetaminophen, researchers said. For those who do need opioids,...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A Cross-sectional Study in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

GAIT SPEED AND DYNAMIC STABILITY DECLINE ACCELERATES ONLY IN LATE LIFE: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER ADULTS

Background and Purpose: Incidence of falls increases with age whereas gait speed declines. The purposes of this study were to examine...

 
 
 
Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Model

FACTORS RELATED TO SELF-RATED HEALTH IN OLDER ADULTS: A CLINICAL APPROACH USING THE INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF FUNCTIONING, DISABILITY, AND HEALTH MODEL

Background and Purpose: A growing population of older adults will require health care professionals to become increasingly knowledgeable...

Are Eurocentric Genetic Databases Hampering Health Care?

ARE EUROCENTRIC GENETIC DATABASES HAMPERING HEALTH CARE?

A commentary published today in the journal Cell offers evidence of a stunning imbalance in the population groups that participate...

 
 
 
Red raspberry exhibits anti-metastatic properties against human nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells

RED RASPBERRY EXHIBITS ANTI-METASTATIC PROPERTIES AGAINST HUMAN NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA CELLS

A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine suggested that red raspberry can be used to treat and prevent nasopharyngeal...

Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great natural cure for acne

ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF RED GINSENG MAKE IT A GREAT NATURAL CURE FOR ACNE

Having an acne breakout? Try red ginseng. A recent study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research reports that red ginseng improves...