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New drug that reverses memory loss from aging set for human trials

NEW DRUG THAT REVERSES MEMORY LOSS FROM AGING SET FOR HUMAN TRIALS

Scientists at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have created a drug that reversed age-related memory loss in mice and...

Women's bodies BLOCK weak sperm by creating a 'bottleneck' in the uterus

WOMEN'S BODIES BLOCK WEAK SPERM BY CREATING A 'BOTTLENECK' IN THE UTERUS

Scientists at New York's Cornell University say a series of 'pinch points' inside a woman's reproductive system is the biological equivalent...

 
 
 
Purdue scientists test flow battery for EVs, claim 300-mile range

PURDUE SCIENTISTS TEST FLOW BATTERY FOR EVS, CLAIM 300-MILE RANGE

According to scientists at Purdue University, the best way to charge electric car batteries may be to take them to a gas station, and...

Keeping secrets you're ashamed of damages your sense of self-worth, study finds

KEEPING SECRETS YOU'RE ASHAMED OF DAMAGES YOUR SENSE OF SELF-WORTH, STUDY FINDS

Scientists at Columbia University have long been studying secrets and why we keep them. Their latest work reveals that hidden truths...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER GENES THAT HELP HARMFUL BACTERIA THWART TREATMENT

A team has discovered two genes that make some strains of harmful Staphyloccocus bacteria resistant to treatment by copper, a potent...

AVEXIS INC.: SCIENTIST II, ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

AveXis Inc.: OverviewReady to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings for patients...

 
 
 

GENOME SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NOVEL APPROACHES TO STUDYING WIDESPREAD FORM OF MALARIA

Scientists have developed a novel way with genome sequences to study and better understand transmission, treat and ultimately eradicate...

SALK SCIENTISTS UNCOVER THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF METABOLIC “MAGIC BULLET” PROTEIN

LA JOLLA-The metabolic protein AMPK has been described as a kind of magic bullet for health. Studies in animal models have shown that...

 
 
 

AVEXIS INC.: SENIOR SCIENTIST, ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

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Scientists found the 'missing link' in the theory on how planets are formed

SCIENTISTS FOUND THE 'MISSING LINK' IN THE THEORY ON HOW PLANETS ARE FORMED

Ko Arimatsu For decades, astronomers have been trying to prove a theory about how planets are formed from small asteroid-like objects...

 
 
 
Obituary Notice: Walter Munk, World-Renowned Oceanographer, Revered Scientist

OBITUARY NOTICE: WALTER MUNK, WORLD-RENOWNED OCEANOGRAPHER, REVERED SCIENTIST

Walter Munk, who gave the Allies a strategic edge in World War II, helped nurture a university into existence, and became a living...

'We've never seen something like this orbiting the sun': Scientists are puzzled by the shape of the most distant object ever explored

'WE'VE NEVER SEEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS ORBITING THE SUN': SCIENTISTS ARE PUZZLED BY THE SHAPE OF THE MOST DISTANT OBJECT EVER EXPLORED

NASA's New Horizons probe flew by a space rock called 2014 MU69, the most distant space object ever visited by humanity, on New Year's...

 
 
 
Scientists studying leopard seals find a working USB stick hidden in the animal's FAECES

SCIENTISTS STUDYING LEOPARD SEALS FIND A WORKING USB STICK HIDDEN IN THE ANIMAL'S FAECES

Officials in New Zealand are on the hunt for the owners of a USB stick full of photos and videos frozen in a 'slab' of leopard seal...

Scientists examining 50 dead dolphins, seals and whales ALL had plastic in their system

SCIENTISTS EXAMINING 50 DEAD DOLPHINS, SEALS AND WHALES ALL HAD PLASTIC IN THEIR SYSTEM

Scientists from the University of Exeter conducted a study of 50 dead marine animals and found that all of them had 'microplastics'...

 
 
 
Scientists find the brain's 'funny bone' region: Tickling it can make patients happy during surgery

SCIENTISTS FIND THE BRAIN'S 'FUNNY BONE' REGION: TICKLING IT CAN MAKE PATIENTS HAPPY DURING SURGERY

The study by Emory University School of Medicine showed the effects of stimulating the cingulum bundle, a white matter tract in the...

New Gene Governs Need for Slumber When Sick

NEW GENE GOVERNS NEED FOR SLUMBER WHEN SICK

Direct association between illness and the need for more sleep has been discovered by scientists.

 
 
 
A bizarre interstellar object called 'Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here's why a few scientists still wonder if it was alien

A BIZARRE INTERSTELLAR OBJECT CALLED 'OUMUAMUA CONTINUES TO PERPLEX ASTRONOMERS A YEAR AFTER IT VANISHED. HERE'S WHY A FEW SCIENTISTS STILL WONDER IF IT WAS ALIEN

A building-size object called 'Oumuamua flew through the inner solar system in late 2017. Telescopes observed the mysterious interloper,...

Q&A: PetDesk CEO Taylor Cavanah on Building a ‘Slower-Growth' Startup

Q&A: PETDESK CEO TAYLOR CAVANAH ON BUILDING A ‘SLOWER-GROWTH' STARTUP

Taylor Cavanah, whose background is in physics, once caused a fellow scientist to do a spit take after learning Cavanah runs a software...

 
 
 
Novel Treatment for Osteomyelitis

NOVEL TREATMENT FOR OSTEOMYELITIS

A new treatment using copper-rich glass implants for a type of bone infection, osteomyelitis is discovered by the scientists.

A sample of faeces could tell if you're at risk of dementia: Bugs in gut 'may lead to' the disorder

A SAMPLE OF FAECES COULD TELL IF YOU'RE AT RISK OF DEMENTIA: BUGS IN GUT 'MAY LEAD TO' THE DISORDER

Japanese scientists compared samples of 128 people with and without dementia. They concluded that gut bacteria is a strong risk factor...