PHILADELPHIA - Offering $100 to patients eligible for a preventive colonoscopy screening more than doubled the rate of screening when compared to a simple emailed request, according to new research fr..
Bottom Line: In preclinical studies, tumors that consitutively expressed the protein indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO1) responded to the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor celecoxib (Celebrex) and had..
(Earlham Institute) A four-year investment from RCUK's Global Challenges Research Fund is set to stimulate the bioeconomy by increasing knowledge of Colombia's greatest treasure: its biodive..
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, July 21, 2017-Researchers have shown that a single nucleotide change in a gene that affects production of hepcidin--a peptide involved in..
Credit: Photo: Peter Beyer The lack of vitamin A in food is a major cause of health problems worldwide and can lead to blindness and even death. This is especially a problem in threshold or third-w..
Credit: Credit: Bob Wilder/University at Buffalo. BUFFALO, N.Y. -- In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors..
As we all know, developing the field of Green Building (GB) is one of the most effective measures to save energy and reduce carbon emissions in the world. How to promote the development of green build..
Credit: Photo by Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno. RENO, Nev. - Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 ..
Analysis of natural sparkling mineral water has given scientists valuable clues on how to locate hot water springs - potential sources of sustainable, clean energy. Studies at naturally carbonated s..
Credit: Duke University DURHAM, N.C. -- The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results. The..
Credit: © RUB, Marquard Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Freie Universität Berlin have clarified the crucial catalytic step in the production of hydrogen by enzymes. The enzymes, call..
Credit: UMass Amherst AMHERST, Mass. - Pathogenic fungi, the kind that cause wilt diseases in more than 100 plants species, can pose serious threats to agricultural productivity. Li-Jun Ma at the U..
Credit: Julie O'Connor, Wayne State University DETROIT - A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received a $1.9 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Ins..
For mice and men, a strength in one area of Darwinian fitness may mean a deficiency in another. A look at Olympic athletes shows that a wrestler is built much differently than a marathoner. It's ..