Credit: Ill./ ©: Jonathan Siebert, JGU Everyone knows that long bits of yarn, or charging cables and the like, tend to get quickly tangled and form nasty knots. Little is known about the structures..
(Portland, Ore.) October 17, 2017 - Oregon shore crabs exhibit risky behavior when they're exposed to the antidepressant Prozac, making it easier for predators to catch them, according to a new s..
Credit: David Shean/University of Washington Until recently, glaciers in the United States have been measured in two ways: placing stakes in the snow, as federal scientists have done each year sinc..
Credit: The Graduate Center NEW YORK, October 20, 2017 - The Graduate Center (GC) of the City University of New York (CUNY) has entered into a joint endeavor with Princeton University to explore th..
Credit: UMass Amherst AMHERST, Mass. - Environmental health scientist Alicia Timme-Laragy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institu..
Credit: Bernard Heymann, Ph.D., NIAMS Laboratory of Structural Biology Research, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health A new study expl..
Worldwide, more than three million children die each year on the day they are born - either during birth or shortly afterwards. If their mothers had received acceptable care during childbirth, almost ..
The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row..
Simon Fraser University health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear is a Commissioner and author of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health that has released a report detailing the adverse effects ..
Credit: Institute of Microbiology/Vetmeduni Vienna Mycoplasmas are very simple bacteria. They have a minimalist genome and no protective cell wall. Nevertheless, they are common and successful path..
WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 20, 2017 -- The American Institute of Physics announced today the winners of its 2017 Science Communication Awards for Books, Articles, Writing for Children, and Broadcast and N..
US ocean observation critical to understanding climate change, but lacks long-term national planning
WASHINGTON - The ocean plays a critical role in climate and weather, serving as a massive reservoir of heat and water that influences tropical storms, El Nin?o, and climate change. In addition, the oc..
For millions of years, plants have been producing highly complex molecules out of simple chemical building blocks, sustainably and cheaply. Many of these chemical substances are used in medicine and t..
For the last century, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been a challenge for patients and the medical community in the western world. New research published today in The Lancet by Dr. Gilaad Kaplan..