STUDY SUGGESTS NO LINK BETWEEN ANTISEIZURE DRUGS USED IN PREGNANCY AND COGNITIVE PROBLEMS IN BABIES

New findings suggest there is no difference in cognitive outcomes at age 2 among children of healthy women and children of women with...

ONE STEP TOWARDS A DAILY-USE DEEP UV LIGHT SOURCE FOR STERILIZATION AND DISINFECTION

Researchers invented a more efficient device for doubling the frequency of incoming light by combining period reflectors inside a microcavity...

 
 
 

A NEW MODEL OF ALZHEIMER'S PROGRESSION

Scientists explore how protein and signaling pathways change in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Their work creates a new model of...

AS CLIMATES CHANGE, PREPARE FOR MORE MOSQUITOES IN WINTER

In places on the front lines of climate change, these disease-spreading insects may become a year-round problem.

 
 
 

NEW HEALTH BENEFITS OF RED SEAWEEDS UNVEILED

Red seaweeds have been prevalent in the diets of Asian communities for thousands of years. Researchers have now shown how these algae...

INTRODUCING PLAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION REDUCES STRESS AND FORMS DEEPER CONNECTION MATERIAL

Higher education students are more engaged and motivated when they are taught using playful pedagogy rather than the traditional lecture-based...

 
 
 

TARGETED DRUG FOUND EFFECTIVE IN THWARTING PANCREATIC TUMORS

Through a pre-clinical study, researchers identified a novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors that are addicted to the...

DOES ZINC INHIBIT OR PROMOTE GROWTH OF KIDNEY STONES? WELL, BOTH

In the first study to validate conflicting theories, a researcher has confirmed that the zinc actually does inhibit and promote the...

 
 
 

MAKING A MEAL OF DNA IN THE SEAFLOOR

While best known as the code for genetic information, DNA is also a nutrient for specialized microbes. An international team of researchers...

AI PREDICTS HOW PATIENTS WITH VIRAL INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19, WILL FARE

Gene expression patterns associated with pandemic viral infections provide a map to help define patients' immune responses, measure...

 
 
 

THE EVOLUTION OF GOOD TASTE

Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers found that differences between the elemental composition of foods...

PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF IN THE HUMAN GUT MICROBIOME

The human gut microbiome is a complex community of trillions of microbes that are constantly interacting with each other and our bodies....

 
 
 

STENTS INSPIRED BY PAPER-CUTTING ART CAN DELIVER DRUGS TO THE GI TRACT

Inspired by kirigami, the Japanese art of folding and cutting paper, engineers have designed a new type of stent that could be used...

RESEARCHERS MODEL IMPACT OF BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL PROGRAMS AT BARBERSHOPS NATIONWIDE

Investigators built a model to examine the potential impact of implementing blood pressure control programs at barbershops nationwide...

 
 
 

BRAIN CAPILLARY STRUCTURES SHOW A CORRELATION WITH THEIR NEURON STRUCTURES

Researchers performed microtomography experiments the BL20XU beamline of the SPring-8 synchrotron radiation facility and found that...

EASY, INEXPENSIVE, EFFICIENT: RESEARCHERS IMPROVE EFFICACY OF NEW MALARIA DRUG

Artemisone is a promising substance in the fight against malaria. However, the active ingredient has yet to be used due its instability...

 
 
 

HAIR FOLLICLES HEAL BLISTERS AT PERSONAL COST

A team of scientists has shown that the healing of skin blisters is driven by hair follicle stem cells, which delay their own development...

POTENTIAL NEW TREATMENT TARGET FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

A new study not only sheds light on how the APOE4 gene may cause some of the pathologies associated with Alzheimer's disease, but also...

 
 
 

TOUCHLESS TECHNOLOGY COULD ENABLE EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF EYE DISEASES THAT CAUSE BLINDNESS

A new non-contact laser imaging system developed by engineering researchers, is designed to detect telltale signs of major blinding...

NEW GLIAL CELLS DISCOVERED IN THE BRAIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR BRAIN REPAIR

Neurons, nerve cells in the brain, are central players in brain function. However, a key role for glia, long considered support cells,...

 
 
 



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Former party boss wins Labor preselection for new seat of Hawke

A group of Labor women, aligned to former opposition leader Bill Shorten, had been pushing for the party to choose a female candidate, but an overwhelming majority of Labor's... Read more ...

From Billie to Beyonce: Why women sing the blues

Prinnie Stevens kicks off the Melbourne Cabaret Festival with a heartfelt show that leaves audiences weeping. Read more ...

JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley chiefs signal Wall Street's pandemic boom is coming...

Wall Street heavyweights are tempering expectations for their investors as trading revenue starts to fall after a bumper 12 months. Read more ...

Producer of Christchurch attacks movie quits amid backlash, Ardern criticism

Plans for a movie depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's widely lauded response to the Christchurch terrorist attacks suffered another blow on Monday. Read more ...

Study suggests no link between antiseizure drugs used in pregnancy and...

New findings suggest there is no difference in cognitive outcomes at age 2 among children of healthy women and children of women with epilepsy who took antiseizure medication... Read more ...

Stan Grant valiently attempts to unpack a cultural and political divide in...

Stan Grant's new ABC series makes a valiant effort at unpacking and diversifying the China debate. Read more ...

New wound gap closure mechanism may offer faster, better healing after...

The observation of a previously undetected biological mechanism for closing gaps in living tissue improves basic understanding of the wound-healing process and may one day... Read more ...

South African and Brazilian SARS-CoV-2 variants overtake UK variant in...

Researchers have found that the variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that were initially identified in South Africa and Brazil appear to be spreading... Read more ...

Designed By Nature Voluntarily Recalls Goat's Milk, Cow's Milk and Base Milk...

DESIGNED BY NATURE of California is recalling our Goat's Milk Powder, Cow's Milk Powder and Base Milk Powder formulas with an expiration date between May 01, 2021 thru June 11... Read more ...