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34 min ago | Science Daily
The impact of constructing passes that allow salmon to cross hydroelectric dams and recoloniae newly reconnected zones in the Adour basin has been the focus of recent study.
4 hrs ago | ECNmag
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.
6 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults and is more common in women than men.
7 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter
"It's exciting because we know what the bacteria are; we have a way to intervene," said Professor Cathryn Nagler from the University of Chicago.
10 hrs ago | HON
A new genetic discovery about Crohn's disease could lead to different ways to fight the bowel disorder, researchers report.
12 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Recent increases in human population and economic growth have increased the demand for land-plant biomass for food, fuel and other purposes, but according to scientists, the supply of the sum of leaf, stem, root, fruit and other terrestrial plant-based materials has been hampered by a limit to what can naturally be produced.
An association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been observed in people with different genetic backgrounds.
WA researchers have helped to discover a hidden "obesity gene" that could change how type 2 diabetes is diagnosed and treated.
July 24, 2014: Olalla Gomez, 22, a final-year student of English philology who is also on on the first day of her probation period before getting a contract as temporary waiter, holds a mug of beer in the "Los Capeas" restaurant in downtown Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain.
"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.
A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality.
The presence of Clostridia , a common class of gut bacteria, protects against food allergies, a new study in mice finds.
Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals , found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, but new research shows that females with ancestral exposure to EDC may show especially adverse reactions to stress.
A loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia in people with a genetic risk for the disorder -- even before any changes appear in their behavior -- scientists have found.
Big pharma and one relatively small company are teaming up to develop a master test that will help doctors pick a combination of drugs tailored to the individual patient's condition.
Scientists have grown a fully functional organ from transplanted laboratory-created cells in a living animal for the first time.
When researchers at the University of California, San Diego wanted to study an experimental Alzheimer's drug last year, they sought help from an unlikely group: people with Down syndrome.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:30 pm
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