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Smart microscope adapts to changes in live specimens

Recent advances in imaging technology have provided unprecedented views of biological events as they unfold in living organisms. Researchers routinely create movies of processes such...
shift work fatigue MTNR1A gene

Scientists find the genetic cause of shift work fatigue

Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Finnish researchers have now found that...
photoreceptor in the roots are activated by light

Plant root can see light in the dark, says research

Light is not only a source of energy, but also an important signal that regulates many light-dependent growths in a plant. Light is first detected...
real time cancer cells invasion

Georgetown researchers describe method to study real time cancer invasion

A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has described the steps that allow cancer investigators to track, in real time, cancer cells...
Human can smell through lungs

Human can smell through lungs

It was always thought that olfactory receptors' sole bodily function was to smell, and could only be found inside a nose. But now a new...
why bad genes are not always bad to our health

Scientists find out why bad genes are not always bad to our health

We usually think of mutations as errors in our genes that will make us sick. But not all errors are bad, and some can even...
Biologist citizen scientist

Global biodiversity needs citizen scientists, says study

Citizen scientists are already providing large amounts of data for monitoring biodiversity, but they could do much more, according to a new study published...
An artist's interpretation of zinc being transported in the bloodstream.

Scientists find out how our body transports zinc to protect our health

Zinc is essential for wound healing, for vision, for DNA creation, for our senses of taste and smell, even for sexual health. But despite its...
Female fish choose male fish based on their DIY skills

Female fish choose male fish based on their DIY skills, says research

Female fish judge males based on their ability to design nests best suited for the conditions of their environment, according to a new study...
new autoimmune disease treatments

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

A research team has been using genetics to explore ways of producing new treatments for autoimmune diseases, but with significantly fewer side effects. Many of...

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In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

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High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...