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Mar. 22, 2019 — How deformable cells are, and thus how stiff or squishy they are, plays an important role in retaining blood-forming stem cells in their marrow niches and thus preserving their long-term repopulation ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Glaciers that drain ice sheets such as Antarctica or Greenland often flow into the ocean, ending in near-vertical cliffs. As the glacier flows into the sea, chunks of the ice break off in calving ... read more

Teens Who Seek Solitude May Know What's Best for Them

Mar. 22, 2019 — Teens who choose to spend time alone may know what's best for them, according to new research that suggests solitude isn't a red flag for isolation or ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — A new system can monitor the behavior of all electric devices within a building, ship, or factory, determining which ones are in use at any given time and whether any are showing signs of an imminent ... read more

Anti-TB Drugs Can Increase Risk of TB Re-Infection

Mar. 22, 2019 — Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don't, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this ... read more

Like Mountaineers, Nerves Need Expert Guidance to Find Their Way

Mar. 22, 2019 — Similar to the dozens of Sherpas that guide hikers up treacherous Himalayan mountains to reach a summit, the nervous system relies on elaborate timing and location of guidance cues for neuronal axons ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — The device does not require additional components such as batteries or actuators carried on the back or ... read more

How the 'Good Feeling' Can Influence the Purchase of Sustainable Chocolate

Mar. 22, 2019 — More and more products carry ethical labels such as fair-trade or organic, which consumers view positively. Nevertheless, the sales figures of these products often remain low, even though they offer ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — A scientist has new ways of accelerating the development of new organic materials for electronics. The new approaches could have applications in other types of materials science ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — A new study discovers a mechanism by which molecules affect the plasmonic response of gold nanorods. The mechanism could be used to enhance applications like catalysis that involve plasmon-driven ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Scientists argue for more 'synthesis' research looking at the big picture of volcanology to complement myriad research efforts looking at single ... read more

Hears the Pitch: Team Invents a New Mode of Photoacoustic Imaging

Mar. 22, 2019 — Physicists developed a new mode of photoacoustic imaging called F-mode. This new mode selectively enhances photoacoustic image features based on the size of the object and the sounds it ... read more

Potential New Therapy for Liver Diseases

Mar. 22, 2019 — Drug therapy may effectively treat a potentially life-threatening condition associated with cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases, according to a new ... read more

Mailing Colorectal Cancer Screening Kit Found Effective, Regardless of Financial Incentive

Mar. 22, 2019 — Roughly a quarter of patients overdue for colorectal cancer screening mailed completed kits back within two months, even if they weren't given any kind of financial ... read more

Climate Change Affecting Fish in Ontario Lakes

Mar. 22, 2019 — Researchers have found warmer average water temperatures in Ontario lakes over the past decade have forced fish to forage in deeper ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Striking colors that are seen only in the males of some species are partly explained by gene behavior, research into guppy fish ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed medication for major depressive disorder (MDD), yet scientists still do not understand why the treatment does not work ... read more

Low-Income Neighborhoods More Vulnerable to Flooding, Extreme Heat

Mar. 22, 2019 — The methods can be replicated by cities to help them identify which neighborhoods are most at risk and what demographic factors characterize the most vulnerable ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Women who have reached menopause are at a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, which can lead to bone fractures and long-term impairment of mobility. Studies have suggested a link between reduced ... read more

Mar. 22, 2019 — Related individuals of a soil bacterial species live in cooperative groups and exhibit astonishing genetic and behavioral ... read more

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