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Scientists say phones and Wi-Fi may cause Alzheimer's disease
A newly published study has connected the overexposure to cell phones and Wi-Fi to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Small plastic particles now found deep inside human lungs
Researchers have found over a dozen kinds of microplastics at least 3μm in size in lung tissue samples taken from living humans.
5,500 new RNA viruses were just found lurking in the ocean
Machine learning has helped identify 5,500 new RNA viruses belonging to the five known phyla and five newly proposed phyla.
A brand-new type of cell hidden in humans was just discovered
Scientists have discovered a new cell that can transform itself in human lungs called respiratory airway secretory (RAS) cells.
Scientists have identified a huge driving force of evolution worldwide
Global Urban Evolution Project researchers have identified humans and cities as the dominant evolutionary driving force globally.
Scientists discover what may be the key ingredient to origin of life
Researchers have discovered through the use of cyanide that the compound may have triggered some of the first biologies on Earth.
Humans are slowly losing their sense of smell, new research indicates
New research indicates that changes to the genes responsible for scent receptors are decreasing human sensitivity to smells.
Longer human lifespan linked to these genes, new research shows
Researchers from University College London have found an association between the Pol I and Pol III genes and longer lifespans.
The 'Sixth Mass Extinction' is already underway, experts warn
Scientists stress we are in the midst of a sixth global mass extinction event, dubbed the Holocene or Anthropocene extinction.
DNA mutations may not be as random as we thought, new study shows
Scientists from UC Davis and the Max Planck Institute have identified a non-random pattern in DNA mutations of thale cress plants.
Troubling gene for antibiotic resistance found in U.S. water
Researchers from the University of Georgia's Center for Food Safety (CFS) have found the MCR-9 gene in Georgian wastewater.
New vaccines that can spread on their own are being developed
Research is being done in Europe and the United States into lab-modified self-spreading and replicating viral vaccines in animals.
Surprising link uncovered between life on Earth and distant supernovae
New research has discovered how supernovae prevalence could impact climate conditions on Earth, setting the stage for life.
Decades-long dilemma solved with a new study of cell membranes
Researchers from the Ohio State University have observed the mechanism by which a cell membrane envelopes foreign substances.
New research identifies key factor in development of Alzheimer's
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified a link between energy production and Alzheimer's disease in zebrafish.
Excessive simple sugar intake could increase risk of mental disorders
The link between increased sugar intake and the risk of mental disorder in susceptible mice has been elucidated with new research.
Astronomers just found a key precursor for life in interstellar space
Researchers have identified a key molecule necessary for life in Sagittarius B2, ethanolamine, part of phospholipid membranes.
'Significant breakthrough' in bionic eye development
Researchers have made a breakthrough in bionic eye technology, reducing power consumption to facilitate next-gen visual systems.
New anti-aging vaccine moves closer toward human trials
Scientists have developed a new vaccine to combat age-related diseases and prolong life, which has shown success in a mouse model.
11 billion theoretical compounds tested with new computational method
V-SYNTHES is a new computational method for analyzing billions of theoretical compounds as candidates for therapeutic drugs.
Hearing loss reversed with amazing new gene therapy
A new gene therapy targets the STRC genes for stereocilin, a genetic source of hearing loss, and returned hearing to mice.
Nature is responding to plastic pollution with new enzymes
New research has identified new enzymes with the potential to degrade plastic, and their numbers correlate with pollutant count.
New biosensors allow CRISPR gene edits to be seen with the naked eye
As gene editing technologies improve, a new biosensor has been produced to show the activity of the most prolific one yet, CRISPR.
Communication between immune cells shows potential for cancer vaccine
A recent discovery in understanding how the cells of the immune system fight cancer could help produce a vaccine for cancer.
New study shows how ruptured cell nuclei can reseal themselves
Researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which a cell nucleus can reseal itself in the event of a rupture, protecting its DNA.
Entire cells visualised in 3D in minutes with soft X-ray technique
Scientists have used X-ray imaging to produce detailed models of pathogen-infected cells in minutes, identifying internal changes.
More CRISPR-like gene editing tools discovered
CRISPR shook up the world with its gene-editing potential in the last few years; now the possibilities are even more numerous.
Solving the Lasker food paradox to show how ocean life eats and lives
Sonar analysis of the ocean has revealed the answer to the food paradox of marine animals, showing concentrated pockets of life.
New research details using gene editing to make stronger antibiotics
Antibiotic resistance is a massive issue facing humanity right now, but new research is uncovering ways we can use to combat it.
A cure for diabetes has been found, stem cells to be the answer
A cure for diabetes is on the horizon using stem cell research as its foundation.
Invitrocue Signs Technology Development Agreement To Include Indications For Multiple Breast Cancer Subtypes
Worried about germs? Your phone is ridden with them, apparently
You carry your phone around with you every day, what else are you transporting? Check out the germs on your phone.
Ancient virus found in Siberia has been brought back to life
30,000-year old virus has been revived by scientist, leading experts to believe melting polar ice could unleash more ancient viruses upon us.