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How brain tumors spread, become resistant to therapy

Research teams from Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have jointly discovered that the usually protective enzyme FBW7 is commonly mutated and inactivated in childhood brain cancers causing tumors to spread and...

Correlated magnets made out of single atoms

Solid state physics offers a rich variety of intriguing phenomena, several of which are not yet fully understood. Experiments with fermionic atoms in optical lattices get very close to imitating the...

Consumption of a bioactive compound from Neem plant could significantly suppress development of prostate...

Oral administration of nimbolide, over 12 weeks shows reduction of prostate tumor size by up to 70 per cent and decrease in tumor metastasis by up to 50 per cent A team...

Empowering diabetes patients through technology

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have received a five-year, $4 million federal grant to study how mobile technology can assist African American and Hispanic patients in adhering to their diabetes...

Early onset menopausal symptoms could predict heart disease

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later onset menopausal symptoms, according to...

How baby’s genes influence birth weight and later life disease

New research finds genetic differences that help to explain why some babies are born bigger or smaller than others. It also reveals how genetic differences provide an important link between an...

Status drives men’s reproductive success across non-industrial world

The reproductive success of men in non-industrialized societies is closely tied to their social status, finds a new meta-analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The analysis looked...

Wireless, freely behaving rodent cage helps scientists collect more reliable data

Instead of building a better mouse trap, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have built a better mouse cage. They've created a system called EnerCage (Energized Cage) for scientific experiments on awake,...

ALMA Catches Stellar Cocoon with Curious Chemistry

The first of its kind to be found outside the Milky Way A hot and dense mass of complex molecules, cocooning a newborn star, has been discovered by a Japanese team of astronomers using ALMA. This uni..

Key to manufacturing more efficient solar cells

In a discovery that could have profound implications for future energy policy, Columbia scientists have demonstrated it is possible to manufacture solar cells that are far more efficient than existing silicon...