No matter how warm it gets outside, most endotherms maintain a reasonably stable internal temperature; if they don't, there's usually a very good reason for their temperature to rocket. Howe..
Credit: MU News Bureau COLUMBIA, Mo. - For most people, trips to the doctor can be quite scary. For adolescents and young adults with autism, taking control of health care decisions is not only fri..
Credit: DESY/Science Communication Lab MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- Heavy atoms absorbing X-rays are sucking the electrons from their molecular neighbors like a black hole pulling in matter. The research is..
A phase 2 clinical trial in young adults with Down syndrome of a drug being investigated for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease supports further investigation of its potential. Results of the f..
Credit: Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service SEATTLE -- May 31, 2017 -- By adding an experimental drug to a standard chemotherapy regimen, a subset of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer ha..
Credit: UT Southwestern DALLAS - May 31, 2017 - Scientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory, opening new avenues of research to better understand memory processing in the human ..
Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Dept. of Energy OAK RIDGE, Tenn. May 31, 2017 - A team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has identified a novel microbial pr..
Credit: Cincinnati Children's While reading to children has many benefits, simply speaking the words aloud may not be enough to improve cognitive development in preschoolers. A new internatio..
(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic and Baxter International Inc. today announced a new research and development collaboration to advance innovation across a spectrum of therapeutic areas where there are high u..
Credit: Samantha Lloyd/ASU VisLab Slow and steady wins the race. While that may have been true in one of Aesop's classic fables, the Mojave Desert tortoise may need to adapt more quickly than i..