CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Around half of all medications for chronic diseases are not taken as prescribed, costing the U.S. health care system more than $100 billion in avoidable hospital stays each year. Th..
St. Paul, Minn. (July 2017)--While beneficial microbes are becoming a more common tool in agriculture, their effectiveness in the field is severely blunted thanks to real-world environmental stressors..
Credit: Magdalena Steinrück Genes do not exist in isolation. Like beads on a string, they sit next to each other on long DNA molecules called chromosomes. So far, little has been known about how th..
Credit: Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut Mission X: Train like an Astronaut, since its inception in 2011, has morphed into an international collaboration of physical fitness challenges. The progr..
Almost 1.2 million violent crimes - homicide, sexual assault, assault, and robbery - were committed in the United States in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. A new study has found tha..
Scientists developing promising new antibiotics in India, Ireland, France, Switzerland, the US and UK are to share up to US$17.6m to speed treatments for the world's deadliest superbugs. A year..
Credit: Copyright: Wolfgang Lang, University of Vienna Magnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons", are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits. Compu..
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Numerous studies have shown a relationship between high-crime communities and the academic performance of children who live within them. Now, new Northwestern University research ..
PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2017 - How an adolescent uses marijuana, in particular a pattern of escalating use, may make an adolescent more prone to higher rates of depression and lower educational accomplis..
From an early age, children are very skilled in imitating the actions of others and are so motivated to do so that they will even copy actions for no reason. Imitation is part of what it means to be h..