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Scale-eating fish adopt clever parasitic methods to survive

Think of them as extra-large parasites. A small group of fishes -- possibly the world's cleverest carnivorous grazers -- feeds on the scales of other...

Commercial software no more accurate than untrained people in predicting recidivism

A new study suggests that a commercial software widely used to predict which criminals will commit crimes again is no more accurate than untrained...

Titan topographic map unearths cookie-cutter holes in moon’s surface

Using the now-complete Cassini data set, Cornell University astronomers have created a new global topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan that has opened new...

Ultra-thin memory storage device paves way for more powerful computing

Engineers worldwide have been developing alternative ways to provide greater memory storage capacity on even smaller computer chips. Previous research into two-dimensional atomic sheets...

Prebiotics in infant formula could improve learning and memory and alter brain chemistry

Nearly every American who has become a parent in the last decade has heard the slogan, "breast milk is best," and has likely been...

Canine distemper confirmed in Far Eastern leopard, world’s most endangered big cat

The Far Eastern or Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) is already among the rarest of the world's big cats, but new research reveals that...

Majority of US physicians say they’re burned out or depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...

No adverse health impacts from long term vaping — Study

A new peer-reviewed clinical trial to be published in the February edition of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology shows that regular use of e-cigarettes does...

Deep brain stimulation shows promise for select Tourette patients

University of Florida neuroscientists are leading a multinational effort to track outcomes for patients with Tourette syndrome who undergo deep brain stimulation surgery, an...

Biologists’ new peptide could fight many cancers

MIT biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein that many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukemia,...