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Scientists revealed how probiotics influence human gut bacteria

A group of researchers from ITMO University and Knomics company studied how gut microbiota of 150 volunteers changed after a month of regular consumption...

Scientists discover what’s controlling chameleon-like abilities in squid

In the blink of an eye, a squid’s “smart skin” can switch color and pattern for the purpose of camouflage or sexual signaling—a virtuosic...

To Stoke Creativity, Crank Out Ideas and Then Step Away

There is an effective formula for unlocking employees’ creative potential, according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of...

Study finds natural selection favors cheaters

utualisms, which are interactions between members of different species that benefit both parties, are found everywhere — from exchanges between pollinators and the plants...

OSIRIS-REx spies on the weird, wild gravity of an asteroid

Research led by CU Boulder is revealing the Alice in Wonderland-like physics that govern gravity near the surface of the asteroid Bennu. The new findings are...

Fountain of youth for heart health may lie in the gut

Why do blood vessels naturally stiffen and degrade as we age, boosting cardiovascular disease risk?  New CU Boulder research has identified a surprising new culprit—and it...

Carbon monoxide detectors could warn of extraterrestrial life

Carbon monoxide detectors in our homes warn of a dangerous buildup of that colorless, odorless gas we normally associate with death. Astronomers, too, have...

Levitating objects with light

Researchers at Caltech have designed a way to levitate and propel objects using only light, by creating specific nanoscale patterning on the objects' surfaces. Though...

From foam to bone: Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implants

Researchers from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy,...

Superbugs have colonized the International Space Station — but there’s a silver lining

Astronauts leave behind many things when they boldly go. Bacteria, however, stay with them. Extreme spaceflight conditions can force these bacteria to toughen up, while...