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Hydrogel Offers Double Punch Against Orthopedic Bone Infections

Surgery prompted by automobile accidents, combat wounds, cancer treatment and other conditions can lead to bone infections that are difficult to treat and can...

Researchers ID genes linked to sex differentiation in giant Amazon fish

Brazilian and German scientists have completed a collaborative project to sequence and analyze the whole genome of Arapaima gigas, a giant freshwater fish known in...

New Approach Aims to Advance Quantum Computers

Quantum computers, which use light particles (photons) instead of electrons to transmit and process data, hold the promise of a new era of research...

‘Good’ bacteria may prevent — and reverse — food allergy

A study by scientists at Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, published today in Nature Medicine, makes a strong case that the...

Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests

Eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity, recent research from the University of British Columbia suggests. The study, published April...

Artificial intelligence could be Alzheimer’s ‘game changer’

Worldwide, about 44 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease (AD) or a related form of dementia. Although 82 percent of seniors in the...

Alzheimer’s missing link ID’d, answering what tips brain’s decline

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear, two kinds of damaging proteins silently collect in the brain: amyloid beta and tau. Clumps of amyloid...

Does stimulation of the brain’s dorsal anterior insula trigger ecstasy?

The epileptic "aura" is a subjective phenomenon that sometimes precedes the visible clinical features of a seizure. Investigators tested three epileptic patients prior to...

Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity?

A new study finds that drinking a cup of coffee could have a direct effect on the body's brown fat functions Scientists from the University...

Visual Framing by Media in Debates Affects Public Perception

Both Democratic and Republican Party front-runners benefited from preferential visual coverage during the televised 2016 presidential primary debates, according to a new study published...