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New study dramatically narrows the search for advanced life in the universe

Scientists may need to rethink their estimates for how many planets outside our solar system could host a rich diversity of life. In a new...

New study proves some of Earth’s oldest animals could take trips

New UC Riverside-led research settles a longstanding debate about whether the most ancient animal communities were deliberately mobile. It turns out they were, because...

Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss

A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don’t lose any weight, a new...

Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth

A Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits...

Guns are often obtained just days before a crime, study finds

Guns recovered from crimes are often a decade old, but knowing when a gun was manufactured doesn’t reveal how many times it may have...

Sea otters have low genetic diversity like endangered species, biologists report

Sea otters have low genetic diversity, which could endanger their health as a species, a UCLA-led team of life scientists has discovered. The findings...

An Ounce of Prevention: Preoperative Management of Inflammation May Stave Off Cancer Recurrences

A growing body of evidence suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth. Now, a team of scientists led by Dipak...

Researchers link gene to cannabis abuse

New research from the Danish psychiatric project, iPSYCH, shows that a specific gene is associated with an increased risk of cannabis abuse. The gene...

Gut microbes associated with temperament traits in children

Scientists in the FinnBrain research project of the University of Turku have found that the gut microbes of a 2.5-month-old infant are associated with...

AI to manage road infrastructure via Google Street View

Geospatial scientists have developed a new program to monitor street signs needing replacement or repair by tapping into Google Street View images. The fully-automated system...