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New method uses ultraviolet light to control fluid flow and organize particles

A new, simple and inexpensive method that uses ultraviolet light to control particle motion and assembly within liquids could improve drug delivery, chemical sensors...

Microscopic eye movements affect how we see contrast

It is often difficult for a driver to see a person walking on the side of the road at night—especially if the person is...

Low-Sugar Diet Effective in Boys with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars...

Scientists Create Uterine Stem Cells for the First Time

For the first time, scientists have generated endometrial cells from induced pluripotent stem cells, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study published in Stem Cell Reports. This new...

Stem Cell Transplants Improve on Current MS Treatments

A one-time stem cell transplantation treatment for multiple sclerosis showed improvements over the current therapies, according to a preliminary trial published in the Journal of the...

Having stressed-out ancestors improves lizards’ immune response to stress

Having ancestors who were frequently exposed to stressors can improve one's own immune response to stressors, according to Penn State researchers who studied fence...

Bioethicists Call for Oversight of Direct-to-Consumer ‘Neurotechnologies’ Promising Unproven Benefits

The marketing of direct-to-consumer “neurotechnologies” can be enticing: apps that diagnose a mental state, and brain devices that improve cognition or “read” one’s emotional...

Energizing the immune system to eat cancer

Immune cells called macrophages are supposed to serve and protect, but cancer has found ways to put them to sleep. Now researchers at the Abramson...

Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate

Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for drivers and...

Researchers race to save tree that may hold cancer treatment

Three Chinese fir trees on a nature reserve in southeastern China are the last of their kind. As their existence is threatened by human...