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Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound

Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound

Ultrasound waves applied to the whole brain improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The research, conducted by...

When political ideology shapes luxury buying

New research shows that conservative shoppers are much more likely than their liberal counterparts to purchase luxury items if and when they believe the...

Prostate cancer progression trigger to incurable stage has likely been uncovered

Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered novel genes and mechanisms that can explain how a genomic variant in a single...

Splitting Water: Nanoscale Imaging Yields Key Insights

In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel – just as plants do – researchers need...

CRISPR-Based Tool Maps Gene Function in Human Cells

UC San Francisco scientists have used a high-throughput CRISPR-based technique to rapidly map the functions of nearly 500 genes in human cells, many of...

Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed? Keshav Singh, Ph.D., and colleagues have done just that, in...
Doctors rely on more than just data for medical decision making

Doctors rely on more than just data for medical decision making

Many technology companies are working on artificial intelligence systems that can analyze medical data to help diagnose or treat health problems. Such systems raise...
Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

New research led by UO marine biologist Kelly Sutherland and her graduate student Hilarie Sorensen makes that conclusion about the tubular colonial jellies, known...
Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Gyms are places people go to get healthier. But nearly half the gyms in the U.S. contain a potentially addictive carcinogen – tanning beds,...

How Virtual Worlds Can Recreate the Geographic History of Life

The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host an astonishing richness of plants and animals. These species have been sources of...