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‘Antelope perfume’ keeps flies away from cows

In Africa, tsetse flies transfer the sleeping sickness also to cattle. This leads to huge losses in milk, meat and manpower. The damage in...

Gamma rays will reach beyond the limits of light

Researchers have discovered a new way to produce high energy photon beams. The new method makes it possible to produce these gamma rays in...

Experts recommend fewer lab tests for hospitalized patients

In a review article publishing this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, physicians at Johns Hopkins, along with experts from several other institutions across north...

‘Selfish brain’ wins out when competing with muscle power, study finds

Human brains are expensive - metabolically speaking. It takes lot of energy to run our sophisticated grey matter, and that comes at an evolutionary...

Waterside lighting drastically disrupts wildlife in the surrounding ecosystem

Streetlights near waterways attract flying insects from the water and change the predator community living in the grass beneath the lights. The findings, published...

Maternal diet may program child for disease risk, but better nutrition later can change...

Research has shown that a mother's diet during pregnancy, particularly one that is high-fat, may program her baby for future risk of certain diseases...

Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not

Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley.More than 80 percent of people diagnosed with adult-onset...

Should researchers seek to enhance the brain?

Despite obvious benefits for people with otherwise untreatable conditions, there could be downsides to brain-machine interfaces being developed to treat disease or drive prosthetic...

Three-Decade Survey Shows Drastic Decline in Insect Populations

The number of flying insects in Germany has declined more than 75 percent over the last three decades, according to a new study of...

Lung Cancer on a Chip

One of the biggest challenges facing medical researchers is that experimental models cannot perfectly replicate human diseases in the laboratory.That’s why human organs-on-chips have...