Aging star blows off smoky bubble

In the faint southern constellation of Antlia the careful observer with binoculars will spot a very red star, which varies slightly in brightness from...

Solar-to-Fuel System Recycles CO2 to Make Ethanol and Ethylene

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels...

Emerging Disease Further Jeopardizes North American Frogs

Frogs and salamanders are currently among the most threatened groups of animals on the planet. The two most common frog diseases, chytridiomycosis and ranavirus infection,...

Gulf spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers

Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough...

Parents: How You Manage Conflict Has an Impact on Your Kids

Few parents want their children to hear them arguing, but since conflict is a normal part of any relationship, it can be hard to...

Genetic risk profile predicts survival for people with severe lung disease

An international Yale-led research team has shown that a risk profile based on 52 genes accurately predicts survival for patients with a severe lung...

Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery

By delivering strands of genetic material known as messenger RNA (mRNA) into cells, researchers can induce the cells to produce any protein encoded by...

Immune Cells Produce Wound Healing Factor

Specific immune cells have the ability to produce a healing factor that can promote wound repair in the intestine, a finding that could lead...

Sleep deprivation is an effective anti-depressant for nearly half of depressed patients

Sleep deprivation -- typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings -- rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first...

Science denial not limited to political right

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many claims have been made that science denial, particularly as it relates to climate change, is...