Monday, January 25, 2021

Study: Asteroid Bennu, target of NASA’s sample return mission, is rotating faster over time...

In late 2018, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft arrived at Bennu, the asteroid it will be studying and...

Study: Deciphering the link between skin allergies and the gut microbiota — (Details)

Over the last few years, scientists have discovered connections between gut microbiota imbalances and various diseases. Now, in a study using mice, biologists...

Study: Mechanism of fibrosis development discovered — (Details)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is an incurable lung disease of unknown origin with limited treatment options. Research suggests that the signaling molecule WNT5A...

NIH funds centers to improve the role of genomics in assessing and managing disease...

IMAGE: Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network,...

Study: Disease-causing nibbling amoeba hides by displaying proteins from host cells — (Details)

A parasitic amoeba that causes severe gut disease in humans protects itself from attack by biting off pieces of host cells and putting...

Study: Ancient Caribbean children helped with grocery shopping in AD 400 — (Details)

Researchers have long thought that snail and clam shells found at Caribbean archaeological sites were evidence of "starvation food" eaten in times when...

Study: Results show a 25 percent increased likelihood of living longer and healthier if...

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were...

Study: New molecules reverse memory loss linked to depression, aging — (Details)

New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression...

Report: No NELL2, no sperm motility; novel protein is essential for male fertility

Newly produced spermatozoa within the testis are not fully functional until they mature in the epididymis, a duct that helps to transport and store...

Study: Artificial joint restores wrist-like movements to forearm amputees — (Details)

A new artificial joint restores important wrist-like movements to forearm amputees, something which could dramatically improve their quality of life. A group of...

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