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Televised medical talk shows: Health education or entertainment? Millions of viewers around the world watch the televised medical talk programs 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors' for medical advice, but how valuable are the recommendations they receive? In a first of its kind study, researchers have examined the recom
Science Daily | Dec 21, 2014 04:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Polymorphism, bacteria inside us help dictate inflammation, antitumor activity A common polymorphism can lead to a chain of events that dictates how a tumor will progress in certain types of cancer, including a form of breast cancer as well as ovarian cancer, according to new research. The research reveals a more explicit role about
Science Daily | Dec 21, 2014 04:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lost memories might be able to be restored, suggests research into marine snail New research indicates that lost memories can be restored, according to new research into a type of marine snail called Aplysia. The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Science Daily | Dec 20, 2014 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New species found in the deepest trench on Earth Researchers have returned from the first detailed study of the Mariana Trench aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute's research vessel Falkor. The expedition set many new records, including the deepest rock samples ever collected and the discovery of new fish spe
Science Daily | Dec 20, 2014 09:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Atom-thick CCD could capture images An atomically thin material may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform. Synthetic two-dimensional materials based on metal chalcogenide compounds could be the basis for superthin devices.
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Early exposure to antidepressants affects adult anxiety, serotonin transmission Early developmental exposure to two different antidepressants, Prozac and Lexapro, has been studied by researchers in a mouse model that mimics human third trimester medication exposure. They found that, although these serotonin-selective reuptake inhibit
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New technique reveals immune cell motion Neutrophils, cells recruited by the immune system to fight infection, need to move through a great variety of tissues. New research shows how neutrophils move through confined spaces in the body. A new system can mimic tissues of different densities and s
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Possible avenue to better electrolyte for lithium ion batteries Researchers carried out the first X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of a model electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries and may have found a pathway forward to improving LIBs for electric vehicles and large-scale electrical energy storage.
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cheaper 3-D virtual reality system: Powerful enough for a gamer, made for an engineer It's like a scene from a gamer's wildest dreams: 12 high-definition, 55-inch 3-D televisions all connected to a computer capable of supporting high-end, graphics-intensive gaming. On the massive screen, images are controlled by a Wii remote that interacts
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reducing emergency surgery cuts health care costs Researchers have determined the hospital costs and risk of death for emergency surgery and compared it to the same operation when performed in a planned, elective manner for three common surgical procedures: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, coronary arte
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2014 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend