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Research finds ways to address effects of climate change in agricultural production in Nepal

Nepal is one of the most vulnerable countries in terms of climate change and its impacts. Rising average temperature, delayed monsoon, reduction in the number of rain days but increased intensity of rain are some of the climatic phenomena observed in the .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 25th, 2016

Youth violence on decline, new study shows

Contrary to popular perception, a new study finds that youth violence is declining -- and at noteworthy rates. Between 2002 and 2014, researchers found a 29 percent decrease in the relative proportion of young people involved in violence in the Unite.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Obesity amplifies genetic risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

An international study has revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by different metabolic pathways......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

New test assesses sperm function

New research validates the usefulness of a test that determines if sperm can capacitate, a process that allows them to fertilize an egg. The first article validates the underlying technology of the test, called the Cap-Score Sperm Function Test, and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Do medical marijuana laws promote illicit cannabis use and disorder?

Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, according to latest research. The new study is among the first to analyze the differences in cannabis use a.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Dyadic coping can enhance the coach athlete relationship

The relationship between a coach and an athlete benefits from a two-way support system, according to new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

People with a normal BMI who carry weight around the middle at greatest risk of death

People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, new research has found......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Cannabis use in adolescence linked to schizophrenia

A new study points to cannabis as a trigger for schizophrenia. The research finds that smoking pot or using cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Food photos help Instagram users with healthy eating

People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and track healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat -- and being held accountable by followers for sticking to their goals, a new study finds......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Genes need to be screened for stem cell transplants

As stem cell lines grow in a lab dish, they often acquire mutations in the TP53 (p53) gene, an important tumor suppressor responsible for controlling cell growth. New research findings suggest that genetic sequencing technologies should be used to sc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Vital role for mitochondrial calcium exchange in heart function

Scientists have long thought that calcium transport into mitochondria is a key signal linking cardiac workload, or how hard the heart pumps, with energy production. Now, in a major breakthrough, researchers show that the exit of calcium from mitochon.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Concise consent forms are effectively understood by clinical trial participants

Shortening consent documents makes no significant difference to how well potential research participants understand a clinical study, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

New Market Opportunities for Entry Level Cloud MSPs with Increased Cloud Migration

New market opportunities to emerge for entry-level cloud MSPs with increasing migration to the cloud, as per a 451 Microsoft commissioned research that was unveiled in Microsoft Hosting and Cloud Summit 2017 at Bellevue, last month. Public cloud spen.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News17 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: MasterCard puts a finger on fraud

Most credit card verification systems only verify whether the card is valid and not if the presenter is the authorized cardholder. MasterCard intends to address that with its newly introduced card with a built-in fingerprint sensor.This new Master.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News17 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: MasterCard puts a finger on fraud

Most credit card verification systems only verify whether the card is valid and not if the presenter is the authorized cardholder. MasterCard intends to address that with its newly introduced card with a built-in fingerprint sensor.This new Master.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News17 min. ago

Public Cloud Computing Providers

These leading public cloud providers are shaping the enterprise IT landscape in a variety of highly significant ways......»»

Category: itSource:  datamationRelated News17 min. ago

For Just One Night, Tokyo Tower Will Be “Crystal Tokyo Tower” For Final Fantasy’s 30th

Square Enix is celebrating the Final Fantasy series’ 30th anniversary in many ways this year, and one of the more unique events will turn the iconic Tokyo landmark into “Crystal Tokyo Tower” for just one night. Read For Just One Night, Tokyo To.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News17 min. ago

Lecarde Chronicles 2 Brings Gothic Castlevania Action To 18th Century France

Efrain finds monstrous stirrings in France after a meeting with the pope, and will soon find himself embroiled with Alucard against a suite of familiar, evil foes in this free fan project. Read Lecarde Chronicles 2 Brings Gothic Castlevania Action To.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News17 min. ago

All mammals big or small take about 12 seconds to defecate

A study of defecation finds that all mammals take around the same amount of time to relieve themselves. If it’s taking much longer, you may need to see a doctor.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News17 min. ago

First Americans may have been Neanderthals 130,000 years ago

If the finding from butchered mastodon bones stands up to scrutiny, it could change everything we thought we knew about the earliest humans in the Americas.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News17 min. ago

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch

If you're on the fence about the Nintendo Switch, you might just change your mind by the time the weekend rolls around. On April 28th, an updated version of Mario Kart 8 is being released on Nintendo's new hybrid console, and it's getting rave review.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News17 min. ago