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Study confirms racial differences in response to prostate cancer treatment

A study designed to enroll an equal number of Black and white men with advanced prostate cancer confirms key findings that have been evident in retrospective analyses and suggest potential new avenues for treating Black patients who disproportionatel.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMay 7th, 2021

Inkjet printing show promise as new strategy for making e-textiles, study finds

In a new study, North Carolina State University researchers demonstrated they could print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric to make an e-textile that could be used in the design of future wearable devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 min. ago

Drone footage reveals social secrets of killer whales

Killer whales have complex social structures including close "friendships", according to a new study that used drones to film the animals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 12 min. ago

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Senate Confirms Progressive Tech Critic Lina Khan To Become an FTC Commissioner

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan, the young progressive who helped launch a reckoning amongst antitrust scholars and enforcers, in a 69-28 vote. From a report: At 32, Khan will become the y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Research papers that omit "mice" from titles receive misleading media coverage

There is increasing scrutiny around how science is communicated to the public, but what is the relationship between how scientists report their findings and how media reports it to the public? A study published in PLOS Biology by Marcia Triunfol at H.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Not acting like themselves: Antidepressants in environment alter crayfish behavior

Antidepressants can help humans emerge from the darkness of depression. Expose crayfish to antidepressants, and they too become more outgoing—but that might not be such a positive thing for these freshwater crustaceans, according to a new study led.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Rice varieties could sustain crop supplies facing climate change

Local rice varieties in Vietnam could be used to help breed improved crops with higher resilience to climate change, according to a new study published in Rice......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Plants use a blend of external influences to evolve defense mechanisms

Plants evolve specialized defense chemicals through the combined effects of genes, geography, demography and environmental conditions, a study published today in eLife reports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

AI model examines virus spread from animals to humans

A new model that applies artificial intelligence to carbohydrates improves the understanding of the infection process and could help predict which viruses are likely to spread from animals to humans. This is reported in a recent study led by research.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Study reveals bycatch risk for dolphins and porpoises in global small-scale fisheries

A new study by Newcastle University shows that the risk of dolphins and porpoises being caught in small-scale (artisanal) fisheries is highest in low- and middle-income regions around the tropics and sub-tropics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Teaching kids social responsibility—like how to ask for help—can reduce bullying

Schools that encourage their students to care for their classmates' feelings and to peacefully resolve conflicts with their peers can lower incidents of bullying, according to our peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Behavior.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

New study looks at gender, teaching contracts and grade inflation

A new study, "Under pressure: How faculty gender and contract uncertainty impact students' grades," by Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Economics Amanda Griffith and her co-researcher Veronica Sovero from San Francisco State University l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Green space around primary schools may improve students" academic performance

Greenery around primary schools may improve students' academic performance, while traffic pollution may be detrimental, our study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Fungal spores from 250-year-old collections given new lease of life

The biological and historical diversity in museum collections is staggering, with specimens collected across centuries by some of the most famous scientists in history. In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen successfully revive.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Human-generated noise can contribute to deplete Seagrass Posidonia populations

When exposed to human-made noise, seagrass posidonia reveals permanent severe lesions in their sensory organs that sense gravity, which threatens their survival. This is the main conclusion of a recent study of the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Crosslinker protein helps egg cells develop

A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Current Biology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Irrigation could help reverse male sea turtle drought

Climate change is causing the "feminisation" of green turtle populations in far north Queensland, but a study shows seawater irrigation could potentially reverse the male drought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Dam strength determined by balanced rocks

Balanced rocks, poised in position for 24,000 years, have been used to assess the current seismic integrity of the Clyde Dam in a University of Otago-led study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Scottish rivers could face three times as many droughts

Some of Scotland's rivers could become hotspots for water scarcity, according to a new study from Heriot-Watt University and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Use of PFAS in cosmetics "widespread," new study finds

Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the U.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 44 min. ago