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The disappearance of women researchers in times of pandemic

When an article is published in a scientific journal, three authorship positions indicate who the study's principal researchers are: first author, last author and corresponding author. These positions are used for decision-making, particularly in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

Parental stress is a contributing factor linking maternal depression to child anxiety and depressive symptoms

A secondary analysis of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (Fragile Families) found a bi-directional relationship where a mother's mental health symptoms impacted the child's mental health symptoms and vice versa, according to researchers.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Cell types of the iris in mice

Researchers report they have genetically mapped the cell types that make up the mouse iris -- the thin disc of pigmented tissue that, in humans, gives eyes their distinct colors......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Aerogels: Airy and efficient

Researchers have developed a new photocatalyst made from an aerogel that could enable more efficient hydrogen production. The key is sophisticated pretreatment of the material......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Researchers investigate combined effect of drought, fire on stream communities, highlighting importance of headwaters

Life is water, and water is life. This truism certainly applies to the Pacific coast, where streams and rivers function as the region's arteries. The water they carry fosters plant life and wildlife in Southern California's Mediterranean climate. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Safely delivering radiation to cancer patients in a "FLASH"

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have shown for the first time the potential for linear induction accelerators (LIAs) to deliver effective, targeted doses of "FLASH" radiation to cancer patients. The new technique selectiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Best Kindle deals and sales for December 2021

If you like to read, Kindle e-readers are the best way to have your books on hand at all times......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Unsung gene is key to how antibodies develop, study finds

Researchers have discovered that an overlooked gene plays a major role in the development of antibodies, which help the immune system recognize and fight viruses including SARS-CoV-2, bacteria and other causes of infectious disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Role of disordered protein interactions in gene expression

Researchers reveal a novel mechanism that coordinates the assembly of components inside cells that control gene expression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

First study of its kind to investigate a high priority but little known pathogen found in Irish hospitals

By understanding the epidemiology and population biology of a significant and high-priority pathogen, Enteroccocus faecium (E. faecium) in Irish hospitals, researchers are providing the evidence base for more effective surveillance, and infection and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Breakthrough in understanding motor neuron disease

Researchers have made a major discovery in understanding motor neuron disease (MND). The research team has found that MND has 4 distinct patterns of changes in electrical signals that can be identified using EEG (electroencephalography)......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Method to reveal undesired biological effects of chemicals

How do pollutants and other chemicals that we are exposed to affect our health? Researchers have applied a method to identify the proteins in the body affected by chemicals. The method can be used to discover at an early stage whether a substance has.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

A tough attachment between rotator cuff, bone achieved through unique fibrous architecture

Researchers used a novel imaging technique and discovered a previously unknown fibrous architecture between the rotator cuff tendons and their bony attachments in the shoulder......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

"Transformational" approach to machine learning could accelerate search for new disease treatments

Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that 'learns how to learn' and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug design, which in turn could accelerate the search for new disease treatments......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

De-cluttering may not help people with dementia

A clutter-free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks -- according to a new study. Researchers studied whether people with dementia were better able to carry out tasks, such as making a cup of tea, at home - surrounded by.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Researchers model circadian clock neurons in a day-active animal

It's no secret that jet lag and night-shift work can wreak havoc on the way our body's internal clock syncs up our daily wake-sleep cycle, known as circadian rhythm, but now researchers say they are a step closer to understanding how the brain create.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Potential new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease would be relatively cheap

Researchers have discovered a protein involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease. Studies in mice showed that eliminating this protein entirely or using drugs to block its function reduced physical changes in the brain associated with the dis.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Correcting inherited gene alterations speeds up

Researchers have developed a method to precisely and rapidly correct genetic alterations in the cultured patient cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

MRI reveals altered brain structure in fetuses exposed to alcohol

In the first MRI-based study to investigate pre-natal alcohol exposure, researchers found significant changes in the brain structure of fetuses exposed to alcohol compared to healthy controls......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Coffee time: Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets

In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine's effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants' reaction times......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Immune Cells That Remember Inflammation Could Offer Treatment Targets for Atherosclerosis

A type of immune-cell priming called trained immunity is helping researchers to understand the disease mechanisms behind the buildup of fatty deposits in arteries -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago