University of Adelaide researchers have discovered the first evidence that the nerves in the stomach act as a circadian clock, limiting food intake to specific times of the day.
– University of Adelaide|12/4/2013 5:00 PM EST
Scientists Develop New Understanding of Chlamydial Disease and Host/Pathogen Interactions Through Novel Simultaneous RNA-Seq Analysis
Investigators at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have developed a new technique that can track the activity of a disease-causing microbe and the host cell response to that pathogen simultaneously. Using the new method to examine Chlamydia trachomatis infection, the study team observed how the response of the infected cell contributes to one of the hallmark outcomes of chlamydial disease --tissue scarring.
– University of Maryland School of Medicine|12/4/2013 5:00 PM EST
Human beings don’t come with power sockets, but a growing numbers of us have medical implants that run off electricity. To keep our bionic body parts from powering down, a group of Arizona researchers is developing a safe, noninvasive, and efficient means of wireless power transmission through body tissue. The team presents their findings at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held Dec. 2 – 6 in San Francisco, Calif.
– Acoustical Society of America (ASA)|12/4/2013 5:00 PM EST
A psychological study has found that skilled typists can’t identify the positions of many of the keys on the QWERTY keyboard and probably didn’t memorize them even when they first learned to type.
– Vanderbilt University|12/4/2013 4:00 PM EST
Controlled, lab studies of grape seed extract (GSE) show anti-cancer activity without toxicity to healthy cells
– University of Colorado Cancer Center|12/4/2013 4:00 PM EST
Shining a Light on the Damage That Daily Sun Exposure Can Cause: U-M Study Highlights Need for Better Sunscreens
A low level of daily exposure to a common component of sunlight can cause skin damage at the molecular level after just a few days, new research shows. The findings highlight the need for better sunscreens to protect against these damaging rays.
– University of Michigan Health System|12/4/2013 4:00 PM EST
A vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis in other parts of the world may help prevent multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who show the beginning signs of the disease, according to a new study published in the December 4, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)|12/4/2013 4:00 PM EST
A new study by Case Western Reserve University’s social work school found that children’s readiness in language, math and logic improved significantly by the programs offered at 24 pilot universal prekindergarten pilot program (UPK) sites in Greater Cleveland.
– Case Western Reserve University|12/4/2013 3:35 PM EST
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