A new University of Iowa study, published online July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals a potential link between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders.
– University of Iowa |22-Jul-2014 3:10 PM EDT
Robots and androids hold a powerful sway on our cultural imagination. Countless science fiction books and films have depicted artificial intelligence. Why do we find artificial people fascinating?
– American University|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
The physical and mental well-being of people with cancer may be affected by how they feel about their relationship with their physician and by differences in attachment styles, finds a new study from General Hospital Psychiatry.
– Health Behavior News Service|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
New research from the Monell Center reveals that simply believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure. The findings highlight the role that expectations can play in health-related outcomes.
– Monell Chemical Senses Center|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original.
– Houston Methodist|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
University of Iowa researchers have created a vaccine for dust-mite allergies. In lab tests and animal trials, the nano-sized vaccine package was readily absorbed by immune cells and dramatically lowered allergic responses. Results appear in the AAPS Journal.
– University of Iowa |22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A new geological study concludes.the disastrous March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the "remobilization" of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside.
– University of Washington|22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
New forms of racial inequality make homeownership a risky investment for African-Americans, according to a new study by Cornell and Rice University sociologists.
– Cornell University|22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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