Julie Davis

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Study finds brain architecture alters to compensate for depression

A study led by Ravi Bansal, PhD, and Bradley S. Peterson, MD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has found …

More than 100 dead in neglect of psychiatric patients in South Africa

More than 100 people have died and the death toll is still rising after a chaotic and disastrous government decision to transfer psychiatric patients from hospitals to unlicensed private care homes in South Africa.<p>The growing scandal has rocked South Africa, with fresh revelations of more deaths on …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

A PhD Student May Have Accidentally Found a Way to Make Your Phone Battery Last 400 Years

Add another item to the long list of incredible scientific discoveries made entirely by chance.<p>An engineer stumbled on the design for the microwave when he accidentally melted the chocolate bar in his pocket while fiddling with some radar equipment. Penicillin was famously discovered when Sir …

X-rays

A scientist’s paintings reveal the incredible beauty of the living cell

David Goodsell is not a household name, but if you’ve ever spent time perusing a cellular biology textbook, there’s a good chance you’ve come across his work.<p>Goodsell is one of the world’s foremost molecular artists. His gorgeous, intricate watercolor paintings showing the inner workings of cells …

Ebola

The Mobile Hotel Room Where You Sleep Under the Northern Lights

There’s nothing quite like driving out to the countryside and away from the light pollutionto for a romantic couple of hours gazing up at the …

Einstein Might Be Completely Wrong About the Speed of Light

The consequences would be far more earth-shattering than we could possibly predict.<p>Every high school physics student can ramble this off by memory: …

Physics

Pope Francis holds firm against conservative pushback

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> Pope Francis has a fight on his hands -- and it's coming from within his own Church.<p>Four senior Catholic cardinals went public this month with a private letter they sent him earlier, asking him to state plainly whether he is liberalizing Church practice on divorced, remarried Catholics.<p>…

Christianity

Dave the earthworm found to the biggest ever in UK and then immediately killed by scientists

The biggest earthworm ever found in Britain has been discovered and then immediately killed by scientists.<p>Dave was the size of a small snake – 40cm …

Technology May Rescue Male Baby Chicks From The Grinder

Matt O'Hayer thought he was in the idyllic part of the egg business. He's CEO of Vital Farms, based in Austin, Texas, which markets eggs from hens that run around outdoors, on grassy pastures, at about a hundred different farms.<p>"I thought that there's nothing more beautiful than eggs, where you …

Dirt Cheap Muon Detector Puts Particle Physics Within DIY Reach

Subatomic physics is pretty neat stuff, but not generally considered within the reach of the home-gamer. With cavernous labs filled with racks of …

Gene injection to brain could halt Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe.<p>Four years ago, researchers discovered that a protein called PGC1 -alpha was vital for preventing the build-up of …

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

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