Michelle Lee

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Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Depression

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching even worse than expected

In some parts of Australia's much-loved reef, 70 percent of the coral has been killed by bleaching. Australia is pledging vast amounts of money to …

Female Finches Fine-Tune Males' Gene Expression

A newly-published study of South American finches reveals some fundamental secrets to accelerated evolution and speedy speciation<p>A study published today in <i>Science Advances</i> reveals that very small changes in the genome can lead to very big differences in appearance or behavior — differences that are …

Evolution on the fast lane—One flounder species became two

A research group at the University of Helsinki discovered the fastest event of speciation in any marine vertebrate when studying flounders in an …

Stem cells show promise – but they also have a darker side

Everyone seems to be excited about stem cells. Their excellent promise as a treatment for a range of diseases and injuries mean almost guaranteed …

Cell Biology

A New Test Could Detect Cancer Years Before Symptoms Show

Simple and Non-Invasive<p>Cancer research is one of the busiest fields in medical technology, and understandably so, as cancer remains one of the …

Cancer

7 ways to tame your wandering mind and achieve better focus

Mind wandering has long been thought of as the enemy of concentration, but that’s not always true – the right kind of daydreaming can actually help …

Fix acid oceans by dumping alkali in them? Forget it

Suggestions that we can dump large amounts of alkaline chemicals into the oceans to prevent their acidification seems dead in the water. A study …

No escaping ocean plastic: 37 million bits of litter on one of world's remotest islands

The beaches of one of the world's most remote islands have been found to be polluted with the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on …