Elizabeth Moore

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Exposure to Air Pollution Makes Rats Put on Weight, Study Finds

Air pollution could be worse for us than we think.<p>Rats that breathe the polluted air in Beijing, China, for weeks at a time end up weighing up to 18 …

How to reconstruct the face of an extinct human ancestor

Cícero Moraes is adding new portraits to the human family album. The 3-D designer based in Sinop, Brazil, has digitally reconstructed the faces of …

Seeing cancer cells in 3-D (w/ Video)

Cancer cells don't live on glass slides, yet the vast majority of images related to cancer biology come from the cells being photographed on flat, …

Cancer Cells

New evidence for the vibration theory of smell

(Phys.org)—The predictive power and galvanizing influence that theoretical models routinely enjoy in physics is only rarely replicated in biology. …

Physics

How to make electrons behave like a liquid

Electrical resistance is a simple concept: Rather like friction slowing down an object rolling on a surface, resistance slows the flow of electrons …

Physics

New surgical technique improves biological hip joint replacement

Larger grafts with beveled edges wear better, provide longer-lasting repair<p>According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than …

Drug-laced vaginal ring succeeds against HIV—sometimes

When a field is besieged by failures, small steps forward seem like great triumphs. That’s the case with the latest effort to protect women at high …

IUPUI analysis finds differences in pain coping between black and white Americans

INDIANAPOLIS -- Researchers led by Adam T. Hirsh of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis report that black and …

This Is The Type of Light Bulb to Use if You Want to Avoid Attracting Insects

Bugs, be gone!<p>If you've ever dined outside during summer, you'll know that it's a constant balancing act - if you leave the porch lights on, you risk …

Sugar and the Brain

Glucose, a form of sugar, is the primary source of energy for every cell in the body. Because the brain is so rich in nerve cells, or neurons, it is …

More than 9,000-year-old decapitated head discovered in Brazil

A human skull found in a Brazilian rock-shelter represents the oldest known case of decapitation in the Americas, researchers report September 23 in</i> …

Are you a spiritual leader? Take shrooms for science

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine seeks religious and spiritual leaders to participate in a research study on psilocybin and mystical …

This Scientist Is Turning Every Element In the Periodic Table Into Music

Materials scientists typically rely on their eyes to analyze data, but soon they could employ their ears as well. Setting the motions of molecules to …

Owning our Health: Albert Einstein – learning to think beyond the clock

Before the time of advanced technological equipment and empirical studies, a man had a thought – it began one hundred years ago when a young Albert …

Albert Einstein

Little diet pain, big health gain

Those who struggle with obesity, take heart. Losing as little as 5 percent of your body weight is enough to reap significant health benefits, …

25 “facts” that really aren’t: You’ve heard them all your life and they just aren’t true

Carrots improve your vision, bats are blind & there’s a 5-second rule when food falls on the floor, right? Well, no<p>There are scientific facts that most of us accept as true. The Earth is round. Check. E=MC squared. Check. Humans evolved from apes. Not exactly.<p>It might come as a surprise that …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

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10 Old School Beauty Tricks That Still Work

Back in the day, people didn’t have as many product options as we do now, and they had to make do. And you can, too! Rather than shelling out big …

Skin Care