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Press registration opens for 2017 fall national meeting of the American Chemical Society - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2017 — Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 254th National Meeting & …

Stem cells yield nature's blueprint for body's vasculature - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

MADISON, Wisconsin — In the average adult human, there are an estimated 100,000 miles of capillaries, veins and arteries — the plumbing that carries …

A glove powered by soft robotics to interact with virtual reality environments - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Engineers at UC San Diego are using soft robotics technology to make light, flexible gloves that allow users to feel tactile feedback when they …

New plasmonic sensor improves early cancer detection - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A new plasmonic sensor developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will serve as a reliable early detection of …

Quality improvement measures cut hospital readmissions but do not always produce savings - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LOS ANGELES (May 30, 2017) — Efforts to reduce hospital readmissions are working, but they're not always saving money, according to a new …

Triple immunotherapy for rare skin cancer shows promise in small, early-stage trial - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

SEATTLE — May 30, 2017 — Three out of four patients treated with an experimental combination of three different therapies for the rare skin cancer …

Scientists detect light-matter interaction in single layer of atoms - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a new and better way of detecting interactions between light and matter at the atomic level, …

Chimpanzees adapt their foraging behavior to avoid human contact - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Research by PhD candidate Nicola Bryson-Morrison from the University of Kent's School of Anthropology and Conservation (SAC) suggests chimpanzees are …

Nitrogen fixation research could shed light on biological mystery - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Inspired by a natural process found in certain bacteria, a team of Caltech researchers is inching closer to a new method for producing fertilizer …

Physicists explore elusive high-energy particles in a crystal - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Mid-infrared wavelengths of light are invisible to the eye but can be useful for a number of technologies, including night vision, …

Breaking glass in infinite dimensions - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

DURHAM, N.C. — Zoom in on a crystal and you will find an ordered array of atoms, evenly spaced like the windows on the Empire State Building. But …

More frequent extreme ocean warming could further endanger albatross - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

As Earth warms due to human-caused climate change, extreme climatic events like heat waves, droughts, and spikes in ocean temperatures have increased …

Vegetables rotting? Check bacteria conversation - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Bacteria "conversation" may be an early trigger for plant pathogens virulence, show scientists from Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia (IGC, Portugal). …

Diabetes linked to bacteria invading the colon, study finds - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ATLANTA–In humans, developing metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is correlated with having bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of …

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses to publish with Wiley - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Hoboken, NJ–May 30, 2017–John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) announced today that it has been selected by the Association of periOperative …

NIH scientists find real-time imaging in mice a promising influenza study tool - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WHAT:<p>Real-time imaging of influenza infection in mice is a promising new method to quickly monitor disease progression and to evaluate whether …

Household chemicals may impair thyroid in young girls - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Early childhood exposures to specific phthalates were associated with depressed thyroid function in girls at age 3, according to scientists at …

Higher odds of late breast cancer diagnosis in isolated white communities, researchers say - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Living in a segregated white community has been associated with higher odds of being diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, according to a recent …

Neutron lifetime measurements take new shape for in situ detection - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 30, 2017 — All matter making up the stars, our planet and life upon it came into existence 13.8 billion years ago as a result …

Preventing software from causing injury - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Workplace injuries don't just come from lifting heavy things or falling off a ladder. People with desk jobs can develop debilitating hand and wrist …

A tough talk: How to improve cost transparency in cancer care - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

PHILADELPHIA – Being transparent about the cost of cancer treatments with patients has been increasingly recommended to help minimize financial harm …

New scaling law predicts how wheels drive over sand - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on full-sized jets but on model planes that have been scaled …

'Quantum leap' for Liverpool - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Physicists from the University of Liverpool have made a huge step forwards towards building a novel experiment to probe the "dark contents" of the …

Awareness, adherence key to improved osteoporosis care - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, approximately 1.5 million Americans suffer osteoporosis-related fractures each year. …

Radboudumc, iMM Lisboa, PATH collaborate on first-in-human study of novel malaria vaccine - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Lisbon, Portugal (30 May 2017)–The Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) in the Netherlands, the Instituto de Medicina Molecular Lisboa (iMM …

Do stars fall quietly into black holes, or crash into something utterly unknown? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

AUSTIN, Texas — Astronomers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University have put a basic principle of black holes to the test, …

NASA observes heavy monsoon rainfall in Sri Lanka - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite constellation provided rainfall data after the monsoon generated large amounts of …

ESO signs contracts for the ELT's gigantic primary mirror - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The unique optical system of ESO's Extremely Large Telescope consists of five mirrors, each of which represents its own significant engineering …

Magnetoelectric memory cell increases energy efficiency for data storage - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 30, 2017 — Today's computers provide storage of tremendous quantities of information with extremely large data densities, but …

One blood pressure drug therapy associated with lower health-care costs - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — About half of patients diagnosed with high blood pressure will need their medication adjusted within the first year to address …