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January 16, 2019

Jan. 15, 2019 — Biologists have modeled the hagfish's gag-inducing defense mechanism ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, producing liver toxins that can be harmful to humans and their ... read more

Difficulties With Audiovisual Processing Contributes to Dyslexia in Children

Jan. 15, 2019 — A neuroimaging study could help develop tests for early identification of ... read more

Tool for Nonstatisticians Automatically Generates Models That Glean Insights from Complex Datasets

Jan. 15, 2019 — Researchers are hoping to advance the democratization of data science with a new tool for nonstatisticians that automatically generates models for analyzing raw ... read more

New Zoning Tool Provides Global Topographic Datasets in Minutes

Jan. 15, 2019 — With the increased availability of remote sensing technologies, scientists now have access to high-resolution datasets on Earth's surface properties at the global scale. As a result, an ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — New research has revealed that the protein TDP-43 regulates a gene called Stathmin2 (STMN2). STMN2 shows promise as a therapeutic target and could be the first biomarker ALS, which is extremely ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Most of the native habitat in California's San Joaquin Desert has been converted to row crops and orchards, leaving 35 threatened or endangered species confined to isolated patches of habitat. A ... read more

Assessing the Performance of Multiple Influenza Forecasting Models

Jan. 15, 2019 — In what the authors believe is the first documented comparison of several real-time infectious disease forecasting models by different teams across many seasons, five research groups report this week ... read more

A New Way by Which the Human Brain Marks Time

Jan. 15, 2019 — With a little help from HBO's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' neurobiologists have uncovered a key component of how the human brain marks ... read more

Genome Doubling, Cell Size and Novelty

Jan. 15, 2019 — Scientists have examined the effects of genome doubling on cell biology and the generation of novelty in ... read more

Pioneering Surgery Restores Movement to Children Paralyzed by Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Jan. 15, 2019 — An innovative and complex surgery involving nerve transfers is restoring movement to young patients with paralysis caused by acute flaccid ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — A new wave of semiconductors that can be painted on is on the horizon. It bears the promise of revolutionizing lighting all over again and of transforming solar energy. Ornate quantum particle ... read more

Medical Detection Dogs Help Diabetes Patients Regulate Insulin Levels

Jan. 15, 2019 — New research has found that the best trained alert dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Scientists have completed one of the largest bacterial comparative gene expression studies to date and taken another step forward in understanding the African Salmonella strain that is currently ... read more

Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR/Cas9 Shown to Limit Impact of Certain Parasitic Diseases

Jan. 15, 2019 — Researchers have successfully used CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of schistosomiasis and liver fluke infection, which affects more than a quarter of a billion people in Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Warmer temperatures are causing more tropical species to move northward. Among these are black mangroves, whose abundance is steadily increasing in the northern Gulf of Mexico. A new article examines ... read more

New Effect in the Interaction of Plasmas With Solids Discovered

Jan. 15, 2019 — If a plasma comes in contact with a solid, under certain circumstances the surface is changed fundamentally and permanently. Researchers have now discovered a surprising effect, in which the ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — The smallest building blocks within the power stations of organisms which get their energy directly from the sun are basically miniature reactors surrounded by collectors which capture photons and ... read more

Part-Time Working Mothers With Flexible Schedules End Up Doing More Work Without Pay

Jan. 15, 2019 — Flexible schedules cause part-time working mothers to work longer without ... read more

Nerve Cells Made from Skin Cells Are a Valid Lab Model for Studying Disease

Jan. 15, 2019 — Researchers have shown that cells from mice that have been induced to grow into nerve cells using a previously published method have molecular signatures matching neurons that developed naturally in ... read more

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