Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have deduced the actual visible-light color of a planet orbiting another star 63 light-years away. If seen directly it would look like a “deep blue dot,” reminiscent of Earth’s color as seen from space. But that’s where all comparison ends. The planet’s daytime atmosphere [...]
In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with sensory...
Scientists studying cancer development have known about micronuclei for some time. These erratic, small extra nuclei,...
You are what you eat – and so are your offspring. And in the title bout featuring protein versus sugar, protein...
Using a unique data set spanning 40 years of dengue fever incidence in Thailand, an international team led by biostatistician Nicholas Reich at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has for the first time estimated from data that after an initial dengue infection, a person is protected from infection with other [...]Read more ›
Blaze Bioscience, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company developing Tumor PaintTM technology, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of the nation’s top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, announced today a collaboration and option agreement to support the Hutchinson Center’s Optides [...]Read more ›
Employers are increasingly using Facebook to screen job applicants and weed out candidates they think have undesirable traits. But a new study from North Carolina State University shows that those companies may have a fundamental misunderstanding of online behavior and, as a result, may be eliminating desirable job candidates. Researchers [...]Read more ›