martedì, novembre 20, 2018

Japan : Discovered A New Type of Tardigrade

A newfound species of tardigrade, or "water bear," with tendril-festooned eggs has been discovered in the parking lot of an apartment building in Japan. The...

Researchers identify source of molecule linked to nasal polyps, asthma attacks

A new discovery about how the immune system responds to common sinus infections and asthma could explain why patients develop these issues in the...

Childhood Aggression Linked to Deficits in Executive Function

A new study finds that deficits in executive function — a measure of cognitive skills that allow a person to achieve goals by controlling...

Agricultural fungicide attracts honey bees

When given the choice, honey bee foragers prefer to collect sugar syrup laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil over sugar syrup alone, researchers report in...

Children’s Temperaments Help Predict Dinnertime Struggles

Most toddlers go through bouts of picky eating, but infants with more inhibited personalities are more likely to turn up their nose at new...

Man Develops Severe ‘Thunderclap’ Headaches After Eating World’s Hottest Chili Pepper

Taking part in a hot chilli pepper eating contest might have some unexpected consequences, highlight doctors in the journal BMJ Case Reports. Their warning comes after...

Big switch: Electric cars put China on automobile map

The rise of electric cars heralds not only a major technology switch but also promises massive disruption to today's auto giants as Tesla and...

GERMANY: Gold reserves reimpatriate – Expects splash of the euro

Berlin is bringing home its gold reserves stored in New York, London and Paris faster than scheduled, Germany’s central bank said Thursday. The move is...

What training exercise boosts brain power best? New research finds out

One of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research is significantly better in improving memory and attention, Johns Hopkins University researchers found. It...

FDA gives green light to Roche cancer test

The US Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to Roche for its FoundationOne CDx personalised diagnostic cancer test, the Swiss group...