Science News Online

Discoveries and Breakthrough Scientific Research | The Latest Science News Online

Month: May 2018

A Major Staple Food For Billions of People Is at Risk of Becoming Less NutritiousA Major Staple Food For Billions of People Is at Risk of Becoming Less Nutritious


Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a worrying

Biologists Reveal Key Mechanism Behind the Formation of Spider SilkBiologists Reveal Key Mechanism Behind the Formation of Spider Silk


A group of scientists led by researchers from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) have examined the soluble

Scientist Who Received Millions From NIH Leaves Alabama PostsScientist Who Received Millions From NIH Leaves Alabama Posts


An investigation finds 20 papers by Santosh Katiyar, who studied alternative treatments for cancer, include image manipulation. Aprofessor who received

Hot Gas Giant WASP-96b Has Cloud-Free Atmosphere, Astronomers SayHot Gas Giant WASP-96b Has Cloud-Free Atmosphere, Astronomers Say


A group of astronomers from Ireland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States has found that the atmosphere

How Orphan Drugs Became a Highly Profitable IndustryHow Orphan Drugs Became a Highly Profitable Industry


Government incentives, advances in technology, and an army of patient advocates have spun a successful market—but abuses of the system

Math Explains How Brain Makes Sense of SoundsMath Explains How Brain Makes Sense of Sounds


Clark School researchers take a new computational approach to understanding brain’s function. The brain has been called the most complicated

Reprogrammed Cells Treat Diabetes in MiceReprogrammed Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice


Researchers used a trio of transcription factors to transform pancreatic duct cells in vivo into β-like cells that secrete insulin

Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantumLight could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum


A technique to manipulate electrons with light could bring quantum computing up to room temperature. A team of researchers in

Mitochondrial DNA Plays a Role in MetastasisMitochondrial DNA Plays a Role in Metastasis


Experiments in mice show that mitochondria, both within the tumor and beyond, can make the difference between promoting or inhibiting

A Missense Variant at the Nrxn3 Locus Enhances Empathy Fear in the MouseA Missense Variant at the Nrxn3 Locus Enhances Empathy Fear in the Mouse


Summary Empathy is crucial for our emotional experience and social interactions, and its abnormalities manifest in various psychiatric disorders. Observational

TopBack to Top