• Genomic study brings us closer to precision medicine for type 2 diabetes
    Most patients with type 2 diabetes are treated with a 'one-size-fits-all' protocol, but this approach can leave many cases inadequately managed. New work indicates that inherited genetic changes may underlie the variability seen among diabetes patients, with different physiological processes potentially leading to high blood sugar. This work represents a first step toward using genetics to identify subtypes of type 2 diabetes. - 21.09.2018
  • Spray-on antennas could unlock potential of smart, connected technology
    Engineering researchers report a method for spraying invisibly thin antennas, made from a type of two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, that perform as well as those being used in mobile devices, wireless routers and portable transducers. - 21.09.2018
  • Ocean acidification may reduce sea scallop fisheries
    Each year, fishermen harvest more than $500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the east coast of the United States. A new model, however, predicts that those fisheries may potentially be in danger. - 21.09.2018
  • Latest research hints at predicting autism risk for pregnant mothers
    Researchers are continuing to make remarkable progress with research focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD). - 21.09.2018
  • New findings on chronic pain syndrome in the mouth
    The picture is becoming clearer regarding the chronic oral pain condition known as Burning Mouth Syndrome, or BMS, which mainly affects women who are middle-aged and older. - 21.09.2018

  • Yale Study Finds Twice as Many Undocumented Immigrants as Previous Estimates
    Generally accepted estimates put the population of undocumented immigrants in the United States at approximately 11.3 million. A new study, using mathematical modeling on a range of demographic and immigration operations data, suggests that the actual undocumented immigrant population may be more than 22 million. Immigration is the focus of fierce political and policy debate […] - 22.09.2018
  • New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
    A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialized chemicals using metal catalysts, which is currently highly challenging, this battery could continuously convert carbon dioxide into a solid mineral carbonate as it discharges. While […] - 21.09.2018
  • Sky-ku
    Floating out of mind A patchwork quilt of azures – Holding us in place.   A mosaic of our sky, made up of photos from across the world (Photo Credit: The SkyDayProject). This is a sky-ku, inspired by the fact that today (Friday 21st September 2019) is International Sky Day, a landmark event that was […] - 21.09.2018
  • The first predators and their self-repairing teeth
    The earliest predators appeared on Earth 480 million years ago – and they even had teeth which were capable of repairing themselves. A team of palaeontologists led by Bryan Shirley and Madleen Grohganz from the Chair for Palaeoenviromental Research at FAU have been able to discover more about how these organisms were able to grow […] - 21.09.2018
  • Ketogenic diet reduces body fat in women with ovarian or endometrial cancer
    Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the ketogenic diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels compared to those who followed the low-fat diet recommended by the American Cancer Society, according to a new study published by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The study, A […] - 21.09.2018