(University of Oxford) Research led by Oxford University into revolutionizing global rice production has been given a $15 million funding boost by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
(Springer) Long-term (chronic) treatment with opioids, such as morphine, prior to trauma enhances fear learning in mice, according to a study published in Neuropsychopharmacology. The findings, which link chronic opioid treatment before a traumatic eve…
A new home ***** test for prostate cancer could revolutionize diagnosis — according to new research. As well as diagnosing aggressive prostate cancer, the test predicts whether patients will require treatment up to five years earlier than standard cli…
Scientists have discovered non-coding RNA has a novel role to fine-tune gene expressions during stress recovery, getting closer to uncovering a 30-year-old nuclear mystery.
New research makes a molecular connection between the brain and aging—and shows that overactive neurons can shorten life span.
A controversy over how many species are disappearing is raising questions about how species adapt, and which ones are the ultimate winners and losers.
Long-lasting, electronics-laced PJs and gloves may help you sleep better and keep your trigger finger toasty when you jump out of a plane into battle.
Post-doctoral training is a critical career stage for researchers in the life sciences yet interviewing for a post-doctoral position is largely an unregulated process. Without regulation, interviews are susceptible to unconscious biases that may lead t…
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have demonstrated a novel approach aimed at addressing perovskite’s durability problem: encasing the perovskite inside a double-layer protection system made from plastic and silica.
But if you drive one, you can still reduce your carbon footprint—and you can vote for climate change policies with even bigger impact.