Tuesday, September 18, 2018

How skin begins: New research could improve skin grafts, and more

Researchers have discovered a key mechanism by which skin begins to develop in embryos.

Gut microbes’ role in mammals’ evolution starts to become clearer

Scientists have made a key advance toward understanding which of the trillions of gut microbes may play important roles in how humans and other...

We have more than enough calories, but what about other nutrients?

A new study is the first to quantitatively map the flow of energy, protein, fat, essential amino acids and micronutrients from 'field-to-fork' at a...

Probiotic use may reduce antibiotic prescriptions

The use of probiotics is linked to reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children, according to a review of studies that probed...

Geologists reveal ancient connection between England and France

The British mainland was formed from the collision of not two, but three ancient continental land masses, according to new research.

New method promises fewer side effects from cancer drugs

A recent achievement in the field of protein research allows for better tailored pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects.

Scientists reveal drumming helps schoolchildren diagnosed with autism

Children diagnosed with autism perform better in school if they participate in two 30-minute drumming sessions a week, according to a new scientific study.

Calorie counts on restaurant menus have customers ordering less

Researchers conducted a randomized experiment and found that diners at full service restaurants whose menus listed calories ordered meals with 3 percent fewer calories...

Study shows toxic effects of oil dispersant on oysters following deepwater horizon spill

A new study finds that oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant Corexit® 9500 when it was used to clean up the...

Immune response mechanism described for fate determination of T cells

Researchers have detailed a mechanism that sets the stage for the fate decision that gives rise to two major subsets of effector cells: T...

Graham Nash & Shane Fontayne Perform At Luther Burbank Center For...

Photographer Sterling Munksgard shares a gallery of images from a recent Graham Nash concert featuring his longtime collaborator Shane Fontayne.