Thursday, April 25, 2019

Freshwater fish species richness has increased in Ohio River Basin since ’60s

The taxonomic and trophic composition of freshwater fishes in the Ohio River Basin has changed significantly in recent decades, possibly due to environmental modifications...

Targeted therapy proves effective against aggressive rare blood cancer

Clinical study treating BPDCN with tagraxofusp led to first FDA approval for the disease.

Modern analysis of ancient hearths reveals Neanderthal settlement patterns

Ancient fire remains provide evidence of Neanderthal group mobility and settlement patterns and indicate specific occupation episodes, according to a new study.

Sub-optimal food allergy knowledge and attitudes among restaurant staff

A new study of restaurant staff reveals low levels of food allergy knowledge and negative attitudes about serving people with food allergies, while exploring...

Stroke patients receive different amounts of physical therapy

Medicare-covered stroke patients receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during hospital stays despite evidence that such care is strongly associated with...

Coal could yield treatment for traumatic injuries

Coal-derived graphene quantum dots, when modified with a polymer, are effective antioxidants. They could lead to a therapy for people who suffer traumatic brain...

What the vibrant pigments of bird feathers can teach us about how evolution works

Biologists show that evolution is driven by dependency on other species within ecological communities - testing a long-held idea of the late, great George...

Air pollution poses risks for childhood cancer survivors

A new study finds that air pollution significantly increases the risk of hospitalizations for young cancer survivors.

Time-restricted eating shows benefits for blood glucose

By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at risk...

Cleaner, cheaper ammonia: Cheaper fertilizer

Ammonia -- a colorless gas essential for things like fertilizer -- can be made by a new process which is far cleaner, easier and...

Tool Announce 2017 North American Tour

Tool will embark on a short North American tour this spring. The nine-date itinerary includes gigs in New England, Montreal, Detroit, and Chicago, as well as...