Health - Jul 9
A novel rapid cancer diagnostic technology with the potential to quickly and easily detect cancer has been licensed for further development. The methylscape technology which uses gold sensors to determine if 3D nanostructures of cancer DNA are present in blood or biopsy tissue was developed at The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN).
Life Sciences - Jul 8

FINDINGS UCLA scientists have identified a new function for histones, the spool-shaped proteins that regulate gene expression and help pack long strands of DNA into cells. The resulting matrix, called chromatin, provides the structural foundation for chromosomes.

Life Sciences - Jul 8

Deep-genome analyses conducted by Stanford Medicine researchers and their collaborators have settled a long-brewing controversy about whether ancient Polynesians and Native Americans had contact.

Health - Jul 8

Every year about one in three adults age 65 and older takes a fall, and 20 to 30% of those who fall suffer significant injuries such as head trauma or a broken hip. A new study shows how difficult it is to prevent these injuries, even with help from primary care providers.

Health - Jul 8

A new study has found that a set of strategies designed to prevent older people from falling did not significantly reduce serious injuries from falls, but it did lead to a significant decline in the number of overall fall-related injuries participants reported.

Physics - Jul 8

Göttingen Physicists use oscillations of atoms to control a phase transition. The goal of -Femtochemistry- is to film and control chemical reactions with short flashes of light.

Pedagogy - Jul 8

Children who have a harmonious relationship with their parents have the edge over their peers in maths, a new study by the University of Sussex reveals.

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