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Crop Biotech Update's Trending Stories in 2015

CROP BIOTECH UPDATE'S TRENDING STORIES IN 2015

ISAAA presents the top 10 trending news on crop biotech based on the most number of Facebook shares from the website, providing insight...

Science and She: Dr. Barbara Mugwanya Zawedde

SCIENCE AND SHE: DR. BARBARA MUGWANYA ZAWEDDE

Science and She is an online campaign of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications and its network...

 
 
 
Hope for the Harvest

HOPE FOR THE HARVEST

At the earliest light of day, farmers march to their fields with the hope of a good harvest. They till their land, plant seeds, and...

Study: Chocolate Labrador Retrievers Have Shorter Lifespans Than Yellow Or Black Labs

STUDY: CHOCOLATE LABRADOR RETRIEVERS HAVE SHORTER LIFESPANS THAN YELLOW OR BLACK LABS

Skin and ear infections were also more prevalent in chocolate Labs, researchers said.

 
 
 
Unsavory Truth: A peek at chapter 4

UNSAVORY TRUTH: A PEEK AT CHAPTER 4

I just got an advance copy of my new book about food company sponsorship of nutrition research and its effects on public health-to...

Premier hotels opens new ‘pod-style' hotel rooms in Cardiff

PREMIER HOTELS OPENS NEW ‘POD-STYLE' HOTEL ROOMS IN CARDIFF

ZIP by Premier Inn hotels has unveiled plans for ‘pod-style' hotel rooms following “extensive research” which revealed that guests...

 
 
 
SMRT Sequencing and a Bit of Luck Help Swiss Microbiologists Solve Decades-Old Mystery

SMRT SEQUENCING AND A BIT OF LUCK HELP SWISS MICROBIOLOGISTS SOLVE DECADES-OLD MYSTERY

It's a murder mystery of massive proportion, albeit on a miniature scale: Male-killing among several species of insects, caused by...

Do Humans Know They Are Animals? Exploring the Psychology and Behaviors Associated with an Animal Identity

DO HUMANS KNOW THEY ARE ANIMALS? EXPLORING THE PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIORS ASSOCIATED WITH AN ANIMAL IDENTITY

Final Project Research Summary 2018 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Class of 2017-2018 Leah Widdicombe The goal of this study is...

 
 
 
Taking the powder of the Java plum reduces the damage caused by a high-fat diet

TAKING THE POWDER OF THE JAVA PLUM REDUCES THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY A HIGH-FAT DIET

A study by North South University researchers in Bangladesh shows that the Java plum , a plant native to the Indian subcontinent and...

Tongkat Ali plus multivitamin may improve mood and stress response: Human data

TONGKAT ALI PLUS MULTIVITAMIN MAY IMPROVE MOOD AND STRESS RESPONSE: HUMAN DATA

Co-supplementation of a multivitamin with Tongkat Ali may improve quality of life factors mood, stress response and immune parameters...

 
 
 
3-Dimensional Brain-Computer Interface Control through Simultaneous Overt Spatial Attentional and Motor Imagery Tasks

3-DIMENSIONAL BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE CONTROL THROUGH SIMULTANEOUS OVERT SPATIAL ATTENTIONAL AND MOTOR IMAGERY TASKS

Brain-computer interfacing is a promising method for providing alternative connections between the brain and the outside world in concert...

Fast Initial Weight Loss The Secret To Success? Or Do Only Successful People Remain In Weight Loss Studies?

FAST INITIAL WEIGHT LOSS THE SECRET TO SUCCESS? OR DO ONLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE REMAIN IN WEIGHT LOSS STUDIES?

There was a lot of buzz last week about a new study that purportedly found that " fast initial weight loss may be key to diabetes prevention...

 
 
 
Why skinny people die of 'fat' diseases  - and fat people can be healthier than you think

WHY SKINNY PEOPLE DIE OF 'FAT' DISEASES  - AND FAT PEOPLE CAN BE HEALTHIER THAN YOU THINK

U.S. researchers from the Scripps Research Institute, California, say they've developed a replacement to BMI - a blood test that may...

25% of students say they were traumatized by the 2016 election, study says

25% OF STUDENTS SAY THEY WERE TRAUMATIZED BY THE 2016 ELECTION, STUDY SAYS

Researchers surveyed Arizona students around the time of President Trump's inauguration, and found the average stress score to be on...

 
 
 

"AI CLINICIAN" MAKES TREATMENT PLANS FOR PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS

Researchers say the AI doesn't just see like a doctor, it acts like a doctor

UV-treated milk protein may give older adults an immunity boost, study suggests

UV-TREATED MILK PROTEIN MAY GIVE OLDER ADULTS AN IMMUNITY BOOST, STUDY SUGGESTS

Studies have linked protein-energy malnutrition to impaired immune function in the elderly, so researchers compared how a novel ultraviolet-treated...

 
 
 
How important is meal timing?

HOW IMPORTANT IS MEAL TIMING?

“You are when you eat,” declared NBCNews.com in January. “A growing number of researchers say limiting the hours during the day when...

HomePod is Ninth Most Popular Smart Speaker in United States According to Recent Survey

HOMEPOD IS NINTH MOST POPULAR SMART SPEAKER IN UNITED STATES ACCORDING TO RECENT SURVEY

Apple's HomePod is the ninth most popular smart speaker model in the United States, according to an online survey of 1,011 smart speaker...

 
 
 

ASTRAZENECA AND IONIS TARGET DIABETES WITH ANTISENSE APPROACH TO REGENERATING PANCREATIC CELLS

A three-year research pact between AstraZeneca and Ionis has produced a new treatment candidate for Type 2 diabetes: antisense oligonucleotides...

Middle-aged people have MORE cancer-causing mutant cells than normal ones, shock study reveals

MIDDLE-AGED PEOPLE HAVE MORE CANCER-CAUSING MUTANT CELLS THAN NORMAL ONES, SHOCK STUDY REVEALS

Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK, found that in the oesophagus alone, up to 80 per cent of cells contain mutations...