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Family turns solar eclipse into fundraiser for cancer research

FAMILY TURNS SOLAR ECLIPSE INTO FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER RESEARCH

A woman with blood cancer and her family see Monday's solar eclipse as a way to help them move toward their goal of raising $500,000...

IBM and JDRF bring machine learning to type 1 diabetes research

IBM AND JDRF BRING MACHINE LEARNING TO TYPE 1 DIABETES RESEARCH

IBM and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund are teaming up to pinpoint the factors that lead to the onset of type 1 diabetes in children.

 
 
 
Don't let food poisoning eclipse the afterglow after the big event

DON'T LET FOOD POISONING ECLIPSE THE AFTERGLOW AFTER THE BIG EVENT

Editor's note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted the tips below for people planning to view the solar eclipse tomorrow. The...

Civilian Team Finds Wreck of USS Indianapolis, Lost in 1945 With 880 Crew

CIVILIAN TEAM FINDS WRECK OF USS INDIANAPOLIS, LOST IN 1945 WITH 880 CREW

A team of civilian researchers has discovered the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, a US Navy cruiser which Imperial Japanese forces sunk...

 
 
 
Researchers have found the wreckage of the WWII-era USS Indianapolis

RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND THE WRECKAGE OF THE WWII-ERA USS INDIANAPOLIS

Associated Press WASHINGTON - Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy...

Lost World War II ship USS Indianapolis discovered in Philippine sea

LOST WORLD WAR II SHIP USS INDIANAPOLIS DISCOVERED IN PHILIPPINE SEA

The USS Indianapolis, a lost World War II cruiser has been located in the Philippines sea by a team of civilian researchers led by...

 
 
 
FDA fresh sprout project finds some pathogens, other problems

FDA FRESH SPROUT PROJECT FINDS SOME PATHOGENS, OTHER PROBLEMS

An analysis of fresh sprouts and the companies that grow them has revealed relatively low numbers in terms of some foodborne pathogens...

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

THIS 3D-PRINTED ROBOTIC ARM IS BUILT FOR SIGN LANGUAGE

While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday...

 
 
 
Eye test could spot Alzheimer's disease in early stages

EYE TEST COULD SPOT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN EARLY STAGES

Experts say the test made by Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles is one of the biggest breakthroughs in Alzheimer's research to date, offering...

Dietary management of OCD: Study links metabolism and vitamin D status to disease severity

DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF OCD: STUDY LINKS METABOLISM AND VITAMIN D STATUS TO DISEASE SEVERITY

One carbon metabolism that includes vitamin B12 and homocysteine, plus vitamin D deficiency could all play a role in the onset of obsessive...

 
 
 
Burnt out? Rhodiola rosea supplements may help, says new study

BURNT OUT? RHODIOLA ROSEA SUPPLEMENTS MAY HELP, SAYS NEW STUDY

Daily supplements containing Rhodiola rosea extract may improve the symptoms of burnout, suggests data from the first trial to examine...

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

COULD URBAN LIGHTING RAISE BREAST CANCER RISK FOR SOME WOMEN?

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed Related MedlinePlus Pages:...

 
 
 
E-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking for teens

E-CIGARETTES ARE A GATEWAY TO SMOKING FOR TEENS

Researchers from the University of Leeds found that of those those who have never tried cigarettes but do vape, 34.4 per cent smoke...

Women are attracted to men who eat a lot of vegetables

WOMEN ARE ATTRACTED TO MEN WHO EAT A LOT OF VEGETABLES

Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia strengthened the link between scent and attraction and showed that a man's diet can...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Intern Focuses on Using Light for Spaceflight

BERKELEY LAB INTERN FOCUSES ON USING LIGHT FOR SPACEFLIGHT

Elliot Heywood Elliot Heywood had dreamed of landing an internship at the science lab in the hills not far from his school in Lafayette,...

Walnuts reduce cravings and promote feeling of fullness

WALNUTS REDUCE CRAVINGS AND PROMOTE FEELING OF FULLNESS

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found that eating walnuts boosts brain activity in the region associated...

 
 
 
Junk food increases risk of cancer in women

JUNK FOOD INCREASES RISK OF CANCER IN WOMEN

Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they're not overweight, new research by...

 
 
 
Nielsen announces new division unit to measure e-sports sponsorships

NIELSEN ANNOUNCES NEW DIVISION UNIT TO MEASURE E-SPORTS SPONSORSHIPS

Another sign that e-sports are turning into a big business: Nielsen is launching a new division focused providing research and consulting...

Blood test could detect cancer before symptoms show

BLOOD TEST COULD DETECT CANCER BEFORE SYMPTOMS SHOW

A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found a way to test for bits of DNA released by dying tumor cells into...