Researchers develop mitoflash technique to predict lifespan of nematodes
Walking in their shoes: How fundraisers can boost donations
When natural disaster strikes, calls for help are broadcast on television and across the Internet. Despite being exposed to the needs of widespread relief organizations, only a small percentage of us actually follow through ...
Study shows extra Amazon greenness during drought an optical illusion
Black hole that doesn't emit x-rays discovered near massive star
Natural disaster relief: How does psychological distance affect donations?
When natural disasters occur, news reports can tug on our hearts and influence how we react to relief efforts. According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are more likely to make a fina ...
Resisting temptation: Why reading your horoscope on diet days might be a bad idea
Most major newspapers publish daily horoscopes, and for good reason—even when we deny being superstitious, human nature drives us to believe in our own fate. According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Re ...
Researchers propose foundering of lower island-arc crust explains continental Moho
Human stem cells converted to functional lung cells
For the first time, scientists have succeeded in transforming human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells. The advance, reported by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers, has significant ...
Trio offer tips for politicians on how to interpret scientific claims
Researchers devise means for creating controlled coordinated swarming (w/ Video)
Role of natural aerosols in climate uncertainties underestimated
Natural aerosols, such as emissions from volcanoes or plants, may contribute more uncertainty than previously thought to estimates of how the climate might respond to greenhouse gas emissions.
Xist and calico cats: How extra genes on X chromosomes get turned off
Females carry two copies of the X chromosome which—unlike the male's gene-poor Y chromosome—are home to 1000 genes crucial to development. So how does the developing female embryo inactivate duplicate ...
Study reveals how to better master stem cells' fate
(Phys.org) —USC scientist Qi-Long Ying and a team of researchers have long been searching for biotech's version of the fountain of youth—ways to encourage embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and epiblast stem ...