Study identifies two biomarkers for lack of sleep
Cat shelter findings: Less stress with box access
Hidden costs: The unseen way organisms cope with climate change
Scientists have found a way to measure the unseen toll that environmental stress places on living creatures—showing that they can rev up their metabolism to work more than twice as hard as normal to cope ...
Hormone disrupting chemicals and climate change increase risk of extinction in wildlife
The impact of pollution on wildlife could be made dramatically worse by climate change according to a new study published today in the journal PNAS.
Neutron imaging instrument 'Dingo' helped reveal how granular material behaves under stress
Enjoying a day at the beach in summer, stretched out on the sand, provides a good opportunity to observe how a granular material behaves.
Cellular memory of stressful situations
Stress is unhealthy. The cells use therefore a variety of mechanisms to deal with stress and avert its immediate threat. However, certain stressful situations leave marks that go beyond the immediate response; ...
Researchers identify new mechanism to aid cells under stress
A team of biologists from NYU and Harvard has identified new details in a cellular mechanism that serves as a defense against stress. The findings potentially offer insights into tumor progression and neurodegenerative diseases, ...
Stress and social media: it's complicated
Using digital technologies does not directly cause stress, but social media can increase awareness of problems facing friends and family, and this stress is "contagious," researchers said Thursday.
China's water stress set to worsen with transfer initiatives
New research paints a grim picture for the future of China's water supply, as its booming economy continues to heap pressure on its natural resources, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia ...
Study shows rising ocean acidification likely to cause shrimp to taste bad
Runtastic turns to VR for optimal workouts
Scientists identify mechanism that accelerated the 2011 Japan earthquake
Stanford scientists have found evidence that sections of the fault responsible for the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake that devastated northern Japan in 2011 were relieving seismic stress at a gradually accelerating rate ...
Mechanical cues reprogram normal cell lines into stem-like cells
Scientists at the University at Buffalo and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it, "stem-like" cells, using nothing ...
Monkey-style 'bromance' helps macaques weather life's hard knocks
When it comes to weathering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, male macaques get by with a little help from their fellow dudes, according to new research.