Possible new treatment strategy for lung cancer

It is estimated there will be roughly 228,000 new lung cancer cases this year, and nearly…

Need a mental break? Avoid your cellphone

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain…

Why there's a 'sweet spot' depth for underground magma chambers

Computer models show why eruptive magma chambers tend to reside between six and 10 kilometers underground. …

New artificial compound eye could improve 3D object tracking

A newly created biologically inspired compound eye is helping scientists understand how insects use their compound…

Compound speeds sexual development and decline

Every day, people are exposed to myriad chemicals both natural and synthetic, some of which may…

Targeting cell division in pancreatic cancer

Study provides new evidence of synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division and support for…

Genetic risk is associated with differences in gut microbiome

Children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes have different gut microbiomes than…

Spinning lightwaves on a one-way street

Researchers have created a quantum spin wave for light. This can be a carrier of information…

Mississippi River diversions: Driving land gain or land loss?

River diversions have not created or maintained land, but resulted in more land loss, according to…

A second planet in the Beta Pictoris system

A team of astronomers has discovered a second giant planet in orbit around alpha Pictoris, a…