DIETARY CHOLESTEROL WORSENS INFLAMMATION, SICKNESS IN MICE WITH INFLUENZA

New research suggests high levels of dietary cholesterol make mice sicker when infected with influenza. This study links cholesterol...

ARE PEOPLE SWAPPING THEIR CATS AND GOLDFISH FOR PRAYING MANTISES?

Praying mantises have gained recent popularity as pets, sold at animal fairs and pet markets, but also collected in the wild by a fast-growing...

 
 
 

MUSIC ALLEVIATES COLLECTIVE GRIEF

In February 2020, a group of musicians from around the world living in China recorded their cover of a song by Michael Jackson on video...

HOW A COGNITIVE BIAS IS BLOCKING THE RISE OF ELECTRIC CARS

What are the barriers to the adoption of electric cars? Although the main financial and technological obstacles have been removed,...

 
 
 

DYNAMICS OF ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY IN TUBERCULOSIS UNCOVERED

A new study partially explains why tuberculosis infections easily take hold in the host's lungs and suggests that boosting T cell response...

DO COMPRESSION GARMENTS FACILITATE MUSCLE RECOVERY AFTER EXERCISE?

Thought to enhance muscle recovery, compression garments are commonly worn by athletes and people engaging in exercise. Yet, an international...

 
 
 

CRISPR-BASED STRATEGY EDITS MULTIPLE GENES AND COULD TREAT POLYGENIC DISEASES

Engineers introduce DAP, a streamlined CRISPR-based technology that can perform many genome edits at once to address polygenic diseases...

'STING' PROTEIN'S EFFORTS TO CLEAN UP BRAIN CELL DAMAGE MAY SPEED PARKINSON'S DISEASE PROGRESS

In studies with mouse and human tissue, as well as live mice, researchers report that a snag in the normal process of cleaning up broken...

 
 
 

AVIAN INFLUENZA: HOW IT'S SPREADING AND WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THIS OUTBREAK

A new study takes a data-driven look at influenza viruses circulating among different groups of birds and characterizes which types...

GENETIC UNDERPINNINGS OF SEVERE STAPH INFECTIONS

Scientists identified a mutated gene common to many patients with life-threatening infections, and found that people living with 5p-...

 
 
 

EPILEPSY DRUG STOPS NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMOR GROWTH IN MICE

People with neurofibromatosis type 1 develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. Researchers have discovered that nerve cells...

SCIENTISTS DEVISE METHOD TO PREVENT DEADLY HOSPITAL INFECTIONS WITHOUT ANTIBIOTICS

Some 1.7 million Americans each year acquire hospital infections, resulting in nearly 100,000 deaths from infection-related complications....

 
 
 

SCENT DOGS DETECT CORONAVIRUS RELIABLY FROM SKIN SWABS

A recent study confirmed that scent detection dogs can be taught to identify individuals with a coronavirus infection from skin swabs....

MAJOR UPTICK REPORTED IN CANNABIS VAPING FOR ALL ADOLESCENTS

Cannabis vaping is increasing as the most popular method of cannabis delivery among all adolescents in the U.S., as is the frequency...

 
 
 

GOUT MEDICINE IMPROVES SURVIVAL FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS, STUDY FINDS

A common gout medication, colchicine, significantly improved survival rates for patients hospitalized with worsening heart failure,...

HOW ONE OF THE X CHROMOSOMES IN FEMALE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS IS SILENCED

In most mammals, females have two X chromosomes and males have one X and one Y chromosome in each of their cells. To avoid a double...

 
 
 

HUMAN BEHAVIOR IS KEY TO BUILDING A BETTER LONG-TERM COVID FORECAST

From extreme weather to another wave of COVID-19, forecasts give decision-makers valuable time to prepare. When it comes to COVID,...

CHIMPANZEES COMBINE CALLS TO FORM NUMEROUS VOCAL SEQUENCES

Evidence of structured vocal sequences in wild chimpanzee communication provides insights into human language evolution.

 
 
 

COMPONENT FOR BRAIN-INSPIRED COMPUTING

Researchers have developed a new material for an electronic component that can be used in a wider range of applications than its predecessors....

NEW STUDY SHOWS GENES CAN PREDICT RESPONSE TO ARTHRITIS TREATMENT AND PAVES THE WAY FOR FUTURE DRUG DEVELOPMENT

New research has shown that molecular profiling of the diseased joint tissue can significantly impact whether specific drug treatments...

 
 
 



One man received Japanese town's COVID stimulus by mistake - then he gambled...

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Sex-bots and foil hats: reconfiguring what it means to be human

Elise Bohan, a research scholar at Oxford, argues that staying as we are isn't a viable option for humans in the remainder of this century. Read more ...

Everton fans celebrate as team avoids relegation

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Is it safe to make homemade baby formula?

Is it safe to make homemade baby formula?

If there's one way to drive panic into the heart of a new parent, it's to tell them that the infant formula their baby relies on is suddenly unavailable. This has been the... Read more ...

Can You Refuse to Care for an Elderly Parent?

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Russia - Ukraine war: Photo gallery, May 20th, 2022

Following Russia's retreat from near the Ukrainian capital, signs of normal life have returned to Kyiv, but destruction is still common in other parts of the country. Read more ...

Joey's two buys to reboot the Bulldogs

Andrew Johns picks Jackson Hastings and Reece Walsh as targets to join the Bulldogs in 2024. Read more ...

Michael Caine recalls how he tracked down beauty queen wife Shakira Baksh

Michael Caine has revealed the hilarious way he tracked down his wife of 49 years, Shakira, after seeing her on a television commercial. Read more ...

Abuse survivor Zhalin Cecil explains why he wants to stop violence at the source

Top Blokes mentor Zhalin Cecil was abused as a six-year-old and is determined to help raise a new generation of young men to stop violence at the source. Read more ...

Still have an ATO debt? The taxman is coming to collect

The Australian Taxation Office declared a moratorium on collecting tax debts during the pandemic. However, taxpayers may find that they are on the hook for back-taxes when they... Read more ...