Study: Anemic star cluster breaks metal-poor record

Study: Anemic star cluster breaks metal-poor record

In a surprising discovery, astronomers using two Maunakea Observatories -- W. M. Keck Observatory and Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) -- have found a globular star cluster in the Andromeda Galaxy that contains a record-breaking low...
Study: Making new materials using AI

Study: Making new materials using AI

There is an old saying, "If rubber is the material that opened the way to the ground, aluminum is the one that opened the way to the sky." New materials were always discovered at...
Study: Carnivores living near people feast on human food, threatening ecosystems

Study: Carnivores living near people feast on human food, threatening ecosystems

Ecologists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that carnivores living near people can get more than half of their diets from human food sources, a major lifestyle disruption that could put North America's...
New study explores how super flares affect planets' habitability

New study explores how super flares affect planets’ habitability

Ultraviolet light from giant stellar flares can destroy a planet's habitability. New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help astrobiologists understand how much radiation planets experience during super flares...
Study: Novel therapeutic approach against Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

Study: Novel therapeutic approach against Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

A research team at LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) discovered that exosomes derived from V?2-T cells (Vδ2-T-Exos) can effectively control Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumours and induce T-cell anti-tumour immunity. The...
Study: Post-traumatic stress experienced by partners following miscarriage

Study: Post-traumatic stress experienced by partners following miscarriage

One in 12 partners experience post-traumatic stress after miscarriage, suggests a new study. The research, led by Imperial College London, surveyed over 100 couples who had experienced early stage pregnancy loss (miscarriage or ectopic...
Study: How malaria parasites withstand a fever's heat

Study: How malaria parasites withstand a fever’s heat

Even when a person suffering from malaria is burning up with fever and too sick to function, the tiny blood-eating parasites lurking inside them continue to flourish, relentlessly growing and multiplying as they gobble...
Study: Potential drug treatment for particular type of lung-cancer

Study: Potential drug treatment for particular type of lung-cancer

The effectiveness of cancer treatment is often hampered by cancer cells being heterogeneous. This is the case for EGFR-mutated lung cancer: drugs based on biomolecules of a type known as tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI)...
Study: More crickets and katydids 'singing in the suburbs'

Study: More crickets and katydids ‘singing in the suburbs’

The songs that crickets and katydids sing at night to attract mates can help in monitoring and mapping their populations, according to Penn State researchers, whose study of Orthoptera species in central Pennsylvania also...
Study: AI predicts patients at highest risk for severe pain, increased opioid use post-surgery

Study: AI predicts patients at highest risk for severe pain, increased opioid use post-surgery

Artificial intelligence (AI) used in machine learning models can predict which patients are at highest risk for severe pain after surgery, and help determine who would most benefit from personalized pain management plans that...

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