Feature Channels

Featured: DailyWire

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 4/23/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Non-Vaccine Measles Treatment Identified: UPDATE - Watch Pre-Recorded Q&A with Researchers

A novel antiviral drug may reduce the spread and severity of measles without a vaccination. Dr. Richard Plemper from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University and Dr. Michael Natchus of the Emory Institute for Drug Discovery (EIDD) will be available to answer questions from the media at a live virtual press conference at 1 PM EDT, Wednesday, April 16th.

View | Comment

Science

Channels:

Declining Catch Rates in Caribbean Nicaragua Green Turtle Fishery May Be Result of Overfishing

Picture1.jpg

A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua’s legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable take, according to conservation scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Florida.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

In Old Age, Lack of Emotion and Interest May Signal Your Brain Is Shrinking

Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy, according to a new study published in the April 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Apathy is a lack of interest or emotion.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Researchers Develop A New Drug to Combat the Measles: UPDATE - Watch Pre-Recorded Q&A with Researchers

A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says.

View | Comment

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Scientists Explain How Memories Stick Together

Hippocampus_Salk.png

Scientists at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event. This new framework provides a more complete picture of how memory works, which can inform research into disorders liked Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, post-traumatic stress and learning disabilities.

View | Comment

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

ripples-hr.jpg

Scientists used ultrafast x-ray pulses to capture the disappearance of charge stripes that may be key to understanding room-temperature superconductivity

View | Comment

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Toddlers ‘Surprisingly Sophisticated’ at Understanding Unfamiliar Accents

A new University of Toronto study has found that by two years of age, children are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with accents the toddlers have never heard before.

View | Comment

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Warm U.S. West, Cold East: A 4,000-Year Pattern

GabeBowen592_300dpi2MB.jpg

Last winter’s curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East. A University of Utah-led study shows that pattern became more pronounced 4,000 years ago, and suggests it may worsen as Earth’s climate warms.

View

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Prolonged and Heavy Bleeding During Menopause Is Common

Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods. Researchers at the University of Michigan say it's normal, however, for the majority of them to experience an increase in the amount and duration of bleeding episodes, which may occur at various times throughout the menopausal transition.

View