New Pain Pill Could Save Your Sperm

Research in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters reveals successful trials of EM-1 painkillers with minimal effects on male... Read more

The Economics of Ridiculously Expensive Art

What would possess someone to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundifor US$450 million? You might think it’s an investment –... Read more

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery For Ruptured Aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and... Read more

Are Cryptocurrencies A Dream Come True For Cyber-Extortionists?

When malicious software takes over computers around the world, encrypts their data and demands a ransom to decode the information, regular activities... Read more

‘Scars’ Left by Icebergs Record West Antarctic Ice Retreat

Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten... Read more

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Food Science & Nutrition

A Deadly Herpes Virus Is Threatening Oysters Around the World

Today a deadly herpes virus, Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1), is threatening Pacific oysters, the world’s most popular and valuable oyster species. Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Researchers Developed a Molecule-Sorting DNA Nanorobot

Bioengineers from the Californian Institute of Technology developed DNA robots that can autonomously walk, sort, and work together – all… Read more


Impedance Neurography: A Novel Nerve Imaging Technology

"Finding the Nerve" traces the history of impedance neurography, highlighting areas where this novel nerve imaging technology could be instrumental… Read more

Social Sciences

Rates of Left-Handedness: Downs and Ups

Both geography and historical era are factors that affect rates of left-handedness. Learn how in this free chapter download from… Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Scimitar Syndrome Explained

To learn more about diagnosis and imaging for Scimitar Syndrome, author Vladimiro Vida provides a free chapter download on: Anatomy,… Read more

Earth & Environmental Science; Life Sciences

Harvey and Irma Present Nearly Perfect Conditions for Zika-Spreading Mosquitoes

Even as the floodwaters from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma begin to recede, significant but less obvious health threats... Read more

Materials Science

Bioactive Glasses: Materials, Properties and Applications

It is a well-known fact that for decades bioactive glasses have been used as highly effective implant materials... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry; Life Sciences

Can Random Bits of DNA Lead to Safe, New Antibiotics and Herbicides?

I was cutting my grass when the battery in my iPod died. Instead of enjoying the distraction of... Read more

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