Disruption of MTSS2 function causes a new syndromic intellectual disability — ScienceDaily

An Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) study led by Dr. Hugo Bellen, investigator at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital and distinguished service professor…

New vaccine candidates against HIV — ScienceDaily

Scientists at Scripps Research, IAVI, the Ragon Institute and Moderna, Inc., have come together to make critical advances in developing an effective vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The findings…

Severe preeclampsia treated safely with nifedipine during labor and delivery — ScienceDaily

Women with severe preeclampsia (severe high blood pressure) during pregnancy may be treated with extended-release nifedipine, a blood pressure-lowering medicine, daily during the labor and delivery process, according to new…

Post-mortem brains of SuperAgers reveal significantly larger neurons in memory region — ScienceDaily

Neurons in an area of the brain responsible for memory (known as the entorhinal cortex) were significantly larger in SuperAgers compared to cognitively average peers, individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease…

Study shows behavioral, physiological changes in ants disturbed by development, urban sprawl — ScienceDaily

Research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists in the Texas A&M Department of Entomology showed a common ant species undergoes physiological and behavioral changes in unnatural settings. Research focused on…

The road to future AI is paved with trust — ScienceDaily

The place of artificial intelligence, AI, in our everyday life is increasing and many researchers believe that what we have seen so far is only the beginning. However, AI must…

Exploring Jupiter’s moon, Europa, possible with silicon-germanium transistor technology — ScienceDaily

Europa is more than just one of Jupiter’s many moons — it’s also one of most promising places in the solar system to look for extraterrestrial life. Under 10 kilometers…

New research reveals relationship between song order and rhythmical timing — ScienceDaily

An international collaboration between musicians and birdsong scientists has found that in the Australian pied butcherbird songs surveyed, the order of song elements is strongly related to rhythmical timing. In…

New data reveals severe impact of European contact with Pacific islands — ScienceDaily

Pacific island nations suffered severe depopulation from introduced diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) shows. The research, published…

Catalysts disassemble polymer while adding ethylene, producing propylene, the building blocks of polypropylene — ScienceDaily

Polyethylene plastics — in particular, the ubiquitous plastic bag that blights the landscape — are notoriously hard to recycle. They’re sturdy and difficult to break down, and if they’re recycled…