Genome sequences by KAUST of dinoflagellate algae indicate how they maintain their symbiotic relationship with corals.
A long-term study by Monash University researchers -- the first of its kind -- has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have focused on obese people.
One year after Global Biological Standards Institute issued its Reproducibility2020 challenge and action plan for the biomedical research community, the organization reports encouraging progress toward the goal to significantly improve the quality of preclinical biological research by year 2020. The Report is the first comprehensive review of community-led action and impact to improve life sciences research reproducibility since the issue became more widely known in 2012, and it outlines priorities going forward.
Assessment adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and society.
University of Virginia statistician Karen Kafadar is developing new techniques for understanding the difference between length of diagnosis and length of life regarding cancer screening.
A new model released today at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by UConn ecologist Jamie Vaudrey pinpoints sources of nitrogen pollution along Long Island Sound, and shows municipalities what they might do to alleviate it.
Former NFL players who had repeated head injuries may not have significant problems with motor functions later in life, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 22 to 28, 2017.
A new mobile app can calculate the crop productivity and pollination benefits of supporting endangered bees.
The first-ever study to map US wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country's most important farmlands.
Incentive-based solutions offer significant hope for addressing the myriad environmental challenges facing the world's oceans.