Humans have been in a relationship with cats for far longer than previously known—some 5,700 years in fact, according to new research that predates the oldest feline finds in China. Most evidence has pointed to cat domestication in Egypt circa 1950 BC, but excavations at an ancient Egyptian...
Losing a limb is obviously incredibly traumatic; not only do you have to cope with the fact that, hey, you're missing a body part, but you also suffer from phantom limb pains that can be just as horrifying. Luckily, researchers in Gothenburg, Sweden have developed a virtual reality solution for that pain.
Three months ago Family Research Council president Tony Perkins joined seven evangelical members of Congress, including Rep. Michele Bachmann, in a tour of Israel during which they met privately with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Show More Summary
After a long hiatus, I finally get to teach Employment Discrimination again! I'm excited, but also a bit out of the loop, since I haven't been teaching or researching in this area for awhile. I['m looking for good "hot topics"...
Using an artificial protein that contains metal, researchers were able to inhibit the growth of a pathogenic bacterium prevalent in hospitals which cause diseases to humans and has a high resistance to antibiotics.
Innovative methods of drug discovery don’t always take place in an academic laboratory. They may start there, but they can also happen in orbit aboard the International Space Station, as protein crystallization research is about to demonstrate once again.
To buy, or not to buy? That is the question for the more than 5 million annual visitors to New York’s wineries. Researchers found that customer service is the most important factor in boosting tasting room sales, but sensory descriptions of what flavors consumers might detect were a turn-off.
I received the following email: Dear Colleague, Recently we informed you about SciRev, our new website where researchers can share their experiences with the peer review process and select an efficient journal for submitting their work. Show More Summary
For a deeper dive into the topics and technologies covered on Gigaom, check out the latest in-depth analyses on Gigaom Research. Popular reports this week from analysts Peter Crocker, Janakiram MSV, and Adam Lesser.
A study by the Pew Research Center found that those people who were born between 1981 and 1995, known as the “millennial generation,” were less religious than their elders, less willing to view themselves as patriotic, and more willing to identify themselves as liberal. Show More Summary
The average age of women in Shanghai with breast cancer rose to 57 in 2013, according to research conducted by the Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The average age in 1973 was 54. [ more › ]
By AlphaTraderx: Illumina Illumina (ILMN) is a leading innovator in next-generation sequencing (NGS). NGS enables researchers to study biological systems at a much greater capacity than traditional DNA sequencing technologies. This technology cost researchers $1 billion just 10 years ago making this testing available to very few labs. Show More Summary
Don't say science never did anything for you, spicy food lovers. Last week researchers published the full genome for the hot pepper (Capsicum annuum), a discovery that, according to LiveScience, could have a very practical application: even hotter peppers. The findings will "help breeders accelerate the research of new breeds...
This post is reprinted (complete with comments) from March 12, 2008, almost six years ago to the day. I realized when I did buy this product again recently that I had not researched it more thoroughly or recently, and that I do still feel very uncomfortable about it. Show More Summary
By Pricechart Guy: I was previously challenged by a reader to make a recommendation as to what to buy given the current state of the stock market. After some research, I zeroed in on Family Dollar Stores (FDO) for a Buy recommendation. Show More Summary
By FAF Research: Staples, Inc. (SPLS) has been the leading global distributor of office products for several decades, operating over 2,000 stores in 25 countries and generating larger profits than both of its direct competitors OfficeMax Inc. Show More Summary
A Ludwig Cancer Research study suggests that the clinical efficacy of checkpoint blockade, a powerful new strategy to harness the immune response to treat cancers, might be dramatically improved if combined with oncolytic virotherapy, an investigational intervention that employs viruses to destroy tumors.
The extent to which alcohol impairs the driving abilities of different age groups has been put to the test using a computer simulation. The researchers behind the investigation, from the University of Florida, publish their findingsShow More Summary
By Achilles Research: Fannie Mae (OTCQB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) appear to be great turnaround investments. On October 3, 2013 I have written an article about Fannie Mae titled 'Fannie Mae Common Stock: A Once In A Lifetime Asymmetric Bet on Washington's dysfunction'. Show More Summary
By Achilles Research: Almost exactly five month ago, on October 5, 2013, I published an article about Micron (MU) arguing that the chipmaker faced a variety of positive catalysts that I thought would support Micron's share price going forward. Show More Summary