Study in mice examines impact of reused cooking oil on breast cancer progression

Compounds in thermally abused cooking oils may trigger genetic, biochemical changes that hasten the progression of late-stage breast cancer, promoting tumor cells' growth and proliferation.

Evidence for a Human Geomagnetic Sense

Scientists develop a robust experiment that shows human brain waves respond to changes in Earth-strength magnetic fields.

Early exposure to pesticides linked to small increased risk of autism spectrum disorder

Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life is associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with infants of women without such exposure, finds a new study.

Hidden proteins found in bacteria

Scientists have developed a way to identify the beginning of every gene -- known as a translation start site or a start codon -- in bacterial cell DNA with a single experiment and, through this method, they have shown that an individual gene is capable of coding for more than one protein.

Turn off a light, save a life

We all know that turning off lights and buying energy-efficient appliances affects our financial bottom line. Now, according to a new study, we know that saving energy also saves lives and even more money for consumers by alleviating the costs of adverse health effects attributed to air pollution.

Sustainable fisheries and conservation policy

There are roughly five times as many recreational fishers as commercial fishers throughout the world. And yet, the needs and peculiarities of these recreational fishers have largely been ignored in international fisheries and conservation policy.

New mobile element found in mosquito parasite has potential for disease control

An interdisciplinary team of scientists has identified a new mobile DNA element in the Wolbachia parasite, which may contribute to improved control strategies for mosquito vectors of diseases such as Dengue and West Nile virus.

Are there Zika reservoirs in the Americas?

A researcher travels the Americas, collecting feces from nonhuman primates to determine the risk of Zika reservoirs.

Chicago’s Large Lot Program sowing change in inner-city communities

Chicago's Large Lot Program is promoting positive change in inner-city neighborhoods by enabling residents to buy and repurpose vacant lots that currently attracted crime and other problems.

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost effective after five years and improve health outcomes.

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