When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? A team of researchers from the University of Vienna led by cognitive biologist Lisa Horn investigated this question in a controlled behavioral experiment
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Early results from a small-scale clinical trial have revealed the potential of a virus to treat some advanced cancers. The findings, presented by scientists from the University of Leeds at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, revealed that the specifically-engineered virus was able to infiltrate tumor cells, begin to destroy them and also to boost the body's immune system.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Purdue University and the University of Bordeaux in France has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease to study a new gene associated with Parkinson's disease, which was linked to the disease using novel big data methodologies
Coaches are helping breast cancer survivors prepare for one of several local triathlon events in the Milwaukee area. Piacentine and her colleagues wanted to know if better results could be achieved with the unique triathlon program. Over 14 weeks, they provide five sessions per week — 2 supervised and three unsupervised. The events vary slightly but include a 0.25 to 0.5-mile swim, a 12 to 15-mile bicycle ride, and a 3.1-mile run.
Past studies have shown that biparental care of offspring can be affected negatively when females and males are exposed to bisphenol A (BPA); however, previous studies have not characterized how long-term effects of BPA exposure in grandmothers and grandfathers might affect offspring communication ability
Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have demonstrated a method to accelerate motor skill recovery after a stroke by helping the brain reorganize itself more quickly.
Scientists described that men with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) tend to wait for years before deciding to have anti-incontinence surgery, according to the new research.
New predictive computer models designed to optimize HIV therapy in countries with limited healthcare resources are published online in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC). The models, which were developed with data from tens of thousands of patients around the world, accurately predict how an individual on failing therapy will respond to any new combination of HIV drugs.