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    Light-scattering tool peers into pancreas to find cancer

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Pancreatic cancer is difficult to detect early because the pancreas is deep inside the abdomen, making potentially cancerous cells hard to reach and identify without surgery. [...]

    Study demonstrates a better way to store renewable energy

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories In an effort to find better ways to store renewable energy, physicists at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with a scientist at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, have shown that antiferroelectrics can provide high energy d… [...]

    Feeling euphoric on a low-carb diet? The effect on your brain is similar to an illicit drug

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite. [...]

    Study pinpoints protein key to fighting a common intestinal illness

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. It is highly infectious and potentially deadly. The virus, which has evolved strategies to evade the immune system, is the focus of new research lead by immunologis… [...]

    Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researchers at the University of Birmingham say that social, economic and demographic factors are generally pushing UK families together, rather than driving them apart along generational lines. [...]

    Blacks, women don’t get same health benefit from employment

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Being gainfully employed normally is considered good for health, but new research from the University of Michigan shows that black men, and black and white women don’t get the same benefits of increased life expectancy related to employment as white me… [...]

    Stereotypes still affect females’ career aspirations in STEM topics

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Masculine stereotypes of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations in such areas. [...]

    Twin donates part of small bowel to brother in rare transplant

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Patrick Noel was on his way home from his brother’s house on July 24, 2016 when a car pulled up next to him. The stranger in the other car asked Patrick if he lived in the neighborhood. Sensing something was wrong, Patrick hesitated briefly, but said t… [...]

    Most drivers could go electric within 10 years

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Electric and hybrid electric vehicles are in the fast lane to wider adoption, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers. [...]

    Underprivileged teenagers more likely to give up their university ambitions

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Early intervention to maintain and raise expectations could increase the number of teenagers from less privileged backgrounds entering higher education, finds a new study by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). [...]