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  1. Widespread land losses from 2010 Gulf oil spill, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Dramatic, widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new NASA/U.S. Geological Survey annual maps of the Louisiana marshlands where the coastline was most heavily coated with oil during the 2010 BP Deepwater ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Largest study of its kind finds rare genetic variations linked to schizophrenia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Genetic variations that increase schizophrenia risk are rare, making it difficult to study their role. To overcome this, scientists analyzed the genomes of more than 41,000 people in the largest study ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Solar physicist finds new way to study the inner workings of the sun

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Neutrinos from the sun carry information about its fiery core but they are extremely hard to detect. Now, researchers may have found a much easier and less expensive way to study these elusive particles. ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  4. When fish come to school, kids get hooked on science

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A program that brings live fish into K-12 classrooms to teach the fundamentals of biology not only helps students learn, but improves their attitudes about science, a study finds. Posted: 2016-11-10 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  5. Curiosity finds evidence of Mars crust contributing to atmosphere

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence that chemistry in the surface material on Mars contributed dynamically to the makeup of its atmosphere over time. It's another clue that the history of the Red ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  6. Genetically engineered crops are safe, review of studies finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Genetically engineered crops are no different from conventional crops in terms of their risks to human health and the environment, according to a new report. Posted: 2016-09-30 13:02:24
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  7. NASA's Fermi finds record-breaking binary in galaxy next door

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have found the first gamma-ray binary in another galaxy and the most luminous one ever seen. The dual-star system, dubbed LMC P3, contains a massive star and a crushed stellar core that interact ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  8. Upswing in prescription opioid use disorder and heroin use among young adults, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    From 2002 to 2014, there was an increase in the probability of having a prescription opioid use disorder among young adults using prescription opioids for non medical purposes, new research has found. ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  9. Autism severity linked to genetics, ultrasound, data analysis finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, according to a new study. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  10. Implanted device successfully treats central sleep apnea, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    An implanted nerve stimulator significantly improves symptoms in those with central sleep apnea, without causing serious side effects, results from an international, randomized study show. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  11. Cannabis reduces short-term motivation to work for money

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Smoking the equivalent of a single 'spliff' of cannabis makes people less willing to work for money while 'high,' finds a new study. The research is the first to reliably demonstrate the short-term effects ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  12. 'Tug of war' keeps scientists working on storm tracks

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new analysis finds that human-induced climate change complicates projecting the future position of storms. Posted: 2016-09-02 14:58:46 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  13. Working, volunteering could reduce disablement in seniors, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Working or volunteering can reduce the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in older Americans, according to researchers. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:56
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. Assisted-living facilities limit older adults' rights to sexual freedom, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Older adults in assisted-living facilities experience limits to their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies regarding the issue and the actions of staff and administrators at these facilities, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  15. Study finds racial disparity in emergency department opioid prescriptions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A racial disparity has been found in opioid prescriptions for emergency department visits for non-definitive pain-related conditions, say authors of a new report. Posted: 2016-08-08 20:36:32
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  16. Why do consumers participate in 'green' programs?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    From recycling to reusing hotel towels, consumers who participate in a company's 'green' program are more satisfied with its service, finds a new study. Posted: 2016-07-22 15:22:58 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  17. Plant compounds give '1-2' punch to colon cancer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A preliminary cell study finds combining curcumin, the active ingredient in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin, a component of milk thistle, inhibited the spread of colon cancer cells and increased cancer ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  18. Historical records miss a fifth of global warming: NASA

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new NASA-led study finds that almost one-fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded. ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  19. Maternal intake of past-its-prime fish oil linked to newborn death, rat study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized ("off") fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study. Posted: 2016-07-22 14:45:37 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  20. Public health benefits of e-cigarette use tend to outweigh the harms

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A modeling study by top tobacco control experts finds that e-cigarettes are likely to provide public health benefits based on "conservative estimates" of the likely uptake of vaping and smoking by adolescents ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
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