Hookups Trend Down: Millennial Sex Lives Lag Behind Gen X

Millennials can’t catch a break. Not only do their elders repeatedly accuse them of being narcissistic, lazy and entitled, but now a new study pulls the sheet off their sex lives, revealing that there isn’t as much going on as you might expect. Researchers

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Potential Reporting Bias in Neuroimaging Studies of Sex Differences

Abstract Numerous functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies have reported sex differences. To empirically evaluate for evidence of excessive significance bias in this literature, we searched for published fMRI studies of human brain to evaluate sex differences, regardless of the

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Study reveals how bacteria communicate in groups to avoid antibiotics

In a new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a pathogen that causes pneumonia, sepsis and

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Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment we live in can make genetic changes, too. Last year, researchers discovered that these kinds of environmental genetic changes can be

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LISTS OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS INDEXED IN WEB OF SCIENCE AND SCOPUS

The newest list of scholarly and scientific journals indexed in Scopus was published in June, 2014 and is available to download in Excel format here. The list also includes more than 2930 of open access journals. However, it’s worth keeping in mind that

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How does it feel to have your scientific paper plagiarized? And what can you do about it?

Plagiarism is a frequent reason for retraction. Today, we’re pleased to present a guest post by Marya Zilberberg, a physician health services researcher and faculty member at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. In this

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Brachial plexopathy after stereotactic body radiation therapy for apical lung cancer: Dosimetric analysis and preliminary clinical outcomes

Abstract Purpose The treatment of apical lung tumors with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is challenging due to the proximity of the brachial plexus and the concern for nerve damage. Methods and materials Between June 2009 and February 2017, a total of 75 consecutive patients underwent SBRT for

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Cancer researchers push to relax rules for clinical trials

US government examines whether criteria for participating in drug studies unnecessarily exclude some people. Nearly 20% of publicly funded cancer clinical trials in the United States fail because investigators are unable to enrol enough participants. Yet patients and their physicians

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Researcher loses battle with Cell over wording of retraction notice

For months, a researcher has wrestled with a journal over the wording of an upcoming retraction notice. It appears that she has lost. Earlier this week, Cell retracted the paper, despite the protests of first author Shalon Babbitt Ledbetter. When Ledbetter learned

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Chinese Government to Review Cancer Papers Retracted by Academic Journal

(Beijing) — China’s education ministry and the national health commission will review over a 100 research papers taken down by an international academic journal after finding possible irregularities including plagiarism, according to China Association for Science and Technology. Berlin-based Springer

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