Network control: Letting noise lead the way

Researchers leverage randomness in a new computational approach to keep cells healthy. Using a newly-developed computational algorithm, they showed that this randomness within and among cells, called “noise,” can...

How the brain can stop action on a dime

Scientists have identified the precise nerve cells that allow the brain to make a split-second change of course, like jamming on the brakes. Source: Science Link: How the brain...

Adolescent painkiller abuse a big problem for small towns, rural areas

Adolescents who live in rural areas and small towns and cities are more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than adolescents who live in large urban areas, according to sociologists....

E. coli more virulent when accompanied by beneficial bacteria

Scientists wonder why some people get so sick and even die after being infected by the foodborne pathogen E. coli O157:H7, while others experience much milder symptoms and recover...

Solving the problem of sea ice thickness distribution using molecular concepts

Scientists have now answered a 40-year-old question about Arctic ice thickness by treating the ice floes of the frozen seas like colliding molecules in a fluid or gas. Source:...

Jeb Bush tweets picture of 9/11 aftermath to demonstrate how George W. Bush ‘kept us safe’

In last night’s debate, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush took an unexpected angle in his defense of the 43rd president of the United States. After Republican frontrunner Donald Trump...

BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya Hospitalised with Chest Pains

BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya has been rushed to Kolkata’s BM Birla hospital after he complained of chest pain and breathing difficulties. Source: NDTV India Link: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya...

Apes know a good thriller when they see one

Remember the scene in the classic movie ‘Alien,’ when that creepiest of creatures bursts out of John Hurt’s belly as he writhes in pain? Well, according to a new...

Falcons confident WR Jones will play vs. Giants

Falcons confident WR Jones will play vs. Giants Source: ESPN Link: Falcons confident WR Jones will play vs. Giants

Sarah Jessica Parker: 'Sex and the City 3' Not in the Works

“There is no decision. It is a not-often-had conversation…There is a story. When and if we tell it remains unknown.” read more Source: Entertainment Link: Sarah Jessica Parker: 'Sex...