A National Institutes of Health study found that non-invasive brain stimulation decreased calorie consumption and increased weight loss in adults who are obese. »
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A single variation in the gene for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) may influence obesity in children and adults, according to a new study. »
A trio of antibiotics that had become powerless against MRSA decades ago proved effective in infected mice when used together. »
National Institutes of Health and Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza (flu) viruses acquire the ability to move efficiently between people. »
Female mice exposed in utero, or in the womb, to low levels of arsenic through drinking water displayed signs of early puberty and became obese as adults. »
The inflammatory eye disorder autoimmune uveitis occurs when a person’s immune system goes awry, attacking proteins in the eye. What spurs this response is a mystery, but now a study on mice suggests that bacteria in the gut may provide a kind of training ground for immune cells to attack the eye. »
While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older persons. With 4,000 patients followed over a five-year period, the study is one of the largest and longest of its kind. »
If you have ever heard a clap of thunder, the boom of fireworks, or the roar of a supersonic jet, you already know how shock waves sound. Now a team of NASA researchers has generated images that show how the remarkable waves look. »
Researchers found genetic variations in the Inuit of Greenland that reflect adaptations to their specific diet and climate. »
In the first-ever sequencing of the entire octopus genome, researchers discovered unusual features that shed light on octopus evolution and biology, and set the stage for future studies on complex nervous system development. »
Scientists have uncovered strong evidence of a tiny, rocky object being torn apart as it spirals around a white dwarf star. This discovery validates a long-held theory that white dwarfs are capable of cannibalizing possible remnant planets that have survived within its solar system. »
Scientists are tracking the upcoming Halloween flyby of asteroid 2015 TB145 with several optical observatories and the radar capabilities of the agency's Deep Space Network at Goldstone, California. »
The first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue. »
Steamboat Bill Jr. is a 1928 feature-length comedy silent film featuring Buster Keaton. Genres: Action, Comedy, Family, Romance. Language: English »
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton. Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War. Language: English »
Murder at the Baskervilles is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Arthur Conan Doyle's short story Silver Blaze. Genre: Crime, Mystery. Language: English »
Philippine court to rule if U.S. Marine guilty of murder
MANILA (Reuters) - A court in the Philippines will decide on Tuesday whether a U.S. Marine is guilty of murder in the killing of a transgender woman, a case that has reignited debate over the American military presence in the poor Southeast Asian country.
U.S. Embassy warns of imminent attack in Kabul
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Kabul warned on Monday of an imminent attack in the Afghan capital, saying it had received credible reports of a threat within the next two days, although it had no other details.
At NATO, Turkey remains defiant over Russian jet
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkey's prime minister dismissed on Monday any suggestion Ankara should apologize for downing a Russian warplane in its airspace last week, after winning strong NATO support for the right to defend itself.
Wall St. eases as consumer, healthcare stocks lag
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slipped on Monday along with declines in health and consumer shares and as investors braced for policy news from central banks.
American Airlines, union reach deal to hike gate agents' pay
(Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc said that members of the association representing its reservations and gate agents had approved a new five-year contract that includes "immediate and significant pay raises."
Volkswagen, DOJ want diesel civil cases heard in Detroit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG and the Justice Department want a U.S. judicial panel to centralize in Detroit hundreds of civil lawsuits alleging the German automaker defrauded consumers and shareholders, according to court filings.
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