Health Biopesticide could defeat insecticide resistance in bedbugs 2017-03-22T19:56:08.000000Z A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, according to research. Transgender college freshmen drink more, experience more blackouts, study shows 2017-03-22T19:56:04.000000Z A survey of more than 422,000 college freshmen found that students who identified as transgender were more likely than their cisgender peers to experience negative consequences from drinking, including memory blackouts, academic problems and conflicts such as arguments or physical fights. Heart tissue grown on spinach leaves 2017-03-22T19:27:53.000000Z Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues and organs: how to establish a vascular system that delivers blood deep into the developing tissue. Researchers have now successfully turned to plants, culturing be... Humans, smartphones may fail frequently to detect face morph photos 2017-03-22T19:27:44.000000Z Both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 'real' faces on fraudulent identity cards, new research has found. Too much structured knowledge hurts creativity, shows study 2017-03-22T19:27:36.000000Z Structure organizes human activities and help us understand the world with less effort, but it can be the killer of creativity, concludes a new study. Optical tool monitors brain's circulatory response to pain 2017-03-22T18:32:54.000000Z A new report demonstrates that an optical imaging tool used to monitor regional blood flow and tissue oxygenation may be used to track the brain's response to acute pain in infants, children, and adults. Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind people 2017-03-22T18:32:36.000000Z The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, as well as cognitive functions (such as memory and language) according to a new study. Silence is golden: Suppressing host response to Ebola virus may help to control infection 2017-03-22T18:32:26.000000Z The Ebola virus causes a severe, often fatal illness when it infects the human body. Initially targeting cells of the immune system called macrophages, white blood cells that absorb and clear away pathogens, a new study has found a way to potentially 'silence' these Ebola virus-infected macrophages.... Use of mobile app reduces number of in-person follow-up visits after surgery 2017-03-22T18:32:17.000000Z Patients who underwent ambulatory breast reconstruction and used a mobile app for follow-up care had fewer in-person visits during the first 30 days after the operation without affecting complication rates or measures of patient-reported satisfaction, according to a study. Surprising new role for lungs: Making blood 2017-03-22T18:32:09.000000Z Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production.