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  • When nephrologist Ramón García Trabanino began working at San Salvador's Hospital Nacional Rosales as a medical student, the huge number of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients startled him. So in 1999, he did a study and found that two-thirds of the patients did not have diabetes, hypertension,...
  • Enceladus' water vapor jets, emitted from the southern polar region| Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech and Space Science Institute Enceladus, one of Saturn's smaller moons, can join the ranks of outer solar system moons that appear to have liquid water beneath their surfaces, researchers say. New...
  • For the first time, researchers have fused snippets of synthetic DNA to build a eukaryotic chromosome in yeast, which like plants and animals, bundles its genetic material into a nucleus. The technical feat is reported in the 28 March issue of Science . Critically, the researchers designed the...
  • Science Deputy News Editor Leslie Roberts has received a 2013 Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism from the Association of Health Care Journalists for her story about polio eradication in northern Nigeria. The October 2013 Science story (free with registration) won first place in the...
  • Parasitic cuckoos have some smelly ways of protecting their host nests. | AAAS The great spotted cuckoo is a nest parasite that sneaks its eggs into the nests of other birds, but new research shows that such parasitism isn't always a bad thing for the cuckoo's hosts. When they are chicks, these...
  • Scientists have discovered inexpensive materials that can convert natural gas into useful chemicals under mild conditions, a new study in the 14 March issue of the journal Science reports. This approach may eventually compete with technologies for generating the same chemicals from petroleum, a...
  • A potent drug to prevent HIV infection, now in clinical trials, has been reformulated into a long-acting injectable drug that can protect macaque monkeys from the simian/human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) for more than two months at a time. SHIV is a hybird virus that combines parts of the simian...
  • Black holes release more energy into their host galaxies than previously thought, a new study suggests. This finding, reported in the 28 February issue of the journal Science , may help astronomers better understand black holes' effects on their host galaxies. A black hole grows as gas from space...