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Science Daily is an American website that aggregates press releases and publishes lightly edited press releases (a practice called churnalism ) about science, similar to and EurekAlert! New research links common RNA modification to obesity (October 18, 2011) – Scientists have discovered that a pervasive human RNA modification provides the physiological underpinning of the genetic regulatory process that contributes to obesity and type II diabetes… > full story.

The fossil horseshoe crabs were recovered in the course of fieldwork studies on ancient tropical seashore deposits, providing yet another important link to their modern descendants that are today found along warmer seashores of the eastern United States and the Indian Ocean.

But connections alone don’t tell you the whole story, and the researchers then ranked each of the characters using a several different measures, including PageRank – the algorithm that Google users in its search engine – to reward characters based on how important their associates were.science daily

Biomarker-guided heart failure treatment significantly reduces complications (October 18, 2011) – Adding regular testing for blood levels of a biomarker of cardiac distress to standard care for the most common form of heart failure may significantly reduce the incidence of cardiovascular complications, a new study finds… > full story.

Profanity in TV and video games linked to teen aggression (October 18, 2011) – A total of 223 middle school students completed surveys on their aggression, preferred media, time spent viewing media, perceived aggression in their favorite shows and games, beliefs about profanity and profanity use.science dailyscience daily