Friday, May 25, 2018
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Potent New Mechanism of Action for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease...

Key Points of Research - Through research on the small molecule analogue of E6007 which is under clinical development as a treatment for inflammatory bowel...
bulb mite

Researchers Discover New Male Variant of Bulb Mite

The bulb mite (Rhizoglyphus robini) is a common pest of numerous crops. Male bulb mites display one of two reproductive tactics and are classified...
Prosthetic Hands

New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands. The work relies on computer models that closely...

diabetes

“Living Drug Factories” May One Day Replace Injections

Patients with diabetes generally rely on constant injections of insulin to control their disease. But MIT spinout Sigilon Therapeutics is developing an implantable, insulin-producing...

rare element tellurium

Rare Element to Provide Better Material for High-Speed Electronics

Purdue researchers have discovered a new two-dimensional material, derived from the rare element tellurium, to make transistors that carry a current better throughout a...
Biomaterial

Biomaterial Developed at Ucla Helps Regrow Brain Tissue After Stroke in Mice

Anew stroke-healing gel created by UCLA researchers helped regrow neurons and blood vessels in mice whose brains had been damaged by strokes. The finding is...
human genome

Transfer RNA Research Addresses a Blind Spot in Understanding of Human Genes

The human genome includes more than 500 genes for transfer RNA (tRNA) molecules, which are essential for making proteins in all living organisms. Scientists...
fatty liver, stroke, sleeping sickness, Sight Loss

Fatty Liver Research to Benefit from Stem Cell

The team has devised a way to probe Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which affects up to one in three people, using cells in a...
piezoelectric ceramic foam

Flexible, Highly Efficient Multimodal Energy Harvesting

A piezoelectric ceramic foam supported by a flexible polymer support provides a 10-fold increase in the ability to harvest mechanical and thermal energy over...
therapies for cancer

First Description of mEAK-7 Gene Could Suggest Path Toward Therapies for Cancer, Other Diseases

For years, researchers have known that a gene called EAK-7 plays an important role in determining how long worms will live. But it remained...
exercise

Six Years of Exercise — or Lack of It — May Be Enough to...

By analyzing reported physical activity levels over time in more than 11,000 American adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that increasing physical activity to...
autonomous boatsvideo

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Could Service Some Cities, Reducing Road Traffic

The future of transportation in waterway-rich cities such as Amsterdam, Bangkok, and Venice — where canals run alongside and under bustling streets and bridges...
electronic nose

Electronic Nose Recognizes a Variety of Scents

Freshly ground coffee, popcorn, bio waste or smoke – in the course of life, we get to know different scents and thanks to our...

Using 3D X-Rays to Measure Particle Movement Inside Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium Ion Batteries
Lithium ion batteries have come a long way since their introduction in the late 1990s. They’re used in many everyday devices, such as laptop...

Self-Assembling 3D Battery Would Charge in Seconds

3D battery
The world is a big place, but it’s gotten smaller with the advent of technologies that put people from across the globe in the...

Newly Discovered Copper and Graphite Combo Could Lead to More Efficient...

lithium-ion batteries
A first-of-its-kind copper and graphite combination discovered in basic energy research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory could have implications for improving...