Monday, October 23, 2017
solar dronevideo

When Solar-Powered Drones Meet Arctic Glaciers

What better place than the Arctic for testing the new generation of solar-powered aircraft? The Autonomous Systems Laboratory ASL has developed a pioneering solar-powered...
genetic code

Key to Expanding Genetic Code Described by Yale Scientists

Yale scientists have described the atomic structure of a protein that is the key tool in efforts by synthetic biologists to expand the genetic...
kidney cancer

Study Reveals Complex Biology, Gender Differences, in Kidney Cancer

A new study is believed to be the first to describe the unique role of androgens in kidney cancer, and it suggests that a...

eczema, solar cells, Antimicrobials, joint disorder, genetics, cancer

A Sputtering Step Closer to Cheaper Solar Cells

In the search for alternatives to silicon-based solar cells, A*STAR researchers are investigating a new material that is cheaper and easier to make, and...

cancer, Kidney Fibrosis, sarcoma, Seizures, Alzheimer’s disease, Kidney Disease, stress, Lung Disease, cancer, blood type, Viral interference, male infants, premature infants, antibodies, breast cancer, DNA repair protein, COX-2 blocker, Alzheimer’s, isoketal-modified proteins, opioids, ebola, nerve degeneration, neurotransmitter, pulmonary fibrosis, schizophrenia

Calcium Intake and Colorectal Cancer

Calcium plays key roles in cellular signaling, proliferation and death. Previous studies exploring the relationship between dietary calcium intake and colorectal cancer have had...
proteins

Study shows Proteins may Prevent Dysfunction and Disease by Relaxing

For many years, we thought that all proteins must fold into complicated shapes to fulfill their functions, looking like thousands of sets of custom-tailored...
digital memories

New Material for Digital Memories of the Future

The phenomenon can be used for small and flexible digital memories of the future, and for completely new types of solar cells. In an article...
milk productsvideo

Using Genetics to Develop New Milk Products

Dutch Black Pied cattle all produce white milk, although the composition of these types of milk differs greatly between cows. Milk fat consists of...
climate change

Rainfall Trends in Arid Regions Buck commonly held Climate Change Theories

However, this link between climate warming and heavy rainfall has only been examined in particular regions where moisture availability is relatively high. Until now, no...
microfluidic device

Microfluidics Probe ‘Cholesterol’ of the Oil Industry

It sounds cliché, but things do get worse before they get better when oil and gas lines are being cleared of contaminants, according to...
cancer, Kidney Fibrosis, sarcoma, Seizures, Alzheimer’s disease, Kidney Disease, stress, Lung Disease, cancer, blood type, Viral interference, male infants, premature infants, antibodies, breast cancer, DNA repair protein, COX-2 blocker, Alzheimer’s, isoketal-modified proteins, opioids, ebola, nerve degeneration, neurotransmitter, pulmonary fibrosis, schizophrenia

New Tools to Combat Kidney Fibrosis

Interstitial fibrosis – excessive tissue scarring – contributes to chronic kidney disease, which is increasing in prevalence in the United States. Raymond Harris, M.D., and...
tropical trees

Tropical Trees Show Coexistence Is Path to Diversity

On small Barro Colorado Island, in the middle of the Panama Canal, hundreds of tree species thrive. Jacob Usinowicz, an ecologist, recalls visiting there...
mosquitovideo

A Mosquito’s Secret Weapon: A Light Touch and Strong Wings

Scientists have found the key to mosquitoes’ stealth takeoffs: They barely push off when making a fast getaway, but instead rely on strong and...

Queensland, China Collaborate on Game-changer Research

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University of Queensland research projects to develop better batteries for renewable energy and a way of predicting crop yields from space have been funded...

A New Way to Harness Wasted Methane

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Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to...

Beyond Biofuels: Berkeley Lab Facility a Catalyst for Broader Bio-based Economy

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When the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) commenced operations in 2012, the...