Sunday, August 28, 2016
proteins

Mapping Signal Paths in Proteins Could Reveal New Direction for Drug...

Proteins are molecules found within every cell in the human body that carry out a wide range of functions essential for life. Many proteins...
protein

Scientists Challenge Recommendation That Men with More Muscle Need More Protein

Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not...
combustion byproducts

Understanding hazardous combustion byproducts reduces factors impacting climate change 

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Combustion Research Facility are developing the understanding necessary to build cleaner combustion technologies that will in turn reduce climate impact.Their work...
combustion byproducts

Understanding hazardous combustion byproducts reduces factors impacting climate change 

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Combustion Research Facility are developing the understanding necessary to build cleaner combustion technologies that will in turn reduce climate impact.Their work...

topological insulators

Defects, Electrons, and a Long-Standing Controversy

Scientists explain diverse results around a material that is both insulator and conductor and offer chemical roadmap to harness it.

ear infections

A New Eye on the Middle Ear

A new device developed by researchers at MIT and a physician at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center could greatly improve doctors’ ability to accurately diagnose...
pathogenic bacteria

A New Path for Killing Pathogenic Bacteria

Mycobacteria are a category of pathogenic bacteria that causes tuberculosis, leprosy, and various infections that harm people with compromised immune systems, e.g. AIDS patients....
cell boundary

Elongation by Contraction

Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new mechanism of cell boundary elongation. Elongation and...
suicides

Disruptions to Sleep Patterns Lead to an Increased Risk of Suicides

The link between sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviours is made starkly clear in new research from The University of Manchester, published in...
quantum coupling

Light and Matter Merge in Quantum Coupling

Where light and matter intersect, the world illuminates. Where light and matter interact so strongly that they become one, they illuminate a world of...
Hispanic Paradox

Resolving the ‘Hispanic Paradox’

A new paper co-authored by a UC Santa Barbara researcher reveals that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. The findings,...
rechargeable batteries

New Technology May Give Electric Car Drivers More Miles per Minute of Charging

Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.The patent-pending technology...
Lasers

HKUST Develops Tiny Lasers That Opens New Era for Light-based Computing

Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have fabricated microscopically-small lasers directly on silicon, enabling the future-generation microprocessors to run...
corn fiber

Soluble corn fiber can help young women build bone, and older women preserve bone

Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman’s life – adolescence and post-menopause – can help build and retain calcium...

3-D Printed Structures “Remember” Their Shapes

3-D printed structures
Engineers from MIT and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) are using light to print three-dimensional structures that “remember” their original shapes. Even...

An Effective and Low-Cost Solution for Storing Solar Energy

solar energy
How can we store solar energy for period when the sun doesn’t shine? One solution is to convert it into hydrogen through water electrolysis....

New Technology May Give Electric Car Drivers More Miles per Minute...

rechargeable batteries
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.The patent-pending technology...