Monday, November 20, 2017
childhood blindness

Research at VTCRI Reveals Biological Mechanism of a Leading Cause of...

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) have revealed the pathology of cells and structures stricken by optic nerve hypoplasia, a leading...
type 2 diabetes

Study Reveals How a Very Low Calorie Diet Can Reverse Type...

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models....
liquid crystal devices

Photopolymerization-Triggered Molecular Motion for Flexible Liquid Crystal Display

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and McGill University have developed a new dye-free photoalignment method that enables 2D patterns of liquid...
tropical forests

A Chemical Thermometer for Tropical Forests

The Science In the tropics, forests consume large amounts of carbon dioxide through photosynthesis. Elevated temperatures suppress carbon dioxide absorption while promoting plants to emit...

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Less Is More to Produce Top-Notch 2D Materials

Molybdenum trioxide (MoO3) has potential as an important two-dimensional (2D) material, but its bulk manufacture has lagged behind that of others in its class....

sleep

Researchers Reveal New Insights into Why Sleep Is Good for Our Memory

Researchers at the University of York have shed new light on sleep’s vital role in helping us make the most of our memory. Sleep, they...
Ibuprofen

​Ibuprofen May Block Damage from Fetal-Alcohol Exposure

An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, a new study suggests. Ibuprofen reduced neuroinflammation...
influenza A virus

Flu Researchers Discover New Mechanism for Battling Influenza

Just as flu season swings into full gear, researchers from the CU Boulder and University of Texas at Austin have uncovered a previously unknown...
robot

Trinity Engineers Unveil Ireland’s First Prototype Robot for Assisted Care

Robotics engineers from Trinity today unveiled the first prototype robot designed to work in assisted care facilities and help the elderly and people living with...
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Salt, Inflammation and Hypertension

Although dietary salt intake positively correlates with blood pressure, the mechanisms linking salt to hypertension are not well understood. In the Oct. 24 Cell Reports,...
insecticides

U of S Research Reveals Controversial Insecticides Are Toxic to Songbirds

“Studies on the risks of neonicotinoids have often focused on bees that have been experiencing population declines. However, it is not just bees that...
electromagnetic scattering

New Theory Could Open Potent New Applications for Light

One bar, two bars — it’s an all-too-common problem. You’re in a large building, driving in a remote area, or even right in the...
Chronic marijuana

Booze and Pot in Teen Years Lessen Life Success

Young adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol are less likely to achieve adult life goals, according to new research by UConn Health scientists presented...
fluid dynamicsvideo

How to Float Your Coffee Creamer

A drop or two of cold cream in hot coffee can go a long way toward improving one’s morning. But what if the two...

Renaissance of the Iron–Air Battery

metal air batteries
Iron–air batteries promise a considerably higher energy density than present-day lithium-ion batteries. In addition, their main constituent – iron – is an abundant and...

Unleashing Sulfur’s Potential

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Hollow sulfur nanospheres wrapped inside sheets of molybdenum disulfide could form the ideal cathode material for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries, research from...

To Find New Biofuel Enzymes, It Can Take a Microbial Village

Biofuel Enzymes
A new study led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), based at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), demonstrates...