Monday, November 20, 2017
asthma

Can Asthma Be Controlled with a Vitamin Supplement?

The shortness of breath experienced by the nearly 26 million Americans who suffer from asthma is usually the result of inflammation of the airways....
snowstorms

Shape of Lake Ontario Generates White-Out Blizzards, Study Shows

A 6-foot-wide snow blower mounted on a tractor makes a lot of sense when you live on the Tug Hill Plateau. Tug Hill, in...
galaxies

Duo of Titanic Galaxies Caught in Extreme Starbursting Merger

The two extremely bright and massive galaxies have been caught in the act of merging in the early universe. These so-called hyper-luminous starburst galaxies...
sugarcane

Novel Nitrogen Management Method Helps Mitigate GHG Emissions of Sugarcane Fields

Discovering how soil microorganisms process the fertilizer and organic residues used in sugarcane cultivation can help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and make ethanol production...

solar cell

Twisting Molecule Wrings More Power from Solar Cells

The Science Inside a solar cell, sunlight excites electrons. But these electrons often don’t last long enough to go on to power cell phones or...

melanoma

Researchers Use a Skin Patch, Infrared Light, and Melanin to Battle Melanoma

Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model....
space mission

Launching a Space Mission from the Deepest Ocean

Scientists from Harvard and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institutionare collaborating on deep-sea technologies that could be a model for exploring oceans on the moons...
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...
obesity

Gene Prompts Cells to Store Fat, Fueling Obesity

Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least...
climate change

Texas’ Odds of Harvey-Scale Rainfall to Increase by End of Century

As the city of Houston continues to recover and rebuild following the historic flooding unleashed by Hurricane Harvey, the region will also have to...
superconductivity

Method for Enhancing Superconductivity by Laser Irradiation

A University of Tokyo research group has found that the superconductivity of materials in strongly correlated electron systems—that is, materials characterized by strong interactions...
stem cell

Improving the Neuron Factory – New Modulator of Stem Cell Identity found

As the origin of multicellular organisms, pluripotent stem cells can differentiate into all the cell types of the body. These cells can replicate indefinitely...
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New Technology Makes Artificial Intelligence More Private and Portable

Technology developed at the University of Waterloo is paving the way for artificial intelligence (AI) to break free of the internet and cloud computing. New...
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...

New Photocatalyst Converts Carbon Dioxide to 99% Pure Fuel

nanocatalyst
A KAIST research team led by Professor Hyunjoon Song of the Department of Chemistry developed a metal oxide nanocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide to...

Twisting Molecule Wrings More Power from Solar Cells

solar cell
The Science Inside a solar cell, sunlight excites electrons. But these electrons often don’t last long enough to go on to power cell phones or...

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...