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Artificial Intelligence

Using Artificial Intelligence to Increase the Rate of Materials Discovery Tenfold

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative with 22 member countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation. The MI...
solar window

Tweaking Quantum Dots Powers-Up Double-Pane Solar Windows

Using two types of “designer” quantum dots, researchers are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation...
RFID technology

Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

Anyone who has ever ordered a new car knows that the list of options is long. The variety of options is constantly growing. Such...
Meteorites

Meteorites from Mars Suffer a Velocity Boost Due to the Material...

Background One hundred and ninety-eight meteorites from Mars have been discovered on Earth as of Sep., 2017. Hypervelocity impacts on Mars have been a widely...
nitrogen starvation

Uncovering Essential Enzymes for Plant Growth During Nitrogen Starvation

A study led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) has found that two key enzymes in plants called PAH1 and PAH21...
infant health

Hydraulic Fracturing Negatively Impacts Infant Health

Health risks increase for infants born to mothers living within 2 miles of a hydraulic fracturing site, according to astudy published Dec. 13 in...
RealityConvertvideo

Building 3-D Models of Molecules with RealityConvert

Denis Fourches wants to make the search for new drugs faster and less expensive. So he uses powerful computers to help model interactions between...
antibiotic

Boosting the Antibiotic Arsenal

MIT researchers have discovered a way to make bacteria more vulnerable to a class of antibiotics known as quinolones, which include ciprofloxacin and are...
multiple sclerosis

Taurine Lends Hand to Repair Cells Damaged in Multiple Sclerosis

New research suggests that administering taurine, a molecule naturally produced by human cells, could boost the effectiveness of current multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies. Scientists...
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A Guidebook for Exotic States

Research on the fragile states of matter that could give traction to the many promises of quantum computing has been given a boost by...
solar cell

Solar Cell Discovery Opens a New Window to Powering Tomorrow’s Cities

Buildings of the future may come equipped with windows that can generate their own electricity, thanks to a finding of a team led by...
sleep apnea, Induced labor, genome editing, Iodine deficiency, surgical pain, food allergies, Zika virus vaccine, mental illness, stroke, obesity, river blindness, malaria, Parkinson’s, gestational diabetes, skin color, HIV vaccine, Kidney Stones, Parkinson’s disease, retinal vein, obesity, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, thyroid, malaria vaccine, HIV, Cushing Syndrome, pregnancy, sports concussions, obesity, HIV-infected people, dust mite allergies, HIV infections, COPD patients, wound healing

Hibernating Ground Squirrels Provide Clues to New Stroke Treatments

In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels. While the animals’ brains...
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Like Father like Child for Weight Gain

It's not only women who should be concerned about the impact of their weight on their children’s health. A*STAR researchers have identified a set...
Alzheimer’s

MIT Research Laid Groundwork for Promising Alzheimer’s-Fighting Drink

Much of Professor Emeritus Richard Wurtman’s career in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences revolved around developing new treatments for diseases and conditions...
solar power

Enhancing Solar Power with ‘Jewels of the Sea’

Diatoms, a kind of algae that reproduces prodigiously, have been called “the jewels of the sea” for their ability to manipulate light. Now, researchers...
Green Algae

Green Algae Could Hold Clues for Engineering Faster-Growing Crops

Scientists have discovered more about how green algae - the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds – is able to siphon carbon...
innovations, biofuel