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cancer typesvideo

Team Research Reveals How Cells ‘Eat and Sleep’ May Impact Several...

From aging to cancer — with quite a bit in between — Katherine Aird, assistant professor of cellular and molecular physiology at Penn State...
business model, supply chain, vloyen

New Business Platform “Moves the Cheese”

Vloyen disrupts the status quo, changing the game and introducing something new
koalas

Australian Scientists Crack the Genetic Code of Koalas

A team of Australian and international scientists – including UNSW Sydney Professor Marc Wilkins – have made a significant breakthrough, successfully sequencing the full koala...
Neural Circuitvideo

Mapping the Neural Circuit Governing Thirst

There are few feelings more satisfying than gulping down water when you are thirsty. But how does your brain know when you are dehydrated...
video

Building Better Batteries to Provide Renewable Energy Anytime, Anywhere

Research on lithium ion batteries — the power source for cellphones and nearly every piece of electronics we use daily — began at UC...
earthquakes

Pressure Points for Human-Induced Earthquakes

Observations of induced earthquakes inspired KAUST researchers to develop a physics-based rupture model to determine the conditions most likely to cause large earthquakes. Potentially...
malaria

Could Deer Hold Clues About the Link Between Malaria Resistance and...

The scientists from Imperial College London say although their research is in its early stages, it shows promise that certain species of deer might...
placenta

How Stem Cells Form the Placenta

Trophoblasts are cells that form the outer layer of a blastocyst*, which attaches itself to the wall of the uterus. In humans, trophoblasts are...
transcriptome

Detecting New Proteins in Behaving Mice

The complexity of living things is driven, in large part, by the huge diversity of cell types. Since all cells of an organism share...
fever

Faster Apprehension of Fever Causes

Fever can be a symptom of a cold, or the warning sign of a serious illness. If the fever lasts longer than three weeks...
metal

Viewing Direction, Light Polarization Give Different Color to New Compound

University of Tokyo researchers have successfully synthesized a new compound containing heavy transition metal element rhenium. The material's color changes from green to orange...
superconductors

On the Hunt for New and Peculiar Superconductors

Superconductors are materials which, at low temperatures, conduct currents with no resistance and without releasing heat. The phenomenon was discovered in 1911 and now...
cancer

“Bubbles” Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer...

A scientific team at the University of Rochester is using innovative technology to discover preventative treatments for salivary gland radiation damage typical for head...
solar cells

Plenty of Room at the Top: Breaking through the Sunlight-to-Electricity Conversion...

The Science Solar-excited “hot” electrons are usually wasted as heat in conventional silicon solar cells. In a new type of solar cell, known as a...
blue halo

Petals Produce a ‘Blue Halo’ That Helps Bees Find Flowers

The disorder we see in petal nanostructures appears to have been harnessed by evolution and ends up aiding floral communication with bees Beverley Glover Latest research...
three-dimensional

Filling the Early Universe with Knots Can Explain Why the World...

The next time you come across a knotted jumble of rope or wire or yarn, ponder this: The natural tendency for things to tangle...
early detection of disease

Is Early Detection of Disease Always an Advantage?

DIAGNOSIS: Ever improving medical technology allows doctors to also discover conditions and precursors of disease that may never progress. To be on the safe...
Exercise

Exercise to Excess

As the media and entertainment industries relentlessly spread the “Thin Ideal,” in which plus-size or “normal” figures are cast in a negative light, increasingly...
chromosomes, obesity, breast cancer, Kidney Disease, Packaging, phosphorus

Chromosomes Find the Perfect Match

Reproduction is made easier by finding the right partner — and it’s no different for the chromosomes inside reproductive cells. Now, an international team...
carnivorous plants

Carnivorous Plant Has Mitochondrial Genome Sequenced

Some 130 species of carnivorous plants are found in practically all biomes in Brazil. To understand how the evolutionary dynamics of this fascinating group...