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tiny vortices

Study of Tiny Vortices Could Lead to New Self-Healing Materials, Other...

In the ​“Wizard of Oz” a tornado picks up Dorothy’s house and moves it far away. A bit farfetched, right? But scientists at the Department...
malaria

Drugs That Stop Mosquitoes Catching Malaria Could Help Eradicate the Disease

Preventing transmission of malaria is a key part of efforts to eliminate the disease. A person can be cured of the disease using drugs...
artificial neural networks

Scientists Use Artificial Neural Networks to Predict New Stable Materials

Artificial neural networks—algorithms inspired by connections in the brain—have “learned” to perform a variety of tasks, from pedestrian detection in self-driving cars, to analyzing...
point-of-care diagnostic device

New Test Kit Invented by NUS Researchers Enables Quick, Accurate, and...

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of...
Mitochondria

Mitochondria Come Together to Kill Cancer Cells

Targeting a pathway that controls the movement of mitochondria, the powerhouses of all cells, could reduce cancer invasiveness and resistance to radiotherapy. A team of...
understanding emotionsvideo

Understanding Emotions in the Brain Could Lead to the Discovery of...

Lauri Nummenmaa presents several studies in succession, concluding each one with a joke. The audience invariably laughs, making the speaker smile with satisfaction. If he...
2D hydrogels

UTA Researcher Creates Hydrogels Capable of Complex Movement

Living organisms expand and contract soft tissues to achieve complex, 3D movements and functions, but replicating those movements with man-made materials has proven challenging. A...
Biological Cells

Shining a New Light on Biological Cells

A research team from the University of Göttingen has commissioned a worldwide unique microscope combination at DESY's X-ray source PETRA III to gain novel...
Protocell

Protocell Guests Flee the Nest

The work opens new perspectives to develop synthetic soft materials endowed with life-like properties. Living cells cooperate and compete with each other to maximise their...
Colorectal cancer

Tipping the Scales

The regulatory protein c-MYC plays an important role in promoting the development of many types of tumors. c-MYC is a transcription factor that controls...
Piezoelectric Materials

Pushing ‘Print’ on Large-Scale Piezoelectric Materials

The production of motion sensing devices in mobile phones could become cheaper and more energy-efficient through pioneering work on piezoelectrics by researchers at RMIT. Researchers...
Cannibalistic materials

Cannibalistic Materials Feed on Themselves to Grow New Nanostructures

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory induced a two-dimensional material to cannibalize itself for atomic “building blocks” from which stable...
neurons

Watching Neurons in Action

Our brain cells control every aspect of our lives – from the movements we make to the memories we form. But capturing the activity...
solar cell material

Shining X-Ray Light on Perovskites for Better Solar Cells

Named after a mineral discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, perovskites have taken center stage as a class of materials with properties that...
Carbon Material

Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

The Science In 2015, a team from Argonne National Laboratory created a material with superlubricity (near-zero friction) at engineering scale. The material contained graphene and...
Nipah Virus

Super-Resolution Microscope Reveals Secrets of Deadly Nipah Virus

The deadly Nipah virus and others like it assemble themselves in a much more haphazard manner than previously thought, new UBC research has found....
quantum processors

Scientists Make Leap in Simulating Quantum Particles

New quantum theory research, led by academics at the University of St Andrews’ School of Physics, could transform the way scientists predict how quantum particles...
heatwave

2018-2022 Expected to Be Abnormally Hot Years

This summer's world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a study led by Florian...
turbulent mixingvideo

When Mixing Granular Matter, Order Among Disorder

Mixing liquids is easy, or at least scientifically understood: a drop of food coloring will eventually mix into a cup of water through diffusion,...
geothermal springs

The Mystery of 1000 Springs

The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique insight into their make-up. The million dollar MBIE-funded 1000 Springs Project has had its first...