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Transgenic mosquito

Transgenic Mosquito Could Be Key to Combating Arboviruses

Alongside the development of vaccines, the production of genetically modified mosquitoes could become one of the most effective means of combating epidemics of dengue,...
electron camera

SLAC’s Ultra-High-Speed ‘Electron Camera’ Catches Molecules at a Crossroads

An extremely fast “electron camera” at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has produced the most detailed atomic movie of the decisive...
mitochondrialvideo

Mitochondrial DNA and Nuclear DNA: Not so Independent After All

USC researchers have discovered that transfer of vital genetic information within a cell isn’t the one-way telegraph once thought, opening new pathways for understanding...
DNA repair

Scientists Find the Secret to DNA Repair

The cell has its own paramedic team and emergency room to aid and repair damaged DNA, a new USC study reveals. The findings are timely,...
global warming

Transforming Our Lives Can Limit Global Warming to 1.5c Without New...

The new study, published today in Nature Energy, is the first to show how the 1.5oC global warming target can be reached without increasing our...
nuclear and renewable energy

Balancing Nuclear and Renewable Energy

Nuclear power plants typically run either at full capacity or not at all. Yet the plants have the technical ability to adjust to the...
waste storage

Neutrons Inspect Salt-inclusion Materials to Improve Long-term Waste Storage

A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina is using neutrons to develop more durable and efficient materials called waste forms for...
infrasound sensor

New Sandia Balloon-Borne Infrasound Sensor Array Detects Explosions

Sheets of plastic similar to that used for garbage bags, packing tape, some string, a little charcoal dust and a white shoebox-size box are...
ceramics

White Graphene Makes Ceramics Multifunctional

A little hBN in ceramics could give them outstanding properties, according to a Rice University scientist. Rouzbeh Shahsavari, an assistant professor of civil and environmental...
neurodegenerative disease

Cellular Traffic Jam Seen in ALS/FTD

A cellular traffic jam appears to affect neurons in most forms of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and...
Conical Intersection

Non-Adiabatic Reaction Mechanism Identified at Conical Intersection

Research team led by Professor Sang Kyu Kim at KAIST Department of Chemistry observed two distinct reaction pathways that occur at conical intersection where...
T cells

UMD’s IBBR Awarded NIH Grant to Investigate Body’s T-cell Mechanism of...

A new research initiative by the University of Maryland's Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) and the University of Pittsburgh could help uncover...
micro cooler

Leti Develops World’s First Micro-Coolers For CERN Particle Detectors

Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has created the world's first microfluidic circuit for cooling a particle detector, perhaps paving...
dark proteome

Shedding Light on the Dark Proteome with IMB’s Newest Adjunct Director

One of the first analogies that people learn when studying biology is that the specific interaction of proteins is like a lock and key....
mitosis

Research Reveals How Cells Rebuild After Division

When cells divide, they need to rebuild their nucleus and organise their genome. New collaborative research from the University of Bristol demonstrates how cells...
uraniumvideo

Uranium to Replace Plastic? Chemistry Breakthrough Could Pave the Way for...

Uranium can perform reactions that previously no one thought possible, which could transform the way industry makes bulk chemicals, polymers, and the precursors to...
Nuclear Waste

Mainz Physicists Propose a New Method for Monitoring Nuclear Waste

New scientific findings suggest neutrino detectors may play an important role in ensuring better monitoring and safer storage of radioactive material in nuclear waste...
robots

Major Funding to Develop Robots for Extreme Environments

Autonomous Systems’ experts at the University of Liverpool are part of a major UK funding initiative to develop new robotic technologies to improve efficiency...
radioactive waste

A Fast Reactor System to Shorten the Lifetime of Long-Lived Fission...

A team of scientists at Tokyo Tech working in collaboration with Tohoku University, Tokyo City University and Japan Atomic Energy Agency has proposed a...
plutoniumvideo

‘Criticality’ Experiments Enhance Nuclear Safety, Security and Effectiveness

Gathered in a control room deep in the Nevada desert, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos(link is external) national laboratories...