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Longevity Proteinvideo

Secrets of Longevity Protein Revealed in New Study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism....
graphene

Light May Unlock a New Quantum Dance for Electrons in Graphene

A team of researchers has devised a simple way to tune a hallmark quantum effect in graphene—the material formed from a single layer of...
child development

Baby Brains Help Them Figure It out Before They Try It...

Babies often amaze their parents when they seemingly learn new skills overnight — how to walk, for example. But their brains were probably prepping...
Greenhouse technology

Greenhouse Technology Could Be the Future of Food

CU Boulder engineers have received a $2.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that...
gyroscopes

UChicago Scientists Use Gyroscopes to Find Unusual State of Matter

You don’t have to be perfectly organized to pull off a wave, according to University of Chicago scientists. Using a set of gyroscopes linked together,...
Tail Weaponry

Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail...

We’re all familiar with those awesome armored giants of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods –Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus – and their amazing, weaponized tails. But...
marmots

Can Being Too Social Take Years off Your Life?

Large ground squirrels called yellow-bellied marmots live much longer, on average, if they are less social and more isolated than if they are more...
touch

A ‘Touching Sight’: How Babies’ Brains Process Touch Builds Foundations for...

Touch is the first of the five senses to develop, yet scientists know far less about the baby’s brain response to touch than to,...
graphene

Graphene Flexes Its Muscle

The Science Gas pressure was applied to a crumpled graphene membrane to cause it to bulge and stiffen. The result? The gas pressure revealed that...
hearing loss

‘Exciting’ Breakthrough in Effort to Help Children with Hearing Loss

A Florida State University researcher joined an international team using brain scans and machine-learning algorithms to determine which areas of the brain were most...
video

Soap Opera

A pool of red dye is suspended in a coaster-sized maze filled with milk. Then liquid soap is dropped in, causing the dye to...
gum disease

More Evidence of Link Between Severe Gum Disease and Cancer Risk

Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals with advanced gum disease,...
spintronic

Mysteries a Promising Spintronic Material Revealed

Researchers at UC Riverside used an unconventional approach to determine the strength of the electron spin interactions with the optical phonons in antiferromagnetic nickel...
memory gene

Memory Gene Goes Viral

Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for...
Arctic photosynthesis

Arctic Photosynthetic Capacity and Carbon Dioxide Assimilation Underestimated by Terrestrial Biosphere...

The Science Carbon uptake and loss from the Arctic is highly sensitive to climate change, and these processes are poorly represented in computational models of...
immunotherapy system

Researchers Develop a Remote-Controlled Cancer Immunotherapy System

A team of researchers has developed an ultrasound-based system that can non-invasively and remotely control genetic processes in live immune T cells so that...
autoimmune disease

Study Suggests Hope for a Longer Life for Patients with Rare...

An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in the New England...
molecular wires

Building Molecular Wires, One Atom at a Time

Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now...
Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Breaks the Code to True Love

Right from old-fashioned matchmaking to modern dating services, romantic matchmakers have focused on what singles themselves desired when they assisted them in the hunt...
Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators from other institutions, from the National...