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crystal structure

Out Through the Window

High-resolution crystal structure reveals a new pathway for RNA during a nontraditional form of transcription — the process by which RNA is produced from...
Chemical Reaction

Researchers Discover New Class of Chemical Reaction

A new study led by Michael P. Burke, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has identified the significance of a new class...
Water harvesting

Vapor Harvesting Gets the Edge

Water harvesting is an age-old technique of collecting atmospheric water vapor. Researchers are looking to nature to learn about the efficiency of surfaces used...
crab nebula

New Observations Reveal Crab Nebula’s Polarised Emissions for First Time

The researchers' observations of polarised X-rays from the Crab Nebula and Pulsar, published today in Scientific Reports, may help explain sudden flares in the...
Antibiotic Resistance

New Ultrafast Method for Determining Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing medical problem that threatens human health globally. One important contributory factor in the development of resistance is the incorrect...
Artificial sweeteners

Are Artificial Sweeteners Counterproductive When Dieting?

Artificial sweeteners combined with a low-carb diet increases food consumption, research reveals. It expands on previous research that explained why artificial sweeteners increase feelings...
cancer

How DNA Damage Turns Immune Cells Against Cancer

Cancer is essentially a disease of the cell replication cycle. The goal of treating the disease is to permanently kill off the cells that...
molecular motor

Microwaves Reveal Detailed Structure of Molecular Motor

A team of scientists has used microwaves to unravel the exact structure of a tiny molecular motor. The nano-machine consists of just a single...
climate

Soils Could Release Much More Carbon than Expected as Climate Warms

The Science Soils contain more carbon than the atmosphere, so how soils respond to warming is crucial to knowing how carbon fluxes in a changing...
spidersvideo

Jumping Spiders Mimic Ants to Defy Predators

Humans aren’t the only actors on the planet. To avoid being eaten, the ant-mimicking jumping spider pretends to be an ant, according to Cornell...
star

Smallest-ever Star Discovered by Astronomers

Our discovery reveals how small stars can be. Alexander Boetticher The smallest star yet measured has been discovered by a team of astronomers led by the...
Visual acuity

Exposure to a Common Visual Illusion May Enhance Your Ability to...

Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research from psychologists at the Universities of...
malaria

Malaria Parasites Sense and Adapt to Their Host’s Nutritional Status

The chances of surviving a malaria infection may be higher when the host consumes fewer calories, according to new research. A new study shows...
Pediatric Disease

Uncovering the Biology of a Painful and Disfiguring Pediatric Disease

Hyaline Fibromatosis Syndrome (HFS) is a rare but severe genetic disease that affects babies, children, and adults. A glassy substance called hyaline accumulates in the skin and...
vegetarianism

Modern European Genes May Favor Vegetarianism

A Cornell study, published May 26 in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, describes how shifts in diets in Europeans after the introduction of...
quantum

Discovering the Ultimate Limit of Heat Transport: Measurements across a Single-Atom...

The Science When electricity flows through circuits, heat is invariably generated and leads to detrimental increases in temperature. The ability to move heat away from...
vaccines

Details of Lassa Virus Structure Could Inform Development of Vaccines, Therapies

A 10-year Lassa virus research project has yielded structural and functional details of a key viral surface protein that could help advance development of...
hormones

Puberty Hormones Trigger Changes in Youthful Learning

A UC Berkeley study of mice reveals, for the first time, how puberty hormones might impede some aspects of flexible youthful learning. “We have found...
Plasmonic Nanostructures

Research Reveals Insights Into Optical Properties of Plasmonic Nanostructures

University of Arkansas researchers have helped define the optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures, work that could lead to improved sensors in security and biomedical...
Fusion Plasma

Scientists Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of Spontaneous Transition of the...

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of...