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battery

New Fast-Charging Flow Battery Aims To Advance The State-Of-The-Art In Energy...

Masdar Institute researchers have engineered a novel non-aqueous low-cost flow battery equipped with fast-charging that is able to charge itself in half the time...
Intestinal Inflammation, Parkinson’s disease, Gonorrhea, sclerosis, mammalian, bowel syndrome, pregnancy, cancer, zika virus, HIV, immunotherapy, glioblastoma, stem cells, Metabolic proteins, HIV, protein, prostate cancer, autism, heart failure, DNA, autism disorders

High-fat Diet Leads to Same Intestinal Inflammation as a Virus

Findings A new study by scientists at UCLA found that when mice eat a high-fat diet, the cells in their small intestines respond the same...
graphene

Rice U. Chemists Create 3-D Printed Graphene Foam

Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China’s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. The research could yield...
atmosphere

Study Reinforces the Amazon Forest’s Importance in Regulating Atmospheric Chemistry

Airborne measurements made as part of the Green Ocean Amazon experiment (GOAmazon) show that the Amazon rainforest emits at least three times more isoprene...
Huntington

Gene Editing Reverses Huntington’s in Mouse Model

Disrupting a problematic gene in brain cells can reverse Huntington's disease pathology and motor symptoms in a mouse model of the inherited neurological disorder,...
brain scan

New Technique Makes Brain Scans Better

People who suffer a stroke often undergo a brain scan at the hospital, allowing doctors to determine the location and extent of the damage....
Uric Acid

Novel Mechanism of Uric Acid’s Inflammatory Action Described

Everything happens very quickly, in a matter of milliseconds. The chemical reactions between uric acid and enzymes in the bloodstream play a key role...
Celiac Disease

Infections in Early Life Associated with Increased Risk for Celiac Disease

In previous publications, a team of scientists led by Professor Anette-Gabriele Ziegler had already demonstrated an association between infections in early childhood and the...
climatevideo

Wet and Stormy Weather Lashed California Coast…8,200 Years Ago

The weather report for California 8,200 years ago was exceptionally wet and stormy. That is the conclusion of a paleoclimate study that analyzed stalagmite records...
climate change

Measuring Biological Dust in the Wind

In the popular children’s story “Horton Hears a Who!” author Dr. Seuss tells of a gentle and protective elephant who stumbles upon a speck...
lung cancer

Southampton Discovery Could Guide Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

Scientists have discovered a new type of immune cell that could predict which lung cancer patients will benefit most from immunotherapy treatment, according to...
X-ray laser

First Atomic Structure of an Intact Virus Deciphered with an X-ray...

An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle...
oxygen

Oxygen: The Jekyll and Hyde of Biofuels

Vital to life on this planet, oxygen has a sinister and ravenous side that harms plants and biofuel production. That's why the Department of...
Atopic Dermatitis

Scientists Identify Single-gene Mutations That Lead to Atopic Dermatitis

Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead toatopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin disease. Scientists from the National Institute...
crystals

Jumping Crystals Produce Sound Waves

Scientists have been fascinated by thermosalient crystals for some time: when placed on a hotplate, these inconspicuous crystals suddenly propel themselves upwards, leaping to...
space junk

Space Junk: The Cluttered Frontier

Hundreds of millions of pieces of space junk orbit the Earth daily, from chips of old rocket paint, to shards of solar panels, and...
Climate satellite

Climate Satellite: Tracking Methane with Robust Laser Technology

Heatwaves in the Arctic, longer periods of vegetation in Europe, severe floods in West Africa – starting in 2021, scientists want to explore the...
wind turbines

Wind Turbines Can Pick up the Slack on Coldest Days

During winter in Great Britain, warmer periods are often windier, while colder periods are often calmer, due to the prevailing weather patterns. Colder periods...
superconductivity

Nickel for Thought: Compound Shows Potential for High-temperature Superconductivity

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has identified a nickel oxide compound as an unconventional but...
Glutamine

NIH Study: Glutamine Suppresses Herpes in Mice and Guinea Pigs

Glutamine supplements can suppress reactivation of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in mice and guinea pigs, according to findings recently published in the Journal of...