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complex splitting water

Researchers Capture New Images of Photosynthetic Protein Complex Splitting Water

When Earth was formed, the atmosphere was rich in carbon dioxide and no free oxygen molecules were present. Early life forms, comparable to present...
Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Treatment Shows Unique Results

“I believe we soon can offer the first approved drug for Alzheimer’s disease,” says Lars Lannfelt, Senior Professor of Geriatrics, whose research sparks hope...
fungal fratricide

Unravelling the Genetics of Fungal Fratricide

Selfish genes are genes that are passed on to the next generation but confer no advantage on the individual as a whole, and may...
radio frequency amplifiers

Improved Amplifier Technology for Use in Positron Emission Tomography

In the EU project ENEFRF, researchers at the Ångström Laboratory are working on improving the radio frequency amplifiers that will make technology for cancer...
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New Knowledge About Retrovirus-Host Coevolution

Retroviruses, such as HIV in humans, must become part of the host cell’s nuclear DNA to produce new viruses. Over timescales of millions of...
hydrogen gas

Artificial Enzymes Convert Solar Energy into Hydrogen Gas

Hydrogen gas has long been noted as a promising energy carrier, but its production is still dependent on fossil raw materials. Renewable hydrogen gas...
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New Study Shows Cells Produce Specialised Protein Factories Under Stress

Most functions in a cell are controlled by proteins. They are formed inside the cells in special protein factories called ribosomes. Different cells, i.e....
climate

Climate Researcher: “More Measurements Needed”

As a climate researcher, she is used to people trying to link different weather phenomena – such as the unusually warm and dry summer...
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Surgery Often Sufficient to Avoid Recurrence in Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is usually treated with surgery but to reduce the risk for recurrence chemotherapy is also administered in some cases. Thanks to an...
Retroviruses, specialised ribosomes, colon cancer, Sleep Loss, brain cell, bacteriophages, drug molecules, protein CD93, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistance, cancer, melanoma, anti myeloma, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, paper battery, genetic, Brain tumours, sperm, epigenetic, Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, genes, solar power, colorectal cancer, epigenetic , dementia, brain treatments, glioblastoma, bladder cancer, Genetic, tumours metastasise, cultured cells, HIV and MDR-TB, magnetic materials, blood test results, Genetics, brain tumour, sleep, motor skills, Chameleonic, gut microbiota, genes, pollutants, penicillin, brain tumours, aneurysms

How Sleep Loss May Contribute to Adverse Weight Gain

Epidemiological studies have shown that the risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes is elevated in those who suffer from chronic sleep loss or...
good sperm

There Is Not One Kind of “Good Sperm” – It Depends...

Getting a big family can be a difficult business in nature. If you are a male bird, you have to work hard to secure...
Shark Diversity

The End-Cretaceous Extinction Unleashed Modern Shark Diversity

This finding is reported this week in Current Biology. As part of a larger scientific endeavour aiming to understand the diversity of fossil sharks, a...
Bali Volcano

Eruptive Behaviour and Magma Storage at Bali Volcano

In November 2017, Mount Agung on Bali erupted for the first time since 1963 and the activity is still ongoing as of July 2018....
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New Research Detects Brain Cell That Improves Learning

When a person with dementia forgets having just eaten dinner, it is due to hippocampus damage. In contrast, the same person can describe in...
smart electric vehicle charging

Collaborative Project to Develop Smart Electric Vehicle Charging

The aim of the project is to combine the knowledge and experience with mathematical modelling of complex systems found at Uppsala University with the...
fastest water heater

Uppsala Researchers Create World’s Fastest Water Heater

In the experiment, a micrometre-thin jet of water was shot with extremely intense and ultrashort flashes of X-rays using the Linac Coherent Light Source...
Retroviruses, specialised ribosomes, colon cancer, Sleep Loss, brain cell, bacteriophages, drug molecules, protein CD93, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistance, cancer, melanoma, anti myeloma, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, paper battery, genetic, Brain tumours, sperm, epigenetic, Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, genes, solar power, colorectal cancer, epigenetic , dementia, brain treatments, glioblastoma, bladder cancer, Genetic, tumours metastasise, cultured cells, HIV and MDR-TB, magnetic materials, blood test results, Genetics, brain tumour, sleep, motor skills, Chameleonic, gut microbiota, genes, pollutants, penicillin, brain tumours, aneurysms

Virus Genes from City Pond Rescue Bacteria

Bacteriophages are the most numerous organisms on Earth (about1031). Every day, they infect and kill 15–30% of all bacteria in the world’s oceans. In...
Retroviruses, specialised ribosomes, colon cancer, Sleep Loss, brain cell, bacteriophages, drug molecules, protein CD93, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistance, cancer, melanoma, anti myeloma, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, paper battery, genetic, Brain tumours, sperm, epigenetic, Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, genes, solar power, colorectal cancer, epigenetic , dementia, brain treatments, glioblastoma, bladder cancer, Genetic, tumours metastasise, cultured cells, HIV and MDR-TB, magnetic materials, blood test results, Genetics, brain tumour, sleep, motor skills, Chameleonic, gut microbiota, genes, pollutants, penicillin, brain tumours, aneurysms

Lipid “Trap” Inside Cells Reduces Drug Effectiveness

After administration, drug molecules have to travel a long way before they reach their site of action, which in many cases is located inside...
Retroviruses, specialised ribosomes, colon cancer, Sleep Loss, brain cell, bacteriophages, drug molecules, protein CD93, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistance, cancer, melanoma, anti myeloma, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, paper battery, genetic, Brain tumours, sperm, epigenetic, Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, genes, solar power, colorectal cancer, epigenetic , dementia, brain treatments, glioblastoma, bladder cancer, Genetic, tumours metastasise, cultured cells, HIV and MDR-TB, magnetic materials, blood test results, Genetics, brain tumour, sleep, motor skills, Chameleonic, gut microbiota, genes, pollutants, penicillin, brain tumours, aneurysms

CD93 Protein Suggests New Strategy to Inhibit Cancer

Blood vessels in tumours have a different molecular composition as compared to normal vessels. This results in an abnormal function of the tumour vessels,...
Star Formation

Giant Telescope Reveals Star Formation Shortly After Big Bang

In an article in the journal Nature, an international research team reports how, using the giant ALMA and VLT telescopes, they discovered signatures of...