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Fiber Optic Sensor

Fiber Optic Sensor Measures Tiny Magnetic Fields

Researchers have developed a light-based technique for measuring very weak magnetic fields, such as those produced when neurons fire in the brain. The inexpensive...
HIV infection

International Panel Releases New Guidelines for HIV Treatment and Prevention

The International Antiviral Society – USA Panel has released updated recommendations for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection in adults, as published in the Journal...
Hotter bodies fight infections

Hotter Bodies Fight Infections and Tumours Better

Higher body temperatures speed our bodies' responses to infections, wounds and tumours - researchers at the Universities of Warwick and Manchester prove Slight...
DNA strands in nanopores

Imec Demonstrates Direct Optical Reading of Single-Molecule DNA Bases in Modified...

In a Nature Communications paper published this week (https://rdcu.be/MYO6), imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, describes a new...
plant evolution

Plants Colonised the Earth 100 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

For the first four billion years of Earth’s history, our planet’s continents would have been devoid of all life except microbes. All of this changed...
SNAPSCAN

Imec’s High-Speed Ultrasonic SNAPSCAN Camera Enables Hyperspectral Imaging Acquisition in Less...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate at this week’s SPIE Photonics West...
Biometric Authentication

JCB to Test Multipurpose Biometric Authentication

JCB Co., Ltd., announced that JCB will be running a trial of multipurpose server-based visible light palm authentication in February at JCB headquarters in...
tuberculosis

Double Strike Against Tuberculosis

In search of new strategies against life-threatening tuberculosis infections, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as Harvard University and...
necroptosis, phosphorus

Newly Discovered Fungus Feeds Phosphorus to Plants

Every plant is populated by numerous microorganisms. Members in this so-called microbiome are also numerous fungi from the soil. The research group of Prof....
sleep

Researchers Reveal New Insights into Why Sleep Is Good for Our...

Researchers at the University of York have shed new light on sleep’s vital role in helping us make the most of our memory. Sleep, they...
virtual eye

Sophomore Develops Virtual “Eye” for Blind

Maitri Mangal is part of a Binghamton University team that hopes to develop a device that can act as “eyes” for the visually impaired. The...
skin cancer

Group Tests Topical Treatment Strategy for Fighting Skin Cancer

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP), in Brazil, are testing a technique in mice that combines low-intensity electric current with a formulation...
quantum

The Global Quantum Race Is On

From a quiet existence in physicists’ laboratories, hidden away as basic research and experiments, over just a few short years quantum mechanics has become...
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A Protein to Make Sperm

“Infertility is generally perceived to be mostly a female problem, but this is wrong,” says Philipp Kaldis, researcher from A*STAR. Kaldis studies the development...
hiv vaccine

Study Clears Important Hurdle Towards Developing an HIV Vaccine

For a vaccine to work, its effects need to be long lasting. It isn’t practical to require people to come back every 6-12 months...
video

Imperial Researcher Develops Recyclable Surfboard in World First

Dr Nathaniel Petre, from the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London, has 3D printed a surfboard that is comparably cheaper to...
dogs

Modern Domestic Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin

By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, Ph.D., of Stony Brook University...
batteries

Soundwaves Can Detect Flaws in Batteries Before They Discharge Totally or...

Americans are embracing the electric cars and the Europeans are catching up. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the sales of battery-powered cars in...
semiconductors

Iron Secrets Behind Superconductors Unlocked

"This may come in very handily in future attempts to 'tailor' new superconductors", says Brian Møller Andersen, condensed matter physicist at NBI and one of the...
flowers

Flowers Actively Communicate with Environment

Floral volatiles play an important role in attracting pollinators such as bees and moths to ensure fertilisation and seed set. In fact, seed and...