Friday, March 22, 2019
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Study Finds That Humans Can Think Like Computers

Even powerful computers, like those that guide self-driving cars, can be tricked into mistaking random scribbles for trains, fences, or school buses....
melanoma

New Studies Aim to Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

A pair of studies led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers could aid in improved diagnosis for melanoma,...
Trigger Warnings

Trigger Warnings Do Little to Reduce People’s Distress, Research Shows

Trigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive content are increasingly popular, especially on college campuses, but research suggests that they have minimal...
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Tree Rings Show Water Loss Limits Global Forest Growth

New strategies aimed at conservation and sustainability play a crucial role in stemming the loss of biodiversity recorded around Europe and the...

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Materials Could Delay Frost up to 300 Times Longer Than Existing...

Most techniques to prevent frost and ice formation on surfaces rely heavily on heating or liquid chemicals that need to be repeatedly...

electric mobility

Mobility: New Quick Charging System for E-Bikes

The e-bike market is booming. Thanks to electric support, cyclists can choose their routes more freely, elderly people can stay mobile, and...
Fish Oil

Soybean Oil or Fish Oil? This Study’s Result Surprised Wilmot Cancer Researchers

Investigators discovered, unexpectedly, that soybean oil was better than fish oil for reducing cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer survivors.
optical communications

Unlocking the Untapped Potential of Light in Optical Communications

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have fabricated a multiplexer/demultiplexer module based on a property of light that was not being exploited in communications...
Memory Modules

Researchers Find Strong Performance, Complexities, and Puzzles in Intel’s Optane DIMMs

University of California San Diego computer scientists have completed the first comprehensive evaluation of Intel’s new Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Modules...
diabetes and cancer

Discovery of How Organs Form Helps Stem Cell Researchers in Their Quest to Develop...

In a new study, researchers at the University of Copenhagen show that the development of a certain type of immature stem cells...
antibiotic vancomycin

Gene Identified That Increases Risk of Antibiotic Reaction

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have identified a gene that increases the risk for a severe and potentially life-threatening...
Red Meat Allergy

Likelihood of Tick Bite to Cause Red Meat Allergy Could Be Higher than Previously...

Until now it has been believed that in order for a tick to trigger an allergic immune response to alpha-gal in humans,...
cytonemes

Precision Signaling Architecture Discovered in Non-Neural Cells that Direct Development

While virtually all cells in an animal’s body communicate with their neighbors in one way or another, many scientists thought that only...
Photonic crystal

Putting Photons in Jail

A miniature prison for photons, that is the nanocavity discovered by scientists of the University of Twente. It is an extremely small...

UNSW to Develop Hydrogen Storage for Renewables

lithium-ion batteries
A system that stores renewable energy as hydrogen and is safer for home use than lithium-ion batteries is on the horizon for researchers at...

Mobility: New Quick Charging System for E-Bikes

electric mobility
The e-bike market is booming. Thanks to electric support, cyclists can choose their routes more freely, elderly people can stay mobile, and...

Advances Point the Way to Smaller, Safer Batteries

batteries
People don’t ask too much from batteries: Deliver energy when it’s needed and for as long as it is wanted, recharge quickly...