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Cancer-Fighting T Cells

New Compound Helps Activate Cancer-Fighting T Cells

Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells are powerful weapons our body’s immune systems count on to fight infection and combat diseases like cancer, multiple...
solar power

Solar Power Advances Possible with New ‘Double-Glazing’ Device

New ‘double-glazed’ solar power device opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics – invented by University of Warwick researchers Totally new...
yoga

Yoga Practitioners Have Thicker Brain Regions Associated with Attention and Memory

The regular practice of yoga can help preserve those brain regions associated with functions such as attention and working memory during the natural aging...
Down syndrome

Promising Down Syndrome Research Expands to Second Site in Brazil

A Case Western Reserve University-led study of a promising medication for people with Down syndrome is going global. Brazilian authorities’ recent approval of a clinical...
chronological order

The Right Order

Why change something when it seems to work well already? Networks have been analysed according to more or less the same pattern for many...
celestial phenomenon

New Study Reveals Light-bending Celestial Phenomenon

The first observation of displacement of a star due to bending of its light by another celestial body other than the Sun is revealed...
small flitters

Because of Small Flitters

The smaller the object, the brighter it dissipates in its surroundings. Think of fine sand grains and coarse gravel stones in the river or...
black hole

Virtual Earth-sized telescope aims to capture first image of a black...

A powerful network of telescopes around the Earth is attempting to create the first image of a black hole, an elusive gravitational sinkhole that...
testosterone

Benefits of Testosterone Therapy in Older Men Are Mixed

Older men with low testosterone levels showed improved bone density and strength, as well as reduced anemia, after one year of testosterone therapy, according...
Parkinson’s disease

Lost in Translation: Parkinson’s Disease Research Undercut by Study Design

In a review of animal studies of Parkinson’s disease therapies, Yale researchers identified trends that may contribute to the lack of success in human...
photoemission

Measuring Time Without a Clock

When light shines on certain materials, it causes them to emit electrons. This is called “photoemission” and it was discovered by Albert Einstein in 1905, winning him...
Quantum

Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical Physicists Striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s called the “problem of time.” In...
Autism

Study: Autism Brain Response Theory a Dead End

A new study out today in the journal Cerebral Cortex challenges the hypothesis that nerve cells in the brains of individuals with Autism Spectrum...