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genomics

Lights, Camera, Action of Genes in Development

Levine uses live-imaging and other methods to study the regulation of genes involved in the development of an organism from embryo to adulthood. He...
wireless systems

Southampton Wireless Researchers Prepare for Billions of Connected Devices

Collaborative research between university experts from Southampton and Surrey is helping develop connectivity for future wireless systems that will combine tens of billions of...
Wearable Device

Researchers Develop World’s Smallest Wearable Device

A Northwestern Engineering professor, working in conjunction with the global beauty company L’Oréal, has developed the smallest wearable device in the world. The wafer-thin, feather-light...
HIV drug

New Long-Acting, Less-Toxic Hiv Drug Suppresses Virus in Humanized Mice

A team of Yale researchers tested a new chemical compound that suppresses HIV, protects immune cells, and remains effective for weeks with a single...
Biomanufacturing

Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes

Researchers at NC State University have developed a novel approach that integrates existing technologies to improve the biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from...
drug delivery

Life-Saving Medicines Grow from Fundamental Chemistry, Win Gates Foundation Backing

But Gates Foundation officials posed a new challenge: They wanted to use the technology to produce pediatric drugs to combat widespread killers in the...
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Adequate Choline in Pregnancy May Have Cognitive Benefits for Offspring

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell study suggests.Choline –...
Fluorescent proteins

Bright and Stable: New Acid-Tolerant Green Fluorescent Protein for Bioimaging

Visualizing cellular components and processes at the molecular level is important for understanding the basis of any biological activity. Fluorescent proteins (FPs) are one...
nanoscalevideo

Scientists Lay out Why Some Origami Won’t Fold Under Pressure

Scientists and engineers are fascinated by self-folding structures. Imagine the possibilities: Heart stents that unfold in the right location or pop-up tents that assemble...
drug design

New Structure of Key Protein Holds Clues for Better Drug Design

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have peered deep into the heart of a key protein used in drug design and discovered dynamic...
metalens

Single Metalens Focuses All Colors of the Rainbow in One Point

Metalenses — flat surfaces that use nanostructures to focus light — promise to revolutionize optics by replacing the bulky, curved lenses currently used in...
transistors

IISc Scientists Create Single Device Capable of Dual Transistor Operation

Transistors, the building blocks of modern devices, act like electronic switches controlling the flow of current across circuits. In the last few decades, they...
flexible bonding

Flexible Bonding: Hard and Soft at the Same Time

"MetAK is comparable to an ordinary two-component adhesive from the hardware store, only that more components are mixed together in ours," explains Dr. Roland...
autism

Getting a Jump on It: New Technology Accelerates Autism Diagnosis and...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in 68 children have some form of autism – a rate that has...
ultrasound

Ultrasound Images in a Class of Their Own

Researchers at DTU have led the field for 20 years in developing the imaging technique used in ultrasound scanners, e.g. for scanning of pregnant...
depression

Could Cognitive Interventions Be Useful in Treating Depression?

The study, published recently in the journal Royal Society Open Science, also contributes to ongoing discussion over the viability of CBM in the clinic.Have...
Pancreatic Cells

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

By encapsulating bilirubin within tiny nanoparticles, researchers from North Carolina State University and the Ohio State University have improved the survival rates of pancreatic...
solar

UT Leads International Project to Study the Energy Performance of Solar...

Solar energy systems lead to significantly reduced CO2 emission levels during electricity generation. It is therefore important that these systems offer high energy yields...
RNA and DNA origamivideo

Single-Stranded DNA and RNA Origami Go Live

Nanotechnologists are using DNA, the genetic material present in living organisms, as well as its multifunctional cousin RNA as the raw material in efforts...
floating solarvideo

Columbia Engineers Develop Floating Solar Fuels Rig for Seawater Electrolysis

In a single hour, more energy from the sun hits the Earth than all the energy used by humankind in an entire year. Imagine...