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Tiny crustacean

Tiny Crustacean Had a Heart More Than 400 Million Years Ago

The fossil is a new species of ostracod, a relative of crabs and shrimps, and is just a few millimetres long. Exceptional preservation This particular fossil...
nanovalvesvideo

Valves for Tiny Particles

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed tiny valves that enable individual nanoparticles in liquids to be separated and sorted. The valves can be used...
Glycoproteins

Chemical Octopus Catches Sneaky Cancer Clues, Trace Glycoproteins

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have engineered a chemical trap that exhaustively catches what are called glycoproteins, including minuscule traces that have previously escaped...
quantum fluids

“Frogs” and “Mushrooms” Bubble up in Quantum Fluids

Quantum fluids may mix in very weird ways, according to new computer simulations of exotic states of matter known as Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs). Far in the future, BECs may...
magnetic biosensor

Magnetic Biosensor Array Simplifies the Detection of Genetic and Epigenetic Abnormalities...

Cancer arises when cells acquire errors (mutations) at certain locations in the DNA. These mutations are responsible for the characteristics of the cancer cells,...
sepsis

Sepsis Kills Most in Icus, with 55.7% Mortality Rate

Brazil has an extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in intensive care units (ICUs), surpassing even mortality due to stroke and heart attack...
microfibers

Microfibers and Water Comes a Promising New Material

Investigated for half a century, hydrogels are increasingly finding uses in areas including artificial tissue engineering, sustained drug delivery, surgical adhesives and 3-D bioprinting...
solar

Sustainable Solvent Platform for Photon Upconversion Increases Solar Utilization Efficiency

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have developed a new low-cost, environmentally friendly photon upconversion platform that achieves high thermal stability using deep eutectic solvents. Deep...
nanobots

Nanobots Pass First Stage in ‘Fantastic Voyage’ from Fiction to Fact

A team of scientists have created a new generation of tiny remote controlled nanorobots which could one day allow doctors to diagnose disease and...
nanoscalevideo

A New Way to Mix Oil and Water

The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing...
pregnant women

Pregnant Women Should Be Tested More than Once for the Presence...

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus, which enable identification of the pathogen’s genetic material in body fluids, such as blood, urine, semen and saliva...
Wriggling Microtubules

Wriggling Microtubules Help Explain Coupling of “Active” Defects and Curvature

Imagine a tiny donut-shaped droplet, covered with wriggling worms. The worms are packed so tightly together that they must locally line up with respect...
amoeba

Amoeba-like Oscillating Materials Synthesized in Lab

A research group at the University of Tokyo and their collaborators have created for the first time amoeba-like fluids that oscillate spontaneously between liquid...
microparticles

Study Shows How Rough Microparticles Can Cause Big Problems

New research from North Carolina State University, MIT and the University of Michigan finds that the surface texture of microparticles in a liquid suspension...
drug detector wristbandvideo

Can a Pumpkin-Shaped Molecule Bring a Different Ending to “Breaking Bad”?

Speed, uppers, chalk, glass, crystal, or whatever you prefer to call them, can be instantly detected from biological fluids with a new portable kit...
climate change

Climate Change for Aliens

In February NASA astronomers discovered­­ seven Earth-like planets, potentially harboring life, orbiting the star TRAPPIST-1, not too far from Earth. Scientists have yet to discover...
lymph nodes

Worm Infection Reveals Cross-talk in the Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes are small, kidney-shaped organs found throughout the body. Full of immune cells, their function is to clear out foreign objects and support...
liver cancer

Putting It to the Test

It’s estimated that about 788,000 people worldwide died of liver cancer in 2015, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, according to the latest statistics...
Electronic Skin

Development of Breathable Electronic Skin using Nanofiber Substrate

DGIST’s research team developed the world’s first electronic skin using nanofiber substrates. Unlike electronic skin using conventional plastic and rubber substrates, the research team...
battery

Student Follows Liquid Metal Flow to Build a Better Battery

Meghan Patrick’s goal is to help in the development of sustainable energy. That’s why the rising senior in mechanical engineering at the University of...