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Glioblastomas

Is It Possible to Reduce Resistance to Chemotherapy?

Glioblastomas (GBMs) are considered to be the most malignant and dangerous form of brain tumours. The primary form of treatment of these is chemotherapy,...
perovskites

Mixed Valence States in Lead Perovskites: A Possible Avenue to Produce...

Transition metals (TMs) exhibit charge degree of freedom, resulting in interesting properties, such as charge ordering related to metal-insulator transitions, high-temperature superconductivity, colossal magnetoresistance,...
solar fuels

Chemical “Dance” of Cobalt Catalysis Could Pave Way to Solar Fuels

By splitting a water molecule into two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen, scientists can use the boundless energy of the sun to...
hypoxiavideo

Himalayan Powerhouses: How Sherpas Have Evolved Superhuman Energy Efficiency

Sherpas have spent thousands of years living at high altitudes, so it should be unsurprising that they have adapted to become more efficient at...
colorectal cancer, catalyst, clinical guidelines, Fasting Glucose, eye disease, bone metabolism, chronic diseases, antibiotic

Switching to a Low-glycemic Diet May Stop Age-related Eye Disease, Study...

A study in mice finds that development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching from a high-glycemic diet (starches as are...
berkelium

Supercomputing Mimics Berkelium Experiments to Validate New Find

The Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has enabled scientists to explore an unexpected oxidation state in the rare, radioactive...

New Study Reveals the Mystery Behind the Formation of Hollowed Nanoparticles...

Rust usually indicates neglect; it undermines the structures and tools we rely on every day, from cars to bridges and buildings.But if carefully controlled,...

Study: Early Organic Carbon Got Deep Burial in Mantle

Rice University petrologists who recreated hot, high-pressure conditions from 60 miles below Earth’s surface have found a new clue about a crucial event in...
metal oxidation

New study reveals the mystery behind the formation of hollowed nanoparticles...

Rust usually indicates neglect; it undermines the structures and tools we rely on every day, from cars to bridges and buildings.But if carefully controlled,...
atmospheric sulfate and nitrate

Isotopic Makeup of Atmospheric Sulfate and Nitrate

Oxygen has three stable isotopes (16O, 17O and 18O). Enrichment of 17O relative to the dominant 16O is normally about half of that of...
molecular plutonium

Unexpected Oxidation State for Molecular Plutonium Discovered

New chemical form paves the way for additional transuranic revelationsResearchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in collaboration with the University of California – Irvine...
Metamaterial

Chiral Metamaterial Produces Record Optical Shift Under Incremental Power Modulation

The researchers recently demonstrated properties of their chiral metamaterial, in which they spectrally modified two absorptive resonances by incrementally exposing the material to power...
ionotronic nanodevices

Researchers Pave the Way for Ionotronic Nanodevices

Ionotronic devices rely on charge effects based on ions, instead of electrons or in addition to electrons. These devices open new opportunities for creating...
smoking

A Case Where Smoking Helped

There’s at least one person in the world for whom smoking has a beneficial effect, and it took an international collaboration of scientists led...
periodic table

Manchester Researchers Enter the ‘Wild West’ of Chemistry to Reveal a...

Researchers at The University of Manchester have entered the “Wild West” of the periodic table to finally solve a decades-old scientific challenge – and...
Periodic Table

Chemistry for the Bottom of the Periodic Table

The ScienceThe chemical properties of “super heavy” element 113 are almost completely unknown, so a team of researchers from the Cyclotron Institute at Texas...
water splitting

Controlling Electron Spin Makes Water Splitting More Efficient

Hydrogen has been referred to as the fuel of the future but its generation is still not efficient enough. One of the production methods...
obesity

Genetic Variables Linked to Obesity Are Investigated

Why is it harder to lose weight for some people than others? Why do most, but not all, dieters regain weight? Why do obese...
Fossil fuel

Fossil Fuel Formation: Key to Atmosphere’s Oxygen?

For the development of animals, nothing — with the exception of DNA — may be more important than oxygen in the atmosphere.Oxygen enables the...
DNA sequences

New Way for Measuring DNA Modification That Helps Initialize Cell Functions

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a new analytical method that uses the rare metal tungsten to measure 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC), a marker...