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leukemia cells

New Signaling Pathway for Programmed Cell Death Identified in Leukemia Cells

When adults develop blood cancer, they are frequently diagnosed with what is referred to as acute myeloid leukemia. The disease is triggered by pathological...
biofuels

Water Gunks Up Biofuels Production from Bio-Oils

The Science Creating transportation fuels from wood chips, grasses, or other types of biomass remains a significant scientific challenge. One troubling step in the process...
KdpD

Two sensors for the price of one

Uptake of potassium by bacteria is regulated by a single protein that senses the concentration of this cation both inside the cell and in...
bioactive agents

A new molecular toolkit for the de-novo design of bioactive agents

Synthetic Biotechnology enables sustainable production of bioactive natural substances
quantum particles

Sensitive quantum particles

Important quantum physics phenomenon now more readily measurable
photovoltaics

Photoresponsive, self-assembled supramolecular networks on graphene

Organic photovoltaics bear great potential for large-scale, cost-effective solar power generation. One challenge to be surmounted is the poor ordering of the thin layers...
Nanocatalyst

For this Nanocatalyst, One Atom Makes a Big Difference

Combining experimental investigations and theoretical simulations, researchers have explained why platinum nanoclusters of a specific size range facilitate the hydrogenation reaction used to produce...

Quantum computer made of standard semiconductor materials

Physicists at the Technical University of Munich, the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Stanford University (USA) have tracked down semiconductor nanostructure mechanisms that can...

Faster design – better catalysts

Hydrogen would be an ideal energy carrier: Surplus wind power could split water into its elements. The hydrogen could power fuel cell-driven electric cars...

Repairing Mucus

Proper lubrication is crucial to keep not only machines but also humans functioning smoothly. The mucus membranes in our mouths, eyes, stomachs and genital...

New exotic particle state puzzles theorists

The standard model of particle physics defines quarks as the fundamental components of atomic nuclei. A proton consists of one “up” and two “down”...

Dark Matter: CRESST searches for “lightweights”

 The Earth, planets, stars, and galaxies form only the visible portion of the matter in the universe. Greater by far is the share accounted...

Formation of swarms in nanosystems

Living matter, which consists largely of diverse polymeric structures assembled from various types of subunits, often exhibits striking behaviors, such as a capacity for...

Mini X-ray source with laser light

 Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) have developed a miniature X-ray...