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Thursday, March 30, 2023
AI predicts enzyme function better than leading tools
An Illinois research team created an AI tool to predict an enzyme’s function from its sequence using the campus network and resource group s...
Allies or enemies of cancer: the dual fate of neutrophils
Neutrophils infiltrating tumors are heterogeneous and different neutrophil types can have opposing effects on cancer progression. The image ...
A key mechanism that controls human heart development discovered
A human cardiac organoid (Cardioid), one of the models the researchers used to reconstruct human cardiac development in 3D. Cardiac mesoderm...
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Rainbow Trout Subspecies Newly Named
The McCloud River Redband Trout is known as “cali sulat” in the Winnemem Wintu language, with “cali” meaning good or beautiful and “sulat” t...
Cell mapping and ‘mini placentas’ give new insights into human pregnancy
Cells of the placenta Image Credit: Kenny Roberts, Wellcome Sanger Institute Researchers from the University of Cambridge, the Wellcome San...
Smells influence metabolism and ageing in mice
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings Exposure to female odors and pheromones causes weight loss and extend the life spans of mice, which may have imp...
Extinction of steam locomotives derails assumptions about biological evolution
The Union Pacific Big Boy Steam Engine (one of the largest steam engines ever built and still functioning) visited Lawrence on Sept. 2, 2021...
Coronavirus causes chaos in infected cells’ RNA
Illustration Credit: Fusion Medical Animation Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hijacks parts of infected cells' vital RNA machinery, ther...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Adipose tissue as a culprit: How obesity leads to diabetes
A high-fat diet leads to obesity and the development of diabetes. Photo Credit: Muffin Creatives A research team at the University of Basel...
Early study shows cones in retinal degeneration, thought to be dormant, may retain visual function
“While the sensitivity of the cones was about 100-1000 fold less than normal, we were surprised to find that that the drop-off in sensitivit...
Monday, March 27, 2023
Components of Cytoskeleton Strengthen Effect of Sex Hormones
Super-high-resolution microscopic image of a cell that has been exposed to the sex hormone dihydrotestosterone. The androgen receptor (viole...
Understanding nitrogen metabolism could revolutionize TB treatment, finds study
Illustration Credit: Courtesy of University of Surrey Development of new drugs to effectively target the bacterium that causes tuberculosis ...
Earth’s first plants likely to have been branched, study finds
Selaginella Photo Credit: Vicky Spencer A new discovery by scientists at the University of Bristol changes ideas about the origin of branchi...
Fish Will Help Scientists to Measure Levels of Radiation
Researchers' finding will supplement the radiation monitoring of rivers and lakes in the Southern Urals. Photo Credit: Rodion Narudinov...
Friday, March 24, 2023
Revolutionary discovery for blood clotting
Treatment with soluble GPV prevents the formation of a vascular-closing thrombus in an experimental mouse model for thrombosis formation (ri...
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Microplastics limit energy production in tiny freshwater species
Paramecium bursaria Image Credit: Picturepest ( CC BY 2.0 ) Microplastic pollution reduces energy production in a microscopic creature found...
Researchers discover a way to fight the aging process and cancer development
Microscope image of C. elegans 10 days after treatment with UV-B rays. Left: Worms with intact DREAM complex cannot repair DNA well. Right: ...
Breakthrough on the way to the biological solar cell
Marc Nowaczyk which everted from the Ruhr University to the University of Rostock. The current works were partly made in Bochum. Photo Credi...
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Emory researchers shine light on how stress impacts women's hearts
Stress has significant impact on women's heart health, research has found Photo Credit: Engin Akyurt Right in the middle of women’s hist...
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Uracil found in Ryugu samples
A conceptual image for sampling materials on the asteroid Ryugu containing uracil and niacin by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft Image Credit: NASA ...
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