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Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Koala killer being passed to joeys from mum
A deadly koala virus that can cause immune depletion and cancer, known as koala retrovirus, is being transferred to joeys from their mothe...
Scientists awarded $6 million to plan brain-inspired computer that runs on probability
Conventional computers can look at the optical illusion on the left and normally only see a vase or two faces. Sandia National Laboratorie...
Monday, September 6, 2021
Messengers from gut to brain
Thomas Korn is a professor for Experimental Neuroimmunology at TUM. Image: Magdalena Jooss / TUM Scientists have long been aware of a link...
Spread of Delta SARS-CoV-2 variant driven by combination of immune escape and increased infectivity
Visualization of the Covid-19 virus Credit: Fusion Medical Animation via Unsplash The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which has become the d...
Hubble Discovers Hydrogen-Burning White Dwarfs Enjoying Slow Ageing
To investigate the physics underpinning white dwarf evolution, astronomers compared cooling white dwarfs in two massive collections of stars...
Hidden air pollutants on the rise in cities in India and the UK
Satellite data helped researchers discover rising levels of air pollutants Levels of air pollutants in cities in India are on the rise, a...
Blue-tongue vs red-bellied black
Scientists have discovered that the humble blue-tongue lizard is largely resistant to the venom of the deadly red-bellied black snake, whi...
How climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects
Research team members (from left) Mr Marc Chang and Assistant Professor Danwei Huang examining ocean skater specimens The open oceans are ha...
From racehorse to therapy horse
Photo by Jennifer Murray from Pexels A new study will examine the selection, training and welfare of thoroughbred horses as they transitio...
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Fruits, vegetables sold in U.S. are products of forced labor
A study published in Nature Food involving academics at The University of Nottingham calls attention to the need for better systems to tra...
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