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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Room-temperature crystallography aids new study of photosynthetic bacteria
Researchers at SLAC, Stanford University and Washington University studied a protein that helps transport electrons during bacterial photosy...
Engineers and physicists study quantum characteristics of ‘combs’ of light
The silicon carbide microrings developed by the Vučković Lab, as seen through a scanning electron microscope at the Stanford Nano Shared Fac...
Theropod dinosaur jaws became stronger as they evolved
Life reconstruction of the Late Cretaceous Iren Dabasu Formation fauna, showing theropod dinosaurs of various diets Credit: Gabriel Ugueto T...
Shark antibody-like proteins neutralize COVID-19 virus, help prepare for future coronaviruses
“What we’re doing is preparing an arsenal of shark VNAR therapeutics that could be used down the road for future SARS outbreaks," says ...
Extreme weather changes predicted by unprecedented model simulations
California fire. (Photo credit: Patrick Perkins via Unsplash) There is growing public awareness that climate change will impact society not ...
Darwin’s finches evolve
Darwin's Finch chick in nest on the Galapagos Islands. Credit: A Katsis, Flinders University Spending time with offspring is beneficial...
New model improves accuracy of machine learning in COVID-19 diagnosis while preserving privacy
The international team, led by the University of Cambridge and the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, used a technique called fe...
Why you drink black coffee: It’s in your genes
People who like to drink their coffee black also prefer dark chocolate, a new Northwestern Medicine study found. The reason is in their gene...
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Meltwater influences ecosystems in the Arctic Ocean
Credit: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research In the summer months, sea ice from the Arctic drifts through Fram Strait into...
Flies Navigate Using Complex Mental Math
Scientists can image the brains of flies to study how they navigate. Here, a fly walks in place inside a visual arena that makes the fly fee...
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