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Thursday, December 30, 2021
Elusive atmospheric molecule produced in a lab for the 1st time
Methanediol molecule Credit: University of Hawaiʻi The previously elusive methanediol molecule of importance to the organic, atmospheric sci...
Leveraging Space to Advance Stem Cell Science and Medicine
Arun Sharma, PhD, leads a new research laboratory in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute, Smidt Heart Instit...
High-resolution lab experiments show how cells ‘eat’
Comert Kural A new study shows how cell membranes curve to create the “mouths” that allow the cells to consume things that surround them. “J...
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Smart sutures to monitor deep surgical wounds
Surgical sutures with an attached electronic module for wireless and battery-free monitoring of deep surgical sites. Credit: National Univer...
Robots collect underwater litter
The robot of the SeaClear Project is able to detect and collect underwater litter. Image: The SeaClear Project Removing litter from oceans a...
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Optimization of mRNA containing nanoparticles
Dr. Aurel Radulescu at the KWS-2 instrument of the Juelich Center for Neutron Science (JCNS) in the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leib...
Engineers bring a soft touch to commercial robotics
Credit: National University of Singapore Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National Universi...
Monday, December 27, 2021
Window to access legal abortion may close before many women know they are pregnant
Credit: Heidi-Ann Fourkiller / SFLORG More than one in five women experience irregular menstrual cycles that could keep them from learning t...
‘Battle of the sexes’ begins in womb as father and mother’s genes tussle over nutrition
Section of mouse fetus and placenta Credit: Ionel Sandovici As the fetus grows, it needs to communicate its increasing needs for food to th...
Scientists build new atlas of ocean’s oxygen-starved waters
Oxygen deficient zone intensity across the eastern Pacific Ocean, where copper colors represent the locations of consistently lowest oxygen ...
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