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Friday, January 7, 2022
New way to alter DNA, affect health circumvents gut bacteria
John Denu Our gut microbiome helps us out every day by processing the fiber we can’t digest. The bacteria ferment the fiber into key chemica...
Cystic Fibrosis Drugs Can Be ‘Life-Changing’ For Patients
Small molecule drugs (outlined in green) nestle in a cavity in the protein that malfunctions in cystic fibrosis, stabilizing the protein and...
Why people deceive themselves
A team of philosophy from the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the University of Antwerp analyzed the role of self-deception in everyday lif...
Research suggests foliar fungicides help increase soybean yield in some regions
While previous studies have shown little economic benefit associated with using foliar fungicides in soybean as a preventive measure, new re...
Tackling the Plastics Problem
Despite the society-changing improvements that plastic materials have brought to humanity, there’s no question that they also present us wit...
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Southern California mountain lions show first reproductive effects of inbreeding
The mountain lion known as P-81, pictured here, is among the first in the Santa Monica Mountains with a tail defect. Credit: National Park S...
Astronomers capture red supergiant’s death throes
Artistic illustrations of a red supergiant exploding. Credit: W.M. Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko. For the first time ever, astronomers hav...
Animal vaccines with self-spreading viruses
How a self-spreading vaccine could work in a bat population. Bats directly injected with a self-spreading vaccine passively spread the lab-m...
The Largest Suite of Cosmic Simulations for AI Training
The CAMELS project (Cosmology and Astrophysics with MachinE Learning Simulations) combines over 4,000 cosmological simulations, millions of ...
New year's mission to start new phase of exoplanet research
Source: University of Birmingham A mission to one of the coldest and most remote places on earth will enable a new phase in the search for d...
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