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Saturday, January 22, 2022
Brain Activity Helps Explain Response to Alcohol
People who need to drink relatively high amounts of alcohol before feeling its effects, a genetically influenced risk factor for future heav...
Friday, January 21, 2022
Surveys reveal new insights on masks, at-home test kits and misinformation
As the Biden administration moves to contain the latest ravaging wave of COVID-19 by providing Americans with 1 billion COVID-19 self-test k...
Tug of sun, moon could be driving plate motions on ‘imbalanced’ Earth
A study led by geophysicist Anne M. Hofmeister in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis proposes that imbalanced forces ...
Mange Outbreak Decimated a Wild Vicuña Population in Argentina
A family of vicuñas prepares to rest for the night in Argentina's San Guillermo National Park before the 2014 mange outbreak that wiped...
Consistent asteroid showers rock previous thinking on Mars craters
New Curtin University research has confirmed the frequency of asteroid collisions that formed impact craters on Mars has been consistent ove...
Fat’s unexpected role in muscle stem cell fate
Satellite cells differentiate into muscle cells or self-renew depending on the level of lipid droplets in the cell. Shihuan Kuang, a Purdue ...
Scientists make first detection of exotic “X” particles in quark-gluon plasma
In the first millionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe was a roiling, trillion-degree plasma of quarks and gluons — elementary...
Omicron causes less severe illness in animal models than previous variants
A new study confirms that, compared to earlier versions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the omicron variant causes less severe disease in mice and ...
The Value of Wind Energy
Video by Graham Bourque | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Two teams of researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) h...
Research team sets new efficiency record for solar cell technology
Asst Prof Hou Yi (right), Dr Chen Wei (left) and their team have developed perovskite/organic tandem solar cells (held by Dr Chen) that achi...
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