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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Network neuroscience theory best predictor of intelligence
U. of I. Professor Aron Barbey, pictured, and co-author Evan Anderson found that taking into account the features of the whole brain – rathe...
Antimalarial Drug Proves Ineffective at Saving Children’s Lives
A drug used for the initial treatment of malaria failed to improve child survival in real world circumstances. Photo Credit: Matthis Kleeb, ...
Diving birds are more prone to extinction, says new study
Diving birds like puffins are highly adapted for their environment, but that means they can't adapt so well to changing conditions. Phot...
More stable states for quantum computers
The properties of gralmonium qubits are dominated by a tiny constriction of only 20 nanometers, which acts like a magnifying glass for micro...
Technique for tracking resistant cancer cells could lead to new treatments for relapsing breast cancer patients
Breast cancer cells Image Credit: Anne Weston - Francis Crick Institute ( CC BY-NC 4.0 ) Tumors are complex entities made up of many types ...
Developing antibiotics that target multiple-drug-resistant bacteria
The sphaerimicin analogs (SPMs) inhibit the activity of MraY, and hence the replication of bacteria, with different degrees of effectiveness...
Polarity proteins shape efficient “breathing” pores in grasses
One of the two “compass proteins” (POLAR, in pink) orients the future cell division. In grey there are cell outlines on the developing leaf....
Monday, December 19, 2022
Why Don’t T Cells Destroy Solid Tumors during Immunotherapy?
3-D image of a T cell experiencing cell stress: endoplasmic reticulum (green), mitochondria (purple). Illustration Credit: Elizabeth Hunt, ...
The clever glue keeping the cell’s moving parts connected
This liquid droplet is actually made from protein molecules. It acts as a glue that keeps the microtubule attached, via moving motor protein...
Scientists use machine learning to gain unprecedented view of small molecules
Metabolites are extremely small – the diameter of a human hair is 100,000 nanometers, while that of a glucose molecule is approximately one ...
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