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A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states
PHYS.ORG Research on the fragile states of matter that could give traction to the many promises of quantum computing... 2 weeks
Long-term prevention of organ rejection
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have developed a procedure for preventing organ rejection in rats after renal transplantation, and for suppressing the creation of antibodies in the recipients' immune systems. Immunoproteasome inhibition, which suppresses the production of antibodies, is crucial to... 5 days
Uranium to replace plastic? Chemistry breakthrough could pave the way for new materials
SCIENCE DAILY Uranium can perform reactions that previously no one thought possible, which could transform the way industry makes bulk chemicals, polymers, and the... 2 weeks
Uranium to replace plastic? Chemistry breakthrough could pave the way for new materials
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Uranium can perform reactions that previously no one thought possible, which could transform the way industry makes bulk chemicals, polymers, and the... 2 weeks
The light chain subunits of therapeutic antibodies impact drug performance and yield
PHYS.ORG Antibody-based drugs have long been a mainstay of treatment for many conditions, especially cancer and autoimmune diseases, but there may still be room for... 2 weeks
Breakthrough in clean diesel research
PHYS.ORG A breakthrough in catalysis research by academics at the Universities of St Andrews and Newcastle could lead to the development of clean diesel engine technology and help combat air pollution. 2 weeks
Breakthrough process for directly converting methane to methanol
SCIENCE DAILY The direct oxidation of methane -- found in natural gas -- into methanol at low temperatures has long been a holy grail. Now, researchers have found a breakthrough way to accomplish the... 2 weeks
Cystic fibrosis: Discovery of a key molecule for improving treatments
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers identify a promising avenue for improving treatments for people with cystic fibrosis. They found that adding molecules called quorum-sensing inhibitors to current drugs not only reduces bacterial... 16 hours
Public resource boosts drug discovery and offers insights into protein function
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have taken the Connectivity Map—a widely used resource of tools and data—to new heights with a massively... 2 weeks
Bacteria carrying colistin resistant mcr-1 gene commonly exist in ecosystem, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University recently found that bacteria... 7 days
New tools aid hunt for life-extending chemicals
PHYS.ORG Yale researchers have discovered novel chemical compounds that extend the lifespan of a species of yeast by using a new technology that could also hunt for tools to combat aging in other species as... 2 weeks
Linking lakes with an eye on the future
PHYS.ORG The fragile nature of Europe's lakes and reservoirs has seen an increase in the level of monitoring of their current state. COST's role in linking up scientists across the continent has been... 7 days
Breakthrough Listen Initiative to Observe First Interstellar Asteroid
SCI-NEWS.COM The Breakthrough Listen initiative — the largest ever scientific research program aimed at finding evidence of alien civilizations — announced... 14 hours
NASA to Unveil Exoplanet Discovery Thursday
SPACE.COM The agency will hold a news conference Thursday (Dec. 14) at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to reveal a new discovery made by its prolific Kepler space telescope, which has been searching the heavens for alien... 4 days
Researchers make breakthrough in fatal cat disease
PHYS.ORG A new clinical trial has resulted in a critical veterinary breakthrough - cats with feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) in remission following treatment with a novel antiviral drug. This fatal viral disease previously had no... 2 weeks
Discovery about rare nitrogen molecules offers clues to makeup of other life-supporting planets
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists using a state-of-the-art UCLA instrument reports the discovery of a planetary-scale "tug-of-war" of life, deep Earth and the... 6 days
Public resource boosts drug discovery, offers insights into protein function
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have taken the Connectivity Map -- a widely used resource of tools and data -- to new heights with a massively scaled-up version. This expanded 'connectivity map'... 2 weeks
Discovery: NASA's Busiest Shuttle
SPACE.COM The space shuttle Discovery flew 39 times into space, more than any spacecraft. 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH Breakthrough Listen, the global astronomical program searching for evidence of civilizations beyond Earth, announced that it is currently focusing its observational efforts on ‘Oumuamua,... 10 hours
Scientists use computer analysis to complete antibody blueprint
NEWS MEDICAL Antibodies defend our bodies against intruders. These molecules consist of proteins with attached sugars. However, the blueprint directing the processing of these sugars on the protein was not well understood until now. 2 weeks
[Research Articles] A degradation fragment of type X collagen is a real-time marker for bone growth velocity
Science Magazine Despite its importance as a key parameter of child health and development, growth velocity... 7 days
Discovery could bring better efficiency to a new class of solar cells
PHYS.ORG Since the 2009 discovery of a highly energy-efficient class of solar cell materials known as HOIPs – hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites – researchers have been... 2 weeks
Crafty crows know what it takes to make a good tool
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have discovered how New Caledonian crows make one of their most sophisticated tool designs -- sticks with a neatly shaped hooked tip. New Caledonian crows... 6 days
Late arising T follicular helper cells cultivate the B cell crop during chronic infections
Science Magazine Follicular helper CD4+ T cells are essential for the development of neutralizing antibodies that contain chronic viral infection. 2 weeks
How ribosomes shape the proteome
PHYS.ORG Cells are crowded with macromolecules, which limits the diffusion of proteins, especially in prokaryotic cells without active transport in the cytoplasm. While investigating the relationship between crowding, ionic strength and protein diffusion, University of Groningen biochemists made a... 7 days
Microscope using UV instead of visible light emerging as diagnostic tool
SCIENCE DAILY New MUSE technology obtains high-resolution images of fresh biopsies for analysis within minutes, eliminating need for conventional slides and preserving original tissue sample. 1 week
Research findings offer path for drug discovery to treat hyperaldosteronism
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, in collaboration with researchers at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human... 6 days
Computer analysis fills gaps in antibody blueprint
SCIENCE DAILY Antibodies defend our bodies against intruders. These molecules consist of proteins with attached sugars. However, the blueprint directing the processing of these sugars on the protein was not well understood until now. Scientists have... 2 weeks
Psychologist examines methods of classifying mental disorders
SCIENCE DAILY A new article presents the challenges in using three major diagnostic manuals from a scientific perspective and offer some recommendations for re-conceptualizing the mental disorders they describe. 5 days
DNA sequencing could identify genetic cause of kidney disease
NEWS MEDICAL DNA sequencing could soon become part of the routine diagnostic workup for patients with chronic kidney disease, suggests a new study from Columbia University Medical Center. 1 week
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Government announces plans to include eye test reminder during driving license renewal
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How virtual reality is opening up some of the world's most inaccessible archaeological sites
New CERN facility can help medical research into cancer
Volumetric 3-D printing builds on need for speed
Artificial intelligence and supercomputers to help alleviate urban traffic problems
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