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Faster way to replace bad info in networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have demonstrated a new model of how competing pieces of information spread in online social networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). The findings could be used to disseminate accurate information... more
A new way to study HIV's impact on the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Using a newly developed laboratory model of three types of brain cells, scientists reveal how HIV infection -- as well as the drugs that treat it -- can... more
In Earth's largest extinction, land animal die-offs began long before marine extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Because of poor dates for land fossils laid down before and after the mass extinction at the end of the Permian, paleontologists assumed that... more
Quantum copycat: Researchers find a new way in which bosons behave like fermions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
When a one-dimensional gas of strongly interacting bosons expands, the velocity distribution of the bosons transforms into one that is identical to... more
Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Theorists find that flexoelectric effects in double-walled carbon nanotubes could be highly useful for photovoltaic applications. more
Lipid helps heal the eye's frontline protection  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A species of a lipid that naturally helps skin injuries heal appears to also aid repair of common corneal injuries, even when other conditions, like diabetes, make healing difficult, scientists report. more
Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing research from the University of Illinois shows copper doesn't change... more
Bricks can act as 'cameras' for characterizing past presence of radioactive materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have developed a technique for determining the historical location and distribution of radioactive materials, such as weapons grade plutonium. The technique may allow... more
Local community involvement crucial to restoring tropical peatlands  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research has found that local community involvement is crucial to restoring Indonesia's peatlands -- unspoilt peatlands act as a carbon sink and play an important role in reducing global carbon emissions.... more
DNA riddle unravelled: How cells access data from 'genetic cotton reels'  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
With so much genetic information packed in such a tiny space, how cells access DNA when it needs it is something of a mystery. Research has... more
Interactive product labels require new regulations, study warns  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Artificial intelligence will be increasingly used on labels on food and other products in the future to make them interactive, and regulations should be reformed now so they take account of new... more
Data on worldwide respect for academic freedom  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Academic freedom is fundamental to scientific progress, pursuit of truth, quality higher education and international collaboration. Universities and states have signed statements of their commitment to safeguard academic freedom, yet in practice, they do... more
Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic mutation to improve cognitive flexibility -- the ability to adapt to changing situations. more
Biophysics: Lifting the lid on beta-barrels  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The interaction between biotin and streptavidin is a well-established experimental tool in bionanotechnology. Physicists have now shown that the mechanical stability of the complex is dependent on the precise geometry of the interface. more
Seafloor of Fram Strait is a sink for microplastic from Arctic and North Atlantic Ocean  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Working in the Arctic Fram Strait, scientists have found microplastic throughout the water column with particularly high concentrations... more
UK local authorities not ready for the number of deaths from Covid-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Even if fatality rates are at the lower end of expectations -- one percent of virus victims -- it is highly likely that death... more
How cognitive intelligence is a whole brain phenomenon  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
An international collaborative study provides findings on the neural basis of intelligence, otherwise known as general cognitive ability (IQ). more
Worldwide urban expansion causing problems  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
As cities physically expanded worldwide between 1970 and 2010, the population in those cities became less dense, according to a new study. more
Scientists electrify aluminum to speed up important process  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists have found a way in the laboratory to shorten the time it takes to create a key chemical used to synthesize a variety of medications, fertilizers and other important substances. The... more
Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource can be used by researchers from around the world to study how... more
Disasters can affect cervical cancer screening for years  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Screening is important for the early detection of cervical cancer, but rates were significantly affected, in some areas for years, following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. more
Forgotten tale of phage therapy history revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
In the current situation when the fear of virus infections in the public is common, it is good to remember that some viruses can be extremely beneficial for humankind, even save lives. Such viruses,... more
Guppies help their brothers when it comes to the opposite sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers found that male Trinidadian guppies observe a form of nepotism when it comes to pursuing the opposite sex. These tiny tropical fish often help their... more
Designing lightweight glass for efficient cars, wind turbines  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new machine-learning algorithm for exploring lightweight, very stiff glass compositions can help design next-gen materials for more efficient vehicles and wind turbines. Glasses can reinforce polymers to generate composite materials that... more
Microbiome may hold key to identifying HPV-infected women at risk for pre-cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Gardnerella bacteria in the cervicovaginal microbiome may serve as a biomarker to identify women infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) who are at risk for... more
Legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a new... more
Scientists create model to measure how cells sense their surroundings  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Our body's ability to detect disease, foreign material, and the location of food sources and toxins is all determined by a cocktail of chemicals that surround our cells,... more
A new battery chemistry promises safer high-voltage lithium-ion batteries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
For the first time, researchers who explore the physical and chemical properties of electrical energy storage have found a new way to improve lithium-ion batteries. They successfully increased not only... more
Light funnel apparatus created  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Physicists have developed a light funnel apparatus. It could serve as a new platform for hypersensitive optical detectors. more
How to boost immune response to vaccines in older people  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Identifying interventions that improve vaccine efficacy in older persons is vital to deliver healthy aging for an aging population. Immunologists have identified a route for counteracting the age-related... more
COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with heart conditions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to... more
Animals keep viruses in the sea in balance  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A variety of sea animals can take up virus particles while filtering seawater for oxygen and food. Sponges are particularly efficient. more
Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A team of scientists has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest. more
ALMA resolves gas impacted by young jets from supermassive black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Astronomers obtained the first resolved image of disturbed gaseous clouds in a galaxy 11 billion light-years away by using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). The... more
Cellular train track deformities shed light on neurological disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new technique allows researchers to test how the deformation of tiny train track-like cell proteins affects their function. The findings could help clarify the roles of deformed 'microtubules' in... more
Control of anthropogenic atmospheric emissions can improve water quality in seas  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new research highlighted the importance of reducing fossil fuel combustion not only to curb the trend of global warming, but also to improve the quality... more
Highly efficient and stable double layer solar cell developed  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A research team has developed a new type of solar cell that can both withstand environmental hazards and is 26.7% efficient in power conversion. more
Scientists identify microbe that could help degrade polyurethane-based plastics  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
One of the most widely used oil-based plastics, polyurethane, is particularly hard to recycle or destroy safely. It also releases toxic chemicals into landfills. However, some microorganisms are capable of... more
Neural networks facilitate optimization in the search for new materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Sorting through millions of possibilities, a search for battery materials delivered results in five weeks instead of 50 years. more
Completely new antibiotic resistance gene has spread unnoticed to several pathogens  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Aminoglycoside antibiotics are critically important for treating several types of infections with multi-resistant bacteria. A completely new resistance gene, which is likely to counteract the newest... more
Why does your cotton towel get stiff after natural drying?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The remaining 'bound water' on cotton surfaces cross-link single fibers of cotton, causing hardening after natural drying, according to a new study. This provides new insight into unique... more
Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals fed themselves on mussels, fish and other marine life. The first evidence has been found by an international team in the cave of Figueira Brava in Portugal. The excavated... more
Longer lives not dependent on increased energy use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries. New research has quantified the importance of different development... more
What can be learned from the microbes on a turtle's shell?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have found that a unique type of algae, usually only seen on the shells of turtles, affects the surrounding microbial communities. It is hoped that... more
Quantum phenomenon governs organic solar cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have discovered a quantum phenomenon that influences the formation of free charges in organic solar cells. more
Astronomers use slime mould to map the universe's largest structures  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The behaviour of one of nature's humblest creatures and archival data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope are helping astronomers probe the largest structures in the Universe. more
Holographic cosmological model and thermodynamics on the horizon of the universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A holographic cosmological model with a power-law term has been proposed by a researcher to study thermodynamic properties on the horizon of the Universe. This model... more
Looking for dark matter close to home  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Eighty-five percent of the universe is composed of dark matter, but we don't know what, exactly, it is. more
Worldwide scientific collaboration unveils genetic architecture of gray matter  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
For the first time, more 360 scientists from 184 different institutions have contributed to a global effort to find more than 200 regions of the genome and more than 300... more
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