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Study on DNA spread by genetically modified mosquitoes prompts backlash  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Company and some scientists dispute suggestion that released strain may have made local mosquitoes fitter more
Massive, blimplike experiment lowers weight limit on neutrino  Science Magazine · 1 day
Physicist still don’t know the particle’s mass, but they’ve halved the possible range more
Biomimetic composites with enhanced toughening using silk-inspired triblock proteins and aligned nanocellulose reinforcements  Science Magazine · 4 days
Silk and cellulose are biopolymers that show strong potential as future sustainable materials. They also have complementary properties, suitable for combination in... more
Size-dependent thermodynamic structural selection in colloidal crystallization  Science Magazine · 4 days
Nucleation and growth of crystalline phases play an important role in a variety of physical phenomena, ranging from freezing of liquids to assembly of colloidal particles. Understanding these processes in the context of colloidal... more
Flexible graphene photodetectors for wearable fitness monitoring  Science Magazine · 4 days
Wearable health and wellness trackers based on optical detection are promising candidates for public health uses due to their noninvasive tracking of vital health signs. However, so far, the use of rigid technologies hindered... more
Optical generation of high carrier densities in 2D semiconductor heterobilayers  Science Magazine · 4 days
Controlling charge density in two-dimensional (2D) materials is a powerful approach for engineering new electronic phases and properties. This control is traditionally realized by electrostatic gating. Here, we... more
Quantum Hall-based superconducting interference device  Science Magazine · 4 days
We present a study of a graphene-based Josephson junction with dedicated side gates carved from the same sheet of graphene as the junction itself. These side gates are highly efficient and allow us to modulate carrier density along... more
Analysis of hygroscopic self-shaping wood at large scale for curved mass timber structures  Science Magazine · 4 days
The growing timber manufacturing industry faces challenges due to increasing geometric complexity of architectural designs. Complex and structurally efficient curved geometries are... more
Albumin-chaperoned cyanine dye yields superbright NIR-II fluorophore with enhanced pharmacokinetics  Science Magazine · 4 days
NIR-II fluorescence imaging greatly reduces scattering coefficients for nearly all tissue types at long wavelengths, benefiting deep tissue imaging. However, most of the NIR-II fluorophores suffer from low... more
Unfolding adsorption on metal nanoparticles: Connecting stability with catalysis  Science Magazine · 4 days
Metal nanoparticles have received substantial attention in the past decades for their applications in numerous areas, including medicine, catalysis, energy, and the environment. Despite these applications, the fundamentals of adsorption... more
3D-printed automation for optimized PET radiochemistry  Science Magazine · 4 days
Reproducible batch synthesis of radioligands for imaging by positron emission tomography (PET) in a manner that maximizes ligand yield, purity, and molar activity, and minimizes cost and exposure to radiation, remains a challenge, as new and... more
Paramagnon drag in high thermoelectric figure of merit Li-doped MnTe  Science Magazine · 4 days
Local thermal magnetization fluctuations in Li-doped MnTe are found to increase its thermopower α strongly at temperatures up to 900 K. Below the Néel temperature (TN ~ 307... more
Germinal center TFH cells: T(w)o be or not t(w)o be, IL-6 is the answer  Science Magazine · 4 days
IL-6 inhibits the expression of IL-2Rβ (CD122) in germinal center TFH cells to maintain IL-2 hyporesponsiveness (see the related Research... more
Inhibition of IL-2 responsiveness by IL-6 is required for the generation of GC-TFH cells  Science Magazine · 4 days
Sustained T cell receptor (TCR) stimulation is required for maintaining germinal center T follicular helper (GC-TFH) cells. Paradoxically, TCR activation... more
RIG-I activation is critical for responsiveness to checkpoint blockade  Science Magazine · 4 days
Achieving durable clinical responses to immune checkpoint inhibitors remains a challenge. Here, we demonstrate that immunotherapy with anti–CTLA-4 and its combination with anti–PD-1 rely on tumor cell–intrinsic activation of the... more
Studying human health at 5100 meters, and playing hide and seek with rats  Science Magazine · 5 days
In La Rinconada, Peru, a town 5100 meters up in the Peruvian Andes, residents get by breathing air with 50% less oxygen... more
This new device generates light from the darkness of space  Science Magazine · 5 days
Thermoelectric generator can power a light-emitting diode after the sun goes down more
Common pesticide makes migrating birds anorexic  Science Magazine · 5 days
Seeds contaminated with neonicotinoids may cause birds to lose weight and delay migration more
In the world’s highest city, a lack of oxygen ravages the body  Science Magazine · 5 days
At 5100 meters above sea level, one in four residents suffers from chronic mountain sickness more
Seconds-scale coherence on an optical clock transition in a tweezer array  Science Magazine · 5 days
Coherent control of high-quality-factor optical transitions in atoms has revolutionized precision frequency metrology. Leading optical atomic clocks rely on the interrogation of such transitions in either... more
Chemical bond formation showing a transition from physisorption to chemisorption  Science Magazine · 5 days
Surface molecules can transition from physisorption through weak van-der-Waals forces to a strongly bound chemisorption state by overcoming an energy barrier. We show that a CO molecule adsorbed... more
Time-resolved crystallography reveals allosteric communication aligned with molecular breathing  Science Magazine · 5 days
A comprehensive understanding of protein function demands correlating structure and dynamic changes. Using time-resolved serial synchrotron crystallography, we visualized half-of-the-sites reactivity and correlated molecular-breathing motions in the enzyme fluoroacetate dehalogenase.... more
Response to Comment on "Spin coating epitaxial films"  Science Magazine · 5 days
Lu and Tang claim that the spin-coated films in our study are not epitaxial. They assume that all of the background intensity in the x-ray pole figures of the spin-coated materials is... more
Behavioral and neural correlates of hide-and-seek in rats  Science Magazine · 5 days
Evolutionary, cognitive, and neural underpinnings of mammalian play are not yet fully elucidated. We played hide-and-seek, an elaborate role-play game, with rats. We did not offer food rewards but engaged in playful... more
Non-Hermitian topological light steering  Science Magazine · 5 days
Photonic topological insulators provide a route for disorder-immune light transport, which holds promise for practical applications. Flexible reconfiguration of topological light pathways can enable high-density photonics routing, thus sustaining the growing demand for data capacity. By strategically interfacing non-Hermitian and... more
An optical tweezer array of ultracold molecules  Science Magazine · 5 days
Ultracold molecules have important applications that range from quantum simulation and computation to precision measurements probing physics beyond the Standard Model. Optical tweezer arrays of laser-cooled molecules, which allow control of individual particles, offer... more
A global perspective on tropical montane rivers  Science Magazine · 5 days
Tropical montane rivers (TMR) are born in tropical mountains, descend through montane forests, and feed major rivers, floodplains, and oceans. They are characterized by rapid temperature clines and varied flow disturbance regimes, both of... more
Mitoribosomal small subunit biogenesis in trypanosomes involves an extensive assembly machinery  Science Magazine · 5 days
Mitochondrial ribosomes (mitoribosomes) are large ribonucleoprotein complexes that synthesize proteins encoded by the mitochondrial genome. An extensive cellular machinery responsible for ribosome assembly has been described... more
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