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Communication between mitochondria and other parts of the cell plays a...

As people get older, they often feel less energetic, mobile or active. This may be due in part to a decline in mitochondria, the...

Physicists offer a new possibilities in the development of spintronics

Imagine biting into a peanut butter sandwich and discovering a slice of cheese tucked between the bread and the butter. In a way, this...

The electromagnetic fields may affect future medical treatments

Most electrical activity in vertebrates and invertebrates occurs at extremely low frequencies, and the origin — and medical potential — of these frequencies have...

Airborne Particle Levels Plummet in Northern India

On March 25, 2020, the Indian government placed its 1.3 billion citizens under a strict lockdown to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus....

A novel method to precisely deliver therapeutics inside the body

A new way to deliver therapeutic proteins inside the body uses an acoustically sensitive carrier to encapsulate the proteins and ultrasound to image and...

How Lasers Can Help with Nuclear Nonproliferation Monitoring

Mountains. Shipping containers. The surface of Mars. There are times when it’s complicated or impossible to bring a sample into a laboratory to test...

Diamonds shine in energy storage solution

QUT researchers have proposed the design of a new carbon nanostructure made from diamond nanothreads that could one day be used for mechanical energy...

Under Pressure: New Bioinspired Material Can ‘Shapeshift’ to External Forces

Inspired by how human bone and colorful coral reefs adjust mineral deposits in response to their surrounding environments, Johns Hopkins researchers have created a...

Gravity is tested down to a scale smaller than the thickness...

Gravity was the first force of nature to be realized, and in the centuries since we first cracked the code of that all-pervasive pulling...

MDI Biological Laboratory-led Program Reveals High Arsenic in Well Water

A program to teach data literacy to Maine and New Hampshire students by analyzing data on arsenic in well water collected from their homes...

How NASA is Helping the World Breathe More Easily

Look around. Can you see the air? No? Luckily, many of NASA's Earth-observing satellites can see what the human eye can't -- including potentially...

Scientists find link between key plant amino acid and essential hormones

Purdue University scientists Natalia Dudareva and Joseph Lynch have been searching for a way to increase a plant’s production of phenylalanine, a compound important...

Neuroscientists find memory cells that help us interpret new situations

Imagine you are meeting a friend for dinner at a new restaurant. You may try dishes you haven’t had before, and your surroundings will...

Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

The same basic tools that allow computers to function are now being used to control life at the molecular level. The advances have implications...

Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors

Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results shed light on one of the branching points...

Research Brief: How the novel coronavirus binds to human cells

Coronaviruses infect humans by binding to specific proteins, known as receptors, on human cell surfaces. Researchers from the University of Minnesota, led by Professor Fang...

Researchers recently proved the ability to grow human blood vessels in...

Researchers recently proved the ability to grow human blood vessels in pig, A team of researchers recently proved the ability to grow human-derived blood...

A new genetic tool to label specific genes in human organoids

A new genetic tool to label specific genes in human organoids, Researchers have developed a new genetic tool to label specific genes in human...

CRISPR genes cuts can offer a new way to graph human...

CRISPR genes cuts can offer a new way to graph human genomes, In searching for new ways to sequence the human genome and read...

The earliest interbreeding event among an ancient human population

The earliest interbreeding event among an ancient human population, For three years, anthropologist Alan Rogers tried to solve the puzzle of evolution. His research...

Researchers are wrong about the left brain

Researchers are wrong about the left brain, The left and right sides of our brain specialize in several cognitive skills. For example, in humans...

Millions of years ago human ancestors started the biodiversity decline

Millions of years ago human ancestors started the biodiversity decline, The degradation of man-made biodiversity began much earlier than scientists believed. In the study, the...

Human fetal lungs contain bacterial microbiomas

Human fetal lungs contain bacterial microbiomas, The lungs and placenta of the fetus in the womb have shown the signatures of bacterial microbiomas 11...

A new study shows that animal life span is recorded in...

A new study shows that animal life span is recorded in DNA, Humans have a natural lifespan of around 38 years, according to a...

The researchers mapped malaria parasites that spread to human blood cells

The researchers mapped malaria parasites that spread to human blood cells, Malaria parasites transform healthy red blood cells into dense versions of themselves that...

Human activity dries up the Amazon: a NASA study

A new NASA study shows that over the last 20 years, the atmosphere above the Amazon rainforest has been drying out, increasing the demand for water and leaving ecosystems vulnerable to fires and drought.

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