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Scientists Decode How the Brain Senses Smell

Scientists have further decoded how mammalian brains perceive odors and distinguish one smell from thousands of others. In experiments in mice, NYU Grossman School of...

Identifying cell types from single-cell RNA sequencing data is now more...

Identifying different types of cells within a tissue or an organ can be very challenging and time-consuming. Methods to identify cell types from single-cell...

Biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA

University of Alberta biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA, according to a new study. The tool—called CIDER-Seq—will give other scientists...

Structure of COVID-19 virus hints at key to high infection rate

A Cornell study of the structure of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, reveals a unique feature that could explain why it is so...

The new intensive farming increase the risk of animal pathogens transferring...

An international team of researchers led by the Universities of Bath and Sheffield, investigated the evolution of Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium carried by cattle...

A new route of infection for bacterium transmission from horses to...

The researchers’ work has made it possible to detail for the first time the spreading of the bacterium through lymph vessels and not just...

Researchers used machine learning to find entirely new algorithms for encoding...

Driven by an innate curiosity, children pick up new skills as they explore the world and learn from their experience. Computers, by contrast, often...

Coronaviruses and bats have been evolving together for millions of years

Bats do a lot of good for the world -- they pollinate plants, they eat disease-carrying insects, and they help disperse seeds that help...

South Asia faces increased double-threat of extreme heat, extreme pollution

Scientists know that extreme heat has a negative impact on the human body — causing distress in the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. They also...

Continued CO2 Emissions Will Impair Cognition

As the 21st century progresses, rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations will cause urban and indoor levels of the gas to increase, and that...

Early Exposure to Cannabis Boosts Young Brains’ Sensitivity to Cocaine

Cannabis use makes young brains more sensitive to the first exposure to cocaine, according to a new study on rodents led by scientists at...

New clues to predict the risks astronauts will face from space...

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, aims to send human missions to Mars in the 2030s. But scientists are still trying to learn...

AI advice as influential as humans’, but positive crowd opinion still...

Advice from artificial intelligence (AI) experts may be just as influential as from human experts, according to a team of Penn State researchers. However,...

Visual events have 100 milliseconds to hit brain target or go...

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have defined a crucial window of time that mice need to key in on visual events. As...

COVID-19: the genetic quest to understand the virus

How the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 made the leap from animals to humans is a puzzle that scientists are trying to solve as...

Research breakthrough: Humans are not the first to repurpose CRISPR

We humans are far from the first to exploit the benefits of CRISPR. Groundbreaking research has helped to redefine what CRISPR is. Researchers have...

Scientists investigate why females live longer than males

An international team of scientists studying lifespans of wild mammals have found that, just like humans, females tend to live significantly longer than their...

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years

The next time you eat sashimi, nigiri or other forms of raw fish, consider doing a quick check for worms. A new study led by...

Robots that admit mistakes foster better conversation in humans

Robots that admit mistakes foster better conversation in humans, Three people and a robot form a team playing a game. The robot makes a...

The evolution of the vestibular apparatus in apes and humans

The evolution of the vestibular apparatus in apes and humans, Humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons belong to a group known as hominoids. This "super...

Methane emitted by humans is very underestimated

Methane emitted by humans is very underestimated, Methane is a strong greenhouse gas and contributes to global warming. Methane emissions to the atmosphere have increased...

The researchers produced the first laser ultrasound images in humans

The researchers produced the first laser ultrasound images in humans, For most people getting an ultrasound is a relatively easy procedure, As a technician...

Research shows that BPA levels in humans are underestimated

Researchers have developed a more accurate method for measuring BPA levels in humans and found that exposure to chemicals that destroy the endocrine system...

Bot can win humans in multiplayer hidden games

Researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that bot can win humans in multiplayer hidden games and players in tricky online multiplayer...

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