Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Feature

Research effort by Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago results in R&D 100 Award

A joint effort by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago has led to a prestigious R&D 100 Award and…

Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Feature

EZ Select attracts undesirables to benefit biomanufacturing

A frothy stout, a hearty loaf of bread, a pungent cheese; each the stuff of life, each created by naturally occurring microorganisms. Defined universally as…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Research Articles

Cell Chemistry Illuminated by Laser Light

STONY BROOK, NY, November 4, 2019 – Raman microspectroscopy is a laboratory technique to produce molecular fingerprints of materials and biological specimens. However, to date…

Updated : Sep 23, 2019 in Research Articles

BUILDING ON UD, NOBEL LEGACY

Almost 50 years since the late Richard Heck discovered the powerful chemical reaction that led to the University of Delaware professor’s 2010 Nobel Prize, chemists…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Honorees of the prestigious 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists announced

The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences announced today the three Winners and six Finalists of the 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Ageing research to accelerate with experimental validation in AI-powered drug discovery

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, London, UK: The Biogerontology Research Foundation salutes its Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor Alex Zhavoronkov on leading a team of researchers…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists Link ‘Hunger Hormone’ to Memory in Alzheimer’s Study

Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found evidence suggesting that resistance to the “hunger hormone” ghrelin in the brain is linked to…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

A breakthrough in imaginative AI with experimental validation to accelerate drug discovery

September 3rd, 2019, London, UK: Deep Knowledge Analytics salutes its parent company, Deep Knowledge Ventures, in the landmark Nature Biotechnology publication of its portfolio company,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Novel approach leads to potential sepsis prevention in burn patients

Immediately following severe burns, bacteria reach the wound from different sources, including the patient's skin, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tracts and health care-related human contact. Within…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists link ‘hunger hormone’ to memory in Alzheimer’s study

Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found evidence suggesting that resistance to the "hunger hormone" ghrelin in the brain is linked to…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Extracting clean fuel from sunlight

Securing enough energy to meet human needs is one of the greatest challenges society has ever faced. Previously reliable sources--oil, gas and coal--are degrading air…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Natural ‘breakdown’ of chemicals may guard against lung damage in 9/11 first responders

The presence of chemicals made as the body breaks down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates can predict whether Sept. 11, 2001 first responders exposed to toxic…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Melatonin is a potential drug for the prevention of bone loss during space flight

[Background] For proper and healthy metabolism of bone, appropriate stimuli are necessary. In outer space with microgravity, calcium is lost from bone and bone mass…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

AI learns the language of chemistry to predict how to make medicines

University of Cambridge researchers have shown that an algorithm can predict the outcomes of complex chemical reactions with over 90% accuracy, outperforming trained chemists. The…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

Researchers at the University of Göttingen have developed a new method that takes advantage of the unusual properties of graphene to electromagnetically interact with fluorescing…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Texas boosts US science with fastest academic supercomputer in the world

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university and the 5th…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers improve drug delivery through mesoporous materials

In a paper to be published in the forthcoming issue in NANO , a group of researchers from Guiyang, China, have conducted a study based…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Novel molecules designed by artificial intelligence in 21 days are validated in mice

Highlights: The traditional drug discovery starts with the testing of thousands of small molecules in order to get to just a few lead-like molecules and…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

New radiomics model uses immunohistochemistry to predict thyroid nodules

Leesburg, VA, August 30, 2019--According to an ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology ( AJR ), researchers have…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Moving faster in a crowd

Cell particles move more quickly through a crowded cellular environment when the crowding molecules are non-uniformly distributed. New research also shows that particle transport in…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

DGIST Successfully defined the identity and dynamics of adult gastric isthmus stem cells

DGIST announced that Professor Jong Kyong Kim's team in the Department of New Biology participated in a joint research by South Korea, Austria, and the…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Synthesis of UV absorbers from cashew nut shell liquid

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in South Africa and…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mechanism of epilepsy causing membrane protein is discovered

On August 21, Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI, President Pann-Ghill Suh) announced that a team led by principal researcher Lim Hyun-Ho discovered a new 3D…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Signal blocks stem cell division in the geriatric brain

Scientists from Basel have investigated the activity of stem cells in the brain of mice and discovered a key mechanism that controls cell proliferation. According…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers describe a mechanism inducing self-killing of cancer cells

Researchers have described a new mechanism which induces the self-killing of cancer cells by perturbing ion homeostasis. A research team from the Department of Biochemical…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

A new drug could revolutionize the treatment of neurological disorders

The international team of scientists from Gero Discovery LLC, the Institute of Biomedical Research of Salamanca, and Nanosyn, Inc. has found a potential drug that…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Unusual mucous-like substance found buried within seafloor sediment

When Friederike Gründger and her team cracked open the long, heavy cylinders of black sediment drawn from the ocean floor, they were surprised to find…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Turbocharging the body’s natural killer cells to defeat cancer

Natural Killer (NK) cells have long been the soldiers of the immune system that prevents the growth and spread of cancers, and subduing this army…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Producing protein batteries for safer, environmentally friendly power storage

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2019 -- Proteins are good for building muscle, but their building blocks also might be helpful for building sustainable organic batteries…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

An innovative new diagnostic for Lyme disease

When researchers examined the mitochondrial DNA of Ötzi, a man entombed in ice high in the Tyrolean Alps some 5,300 years ago, they made a…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Blue light for RNA control

Messenger RNA molecules contain genetic information and thus control the synthesis of proteins in living cells. Biochemists at the University of Bayreuth and the University…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Strike three

For people with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), life can be a constant cycle of symptoms: aches and pains, abdominal swelling, kidney stones, high blood pressure.…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

How plants measure their carbon dioxide uptake

When water is scarce, plants can close their pores to prevent losing too much water. This allows them to survive even longer periods of drought,…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

The secret of fireworm is out: molecular basis of its light emission

«This work is an important milestone in the framework of a large project, aimed at full characterization of a novel bioluminescent system, including the luciferase…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Metal particles abraded from tattooing needles travel inside the body

Allergic reactions are common side effects of tattoos and pigments have been blamed for this. Now researchers prove, for the first time, that particles wear…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists have found longevity biomarkers

An international group of scientists studied the effects of 17 different lifespan-extending interventions on gene activity in mice and discovered genetic biomarkers of longevity. The…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy

How do cells generate and use energy? This question might seem simple, but the answer is far from simple. Furthermore, knowing how microbial cell factories…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Evolution designed by parasites

While analyzing interactions between parasites and hosts, a substantial amount of research has been devoted to studying the methods parasitic organisms use to control host…

Updated : Aug 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

Enzyme that helps protect us from stress linked to liver cancer growth

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Aug. 22, 2019) - An enzyme induced by stress to help reduce production of damaging free radicals is also used by liver cancer…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

CNIO discovers a connection between nutrients and follicular lymphoma

Cancer deploys a vast array of resources to grow: from instability in its genome to inflammation, as well as the creation of new blood vessels,…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Plant protection: Researchers develop new modular vaccination kit

Simple, fast and flexible: It could become significantly easier to vaccinate plants against viruses in future. Scientists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the Leibniz…

Updated : Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Discovery of a bottleneck relief in photosynthesis may have a major impact on food crops

Scientists have found how to relieve a bottleneck in the process by which plants transform sunlight into food, which may lead to an increase in…