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Apr. 28, 2017 — Using a specialized electron microscope outfitted with a pattern generator, scientists turned an imaging instrument into a lithography tool that could be used to create and study materials with new ... read more

Further Knowledge Required About the Differences Between Milk Proteins

Apr. 28, 2017 — Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — The gelatinous jaw of a sea worm, which becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it, has inspired researchers to develop a new material that can be applied to soft robotics. ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Researchers have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the ... read more

Mining: Bacteria With Midas Touch for Efficient Gold Processing

Apr. 28, 2017 — Special 'nugget-producing' bacteria may hold the key to more efficient processing of gold ore, mine tailings and recycled electronics, as well as aid in exploration for new deposits, ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Researchers have used a nanosecond pulsed electric field to extract hydrocarbons from microalgae. By using the shorter duration pulse, they were able to extract a large amount of hydrocarbons from ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Biologists have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Bacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism, a new report demonstrates. The bacterium Burkholderia gladioli lives in specific organs of a plant-feeding ... read more

Primary School Children Get Less Active With Age, Study Finds

Apr. 28, 2017 — There is an age-related decline in children’s physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British ... read more

New Appetite Control Mechanism Found in Brain

Apr. 28, 2017 — A newly discovered molecule increases appetite during fasting, and decreases it during gorging. The neuron-exciting protein, named NPGL – apparently aims to maintain body mass at a constant, come ... read more

When the Smoke Clears: Tobacco Control in Post-Conflict Settings

Apr. 28, 2017 — The difficulties of prioritizing preventable disease and long term health issues in post conflict zones are explored in a new ... read more

Single Gene Encourages Growth of Intestinal Stem Cells, Supporting 'Niche' Cells, and Cancer

Apr. 28, 2017 — A gene previously identified as critical for tumor growth in many human cancers also maintains intestinal stem cells and encourages the growth of cells that support them, according to results of a ... read more

Weather Extremes and Trade Policies Were Main Drivers of Wheat Price Peaks

Apr. 28, 2017 — Price peaks of wheat on the world market are mainly caused by production shocks such as induced for example by droughts, researchers found. These shocks get exacerbated by low storage levels as well ... read more

Follow-Up Colonoscopies Associated With a Significantly Lower Incidence of Bowel Cancer

Apr. 28, 2017 — Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds new ... read more

Female Partners Can Help Facilitate Early Melanoma Detection in Men Over 50, Research Shows

Apr. 27, 2017 — Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so they need to keep a sharp eye out for signs of the disease. Many women in this ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential to Fight Blindness

Apr. 27, 2017 — Researchers have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the ... read more

Study Quantifies Kidney Failure Risk in Living Kidney Donors

Apr. 27, 2017 — Researchers have developed a risk calculator that estimates the risk of kidney failure after donation. Overall risk was low, but black race and male sex were associated with increased risks of ... read more

Overweight/obese People With Diabetes at Increased Risk of Brain Abnormalities

Apr. 27, 2017 — Overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and progressive abnormalities in brain structure and cognition compared to normal-weight study participants, ... read more

Apr. 27, 2017 — A method to rapidly trigger the universal tagging of proteins being produced by a cell has now been discovered by researchers. The tagging can be turned on like a switch, which enables researchers to ... read more

Food Insecurity Can Affect Your Mental Health

Apr. 27, 2017 — Food insecurity (FI) affects nearly 795 million people worldwide. Although a complex phenomenon encompassing food availability, affordability, utilization, and even the social norms that define ... read more

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