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2021.04.06 Research Results Math & Data Environment & Sustainability
Ushering in a new age of urban energy efficiency with smart buildings
Buildings utilizing artificial intelligence promise to reduce energy consumption through better control and optimization
2021.04.01 Research Results Life & Health
Protein deficiency linked to fluid buildup in brain
New research shows that dysfunction of the protein Tsukushi causes hydrocephalus by altering neuron generation in the mouse brain
2021.03.11 Research Results Technology Environment & Sustainability
Understanding adhesion, one molecule at a time
Researchers observe adhesion of a single polymer chain on a surface in their quest to develop an innovative adhesion technology
2021.03.10 Research Results Math & Data Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Air pollutant reductions could enhance global warming without greenhouse gas cuts
Modeling predicts that loss of cooling effect attributed to sulfate aerosols will increase surface air temperature if air pollution and carbon dioxide are not simultaneously reduced
2021.03.09 Research Results Life & Health Materials
Molecular traffic key to keeping cellular highways maintained
Biomolecular motors transporting cargo within the cells found to wear down intracellular highways, prompting autonomous repair
2021.03.05 Research Results Math & Data Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Making sense of commotion under the ocean to locate tremors near deep-sea faults
New method for more accurately estimating the location of tectonic tremors in deep ocean faults could help to better understand earthquake rupture processes
2021.03.03 Research Results Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
New technique reveals details of membrane structures
Researchers gain new insight into the packing of molecules in lipid-raft-like ordered domains using a technique called low-flux scanning electron diffraction
2021.02.25 Research Results Life & Health Math & Data
The mathematics of sperm generation
Modeling of spatial patterns in stages of sperm formation provides new tool for investigating reproductive biology
2021.02.09 Research Results Life & Health Materials Technology
New ink jet approach offers simple way to print microdisk lasers for biosensing
2021.02.01 Research Results Life & Health
Feeding regimen could help reverse decline in Japanese black cattle
High volumes of milk replacer improve growth of calves and reduce age of first birth
2021.01.22 Research Results Life & Health
New cell source promising for treatment of liver diseases
Researchers directly reprogram cells into human hepatic progenitor cells capable of proliferating and differentiating into two key cells of the liver
2021.01.14 Research Results Materials Environment & Sustainability
Nanobubbles offer green solution for inhibiting corrosion
Environmentally friendly, low-cost, and easy-to-use nanobubbles shown to mitigate steel corrosion in acidic geothermal water
2021.01.08 Research Results Life & Health
Which came first, sleep or the brain?
Researchers find that, despite lacking a brain, Hydra exhibit characteristics at a molecular and genetic level associated with sleep in animals with central nervous systems
2021.01.06 Research Results Life & Health
Mechanism connects epilepsy and enzyme deficiency
Findings also valuable for the 2% of Japanese with less-active version of the key enzyme
2021.01.05 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Long live the efficient, pure-blue OLED
Novel approach shows promise for overcoming the bottleneck of blue emission in displays using organic light-emitting diodes
2020.12.24 Research Results Life & Health
Diseased gums shown to produce Alzheimer’s-related protein fragments
Study provides clues to the mechanism linking periodontitis and Alzheimer's disease
2020.12.24 Research Results Life & Health
Life arrives at same solution using different molecular approaches
Study shows that two catalysts with the same function essentially employ the same technique despite being based on different molecular species
2020.12.22 Research Results Life & Health
Barrier ahead? No problem for DNA replication
Study gives new insight into the mechanism underlying maintenance of genome stability in difficult-to-replicate regions
2020.12.17 Research Results Life & Health
Oh so simple: Eight genes enough to convert mouse stem cells into oocyte-like cells
Surprisingly simple method could provide a new tool for producing specialized cytoplasm for reproductive medicine
2020.12.14 Research Results Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Viewing cell colony expansion through statistical physics
Study gives new insight into how cell colonies spread