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2022.12.21 Research Results Life & Health
Evening hot spring soaks lower cases of hypertension in older Japanese adults
Researchers from Kyushu U's Beppu Hospital find that bathing in Japanese 'onsen' in the evenings lowers prevalence of hypertension in Japanese adults over 65
2022.12.08 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Technology
Small solar flares in large laser bodies
Researchers use high-powered lasers to make small solar flares to study magnetic reconnection
2022.11.30 Research Results Life & Health
Toward early detection of pathological social withdrawal, Hikikomori
Researchers develop a questionnaire that may identify hikikomori in its early stages
2022.10.25 Research Results Technology
3D flora and fauna at your fingertips
Repository of over 1,400 highly detailed 3D models of animals and plants captured with ‘Bio-photogrammetry’ publicly available
2022.10.14 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Technology Environment & Sustainability
Scientists count electric charges in a single catalyst nanoparticle down to the electron
Tenfold improvement in the sensitivity of electron holography reveals the net charge in a single platinum nanoparticle with a precision of just one electron, providing fundamental information for developing future catalysts
2022.09.09 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology Environment & Sustainability
A little strain goes a long way in reducing fuel cell performance
Small changes in crystal structure at the interface between materials in ceramic fuel cells linked to drastic changes in conductivity that must be overcome to improve performance
2022.08.26 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Small molecules, giant (surface) potential
Researchers create organic molecules that spontaneously align on a surface to generate controlled electric fields that could improve OLED performance and lead to new devices
2022.08.24 Research Results Humanities & Social Sciences Technology Environment & Sustainability
Digging through patents to make mining greener
Researchers identify R&D strategies for greener tech in the mining sector
2022.07.29 Research Results Humanities & Social Sciences Environment & Sustainability
Listening to the people results in a more sustainable future energy system
Energy plan for 2050 based on consumer preferences and future demographics of the US population includes 50% more electricity derived from renewable sources than current projections
2022.06.30 Research Results Math & Data Technology
Breaking AIs to make them better
Researchers investigate ways to make AIs more robust by studying patterns in their answers when faced with the unknown
2022.06.22 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Technology
Sniffing out your identity with breath biometrics
Researchers develop an olfactory sensor for biometric authentication using your breath
2022.06.01 Research Results Humanities & Social Sciences Life & Health
Finding the biological roots for pathological social withdrawal, Hikikomori
Researchers identify a number of key biomarkers in Hikikomori patients and show their promise for predicting the severity of the condition
2022.05.20 Research Results Life & Health
Uncovering new details of the brain's first line of defense
Researchers report in unprecedented detail how some of the brain's immune cells develop, and how to distinguish them from other cells
2022.05.16 Research Results Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Time determines the type of cells that emerge in the mouse brain
Scientists show that a single protein, BMP2, and epigenetics determine the type of brain cells produced from neural stem cells
2022.04.28 Research Results Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Exercise reverses cognitive deficiencies caused by anesthesia
Cognitive deficiencies caused by pediatric anesthesia in mice are due to changes in chromatin accessibility and can be reversed by exercise
2022.03.31 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
For long plant life, the secret is in DNA repair
Researchers find high copy number of DNA repair genes in long-lived trees
2022.03.18 Research Results Environment & Sustainability
Visible ocean plastics just the tip of the iceberg
Simulations find the majority of ocean plastics may be on the seafloor or otherwise difficult to monitor, with vastly more plastic waste likely trapped on land
2022.01.31 Research Results Technology Environment & Sustainability
Getting more power from renewable-based microgrids
Novel and low-cost control scheme that increases power extracted from local renewable sources could help accelerate utilization of renewable energy in buildings