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2020.08.07 Research Results Environment & Sustainability
Unexpected shift in air pollution explained for regions downwind of China
New research reveals why nitrogen-containing pollutants are increasing downwind despite being reduced at the source
2020.08.04 Research Results Life & Health
Novel genetic tools reveal the full picture of immune cells in the central nervous system
New tools will facilitate research into microglia and diseases of the central nervous system
2020.07.31 Research Results Life & Health
Stay or leave? A tale of two virus strategies revealed by math
Mathematical modeling of behavior observed for two strains of hepatitis C quantifies their preference to either multiply or spread
2020.07.28 Research Results Life & Health Environment & Sustainability
Coastal beetles may be spanning oceans just by floating themselves across
Study shows that some insects can survive floating on sea water for several weeks
2020.07.21 Research Results Life & Health
Three new species of mud dragons found in submarine cave in Okinawa, Japan
Discovery of the kinorhynchs reveals more of the hidden—but diverse—world of sand-dwelling microscopic animals
2020.07.14 Research Results Art & Design
Design of insect-inspired fans offers wide-ranging applications
New design method for highly compact deployable structures is based on the sophisticated folding of earwig wings
2020.06.29 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials
Unique molecular sponges for liquid separation
Researchers separate molecular mixtures by selectively absorbing larger molecules over smaller ones into nanoscale pores using a process driven by depletion force
2020.06.19 Research Results Life & Health
Memory impairment in mice reduced by soy derivate that can enter the brain intact
Ingestion of the protein fragment improved working and long-term memory in mice treated to simulate Alzheimer’s disease
2020.06.17 Research Results Life & Health
Miniature livers bioengineered from human stem cells able to function in rats
Advances bring lab-grown partial or complete organs for treating liver disease one step closer to reality
2020.06.12 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Environment & Sustainability
Molecular twist makes one catalyst useful for three hydrogen applications
Taking inspiration from enzymes in nature, this new molecule can assist reactions for hydrogen-based energy generation and fuel production along with hydrogenation, giving new insight into enzyme mechanisms
2020.04.02 Research Results Humanities & Social Sciences Life & Health
Revisiting what defines hikikomori as cases rise internationally
2020.03.27 Research Results Life & Health
When oxygen attacks
Genome-wide screening identifies novel cellular defense mechanisms against toxic and dangerous reactive oxygen species
2020.02.19 Research Results Life & Health Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Greener chemistry through direct synthesis of key nitrogen-containing compounds
New catalytic synthetic method for ketimines with unprotected nitrogen atoms could simplify synthesis of important bioactive compounds and reduce waste
2020.02.18 Research Results Life & Health Environment & Sustainability
How plants in the cabbage family look inward when sulfur is scarce
2020.01.31 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Technology
Making amino acids with electricity
Highly efficient amino acid synthesis achieved from biomass-derivable acids and water using electric energy
2020.01.29 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Environment & Sustainability
Ecofriendly catalyst for converting methane into useful gases using light instead of heat
2019.12.12 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Seeing perovskites in a new light
Management of energetic excitons shown to be key for efficient light-emitting diodes with the low-cost materials
2019.11.12 Research Results Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Mapping radioactive microparticles
Quantification of cesium-rich microparticle distribution provides new insights
2019.11.05 Research Results Life & Health
Unleashing immune cells to fight cancer
A possible new path to cancer immunotherapy using non-antibody-type inhibitors found
2019.11.01 Research Results Life & Health
Trans fats linked to increased risk of dementia