Scientists expand entomological research using genome editing

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Genome sequencing, where scientists use laboratory methods to determine a specific organism’s genetic makeup, is becoming a common practice in insect research. Biology editing entomological expand genome research scientists

GSK hires away top Pfizer vaccine scientist

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Philip Dormitzer, who helped Pfizer develop shots for COVID-19, RSV and influenza, will become the British pharma's head of vaccine R&D next month

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Scientists discover key genes behind insect migrations

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Scientists have identified more than 1,500 genetic differences between migratory and non-migratory hoverflies. Credit: Will Hawkes Scientists have identified more than 1,500 genetic differences between migratory and non-migratory hoverflies.

Scientists serendipitously discover rare cluster compound

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Scientists at Kyoto University’s Institute for Cell-Material Sciences have discovered a novel cluster compound that could prove useful as a catalyst. Credit: Mindy Takamiya/Kyoto University iCeMS Scientists at Kyoto […].

Scientists identify novel approach to preventing seizures

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Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have announced a significant advance in our understanding of epilepsy, as they have identified a potential method of preventing damaging seizure activity. Biology approach identify Preventing scientists seizures

Scientists solve solar secret

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Bizarrely, the same can’t be said for the Sun, but University of Otago scientists may have just explained a key part of why. Latest News scientists secret solar solveThe further we move away from a heat source, the cooler the air gets. Study lead Dr Jonathan Squire, of the Department of Physics, says the surface of the Sun starts […].

Two life scientists in Portugal elected as EMBO members

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Three ORNL scientists elected AAAS fellows

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Three scientists from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

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Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. — Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space […]. GAINESVILLE, FLA.

When graphene speaks, scientists can now listen

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NEWS RELEASE Credit: Brandon Martin/Rice University NEWS RELEASE Jeff Falk 713-348-6775 jfalk@rice.edu Mike Williams 713-348-6728 mikewilliams@rice.edu When graphene speaks, scientists can now listen Brothers in Rice lab find audio from graphene production contains valuable data HOUSTON – (Jan.

Scientists have spotted the farthest galaxy ever

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Space & Planetary Science farthest galaxy scientists spottedCambridge, Mass. – An international team of astronomers, including researchers at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, has spotted the most distant astronomical object ever: a galaxy.

WVU researcher honored with SURA Distinguished Scientist Award

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The Southeastern Universities Research Association honored Maura McLaughlin, director of the Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology at West Virginia University, with the SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.

Are scientists being fooled by bacteria?

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Biology Bacteria fooled scientistsFor decades, a small group of cutting-edge medical researchers have been studying a biochemical, DNA tagging system, which switches genes on or off.

UTA computer scientist training next generation of digital fabrication researchers

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A University of Texas at Arlington computer scientist is exploring how to integrate materials like clay, silicone, glass, biomaterials and textiles with 3D-printing technologies. Social & Behavioral Science computer digital fabrication generation researchers scientist training UTA

Scientists create viable, reproducing yeast-cyanobacterial hybrids

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Because some organelles contain their own DNA and resemble single-celled organisms, scientists have long theorized that the […]. Biology create hybrids reproducing scientists viable yeastcyanobacterialCHAMPAIGN, Ill.

Scientists issue new climate adaptation “scorecard”

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The scientists recently published their findings in the […]. Atmospheric Science adaptation climate issue scientists scorecard

Emergency relief for Ukrainian scientists

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This emergency fund will enable OIST to host scientists, both scholars and students, from Ukraine on a temporary and humanitarian basis, as well as support Ukrainian students […]. Latest News emergency relief scientists UkrainianOkinawa, Japan and New York, NY — The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and the OIST Foundation are launching the Ukraine Scholar and Student Support Fund.

Scientists weave atomically thin wires into ribbons

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Social & Behavioral Science atomically ribbons scientists thin weave wiresTokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have succeeded in using nanowires of a transition-metal chalcogenide to make atomically thin “nanoribbons”.

Scripps Research scientists identify sensor underlying mechanical itch

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LA JOLLA, CA—Scientists at Scripps Research have identified a protein in sensory nerves that works as a key detector of itch—specifically the “mechanical” itch stimulus of crawling insects, wool fibers, or other irritating objects that touch the skin.

Scientists discover new avian immunological pathway

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Biology avian discover immunological pathway scientistsRIVERSIDE, Calif.

You can help scientists study the Sun

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Space & Planetary Science scientists study sunMINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (12/07/2021) — If you ever wanted to be an astronomer, now is your chance.

Scientists reveal 4.4 million galaxies in a new map

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Durham University astronomer collaborating with a team of international scientists have mapped more than a quarter of the northern sky using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR), a pan-European radio telescope. Latest News galaxies map million reveal scientists

Scientists unravel the key to colon cancer relapse after chemotherapy

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Cancer cancer chemotherapy colon key relapse scientists unravelApproximately 1 in 25 people will develop colon cancer during their lifetime and nearly 2 million cases new cases are diagnosed worldwide each year. Chemotherapy is commonly used to treat colon cancer.

Thin mica shows semiconducting behavior, say scientists in new study

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Scientists prevent “exhaustion” in cancer-fighting T cells

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Whether fighting a cancer or a chronic infection, they become less effective over time, a phenomenon dubbed “T cell exhaustion” by scientists. Medicine & Health cancerfighting cells exhaustion prevent scientists

Scientists find potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer

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Chinese scientists recently reported the key role of histone acetylation-regulated long noncoding RNA termed as lysosome cell death regulator (LCDR) in tumor survival, providing a potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer.

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Scientists develop new biomimetic formulation for treating glioblastoma

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Cancer biomimetic develop formulation glioblastoma scientists treatingGlioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive brain cancer with a poor prognosis and few treatment options. New and effective approaches for GBM treatment are therefore urgently needed.

Scientists identify antibodies that can neutralize omicron

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An international team of scientists have identified antibodies that neutralize omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants. Latest News Antibodies identify neutralize Omicron scientists

Scientists release first analysis of rocks plucked from speeding asteroid

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Space & Planetary Science analysis asteroid plucked release rocks scientists speedingAfter a six-year journey, a plucky spacecraft called Hayabusa2 zinged back into Earth’s atmosphere in late 2020 and landed deep in the Australian outback.

Scientists find trigger that sets off metastasis in pancreatic cancer

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Biology cancer find metastasis pancreatic scientists sets triggerPancreatic cancer, though rare, is one of the deadliest of cancers, killing nearly 50,000 people yearly and doing so quickly, primarily because it metastasizes rapidly through the body.

Scientists see signs of traumatic brain injury in headbutting muskox

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Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai saw for the first time hallmarks of concussions and other head trauma in the brains of deceased headbutting animals—muskoxen and bighorn sheep. Biology brain headbutting injury muskox scientists signs traumatic

Scientists discover new molecule that kills hard-to-treat cancers

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Biology cancers discover hardtotreat kills molecule scientists

Scientists discover 14 genes that cause obesity

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Promising news in the effort to develop drugs to treat obesity: University of Virginia scientists have identified 14 genes that can cause and three that can prevent weight gain. Biology discover Genes obesity scientists

Buck Scientist uncovers clues to aging in mitochondria

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While the cause is not known, Buck Institute scientists have discovered a new mechanism of how mitochondria start to go wrong, which opens new doors for researchers to explore how to begin to fix the problem. Mathematics Aging Buck clues mitochondria scientist uncovers

SwRI scientists help determine comet delivery to Moon

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9, 2022 — Southwest Research Institute scientists joined a team that reanalyzed and modeled data from a planned lunar impact more than a decade ago. Space & Planetary Science comet delivery determine moon scientists SwRISAN ANTONIO — Feb.

Scientists devise method to prevent deadly hospital infections without antibiotics

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Space & Planetary Science antibiotics deadly devise hospital infections method prevent scientistsA hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you’d expect to pick up a nasty infection, but approximately 1.7

Scientists reveal genetic architecture underlying alcohol, cigarette abuse

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Latest News abuse Alcohol architecture cigarette genetic reveal scientists underlyingCHAPEL HILL, NC – Have you ever wondered why one person can smoke cigarettes for a year and easily quit, while another person will become addicted for life?

Scientists look for answers to taste loss with COVID

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March 15, 2022) – Up to 80% of individuals who’ve had COVID-19 report temporary or lasting changes in their sense of taste, and scientists are working to better understand the biological basis of why, including whether our taste buds are a direct virus target. AUGUSTA, Ga.

Now scientists can efficiently screen billions of chemical compounds to find effective new drug therapies

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Scientists tested V-SYNTHES on the protein receptors affected by the active ingredient in marijuana, […]. Chemistry AND Physics billions chemical compounds Drug effective efficiently find scientists screen therapies

Arecibo observatory scientists help unravel surprise asteroid mystery

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Space & Planetary Science Arecibo asteroid mystery Observatory scientists Surprise unravelWhen asteroid 2019 OK suddenly appeared barreling toward Earth on July 25, 2019, Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin and the team at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico jumped into action.

Behavioral scientist will present findings from 25-year study of outcomes of juvenile justice-involved youth

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— Northwestern University behavioral scientist Linda Teplin will […]. Chemistry AND Physics 25year behavioral findings justiceinvolved juvenile outcomes present scientist study youth

Scientists implicate non-cardiac genes in congenital heart disease

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Medicine & Health Congenital Disease Genes heart implicate noncardiac scientistsCHAPEL HILL, NC – Inside embryonic cells, specific proteins control the rate at which genetic information is transcribed from DNA to messenger RNA – a crucial regulatory step before proteins are created.

Scientists discover mechanism behind how certain osmolytes cause kidney damage

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Biology damage discover kidney mechanism osmolytes scientistsTokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have uncovered the mechanism by which osmolytes used to treat high fluid pressure in the eye and skull can cause kidney damage.