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

Newly available GPS data helps scientists better understand ionosphere

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6, 2021—A new data source to help scientists better understand the ionosphere and its potential impact on communications and positioning, navigation, and timing—an essential utility for many critical operations—is now available to the public. Los Alamos, N.M.,

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Scientists use nuclear physics to probe Floridan Aquifer threatened by climate change

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As rising sea levels threaten coastal areas, scientists are using an emerging nuclear dating technique to track the ins and outs of water flow Credit: (Image by Argonne National Laboratory.) Atmospheric Science Aquifer change climate Floridan nuclear physics probe scientists threatened

Scientists measure calcium’s thin skin

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Chemistry AND Physics calciums measure scientists skin thinNEWPORT NEWS, VA – A new measurement of the neutron skin in calcium reveals that heavier types of calcium nuclei are relatively thin-skinned.

Salk scientists reveal most commonly mutated gene in all cancers

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Now, Salk Assistant Professor Edward Stites and his team of computational scientists have combined gene mutation information with cancer prevalence data to reveal the genetic basis […]. Medicine & Health cancers commonly gene mutated reveal Salk scientists

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Scientists can switch on plants’ response to light

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Scientists have figured out how plants respond to light and can flip this genetic switch to encourage food growth. Credit: Meng Chen/UCR Scientists have figured out how plants respond to light and can flip this genetic switch to encourage […].

Scientists capture the fleeting transition of water into a highly reactive state

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Chemistry AND Physics capture fleeting highly reactive scientists State transition waterResearchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have uncovered a key step in the ionization of liquid water using the lab’s high-speed “electron camera,” MeV-UED.

Scientists show how mucus protein contributes to worsening COPD, asthma, lung conditions

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Medicine & Health asthma conditions contributes COPD lung mucus protein scientists show worseningCHAPEL HILL, NC – Mucus is an essential protective layer of gel-like liquid composed largely of proteins called mucins throughout our airways.

Scientists recreate cosmic reactions to unlock astronomical mysteries

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Experiments will give scientists a closer look at how exploding stars create world’s heaviest elements. Experiments will give scientists a closer look at how exploding stars create world’s heaviest elements.

Scientists explore the creation of artificial organelles

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Biology Artificial creation Explore organelles scientistsThe human body is made of numerous different types of cells, which have small compartments known as organelles to perform complex biochemical reactions.

Researchers and citizen scientists complete first-ever Weddell seal count

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Documenting the seals’ population trends over time will help scientists better understand the effects of climate change and commercial fishing. Atmospheric Science citizen complete count firstever researchers scientists seal Weddell

Scientists behind RNA-repairing strategy recognized with American Chemical Society’s Nobel Signature award

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Chemistry AND Physics American award chemical Nobel recognized RNArepairing scientists Signature Societys Strategy

Scientists ID sterol essential for oil accumulation in plants

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UPTON, NY—Scientists seeking to unravel the details of how plants produce and accumulate oil have identified a new essential component of the assembly line. Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory UPTON, NY—Scientists seeking to unravel the details of […].

Canadian scientist receives University of Oklahoma International Water Prize

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Technology and Engineering Canadian international Oklahoma Prize Receives scientist University waterCultural anthropologist Dawn Martin-Hill, Ph.D.,

Scientists uncover a circadian rhythm in heart cells that affects their daily function

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Medicine & Health affects cells circadian daily function heart rhythm scientists uncoverA new study has shown how circadian rhythms in heart cells help to change heart function over the course of the day and may explain why shift workers are more vulnerable to heart problems.

Mars rover images help UF scientist, NASA team narrow the search for ancient life

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Chemistry AND Physics ancient images life Mars narrow NASA rover scientist search TeamBillions of years ago, a Martian river flowed with such force that it tumbled boulders in its path, strewing them out into its massive delta. University of Florida astrobiologist Amy Williams looked up from the bed of that ancient river to its rocky remnants, courtesy of the Mars Perseverance rover, which sends on-the-ground views of […].

Under the scanner: GIST scientists unravel the inner workings of DNA repair enzymes

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Technology and Engineering DNA enzymes GIST repair scanner scientists unravel workingsDNA is the instruction manual for every living organism, guiding the development and functioning of all biological processes.

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Inspired by bacteria and sperm, scientists make micro-robot swimmers

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Scientists at Cornell University have created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves. Biology Bacteria Inspired microrobot scientists sperm swimmersITHACA, N.Y.

Argonne scientists receive Department of Energy funding for microelectronics research

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Argonne scientists Supratik Guha and Valerie Taylor will lead DOE-funded research projects in microelectronics for more efficient computing. Argonne scientists Supratik Guha and Valerie Taylor will lead DOE-funded research projects in microelectronics for more efficient computing.

Scientists partner with Indigenous communities to study effects of climate change and human development on Arctic caribou

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Technology and Engineering Arctic caribou change climate communities development effects human Indigenous partner scientists studyWild caribou are the single most important land-based species for both human communities and ecosystems in the Arctic.

FDA scientists back safety, efficacy of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine

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A review by agency staff affirmed the strongly positive results Moderna reported from a large Phase 3 study, clearing the way for a possible emergency authorization in the coming days

How long can fiber reinforced polymer sustain concrete structures? Scientists answer

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Social & Behavioral Science answer concrete Fiber long polymer reinforced scientists structures sustainIn modern society, we find that the majority of our infrastructure (buildings, bridges, tunnels, etc.) is made of ageing concrete.

Scientists discover large rift in the Arctic’s last bastion of thick sea ice

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Atmospheric Science Arctics bastion discover ice large rift scientists sea thickWASHINGTON—A new study documents the formation of a 3,000-square-kilometer rift in the oldest and thickest Arctic ice.

Scientists seen as trustworthy experts when sharing their work in online videos

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Social & Behavioral Science Experts online scientists sharing trustworthy videos workAny writer can tell you that the narrator of a story can make a significant difference.

Scientists use seasons to find water for future Mars astronauts

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Chemistry AND Physics astronauts find future Mars scientists seasons waterAn international team of researchers has used seasonal variations to identify likely sub-surface deposits of water ice in the temperate regions of Mars where it would be easiest for future human explorers to survive.

SwRI scientist John Spencer named Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

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28, 2021 — Dr. John Spencer, an Institute scientist at Southwest Research Institute, has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Spencer is a planetary scientist working and publishing in several areas of planetary science. SAN ANTONIO — Sept.

Scientists discover unique Cornish ‘falgae’

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University of Exeter scientists studied the population genetics of Phymatolithon calcareum, a coralline red algal species that forms maerl beds in shallow coastal seas from Portugal to Norway.

Los Alamos scientists take top prizes in national competition to help improve electrical grid

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October 4, 2021—Two scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory took top prizes in a national competition for developing algorithms to help improve the resiliency and efficiency of the electrical grid. Mathematics Alamos competition electrical grid improve Los National prizes scientists top

Scientists target next pandemic with ‘map’ to victory over viruses

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An international team of scientists has created a powerful new resource to speed the development of vaccines and treatments to battle the next pandemic. Credit: Dan Addison | UVA Communications An international team of scientists has created a powerful new resource to speed the development of vaccines and treatments to battle the next pandemic. Social & Behavioral Science map pandemic scientists target victory viruses

UVA scientist honored with $9 million from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Researchers who achieve this honor — considered among the highest a biomedical scientist can achieve — have the potential […]. Atmospheric Science honored Howard Hughes Institute medical million scientist UVA

Simmons Cancer Center, MD Anderson scientists develop artificial intelligence method to predict anti-cancer immunity

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Researchers and data scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed an artificial intelligence technique that can identify which cell surface peptides produced by cancer cells called neoantigens are recognized by the immune system.

Scientists unravel the mysteries of irreversibility in electrochromic thin films

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Social & Behavioral Science electrochromic films irreversibility mysteries scientists thin unravelElectrochromic (EC) materials, one of the key “green” technological components for sustainability and energy savings, have piqued the interest of academia and industry alike.

FDA scientists appear supportive of Pfizer, BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine

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Agency staff didn't raise any red flags in their review of the companies' study results, documents released ahead of a key advisory committee meeting Thursday show

After 20 years of trying, scientists succeed in doping a 1D chain of cuprates

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When scientists study unconventional superconductors – complex materials that conduct electricity with zero loss at relatively high temperatures – they often rely on simplified models to get an understanding of what’s going on.

Scientists investigate how infection by SARS-CoV-2 can lead to kidney disorders

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Biology disorders infection investigate kidney lead SARSCoV2 scientists

In a gene tied to growth, scientists see glimmers of human history

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Biology gene glimmers growth History human scientists tiedBUFFALO, N.Y. — A new study delves into the evolution and function of the human growth hormone receptor gene, and asks what forces in humanity’s past may have driven changes to this vital piece of DNA.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology scientists investigate macrocyclic peptides as new drug templates

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Thanks to our understanding of molecular biology, we have made tremendous progress in medicine, with scientists shedding light on the molecular mechanisms of several diseases. Biology Drug Gwangju Institute investigate macrocyclic peptides Science scientists technology templates

Who observes the observers? Scientists conduct large-scale study of iNaturalist users

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Scientists analyzed more than 31 million iNaturalist records in a new study to find out who most often uses the popular nature app and what types of observations they submit. Atmospheric Science conduct iNaturalist largescale observers observes scientists study users

Scientists risk overestimating numbers of wild bonobos

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For the last 40 years, scientists have estimated the abundance of endangered bonobos by counting the numbers of sleeping nests […].

Three PPPL scientists win competitive awards to conduct frontier plasma science work

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Chemistry AND Physics awards competitive conduct frontier plasma PPPL Science scientists win work

Scientific paper urges nutrition scientists to advocate for sustainable food systems

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Social & Behavioral Science advocate food nutrition paper Scientific scientists sustainable systems urgesKey Points: Credit: Map: W.A. Masters, Y. Bai and A.

Vilcek honors immigrant scientists: Ruth Lehmann, Mohamed Abou Donia, Ibrahim Cissé, Silvi Rouskin

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Scientists from Pusan National University emphasize the health benefits of ginseng

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Cancer benefits emphasize ginseng health National Pusan scientists UniversityGinseng, a widely popular superfood, has long been used in traditional medicine.