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Researchers aim X-rays at century-old plant secretions for insight into Aboriginal Australian cultural heritage

For tens of thousands of years, Aboriginal Australians have created some of the world's most striking artworks. Today their work continues long lines of ancestral traditions, stories of the past and connections to current cultural landscapes, which i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 27th, 2022

EU Scraps 115 Grants For UK Scientists And Academics Amid Brexit Row

British scientists and academic researchers have been dealt a blow after 115 grants from a flagship EU research programme were terminated because of the continuing Brexit row over Northern Ireland. From a report: One academic said he was "relieved" t.....»»

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Researchers implement logic gates using two-photon absorption in carrier reservoir semiconductor optical amplifiers

When an optical pulse train is delivered, two-photon absorption (TPA)-induced pumping causes considerable and quick gain and phase shifts in the carrier reservoir semiconductor optical amplifier (CR-SOA)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

Early stone tools were not rocket science

Archaeologically excavated stone tools—some as much as 2.6 million years old—have been hailed as evidence for an early cultural heritage in human evolution. But are these tools proof that our ancestors were already becoming human, both mentally a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

More Dogs In the Neighborhood Often Means Less Crime

In a study conducted in Columbus, researchers found that neighborhoods with more dogs had lower rates of homicide, robbery and, to a lesser extent, aggravated assaults compared to areas with fewer dogs, at least when residents also had high levels of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

Cloned Mice Created From Freeze Dried Skin Cells In World First

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Researchers have created cloned mice from freeze dried skin cells in a world first that aims to help conservationists revive populations of endangered species. The breakthrough paves the way for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

Case solved: Researchers show how the poison nut tree forms strychnine

A research team at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena disclosed the complete biosynthetic pathway for the formation of strychnine in the plant species Strychnos nux-vomica (poison nut). The researchers identified all genes involved.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Circular RNA found to promote progression of small cell lung cancer

Researchers led by Prof. Lin Wenchu from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have proposed a mechanism by which circular RNA (circRNA) can promote the progression of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in vit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Evidence found that insects are possibly able to feel pain

A trio of researchers, two from Queen Mary University of London, the other from the University of Tehran, has found evidence that suggests insects might be able to feel pain. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Matilda Gib.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Better estimating the risk of coastal flooding for nuclear power plants

Coastal facilities around the world must be designed to be protected against extreme sea levels. However, according to a team of Quebecois and French researchers from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), the Institut de Radiopro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Unrecognized qualifications thwart Australia"s skilled migrants

New research by workforce experts at Flinders University and Charles Darwin University shows that efforts by skilled migrants to meet employer demands for Australian qualifications result in only marginal returns for these efforts, at least in the sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Solar-powered chemistry uses carbon dioxide and water to make feedstock for fuels, chemicals

Solar-powered synthesis gas could recycle carbon dioxide into fuels and useful chemicals, an international team of researchers has shown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

A new role of autophagy in plant cell differentiation revealed

A midlife career change is hard to pull off, because it can involve reinventing yourself and adopting a completely new professional role. Now, researchers from Japan show that some plant cells get a helping hand from autophagy when they switch primar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Sizing up special light to downsize particle accelerators

Researchers have developed a new technique to better measure special "terahertz" light. This light travels in waves longer than the infrared light that is beyond what the human eye perceives. The new sampling technique preserves the correlations betw.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Best Prime Day Fitbit Deals 2022: Sales to shop today

Need a new fitness tracker? Prime Day is almost here, and that means we've got all the insight into the Prime Day Fitbit deals and what to consider when buying......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Rivian ramps up deliveries to 4,467 EVs in Q2

Rivian said it built 4,401 vehicles in the second quarter at its plant in Normal, Ill., up from 2,553 vehicles in the previous quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Researchers develop a new method for studying functionality of microbiota

A research group from Turku Bioscience Center, Finland, has developed a new method for studying the functionality of microbiota through metaproteomics. The new method shows broad potential for the study of microbiota on a new, functional level. The c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Stem cells reveal underpinnings of rare immune disease

A new stem cell study by KAUST researchers helps to explain a rare genetic disease called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), yielding molecular clues that could lead to new treatments for a devastating immune deficiency disorder. The results are publish.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Evidence found that colorful ventral wings help colonizing birds avoid collisions

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China, the U.S. and Germany has found evidence that suggests that colorful ventral wings help colonizing birds to avoid running into one another. In their paper published in the journal Pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Researchers seek genes responsible for good eyesight

Many people suffer from eye diseases that can lead to blindness in the worst cases. Eye-related diseases including cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration are well described; nevertheless, the underlying causative genes are frequently unknown. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Catabolic processes in cells: Controlling the danger within

Trillions of cells in our body work non-stop to keep us alive. This generates waste that is decomposed in specialized cellular organs. But what happens if the cellular trash cans don't work? Researchers assume that this is the cause of numerous disea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago