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Researchers discover new family of bacteria with high pharmaceutical potential

Most antibiotics used in human medicine originate from natural products derived from bacteria and other microbes. Novel microorganisms are therefore a promising source of new active compounds, also for the treatment of diseases such as cancer or vira.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekMay 16th, 2024

The fascinating sex lives of insects

Some insects have detachable penises, others produce sperm that is 20 times the size of their own body. Others have evolved with special equipment to help them tear rivals off potential mates. Insects can be creepy, promiscuous or murderous—but the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

Harnessing complementary advantages for optimal microbial control techniques for prepared dishes

Prepared dishes are in high demand in Europe, North America, and Asia due to their convenience. Prepared dishes include industrially produced traditional dishes that belong to the category of finished products and can be eaten either directly or afte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

More competition in banking, less information—research reveals the impacts on potential borrowers

A new study conducted by Filippo De Marco of Bocconi University, Milan, and Silvio Petriconi of the Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis reveals that competition among banks.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Researchers develop MoonIndex, open-source software that allows study of lunar surface

With MoonIndex, researchers from Constructor University and the National Institute of Astrophysics in Italy have developed an open-source software that for the first time gives scientists access to a free tool that creates science-ready products from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Shaping the future of polymer nanocarriers

Scientists have taken a significant step towards the development of tailor-made chiral nanocarriers with controllable release properties. These nanocarriers, inspired by nature's helical molecules like DNA and proteins, hold immense potential for tar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Researchers discover MAPK20-ATG6 link in tomato pollen vitality

Pollen development in flowering plants is a complex process involving multiple genetic and physiological pathways. Previous studies have highlighted the importance of mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) in various plant developmental stages......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

AI predicts upper secondary education dropout as early as the end of primary school

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, from the fields of Psychology, Education, and Information Technology have developed the first machine learning models that forecast upper secondary education dropou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Boosting "natural killer" cell activity could improve cancer therapy

Yale researchers have uncovered a way to make a type of white blood cells known as natural killer cells—which kill infected, damaged, or malignant cells in the body—more effective against cancer. The approach, they say, could enable new treatment.....»»

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Public health beliefs predict support for climate action, study shows

A paper published in the current issue of the Journal of Health Communication by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers finds evidence that holding science-consistent beliefs about the public health effects of climate change is an importan.....»»

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Tea science: Gene discovery to boost mechanical harvesting

Researchers have made significant strides in understanding the genetic factors influencing tea plant leaf droopiness, a key determinant of mechanical harvest success. By identifying the CsEXL3 gene and its regulation by CsBES1.2, the study paves the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Roku launches Weekly Trivia game to test your pop culture mettle

Roku Weekly Trivia launches today for U.S. users of it popular streaming devices, adding 10 questions per week. You can play with friends and family......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Tesla recalls more than 11,000 Cybertrucks for issues with trunk bed, windshield wiper

Tesla is recalling more than 11,000 Cybertrucks because of potential defects in the front windshield wiper and the trunk body trim......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

A high-temperature superconductor with zero resistance that exhibits strange metal behavior

Researchers at Zhejiang University and Sun Yat-Sen University have gathered evidence of high-temperature superconductivity with zero resistance and strange metal behavior in a material identified in their previous studies......»»

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New study unveils formation secrets of tiny rare earth elements

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin's School of Natural Sciences have revealed a novel route to the formation of bastnäsite, a crucial mineral for the extraction of rare earth elements (REEs). Their work offers promise in one day making the extr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

In a world-first, researchers map a 4,200 km transatlantic flight of the painted lady butterfly

In October 2013, Gerard Talavera, a researcher from the Botanical Institute of Barcelona at CSIC, made a surprising discovery of painted lady butterflies on the Atlantic beaches of French Guiana—a species not typically found in South America. This.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Using supercomputer researchers discover new clues to improving fusion confinement

Nuclear fusion—when two nuclei combine to form a new nucleus, thereby releasing energy—may be the clean, reliable, limitless power source of the future. But first, scientists must learn how to control its production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

New tool maps microbial diversity with unprecedented details

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen have developed the groundbreaking tool SynTracker. SynTracker expands traditional microbial analysis by considering genomic structural variation to complement existing SNP-based methods......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Global South health care practices contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance across the world, study suggests

Many bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics originate in Pakistan and other parts of the Indian subcontinent. Infections caused by these bacteria are challenging to treat; longer treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is required and despite t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Researchers move floating objects with soundwaves

EPFL researchers have succeeded in directing floating objects around an aquatic obstacle course using only soundwaves. Their novel, optics-inspired method holds great promise for biomedical applications such as noninvasive targeted drug delivery......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Jupiter"s upper atmosphere surprises astronomers

Using the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, scientists observed the region above Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot to discover a variety of previously unseen features. The region, previously believed to be unremarkable in nature, hosts a variety.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago