Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Pancreatic Cancer

Study: Innovative Pancreatic Cancer Treatment May Rev Up Immune System

A Wilmot Cancer Institute research team reports that combining a type of radiation therapy with immunotherapy not only cures pancreatic cancer in mice, but...
osteoarthritis

Humans Have Salamander-Like Ability to Regrow Cartilage in Joints

Contrary to popular belief, cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as...
Chronic Wasting Disease

MSU Scientists Testing a Faster Way to Detect Chronic Wasting Disease

Michigan State University and Michigan Department of Natural Resources scientists are testing a faster, more accurate way to screen and diagnose chronic wasting...
cardiometabolic

Study: Losing Weight—and Keeping It off—Linked to Cardiometabolic Benefits

People who lose weight and keep it off can stabilize or even improve their cardiometabolic risk factors compared to people who regain...
Liver-chip

Liver-Chip Identifies Distinct Drug Toxicities in Human, Rat, and Dog Models

Among the numerous microengineered Organ-on-a-Chip (Organ Chip) models developed at Harvard’s Wyss Institute, the Liver Chip is of special interest to a...

Tiny Transporters Could Deliver Treatment to Stroke Patients

Swarms of nanoparticles which are 15,000 times smaller than a pinhead may be able to deliver vital drugs to the brain, offering...
quantum internet

A New Quantum Data Classification Protocol Brings Us Nearer to a Future Quantum Internet

Quantum-based communication and computation technologies promise unprecedented applications, such as unconditionally secure communications, ultra-precise sensors, and quantum computers capable of solving specific...

Flu Shot Can Provide Effective Immunity for People Living with HIV

Since people living with HIV can have an impaired immune system and may be at higher risk of serious illness from flu, they are...
Smartphone device

Smartphone Device Detects Harmful Algae in 15 Minutes

A team of engineers from NUS has developed a highly sensitive system that uses a smartphone to rapidly detect the presence of...
sea lion

Saving Australia’s Sea Lion Population

Every sea lion pup in Australia contracts hookworm. Veterinary scientist Rachael Gray and her team are conducting a trial at Seal Bay,...
Quantum Computer

Quantum Computer Made from Photons Achieves New Record

In the race to create a quantum computer that can outperform a classical one, a method using particles of light (photons) has...
artificial intelligence

Researchers Convert 2D Images into 3D Using Deep Learning

A UCLA research team has devised a technique that extends the capabilities of fluorescence microscopy, which allows scientists to precisely label parts...
picosecond electron motion

Ultrafast Quantum Motion in a Nanoscale Trap Detected

KAIST researchers have reported the detection of a picosecond electron motion in a silicon transistor. This study has presented a new protocol...

Scientists Construct Planar Sodium Ion Micro-Capacitors

A research group led by Prof. WU Zhongshuai and Prof. BAO Xinhe from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy...
measles

Measles Causes ‘Immune Amnesia’ Leaving Us Vulnerable to Other Diseases

The international team, which includes the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Amsterdam and Imperial College London, revealed that the measles virus...
robotics

Flexible yet Sturdy Robot Is Designed to “Grow” like a Plant

In today’s factories and warehouses, it’s not uncommon to see robots whizzing about, shuttling items or tools from one station to another....
spoilage

Minimizing Post-Harvest Food Losses

The crops have been harvested. Now it is important to store the various crops well and to preserve them as long and...
wireless channels

No More Traffic Blues for Information Transfer: Decongesting Wireless Channels

The increasing number of devices connected over wireless networks is causing channels of information flow to be congested with heavy information traffic....
rewritable optical components

Flatland Light

In 1884, a schoolmaster and theologian named Edwin Abbott wrote a novella called Flatland, which tells the story of a world populated by...
nuclear waste

Study Has Wide-Reaching Impact on Safe Storage of Nuclear Energy Waste

As society’s demand for sustainable energy sources continues to grow, nuclear energy is seen as a viable and productive option for powering...