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A rethink of diseases in light of phase separation and phase transition may be necessary

A review delves into the significance of biomolecular condensation in cellular processes, the impact of aberrant phase separation on diseases such as neurodegenerative diseases, cancers, and infectious diseases, and the potential for manipulating pha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 16th, 2024

Battling anthracnose: Unearthing the plant"s arsenal against pathogenic fungi

Plant diseases caused by pathogens like Colletotrichum fructicola lead to significant agricultural losses, particularly in fruit crops such as pear, apple, and peach. Traditional control methods often fail as pathogens adapt to plant defenses. Nonhos.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 33 min. ago

Detecting intelligent life that"s light years away: Greenhouse gases could signal alien activity

If aliens modified a planet in their solar system to make it warmer, we'd be able to tell. A new UC Riverside study identifies the artificial greenhouse gases that would be giveaways of a terraformed planet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Quantum state mixing in photobiology: New insight from ultrafast terahertz Stark spectroscopy

The membrane protein bacteriorhodopsin is a proton pump, in which proton transport is initiated by the light-induced isomerization of the chromophore retinal. The molecular quantum states involved in this ultrafast reaction have now been characterize.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Hidden mechanisms behind hermaphroditic plant self-incompatibility revealed

A new study presents an evolutionary-biophysical model that sheds new light on the evolution of the collaborative non-self recognition self-incompatibility, a genetic mechanism in plants that prevents self-fertilization and promotes cross-fertilizati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Egypt tomb find may shed light on ancient diseases: Ministry

A new discovery of 33 ancient tombs in Egypt's southern city of Aswan could reveal "new information on diseases" prevalent at the time, the tourism and antiquities ministry said Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Researchers develop tuneable anti-counterfeiting material

Counterfeiters are becoming increasingly more sophisticated in forging everything from diplomas and currency to medications and artwork. While protective measures such as luminescent markings (which glow under ultraviolet light) have been around for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Scientists explore the vast reservoir of dissolved organic matter in oceans

Few things last very long in the world of the open oceans, it would seem. In the light-filled surface layer, microscopic algae convert carbon dioxide and water into biomass via photosynthesis. Individual cells vanish in a matter of hours or days, ing.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Report: Cheaper ‘Apple Vision’ headset could require a tethered iPhone or Mac

Earlier this week, a report suggested that Apple has shifted its focus from developing a next-generation Vision Pro to a lower-cost version of the headset instead. A new report today sheds more light on the Apple Vision product roadmap, with some det.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

The Mokibo Fusion 2.0 is unlike any iPad keyboard I’ve ever used

Imagine an iPad keyboard that's light, well-built, and also has a hidden touchpad. That's the Fusion Keyboard 2.0, and it's unlike anything I've used before......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Untangling the entangled: Quantum study shines fresh light on how neutrinos fuel supernovae

Researchers used quantum simulations to obtain new insights into the nature of neutrinos—the mysterious subatomic particles that abound throughout the universe—and their role in the deaths of massive stars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Apple’s AI features for the iPhone just hit a major roadblock

Apple Intelligence was supposed to rethink what an iPhone can accomplish. The EU's landmark market rules are now standing in the way of users experiencing it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

A black hole of inexplicable mass: JWST observations reveal a mature quasar at cosmic dawn

The James Webb Space Telescope observed a galaxy in a particularly young stage of the universe. Looking back into the past, it became clear that the light from the galaxy called J1120+0641 took almost as long to reach Earth as the universe has taken.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Amazon is swapping plastic pillows for paper in its packaging

Plans to transition to paper packaging will see Amazon remove at least 95% of plastic air pillows from North American packages......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New photonic chip spawns nested topological frequency comb

Scientists on the hunt for compact and robust sources of multicolored laser light have generated the first topological frequency comb. Their result, which relies on a small silicon nitride chip patterned with hundreds of microscopic rings, appears in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

How calcium reduces macrocracking in sweet cherries

Researchers at the University of Hannover have uncovered new insights into the mode of action of calcium in the reduction of macrocracking in sweet cherry fruit. The findings shed light on the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon, offering significa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

How to fix a red light error on a motherboard

If you've ever built a PC, you now how frustrating that little red light error can be. Here's how to fix it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Turning infrared light visible: New device uses 2D material to up-convert infrared light

The human eye can only see light at certain frequencies (called the visible spectrum), the lowest of which constitutes red light. Infrared light, which we can't see, has an even lower frequency than red light. Researchers at the Indian Institute of S.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Q&A: New method confines light inside an organic material to form a hybrid quantum state

A team of international scientists led by the University of Ottawa have gone back to the kitchen cupboard to create a recipe that combines organic material and light to create quantum states......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

A ship found far off Israel"s coast could shed light on the navigation skills of ancient mariners

A company drilling for natural gas off the coast of northern Israel discovered a 3,300-year-old ship and its cargo, one of the oldest known examples of a ship sailing far from land, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Shepherd"s graffiti sheds new light on Acropolis lost temple mystery

The Acropolis of Athens, the rocky hill in the Greek capital that is home to the iconic Parthenon temple, is one of the world's most visited and well-known archaeological sites—but new insights about it are still emerging......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024