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Cholesterol metabolite induces production of cancer-promoting vesicles

Scientists studying the link between cholesterol and breast cancer report that a byproduct of cholesterol metabolism causes some cells to send out cancer-promoting signals to other cells. These signals are packaged in membrane-bound compartments call.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

The CEO and CFO of Lordstown Motors both just resigned

The resignations follow a "going concern" warning earlier in June. Enlarge / Lordstown Motors says it will begin limited production of the Endurance EV truck later in 2021. (credit: Lordstown Motors) Life isn't getting any easier for Lordstown.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

A quarter of global harvests at risk if agriculture does not adapt to climate change

Shifts in weather patterns induced by climate change will increase extreme heat and reduce rainfall across major crop growing regions, with impacts on agricultural production. Will this trigger a decline in the supply of calories needed to sustain th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive

As deadly as it is, cancer metastasis is a poorly understood process. A new study describes a cutting-edge tool for tracing the lineage and gene expression of thousands of individual metastatic cancer cells. Their findings open new angles for investi.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Study confirms safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination in people with cancer

In a review of 200 patients with a wide spectrum of cancer diagnoses, researchers found that after full vaccination, 94 percent of patients overall demonstrated seroconversion, which was determined by the presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 spik.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Cholesterol metabolite induces production of cancer-promoting vesicles

Scientists studying the link between cholesterol and breast cancer report that a byproduct of cholesterol metabolism causes some cells to send out cancer-promoting signals to other cells. These signals are packaged in membrane-bound compartments call.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

World-first discovery could fuel the new green ammonia economy

In a world-first, Monash University scientists have developed a new, environmentally friendly process that could drive the future production of green ammonia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Could naked mole rats hold key to curing cancer and dementia?

Scientists say naked mole rats—a rodent native to West Africa—may hold the key to new treatments for degenerative diseases such as cancer and dementia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

A mitochondria-targeted fluorescent probe for cisplatin

NUS chemists have developed a mitochondria-targeted fluorescent probe for real-time imaging of clinically important anticancer drug cisplatin in live cancer cell models......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

"Surge-protector"-like enzyme controls speed, efficiency of photosynthesis

The fact that photosynthesis uses sunlight and atmospheric carbon dioxide to produce sugars has been known for more than a century. But how photosynthesis manages to maintain sugar production through variations in the availability of sunlight and car.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Seagate and Western Digital increase HDD production as Chia sends sales skyrocketing

The Chia blockchain uses a "proof of space and time" model instead of "proof of work" (Bitcoin) or "proof of stake" (Etherium 2.0), meaning people can farm the crypto by allocating their unused disk space. It's already led to a 500% increase in Adata.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

CLEAR study paves the way for novel electron-based cancer therapy

There are some cancer tumors that not even surgery, chemotherapy or traditional radiation therapy can cure. These resistant tumors contribute to making the disease one of the main causes of mortality worldwide, but the scientific community is teeming.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

New method to untangle 3D cancer genome

Northwestern Medicine scientists have invented a new method for resolving rearranged chromosomes and their 3D structures in cancer cells, which can reveal key gene regulators that lead to the development of tumors, published in Nature Methods......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Swedish company Northvolt raises $2.75B to accelerate European battery production

Swedish battery developer and manufacturer Northvolt AB has raised $2.75 billion in capital as it prepares to ramp up to an annual production capacity of 150 GWh in Europe by 2030. The funding round — Northvolt’s largest thus far — was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

The impact of double-cropping

From 1980 to 2016, grain production in Brazil increased more than fourfold, and the country now stands as the world's largest soybean exporter and the second largest exporter of corn. The two main drivers of this increase in food production were crop.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Machine learning speeds up simulations in material science

Research, development, and production of novel materials depend heavily on the availability of fast and at the same time accurate simulation methods. Machine learning, in which artificial intelligence (AI) autonomously acquires and applies new knowle.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Soil microbes metabolize the same polyphenols found in chocolate, wine

Fruits, vegetables, red wine and chocolate are all rich in polyphenols, natural plant compounds that double as cancer-fighting antioxidants. We can access these foods' health benefits because the microbes in our guts happily feast on them, breaking t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Lordstown Motors flags cash crisis with ‘going concern’ warning

The startup said in a filing that its current cash levels are not sufficient for commercial production......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Best Gadgets and Gifts for Garlic Lovers

One of the world's oldest cultivated plants, garlic has a whole bunch of health benefits. As well as providing some essential vitamins and minerals, studies suggest it can help tackle heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Saving the climate with solar fuel

Produced in a sustainable way, synthetic fuels contribute to switching mobility to renewable energy and to achieving the climate goals in road traffic. In Empa's mobility demonstrator, move, researchers are investigating the production of synthetic m.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Accton production capacity unaffected by infections

Networking device maker Accton Technology has said that operation of its plant in Chunan, northern Taiwan, has remained normal after 12 employees of the plant were confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021