Dumpy and Quasimodo proteins enable tendons and muscles of fruit flies to develop in sync

Two proteins play a key role in the development of flight muscles and their tendons in fruit flies, two RIKEN developmental biologists have shown1. Their study reveals how the components of the muscle–tendon system develop in sync with each other,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 7th, 2021

Fuel flow, heat fluctuations drive dangerous oscillations in rocket engines

Combustion engines can develop high frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. A detailed understanding of the physical mechanism that causes these oscillations is required but has been lackin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 45 min. ago

Crosslinker protein helps egg cells develop

A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Current Biology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 17 min. ago

The story behind infinitely recyclable plastic

A multidisciplinary Berkeley Lab team has been working for several years to develop a game-changing plastic that, unlike traditional plastics, can be recycled indefinitely and is not made from petroleum. Their latest milestone was the release of an a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 17 min. ago

New investments mounting for mini/microLED product developments

More companies in Taiwan, Korea and China are likely to continue committing investments to develop mini/microLED products before 2025, boosting the advancement of the display industry, according to Chan Pin Chong, executive vice president of Kulicke.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 45 min. ago

Judge slams hospital staff for comparing COVID vaccine mandate to Nazi crimes

Health care workers sued hospital over a vax mandate they say violates Nuremberg Code. Enlarge / An American flag flies outside the Houston Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, June 24, 202.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

New combination of materials provides progress toward quantum computing

The future of quantum computing may depend on the further development and understanding of semiconductor materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs). These atomically thin materials develop unique and useful electrical, mechanical, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Sex organs of baobab flowers solve puzzle of trees that bear more fruit

Baobabs are the mainstay of rural communities in some parts of Africa—they provide food in the form of leaves that are cooked like spinach, and large oval fruit which are rich in vitamin C. Oils are extracted from the crushed seeds (used in the cos.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

From milk protein, a plastic foam that gets better in a tough environment

A new high-performance plastic foam developed from whey proteins can withstand extreme heat better than many common thermoplastics made from petroleum. A research team in Sweden reports that the material, which may be used for example in catalysts fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

MacOS Monterey quietly brings a critical gaming feature to the Mac

Apple has confirmed that its new operating system, MacOS Monterey, will support Adaptive Sync. It will improve screen refresh rates and gaming performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 protease cuts human proteins; Possible link to COVID-19 symptoms

The SARS-CoV-2 papain-like protease (PLpro) plays an essential role in processing viral proteins needed for replication. In addition, the enzyme can cut and inactivate some human proteins important for an immune response. Now, researchers have found.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Nucleosome breathing from atomistic time snapshots

Computer simulations visualize in atomic detail how DNA opens while wrapped around proteins......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Four mission ideas to compete for Earth Explorer 11

As part of ESA's commitment to develop and build satellite missions that push the boundaries of satellite technology and Earth science, four new mission ideas—Cairt, Nitrosat, Seastar and Wivern—have been selected to enter pre-feasibility study a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Xbox unveils cloud-centric strategy: New hardware, servers, regional plans

Pre-E3 briefing takes shots at rivals, confirms "new game every quarter" aspirations. Enlarge / If you want to play Xbox Game Pass titles on a weaker device, you'll need to sync to the subscription service's cloud library—and Microsoft is bull.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Scientists develop low-cost sensor that can detect COVID-19 in wastewater

Scientists from the University of Strathclyde and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay have demonstrated a low-cost sensor that can detect fragments of the virus responsible for COVID-19 within wastewater......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Hospital suspends 178 health care workers for failing to get COVID vaccine

They have two weeks to become fully vaccinated or they face termination. Enlarge / An American flag flies outside the Houston Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (credit: G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

German eVTOL maker Lilium partners with Honeywell for flight control and avionics systems

German electric air mobility company Lilium has partnered with aerospace manufacturer Honeywell to develop the electronics and mechanical systems for the 7-seater Lilium Jet, the company’s debut eVTOL. Honeywell will supply its compact fly-by-wire.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Researchers develop tool to aid in development, efficiency of hydrogen-powered cars

Widespread adoption of hydrogen-powered vehicles over traditional electric vehicles requires fuel cells that can convert hydrogen and oxygen safely into water—a serious implementation problem......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Localized the gene for blue plum skin

The presence and accumulation of the antioxidant pigment anthocyanin dictates fruit hue in plums, and the synthesis of this compound is known to be regulated by the MYB10 genes. Now, researchers from the Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Tasks set in science lessons influence children"s writing development, study finds

Tasks set in science lessons are helping children to develop their mastery of grammar, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Transferring money through mobile: Why digital wallets are the future of commerce?

Transferring money through mobile is becoming increasingly popular as mobile wallets continue to develop and evolve. Millennials are in particular aboard the hype and helping to drive the digital wallet revolution. It’s no secret that the funct.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  intomobileRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021