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Not just a phase for RNAs

A phenomenon in which an RNA named NORAD drives a protein named Pumilio to form liquid droplets in cells, much like oil in water, appears to tightly regulate the activity of Pumilio. A new study suggests that such RNA-driven 'phase separation,' in tu.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

Not just a phase for RNAs

A phenomenon in which an RNA named NORAD drives a protein named Pumilio to form liquid droplets in cells, much like oil in water, appears to tightly regulate the activity of Pumilio. A new study suggests that such RNA-driven 'phase separation,' in tu.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

New family of atomic-thin electride materials discovered

An exploratory investigation into the behavior of materials with desirable electric properties has resulted in the discovery of a structural phase of two-dimensional (2D) materials. The new family of materials are electrides, wherein electrons occupy.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

NASA"s Perseverance rover begins its first science campaign on Mars

On June 1, NASA's Perseverance Mars rover kicked off the science phase of its mission by leaving the "Octavia E. Butler" landing site. Until recently, the rover has been undergoing systems tests, or commissioning, and supporting the Ingenuity Mars He.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Here’s why TSMC and Intel keep building foundries in the Arizona desert

Fresh water supply isn't the only consideration for chip fabrication. Enlarge / In 2020, Intel partnered with the National Forest Foundation in Phase III of a project replacing invasive Arundo and Tamarix weed species with native flora and reveg.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Proven Against Coronavirus, mRNA Can Do So Much More

A long read in Wired argues that the mRNA vaccine revolution is just beginning. CNN explains why scientists are so excited: When the final Phase 3 data came out last November showing the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna were more.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Samsung Will Shut Down the v1 SmartThings Hub This Month

Samsung is killing the first-generation SmartThings Hub at the end of the month, kicking off phase two of its plan to shut down the SmartThings ecosystem and force users over to in-house Samsung infrastructure. "Phase one was in October, when Samsung.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

For SaaS startups, differentiation is an iterative process

To scale sustainably, grow the customer base and mature to the point of exit, a SaaS startup needs to stand apart from the herd at every phase of its development. Jason VandeBoom Contributor Share on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

White dwarf stars" debris disk formation delayed

White dwarfs, the glowing cores of dead stars, often host disks of dusty debris. However, these debris disks only appear 10 to 20 millions of years following the star's violent Red Giant phase. A new paper by Planetary Science Institute Research Sci.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in Los Angeles

When California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a goal to phase out oil drilling statewide by 2045, he focused on its impact on climate change. But oil drilling is also a health problem, particularly in Los Angeles, where thousands of oil wells still dot.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Thor: Love and Thunder: Everything we know about the Marvel phase 4 movie

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi returns to helm Thor: Love and Thunder, now slated for February 2022. Here's everything we know about the MCU movie......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

New take on machine learning helps us "scale up" phase transitions

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have enhanced "super-resolution" machine learning techniques to study phase transitions. They identified key features of how large arrays of interacting particles behave at different temperatures by simu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Research shows how to improve emergency service response to terrorist incident

The Manchester Arena terrorist bomb attack in 2017 exposed flaws in the response of emergency services that could be addressed with a new three-phase approach, research by the University of Bath School of Management shows......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2021

Trials of new robot submarines begin in Scotland to reduce cost and environmental impact of future ocean missions

Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are set to trial new, state-of-the-art robot submarines in Loch Ness to pave the way for safer and more cost-efficient offshore operations. The latest phase of Oceanids—a programme with several.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 26th, 2021

We have our first good look at Eternals as Marvel drops extended teaser

"Throughout the years we have never interfered... until now." Gemma Chan and Richard Madden head a star-studded cast in Marvel's Eternals, part of Phase Four of the MCU. Last month, we got the first teaser for Marvel Studios' upcoming fil.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Mitac to expand investments worldwide in 2021

Mitac Holdings is expanding its capex for 2021 to get the company ready for the next-phase of revenue growth, according to company president Billy Ho......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Legitimation strategies for coal exits in Germany and Canada

Ending our dependence on coal is essential for effective climate protection. Nevertheless, efforts to phase out coal trigger anxiety and resistance, particularly in mining regions. The governments of both Canada and Germany have involved various stak.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Apple"s rivals may never be able to catch up to its powerful new chip

Early in the testing phase of Apple's M1 chipset, a milestone new product for the company, the processor was installed in a batch of Mac computers and given to staffers working on applications that demanded heavy processing power. It was a pivotal mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Solar Orbiter images first coronal mass ejections

The Solar Orbiter launched on 10 February 2020 and is currently in cruise phase ahead of the main science mission, which begins November this year. While the four in situ instruments have been on for much of the time since launch, collecting science.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Nanophotonics enhanced coverslip for phase imaging in biology

The ability to visualize transparent objects such as biological cells is of fundamental importance in biology and medical diagnostics. Conventional approaches to achieve this include phase-contrast microscopy and techniques that rely on chemical stai.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2021

X-ray ptychography performed for first time at small-scale laboratory

In recent years, X-ray ptychography has revolutionized nanoscale phase contrast imaging at large-scale synchrotron sources. The technique produces quantitative phase images with the highest possible spatial resolutions (10's nm) – going well beyond.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021