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One plus one does not equal two: Research team investigates receptors that form pairs on the surface of cells

There are a number of G protein-coupled receptors in human cells. As an important component of the cell membrane, these proteins are responsible for detecting different stimuli in the surroundings of a cell within the body and transferring this infor.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagOct 25th, 2021

How you speak up at work can affect whether you"re picked for a team

Business leaders and management experts often encourage people to speak up in the workplace. Suggesting a creative idea or a more efficient way to work can help companies overcome challenges and meet goals. But new research shows another, more subtle.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Where did western honey bees come from? New research finds the sweet spot

For decades, scientists have hotly debated the origin of the western honey bee. Now, new research led by York University has discovered these popular honey-producing bees most likely originated in Asia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Research finds nasal problem plagued long-nosed crocodile relatives

Research published in the journal Anatomical Record finds that humans have more in common with endangered crocodiles than we think—namely, a deviated septum......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The Coronavirus in a Tiny Drop

To better understand the coronavirus's journey from one person to another, a team of 50 scientists has for the first time created an atomic simulation of the coronavirus nestled in a tiny airborne drop of water. From a report: To create the model, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Studying our solar system"s protective bubble

A multi-institutional team of astrophysicists headquartered at Boston University, led by BU astrophysicist Merav Opher, has made a breakthrough discovery in our understanding of the cosmic forces that shape the protective bubble surrounding our solar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How can music, dance and art help improve air pollution?

Music, dance, art and storytelling have allowed an international team of researchers to reveal aspects of air pollution in Nairobi that would not have been identified otherwise......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Cells or Drugs? The Race to Regenerate the Heart

Researchers are debating how to convince the heart to heal itself instead of laying down scar tissue after a heart attack -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

An upcoming asteroid mission will be able to peer 100 meters under the surface

Engineers only get one shot at making a spacecraft work as intended—or at least they only get one shot in space. In the preparation leading up to that final, climactic moment, there are typically thousands of hours of tests run on numerous systems.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Activating immune cells for cancer nano-immunotherapy

With nanotechnology we can understand, mimic, and modulate our immune system. For her Ph.D. research, Annelies Wauters studied how tiny nanocarriers can be used to control the immune system, and target and activate immune cells to fight cancer cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How some tissues can "breathe" without oxygen

Humans need oxygen molecules for a process called cellular respiration, which takes place in our cells' mitochondria. Through a series of reactions called the electron transport chain, electrons are passed along in a sort of cellular relay race, allo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Using machine learning and computationally derived descriptors to find special classes of catalysts

A team of researchers at RWTH Aachen University and the University of Jyväskylä has developed a system based on machine learning and computationally derived descriptors that can be used to find special kinds of catalysts. In their paper published i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Iron selenide film reveals clues about superconductivity

Through their study of two-dimensional iron selenide (FeSe) films, a research team has unlocked some intriguing clues about superconductivity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Making your website stickier: The role of customer value, satisfaction, trust and habit

A competitor is usually just one click away, so how to companies make their websites stickier and so retain their potential buyers and persuade them to make a purchase? Writing in the International Journal of Technology Marketing, a team from India h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Study: New German govt"s plans fall short of climate goal

A research institute's analysis has concluded the incoming German government's plans for curbing greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to put Germany on course to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Inside the tectonic wake of a migrating restraining bend: Mount Denali—the highest mountain peak in North America

In their recent publication, "Why is Denali (6,190 m) so big? Caught inside the tectonic wake of a migrating restraining bend," Jeff A. Benowitz and a research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Virginia Tech, and the South Dakota Sch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Forests offer minimal protection against major flood events

New research examining whether forests can mitigate flood risk suggests they may offer less protection against major events than had been hoped......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Asustek ranks as most valuable brand in Taiwan

Taiwan-based PC vendor Asustek Computer is the most valuable brand in the country this year as it takes top place in the 2021 Best Taiwan Global Brands survey conducted by the Taiwan Institution for Economic Research commissioned by the Ministry of E.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Research aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink

The Southern Ocean is a significant carbon sink, absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The layered effect: A single-cell map of corn"s root reveals a regulator of cellular diversity

A new study uses novel single-cell profiling techniques to reveal how plants add new cell layers that help them resist climate stressors like drought or flooding. The research focuses on corn—a critically important crop around the world—in an eff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Public relations practitioners" AI knowledge is limited, but they are aware of AI"s potential

A new research report from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations' AIinPR Panel, which has been co-authored by the University's Emeritus Professor of Corporate Communication Anne Gregory, has found that practitioners see the huge potential that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021