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Researchers develop a low-background neutron detector array

A research team from the Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), together with their collaborators from Sichuan University and Chinese Institute of Atomic Energy, has recently developed a high-efficiency low-backgr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxJun 22nd, 2022

Baserow Challenges Airtable With an Open Source No-Code Database Platform

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The burgeoning low-code and no-code movement is showing little sign of waning, with numerous startups continuing to raise sizable sums to help the less-technical workforce develop and deploy softwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

EU Scraps 115 Grants For UK Scientists And Academics Amid Brexit Row

British scientists and academic researchers have been dealt a blow after 115 grants from a flagship EU research programme were terminated because of the continuing Brexit row over Northern Ireland. From a report: One academic said he was "relieved" t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Researchers implement logic gates using two-photon absorption in carrier reservoir semiconductor optical amplifiers

When an optical pulse train is delivered, two-photon absorption (TPA)-induced pumping causes considerable and quick gain and phase shifts in the carrier reservoir semiconductor optical amplifier (CR-SOA)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

More Dogs In the Neighborhood Often Means Less Crime

In a study conducted in Columbus, researchers found that neighborhoods with more dogs had lower rates of homicide, robbery and, to a lesser extent, aggravated assaults compared to areas with fewer dogs, at least when residents also had high levels of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Cloned Mice Created From Freeze Dried Skin Cells In World First

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Researchers have created cloned mice from freeze dried skin cells in a world first that aims to help conservationists revive populations of endangered species. The breakthrough paves the way for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Case solved: Researchers show how the poison nut tree forms strychnine

A research team at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena disclosed the complete biosynthetic pathway for the formation of strychnine in the plant species Strychnos nux-vomica (poison nut). The researchers identified all genes involved.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Circular RNA found to promote progression of small cell lung cancer

Researchers led by Prof. Lin Wenchu from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have proposed a mechanism by which circular RNA (circRNA) can promote the progression of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in vit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Evidence found that insects are possibly able to feel pain

A trio of researchers, two from Queen Mary University of London, the other from the University of Tehran, has found evidence that suggests insects might be able to feel pain. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Matilda Gib.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Better estimating the risk of coastal flooding for nuclear power plants

Coastal facilities around the world must be designed to be protected against extreme sea levels. However, according to a team of Quebecois and French researchers from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), the Institut de Radiopro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Solar-powered chemistry uses carbon dioxide and water to make feedstock for fuels, chemicals

Solar-powered synthesis gas could recycle carbon dioxide into fuels and useful chemicals, an international team of researchers has shown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

A new role of autophagy in plant cell differentiation revealed

A midlife career change is hard to pull off, because it can involve reinventing yourself and adopting a completely new professional role. Now, researchers from Japan show that some plant cells get a helping hand from autophagy when they switch primar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Sizing up special light to downsize particle accelerators

Researchers have developed a new technique to better measure special "terahertz" light. This light travels in waves longer than the infrared light that is beyond what the human eye perceives. The new sampling technique preserves the correlations betw.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers develop a new method for studying functionality of microbiota

A research group from Turku Bioscience Center, Finland, has developed a new method for studying the functionality of microbiota through metaproteomics. The new method shows broad potential for the study of microbiota on a new, functional level. The c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Stem cells reveal underpinnings of rare immune disease

A new stem cell study by KAUST researchers helps to explain a rare genetic disease called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), yielding molecular clues that could lead to new treatments for a devastating immune deficiency disorder. The results are publish.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Evidence found that colorful ventral wings help colonizing birds avoid collisions

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China, the U.S. and Germany has found evidence that suggests that colorful ventral wings help colonizing birds to avoid running into one another. In their paper published in the journal Pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers seek genes responsible for good eyesight

Many people suffer from eye diseases that can lead to blindness in the worst cases. Eye-related diseases including cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration are well described; nevertheless, the underlying causative genes are frequently unknown. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Catabolic processes in cells: Controlling the danger within

Trillions of cells in our body work non-stop to keep us alive. This generates waste that is decomposed in specialized cellular organs. But what happens if the cellular trash cans don't work? Researchers assume that this is the cause of numerous disea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers expand understanding of vortex spread in superfluids

An international team of scientists featuring Florida State University researchers has developed a model that predicts the spread of vortices in so-called superfluids, work that provides new insight into the physics that govern turbulence in quantum.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Scientists uncover novel aspects of HIV infection by monitoring sugars at the surface of individual immune cells

HIV researchers have long been trying to identify the specific cells that the virus prefers to infect and hide in. They know that HIV favors a special type of immune cells called memory CD4 T cells. But these cells come in many flavors, and it has be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022

Researchers uncover life"s power generators in the Earth"s oldest groundwaters

An international team of researchers has discovered 1.2-billion-year-old groundwater deep in a gold- and uranium-producing mine in Moab Khotsong, South Africa, shedding more light on how life is sustained below the Earth's surface and how it may thri.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022