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Researchers develop molecules for a new class of antibiotics that can overcome drug resistant bacteria

About a decade ago, researchers in UC Santa Barbara chemistry professor Guillermo Bazan's lab began to observe a recurring challenge in their research: Some of the compounds they were developing to harness energy from bacteria were instead killing th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Researchers map 33 new big game migrations across American West

A new set of maps that document the movements of ungulates was published today in the fourth volume of the Ungulate Migrations of the Western United States. The maps in this collaborative U.S. Geological Survey report series reveal the migration rout.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

New study reveals novel approach for combating "resting" bacteria

Most disease-causing bacteria are known for their speed: In mere minutes, they can double their population, quickly making a person sick. But just as dangerous as this rapid growth can be a bacterium's resting state, which helps the pathogen evade an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Scientists discover first nitrogen-fixing organelle

Modern biology textbooks assert that only bacteria can take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it into a form that is usable for life. Plants that fix nitrogen, such as legumes, do so by harboring symbiotic bacteria in root nodules. But a recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Innovation linked to international exports for both rural and urban firms

A new study led by Penn State researchers finds that U.S. firms actively engaged in creating innovative products or processes are more likely to expand into international markets. The findings, which apply to both rural and urban companies, could inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Study proposes large-scale biomanufacturing workflow to produce natural killer cells and extracellular vesicles

A team of uOttawa Faculty of Medicine researchers have developed a path to a biomanufacturing process that could potentially transform how Canada generates immunotherapeutic materials—specifically natural killer cells and extracellular vesicles (EV.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Researchers find a new organelle evolving

A "nitroplast" converts nitrogen from the air to a chemically useful form. Enlarge / A photo of Braarudosphaera bigelowii with the nitroplast indicated by an arrowhead. (credit: Tyler Coale) The complex cells that under.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 31 min. ago

Amazon virtually kills efforts to develop Alexa Skills, disappointing dozens

Most devs would need to pay out of pocket to host Alexa apps after June. Enlarge / The 4th-gen Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker. (credit: Amazon) Alexa hasn't worked out the way Amazon originally planned. There was a time.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 31 min. ago

Plant more native trees to reduce landslide risk, control erosion, say researchers

Landslides typically occur under heavy rain. With the potential for increased precipitation due to climate change and a possible return to La Niña reinforcing slopes with native trees and shrubs could be an effective, economical and sustainable solu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

A molecular moon lander: Insight into molecular motion on surfaces at the nanoscale

For years, scientists have been intrigued by how molecules move across surfaces. The process is critical to numerous applications, including catalysis and the manufacturing of nanoscale devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Scientists develop biofortified rice to combat nutrient deficiencies

A team from UNIGE, together with ETH Zurich and NCHU in Taiwan, has developed a rice line that has enhanced vitamin B1 content......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

What do bird dreams sound like?

For more than 20 years, researchers have known that areas of birds' brains dedicated to singing show neural patterns during sleep akin to the ones they use while awake and singing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Trapped in the middle: Billiards with memory framework leads to mathematical questions

Adding one simple rule to an idealized game of billiards leads to a wealth of intriguing mathematical questions, as well as applications in the physics of living organisms. This week, researchers from the University of Amsterdam, including two master.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Genetic underpinnings of environmental stress identified in model plant

Plants can be temperamental. Even weeds along the side of highways or pushing their way up in the cracks of concrete sidewalks can get stressed out by dehydration, cold, excess salt and more. Researchers at Hiroshima University have identified 14 gen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

NASA technology helps guard against lunar dust

Defeating dust may be a small concern for most people on Earth, but for astronauts and spacecraft destined for the moon or Mars, it is a significant hazard that must be mitigated. That's why researchers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Developing nutrient-rich fertilizer from toxic ammonia

Researchers have recently found out how to use algae to convert ammonia and nitrates into a nutrient-rich fertilizer or fish feed ingredients......»»

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Researchers develop method to extract useful proteins from beer-brewing leftovers

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), have created a method that extracts more than 80% of the available protein in grain leftovers from brewing beer, commonly known as brewers' spent grain......»»

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6 Benefits of Outsourcing Software Development to Poland

The demand for software developers is at an all-time high, presenting a significant challenge for tech enterprises striving to stay ahead in the competitive market. To overcome this obstacle, an increasing number of software product companies are tur.....»»

Category: topSource:  unixmenRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Sony just announced its bass-heavy ULT Wear headphones: Our review

Sony's new ULT Power Sound series prioritizes bass. The ULT Wear headphones are a master class in sound quality, comparable to the WH-1000XM5s. Listening to “I Fall Apart” by Post Malone on Sony’s new ULT Wear headphones made.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Nanoscale movies shed light on one barrier to a clean energy future

Left unchecked, corrosion can rust out cars and pipes, take down buildings and bridges, and eat away at our monuments. Corrosion can also damage devices that could be key to a clean energy future. And now, Duke University researchers have captured ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

Scientists find new ways to convert inhibitors into degraders, paving the way for future drug discoveries

Researchers have discovered ways to convert inhibitor-style targeted cancer drugs into small molecules known as degraders, which help destroy cancer-promoting proteins in cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago