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Researchers use quantum computing to predict gene relationships

In a new multidisciplinary study, researchers at Texas A&M University showed how quantum computing—a new kind of computing that can process additional types of data—can assist with genetic research and used it to discover new links between genes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 20th, 2023

Self-assembling and disassembling swarm molecular robots via DNA molecular controller

Researchers from Tohoku University and Kyoto University have successfully developed a DNA-based molecular controller that autonomously directs the assembly and disassembly of molecular robots. This pioneering technology marks a significant step towar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 min. ago

IV infusion enables editing of the cystic fibrosis gene in lung stem cells

Approach relies on lipid capsules like those in the mRNA vaccines. Enlarge (credit: DrAfter123) The development of gene editing tools, which enable the specific targeting and correction of mutations, hold the promise of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Researchers issue "call to action" for data on more diverse range of dog owners

Virginia Tech's Audrey Ruple and Courtney Sexton, already deeply involved in data collection and analysis for dog health and connections to humans through the Dog Aging Project, are imploring fellow scientists to cast the net even wider for data on t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Sweaty cattle may boost food security in a warming world

Sweaty cows may not sound like the most exciting company, but in a warming world, researchers can't get enough of them. When cattle are too hot, they tend to stop eating, said Raluca Mateescu, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Permanent gene edits to tardigrades help shed light on their amazing resilience

Some species of tardigrades are highly and unusually resilient to various extreme conditions fatal to most other forms of life. The genetic basis for these exceptional abilities remains elusive......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago

New method enables fast crystal structure analysis of intrinsically disordered proteins

Intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) can dynamically change their conformations depending on their external environment and can, therefore, bind to different compounds. However, they are difficult to analyze. Now, Tokyo Tech researchers have addr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago

Scientists discover non-transcriptional mechanism of karrikin signaling transduction

Researchers led by Dr. Wang Lei and Wang Bing from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have shown that the non-transcriptional activity of the transcriptional repressor proteins SUPPRESSOR OF MAX2 1.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 17 min. ago

Public more confident connecting increasing heat, wildfires with climate change, study finds

Oregon State University researchers found that U.S. adults are fairly confident in linking wildfires and heat to climate change, but less confident when it comes to other extreme weather events like hurricanes, flooding or tornadoes......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 17 min. ago

Ripe for knowledge: Unraveling the genetic ties of banana softening

A recent study has pinpointed a novel bHLH gene, MabHLH28, as a key regulator of banana fruit ripening. This gene significantly influences the softening process by upregulating the expression of softening-related genes, either independently or in syn.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 17 min. ago

Unraveling the auxin-sucrose nexus in Lily bulbil formation

A study reveals how auxin and sucrose metabolism regulate bulbil initiation in Lilium lancifolium. By manipulating auxin levels and examining key sucrose metabolism genes, researchers found that low auxin concentrations enhance bulbil formation. This.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 17 min. ago

New tool to detect protein-protein interactions could lead to promising avenues for gene therapy and other treatments

SMU nanotechnology expert MinJun Kim and his team have developed a faster, more precise way to detect the properties and interactions of individual proteins crucial in rapid, accurate, and real-time monitoring of virus-cell interactions. This could p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 49 min. ago

Researchers discover honeybees can detect lung cancer

Michigan State University researchers have discovered that honeybees can detect biomarkers or chemical concentrations associated with lung cancer in human breath. The researchers have also shown that the honeybees can distinguish between different lu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers develop new electrochemical biosensor for cancer prognosis

Researchers at Nano Life Science Institute (WPI-NanoLSI), Kanazawa University report in Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X a novel approach for detecting a particular biomolecule associated with several diseases. The results show good sensitivity and s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Liquid crystal source of photon pairs opens path to new generation of quantum sources

Spontaneous parametric down-conversion (SPDC), as a source of entangled photons, is of great interest for quantum physics and quantum technology, but so far it could be only implemented in solids......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Nanosized blocks spontaneously assemble in water to create tiny floating checkerboards

Researchers have engineered nanosized cubes that spontaneously form a two-dimensional checkerboard pattern when dropped on the surface of water. The work, published in Nature Communications, presents a simple approach to create complex nanostructures.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers tune Casimir force using magnetic fields

Research teams led by Prof. Zeng Changgan and Zhang Hui from the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have achieved a reversible.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers discover mysterious mini-Neptunes

Researchers discovered mini-Neptunes around four red dwarfs using observations from a global network of ground-based telescopes and the TESS space telescope. These four mini-Neptunes are close to their parent stars, and the three of them are likely t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers develop piezocatalytically-induced controllable mineralization scaffold with bone-like microenvironment

Inspired by nature, the researchers developed a piezocatalytically-induced controlled mineralization strategy using piezoelectric polymer poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) fibers with ordered micro-nano structures to prepare biomimetic tissue engineering sca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Study: Climate change drove the route shift of the ancient Silk Road in two distinct ways

Climate change has convincingly been linked to the evolution of human civilization on different temporal scales. In a recent study published in the journal Science Bulletin, researchers note that the role of climate change in influencing spatial chan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers find earliest evidence for a microblade adaptation in the Tibetan plateau

A research team led by Prof. Zhang Xiaoling from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, published a paper entitled "The Earliest Evidence for a Microblade Adaptation in the Remote, High Alt.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024