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Spinning, magnetic micro-robots help researchers probe immune cell recognition

Researchers at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago have engineered tiny, spinning micro-robots that bind to immune cells to probe their function. The robot, or "hexapod," gives sci.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Best Verizon new customer deals: Galaxy S24, iPhone and more

Are your monthly cell phone bills bleeding you dry? Save some cash with these Verizon new customer deals......»»

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Should family members be in charge of family businesses? We analyzed 175 studies to understand how a family CEO pays off

From Hermes to Smuckers to the fictional Waystar Royco of HBO's "Succession," family businesses often choose their CEOs from the ranks of kin. But is this a good business decision? As researchers who study entrepreneurship and management, we wanted t.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Spintronics research shows material"s magnetic properties can predict how a spin current changes with temperature

Spintronics is a field garnering immense attention for its range of potential advantages for conventional electronics. These include reducing power consumption, high-speed operation, non-volatility, and the potential for new functionalities......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Urgent need for logging loophole remedy within proposed Great Koala National Park

A team of conservation and policy researchers have called for a logging loophole within the proposed Great Koala National Park to be urgently remedied to stem the tide of harmful outcomes impacting the South East Australian koala population......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

The big quantum chill: Scientists modify common lab refrigerator to cool faster with less energy

By modifying a refrigerator commonly used in both research and industry, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have drastically reduced the time and energy required to cool materials to within a few degrees above ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

CMS Collaboration observes new all-heavy quark structures

For over a decade, the CMS Collaboration, a large team of researchers based at different institutes worldwide, has been analyzing data collected at the Compact Muon Solenoid, a general-purpose particle detector at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC)......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Researchers create artificial cells that act like living cells

In a new study published in Nature Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Ronit Freeman and her colleagues describe the steps they took to manipulate DNA and proteins—essential building blocks of life—to create cells that look and act like cells f.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Supercomputer simulation reveals new mechanism for membrane fusion

An intricate simulation performed by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers using one of the world's most powerful supercomputers sheds new light on how proteins called SNAREs cause biological membranes to fuse......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Manipulating the geometry of the "electron universe" in magnets

Researchers at Tohoku University and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have developed fundamental experiments and theories to manipulate the geometry of the "electron universe," which describes the structure of electronic quantum states in a manner math.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Researchers detect a new molecule in space

New research from the group of MIT Professor Brett McGuire has revealed the presence of a previously unknown molecule in space. The team's open-access paper, "Rotational Spectrum and First Interstellar Detection of 2-Methoxyethanol Using ALMA Observa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Hunting for the elusive: IceCube observes seven potential tau neutrinos

Researchers at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica have found seven signals that could potentially indicate tau neutrinos—which are famously hard to detect—from astrophysical objects......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Researchers uncover natural variation in wild emmer wheat for broad-spectrum disease resistance

Bread wheat is one of the most important staple crops for millions of people and is apparently the largest cultivated and traded cereal worldwide. Bread wheat is a hexaploid species with three subgenomes (2n = 6x = 42, AABBDD) that has undergone two.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Researchers report on mechanisms of gene regulatory divergence between species

Closely related animal species can look physically different, but you might be surprised to learn that those differences can result not only from DNA sequence changes that alter proteins' structure or function, but also because changes in the DNA aff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Bacteria for climate-neutral chemicals of the future

Researchers at ETH Zurich have engineered bacteria in the laboratory to efficiently use methanol. The metabolism of these bacteria can now be tapped into to produce valuable products currently made by the chemical industry from fossil fuels......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

A new method for enzymatic synthesis of potential RNA therapeutics

A team of researchers at IOCB Prague led by Prof. Michal Hocek has developed a novel method for preparing ribonucleic acid (RNA) containing modified bases. Innovative use of engineered DNA polymerases, enzymes commonly used for the synthesis of DNA,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

A first glimpse at our galaxy"s magnetic field in 3D

Thanks to new sophisticated techniques and state-of-the-art facilities, astronomy has entered a new era in which the depth of the sky can finally be accessed. The ingredients of our cosmic home, the Milky Way galaxy—stars, gas, magnetic fields—ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Breaking boundaries in tiny labs: New technology using sound waves has implications for nanoparticle manipulation

Acoustofluidics elegantly merges acoustics with fluid mechanics, enabling precise manipulation of fluids and particles on both micro and nanoscales. This interdisciplinary field plays a crucial role in biomedicine, tissue engineering, and nanoparticl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

New small molecule helps scientists study regeneration

Regenerating damaged tissues or organs has been a dream of scientists for decades. Now, researchers at the FMI and Novartis Biomedical Research have discovered a new molecule that activates a protein involved in regeneration. The tool holds promise f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Scientists stencil-paint carbon nanotube components for flexible transparent electronics

Researchers from Skoltech, MIPT, and elsewhere have found a fast and inexpensive way to create geometric patterns in carbon nanotube films. The resulting films turned out to have superior properties for manufacturing components for 6G communication d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Concern grows as bird flu spreads further in US cows: 32 herds in 8 states

Experts say the US is not sharing as much data on the outbreak as it should. Enlarge / Greylag geese sit on a field and rest while a cow passes by in the background. (credit: Getty | Daniel Bockwoldt) Researchers aroun.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024