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Stabilizing protein drugs with a new reversible "mixing-type" material

Protein drugs are widely used as pharmaceutical agents to treat a range of disorders. However, most of these drugs are not very stable and are only retained in the blood circulation for a limited period, which minimizes their efficacy. To resolve the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 25th, 2022

Unique quantum material could enable ultra-powerful, compact computers

Information in computers is transmitted through semiconductors by the movement of electrons and stored in the direction of the electron spin in magnetic materials. To shrink devices while improving their performance—a goal of an emerging field call.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Mixing laser beams and X-ray beams

Unlike fictional laser swords, real laser beams do not interact with each other when they cross—unless the beams meet within a suitable material allowing for nonlinear light-matter interaction. In such a case, wave mixing can give rise to beams wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

High turnover and rescue effect of scaffold protein in response to heavy-ion radiation

Researchers from the Microbeam Technology and Applications Group at the Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have discovered the high turnover and rescue effect of an important scaffold protein in response to hea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Policy and farm management help China mitigate climate change

Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, driven by population growth, urbanization and higher worker wages. However, the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from animal farming in the country ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Quasi-symmetry in CoSi reveals new type of topological material

Ever since the discovery of the quantum Hall effect (Nobel Prize 1985), symmetry has been the guiding principle in the search for topological materials. Now an international team of researchers from Germany, Switzerland, and the U.S. has introduced a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Fly researchers find another layer hiding in the code of life

A new examination of the way different tissues read information from genes has discovered that the brain and testes appear to be extraordinarily open to the use of many different kinds of code to produce a given protein......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Illegal drug deals are proliferating over social media with coded emoji and digital cash apps

Police report seeing increasing evidence of drug deals via apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok – and say that this is one of the factors behind soaring drug fatalities though fentanyl-tainted pills. Emoji are used as code for different drugs.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Drug deals via apps: Social media, coded emoji, and cash apps

Police report seeing increasing evidence of drug deals via apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok – and say that this is one of the factors behind soaring drug fatalities though fentanyl-tainted pills. Emoji are used as code for different drugs.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Physicists explain how type of aurora on Mars is formed

Physicists led by the University of Iowa have learned how a type of aurora on Mars is formed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Engineering team creates monitoring toolkit to speed production of biologic drugs

Two Rutgers University engineers specializing in the process of making drugs derived from living organisms have created an analytical tool they expect will accelerate the discovery and production of biologic drugs that are often at the cutting edge o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Remarkably strong pairing of charge carriers in bilayer antiferromagnetic Mott insulators

Over the past few years, many physicists and material scientists have been investigating superconductivity, the complete disappearance of electrical resistance observed in some solid materials. Superconductivity has so far been primarily observed in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

For plant-based proteins, soy is a smart choice

Soy—the versatile protein source that comes from the species of legumes known as soybeans—is becoming a popular alternative to meat and dairy products, and for good reason. Whether you are trying to eat healthier, eat more sustainably, or both, C.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

New material can "capture toxic pollutants from air"

Researchers at University of Limerick have developed a new material that has the ability to capture toxic chemicals from the air......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Insights to better characterize the nuclear physics and extreme environments of cosmic explosions

Michigan State researchers have helped peer inside a nova—a type of astrophysical nuclear explosion—without leaving Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

e-Ink iPhone display could combine Apple quality with near-zero impact on battery life

A report this morning says that we may see in the future an e-Ink iPhone display, as a secondary screen on a folding iPhone. The most likely interpretation of a follow-up tweet is that Apple is testing a type of color e-ink display that offers crisp.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

New protein structures to aid rational drug design

In a major advance for rational drug design, a Texas A&M AgriLife team has described several protein structures of a crucial player in cellular processes. The advance could bring new ideas for treatments of diseases such as Alzheimer's, AIDS, cancer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

U.S. traffic fatalities surge 10.5% in 2021 to highest count since 2005

Traffic deaths surged after coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020 as more drivers engaged in unsafe behavior like speeding and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

Organic polymeric scintillators excite the X-ray community

X-ray detection is of great importance in diverse applications, such as radiation detection, medical diagnosis, and security inspection. A popular way to achieve X-ray detection is to integrate a photodetector with a luminescent material called a sci.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

Study offers clues to understanding the infection mechanisms of a lethal fungus affecting more than 100 crops

An international study on Fusarium oxysporum, one of the most lethal fungi for crops, found, contrary to what had been thought to date, that the absence of a certain type of enzyme increases the rate of infection, although it decreases the pathogen's.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

Scientists nail down "destination" for protein that delivers zinc

Most people don't think much about zinc. But all living things need zinc for survival. This trace element helps many proteins fold into the right shapes to do their jobs. And in proteins known as enzymes, zinc helps catalyze chemical reactions—incl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022