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Visualizing the process of digestion in the oldest known animal-microbe symbiosis

Marine biologists have been able to visualize for the first time how tropical sponges and their symbiotic bacteria work together to consume and recycle organic food. The research led by Meggie Hudspith and Jasper de Goeij from the University of Amste.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

PayPal In Talks To Buy Crypto Custody Firm Curv, Reports Say

PayPal is said to be in the process of buying Curv, a technology firm that powers the secure storage of cryptocurrency, news outlet CoinDesk reported Tuesday, citing three sources familiar with the situation. From the report: Israeli news outlet Calc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

How the trap-jaw ant got its ultrafast bite

Powerful and deadly, the bite of a trap-jaw ant is renowned throughout the animal kingdom. Unlike normal gripping jaws, which rely on muscles to open and close, the trap-jaw latches itself open, storing energy like a stretched spring. When released,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Polymerization process of hydrogel microspheres on video

Aqueous free-radical precipitation polymerization is one of the most useful methods to prepare uniformly sized hydrogel microspheres (microgels), and an understanding of the polymerization mechanism is crucial to control the structure or physicochemi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Study highlights pitfalls associated with "cybervetting" job candidates

A recent study of how human resources professionals review online information and social media profiles of job candidates highlights the ways in which so-called 'cybervetting' can introduce bias and moral judgment into the hiring process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Updated feline life stage guidelines released to the veterinary community

Two of the world's leading veterinary organizations are proud to announce updated recommendations in the 2021 AAHA/AAFP Feline Life Stage Guidelines. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Nuclear fusion: Building a star on Earth is hard, which is why we need better materials

Nuclear fusion is the process that powers the Sun and all other stars. During fusion, the nuclei of two atoms are brought close enough together that they fuse together, releasing huge amounts of energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 33 min. ago

Researchers watch anti-cancer drug release from DNA nanostructures in real time

Researchers have found a way to study the endonuclease-driven digestion of drug-loaded DNA nanostructures in real time. As the team investigated the binding of Dox to the DNA structures in great detail, they discovered that the majority of previous s.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Common bacteria modified to make designer sugar-based drug

Envisioning an animal-free drug supply, scientists have reprogrammed a common bacterium to make a designer polysaccharide molecule used in pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Haryana : Data Centre Policy 2021

The Government of Haryana is currently in the process of formulating and adopting  a Data Centre Policy. Given the unprecedented pace in which data is being created, stored and used in the country, we believe it’s the right time to come up with po.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Key steps discovered in production of critical immune cell

WEHI researchers have uncovered a process cells use to fight off infection and cancer that could pave the way for precision cancer immunotherapy treatment......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 5 min. ago

Scientists monitor meerkats" response to returning zoo visitors

Experts in animal behavior at Nottingham Trent University, Harper Adams University and Twycross Zoo studied the behavior of meerkats at several zoos both during lockdown when there were suddenly no visitors, and then again for a month after zoos reop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 5 min. ago

Common bacteria modified to make designer sugar-based drug

Envisioning an animal-free drug supply, scientists have—for the first time—reprogrammed a common bacterium to make a designer polysaccharide molecule used in pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Published today in Nature Communications, the resear.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Protein kinases significantly contribute to the immunodeficiency in HIV patients

A new study indicates that protein kinases, which initiate the process that erodes the body's immunity, significantly contribute to the immunodeficiency in HIV patients. Drugs that block these protein kinases may offer a solution to treating HIV pati.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Searching for novel targets for new antibiotics

Ribosome formation is viewed as a promising potential target for new antibacterial agents. Researchers have gained new insights into this multifaceted process. The formation of ribosomal components involves multiple helper proteins which, much like i.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Prioritizing the oldest for COVID-19 vaccines saves more lives, potential years of life, study shows

Challenging the idea that older people with shorter life expectancies should rank lower in coronavirus immunization efforts, new research shows that giving vaccine priority to those most at risk of dying from COVID-19 will save the maximum number of.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Production of 3nm chips for 2022 Apple devices to ramp up later this year

Silicon based on the 3nm node could be up to 15% faster and 30% more power efficient than the 5nm process used on the M1 chips on today's Mac Mini and MacBooks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

The selection of leaders of political parties through primary elections penalizes women

A study by two researchers at the UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences (DCPIS) has examined the effect of selecting party leaders by direct vote by the entire membership (a process known in southern Europe as 'primaries' and in English-spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Searching for novel targets for new antibiotics

Ribosome formation is viewed as a promising potential target for new antibacterial agents. Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have gained new insights into this multifaceted process. The formation of ribosomal components involves.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

High-performance electrocatalysts to propel development of direct ethanol fuel cells

Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Nanjing Normal University recently reported a strategy for boosting the electrocatalytic performance of palladium (Pd) in ethanol oxidation reaction, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Moving Beyond the Cult of Volume, Part 2

In digital, we are trapped in a monotonous, relentless process of newness that is rarely useful and very often damaging but must be embraced because it’s new. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021