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Smartphone screens effective sensors for soil or water contamination

The touchscreen technology used in billions of smartphones and tablets could also be used as a powerful sensor, without the need for any modifications......»»

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Machine learning models to help photovoltaic systems find their place in the sun

Scientists develop algorithms that predict the output of solar cells, easing their integration into existing power grids......»»

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Face off for best ID checkers

The Glasgow Face Matching Test has been updated to find super-recognizers who can help prevent errors caused by face recognition software......»»

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Making our computers more secure

Researchers recently presented articles on memory safety that make computer systems more secure. This new research, which has zero to little effect on system performance, is already being used to create a processor......»»

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New software for designing sustainable cities

By 2050, more than 70% of the world's population will live in cities. Researchers have developed software that shows city planners where to invest in nature to improve people's lives and save billions of dollars......»»

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Combining classical and quantum computing opens door to new discoveries

Researchers have discovered a new and more efficient computing method for pairing the reliability of a classical computer with the strength of a quantum system......»»

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Printing flexible wearable electronics for smart device applications

With the increase in demand for flexible wearable electronics, researchers have explored flexible energy storage devices, such as flexible supercapacitators, that are lightweight and safe and easily integrate with other devices. Printing electronics.....»»

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Artificial intelligence enhances efficacy of sleep disorder treatments

An algorithm based on 20,000 nights of sleep that can improve the diagnosis, treatment and our overall understanding of sleep disorders has been developed......»»

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New algorithm for modern quilting

When it comes to the art of quilting, determining the feasibility and order of steps in advanced patterns can be notoriously complicated - and frustrating. By automating that process, a new algorithm enables quilters to focus on design and creation......»»

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Helping doctors manage COVID-19

New artificial intelligence (AI) technology is capable of assessing the severity of COVID-19 cases with a promising degree of accuracy, researchers report......»»

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Common antibiotic no more effective than placebo in preventing COVID-19 symptoms among non-hospitalized

A new study has found that the antibiotic azithromycin was no more effective than a placebo in preventing symptoms of COVID-19 among non-hospitalized patients, and may increase their chance of hospitalization, despite widespread prescription of the a.....»»

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Mechanisms to separately regulate synaptic vesicle release and recycling

Interactions of two voltage-gated calcium channels and a pump enable separate control of exocytosis and endocytosis at chemical synapses......»»

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Why identical mutations cause different types of cancer

Why do alterations of certain genes cause cancer only in specific organs of the human body? Scientists have now demonstrated that cells originating from different organs are differentially susceptible to activating mutations in cancer drivers......»»

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Mathematical models and computer simulations are the new frontiers in COVID-19 drug trials

Researchers are using computer models to simulate COVID-19 infections on a cellular level which allows for virtual trials of drugs and vaccines, opening the possibility of pre-assessment for drug and vaccine efficacy against the virus......»»

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COVID-19 antibodies persist at least nine months after infection, study shows

Testing of an entire Italian town shows antibody levels remain high nine months after SARS-CoV-2 infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic......»»

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Words matter: Language can reduce mental health and addiction stigma

Using appropriate language to describe mental illness and addiction can help to reduce stigma and improve how people with these conditions are treated in health care settings and throughout society. The authors define stigma as negative attitudes tow.....»»

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Deconstructing the infectious machinery of SARS-CoV-2

Scientists have published a comprehensive study that -- alongside other recent, complementary studies of coronavirus proteins and genetics -- represents the first step toward developing treatments for COVID-19......»»

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Single cancer cells have different appetites for fatty acids

A recently developed method provides new insights into cancer biology by allowing researchers to show how fatty acids are absorbed by single cells......»»

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3D "assembloid" shows how SARS-CoV-2 infects brain cells

Researchers have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into the human brain......»»

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Repairing hearts with deadly spider venom: Study

A potentially life-saving treatment for heart attack victims has been discovered from a very unlikely source - the venom of one of the world's deadliest spiders. A drug candidate developed from a molecule found in the venom of the Fraser Island (K'ga.....»»

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