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April 7, 2019

Apr. 3, 2019 — By blocking a protein’s activity with antibodies, investigators were able to improve cognitive behavior in aging … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — For the first time scientists have found an organism that can produce chlorophyll but does not engage in photosynthesis. The peculiar organism is dubbed ‘corallicolid’ because it is found … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — The damage caused to the Great Barrier Reef by global warming has compromised the capacity of its corals to recover, according to new … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — Researchers have revealed the full structure of human ACLY, a building block of metabolism over-expressed in several types of cancers. Their discovery could be a major step in developing molecular … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — Scientists recently discovered and explored a hydrothermal field at 2,000 meters depth in the Gulf of California where towering mineral structures serve as biological hotspots for life. These newly … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — By focusing light down to the size of an atom, scientists have produced the first images of a molecule’s normal modes of vibration — the internal motions that drive the chemistry of all things, … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — Imagine being able to hear people whispering in the next room, while the raucous party in your own room is inaudible to the whisperers. Researchers have found a way to do just that — make sound flow … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — Physicists have shown that they could organize groups of individual atoms into large grids with an efficiency unmatched by existing … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — A 5,000-year-old barley grain discovered in Aland, southern Finland, turns researchers’ understanding of ancient Northern livelihoods upside down. New findings reveal that hunter-gatherers took … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — When looking at a picture of a sunny day at the beach, we can almost smell the scent of sun screen. Our brain often completes memories and automatically brings back to mind the different elements of … read more 

Apr. 3, 2019 — Science-fiction writers have long envisioned human-machine hybrids that wield extraordinary powers. However, ‘super plants’ with integrated nanomaterials may be much closer to reality. … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — A dusty, doughnut-shaped feature long thought to be an essential part of the ‘engines’ at the cores of active galaxies is seen for the first time in one of the most powerful galaxies in the … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — Human-caused pollution spurs the production of climate-changing particles known as secondary organic aerosols much more than previously thought. Researchers made the finding by analyzing air samples … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — An international team of researchers has put a theory speculated by the late Stephen Hawking to its most rigorous test to date, and their results have ruled out the possibility that primordial black … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — The dramatic loss of ice in the Arctic is influencing sea-ice transport across the Arctic Ocean. Today only 20 percent of the sea ice that forms in the shallow Russian marginal seas of the Arctic … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — Just as controlled-release medications slowly dole out their cargo after they experience a pH change in the body, implanted ‘artificial muscles’ could someday flex and relax in response to … read more 

Apr. 2, 2019 — Traditional surgery to reshape a nose or ear entails cutting, sometimes followed by long recovery times and scars. Now, researchers have developed a ‘molecular surgery’ process using tiny … read more 

Apr. 1, 2019 — Scientists for the first time have found strong evidence that RNA and DNA could have arisen from the same set of precursor molecules even before life evolved on Earth about four billion years … read more 

Apr. 1, 2019 — An ancient group of people made ritual offerings to supernatural deities near the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, about 500 years earlier than the Incas, according to an international … read more 

Apr. 1, 2019 — Little is known about the inner structure of the Moon, but a major step forward was made by a scientist who conducted experiments that enabled her to determine the temperature at the boundary of the … read more 
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