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New colour-generation mechanism discovered in 'rainbow' weevil
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Yale-NUS College and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland have discovered a novel colour-generation mechanism in nature, which if harnessed, has the potential to create cosmetics and paints with purer and more... 2 weeks
New accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar discovered
PHYS.ORG Using NuSTAR spacecraft and NICER instrument, an international team of astronomers has found a new accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar. The newly discovered object, designated IGR J17591−2342, is the newest addition to a still short list of... 2 weeks
Image: Frosty crater on Mars
PHYS.ORG This image shows the south-facing rim of a pit crater at 68°S in the Sisyphi Planum region of Mars. It is a colour composite made from images acquired on 2 September 2018 by the Colour and Stereo Surface... 7 days
UCL researchers use ZEISS Xradia 810 Ultra X-ray microscopy to study batteries, fuel cells
NEWS MEDICAL The Electrochemical Innovation Laboratory at University College London is using ZEISS Xradia 810 Ultra X-ray microscopy to study the inner-workings... 2 weeks
Scientists Create Immature Human Eggs From Stem Cells
NPR A Japanese research team made immature human eggs from stem cells that were derived from human blood. The technique brings scientists a step closer to being able to mass-produce human eggs. 4 days
Researchers identify new genetic disorder in a human patient
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and physicians from Spectrum Health have identified for the first time in a human patient a genetic disorder only previously described... 3 days
Scientists grow human esophagus in lab
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists working to bioengineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory now report using pluripotent stem cells to grow human esophageal organoids. This is the first time scientists have been able to grow human esophageal... 4 days
Study: Infants Use Same Gestures as Chimpanzees
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Researchers grow stem cell-derived lung organoids that model human lung development
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have now grown lung organoids from human embryonic stem cells that, after implantation in mice, can develop mature alveolar type 1 (AT1) and AT2 cells... 2 weeks
Study shows racial stereotyping toward young children
PHYS.ORG New research from The Australian National University (ANU), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the University of Michigan have documented young children and youth of colour in the US face significant racial... 2 weeks
The Human Eye Can See 'Ghost Images'
LIVE SCIENCE Scientists have discovered that the human eye has a spooky ability. 1 week
Human skeletal stem cells identified
SCIENCE DAILY Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed in rodent models, have been identified... 4 days
Perovskite semiconductors seeing right through next generation X-ray detectors
PHYS.ORG From observing celestial objects to medical imaging, the sensitive detection of X-rays plays a central role in countless applications. However, the methods used to detect them have undergone an interesting... 4 days
Study shows synchronous human energy consumption over the past 10,000 years
PHYS.ORG University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a study that begins to fill in the knowledge gap of whether human societies grow and decline at the same... 7 days
How 'bad' bacteria gain an upper hand in the human gut
NEWS MEDICAL A study has revealed that the bacterium C. difficile gains a competitive advantage over protective bacteria in the human gut by producing para-cresol. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
MNT For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. 4 days
First-in-human phase 0 study shows clinically-relevant activity of new drug in glioblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Combating glioblastoma remains a major challenge due the complex nature of these tumors, the inability of drugs to penetrate the brain tissue, and lack... 3 days
Progenitor cells for human bone and cartilage have been identified
NEWS MEDICAL Research published today describes for the first time the identification of human skeletal stem cells. The discovery may enable the development of novel therapeutic strategies for diseases that... 4 days
Machine learning technique to predict human cell organization
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have used machine learning to train computers to see parts of the cell the human eye cannot easily distinguish. 1 week
A recount of human genes ups the number to at least 46,831
SCIENCE-NEWS A new estimate of the number of human genes adds in some RNA-producing genes. 1 week
Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
MNT For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. 4 days
X-rays uncover a hidden property that leads to failure in a lithium-ion battery material
SCIENCE DAILY X-ray experiments have revealed that the pathways lithium ions take through a common battery material are more complex than previously... 1 week
Early Holocene human presence in Madagascar evidenced by exploitation of avian megafauna
Science Magazine Previous research suggests that people first arrived on Madagascar by ~2500 years before present (years B.P.). This hypothesis is consistent with butchery marks on... 2 weeks
[Research Resources] A database of tissue-specific rhythmically expressed human genes has potential applications in circadian medicine
Science Magazine The discovery that half of the mammalian protein-coding genome is regulated by the circadian clock has... 2 weeks
Generation of human oogonia from induced pluripotent stem cells in vitro
Science Magazine Human in vitro gametogenesis may transform reproductive medicine. Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) have been induced into primordial germ cell-like cells (hPGCLCs); however, further differentiation to... 4 days
Why some human genes are more popular with researchers than others
SCIENCE DAILY Historical bias is a key reason why biomedical researchers continue to study the same 10 percent of all human genes while ignoring many genes known to... 6 days
Researchers Determine Four New Personality Types
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers at Northwestern University has sifted through data from more than 1.5 million people around the world and found at least... 6 days
Scientists discover and characterize human skeletal stem cells
NEWS MEDICAL Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed... 16 hours
How social networks can save lives when disasters strike
PHYS.ORG Soon after my family moved to New Orleans in the summer of 2005, we heard Mayor Ray Nagin's first warnings about Hurricane Katrina. With two young children, a job I... 2 weeks
Stone in South African cave boasts oldest-known human drawing
REUTERS A small stone flake marked with intersecting lines of red ochre pigment some 73,000 years ago that was... 2 weeks
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