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Scientists fight over threat to Texas songbird—and who owns the data  Science Magazine · 2 days
Controversial paper on warbler numbers was marked for retraction, then reinstated more
New effort aims to study brain diseases in African-Americans  Science Magazine · 2 days
Center will probe links between genetics and neuropsychiatric illnesses to help personalized medicine reach this population more
Interfacial actin protrusions mechanically enhance killing by cytotoxic T cells  Science Magazine · 2 days
Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) kill by forming immunological synapses with target cells and secreting toxic proteases and the pore-forming protein perforin into the intercellular space. Immunological synapses are... more
Hydrogel 3D printing with the capacitor edge effect  Science Magazine · 2 days
Recent decades have seen intense developments of hydrogel applications for cell cultures, tissue engineering, soft robotics, and ionic devices. Advanced fabrication techniques for hydrogel structures are being developed to meet user-specified requirements.... more
Plasmon damping depends on the chemical nature of the nanoparticle interface  Science Magazine · 2 days
The chemical nature of surface adsorbates affects the localized surface plasmon resonance of metal nanoparticles. However, classical electromagnetic simulations are blind to this effect, whereas experiments... more
Comment on "Giant electromechanical coupling of relaxor ferroelectrics controlled by polar nanoregion vibrations"  Science Magazine · 2 days
Manley et al. (Science Advances, 16 September 2016, p. e1501814) report the splitting of a transverse acoustic phonon branch below TC in... more
The architectural design of smart ventilation and drainage systems in termite nests  Science Magazine · 2 days
Termite nests have been widely studied as effective examples for ventilation and thermoregulation. However, the mechanisms by which these properties are controlled by the... more
Remote detection of radioactive material using mid-IR laser-driven electron avalanche  Science Magazine · 2 days
Remote detection of a distant, shielded sample of radioactive material is an important goal, but it is made difficult by the finite spatial range of the decay products.... more
Electronic structure at coarse-grained resolutions from supervised machine learning  Science Magazine · 2 days
Computational studies aimed at understanding conformationally dependent electronic structure in soft materials require a combination of classical and quantum-mechanical simulations, for which the sampling of conformational space can be particularly... more
Single-molecule polarization microscopy of DNA intercalators sheds light on the structure of S-DNA  Science Magazine · 2 days
DNA structural transitions facilitate genomic processes, mediate drug-DNA interactions, and inform the development of emerging DNA-based biotechnology such as programmable materials and... more
Observation of new plasmons in the fractional quantum Hall effect: Interplay of topological and nematic orders  Science Magazine · 2 days
Collective modes of exotic quantum fluids reveal underlying physical mechanisms responsible for emergent quantum states. We... more
This cuckoo catfish tricks other fish into raising its head-chomping young  Science Magazine · 2 days
Fostered fish hatch fast to ensure a place in the mouth of the unsuspecting foster parent more
Cell competition during reprogramming gives rise to dominant clones  Science Magazine · 3 days
The ability to generate induced pluripotent stem cells from differentiated cell types has enabled researchers to engineer cell states. Although studies have identifed molecular networks that reprogram cells to pluripotency,... more
Response to Comment on "Insulator-metal transition in dense fluid deuterium"  Science Magazine · 3 days
In their comment, Desjarlais et al. claim that a small temperature drop occurs after isentropic compression of fluid deuterium through the first-order insulator-metal transition. We show that their... more
Comment on "Insulator-metal transition in dense fluid deuterium"  Science Magazine · 3 days
Celliers et al. (Reports, 17 August 2018, p. 677), in an attempt to reconcile differences in inferred metallization pressures, provide an alternative temperature analysis of the Knudson et al. experiments (Reports, 26... more
Machine learning for data-driven discovery in solid Earth geoscience  Science Magazine · 3 days
Understanding the behavior of Earth through the diverse fields of the solid Earth geosciences is an increasingly important task. It is made challenging by the complex, interacting, and multiscale processes... more
Factors influencing meiotic recombination revealed by whole-genome sequencing of single sperm  Science Magazine · 3 days
Recombination is critical to meiosis and evolution, yet many aspects of the physical exchange of DNA via crossovers remain poorly understood. We report an approach for... more
Damage on plants activates Ca2+-dependent metacaspases for release of immunomodulatory peptides  Science Magazine · 3 days
Physical damage to cells leads to the release of immunomodulatory peptides to elicit a wound defense response in the surrounding tissue. In Arabidopsis thaliana, the plant... more
High-fructose corn syrup enhances intestinal tumor growth in mice  Science Magazine · 3 days
Excessive consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is associated with obesity and with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Whether HFCS contributes directly to tumorigenesis is unclear.... more
The Qingjiang biota--A Burgess Shale-type fossil Lagerstätte from the early Cambrian of South China  Science Magazine · 3 days
Burgess Shale–type fossil Lagerstätten provide the best evidence for deciphering the biotic patterns and magnitude of the Cambrian explosion. Here,... more
The reductive coupling of dinitrogen  Science Magazine · 3 days
The coupling of two or more molecules of dinitrogen (N2) occurs naturally under the radiative conditions present in the ionosphere and may be achieved synthetically under ultrahigh pressure or plasma conditions. However, the comparatively low N–N single-bond enthalpy... more
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Why dangerous asteroids heading to Earth are so hard to detect
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Why dangerous asteroids heading to Earth are so hard to detect
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A brief history of science writing shows the rise of the female voice
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Fortified 'high tunnel' growing structures withstand 'bomb cyclone' winds
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4-D-printed materials can be stiff as wood or soft as sponge
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This cuckoo catfish tricks other fish into raising its head-chomping young
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Satellites key to addressing water scarcity
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