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Biotechnology

Promise for new antibiotics

September 22, 2021
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Research reveals how the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) obtains the essential nutrient, manganese, from our bodies

Plant Science

New carnivorous plant

September 22, 2021
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Triantha occidentalis produces flowering stalks with sticky hairs that can trap insects

Plant Science

Blushing plants reveal fungi in their roots

September 22, 2021
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Scientists creates plants whose cells and tissues ‘blush’ with beetroot pigments when they are colonised by fungi

Astronomy

Light from behind a black hole

September 22, 2021
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Researchers report the first-ever recordings of X-ray emissions from the far side of a black hole

Physical Science

New information storage and processing device

September 22, 2021
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Scientists develop a means to create a new type of memory, marking a notable breakthrough in the increasingly sophisticated field of artificial intelligence

Neuroscience

Reversing age-related memory loss

September 14, 2021
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The discovery could lead to the development of treatments to prevent memory loss in people as they age

Biomedical Science

Easy diagnosis of brain tumours

September 14, 2021
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Researchers develop two tests that can detect the presence of glioma, a type of brain tumour, in patient urine or blood plasma

Microbiology

Consequences of infection with Salmonella

September 14, 2021
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Researchers discover a possible cause: the infected person's natural intestinal flora and its metabolic products