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Biotechnology

“Pioneer transcription factor,” found in plants enables cells to change their fate

March 15, 2021
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To start the process of unpacking tightly bundled genetic material, plants depend on the LEAFY pioneer protein

Material Science

A new way to program light on an ultra-small scale

March 15, 2021
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The discovery is an important step toward control of nanolight, which is light that can access the smallest length scales imaginable

Microbiology

Study finds ‘Achilles heel’ of Crohn’s-linked bacteria

March 15, 2021
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Patients with Crohn’s disease have an overabundance of a type of gut bacteria called adherent-invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC), which promotes inflammation in the intestine

Environmental Science

Plastic ingestion by marine fish is a widespread and growing problem

March 15, 2021
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Analysis by Stanford researchers shows that the rate consumption is increasing and reveals emerging trends

Material Science

Controlling chemical catalysts with sculpted light

March 15, 2021
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Stanford University researchers used light and advanced fabrication and characterization techniques to endow catalysts with new abilities

Biotechnology

New mechanism of cancer formation

March 8, 2021
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A previously unknown mechanism of cancer formation, the understanding of which may lead to more effective treatment

Biotechnology

Probiotic coffee and tea drinks

March 8, 2021
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NUS researchers have created new probiotic coffee and tea drinks that are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics

Material Science

Novel film that keeps us dry and cool

March 8, 2021
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A novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise

Planetary Science

Study helps unlock secrets of star formation

March 8, 2021
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A new study using computer power to map the so-called "sonic scale", shows the key role turbulence plays in star formation.   

Psychology

Citizens versus the internet

March 8, 2021
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How psychological science can confront digital challenges