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Biophysics

Path of light in photosynthesis

June 21, 2021
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Nature has made use of the basic reaction centre architecture that emerged over 3 billion years ago

Biochemistry

Hormone’s action to battle prostate cancer

June 21, 2021
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Researchers have unveiled important new insights into how hormones known as androgens act on our cells

Immunology

Enzyme TPL-2 helps immune cells kill pathogenic bacteria

June 21, 2021
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A new study sheds light on how the body’s response to bacterial infection is controlled in the macrophage

Material Science

Novel intelligent material

June 21, 2021
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These smart materials could potentially be used in many things from drug delivery to energy storage

Biology

Mice learn spatial aspects through smell

June 21, 2021
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Mice can sense extremely fast and subtle changes in the structure of odours and use this to guide their behaviour

Artificial Intelligence

Simple robots, smart algorithms

June 17, 2021
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As magnetic interactions increase, dispersed “dumb robots” can gather in compact clusters to accomplish complex tasks

Material Science

Engineered 'living' machines

June 17, 2021
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New soft, responsive metamaterial holds potential for wide variety of societal benefits

Material Science

Nanotraps for coronavirus

June 17, 2021
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Potential COVID-19 treatment pairs nanoparticles with immune system to search and destroy viruses

Atmospheric Science

Lightning cleans atmosphere

June 17, 2021
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Lightning bolts subvisible discharges produce extreme amounts of the hydroxyl radical

Bioengineering

Body’s own immune system to fight cancer

June 17, 2021
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Engineered immune cells used in new cancer therapies can overcome physical barriers