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Astronomy

Formation of Earth’s building blocks

May 17, 2021
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Tracing path of carbon, scientists rewrite picture of early planet formation

Biotechnology

Making accurate predictions by filtering noises

May 17, 2021
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Pioneering study delves into the trade-offs organisms make as they process information

Biotechnology

Side shoots growth directed by Little Ninja

May 17, 2021
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The microProtein that can control the physical shape of plants including barley and rice and potentially make them more productive

Quantum Science

Quantum computing using factory-made silicon chips

May 17, 2021
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A single qubit on a standard silicon transistor chip has been successfully demonstrated as “quantum capable” in a new study

Chemical Engineering

Material that strengthens from vibration

May 17, 2021
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Gel material created by scientists inspired by bone could lead to new adhesives, implants

Psychology

Physical punishment affects child behaviour

May 10, 2021
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Twin study shows harsh parenting practices, not genetics, are linked to higher levels of behavior problems in children

Neurobiology

An early sign of Alzheimer’s pathology

May 10, 2021
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Researchers found that susceptible neurons in the prefrontal cortex develop a “leak” in calcium storage with advancing age.

Immunology

Intestinal immune system affects food processing

May 10, 2021
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The findings may provide insights into origins of metabolic disease and malnutrition

Biomedical Science

Link between breast cancer and bone growth

May 10, 2021
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The findings could point the way to future diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments

Microbiology

Wisdom, loneliness, and intestinal multitude

May 10, 2021
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It may take guts — or more precisely, a diverse gut microbiome — to achieve wisdom and fend off loneliness. Or perhaps it’s the other way around