15 Oct 2021 - 11:44
In a new study published in iScience, researchers created mutant mice without XRN1 in the forebrain. XRN1 is a protein that plays a crucial role in degrading mRNA. The scientists found that...
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:36
DNA analysis looking at small changes throughout the whole genome sorted the Lentipes gobies into four different lineages that corresponded to the color pattern of the males. The grey, unfilled...
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17 Sep 2021 - 11:36
The swirls and eddies in turbulent flows occur at a wide range of scales. This figure appeared in the press release "...
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10 Sep 2021 - 11:16
When chlorine is incorporated in the perovskite crystal structure, the surface of the perovskite layer is depressed. This is due to chlorine’s smaller size, leading to a difference in height between...
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24 Aug 2021 - 11:30
In a study published in Physical Review Letters, Professor Marco Rosti explores large scale and small scale dynamics of a turbulent puff.
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5 Aug 2021 - 12:19
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13 Jul 2021 - 14:15
A global study, conducted by OIST researcher, Dr. Payal Shah, estimated...
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15 Jun 2021 - 16:53
The conventional method of breaking liquid bridges uses retraction. When the nozzle (or plate) is lifted, the liquid bridge extends and breaks. This can form capillary tails and satellite droplets....
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14 Jun 2021 - 10:43
Once a hurricane moves over land, it loses its moisture supply so the air contains less moisture. Air must rise further before it reaches a temperature where it can no longer hold the level of water...
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14 Jun 2021 - 10:35
Air in a Northern Hemisphere hurricane circulates counterclockwise at tremendous speeds. As it spins, air also moves inwards, rises upwards and then moves outwards. The rising moist air condenses,...
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7 May 2021 - 14:49
Four steps are repeated in a cycle to remove nitrogen from the air. The blue and red arrows show the changes in the flow of pressurized air through the device in each step. This process is used in...
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27 Apr 2021 - 00:00
To treat both kinds of water, the researchers devised an ingenious solution; they used microbes to not only drive the treatment process, but also to recover some valuable nutrients out of the...
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