16 Apr 2021 - 00:00
The conventional image of a coronavirus particle involves a large sphere with many smaller spheres evenly distributed across its surface. However, scientists have found that this is far from accurate...
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16 Apr 2021 - 00:00
A more accurate image of a coronavirus particle has triangular-shaped spikes. Scientists from OIST and Queen’s University have found that this may aid the success of the coronavirus to transmit from...
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12 Apr 2021 - 11:56
Neurons typically consist of a cell body or ‘soma’, dendrites and axon. The dendrites are branched structures that receive signals from other neurons, while axons transmit signals to other neurons....
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8 Apr 2021 - 13:00
Japan (orange) has the lowest percentage of female researchers out of all OECD member countries. Created from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Summary of Results of Science and...
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1 Apr 2021 - 00:00
An artistic depiction of a kangaskhan – a two-meter-tall Pokémon endemic to Australia. Image by Katerina Zapfe
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Long strands of DNA that make up the genome are gathered into structures called chromosomes. The ends of the chromosomes, the telomeres, and the middle of the chromosomes, the centromeres, are filled...
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:53
Paired-end shotgun sequencing works by first creating multiple copies of the human genome. Then, each copy of the genome is “shotgunned” into smaller fragments, with the breakages occurring at random...
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5 Mar 2021 - 10:00
What shape has the minimum surface area that can enclose any given, fixed volume? This is the isoperimetric problem – a common question studied in this branch of theoretical mathematics. In the...
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8 Feb 2021 - 00:00
When the RAN pathway was depleted, the researchers found that the NuMA protein was not impacted but the HURP protein was.
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4 Feb 2021 - 13:29
C. elegans are tiny worms that may provide clues to preventing age-associated diseases.
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27 Jan 2021 - 16:20
By adding ammonium chloride, the resultant perovskite film had fewer grains of a much larger size, reducing the number of grain boundaries.
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27 Jan 2021 - 16:10
Perovskite solar cell devices require multiple layers to function. The active perovskite layer absorbs sunlight and generates charge carriers. The transport layers transport the charge carriers to...
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