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A team of researchers from Chung-Ang University and their collaborators have revealed a critical role of sequence differences in ribosomes—the cell’s protein-production…
Newly discovered mechanism of gene regulation underlies bacterial virulence
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Scientists uncover new genetic pathways leading to antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli, which can be targeted to remove that resistance
The threat of multidrug resistance: One step toward unraveling the rise of superbacteria
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Doctors suggest that the “adaptive” motion of nickel-titanium rotary files used for root canal procedures decreases the instrument’s torque generation, thereby reducing…
Improved root canal instrumentation to reduce dental work complications
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Posterior circulation strokes are difficult to diagnose because of the “normal” MRI scans as well as ambiguous symptoms, and a holistic approach can be adopted for…
"Normal" MRI scan accompanied by dizziness—warning sign of posterior stroke
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Scientists from Pusan National University show that development of the concept of “fairness” among adolescents is related to structural changes in the brain 
"Social brain" changes structure with evolving concept of fairness
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Eushearilide, known to be active against a wide range of pathogenic fungi and yeasts, has unexplored antibacterial properties. Now, scientists from the Tokyo University…
New fungus-derived antibiotic for immunocompromised people
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Active mutations of KIT tyrosine kinase are found in several cancers, but the different locations in the cells where KIT induces cancer-specific signaling remain unclear…
When calculating the electrokinetic force, the convention has been to assume that there is no relative velocity of the fluid compared to the surface, which holds true…
Organic semiconductors have advantages over inorganic semiconductors in several areas. However, there are only a few known organic n-type semiconductors, and even they…
The aggregation of amyloid protein fibrils is involved in diseases such as amyloidosis and even Alzheimer’s. A group of Japanese scientists has explored the use of free…