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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), caused by chronic inflammation in the digestive tract linings, can be debilitating and life threatening. A team of researchers at Tokyo…
Berry good news: New compound from blueberries could treat inflammatory disorders
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Self-esteem, or the value one assigns oneself, changes through life. Now, a new study by Japanese researchers examines the relationship of self-esteem with age and…
Study reveals the relation between age and self-esteem levels in Japan
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“Flutter” is a complex oscillatory phenomenon that can destroy aircraft turbine blades and has historically been the cause of several plane accidents. Now, scientists at…
Safe flights: New study detects onset of destructive oscillations in aircraft turbines
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Synthetic dyes are commonly used to assess the toxicity of chemical compounds in cell cultures. However, these dyes damage cells, rendering the cultures useless for long…
Lending color to dead cells—A novel natural dye for screening cell viability
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How did organic matter reach the Earth in the first place? One way to ponder this question is by observing the distribution and abundance of complex organic molecules in…
Scientists confirm presence of acetonitrile in distant interstellar gas cloud
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An exchange of genetic material that occurred when ancient giant viruses infected ancient eukaryotic cells could have caused the nucleus of the eukaryotic cell—its…
In ancient giant viruses lies the truth behind evolution of nucleus in eukaryotic cells
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Unaffordable housing is a growing worldwide problem. In a recent review published in the International Journal of Urban Sciences, researchers dig into the housing…
Transparent luminescent materials have several applications; but so far, few multicolor light–emitting solid transparent materials exist in which the color of emission…
In an exciting new study, scientists at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in Korea use genetically engineered viruses to fabricate highly efficient…
Dengue, zika, and chikungunya viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes and cause tropical fevers with similar symptoms, making accurate diagnosis complicated. Researchers…