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In case of an inflammation the body releases substances that increase the immune defense. During chronic inflammation, this immune response gets out of control and can induce organ damage.
A research group from the Department of Biomedicine at the University and the University Children’s Hospital of Basel now discovered that innate lymphoid cells...
Team invents non-metallic metamaterial that enables them to 'compress' and contain light
The invention of fibre optics revolutionized the way we share information, allowing us to transmit data at volumes and speeds we'd only previously dreamed of.20.08.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
The south side of Tropical Storm Lowell appears to be its toughest side. That is, the side with the strongest thunderstorms, according to satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-14 and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellites.
NOAA took its GOES-14 satellite out of storage to simulate how the upcoming GOES-R satellite will work and captured a lot of data on Tropical Storm Lowell on...20.08.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
The average temperature on Earth has barely risen over the past 16 years. ETH researchers have now found out why. And they believe that global warming is likely to continue again soon.
Global warming is currently taking a break: whereas global temperatures rose drastically into the late 1990s, the global average temperature has risen only...20.08.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany have used satellite data to map elevation and elevation changes in both Greenland and Antarctica.
The new maps are the most complete published to date, from a single satellite mission. They also show the ice sheets are losing volume at an unprecedented rate...20.08.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
The whirlpool galaxy M51 in a distance of approximately 30 million light years appears almost face-on and displays a beautiful system of spiral arms. A European team of astronomers observed M51 with the LOFAR Telescope in the frequency range 115-175 MHz and obtained the most sensitive galaxy image at frequencies below 1 GHz so far.
With LOFAR's high sensitivity, the disk of M51 in the radio regime could be traced much further out than before. The astronomers detected cosmic electrons and...20.08.2014 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Anyone who has ever had a glass of fizzy soda knows that bubbles can throw tiny particles into the air. But in a finding with wide industrial applications, Princeton researchers have demonstrated that the bursting bubbles push some particles down into the liquid as well.
"It is well known that bursting bubbles produce aerosol droplets, so we were surprised, and fascinated, to discover that when we covered the water with oil,...20.08.2014 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Lithium batteries come out on top in the search for electrochemical energy storage technologies
In recent years, the number of patent applications for electrochemical energy storage technologies has soared. According to a study by the Technische...20.08.2014 | Power and Electrical Engineering | Read more
UCLA-led research finds that a variant of an existing vaccine offers stronger protection against both diseases
In many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are approximately 233,000 new cases of leprosy per year, with nearly...20.08.2014 | Health and Medicine | Read more
It’s not a monkey. It’s not a lemur. It’s not an African Bush Baby or even a Madagascan Mouse. Meet the Philippine tarsier: a tiny, adorable and downright “cool” primate from Southeast Asia.
“It’s really not like any animals that Americans are familiar with,” said Rafe Brown, curator-in-charge at the University of Kansas’ Biodiversity Institute. “A...20.08.2014 | Ecology, The Environment and Conservation | Read more
Coated tissue scaffolds help the body grow new bone to repair injuries or congenital defects.
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks. When applied...20.08.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly high levels of mercury, a harmful pollutant.
Fishery stock "substitutions"—which falsely present a fish of the same species, but from a different geographic origin—are the most dangerous mislabeling...20.08.2014 | Health and Medicine | Read more
Columbia Engineering Researchers Develop XRay, First Step in Understanding How Personal Data is Being Used on Web Services like Google, Amazon, and YouTube
The web can be an opaque black box: it leverages our personal information without our knowledge or control. When, for instance, a user sees an ad about...20.08.2014 | Information Technology | Read more
UCSF-led study finds exposure to hormone disruptor from soap exceeds that from toothpaste
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under...20.08.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
Head-to-head charge configuration explains major performance issues in ferroelectrics
Electronic devices with unprecedented efficiency and data storage may someday run on ferroelectrics—remarkable materials that use built-in electric...20.08.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world’s primary forests.20.08.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.
It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface.20.08.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
Berkeley Lab Researchers Demonstrate Ultra Low-Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance with an Optical Magnetometer
Earth’s magnetic field, a familiar directional indicator over long distances, is routinely probed in applications ranging from geology to archaeology. Now it...20.08.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
A group of neurons are found to function as a 'sleep switch' in the brain
As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals with...20.08.2014 | Health and Medicine | Read more
Can nutrition rating systems be used in supermarkets to encourage healthier spending habits?
A new study by Cornell University researchers sought to answer that very question by tracking the purchasing records in a supermarket chain that uses the...20.08.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
A new web-based program developed by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers will provide a simple, free way for healthcare providers to determine which brain tumor cases require testing for a genetic mutation.
Gliomas – a type of tumor that begins in the brain or spine – are the most common and deadly form of brain cancer in adults, making up about 80 percent of...20.08.2014 | Health and Medicine | Read more
Overactive protein in basal-like carcinoma offers target for new therapeutics
Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is...20.08.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
The Eastern Pacific has generated the twelfth tropical depression of the hurricane season, and satellite imagery showed that it dwarfs nearby Tropical Storm Karina.
Tropical cyclones are usually a couple of hundred miles in diameter. The average size of a tropical cyclone is around 304 nautical miles (350 miles/600 km) in...19.08.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
A parasitic fungus that must kill its ant hosts outside their nest to reproduce and transmit their infection, manipulates its victims to die in the vicinity of the colony, ensuring a constant supply of potential new hosts, according to researchers at Penn State and colleagues at Brazil's Federal University of Vicosa.
Previous research shows that Ophiocordyceps camponoti-rufipedis, known as the "zombie ant fungus," controls the behavior of carpenter ant workers -- Camponotus...19.08.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
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