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Scientists discover novel process to convert visible light into infrared light

Columbia University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from Harvard, have succeeded in developing a chemical process to convert infrared energy into visible light, allowing innocuous ...

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Human hazards hamper vampire bat venom research

Vampire bats could hold the key to new treatments for a range of serious medical problems, but researchers have hit a snag accessing the specimens needed to advance their work.

Tue 15 Jan 19 from

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Mechanism helps explain the ear's exquisite sensitivity

The human ear, like those of other mammals, is so extraordinarily sensitive that it can detect sound-wave-induced vibrations of the eardrum that move by less than the width of an atom. Now, ...

Wed 16 Jan 19 from

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New immune system understanding may lead to safer nanomedicines

Doctors would like to use all sorts of nanoparticles in the body, for example to construct detailed images of anatomy and disease, and to deliver cancer-fighting drugs deep within tumor tissue. ...

Mon 14 Jan 19 from

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Velcro for human cells

The ability of cells to adhere to each other and to their environment is the basis for multicellular life. Adhesion occurs via diverse receptors at the surface of cells that bind to specific ...

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Discovery casts doubt on cell surface organization models

Like planets, the body's cell surfaces look smooth from a distance, but contoured closer up. An article published in Communications Biology describes previously unknown implications of the way ...

Mon 14 Jan 19 from

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Researchers close in on harnessing electricity from bacteria

One day microbes might power fuel cells and space missions. Nick Carne reports.

Sun 13 Jan 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Algae, tripping the light. Fantastic

Scientists identify new light receptor in primitive organism.

24 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Scientists develop novel method to monitor molecular aggregation

Chiral molecules are defined as molecules that are non-superimposable on their mirror images, much like that of left and right human hand bone structure. There are many examples of chiral molecules ...

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Researchers develop bioinspired nanoscale drug delivery method

Washington State University researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from

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