'Local environment' plays key role in breast cancer progression

Ah, nothing beats the crispy crunch of a jellyfish chip. Wait, what? Forget "Lady Doritos," jellyfish chips are a future snack for the masses. It turns out that the swimming gelatinous invertebrates can be leached of water to leave behind a thin, crispy wafer. It tastes of sea salt, apparently. Crispy, Crunchy News of the delicacy first appeared last summer, when Mie Pedersen, a gastrophysicist from the University of Southern Denmark announced that she and her team had found a new way

Gut reactions to improve probiotics

When bacteria enter the body, they have a great deal to overcome to colonize the colon. First, they must survive harsh environments with very few salts without bursting (unlike human blood cells ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Jellyfish Chips: A Delicious Oxymoron

Ah, nothing beats the crispy crunch of a jellyfish chip. Wait, what? Forget "Lady Doritos," jellyfish chips are a future snack for the masses. It turns out that the swimming gelatinous invertebrates ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Discover Magazine

New method rapidly transforms the soft umbrella-shaped jellyfish body into a crunchy treat

Our brains weave together inputs from sight, taste and smell to determine whether food is safe and enjoyable to eat. Though it is often overlooked, texture also has a powerful effect on how ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Electric eel-inspired batteries could power life-long pacemakers

A new battery made of fleshy hydrogel layers generates and stores power like electric eels do. It could power pacemakers without ever needing to be replaced

Mon 19 Feb 18 from Newscientist

An enzyme's evolution from changing electric fields and resisting antibiotics

Enzymes are proteins that speed up or catalyze a reaction in living organisms. Bacteria can produce enzymes that make them resistant to antibiotics. Specifically, the TEM beta-lactamase enzyme ...

Mon 19 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Electric eel-inspired device reaches 110 volts

In an effort to create a power source for future implantable technologies, a team led by Michael Mayer from the University of Fribourg, along with researchers from the University of Michigan ...

Mon 19 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Ras protein's role in spreading cancer

Protein systems, such as Ras, make up the complex signaling pathways that control whether a cell divides or, in some cases, becomes cancerous and metastasizes into other regions of the body. ...

Sun 18 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

Soft, eel-inspired device can produce up to 110 volts

From electric creatures to better pacemakers and even prosthetics.

Thu 22 Feb 18 from ZME Science

Electric eel inspires new soft power source

Scientists aiming to create an improved power supply for implantable devices have found inspiration in the form of a slippery sea creature, the electric eel.

Mon 19 Feb 18 from UPI

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