Researchers develop antimicrobial, plant-based food wrap designed to replace plastic

Researchers develop antimicrobial, plant-based food wrap designed to replace plastic

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plant-based coating that can be...
Kyoto University researchers serendipitously discover rare cluster compound

Kyoto University researchers serendipitously discover rare cluster compound

Scientists at Kyoto University’s Institute for Cell-Material Sciences have discovered a novel cluster compound that could prove useful as a catalyst. Compounds, called polyoxometalates,...
Scientists change the game when it comes to activity tracking

Scientists change the game when it comes to activity tracking

The creation of high-resolution extrusion printing—think 3D printing but with ink that conducts electricity—has enabled UBC researchers to explore the potential of wearable human...
Research: Giving metal to microbes could reduce greenhouse gas

Research: Giving metal to microbes could reduce greenhouse gas

Like you and me, microbes need some metals in their diet to stay healthy. The metals help the microbes fully “digest” food. After a...
Study clarifies hazards posed by harmful algal blooms

Study clarifies hazards posed by harmful algal blooms

Research by Oregon State University has shed new light on the hazards associated with harmful algal blooms such as one four years ago that...
ViroGenetics on the hunt for new coronaviruses in European animals

ViroGenetics on the hunt for new coronaviruses in European animals

ViroGenetics research group from the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology at the Jagiellonian University takes part in the international MUSECoV project: Multi-scale Eco-evolution of Coronaviruses:...
Scientists discover intracellular biosilicification in prokaryotes

Scientists discover intracellular biosilicification in prokaryotes

Biosilicification, i.e., the formation of biological structures composed of silica, has wide distribution among eukaryotes. It plays a major role in global biogeochemical cycles...
Researchers find new factors behind better vision

Researchers find new factors behind better vision

The size of our primary visual cortex and the amount of brain tissue we have dedicated to processing visual information at certain locations of...
JU chemists publish an article in a prestigious international journal

JU chemists publish an article in a prestigious international journal

Researchers from the JU Faculty of Chemistry have recently published the paper “The lung surfactant activity probed with molecular dynamics simulations” in Advances in...
Study: New feedback system can improve efficiency of fusion reactions

Study: New feedback system can improve efficiency of fusion reactions

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have refined the use of magnetic fields to improve the performance...

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