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Artificial meat: UK scientists growing 'bacon' in labs

Added: 20.03.2019 17:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have grown animal cells on blades of grass - could a slaughter-free bacon supply be feasible?

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It's spring already? Physics explains why time flies as we age

Added: 20.03.2019 16:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have a new explanation for why those endless days of childhood seemed to last so much longer than they do now -- physics. According to the theory, the apparent temporal discrepancy can be blamed on the ever-slowing speed at which images are obtained and processed by the human brain as the body ages.

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Effects on offspring of epigenetic inheritance via sperm

Added: 20.03.2019 14:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

As an organism grows and responds to its environment, genes in its cells are constantly turning on and off, with different patterns of gene expression in different cells. But can changes in gene expression be passed on from parents to their children and subsequent generations? Researchers have now demonstrated that epigenetic information carried by parental sperm chromosomes can cause changes in gene expression and development in the offspring.

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Smarter drug release thanks to control over encapsulation

Added: 20.03.2019 6:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered the parameters that govern the encapsulation of drugs. This gives more control over the slow and steady release of drugs in patients. Moreover, designing encapsulations for new drugs will now require far less experimentation which makes for faster and cheaper drug development. The researchers believe this work will have a significant impact on the biomedical field and designing future drugs.

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Engineers create rubbery 'smart' material to treat open wounds, infections and cancer

Added: 20.03.2019 6:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a material -- a new kind of shape memory polymer (SMP) -- that could have major implications for health care.


The rise and fall of Ziggy star formation and the rich dust from ancient stars

Added: 19.03.2019 20:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. Standard models can't explain this much dust in a galaxy this young, forcing us to rethink the history of star formation. Researchers now think MACS0416_Y1 experienced staggered star formation with two intense starburst periods 300 million and 600 million years after the Big Bang with a quiet phase in between.

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Experiments with roundworms suggest alternatives for the treatment of schizophrenia

Added: 19.03.2019 20:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers used C. elegans as an animal model to investigate the importance of certain human genes for the treatment of schizophrenia.

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