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Poor Mother-Baby Bonding Can Be Passed Down

Poor Mother-Baby Bonding Can Be Passed Down

A stormy relationship with your mother might affect your own relationship with your child, researchers say.

Biochemical Braille Boosts Implant Integration

Biochemical Braille Boosts Implant Integration

Scientists have designed a biomaterial that can cloak medical implants, helping them to integrate with the rest of the body.

How The Brain Makes Snap Judgments

How The Brain Makes Snap Judgments

Research shows that we make split second judgments about what we see, even if we are not conscious of them.

‘Superhuman’ Robots Inspired By Nature

‘Superhuman’ Robots Inspired By Nature

By combining the superior vision of the human eye with the navigation skills of a rat, researchers hope to design more effective navigation robots.

Mimicking Brain Cells To Boost Memory Power

Mimicking Brain Cells To Boost Memory Power

Researchers have brought ultra-fast, nano-scale data storage within reach, using technology that mimics the human brain.

PandaX Team Report First Dark Matter Search Data

PandaX Team Report First Dark Matter Search Data

Although the first run of the PandaX experiment has not found evidence of dark matter, it places strong constraints on future work.

Bacterial Virulence Controlled By ‘Roll Of Dice’

Bacterial Virulence Controlled By ‘Roll Of Dice’

Whether or not a Streptococcus pneumoniae infection is harmful or benign seems to depend on a random, six-phase switch.

Vaccines Go Stealth-Mode To Fight Cancer

Vaccines Go Stealth-Mode To Fight Cancer

By coating vaccines in a stealth nanogel, researchers have been able to evade the immune system and target macrophages in the lymph nodes.

What A Difference A Neutron Makes

What A Difference A Neutron Makes

For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that modified hydrogen bonding is sufficient to switch solid-state electronic properties.

Doubling Up Perovskite For Efficient Water Splitting

Doubling Up Perovskite For Efficient Water Splitting

By combining perovskite solar cells with cheap water splitting catalysts, scientists have developed a highly efficient method of producing both oxygen and hydrogen from water.