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Perovskite Solar Cells Made Stable

Perovskite Solar Cells Made Stable

By sidestepping the hole-transportation layer, scientists have developed a cheaper and more stable perovskite-based solar cell.

pH Switch Helps EV71 Invade Cells

pH Switch Helps EV71 Invade Cells

Changes in pH as the EV71 virus is internalized trigger viral uncoating via the SCARB2 protein, study shows.

Cosmic Ray Hotspot Found

Cosmic Ray Hotspot Found

The Telescope Array group has identified a hotspot in the Northern hemisphere where super high energy cosmic rays seem to be clustered.

Mysterious Dance Of Dwarfs Forces Cosmic Rethink

Mysterious Dance Of Dwarfs Forces Cosmic Rethink

The discovery that dwarf galaxies cluster around larger galaxies in orderly discs challenges the current understanding of physical laws.

520 Million Year Old Brain Fossil Found

520 Million Year Old Brain Fossil Found

The well-preserved fossil of the predator Lyrarapax unguispinus shows that they had much simpler brains than their prey.

Gut Immunity Is A Two Way Street

Gut Immunity Is A Two Way Street

A study shows that immune cells actively maintain a healthy gut microbiota, challenging the assumption that gut immunity is purely reactive.

New Edible Catfish Discovered In North Queensland

New Edible Catfish Discovered In North Queensland

A genetic analysis reveals that a commonly caught eel-tailed catfish is actually a distinct new species.

Decoding Dengue’s RNA Defense

Decoding Dengue’s RNA Defense

Scientists have uncovered the pathway that the dengue virus-2 uses to evade the immune response.

Clean Water Cheaply & Safely

Clean Water Cheaply & Safely

Scientists have developed a cost-effective water disinfection device that can run safely on low-input voltage batteries.

Asian Liver Fluke Genome Sequenced

Asian Liver Fluke Genome Sequenced

The genome of the Asian liver fluke, a parasite that can cause bile duct cancer and infects millions in Asia, has been sequenced.