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Immune-Brain Interaction Links Stress To Depression

Immune-Brain Interaction Links Stress To Depression

The immune system, in particular a receptor called TLR4, could form the link between stress and depression.

Using Zebrafish To Study Human Respiratory Diseases

Using Zebrafish To Study Human Respiratory Diseases

Scientists have discovered genes in zebrafish which may be synonymous with the genes for developing hair-like structures in the human airway.

Shared Pain Brings People Together

Shared Pain Brings People Together

Going through painful experiences together can change a group’s behavior, promoting bonding and solidarity.

How To Become A Marine Biologist

How To Become A Marine Biologist

A Singaporean university partners with other institutions to build a global network of citizen oceanographers.

Genetic Code Of Resilient Midges Unveiled

Genetic Code Of Resilient Midges Unveiled

Researchers have deciphered the genetic mechanism of a species of small fly that is invulnerable to harsh conditions such as drought.

Bottom-Up For Self-Assembled Graphene Ribbons

Bottom-Up For Self-Assembled Graphene Ribbons

By exploiting the properties of copper, scientists have developed a way to produce defect-free graphene nanoribbons in a specific configuration.

Graphene Enables Room Temperature Terahertz Detection

Graphene Enables Room Temperature Terahertz Detection

Scientists have built a terahertz radiation detector that has a range 100 times larger than the visible spectrum and can operate even at room temperature.

Attacking Superbugs With New Drug Cocktails

Attacking Superbugs With New Drug Cocktails

A Singaporean team has discovered new ways to enhance the efficacy of drugs used to treat respiratory infections and antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Innate Cooperation Can Kill Tumors

Innate Cooperation Can Kill Tumors

Scientists have found that the innate immune system also participates in the killing of tumor cells.

When It Comes To Risk, Grey Matter Matters

When It Comes To Risk, Grey Matter Matters

The volume of grey matter could be used as a biomarker for financial risk attitudes, researchers say.