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Dark Matter Half What We Thought

Dark Matter Half What We Thought

New calculations reveal that there is only half has much dark matter in the Milky way as previously thought.

Epigenetic Modifications Drive Brain Cancer

Epigenetic Modifications Drive Brain Cancer

Scientists have identified an epigenetic modification that controls the aggressiveness of glioblastoma stem cells.

Rainforest Berry Destroys Tumors In Animals

Rainforest Berry Destroys Tumors In Animals

A drug derived from the Blushwood plant has been found to be 70 percent effective in eradicating tumors in animal models.

Keeping The Crown-Of-Thorns At Bay

Keeping The Crown-Of-Thorns At Bay

A detailed study of the population dynamics of the Crown-of-Thorns starfish could help local fishermen dependent on the coral reefs of Japan.

Cloud Arch: Lightweight & Sustainable Architecture

Cloud Arch: Lightweight & Sustainable Architecture

Ultra-light, fire-resistant and able to span large roofs, Cloud ArchTM could help make construction more sustainable.

Fixing A Protein ‘Transport Hub’ Could Slow Brain Degeneration

Fixing A Protein ‘Transport Hub’ Could Slow Brain Degeneration

A better understanding of how proteins are sorted and transported in the cell could lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

Nanosheets Roll On Command

Nanosheets Roll On Command

Scientists from OIST have developed an optically traceable nanosheet that is responsive to pH.

Printing Metal In The Liquid Phase

Printing Metal In The Liquid Phase

Scientists have developed a faster and more efficient way to 3D print metal objects, special inks that print in the liquid phase.

The Genetics Of Monarch Migration

The Genetics Of Monarch Migration

The extraordinary migratory behavior of Monarch butterflies is largely determined by a single gene, scientists say.

Photosynthetic Mystery Solved: Galactolipids Not Necessary

Photosynthetic Mystery Solved: Galactolipids Not Necessary

Surprising new research shows that photosynthesis in cyanobacteria does not require the galactolipids found abundantly in the photosynthetic membrane.