A better understanding of plasma cell signaling could lead to better vaccines and therapies for autoimmune disease.
Japanese scientists have successfully fine-tuned the self-organised assembly of organic electronic materials.
The photoreceptor SesA enables cyanobacteria sense blue light and produce cellulose to avoid light damage.
A technique employing laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy can rapidly identify harmful re-used oil known in China as “gutter oil”.
A study in rats suggests that eating junk food weakens self control, leading to overeating and obesity.
Negative emotions linked to memories may not be as hard-wired as previously thought.
The genome of the Damaraland mole rat provides an insight into the adaptations required for life underground.
Magnetic tweezers have allowed scientists to unravel what happens when α-catenin is stretched.
Drug-resistant malaria parasites, requiring a longer duration of treatment, have emerged in Southeast Asia.
Quantum technology inspired by algae could aid the development of ‘super-absorbers’ for energy storage.